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CQ Roundup, 11/8-11/15

A couple of queer country showcases, plus all our faves seem to be touring wildly right now. All this and more…

  • If you’re in spittin’ distance of Nashville, DO NOT MISS the Queer Country Showcase at Dee’s on Monday, Nov 11, featuring our pals Paisley Fields, Karen & the Sorrows, Mercy Bell, Mya Byrne, and Justin Hiltner.Tix available here!
  • CQ pals Karen & The Sorrows is #1 on the Alt-Country Chart this week! 
  • Speaking of which: Karen & the Sorrows (featuring our pal Barbara Endes of Girls on Grass) are in Pittsburgh tonight. From there they head to Louisville on Sunday, Asheville, NC on Tuesday; Durham, NC on Wednesday, and Baltimore, MD on Thursday. Whew! Details.
  • Also in Pittsburgh tonight: go see James Wilson of Paisley Fields tickle the ol’ ivories behind Jason Hawk Harris; Saturday they’ll be in Ft. Wayne, IN; Sunday in Detroit, Tuesday in Yorkville, IL, and Wednesday in Minneapolis. Also whew! Deets here.
  • Lavender Country, Secret Emchy Society, and Mya Byrne will be playing the very first CQ Presents show in Sonoma on Friday, November 15th. We can’t wait! More here.
  • Mya Byrne is playing at Trans Voices Cabaret at The Duplex in NYC on Saturday, November 9th. Tix here.
  • Aaron Lee Tasjan is supporting The Marcus King Band in Mobile, AL, tonight; Memphis tomorrow night; St. Louis on Sunday; Bloomington, IL, on Tuesday; Cincinnati on Thursday; and Indianapolis on Friday. Triple-whew! Deets.
  • Michelle Brooke just rolled out the spectacular video for her hit single “Storm”. Watch it here.
  • CQ faves Sarah Shook and the Disarmers are back on the road starting Friday the 15th, in Brattleboro, VT. Info.
  • Amythyst Kiah is in Moseley, VA, tonight; Philadelphia, PA, on Saturday the 9th; Beacon, NY, on the 10th; Northampton, MA, on the 11th; Saranac Lake, NY, on the 13th; Ridgefield, CT on the 14th; and Portsmouth, NH, on the 15th.  Details here.
  • Catch Chely Wright on SIRIUS XM channel 127 tonight at 7.
  • Indigo Girls play in Champaign, IL, on the 12th; Des Moines, IA on the 13th; and Salina, KS, on the 15th. Details.
  • Brandi Carlile will be honored with the Impact Award at the CMT Next Women of Country event on Nov. 12 in Nashville.
  • Catch Orville Peck in a mini-concert on Sirius XM Outlaw Country tonight at 8pm EST and throughout the weekend.
  • Shane McAnally was on the Kelly Clarkson show on Wednesday. See the clip here.

That’s all for now!

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