Lee Roy Parnell to perform as musical guest The Buddy & Jim Show
GRAMMY-nominated artist Lee Roy Parnell will be the featured musical guest on the highly acclaimed “The Buddy & Jim Show” on SiriusXM airing on the Outlaw Country Channel 60 and streaming OnDemand on SiriusXM connected devices and speakers.
Saturday 4/28 10 pm ET
Sunday 4/29 10 am ET
Monday 4/30 2 am & 2 pm ET
Wednesday 5/2 12 am & 10 pm ET
“I love Outlaw Country, and I love ‘The Buddy and Jim Show,’” says Lee Roy Parnell. “It was a joy to catch up and reminisce with my old friends.”
Midnight Believer was included on All Music’s “Best Blues Albums of 2017″ list, along with Keb’ Mo’, Taj Mahal, Robert Cray, Gary Clark, Jr., David “Honeyboy” Edwards, and more. Vintage Guitar noted in a review that “Too Far Gone,” a song from Midnight Believer features a “gorgeous, melodic solo that is warm enough to melt ice” and called the album “one of the most pleasant surprises from 2017’s record releases.”
Musically, Parnell presents some of the best performances of his career on Midnight Believer. He approached this release with the intention of letting the music and performances speak. There is a level of organically-delivered emotion through his playing that took the path of not over-producing every track.
Parnell is currently touring the country on his Midnight Believer Tour. Upcoming tour dates include:
May 18 – Beacon, NY – The Towne Crier
May 19 – New York, NY – Opry City Stage
May 20 – Shirley, MA – The Bull Run
May 22 – Washington, DC – Pearl Street Warehouse
May 23 – Richmond, VA – The Tin Pan
June 8 – Nashville, TN – CMA Music Festival
June 9 – Fort Wayne, IN – Sweetwater (Guitar Army featuring John Jorgenson, Lee Roy Parnell, Joe Robinson)
June 16 – Plano, TX – Love & War
June 22 – Greenville, TX – Texan Theater
June 30 – Alto, NM – Spencer Theatre
About “The Buddy and Jim Show”
Longtime friends and collaborators Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale co-host a two-hour weekly Americana journey originating from Miller’s home studio in Nashville, TN, and featuring exclusive interviews and performances from American roots artists each week. The show can be heard on SiriusXM Outlaw Country Channel 60 on Mondays 2 pm ET, Saturdays 10 pm ET and is rebroadcast Sundays 10 am ET, Mondays 2 am & 2 pm ET, and, Wednesdays 12 am & 10 pm ET and streaming OnDemand on SiriusXM connected devices and speakers.
About Lee Roy Parnell
After earning a regular spot at Nashville’s famed Bluebird Café and a publishing contract, Lee Roy Parnell launched his solo career on Arista Records, which produced many country hits, including seven Top 10 hits: “A Little Bit Of You,” “What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am,” “Tender Moment,” “Love Without Mercy,” “On The Road,” “I’m Holding My Own,” and “Heart’s Desire.” Parnell has earned two GRAMMY® Award nominations for his instrumental tracks, “Cat Walk” (with Flaco Jiménez) and “Mama, Screw Your Wig On Tight,” and was nominated for CMA Vocal Event of the Year on “John the Revelator” (with The Fairfield Four). During his storied career, Parnell has toured and collaborated with many music legends including The Allman Brothers Band, Merle Haggard, Delbert McClinton, and Bonnie Raitt. In 2011, Parnell was presented with his most cherished honor: being inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters’ Hall of Fame, joining the likes of such talented composers as Kris Kristofferson, Rodney Crowell, JD Souther, Willie Nelson, Guy Clark, and others. In 2017, Parnell released his first new album in over a decade — the highly-anticipated and critically-acclaimed Midnight Believer — on Vector Recordings/BFD. Parnell produced the album and co-wrote all 10 songs with award-winning songwriter Greg Barnhill, including the moving “Sunny Days,” which features a special guest appearance by The Fairfield Four. In addition to solo Midnight Believer Tour dates, Parnell is currently touring with Guitar Army, which features fellow world-class guitarists John Jorgenson and Joe Robinson. Follow Lee Roy on his website at leeroyparnell.com/.
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