Grammy-nominated folk duo The Milk Carton Kids have been nominated in the best duo/group category for the Americana Music Associations’s 2014 honors. The awards ceremony will take place at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on September 17 2014.
The duo recently released a performance DVD by The Milk Carton Kids entitled Live From Lincoln Theatre which cinematically captures the group’s celebrated on-stage repartee, virtuosic flat picking guitar work and flawless vocal harmonies. The DVD is available in the Deluxe Version of their Grammy-nominated album The Ash & Clay, as a stand-alone DVD long box, and digitally.
The Milk Carton Kids are currently amidst a 46-date North American tour which has seen a majority of performances sell out months in advance. The trek will culminate with an appearance at the historic Newport Folk Festival on July 26th.
Grammy-nominated folk duo The Milk Carton Kids have announced a string of six tour dates leading into their sophomore performance at Newport Folk Festival. The tour will see the band moving out of clubs and into theatres across the East Coast and Midwest. The duo will appear on Saturday 26 July at the historic festival in Newport, Rhode Island.
For festival information and tickets, click here.
The Road To Newport tour dates are below:
July 17 – Durham, NC – Carolina Theatre
July 19 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater
July 20 – Rocky Mount, VA – Harvester Performance Center
July 21 – Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theatre
July 22 – Columbus, OH – Lincoln Theater
July 24 – Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall
On top of this news, The Milk Carton Kids are set to release a new concert DVD entitled The Milk Carton Kids Live From Lincoln Theatre. The film documents the Grammy-nominated duo’s performance at the historic Lincoln Theatre in Columbus, Ohio, featuring their celebrated vocal harmonies, intricate guitar work and deadpan wit. The DVD arrives on April 29 as a stand alone DVD as well as included in a deluxe version of the duo’s acclaimed album The Ash & Clay and as a digital download. The film serves as an apt introduction for the uninitiated and an ideal memento for existing fans. Have a first look via The Wall St. Journal.