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Jim Byrnes Journeys Everywhere West on New Blues and Roots CD Coming November 16 From Black Hen Music September 10, 2010

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VANCOUVER, BC – Black Hen Music announces a November 16 release date for Everywhere West, the new CD from multi Juno Award-winning blues and roots musician Jim Byrnes, distributed nationally by Burnside Distribution.

Everywhere West is the fourth collaboration between Byrnes and Black Hen Music label president, musician and producer Steve Dawson, and showcases Jim’s bluesiest sound in many years. The follow-up to his 2008 critically-acclaimed release, My Walking Stick, Everywhere West includes raw and stripped-down takes on classic songs, as well as originals penned by Jim, himself. (more…)

Black Hen Music Sets September 21 Release for New DVD the Mississippi Sheiks Tribute Concert – Live in Vancouver August 18, 2010

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VIDEO CAPTURES THE SPIRIT OF THE MISSISSIPPI SHEIKS MUSIC, FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY DAVE ALVIN, JOHN HAMMOND, VAN DYKE PARKS, ALVIN YOUNGBLOOD HART, GEOFF MULDAUR, JIM BYRNES AND MANY OTHERS

VANCOUVER, BC – Black Hen Music announces a September 21 release date for the new DVD, The Mississippi Sheiks Tribute Concert – Live in Vancouver, featuring performances by Dave Alvin, John Hammond, Van Dyke Parks, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Geoff Muldaur, Jim Byrnes and many others. The DVD will be distributed in the U.S. by Burnside Distribution. Included on the DVD are 13 songs of Mississippi Sheiks music, culminating with an onstage grand finale of all the artists performing the band’s classic, “Sitting on Top of the World.” The DVD also includes exclusive interviews with several of the show’s performers, plus backstage footage and a behind-the-scenes look at rehearsals before the show.

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