HIS 17TH RECORDING, AND HIS FIRST PLAYING ONLY BASS GUITAR –
IN DECEMBER 2011
Also in December, Keller Williams releases his 17th recording, Bass, which is also Keller’s first-ever release playing only bass guitar. The lineup – dubbed Kdubalicious for live shows – features Keller on bass, Jay Starling on keyboards, and Mark D on drums. Additional details on the release of this reggae/ dub/ funk delight will be announced soon.
Brought together by equal parts mutual admiration and the desire to change the musical landscape while staying true to their roots, The Travelin’ McCourys Featuring Keller Williams are a perfect - albeit unexpected - fit. The two have a lot in common after all: their high energy, ever-evolving live shows, their individual playing prowess, and their strong and unique song writing skills. It’s a perfect marriage of instrumental virtuosos, memorable songwriting, infectious musical camaraderie, and undeniable energy. And with both acts known to bring epic and spontaneous live collaborations to theaters and festivals across America – The Travelin' McCourys Featuring Keller Williams will take this collaborative spirit one step further, promising to bring something fresh and unexpected to the live stage.
Long considered one of the most unique and prolific live performers, Keller Williams brings his signature joyful spontaneity and infectious good humor to another of his recent incarnations: Keller Plays For Kids. A standout at Lollapalooza’s much-buzzed about “Kidzapalooza” and a favorite Super Music Friend on Yo Gabba Gabba! Tour,Keller Plays For Kids heads into theatres in a handful of select markets this fall, including Washington DC, Brooklyn, and others. See below for Keller Plays for Kidsdetails. Check out this Keller Plays for Kids feature on HDNet Movies KidScene:kellerwilliams.net/kids
The current list of confirmed dates is as follows:Saturday, September 24 - Sunday, September 25 Life Is Good Festival Boston MAKIDS showThursday, October 6 Harro East Ballroom Rochester NY
Friday, October 7 Westcott Theater Syracuse NY
Saturday, October 8 The Egg Albany NY KIDS showSaturday, October 8 The Egg Albany NY
Saturday, October 15 Utopiafest Utopia TX
Friday, October 21 Magnolia Music Festival Live Oak FL The Travelin' McCourys Featuring Keller WilliamsSaturday, October 22 9:30 Club Washington D.C. KIDS showSaturday, October 22 9:30 Club Washington D.C.
Friday, October 28 Madison Theater Covington KY Deloween with Keller Williams, The Del McCoury Band, and The Travelin' McCourys Featuring Keller WilliamsSaturday, October 29 Jefferson Center Roanoke VA Deloween with Keller Williams, The Del McCoury Band, and The Travelin' McCourys Featuring Keller WilliamsSunday, October 30 Voodoo Music Festival New Orleans LA The Travelin' McCourys Featuring Keller WilliamsThursday, November 3 - Friday, November 4 The Pour House Charleston SC
Saturday, November 5 Georgia Theatre Athens GA
Thursday, November 10 Blind Pig Ann Arbor MI
Friday, November 11 Newport Music Hall Columbus OH
Saturday, November 12 Beachland Ballroom & Tavern Cleveland OH
Friday, November 18 Stone Pony Asbury Park NJ
Saturday, November 19 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn NY KIDS showWednesday, November 30 - Thursday, September 1 The Abbey Theatre Durango CO
Friday, December 2 El Rey Theatre Albuquerque NM
Saturday, December 3 Orpheum Theater Flagstaff AZ
Sunday, December 4 Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas NV
Thursday, December 8 Infinity Hall Norfolk CT
Wednesday, December 28 Lincoln Theatre Raleigh NC KIDS ShowWednesday, December 28 Lincoln Theatre Raleigh NC with KdubaliciousThursday, December 29 The National Richmond VA KIDS showThursday, December 29 The National Richmond VA w/ Kdubalicious and The Pimps of JoytimeFriday, December 30 The Norva Norfolk VA KIDS showFriday, December 30 The Norva Norfolk VA with Kdubalicious and The Pimps of JoytimeSaturday, December 31 Brooklyn Performing Arts Center Wilmington NC with Kdubalicious and
Keller & The KeelsSaturday, December 31 Brooklyn Performing Arts Center Wilmington NC KIDS showMonday, January 9 - Saturday, January 14 Jam Cruise 10 Fort Lauderdale FL Keller & The KeelsWednesday, March 14 - Saturday, March 17 Jam in the 'Dam, The Melkweg Amsterdam NL
Look for Keller Williams’ complete list of fall tour dates at kellerwilliams.net.