John Prine


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John Prine Beyond Words

Release Date: Apr 18, 2017
Label: Oh Boy Records

PRESS RELEASES

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July 7, 2017

Oh Boy Records Presents: "The Songs of John Prine" at Basement East on July 27th With All Proceeds Benefiting Those Darlins' Jessi Zazu

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April 11, 2017

Oh Boy Records to Release John Prine Beyond Words April 18th

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BIOGRAPHY

Two time Grammy-award winner, John Prine, is a singer songwriter who, from his eponymously titled first LP release in 1971, has continued to write and perform songs that have become central to our American musical heritage. Classics like, 'Angel from Montgomery,' 'Sam Stone,' 'Paradise,' and 'Hello in There' speak to the everyday experience of ordinary people with a simple honesty, and an extraordinary ability to get right through to the heart of the listener.

With his career spanning more than 40 years, Prine continues to perform at sold out shows all over the US, Canada, and Europe. Among the many awards and accolades John has received in recent times include is his 2003 induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and an Americana Lifetime Achievement Award for songwriting. In 2005, Prine was honored at the Library of Congress by US Poet Laureate Ted Kooser and in 2016 was awarded the prestigious PEN New England’s Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award . Prine has become for many, not just a well loved and appreciated songwriter, but a bonafide American treasure.

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Press Clippings

John Prine, Beyond Words (Jambands)

The Songs of John Prine: A Benefit for Jessi Zazu (Nashville Scene Critics Pick)

See John Prine Explain Why Johnny Cash Wanted to Rewrite ‘Sam Stone’ (Rolling Stone Country)

At 70, John Prine is the hippest songwriter in Nashville (Knoxville News-Sentinel)

John Prine shares stories behind songs (Associated Press)

At 70, John Prine Is the Hippest Songwriter in Nashville (US News)

John Prine Has Stories Enough To Fill A Book (NPR)

John Prine keeps ’em laughing at the Hall of Fame (The Tennessean)

John Prine Talks About Songwriting, Nashville, Paradise and Beyond Words (Nashville Scene)

Paradise, via memory lane: John Prine revisits old songs in new book (The Commercial Appeal)

John Prine Talks New Songbook Beyond Words (American Songwriter)

John Prine, Beyond Words (Jambands)

John Prine’s Music to Be Collected in New Songbook (Rolling Stone Country)

Contact

Maria Ivey – maria@thepresshouse.com

Tour Dates

 

August 12 – Omagh, UK – Strule Arts Centre

August 16 – Letterkenny, Ireland – An Grianan Theatre

August 19 – Galway, Ireland – Town Hall Theatre

August 22 – Waterford, Ireland – Theatre Royal

August 25 – Dublin, Ireland – Vicar Street

September 8 – Minneapolis, MN – Northrop Auditorium

September 9 – Duluth, MN – DECC Auditorium

September 15 – North Charleston, SC – North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center

September 16 – Charlotte, NC – Belk Theatre, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

September 29 – Salina, KS – Stiefel Theatre

October 1 – Columbia, MO – Roots N Blues N BBQ

October 5 – Napa, CA – Uptown Theatre

October 6 – Reno, NV – Pioneer Center

November 10 – Washington, DC – DAR Constitution Hall

November 11 – Richmond, VA – Altria Theatre

November 17 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre

November 18 – Birmingham, AL – Alabama Theatre

December 13 – Jacksonville, FL – Florida Theatre

December 15 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall

January 31 – Playa del Carmen, MX – The Avett Brothers at the Beach 2018

February 4-February 11 – New Orleans, LA – Cayamo Cruise 2018