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Shiner Beer presents..Ted Hawkins Tribute with James McMurtry, Keving Russel and MORE!!!
October 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Come celebrate the release of Cold and Bitter Tears: The Songs of Ted Hawkins on Eight 30 Records. This marks the first tribute album to the soulful Venice Beach street performer, a legend overseas later in his lifetime but a songwriter largely overlooked in the States. Hawkins simply sang like songs were stamped on his heart at birth. Evidence: High watermarks on the new record such as “Big Things” (James McMurtry), “Cold and Bitter Tears” (Kasey Chambers), “Sorry You’re Sick” (Mary Gauthier), “Who Got My Natural Comb” (Shinyribs) and several other classics. Hawkins himself backs the point with the album’s hidden track, the moving unreleased demo “Great New Year.
Refreshments provided by SHINER!