Single Mothers – Justin Townes Earle

Read about the new album from Justin Townes Earle ‘Single Mothers’



After two and a half years since his last release, Justin Townes Earle has announced his fifth studio album (and first on his new label Vagrant Records).  Entitled Single Mothers, the record will be released in Australia September 5 on Warner Music.

The Australian editions – CD, download and vinyl – will feature a bonus live acoustic version of the track “White Gardenias” which can be viewed on-line here.

Single Mothers has ten tracks and, as a recently married, sober man, Earle writes from a different point of maturity and content not seen before on past records.  “One day I just realized it’s not cool to die young, and it’s even less cool to die after 30,” Justin laughs as he reflects on a life past and his new-found clarity.

According to Earle’s website:

“Once compared to a man who wears many suits, JTE has experienced more than most, both personally and professionally, in thirty-two short years.  Between releasing four full length, critically acclaimed albums, constant touring, multiple stints in rehab, being born Steve Earle’s son, amicable and not-so-amicable break-ups with record labels, and facing the trials and tribulations of everyday life, it’s safe to say JTE has quite the story to tell.  Single Mothers serves as the perfect platform for such narrations”.


Earle will tour the U.S. throughout September and October 2014 to promote Single Mothers.


Justin Townes Earle Tour Dates:

Jun 20 Aurora IL @ Two Brothers Summer Festival

Jul 2 Portsmouth NH @ Prescott Park Arts Festival

Jul 3 Bethlehem NH @ The Colonial Theatre

Jul 5 Kingston NY @ BSP

Jul 18 Nashville TN @ The Woods at Fontanel

Jul 23 Vancouver BC @ The Imperial

Jul 25Edmonton AB @ Intersellar Rodeo

Jul 26 Bengough SK @ Gateway Festival

Sep 05 Chattanooga TN @ Track 29

Sep 07 Columbus OH @ Bluestone

Sep 09 New York NY @ Stage 48

Sep 10 Boston MA @ Royale

Sep 11 Ardmore PA @ Ardmore Music Hall

Sep 12 Rocky Mount VA @ Harvester

Sep 13 Durham NC @ Carolina Theatre

Sep 14 Charlottesville VA @ Jefferson Theatre

Sep 16 Arlington VA @ The Birchmere

Sep 17 Arlington VA @ The Birchmere

Sep 18 Pittsburgh PA @ Mr Smalls

Sep 19 Rochester NY @ Water Street Music Hall

Sep 24 Madison WI @ Barrymore Theater

Sep 25 Minneapolis MN @ First Avenue

Sep 27 Boulder CO @ Fox Theatre

Sep 28 Salt Lake City UT @ The State Room

Sep 30 Portland OR @ Wonder Ballroom

Oct 01 Seattle WA @ The Neptune

Oct 05 Napa CA @ City Winery Napa

Oct 06 Los Angeles CA @ El Rey

Oct 07 Solano Beach CA @ Belly Up


By the way, the young man on the front cover is a thirteen-year old singer/songwriter prodigy (and JTE fan) Sammy Brue.



Read about the new album from Justin Townes Earle ‘Single Mothers’



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