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Hello, friends and internet surfers.

I have a ton of news to share with you concerning shows. Americana singer-songwriter Levi Parham and I are going on a tour through the south, southeast, and midwest US in the approaching weeks. Tell your friends and family, we are coming to town:

Sept. 17 - Norman, OK - Scratch Sept. 18/19 - Tahlequah, OK - Illinois River Jam Sept. 22 - Wichita, KS - Kirby's Beer Store Sept. 23 - Kansas City, MO - Riot Room (with Victor and Penny, Nicholas St. James) Sept. 24 - St. Joseph, MO - Magoon's Sept. 25 - Columbia, MO - The Bridge Sept. 26 - Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews Sept. 27 - Chicago, IL - Goorin Bros Hat Shop (early show)  Sept. 27 - Chicago, IL - Uncommon Ground Sept. 28 - Rock Island, IL - Daytrotter Presents Moeller Mondays @ Rozz Tox Sept. 29 - St. Louis, MO - Foam Sept. 30 - Nashville, TN - The 5Spot (with Aaron Lee Tasjan, Nellie Clay) Oct. 1 - Nashville, TN - The 5Spot (Campfire Propaganda) Oct. 2 - Nashville, TN - House Show (with Nellie Clay) Oct. 3 - Knoxville, TN - KDVX Blue Plate Special (early show) Oct. 3 - Knoxville, TN - House Show Oct. 4 - Nashville, TN - TBA Oct. 5 - Florence, AL - Swamp Bar Oct. 7 - Tupelo, MS - Blue Canoe Oct. 8 - Mobile, AL - Callaghan's Oct. 9 - Lake Charles, LA - House Show Oct. 10 - Austin, TX - 2211 Bar Oct. 11 - Oklahoma City, OK - The Blue Door


On my last tour, I had the opportunity to work with Jacob Winik again in Tiny Telephone studio B for a single night. In that night, I recorded a suite of songs and melodies named Vice Versa Suite. The short album, which will be released on December 1st on CD/Digital, will be released in Tulsa, OK and Norman, OK that same weekend. Keep your eyes to the sky for these all acoustic songs.


I will be accompanying Samantha Crain on guitar for her upcoming fall European tour. Check out full details and get tickets at

11/8 Dublin, DUB Workman's Club 11/10 London, LND The Forge 11/13 The Hague, ZH Crossing Border Festival 11/15 Copenhagen, No State Huset 11/16 Berlin, Ber Berghain Panoramabar 11/17 Antwerp, No State Autumn Falls @Trix 11/18 Paris, IDF Espace B 11/19 Koln, NRW King Georg Klubbar 11/20 Schnorndorf, B-W Club Manufaktur 11/21 Zurich, ZH El Lokal 11/22 Munich, Bay Hauskonzerte -----------------------------------------------------------------------

Before I go, I would like to announce that I will be entering the studio on December 6th to begin recording my next full-length record at Breathing Rhythm Studios here in Oklahoma. More news coming soon. All my love,

John Calvin Abney ~ ~ ~


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