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The Milk Carton Kids Nominated For Americana Music Award For Duo/Group Of The Year

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.

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CMTEDGE.com Premieres Performance Clip From The Milk Carton Kids New Live Concert DVD

The Milk Carton Kids premiere a performance clip from their upcoming live concert DVD Live from Lincoln Theatre today on CMTEDGE.com.

The duo performs the song New York, a live favourite and a showcase for their timeless harmonies and rousing guitar interplay. On April 29, The Milk Carton Kids release the deluxe version of their acclaimed Anti- debut, The Ash & Clay, featuring the full DVD of the Live from Lincoln Theatre concert.

The concert captures the band’s powerful musical performances as well as their lauded on-stage repartee which has entranced fans of their appearances on NPR’s Prairie Home Companion, Austin City Limits and Showtime’s Another Day/Another Time: Celebrating The Music Of “Inside Llewyn Davis” special. The full concert will also be available digitally through all outlets.

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The Milk Carton Kids Nominated To Perform At Newport Folk Festival

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.

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The Milk Carton Kids To Appear On CBS This Morning: Saturday

The acclaimed Los Angeles based duo The Milk Carton Kids will be appearing on the national morning show CBS This Morning: Saturday this February 22. The group will be performing songs from their Grammy Nominated album, The Ash & Clay.

In the past months, The Milk Carton Kids have generated some well deserved attention with notable appearances on both Austin City Limits and Prairie Home Companion. The duo were also featured in the Showtime documentary Another Day / Another Time: Celebrating the Music of Inside Llewyn Davis, a film documenting a benefit concert held last September celebrating the music of the Coen Brothers’ film, Inside Llewyn Davis.

The New York Times Magazine recently reviewed their sold out performance at Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series in The Allen Room writing, “There is something almost unnatural about the mellifluous harmonies of The Milk Carton Kids, something freakish. It’s hard to believe that two people can sync to each other like that” and proclaiming that the duo’s “guitar virtuosity” and “gentle blended voice and their puckish banter” “projected a kind of old-fashion authenticity in an Auto-Tune world.”

The Milk Carton Kids will be touring North American this Spring in support of their album The Ash & Clay.

You can catch them live on the following dates:
April 14 – Nashville, TN – Belcourt Theater
April 15 – St. Louis, MO – Sheldon Ballroom
April 16 – Memphis, TN – Buckman Performing Arts Center
April 17 – Birmingham, AL – TBD
April 18 – Atlanta, GA – The Buckhead Theatre
April 19 – Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle
April 21 – Vienna, VA – The Barns at Wolf Trap
April 22 – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live
April 24 – Brownfield, ME – Stone Mountain Arts Center
April 30 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
May 1 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
May 2 – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
May 3 – Toronto, ON – The Great Hall
May 5 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
May 6 – Ann Arbor, MI – The Ark
May 7 – Grand Rapids, MI – Ladies Literary Club
May 9 – Chicago, IL – TBD
May 10 – Stoughton, WI – Stoughton Opera House
May 11 – Minneapolis, MN – Dakota Jazz Club
May 12 – Winnipeg, MB – TBD
May 14 – Calgary, AB – Festival Hall
May 15 – Edmonton, AB – McDougall United Church
May 29 – Houston, TX – Mucky Duck
May 30 – Austin, TX – Stateside Theater
May 31 – Dallas, TX – Poor David’s Pub
June 1 – Oklahoma City, OK – Blue Door
June 3 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
June 5 – Salt Lake City, UT – The State Room
June 6 – Boise, ID – Neurolux
June 11 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
June 12 – Vancouver, BC – St. James Hall
June 14 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater
June 16 – Napa, CA – City Winery
June 17 – Santa Cruz, CA – Kuumbwa Jazz
June 18 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
June 19 – Santa Barbara, CA – TBD
June 21 – Los Angeles, CA – Japan America Theater
June 22 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
June 23 – Phoenix, AZ – Musical Instrument Museum

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The Milk Carton Kids Appear On Austin City Limits

2014 is shaping up to be a big year for The Milk Carton Kids. The Californian folk duo have announced an extensive North American tour hot off the heels of a much celebrated appearance on television review, Austin City Limits. Not only that but new album The Ash & Clay has received near universal critical acclaim and now been nominated for a Grammy for Best Folk Album.

