Scene News: Lazy Eye announce “Pocket the Black” album and tour

South Australian Soul Blues band Lazy Eye are delighted to announce an extensive tour to promote their new album Pocket The Black, which will be released on September 16 through Only Blues Music.

The album has just been awarded the 2016 Blues Album Of The Year by the Adelaide Roots & Blues Association, adding yet another accolade to Lazy Eye’s growing collection, which includes gongs for the 2013 SA Blues & Roots Best Blues Album (Move Me), Best Blues Artist (2014 South Australian Music Awards), alongside nominations for Song Of The Year (Hole In My Pocket) at the 2015 Australian Blues Music Awards, and Most Popular Blues/Roots Artist in the 2016 South Australian Music Awards.

lazy eyePocket The Black showcases perfectly Lazy Eye’s winning combination of soulful blues that melds sounds from the Mississippi Delta, Chicago, Latin America and Africa via the Caribbean, all delivered with plenty of style and oodles of panache by the talented trio of Evan Whetter on vocals, organ and harmonica, Erica Graf on guitar and backing vocals and Mario Marino on drums and backing vocals

Check out the video for the first track from the album “Keepin’ On Lovin’  below.

Presales for “Pocket The Black” are available right here

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Thur Oct 13 Hume Blues Club Melbourne  VIC
Fri Oct 14 Baha Taco  Rye  VIC
Sat Oct 15 Bruthen Inn Hotel Bruthen VIC
Sun Oct 16 Docklands Blues Music Festival Docklands VIC
Tue Oct 18 MBAS House Of Blues @ Flemington Bowls Club Flemington VIC
Thu Oct 20 Pistol Pete’s Blues Club Geelong VIC
Fri Oct 21 Victoria Hotel Warrnambool VIC
Sat Oct 22 Somerset Hotel Millicent SA
Fri Oct 28 Mildura Arts Centre Mildura VIC
Sun Oct 30 Moorook Club Moorook SA
Thur Nov 3 Kickin’ The B @ 303 Melbourne VIC
Nov 4 – 6 Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival Bendigo VIC
Sat Nov 12 The Left Hand Club Whyalla SA
Sun Nov 13 The Parilla Hotel Parilla SA
Thur Nov 17 National Press Club of Australia Canberra ACT
Fri Nov 18 The Milton Theatre Milton  NSW
Sat Nov 19  Macquarie Arms Hotel Windsor NSW
Sun Nov 20 The Camelot Lounge Marrickville NSW
Thur Nov 24 Sonny’s House of Blues Brisbane QLD
Fri Nov 25 The Royal Mail Hotel  Goodna QLD
Sat Nov 26 Burleigh Underground Drummer Gold Coast QLD
Sun Nov 27 The Yacht Club Mooloolaba Sunshine Coast QLD
Sat Dec 10 Adelaide Official Album Launch  – venue TBA Adelaide SA

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