1 (edited by BansheeUK 2013-05-24 08:54:41)

Topic: Lincoln Durham - UK Tour

Don't know where to start, or if I would, to catagorize this guy; another hot pick from the recent Classic Rock blues album reviews. There's the "busker" style I'd guess, similar to Seasick Steve, to this young guy from Austin, TX, with his beat-up Gibson acoustic, makeshift amps, resonators,violin, bass drum, stomp box, suitcase and tincan microphones, but there's also an old, dark soul in his voice and lyrics. Raw, country, folk  and blues, with some killer edge slide guitar and  "pained, gripping vocals that sound as if Ray LaMontagne swallowed razor blades and took vocal lessons from Howlin’ Wolf."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29qHBEm6-9w
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qbHRvc-LBc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU6sZAeM … re=related

Whetted your appetite? he's in the UK from September:-

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 8:30pm
Lincoln Durham w/ Water Tower - UK TOUR @ World Unlimited @ The Music Room
Hare & Hounds, 106 High Street, King's Heath, Birmingham   

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 8:30pm
What's Cookin' @ The Birkbeck Tavern, 45 Langthorne Road , Leyton   

Friday, September 14, 2012 7:30pm
Shetland Blues Festival @ Ness Boating Club, Gusseltown, Dunrossness, Shetland, SL ZE2 9JQ

Saturday, September 15, 2012 4:30pm
Shetland Blues Festival @ The Marlex
Lerwick, Shetland, SL

Saturday, September 15, 2012 7:30pm
Shetland Blues Festival @ Mareel Lerwick, SL

Sunday, September 16, 2012 7:30pm
Shetland Blues Festival @ Mareel Lerwick, SL

Thursday, September 20, 2012 8pm
Jumpin Hot Club at the Cluny; 36 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne,   

Thursday, September 27, 2012  8:30pm FREE!!
The Old Duke; 45 King Street, Bristol, BS1 4ER   

Friday, September 28, 2012 8pm
The Guitar Bar; 2 Pelham Road, Carrington , Nottingham 

Saturday, September 29, 2012 8pm
Molescroft Pavillion, Beverley, E   

Sunday, September 30, 2012 6pm
The Apple Tree 45 Mount Pleasant, Clerkenwell, London
   
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Proud Camden; The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Rd, London,

Monday, October 1, 2012 8pm
The Old Barn, The Cock Inn - UK TOUR @ The Cock Inn, Church End, Church Lane, Sarratt,   

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 9pm
WAMA Blues Loft @ The Nags Head @ The Nags Head 45-47 Bridge Street, High Wycombe,   

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 8:30pm
The Farncombe Cavern St. John's Street, Farncombe, Surrey , Farncombe,   

Thursday, October 4, 2012 9pm
@ The Blues Kitchen, 111 - 113 Camden High Street, Camden, 

With an album titled The Shovel Vs The Howling Bones, bound to be a little different...

Mike

All those who believe in psychokenesis raise my hand........

2 (edited by BansheeUK 2013-05-24 09:01:35)

Re: Lincoln Durham - UK Tour

Don't know if anyone on here caught Lincoln Durham last year but somebody must have - he's coming round again in September. Dates so for:-

  Aug 30 -  Bar Lenuccia London,
  Aug 31 -  The Oakwood Glossop,
  Sep 05  - The Verge at The Rifleman Stalybridge,
  Sep 06  - The West End Club Barry,
  Sep 07  - The Guitar Bar Nottingham,
  Sep 08 -  The Cluny Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  Sep 13  - Shetland Blues Festival Lerwick,
  Sep 14  - Shetland Blues Festival Lerwick,
  Sep 15  - Shetland Blues Festival Lerwick,
  Sep 21  - The Green Room Stockton-On-Tees, 

And here's something a bit more recent to whet your appetites -  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OVZjqhR … mp;index=1

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Re: Lincoln Durham - UK Tour

Just heard - all the above UK dates CANCELLED - unforeseen circumstances.....

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Re: Lincoln Durham - UK Tour

BansheeUK wrote:

Just heard - all the above UK dates CANCELLED - unforeseen circumstances.....

From his Facebook page...

UK FRIENDS: We are very sorry to say that due to circumstances beyond our control we have had to cancel Lincoln's UK tour. We arrived at the airport yesterday, airline documents in hand showing his equipment was within their own size and weight regulations for musical instruments, but in the end they chose to disregard that information completely, told us it would be $3600 to fly the gear, and would not accept one of the cases at all. We are beyond devastated that this has happened as we have flown internationally on the same airline with Lincoln's gear in the past without any trouble. In the end, even if we could have added another case to get them to at least accept everything he had, we simply could not afford it. Please know that we tried absolutely everything possible to try and make this work, and we truly appreciate your understanding. We have a long battle with the airline ahead of us. We would like to offer everyone who purchased an advance ticket for one of the canceled shows a FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of Lincoln’s new album EXODUS OF THE DEEMED UNRIGHTEOUS before it is released on 22 October. Please send a picture/screen capture/email receipt for the tickets purchased to info@lincolndurham.com and stayed tuned for instructions.

