“Summer of ’89” by Butch Walker and the Black Widows

The new single “Summer of ’89” from Butch Walker‘s forthcoming album The Spade is available for download on Dangerbird Records. The full-album release date is August 30th. While the song harps on the Dixie Chicks and Bryan Adams, Walker admits to loving both.

Image courtesy of Butch Walker’s MySpace photos.

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“Summer of ’89” by Butch Walker and the Black Widows

mp3 courtesy of Dangerbird Records.

Rock and Roll Reaction, Vol. 2 by The 71’s

The 71’s CD Release Party for Rock and Roll Reaction, Vol. 2 took place last night at Warehouse Live. The guys were great and their energy was amazing! Please check out The 71’s official website for the latest news, media, and show dates. Click below to stream RRRV2 in its entirety.

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Shout outs:

Interview by Daniel Senyard on vivgig
Artwork by Bill Jones at UDFO Design
Photography by Jack Potts Photography

Featured in RRRV2‘s inside cover photo is Jack’s son Jackson Potts. Check out Jackson’s project “Rock & Roll Portraits” on Saturday August 20th 7pm-9pm through October 2nd at Catalina Coffee. His exhibit includes photos of 8 local Houston artists and bands, including The 71’s. If you wish to, please contribute to his fundraising goal.

Purchase all three CD’s by The 71’s at Bandcamp.

Image courtesy of The 71’s. More images coming soon from Barry Dolton’s Concert Highlights.