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NPR Music posts a video of our theme song, Party Line, off of our upcoming release Carnival!  This video was filmed in Toronto by our good friends at Folk Alley: Linda Fahey, Jeff Oehler, Susan Bibeau, and Jon Nungesser.  Here’s what they say about the new album:

by Kim Ruehl

It’s no surprise that Brent Truitt was the producer on tap for Nora Jane Struthers’ new second album, Carnival. Truitt is best known for his work with Dixie Chicks, Alison Krauss and Dolly Parton — three artists whose music, if you could melt it down and mix it all together, might come out sounding like Struthers and her backup band, The Party Line.

Here, in the tune after which she named the group, Struthers sings an old-timey country song about an old-timey country tradition, in a voice as sweet as honeysuckle. Fiddle lines from the gifted Aaron Jonah Lewis and duet vocals by banjo player Joe Overton round out the foot-tapping, spirited interplay. This is real country music — nothing but a handful of strings and vocals, brought home by way of Struthers’ innate charm.

Credits
  • Recorded at Folk Alliance International in Toronto, Ontario
  • Producers: Linda Fahey & Beehive Productions
  • Audio: Jeff Oehler
  • Video: Susan Bibeau
  • Cameras: Susan Bibeau, Jon Nungesser, Linda Fahey
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Howdy Friends!

The boys and I are in Austin, TX for the big SXSW Extravaganza.  I’ve been to Austin before but never during this amazing festival and I have to say…it ain’t so big and tough.  In just 5 hours of walking around I ran into 4 friends from Nashville.  It’s a big small world.

FRIDAY12pm KDRP – Live radio Broadcast from Threadgill’s (301 W. Riverside Dr.)

8:30pm – BHC Presents Songwriter Showcase @ El Mercado (1302 South First)

SATURDAY

2pm – Folk Alliance SXSW2013 @ Threadgill’s World Headquarters

Wish us luck!  And suggest delicious food options on our Facebook Page.

Best,

Nora Jane

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