there is a new, ten song, self-titled Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy record being released directly by us. until the end of 2013, the record will be available as a cassette, LP or CD and be on sale at the merchandise table at the various and sporadic Bonny shows. it will also be available at many smaller record shops throughout the USA and some random other parts of the world. if you know of a record shop that would or should carry this record, please contact them or us or both and we will try to make it happen. we will not be selling this record to individual listeners via this site until early 2014.
On the 28th of September, 2013, Matt Sweeney and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy performed their SUPERWOLF record from beginning to end at the Cropped Out music festival in Louisville, KY. Pete Townsend, who played drums on that record, also performed as part of the group, as did recording engineer Paul Oldham and guest organ player Wilder Schwartz. The spoken dialog from the song “Blood Embrace” was performed by Louisville actors Chloe Bell and Ciaran Brown. A good time was had by all, especially during the encore song, “Love in the Hot Afternoon” which Bonny Sweeney learned from their friend and mentor David Ferguson.
“for the last quarter of 2013, Bonny will travel to one place and then another, singing his little balls out. there are some things in our collections that you may want to see on the merch tables out and about. if you have a specific request, we will do our best to bring requested items to the shows to sell. the dates are posted at dragcity.com and at billions.com, and the address for requests can be found here on this site. thank you.”
Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Dawn McCarthy (with Van Campbell, Emmett Kelly, and Cheyenne Mize) will end their collaborative touring for 2013 in Louisville, KY on Sunday August 4th at the Bomhard Theatre in the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Also on the bill will be the All-Star Power Member Revue featuring Amber Burns, Aubrey Clemons, Marcellus Love, and more. The show is a benefit for the Network Center for Community Change. Tickets are $30. Tickets are available at 502-582-7777 and 800-775-7777 and at kentuckycenter.org The show starts at 7.