The James Burton Foundation is featured in the premiere of episode 6 of season 7 of GearZ, titled ‘The P38 Warbird-Kaase Engine-James Burton’. The episode will air on Tuesday, April 9 at 8pm EST on Speed Channel. The premiere will also re-air at the following times in April: Tuesday, 4/9 @ 11:00pm/EST Saturday, 4/13 @ 9:00am/EST Sunday, 4/14 @ 7:30am/EST
James was inducted into the Louisiana Hall of Fame in 2009 for his contribution to the rich history and heritage of music in the great state of Louisiana. The photo below was taken in April 2013, when fellow Shreveport native D.J. Fontana was also inducted in the LMHOF. Pictured is (left to right) James Burton, Mike Shephard-Director of Louisiana Hall of Fame and D.J. Fontana. Pictured is (left to right) James Burton, Mike Shephard-Director of Louisiana Hall of Fame and D.J. Fontana.
This year on August 17 and 18, the TCB Band, consisting of James Burton, Glen Hardin and Ronnie Tutt, with Norbert Putnam and special guest Joe Esposito, will be in Bad Nauheim, Germany for a whole weekend. The weekend consists of: 17 August – Afternoon Talk mit der TCB Band Meet & Greet with the TCB Band and Joe Esposito Evening Show (ending with an autograph session) 18 August – Matinee Talk with Joe Esposito Meet & Greet with the TCB Band and Joe Esposito Afternoon Show (ending with an autograph session) Other events include an exclusive photo exibit by Ed Bonja and an “Aloha-From-Hawaii-Special”. Tickets
Produced by Brian Ahern (Johnny Cash, George Jones, Roy Orbison), Old Yellow Moon is the first official collaboration from the duo since Crowell joined Harris’ Hot Band as guitarist and harmony singer in 1975. In addition to Harris and Crowell, the album features world-renowned musicians including Stuart Duncan, Vince Gill, and Bill Payne, as well as members of the original Hot Band.