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 eye Pocket 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 13Hume Blues ClubMelbourne VIC
Fri Oct 14Baha Taco Rye VIC
Sat Oct 15Bruthen Inn HotelBruthenVIC
Sun Oct 16Docklands Blues Music FestivalDocklandsVIC
Tue Oct 18MBAS House Of Blues @ Flemington Bowls ClubFlemingtonVIC
Thu Oct 20Pistol Pete’s Blues ClubGeelongVIC
Fri Oct 21Victoria HotelWarrnamboolVIC
Sat Oct 22Somerset HotelMillicentSA
Fri Oct 28Mildura Arts CentreMilduraVIC
Sun Oct 30Moorook ClubMoorookSA
Thur Nov 3Kickin’ The B @ 303MelbourneVIC
Nov 4 – 6Bendigo Blues & Roots FestivalBendigoVIC
Sat Nov 12The Left Hand ClubWhyallaSA
Sun Nov 13The Parilla HotelParillaSA
Thur Nov 17National Press Club of AustraliaCanberraACT
Fri Nov 18The Milton TheatreMilton NSW
Sat Nov 19 Macquarie Arms HotelWindsorNSW
Sun Nov 20The Camelot LoungeMarrickvilleNSW
Thur Nov 24Sonny’s House of BluesBrisbaneQLD
Fri Nov 25The Royal Mail Hotel GoodnaQLD
Sat Nov 26Burleigh Underground DrummerGold CoastQLD
Sun Nov 27The Yacht Club MooloolabaSunshine CoastQLD
Sat Dec 10Adelaide Official Album Launch – venue TBAAdelaideSA

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