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Lily-O : new album out Sept 30

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Lily-O, a new album of reimagined folk songs by Vermont-born singer/fiddler/banjoist/guitarist Sam Amidon will be released Sept. 30 by Nonesuch Records. The album was produced by Valgeir Sigurðsson (Björk, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Feist) and features the innovative jazz guitarist and composer Bill Frisell, along with Amidon’s other frequent collaborators, bassist Shahzad Ismaily and drummer Chris Vatalaro. Amidon tours in Europe this summer and performs as part of Nonesuch’s 50th anniversary celebration, Nonesuch Records at BAM in Brooklyn, NY; additional US shows will be announced soon.

Pre-orders of Lily-O on CD and vinyl are available now with an instant download of the album track “Walkin’ Boss.”

Listen to “Walkin’ Boss” below.


Bright Sunny South

Bright Sunny South has made its way onto several year-end best lists:


Solo Fiddle, This Chicken Proved Falsehearted

Friends - my first two solo albums, Solo Fiddle, from 2001, and But This Chicken Proved Falsehearted, from 2007, are now digitally available on Bandcamp. Enjoy:


October 30, 2013 - thank u london

Guardian review - October 29, 2013

The Guardian‘s review of Saturday’s show at LSO St Luke’s is here.

Next up on the tour: Spain. Details on the tour page.


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