Re: Lincoln Durham - UK Tour

Murray1903 wrote:
BansheeUK wrote:

Just heard - all the above UK dates CANCELLED - unforeseen circumstances.....

From his Facebook page...

UK FRIENDS: We are very sorry to say that due to circumstances beyond our control we have had to cancel Lincoln's UK tour. We arrived at the airport yesterday, airline documents in hand showing his equipment was within their own size and weight regulations for musical instruments, but in the end they chose to disregard that information completely, told us it would be $3600 to fly the gear, and would not accept one of the cases at all. We are beyond devastated that this has happened as we have flown internationally on the same airline with Lincoln's gear in the past without any trouble. In the end, even if we could have added another case to get them to at least accept everything he had, we simply could not afford it. Please know that we tried absolutely everything possible to try and make this work, and we truly appreciate your understanding. We have a long battle with the airline ahead of us. We would like to offer everyone who purchased an advance ticket for one of the canceled shows a FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOAD of Lincoln’s new album EXODUS OF THE DEEMED UNRIGHTEOUS before it is released on 22 October. Please send a picture/screen capture/email receipt for the tickets purchased to info@lincolndurham.com and stayed tuned for instructions.

Can't say fairer than that - didn't know they had Ryanair in the US.....
Fingers crossed for next time.

All those who believe in psychokenesis raise my hand........

6 (edited by BansheeUK 2018-12-12 08:33:29)

Re: Lincoln Durham - UK Tour

Long time since posted on this thread, so about time it was dragged kicking an screaming  into daylight. Lincoln seems to be well sorted for touring in 2019 for his latest album And Into Heaven came The Night, not to mention the album in-between, Revelations of A Mind Unravelling

So, if you like a walk on the dark side:-

Sat, DEC 15  Stubb's  Austin, TX
Sun, DEC 16 Paper Tiger  San Antonio, TX

Jan 09, 2019  White Oak Music Hall  Houston, TX
Jan 11, 2019 Gasa Gasa  New Orleans, LA
Jan 18, 2019 Jack Rabbit's  Jacksonville, FL
Jan 19, 2019  The Radio Rook  Greenville, SC
Jan 20, 2019  The Pour House Music Hall  Raleigh, NC
Jan 22, 2019  The Evening Muse  Charlotte, NC
Jan 23, 2019  Masquerade - Purgatory  Atlanta, GA
Jan 24, 2019  The Basement  Nashville, TN
Jan 26, 2019   Three Links Deep Ellum  Dallas, TX
Mar 20, 2019  Dan's SilverLeaf  Denton, TX
Mar 21, 2019  The Shrine, 112 East 18th Street, Tulsa, OK, USA  Tulsa, OK
Mar 24, 2019  Hay Camp Brewing Company, Kansas City Street, Rapid City, SD, USA  Rapid City, SD
Mar 26, 2019  The Filling Station  Bozeman, MT
Mar 28, 2019  The Big Dipper, 171 South Washington Street, Spokane, WA, USA  Spokane, WA
Mar 29, 2019  Barboza, 925 East Pike Street, Seattle, WA, USA  Seattle, WA
Apr 03, 2019  Goldfield Trading Post, J Street, Sacramento, CA, USA  Sacramento, CA
Apr 04, 2019  The Siren  Morro Bay, CA
Apr 06, 2019  The Echo, 1822 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA Los Angeles, CA
Apr 09, 2019  The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA, USA  San Diego, CA
Apr 10, 2019  The Rebel Lounge, East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ, USA  Phoenix, AZ
May 22, 2019  The Riot Room, Broadway St, Kansas City, MO, USA  Kcmo, MO
May 23, 2019  7th Street Entry  Minneapolis, MN
May 25, 2019  Shank Hall, North Farwell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, USA  Milwaukee, WI
May 26, 2019  Schubas Tavern, North Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA  Chicago, IL
May 28, 2019  PJ's Lager House, Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI, USA  Detroit, MI
May 29, 2019  Beachland Ballroom & Tavern, Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH, USA  Cleveland, OH
May 31, 2019  The Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub, Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, USA  Cambridge, MA
Jun 02, 2019  Mercury Lounge, East Houston Street, New York, NY, USA  New York, NY
Jun 06, 2019  DC9 Nightclub, 9th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA  Washington, DC
Jun 07, 2019  The Smiling Moose  Pittsburgh, PA
Jun 08, 2019  Ortlieb's, North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA  Philadelphia, PA
Jun 10, 2019  Rumba Café, Summit Street, Columbus, OH, USA  Columbus, OH
Jun 11, 2019  The Duck Room, Delmar Boulevard, University City, MO, USA  University City, MO

