The Dunwells gain praise from Cameron Crowe

LOS ANGELES, CA – February 29th, 2012 — Breaking British band The Dunwells brought their Americana/rock/folk/soul sound to L.A.’s Hotel Cafe last night, and in the audience was writer/director Cameron Crowe who won an Academy Award for his screenplay of “Almost Famous.”  Introducing himself to the band after the show to tell them how much he liked their music, he tweeted this morning “The Dunwells! Have arrived.  1st LA show at Hotel Cafe stunning…great songs played w/ everything they’ve got…so much fun to root for em.”

And then there is influential American music industry veteran Robert Lefsetz who practically gushed about The Dunwells in his Lefsetz Letter on Sunday after seeing them at last week’s Folk Alliance Int’l in Memphis. “Utterly astounding!”, he wrote.  “I was sitting inches away and my jaw dropped.  FIVE PART HARMONIES?  They sang about love, they sang about hope, and I’m electrified just thinking about it.”

The Dunwells’ debut album, Blind Sighted Faith was released in the US earlier this month, and they have just started their first-ever U.S. tour.  As part of the tour, the band will hit New York City next Wednesday, 7th March at Mercury Lounge, and will play four shows at SXSW.

FEBRUARY

29                           Fox Theatre, Tucson, AZ*

MARCH

 2                             Chandler Center, Chandler, AZ*

 3                             SOL @ Sante Fee Brewing Co., Santa Fe, NM*

 7                             Mercury Lounge, New York, NY (headline)

 9                             Ram’s Head Tavern, Annapolis, MD  (opening for Paula Cole)

10                           Ram’s Head Tavern, Annapolis, MD  (matinee headline show)

14                           SXSW - Creekside @ Hilton Garden Inn, 12Midnight

15                           SXSW – Label Party @ Whole Foods, 3:00PM

16                           SXSW – Maggie Mae’s, 10:00PM

17                           SXSW – Folk Alliance British Embassy, 2:00PM

21                           Belly Up, Aspen, CO

23                           Swallow Hill, Denver, CO

24                           Warren Station, Keystone, CO

25                           Kilby Court, Salt Lake City, UT

30                           Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, CA

* with Los Lonely Boys


In his show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on Sunday 29 March David Randall featured a selection of tracks from “Albums of the Month” (January-March 2020) (29:45)

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Featured Albums w/c 30 March (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 HARTMANN 15 Pearls And Gems (AOR Heaven)
12:00-13:00 H.E.A.T. II (earMUSIC)
14:00-16:00 GRAHAM GOULDMAN Modesty Forbids (Lojinx)

Power Plays w/c 30 March (Mon-Fri)

LOUISE LEMON Devil (Icons Creating Evil Art )
BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE Winter Keeps Us Warm (indie)
ONE DESIRE Shadowman (Frontiers)
CRYSTAL IGNITE Black Mamba (indie)
PICTURESQUE ATTN: (Rude Records/Equal Vision Records)
SKARLETT RIOT Human (indie)
THE COVASETTES Spin (indie)



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