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Return to Australia with The Melbourne Folk Club and National Folk Festival

I’ll be returning to Australia briefly in April to play one special Melbourne show at the launch of The Melbourne Folk Club on Wednesday April 23rd. It is a brand new weekly event running at the Bella Union in Carlton, and I will be launching it with the lovely Clare Reynolds singing with me, plus a secret international guest. You can see what it’s all about at www.themelbournefolkclub.com and buy tickets there.

Clare and I will also be returning to the National Folk Festival for the second year in a row, playing 5 shows over the weekend. The line up includes other legends like Old Man Luedecke, Tift Merritt, Lindi Ortega and The Mae Trio. All the info for that at www.folkfestival.org.au

Folk Alliance International playing times

Thursday Feb 20th
5.45pm-7.15pm – State of Texas and The House Of Songs Presents – Roanoke Room w/ Matt The Electrician, Eliza Gilykson, Ariana Gillis & Jens Lysdal
10.30-11pm – Access Film Music BLUE – Room 655 w/ Liz Stringer & Ruth Moody
11.45pm-12.05am – AUSCAN Music Spotlight Showcases – Ambassadors Room, 5th Floor
1-1.25am – Access Film Music GREEN – Room 755

Friday Feb 21st
3-3.20pm – Access Film Music RED – Room 555
11-11.25pm – Horizon Suite @ Regents Room, 5th Floor w/ The Stray Birds
12.10-12.30am – AUSCAN Music Spotlight Showcases – Ambassadors Room, 5th Floor
1-1.30am – Canada Gold – Room 540 – w/ Liz Stringer

Saturday Feb 22nd
2-3pm – AUSCAN Music Spotlight Showcases – Ambassadors Room, 5th Floor – w/ Dave Gunning, Gabrielle Papillon, Ian Sherwood
3-3.50pm – Folk Music Canada – Room 534 w/ Del Barber, Sam Baker & Jay Aybar
7.30-8pm – OFFICIAL SHOWCASE – Brookside
10.30-11.15pm – House of Romanoff – Room 720 w/ Kim Richey, Mel Parsons & Bella Hardy
11.30-12pm – Access Film Music BLUE – Room 655 w/ The Mae Trio & Mel Parsons
12.30am – Red Beet Records Room – Room 748

FESTIVAL OF SMALL HALLS w/ Rose Cousins in November/December

I will head on the road with the amazing Rose Cousins for the Festival of Small Halls, which kicks off just after Mullumbimby Music Festival.

This tour goes through small regional towns in Queensland, places that have populations of 300-400 in many cases. You can check it all out at http://festivalofsmallhalls.com/
and find tour dates at by clicking on SHOWS above.

Here is a video of Rose & I singing the Guy Clark classic ‘LA Freeway’ earlier this year.

Australian EP Release & Tour with Old Man Luedecke (Canada)

Dear friends,

I’m so excited to announce my return to Australia in October!

It all begins with the release of my brand new EP ‘Not Built To Last’, which comes out Friday 18th October through Vitamin Records.

I will then be hitting the road with 2 time Juno Award winning Canadian singer/songwriter OLD MAN LUEDECKE and other special guests.

Tickets are all on sale so see the links below!

NOT BUILT TO LAST TOUR DATES

w/ Old Man Luedecke (Canada)

October

25/26 – Fleurieu Folk Festival, SA – TICKETS

27 – Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle WA (Afternoon show)

27 – Ellington Jazz Club, Perth WA w/ Ruby Boots (Solo) – TICKETS

31 – Spotted Cow, Toowoomba QLD – TICKETS

November

1 – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane QLD (Early Evening show) w/ O’ Little Sister – TICKETS

2 – Red Hot Music, Devonport TAS – TICKETS: (03) 6424 2286

3 – Republic Bar, Hobart TAS (Afternoon Show) w/ Summer Edmunds – TICKETS

7 – Beav’s Bar, Geelong VIC – TICKETS

8 – Theatre Royal, Castlemaine VIC w/ Marlon Williams – TICKETS

9 – Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne VIC w/ FULL BAND & Marlon Williams – TICKETS

