James is now also on Twitter.
Jim Lauderdale Unveils Patchwork River
Two-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale will release his new album Patchwork Girl on May
11. Lauderdale co-wrote the album with longtime Grateful Dead lyricist Robert
Hunter. Read more
The National Guitar Workshop provides a positive, supportive and non-competitive learning environment through teamwork and hands-on teaching. The entire program is conducted in a very relaxed and enjoyable setting. Each student is engaged in an intensive program of their interest. Read more
20th Annual Louisiana Legends Gala and Silent Auction
May 6, 2010
Friends of Louisiana Public Broadcasting with Governor Bobby and First Lady Supriya Jindal serving as honorary co-chairs, announce the 20th Annual Louisiana Legends Honorees. Read more
James, Ronnie Tutt, Glen Hardin and Jerry Scheff
will be hosting another TCB House Party at Dunn’s Castle in Scotland in June (11, 12). Guest singer at the private party
is Austrian singer Dennis Jale.
More details to follow. Read more
The TCB band, James, Ronnie Tutt, Glen Hardin and Jerry Scheff, will do 2 shows on James’ birthday, August 21. Terry Mike Jeffrey will provide the vocals that night.
Dale Hawkins passed away on February 13th, 2010.
Here’s a video of him and James at the House of Blues in New Orleans.
In a bittersweet ceremony the day before a make-or-break court
proceeding, four sets of session musicians received new awards Thursday
at the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville. The players — who
collectively backed such artists as Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, the Beach Boys and Johnny Cash — are among those recognized in the structure, which is likely to be demolished to make way for a new convention center. Read more
“I do it because I want to hear these players,” Eric Clapton says,
during an exclusive interview announcing his third Crossroads Guitar
Festival. The all-day stars-of-guitar show will be held on June 26th at
Toyota Park in Chicago; tickets go on sale February 20th. Read more
We are inviting all of you to submit your favorite photos of me
on or off stage to us!
Please submit either through our email address at
or by mail to the James Burton Foundation,
Elvis Presley Avenue,
Shreveport, LA 71107
and you can always post them
on my wall at Facebook.
Suzi Quatro will be releasing her touching and inspiring tribute to Elvis Presley on 11 January 2010.
8 January 2010 sees the 75th Anniversary of the birth of Elvis. To coincide with this Suzi Quatro is releasing her new single “Singing With Angels”, a tribute to the man that ‘changed her life’. Read more
Dennis Jale recorded a new album with the TCB Band and the Sweet Inspirations, titled Nashville. Along with some covers they also recorded several original songs. The album was released this month and is available from iTunes. Read more
The upcoming shows in Vienna at the Wiener Metropol have all sold out. Therefore, the TCB Band will return in March for an additional 2 shows in Vienna.
25.03.2010 [Tickets] (Ticket
Hotline: Tel: +43 1 407 77 407)26.03.2010 [Tickets] (Ticket
Hotline: Tel: +43 1 407 77 407)
Elvis Presley may have left the building for good over 30 years ago,
but the King of Rock ’n’ Roll’s legacy continues. As a matter of fact,
the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will be celebrating what
would have been Presley’s 75th birthday with a series of events Friday
and Saturday at the downtown Cleveland institution on the shores of
Lake Erie. Read more
Shreveport’s Municipal Auditorium will become a National Historic Landmark on Monday.
draped bronze plaque will be unveiled during a ceremony at 11 a.m. that
day in the foyer of the building known for the likes of Elvis Presley,
Hank Williams Sr., Johnny Cash, Kitty Wells and many other country
music legends. Read more
GUITARS AND THEIR STARS spotlights the development and history of the classic electric guitar as well as the players that made them famous. Spanning a multitude of genres including rock, blues, rockabilly, country, hard rock, punk, and more, this feature will provide the first in-depth look at the six-string’s immeasurable impact on society and culture. Read more
Matt Lucas recorded an album with James in 2006. That album is now available on iTunes.