For those of you hoping to attend Farmer Jason’s popular show at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville you can now buy tickets online here. As with previous years proceeds from this show are go to Nashville Public Televisons annual spring pledge drive. This has become the biggest show in Farmer Jason’s calender and advance purchase of tickets is recommended to avoid disappointment.
Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) teams up with country-punk rock music legends Jason and The Scorchers, credited by Rolling Stone Magazine for “rewriting the history of rock-n-roll in the South,” to create Victory Road.
The world premiere of Victory Road takes place on April 10 and 11, 2015 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Terrace Theater. The band joins BMD onstage for an electrifying performance about a boy who leaves his hometown with the dream of becoming a music star in the 1980s.
Featuring music from their deep collection, Lucy Bowen McCauley unites with Jason and The Scorchers to transform their songs into movement – a journey of hope, tragedy, and triumph set to the sounds of country, punk rock, hard rock, and country rock.
“The combination of earthy, lyric-driven, guitar-based live, country rock and the elegant movements of the Bowen McCauley dancers were irresistible.” – Buzz McClain, Senior Editor at George Mason University.
“Throughout my career I have always hoped that the music of Jason and The Scorchers would be set to dance. Our music is rooted in old Sothern folk, Celtic melodies, and first-wave punk rock, all of which are dance based. When Lucy approached me with the idea, it was an instant no brainer to jump aboard the train. In fact, it is what I have always wanted to see happen” says Ringenberg.
Lucy adds, “I have loved Jason’s music for many years. It is a wonderful honor to choreograph to his stunning songs and to work with such a disarmingly humble genius.”
For more information and to purchase tickets visit – www.bmdc.org/victory-road
Here’s Farmer Jason performing Christmas Riddles on the December 17th edition of Music City Roots.
Dang the farmers and pirates are joining forces! This shot of Jason and ‘Blue Buccaneer’ Tom Mason being interviewed by Craig Havinghurst was was taken in December at a recording of Nashville’s Music City Roots, a televised concert series which airs on PBS and the internet. Photo courtesy of Anthony Scarlati.
We were blessed with a couple of press pieces over the Christmas period. The first was this interview in The Huffington Post that hit Christmas Eve, the second a wonderful review of Christmas On The Farm which appeared on the Deep Roots blog site. A lovely way to round out 2014 and the Christmas On The Farm campaign.
Farmer Jason was thrilled to have been chosen byAmerican Songwriter as their Songwriter of the Week. You can read the interview here.
Christmas on the Farm with Farmer Jason is racking up some excellent press cover and sales are the best of any Farmer Jason release in years. American Songwriter and The Huffington Post are two notable publications that will be running feature interviews with Jason in the near future. In the meantime here is are round of some of the best articles and reviews so far –
Farmer Jason worked with the Nashville Chapter of the Nature Conservancy on their If Trees Could Sing program. This program feature’s Nashville based artists talking about their favorite tree. Links to these are on You Tube and on special posts with download app instructions near the appropriate trees in Centennial Park. Farmer Jason chose to talk about the Hackberry tree.