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BIO: Many years ago, in a moment of professional crisis, I took up for a spell with The Jayhawks, an earnest band from Minnesota with whom I shared a tour, a dog-eared sensibility, and the lack of sufficient patronage that might’ve kept us from sleeping triple in the double beds of hard-lit motel rooms scattered throughout the land of the Great Lakes. Before meeting them, I had been given their most recent album by way of introduction; and I will confess here that upon first listen I became so seduced by the singular character that emerged from the songs, that I failed to register that there were actually two very different singers giving rise to him. Honest: I heard it all as if coming from one central figure who had a voice all his own, and that neither lead singer in the band could wholly claim or account for. I was embarrassed when this mishearing was initially pointed out to me; but had I been on the other end of that inadvertent deception I would have thrilled to it: the notion that a nameless Other might have been rendered so persuasively in song that the artists themselves disappeared fully into its arc and service.

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by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2020

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The Milk Carton Kids are digitally releasing the live album Live From Lincoln Theatre today....
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by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

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by TV News Desk - April 28, 2020

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by TV News Desk - March 30, 2020

Grammy-nominated group The Milk Carton Kids have rescheduled their West Coast tour with Haley Heynderickx in celebration of The Only Ones, their critically acclaimed new record out now on the band's own Milk Carton Records imprint in partnership with Thirty Tigers. The run of dates now kicks off at ...
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by TV News Desk - March 04, 2020

Grammy-nominated group The Milk Carton Kids are set to tour the West Coast this spring with Haley Heynderickx in celebration of The Only Ones, their critically acclaimed new record out now on the band's own Milk Carton Records imprint in partnership with Thirty Tigers (purchase the record HERE). Tic...
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by TV News Desk - February 24, 2020

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by TV News Desk - December 12, 2019

J.S. Ondara has confirmed new tour dates supporting The Lumineers next year. The shows kick off in Asheville, NC on January 31, 2020 and will run throughout March. The dates follow a massive year of touring for Ondara, including sold out European performances, a completely sold out headlining U.S. t...
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by TV News Desk - October 24, 2019

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by TV News Desk - October 18, 2019

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by TV News Desk - September 27, 2019

Critically acclaimed The Milk Carton Kids are debuting their new track “I'll Be Gone” today. The track hails from their forthcoming album The Only Ones, set for release on October 18 via the band's own Milk Carton Records imprint in partnership with Thirty Tigers. ...
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by TV News Desk - September 19, 2019

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by TV News Desk - September 12, 2019

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by TV News Desk - September 09, 2019

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by TV News Desk - September 06, 2019

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by TV News Desk - September 04, 2019

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by TV News Desk - August 15, 2019

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by TV News Desk - August 08, 2019

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass keeps the lineup announcements rolling this week. Through their traditional “artist medley” teases, fans were treated to a sneak-peek audio clip of unannounced artists on HSB's social media accounts earlier in the week. Today, HSB revealed ten new artists who will join the ...
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by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2019

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by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2019

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by TV News Desk - July 25, 2019

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