Here’s a forceful new performance of the opening track from Ida Mae’s debut album, ‘Chasing Lights’. What a year it has been for Ida Mae. They have played 80 shows in the USA and 35 in the UK and Europe, supporting the likes of Alison Krauss, Willie Nelson and Josh Ritter. their debut reached number 8 on Billboard’s Americana / Folk album chart, which is a phenomenal achievement for a new UK band over in the States. Alongside an appearance at the Americana Music Association UK awards, the Album of the Year nominees have announced dates for a UK and Ireland tour. The duo are impressive performers and well-worth checking out. You can get a taste of their live shows on the brand new EP release, ‘Live in Memphis’, full of energy and bluesy goodness. Tickets are on sale now.
Tues 21st BRISTOL, The Louisiana
Wed 22nd LONDON, Bush Hall
Fri 24th BRIGHTON, Komedia Studio
Sat 25th NORWICH, Norwich Arts Centre
Tues 28th NEWCASTLE, Cluny’s
Wed 29th GLASGOW, Nice n Sleazy’s
Sat 2nd IRELAND, DUBLIN, Workman’s
Photo credit: Dean Chalkley
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