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California soul collective ‘Allensworth’ drops new album with east coast tour - blog post image

California soul collective ‘Allensworth’ drops new album with east coast tour

Hailing from Southern California, Jamie Allensworth and his eponymous musical collective fuse rock and soul with true-life anthemic song writing. His playbook dives deeply into the soul tradition of James Brown, Otis Redding, and Curtis Mayfield, and updates that tradition along the lines of Alabama Shakes, Michael Kiwanuka, with an added psychedelic twist.

No stranger to these shores, Allensworth is making the journey to Australia this May to launch the ingeniously titled album 'Albumsworth' with shows and festivals up and down the East Coast. The tour features his long-standing Australian band which includes members of Hussy Hicks, Cheap Fakes, and Band of Frequencies to name a few.

"No song should last much more than two minutes" was the initial idea for Allensworth's new Album, and it was recorded at a cracking pace over three late night sessions at Lovestreet Studios on Queensland's Gold Coast. The two-minute rule stood true for a few tracks but evolved and lengthened as the final versions were put to bed. This ethos has resulted in a lean album which cuts straight to the song, and to the groove.

The tour includes stop-offs at Gumball, Culburra, and Broadbeach Festivals along with some of the best live music venues in the country.

Albumsworth is out 19th April 2019 through Only Blues Music and your favourite online stores.

allensworthmusic.com


Allensworth NSW Tour Dates

Wed 24 April
The Vanguard, Newtown NSWwith special guests
8:00pm
$20 online, $25 on the door
Tickets: http://bit.ly/allensworth-vanguard-19

Fri 26 April
Beaches, Thirroul NSW 8:00pm
Free entry

Sat 27 April
The Gumball Festival, Dashville NSWTickets and info: http://dashville.com.au/gumball/tickets/

Sun 28 April
The Harrington Hotel, Harrington NSW 3:00pm
Free entry

Thurs 2 May
Lefty's Music Hall, Brisbane QLD 8:00pm
$15

Fri 3 May
Burleigh BBQ Bazaar, Gold Coast 5:00pm
Free entry

Sat 4 May
Kingscliff Beach Hotel, Kingscliff NSW 7:00pm
Free entry

Wed 8 May
Number 5 Church Street, Bellingen, NSW
7:00pm
$15 on the door, or call for tickets (02) 6655 0155
 

Thurs 9 May
The Victoria Hotel, Bathurst NSW 7:00pm
$20 on the door

Fri 10 May
The Agrestic Grocer, Orange NSW 7:00pm
$25
Tickets: https://www.theagresticgrocer.com.au/

Sat 11 May
The Culburra Beach Festival, Cullburra NSW,

Tickets and info: http://www.culburrabeachfestival.org.au/ 

Sun 12 May
The Old Manly Boatshed, Manly NSW 7:30pm
Free entry

Wed 15 May
The Dusty Attic, Lismore NSW 7:00pm
$15 door, $12 + BF presale
Tickets: http://bit.ly/allensworth-lismore-19

For QLD tour dates, head to allensworthmusic.com

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