Calendar of Events | Shore Fire Media
This is a calendar for Shore Fire's key releases and events in the NY/LA/Nashville regions. For our calendar of significant events in the worlds of music, entertainment, sports, literature and culture click here.

August 2019

02 August

Clare Bowen

Clare Bowen – City Winery (Nashville)


This full-band summer headlining tour announces the debut of the standout Nashville actor as a solo artist coming into her own with “gorgeous” (Rolling Stone) songwriting. Bowen previously has toured with Sugarland and with her fellow Nashville cast, playing legendary venues including the Royal Albert Hall and London’s O2 Arena.

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04 August

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09 August

Elvis Presley - 1969

Elvis Presley/ ‘Elvis - Live 1969’/ RCA/Legacy Recordings


Live 1969 is the definitive collection of The King at the height of his power. For the first time ever, it features the release of eleven complete sets from Elvis’ August 1969 engagement at Las Vegas’ International Hotel. Of these performances, four are being released in full for the first time ever - including two Elvis shows that have remained almost completely unheard for fifty years (August 22nd and 25th). The package also includes a 52-page booklet with rare photos, memorabilia and an oral history by Ken Sharp curated from historic interviews with Elvis, Colonel Tom Parker, Tom Jones, Jerry Schilling, James Burton, Cissy Houston, Terry Blackwood, George Klein, Fats Domino and more.

Contact: Max Lefkowitz

09 August

PJ Morton

PJ Morton/ ‘PAUL’/ Morton Records


Out via his own New Orleans-grown Morton Records, PAUL follows his 2017, modern soul manifesto Gumbo and last year's Grammy-winning Gumbo Unplugged with what he declares "the most honest expression of myself and my art that I've ever made."

Contact: Greg Jakubik

09 August

14 August

Nakhane

Nakhane - SummerStage (NYC)


The emerging South African icon, currently on his first-ever headlining US tour, plays Marcus Garvey Park with Omar and DJ Wildcat. Nakhane’s supernatural voice have made him a new idol of sexual freedom and self-love with music that combines experimental soul, electronic art pop, and queer anti-gospel.

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14 August

15 August

Lillie Mae

Lillie Mae – Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn, NY)


In between tours with The Raconteurs and Robert Plant, Mae adds this Brooklyn album release show for Other Girls (August 16th via Third Man Records). She’ll play songs from the new LP including “You’ve Got Other Girls for That” (Rolling Stone’s “Best Country & Americana Songs to Hear Now”) and latest single “Terlingua Girl” (Vulture “Best New Song”).

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16 August

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23 August

Raphael Saadiq

Raphael Saadiq – El Rey Theatre (LA, CA)


The GRAMMY-winning musician, songwriter, and go-to collaborator/producer for Solange, John Legend, Mary J. Blige, D’Angelo, and more tours behind his first solo album in eight years, the ambitious and personal Jimmy Lee (out August 23rd via Columbia). Saadiq also will headline this year’s Afropunk Paris festival.

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24 August

La Santa Cecilia

La Santa Cecilia - Hollywood Bowl (LA, CA)


The GRAMMY-winning Mexican-American quartet fuses surf-rock riffs, hip-hop beats, classic-rock drive, and Spanish and English spoken word by frontwoman “La Marisoul,” who sings “like the love child of Janis Joplin and Celia Cruz” (LA Times). It’s a winning combination that shines live. On this short tour, the band will play songs off their self-titled new album (out October 11th via Rebeleon/Universal), including lead single “Winning.”

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30 August

30 August

Joan Shelley

Joan Shelley/ ‘Like The River Loves The Sea’/ No Quarter Records


Louisville-native Shelley recorded Like The River Loves The Sea over five days at Greenhaus Studios in Reykjavík, Iceland. The twelve songs, all written by Shelley, feature co-producer James Elkington and longtime guitarist Nathan Salsburg, along with Icelandic string players Þórdís Gerður Jónsdóttir and Sigrún Kristbjörg Jónsdóttir, and contributions from Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Maiden Radio.

Contact: Greg Jakubik

31 August

Soulection

Soulection – Teragram Ballroom (LA, CA)


The LA artist collective returns with its TSOT ("The Sound of Tomorrow") Monthly Residency series. These premier tastemakers are bringing their impeccable curation to venues throughout LA with a line-up featuring Soulection crew favorites: Esta, Jared Jackson, Sasha Marie, Sahar Habibi, and surprise special guests.

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