10 – Caravan Club, Oakleigh VIC (Afternoon Show) w/ Marlon Williams - TICKETS

13 – Street Theatre, Canberra ACT w/ Julia & The Deep Sea Sirens (Solo) – TICKETS

14 – Yours & Owls, Wollongong NSW – TICKETS

15 – Clarendon Guesthouse, Katoomba NSW – TICKETS

16 – The Basement, Sydney NSW w/ FULL BAND & All Our Exes Live In Texas – TICKETS

17 – Grand Junction, Maitland NSW

18 – Music Lounge, Manly NSW w/ Zoe Elliott – TICKETS

20 – Lizotte’s Central Coast NSW – TICKETS

21 – Lizotte’s Newcastle NSW – TICKETS

22 – Mullumbimby Music Festival, Mullumbimby NSW - TICKETS

April/May Australian Shows!

2013 has been amazing so far. We played at Folk Alliance in Toronto, came back and went on tour with Ruthie Foster and her beautiful band. There have been some memorable festivals including Moomba, Hills Are Alive, Yackandandah, and National Folk Festival.

Plenty more to come in April/May as well as headline dates in MIA MIA, HOBART, LAUNCESTON, ADELAIDE, BRISBANE, SYDNEY, & MULLUMBIMBY. Check out the shows tab for tickets and info!

Here is me and Ruthie after one of the shows…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News for the New Year – Folk Alliance, Festivals, Ruthie Foster and more

After a little time off, we’re hitting the ground running again in February with 14 shows in 4 days at Folk Alliance in Toronto. It is a huge conference, and we’ll be playing alongside some of the best acts from Canada, the UK, and the US including Del Barber, Rose Cousins, Rachel Sermanni, James Keelaghan, Matthew Barber, Sam Carter and many more. If you are in Toronto, drop us a line and we’ll help you catch a show.

We’re back in Australia on March 7th for a big run of shows that includes intimate solo gigs around the country, 7 festivals and a tour with Grammy Nominee Ruthie Foster (she may have just won by the time you read this!)

We’re also doing some Live Lounge shows, our special house concert series that produced some of the most fun and intimate gig moments of 2012.

Check out the SHOWS tab for gig info and tickets!

Note: For those wanting to attend our A Band on Boat show on April 20th in Adelaide – email abandonboat@gmail.com to reserve a ticket. Very limited space available!

TICKET INFO & SUPPORT ACTS – Australia & NZ Fool For Love Tours

AUSTRALIAN DATES

Nov 4 – YaYa’s – Perth, WA (Solo) w/ Felicity Groom & James Teague I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Nov 9 – Barwon Heads Bowling Club – Barwon Heads, VIC w/ Luke Legs I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Nov 16 – Trinity Sessions – Adelaide, SA w/ Jackson McLaren I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Nov 17 – The Loft – Warrnambool, VIC w/ Jackson McLaren I Trybooking.com I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Nov 22 – Smiths Alternative Bookshop– Canberra, ACT (Solo) w/ Hannah Gillespie I Trybooking.com I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Nov 24/25 – Queenscliff Music Festival – Queenscliff, VIC I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Nov 29 – Northcote Social Club – Melbourne, VIC w/ Liz Stringer & Ryan Nico I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Nov 30 – Northcote Social Club – Melbourne, VIC w/ Liz Stringer & Ruby Boots (Solo) I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 1 – Baby Black Café – Bacchus Marsh, VIC (Solo) w/ Kyle Taylor I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 2 – Northcote Social Club – Melbourne, VIC (Matinee) w/ Liz Stringer & Al Parkinson I CLICK FOR TICKETS

NZ DATES

Dec 5 – Wine Cellar, Auckland w/ Jeremy Redmore & Tim McCartney I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 6 – Plato, Dunedin w/ Marlon Williams & Matt Langley I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 7 – Nor’Wester Café, Amberley w/ Marlon Williams I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 8 – The Free House, Nelson w/ Marlon Williams & Bryce Wastney I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 9 – San Francisco Bath House, Wellington w/ Marlon Williams I CLICK FOR TICKETS


AUSTRALIA CONT.

