September 18, 2010 - 12:34pm
Fresh from an Indy jail, Justin Townes Earle came out feisty and rarin' to go with an excellent set at Headliner's Friday night.
At least the mystery of Earle's absence from WFPK's Live Lunch was solved first thing. He told us he had been locked up in Indianapolis. He seemed to be feeling a little fractious still -- and possibly a little punch drunk, launching into "Move Over Mama" from his new record, Harlem...
September 20, 2010 - 11:00am
Justin Townes Earle brings his tour to town just as his new album, Harlem River Blues, drops on Tuesday. He's riding high on nearly unanimous critical praise -- and that's just his wardrobe.
There's certain amount of expectation built into his very name – Justin Townes Earle's bears the stamp of two legendary songwriters, his father Steve Earle and the late, great Townes Van Zandt. There's both genius and dissolution, wild melancholy and solemn beauty buried in that name. And while he...