THE HOLMES BROTHERS TO APPEAR ON 3RD ANNUAL WILLIE NELSON & FRIENDS CONCERT / TV SPECIAL
Music legend Willie Nelson invited Alligator recordings artists The Holmes Brothers to join him and many other soon-to-be-announced special musical guests on his 3rd Annual “Willie Nelson & Friends” concert. The show will take place on May 5 in Los Angeles at the Wiltern Theatre and will air nationwide on Memorial Day Weekend on the USA Television Network.
Holmes Brothers on World Cafe
Tune in Friday, March 26th to hear the Holmes Brothers on the nationally syndicated, Public Radio International program, World Cafe! Join the Holmes Brothers for an intimate set of songs and conversation with World Cafe host, David Dye. The Holmes Brothers will play selections from their new album, Simple Truths. Fans can find their local station by going to: http://worldcafe.org or they can listen online Monday to Friday at 2pm EST or 1am EST by going to http://www.xpn.org/listen.php
Holmes Brothers Live On Acoustic Cafe
The Holmes Brothers will be the featured artists on the nationally syndicated program, Acoustic Cafe, beginning the week of 3/22. Join them for an intimate set of music and conversation as they play tunes from their new release, Simple Truths. Acoustic Cafe airs on over 70 stations nationwide. Check your local listings.
Holmes Brothers in Performance at the Kennedy Center
Watch two complete Holmes Brothers performances recorded at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The first is from 2001, the second from 2004.
HOLMES BROTHERS TO APPEAR ON LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O’BRIEN
The Holmes Brothers – guitarist/vocalist Wendell Holmes, bassist/vocalist Sherman Holmes and drummer/vocalist Popsy Dixon – will appear on NBC Television’s “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” this Wednesday, February 18. They will sing “We Meet, We Part, We Remember” from their new Alligator CD, SIMPLE TRUTHS – a song Entertainment Weekly called, “A timeless original.”
Holmes Brothers on Voice Of America
The Holmes Brothers and their new Cd, Simple Truths, are featured in a five-minute audio feature on the Voice of America Radio Network.
Holmes Brother Feature Story in Billboard.com
Writer Jason Macneil interviewed the Holmes Brothers about their new CD, Simple Truths, in this feature story for Billboard.com.
B.B. King Set to Headline Living Blues’ Second Annual Blues Today Symposium
OXFORD, Mississippi – Legendary musician B.B. King returns to his home state February 26-28 to perform at the University of Mississippi’s (UM) second annual Blues Today symposium. Produced by Living Blues magazine – a publication of UM’s Center for the Study of Southern Culture – the event includes everything from a panel discussion on the current state of the blues to a goat roast at a local juke joint.
Holmes Brothers' Simple Truths Reviewed on National Public Radio's All Things Considered
Critic Meredith Ochs reviewed the Holmes Brothers' CD Simple Truths on the January 19, 2004 edition on the National Public Radio program All Things Considered.
Kenny Neal & Billy Branch's Double Take Reviewed in Billboard
Philip Van Vleck reviewed the new Kenny Neal & Billy Branch cd, Doubletake, in the January 13, 2004 issue of Billboard.
Holmes Brothers Simple Truths Championed on All Songs Considered
The Holmes Brothers new cd, Simple Truths, received a glowing endorsement from reviewer Meredeth Ochs on the National Public Radio On-Line program, All Songs Considered. Ochs declares, "This is the best contemporary electric blues record I've heard in a long time." The Holmes segment occurs at the 31:22 point in the show.
Holmes Brothers' Simple Truths Receives 3 1/2 Star Review in USA TODAY
Writing in the 13 January 2004 edition of USA TODAY, Brian Mansfield says "Simple Truths" features the most eclectic mix of songs you'll hear this year...masterful."