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Billy Strings Heads Home and Takes In Water

Billy Strings announces new music tour dates

Billy Strings Reveals New Song

New Album Due September 27

Tour Dates Announced Including AmericanaFest 2019

Billy Strings – Photo: Supplied

Exciting bluegrass artist Billy Strings has released a new single “Taking Water” (see clip below) which is lifted off the forthcoming album Home (via Rounder Records).

Strings’ debut album was the magnificent and striking Turmoil and Tinfoil which ranked high in our best albums of 2017. The subject matter was dark, reflecting on troubled times in a small town where boredom leads to bad choices which almost enveloped Strings himself, saved by his deep attachment for music. At the same time, the album provided high-speed picking, the clarity of a new, profound vision and some experimentation. It was bold, a breath of fresh air in the bluegrass tradition.

Home will provide the Michigan-born, Nashville-based artist with another opportunity to re-shape the bluegrass and country folk genres in his own style. It is Strings’ second studio album and is due out on September 27.  Pre order is available now

Amazon Pre-order Link

All 2019 tour dates have recently been announced including several two-night stops in Atlanta, San Francisco, Portland, Carrboro, Charlottesville, Boston and Brooklyn.  Billy Strings will be appearing at AmericanaFest in Nashville in September and Listening Through The Lens will be doing its absolute darndest to see him perform there! A full list of tour dates is HERE.

Home Track Listing

Taking Water 

Must Be Seven

Running

Away From The Mire

Home

Watch It Fall

Long Forgotten Dream

Highway Hypnosis

Enough To Leave

Hollow Heart

Love Like Me

Everything’s The Same 

Guitar Peace

Freedom

Billy Strings announces new music tour dates

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  1. Strings is fantastic. I hope you can catch him at amf!

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    • Thanks Sara! Almost saw him at The Festy in Virginia in 2017 but circumstances conspired against. I see he’s playing at Red Rocks with Greensky Bluegrass – now that’d be a show!

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