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Wild Firez in ATL

Next up, got a crack band of players on this week’s show:
Robert Bret Hartley (electric guitar), Colin Agnew (drums) and special guests Brad Rice (ya know, of Whiskeytown, Son Volt, Ryan Adams, Tift Merrit, Ray Wylie Hubbard fame, and more) and good friend, engineer and solid musician Ben Holst on pedal steel.

Tuesday, May 22nd
Smith’s Olde Bar– Atlanta, GA
w/ Anne Elise Hastings & Her Revolving Cast of Characters (9pm) + Sylvia Rose Novack (8pm)
We hit at 10pm..

Come and get it!

Kouyate & Klein shows

Well hello, sunshine. Spring has sprung. Excited to get outside, catch some music, and hit the mountains a few times in the coming months. A few shows on the horizon- come say hey. My West African root-meets-American roots folk rock project, Lassine Kouyate, is honored to open for Toubab Krewe’s “Stylo” album release tour in Atlanta in two weeks. Check it out:

Thurs. April 19thTerminal West– Atlanta, GA (9pm)
Lassine Kouyate supporting Toubab Krewe w/ Africa Unplugged

Sat. April 21stFront Porch Bookstore– Winterville, GA (6pm)
Adam Klein & The Wild Fires

Wed. May 2ndThe Foundry– Athens, GA (7pm)
Solo in-the-round w/ Athens’ Hunter Callahan, Steve Erwin, Kyle Moore, Liam Parke & Van Shepherd.

Check out this video from our Lassine Kouyate show at Terminal West opening for Vieux Farka Toure:

Black Lung Blues video + shows!

New video, for unreleased song “Black Lung Blues”, released today via The Attic Sounds! Filmed at Eddie’s Attic, that’s Athens’ fiddle ace Adam Poulin accompanying. Check it out:

And… kickin’ off spring with a few shows in Georgia. Swing on by:
Thurs. March 29The World Famous– Athens (10pm)
Adam Klein & The Wild Fires w/ Cosmo Jr.

Thurs. April 19Terminal West– Atlanta (9pm)
Lassine Kouyate supporting Toubab Krewe + Africa Unplugged
Tickets here.

Saturday, April 21Front Porch Book Store– Winterville (6pm)
Adam Klein & The Wild Fires

New African Sky Podcast

The winter episode of the African Sky Podcast is live. Enjoyed speaking with my old Peace Corps Mali pal Rahama Wright and discussing all things shea, her Peace Corps experience, her work with shea women’s cooperatives in Mali and Ghana, her social enterprise Shea Yeleen, and more.

Check out the episode on the African Sky site and/or iTunes.

K’an ben,
Adam dit Lassine Kouyate

Early 2018 shows

Howdy folks. A few local Wild Fires shows to start off the year:

WED. JAN. 3rdSmith’s Olde Bar (Atlanta, GA)- 8pm
w/ The Howlin’ Brothers & Oh Jeremiah

THURS. JAN. 11thThe Foundry (Athens, GA)- 8pm

SUN. FEB. 11thRed Light Cafe (Atlanta, GA)- 8pm
w/ Hays Ragsdale of The Prescriptions & Andrew Vickery

Come say hey and catch some new tunes from Low Flyin’ Planes!