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On Thursday 27th January 2011, Americana sensation Justin Townes Earle will perform an exclusive acoustic set to celebrate the opening of the new Nudie Jeans shop in shop at Liberty department store in London’s west end.
Nudie Jeans, have given ilovejeans.com a pair of exclusive tickets to the opening of the Nudie Jeans Shop @ Liberty, W1. time:-7.30 -10.30pm
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Justin Townes Earle will perform songs from his latest album ‘Harlem River Blues’.
Justin Townes Earle is an anomaly. He’s tall as the day is long, all angles and elbows and a hard stare, both welcoming and deadly serious. He’s Nashville North, all set up in lower Manhattan now, just like his hero Woody Guthrie, with twang and charm intact. That hard working earnestness has paid off, to say the least. Justin won the Best New and Emerging Artist at the 2009 Americana Music Awards. His record, Midnight at the Movies, was named one of the best records of last year by Amazon, received four stars in Rolling Stone and found a sweet spot in the blackened hearts of fans and critics alike. GQ Magazine named him one of the 25 best dressed men in the world in 2010. He also appeared on HBO’s Treme with his dad, troubadour Steve Earle, on whose Grammy Award winning Townes record Justin also guests.
Music together with the jeans history have always been the biggest source of inspiration for Nudie Jeans. This performance in addition to their regular CCTV sessions is Nudie’s way of giving back to artists and fans. The artists that Nudie support through these performances all have a close relationship with the brand. http://www.nudiejeans.com/cctv.
“I had the idea for a while of being some kind of poet, and then I discovered Nirvana and found songs could be like poetry” JTE
“a lighter, more bedraggled version of Johnny Cash” – Independent On Sunday
“Chilled with a lethal kind of conviction that moves mountains” – Independent Info Mag
“His handsome songs are way more than chips off the old block” – The Sun
“Tennessee’s backwoods mixing easily with New York urban hustle” – Q
“Echoes of Guthrie and Springsteen, but Earle’s voice is clearly his own” – The Observer
“Unlike most people named for Townes Van Zandt, young Earle knows how to roadhouse” – Word
He recently performed tracks from this on the David Letterman show, see link below.
Nudie Jeans @ Liberty, London