Music Program
 


Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

$30 door / $27 advance

Babeville presents

Cowboy Junkies

Asbury Hall at Babeville

Co-sponsored by Hallwalls
Canadian alternative rock band Cowboy Junkies will perform in Asbury Hall at Babeville on Thursday, April 15. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; music starts at 8 p.m. Lee Harvey Osmond opens. General admission, seated. Tickets: $27.00 in advance/$30.00 day of show, available now at all Tickets.com outlets, including Tops Markets, and at the Babeville box office (2nd floor), Mon.–Fri., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.), by phone 888-223-6000, and online at Tickets.com. This event is co-sponsored by Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center.

The Cowboy Junkies were founded by guitarist/songwriter Michael Timmins and bassist Alan Anton, soon joined by Michael’s brother Peter Timmins on drums, and sister Margo Timmins on vocals. They released their debut album in 1986 through their own label, which caught the eye of RCA Records, who released The Trinity Session in 1988, recorded inside Toronto's Holy Trinity Church in the span of one night. The Trinity Session became a cult hit, earning rave reviews from critics and substantial college radio airplay for tracks like "Misguided Angel" and their cover of "Sweet Jane." Something of that sound should be recreated in the acoustically similar space of Asbury Hall.

Over 20 years and 15 albums later, the Junkies once again are releasing albums on their own label, Latent Recordings. Their most recent release is Trinity Revisited, a CD/DVD package put together to revisit that iconic Trinity Session recording. Featuring appearances from Ryan Adams, the late Vic Chesnutt, and Western New York's own Natalie Merchant, Trinity Revisited re-examines the songs through the voice of time and experience, and re-imagines them in a new light. In addition to their own recordings, the Junkies are using their label to assist other musicians, including opening band Lee Harvey Osmond, comprising Tom Wilson of Blackie & the Rodeo Kings, a Junkie or two, another Rodeo King, and a Skydigger or two.

www.cowboyjunkies.com
www.myspace.com/cowboyjunkies
www.myspace.com/lhosmond


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