Many of The Milk Carton Kids’ shows have already sold out prompting the boys to add more dates and larger venues to their already exhaustive road trip. Live their songs come to life with beautiful, flat picked guitars, interweaving harmonies and a surprising amount of laughs. The Milk Carton Kids are getting a reputation for raising a smile or two, both with their clever lyrics and friendly stage patter.

As well as the Austin City Limits appearance, Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan also appeared on the Another Day Another Time; Celebrating The Music Of Inside Llweyn Davis special and appear to be just one of a number of folk groups who could stand to ride on the coat tails of that films success. 2014 could be a big year for traditional and contemporary folk music and a big year for The Milk Carton Kids.

You can find their tour dates below:
April 14 – Nashville, TN – Belcourt Theater
April 15 – St. Louis, MO – Sheldon Concert Hall
April 16 – Memphis, TN – Buckman Performing Arts Center
April 17 – Birmingham, AL – Workplay
April 18 – Atlanta, GA – The Buckhead Theatre
April 19 – Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle
April 21 – Vienna, VA – The Barns at Wolf Trap
April 22 – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live
April 23 – New York, NY – Society For Ethical Culture
April 24 – Brownfield, ME – Stone Mountain Arts Center
April 29 – Alexandria, VA – The Birchmere
April 30 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
May 1 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
May 2 – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
May 3 – Toronto, ON – The Great Hall
May 5 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
May 6 – Ann Arbor, MI – The Ark
May 7 – Grand Rapids, MI – Ladies Literary Club
May 8 – Chicago, IL – Old Town School of Folk
May 9 – Chicago, IL – Old Town School of Folk
May 10 – Stoughton, WI – Stoughton Opera House
May 11 – Minneapolis, MN – Dakota Jazz Club (early show)
May 11 – Minneapolis, MN – Dakota Jazz Club (late show)
May 12 – Winnipeg, MB – West End Cultural Center
May 14 – Calgary, AB – Festival Hall
May 15 – Edmonton, AB – McDougall United Church
May 28 – Austin, TX – Stateside Theatre
May 29 – Houston, TX – Mucky Duck (early show)
May 29 – Houston, TX – Mucky Duck (late show)
May 30 – Austin, TX – Stateside Theater
May 31 – Dallas, TX – Poor David’s Pub
June 1 – Oklahoma City, OK – Blue Door
June 3 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
June 5 – Salt Lake City, UT – The State Room
June 6 – Boise, ID – Neurolux
June 11 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
June 12 – Vancouver, BC – St. James Hall
June 14 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater
June 16 – Napa, CA – City Winery
June 17 – Santa Cruz, CA – Kuumbwa Jazz
June 18 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
June 19 – Santa Barbara, CA – Lobero Theatre
June 21 – Los Angeles, CA – Japan America Theater
June 22 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
June 23 – Phoenix, AZ – Musical Instrument Museum
June 24 – Phoenix, AZ – Musical Instrument Museum

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The Milk Carton Kids Nominated For A Grammy For Best Folk Album

The Milk Carton Kids have been nominated for a Grammy for the Best Folk Album for their debut, The Ash & Clay, which was released earlier this year.

The folk duo are also featured in a new Showtime special entitled Another Day, Another Time. The film documents the benefit concert held last September in New York City celebrating the music of the new Coen Brothers’ film, Inside Llewyn Davis, which is set in the 1960s Greenwich Village folk music scene. The concert was produced by the Coens and T Bone Burnett, the film’s soundtrack producer. Along with The Milk Carton Kids, the film features performances from the Avett Brothers, Joan Baez, Marcus Mumford, Punch Brothers, Patti Smith, Jack White and more.

Below is a preview of a scene of The Milk Carton Kids rehearsing their song Snake Eyes for rapt onlookers including Punch Brothers, Marcus Mumford, T Bone Burnett and the Coens.

Another Day, Another Time aired on Friday 13 December on Showtime.

The Milk Carton Kids have announced a series of North American tour dates for the Spring of 2014. They will be performing in support of their critically acclaimed and Grammy nominated Anti- Records release, The Ash & Clay.