Sep 05, 2019  Bodega  Nottingham, United Kingdom
Sep 07, 2019  Cluny 2  Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Sep 10, 2019  King Tut’s  Glasgow, United Kingdom
Sep 11, 2019  Castle Hotel  Manchester, United Kingdom
Sep 16, 2019  Joiner’s  Southampton, United Kingdom
Sep 20, 2019  The Slaughtered Lamb  London, United Kingdom

Taster of new material - Heaven https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MO77SOvjjI

All those who believe in psychokenesis raise my hand........

7 (edited by BansheeUK 2019-09-10 05:22:18)

Re: Lincoln Durham - UK Tour

Newcastle; Cluny2 - 7th Sept.

Can’t believe I’ve waited 6 years for this show, ever since the last one was nix’ed by Delta Airlines. Not your typical Blues player, though there’s a strong “rootsy” element to his work; how to best describe Lincoln Durham? I’d roughly say, think somewhere between Seasick Steve and “Love It To Death era Alice Cooper. Best I’ve seen is “Lincoln Durham is a Southern-Gothic Psycho-Blues Revival-Punk One-Man-Band with a heavy amped edge, preaching the gospel of some new kind of depraved music”, but if it’s gospel,  then his God is the jealous, wrathful one of the Old Testament. Lincoln isn’t so much re-hashing the old Spirituals of the past, he’s re-writing them for modern sins.

That’s a bit deep, what you actually get at this misanthrope’s gig is a coiled spring of a performer, barricaded behind a deconstructed drum kit and an in-turned battered amp, furiously lashing chords and slide licks on alternately a de-tuned, wide-bodied Gibson and a cigar-box guitar while howling woes between a standard Mic and a “coffee-tin” one for resonance. This wall of dark fury assailed the 100 or so souls in the cavern-like Cluny, until mid way through the 5th song, when “Into The Amp Came The Gremlins” causing a brief cessation of the proceedings while some quick repairing and cursing (not “cussing”) went on and Lincoln re-started “Into Heaven…”.

One brief glitch shouldn’t mar a show, and despite one or two nervous glances to the offending article Lincoln picked up his stride and carried by a charged Newcastle crowd, the show ramped ups fervour; Lincoln was like a serpent-handling preacher with his “congregation”, compelling yet unsettling, especially when, toward the end,  he brought out his “axe”. We all know “axe” to be a “slang” for guitar and Gene Simmons is probably the best known for his Axe Bass, but this guy reverses it,  he actually means “axe” as in a 4ft felling axe with a pick-up and a jack plug, and rudimentary headstock from the flattened handle, but I can tell you, a piece of hickory never sounded so good.

All in all, a mesmerising, energetic set that deserved a rapturous cheer at the end. As I said at the start, this was a long-time coming return visit to the UK, but definitely anticipated. Lincoln has promised more frequent, hopefully annual visits in the future, as well as a brace of new albums; so long as you don’t expect songs about fluffy kittens, puppy kisses and soft, butterfly caresses, keep you eyes peeled for tour info. While this guy deserves success and bigger venues, it’s these claustrophobic gigs that you get the full force.

Plenty of cameras were out, but can't find any UK YouTube footage at the mo, so suck on this performance from last month:-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzxqKeD1egI

Rest of UK Tour dates:-
Tue, SEP 10
King Tut's Wah Wah Hut
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Wed, SEP 11
Castle Hotel
Manchester, United Kingdom

Thu, SEP 12
The Victoria
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Sat, SEP 14
The Cobblestones
Bridgwater, United Kingdom

Sun, SEP 15
The Crofters Rights
Bristol, United Kingdom

Mon, SEP 16
Joiner’s
Southampton, United Kingdom

Thu, SEP 19
The Brunswick
Hove, United Kingdom

Fri, SEP 20
The Slaughtered Lamb
London, United Kingdom

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Re: Lincoln Durham - UK Tour

Lincoln Durham @ King Tut's; Glasgow; 10/9/19

heaven - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMQbvkfrPEQ
Love letters - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_As6VHgNU4
Creeper - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgHXT0nB7Ic

All those who believe in psychokenesis raise my hand........