Longtime Epi fan and blues troubadour Pokey LaFarge
will release a new album, Manic Revelations
, on May 19th, his second for Nashville's Rounder Records. Pokey will debut the album with his band at the Pageant in his hometown of St. Louis on May 20 for a special record release show but he's already debuting some of the songs on the road in the Netherlands this week. You can also catch Pokey live at the Roots and Roses festival in Belgium on May 1 along with Epi legend the Sonics. Pokey will kick off his U.S. tour for the album June 14 and on many of those dates he'll be joined by Epiphone Masterbilt Century
chanteuse Lillie Mae. Read our classic interview
with Pokey, visit Lillie Mae's website
for tour dates and don't miss one of the great lineups of the summer.