You can catch them live on the following dates:
14 April – Nashville, TN – Belcourt Theate
15 April – St. Louis, MO – Sheldon Ballroom
16 April – Memphis, TN – Buckman Performing Arts Center
17 April – Birmingham, AL – TBD
18 April – Atlanta, GA – The Buckhead Theatre
19 April – Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle
21 April – Vienna, VA – The Barns at Wolf Trap
22 April – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live
24 April – Brownfield, ME – Stone Mountain Arts Center
30 April – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
1 May – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
2 May – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
3 May – Toronto, ON – The Great Hall
5 May – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
6 May – Ann Arbor, MI – The Ark
7 May – Grand Rapids, MI – Ladies Literary Club
9 May – Chicago, IL – TBD
10 May – Stoughton, WI – Stoughton Opera House
11 May – Minneapolis, MN – Dakota Jazz Club
12 May – Winnipeg, MB – TBD
14 May – Calgary, AB – Festival Hall
15 May – Edmonton, AB – McDougall United Church
29 May – Houston, TX – Mucky Duck
30 May – Austin, TX – Stateside Theater
31 May – Dallas, TX – Poor David’s Pub
1 June – Oklahoma City, OK – Blue Door
3 June – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
5 June – Salt Lake City, UT – The State Room
6 June – Boise, ID – Neurolux
11 June – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
12 June – Vancouver, BC – St. James Hall
14 June – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater
16 June – Napa, CA – City Winery
17 June – Santa Cruz, CA – Kuumbwa Jazz
18 June – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
19 June – Santa Barbara, CA – TBD
21 June – Los Angeles, CA – Japan America Theater
22 June – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
23 June – Phoenix, AZ – Musical Instument Museum

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The Milk Carton Kids Announce 2014 Tour Dates

Following a triumphant performance on Austin City Limits and a third appearance on A Prairie Home Companion, Los Angeles duo The Milk Carton Kids have announced a series of North American tour dates for the Spring of 2014 playing in support of their acclaimed Anti- Records release, The Ash & Clay.

The Milk Carton Kids were featured in two PBS television events last week. First, the PBS documentary Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana aired on November 22 nationwide and highlighted the duo’s shaping of the new Americana movement. The second, ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2013, featured the band’s performance at the Ryman Auditorium in September and aired in the ACL time slot on PBS throughout the week.

In the last three years, the Los Angeles based flat-picking harmony duo has emerged as a powerful voice defining the continuing folk tradition. A refreshing alternative to the foot-stomping grandeur of the so-called “folk revival,” an understated virtuosity defines The Milk Carton Kids to the delight of traditionalists and genre newcomers alike.

You can catch The Milk Carton Kids live on the following dates:
4/14 April – Nashville, TN – Belcourt Theater
4/15 April – St. Louis, MO – Sheldon Ballroom
4/16 April – Memphis, TN – Buckman Performing Arts Center
4/17 April – Birmingham, AL – TBD
4/18 April – Atlanta, GA – The Buckhead Theatre
4/19 April – Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle
4/21 April – Vienna, VA – The Barns at Wolf Trap
4/22 April – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live
4/24 April – Brownfield, ME – Stone Mountain Arts Center
4/30 April – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
5/1 May – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
5/2 May – Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
5/3 May – Toronto, ON – The Great Hall
5/5 May – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
5/6 May – Ann Arbor, MI – The Ark
5/7 May – Grand Rapids, MI – Ladies Literary Club
5/10 May – Stoughton, WI – Stoughton Opera House
5/11 May – Minneapolis, MN – Dakota Jazz Club
5/12 May – Winnipeg, MB – TBD
5/14 May – Calgary, AB – Festival Hall
5/15 May – Edmonton, AB – McDougall United Church
5/29 May – Houston, TX – Mucky Duck
5/30 May – Austin, TX – Stateside Theater
5/31 May – Dallas, TX – Poor David’s Pub
6/1 June – Oklahoma City, OK – Blue Door
6/3 June – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
6/5 June – Salt Lake City, UT – The State Room
6/6 June – Boise, ID – Neurolux
6/11 June – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
6/12 June – Vancouver, BC – St. James Hall
6/14 June – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater
6/16 June – Napa, CA – City Winery
6/17 June – Santa Cruz, CA – Kuumbwa Jazz
6/18 June – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
6/19 June – Santa Barbara, CA – TBD
6/21 June – Los Angeles, CA – Japan America Theater
6/22 June – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
6/23 June – Phoenix, AZ – Musical Instument Museum

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