Dec 12 – Black Bear Lodge – Brisbane, QLD w/ Liz Stringer & Alan Boyle I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 13 – Drill Hall – Mullumbimby, NSW w/ Liz Stringer & Chris Mallory & Kara Longergan (Duo) I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 14 – Great Northern Hotel – Newcastle, NSW w/ Liz Stringer & Melody Pool I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 15 – Notes Live – Sydney, NSW w/ Liz Stringer & Ryan Nico I CLICK FOR TICKETS
Dec 16 – Clarendon Guesthouse – Katoomba, NSW w/ Liz Stringer I CLICK FOR TICKETS

‘Fool For Love’ Single Release & Australian Tour

We are excited to announce that we have a new single coming out called ‘Fool For Love’ and a 15-date national tour to boot!

To celebrate we are giving you an EXCLUSIVE FREE DOWNLOAD right here at jordielane.com/site from 9am October 1 until midnight October 7. ‘Fool For Love’ will then be available on iTunes from October 8th.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS – Available 9am on October 1st

SPECIAL GUESTS to be announced

TOUR DATES:

Nov 4 – Ya Ya’s – Perth, WA (Solo)
Nov 9 – Barwon Heads Bowling Club – Barwon Heads, VIC
Nov 16 – Trinity Sessions – Adelaide, SA
Nov 17 – The Loft – Warrnambool, VIC
Nov 22 – Smiths Alternative Bookstore – Canberra, ACT (Solo)
Nov 24/25 – Queenscliff Music Festival – Queenscliff, VIC
Nov 29 – Northcote Social Club – Melbourne, VIC
Nov 30 – Northcote Social Club – Melbourne, VIC
Dec 1 – Baby Black Café – Bacchus Marsh, VIC (Solo)
Dec 2 – Northcote Social Club – Melbourne, VIC (Matinee)
Dec 12 – Black Bear Lodge – Brisbane, QLD
Dec 13 – Drill Hall – Mullumbimby, NSW
Dec 14 – Great Northern Hotel – Newcastle, NSW
Dec 15 – Notes Live – Sydney, NSW
Dec 16 – Clarendon Guesthouse – Katoomba, NSW

 

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June/July Solo Tour

May 30th 2012
Jordie will play five headline dates from June 27 – July 1 through the East Coast and Adelaide. The shows will be intimate and Jordie is going to showcase some brand new tracks he has been writing while in North America. You can buy tickets on the shows page – ON SALE NOW!

Wednesday June 27: Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane, QLD w/ Kate Martin & Alan Boyle
Thursday June 28: 5 CHURCH STREET, Bellingen, NSW w/ Kelly Stoner
Friday June 29: Royal Exchange, Newcastle East, NSW w/ Kira Puru
Saturday June 30: Camelot Lounge, Sydney, NSW w/ The Falls
Sunday July 1: The Wheatsheaf, Adelaide, SA w/ The Yearlings & The Timbers

Take Something Beautiful Compilation Album – Out Now!

May 14th 2012
Today my label Vitamin Records and Source Music celebrate the release of a beautiful tribute album for the late Jessie Younan called ‘Take Something Beautiful’. I play Jessie’s song ‘Swing’ and there are also performances by Emily Lubitz (Tin Pan Orange), Jen Cloher, and Abbe May. ‘Swing’ is getting airplay on Triple J and ABC Radio National. You can hear the album and read about the story at www.takesomethingbeautiful.com and BUY the record from www.vitamin.net.au Have a listen to Swing in my playlist on the right side of this website!