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NOLA 2Nite

The Twilight Singers hit the road early today to make it to New Orleans for tonight’s show at Tipitina’s Uptown. Check out the Forum for meetup details. New Orleans should expect a tight show, similar to Atlanta’s, with a possible jam with local legend, and opening act, Henry Butler. There also may be a super-secret post show gig with Greg and friends (Did someone say Zeppelin and Skynyrd covers?). But, you didn’t hear it from me…

Atlanta Recap

Last night in Atlanta, Greg Dulli proved that the Twilight Singers could be whatever band that he wanted, at any time. Smith’s Olde Bar saw a very different Singers than the other shows I’ve caught, in New York, and Cincy. The band was nothing short of an efficient, steamrolling machine, plowing from song to song with NO breaks or monologues, aside from a brief greeting from Gen. Sherman and a shortened Purple Rain intro. The time between encores was also incredibly short. Total running time…

Lanegan Tour, Upcoming Statistics Show

Greg Dulli confirmed that six days following the Twilight Singers’ US tour, he will join Mark Lanegan’s (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age) touring band on keys for their west coast dates. Lanegan provided vocals on the track Number Nine on Blackberry Belle. Dulli returned the favor with some studio work for Lanegan. John Curley’s new band the Staggering Statistics will play their next show in Cincinnati on December 23rd at the Northside Tavern.

Road Update

Sitting in La Guardia, waiting on our flight back to Atlanta. The sold-out NYC show was great, and l-o-n-g. It was great to meet so many members of the forum at the pre-show meetup. The meetup tonight is at the venue, Smith’s Olde bar. Stop by and say ‘Hi.’ Updates will be scattered until the weekend, and I finish up my vacation. Enjoy the shows and check the forum for setlists and info.

Philly, Cambridge, Your’e Next

I’m off to NYC for Monday night’s show. I’m told the hotel has internet access; but just in case, remember that Philly is tonight, Cambridge tomorrow. Get out and have fun. Check the Forum for meetup details.

DC Show – Tonight

The Twilight Singers have spent the day relaxing in our nation’s capitol, and plan on shaking up the Black Cat (not to be confused with Clyde) tonight. The Washington DC pre-show meetup is in the Red Room Bar, on the lower level of The Black Cat. The bar opens at 8:00. View the Thread DC is always a kind town to Dulli, so look for a great show. I saw the Whigs at the 9:30 Club in ’98 and it was one of the best…

Cleveland Rocks

Sorry for the late entry. Just got in from Cincinnati. More on that later. Tonight’s show is at the Grog Shop in Cleveland. There’s a meetup going down. Hope you can make it. View Thread. If you guys get anything like last night’s show, you’re in for a great time. Setlist Esta Noche Teenage Wristband Thats just How that Bird Sings Domani Cloudbusting Decatur St. A Love Supreme/Please Stay Love Annie Mae Papillon Martin Eden King Only Black is the Color/Time of the Season encore…

Newport Show Tonight

It’s 5 AM. I got a few hours sleep, and I’m out the door and on my way to Cincinnati for the Twilight Singers Newport, KY show. John Curley (former Whigs bassist) will be opening the show with his new band, the Staggering Statistics. Look for Dulli heckling down front. The preshow meetup is in the upstairs bar at the Southgate House. View Thread. I’ll be there, black frame glasses, short light brown hair. No updates until tomorrow. Here’s to safe travels and a good…

Detroit Tonight

After two shows in Chicago, the Twilight Singers are heading to Detroit tonight for a show at the Magic Stick. Doors are at 8:00. Tickets are still available for this show. There is a Meetup Thread for this show; but as of right now, nothing seems to be finalized. This will be the Twilight Singers’ first show at the Magic Stick since the Twilight tour in 2000.

Happy Chichester/Shawn Smith Dates

Former Twilight Singers Harold “Happy” Chichester and Shawn Smith are hitting the road together this winter. Happy’s taking on a few solo dates before joining Smith on the West coast. Both Happy and Shawn were also part of the Afghan Whigs’ touring band over the years. Here are the dates: Happy Solo Tue 12/02/03 Chicago, IL Schubas Wed 12/03/03 Grand Rapids, MI Billy’s Thu 12/04/03 Indianapolis, IN The Patio Fri 12/05/03 Cincinnati, OH Mad Frog Sat 12/06/03 Columbus, OH Oldfield’s Happy Solo and the Shawn…

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