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April Gigs, Mini Tour to Asheville, Germany & England Dates

Hello lovely Roamin’ Jasmine fans! Happy April! Just wanted to update you all with our upcoming gigs for the month, including 3 out-of-town dates going up to Asheville, NC and back.

  • Sunday April 2nd 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine

  • Wednesday April 5th 4:30-7:30pm @ Trenasse Restaurant (@ Intercontinental Hotel)

  • Wednesday April 5th 9-10pm @ Private event on Cruise Ship Amadea

  • Friday April 7th 5-8pm @ Buffa’s Restaurant

  • Saturday April 8th 1:00-2:00pm @ Louisiana Music Factory (in-store)

  • Sunday April 9th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine

  • Thursday April 13th 7-10pm @ The Maison

  • Saturday April 15th 7-9pm @ Fritzel’s European Jazz Club

  • Sunday April 16th 4-7pm @ The Maison & 7:30-10:30 @ Bacchanal Wine

  • Thursday April 20th @ Southbound Smokehouse, Augusta, GA

  • Friday April 21st 7pm @ Isis Music Hall, Asheville, NC

  • Saturday April 22nd 2pm @ Creature Comforts Brewing, Athens, GA

  • Sunday April 23rd 1-4pm @ The Maison & 5-8pm @ Private Event

  • Thursday April 27th 4:30-7pm @ Bacchanal Wine

  • Saturday April 29th 7-9pm @ Fritzel’s European Jazz Club

  • Sunday April 30th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine

    And here’s our updated UK/Germany Tour Dates, with the **’s for dates we could use some help finding a gig:

  • UK 2017 Tour Dates:

    Germany:

    •June 8th @ Lockengelot, Hamburg

    •June 9th @ Lindy Hop, Leipzig

    •June 10th @ TBA, Germany**

    •June 11th @ Crack Bellmer, Berlin

    •June 12th @ Bluesfest, Ingolstadt

    •June 13th @ Die Blaue Stunde, Berlin

    UK:

    •June 16 @ Jamboree, Limehouse, London

    •June 17th @ The American Museum, Bath

    •June 18th @ Middlewich FAB festival

    •June 19th @ Caledonia, Liverpool

    **•June 20th-21st @ Your local pub near Leeds?? Anywhere between Liverpool and Scarborough??**

    •June 22nd @ Woodend Gallery, Scarborough

    •June 23rd @ The Howlin’ Wolf, Glasgow

    •June 24th @ Swing LTD, Glasgow

    •June 25th @ TBA, Glasgow

    •June 26 @ Private event, Edinburgh (email me for the details!)

    •June 27th @ Shenoo, Glasgow

    **•June 28th @ TBA**

    •June 29th @ The Golden Lion, Bristol

    •June 30th @ Green Note, London

    •July 1-2nd Maverick festival in Suffolk

    •July 3rd @ The Blues Kitchen, London

    •July 4th @ Railway Inn, Billingshurst

    •July 5th @ What’s Cookin, London

March News: Europe Tour, New Videos, April Mini US Tour, Local Gigs

Roamin’ across Europe – Germany & UK Tour

       We’re excited to announce the dates for our European tour! This will be our first trip to Germany where we are looking forward to trying many pilsners, lagers and more out of giant mugs. And then on to the UK where we can’t wait to see all of the friends we made on our last two tours and drink pints of real ale with y’all. In between the beers, we will also be playing gigs. There are still a few open dates (which are listed with ** below) so if any of you loyal RJ fans would like to host a house show, get us a gig at your local pub, or have us play at your wedding, garden party, graduation etc. please get in touch! (roaminjasmine@gmail.com) And of course, if any of you have an extra bed, couch, or floor space to offer for a night or two, we would be forever grateful for your hospitality!
Here’s the dates we have so far and links for tickets if available:

Germany:
June 8th @ Lockengelot, Hamburg
June 9th @ Lindy Hop, Leipzig
June 10th @ TBA, Cologne
June 11th @ Crack Bellmer, Berlin
June 12th @ Bluesfest, Ingolstadt
June 13th @ Die Blaue Stunde, Berlin

UK:
June 16 @ Jamboree, Limehouse, London
June 17th @ The American Museum, Bath
June 18th @ Middlewich FAB festival
June 19th @ Caledonia, Liverpool
**•June 20th-21st @ Your local pub near Leeds?? Anywhere between Liverpool and Scarborough??**
June 22nd @ Woodend Gallery, Scarborough
**•June 23rd @ TBA Newcastle? Glasgow?**
June 24th @ Swing LTD, Glasgow
June 26 @ Private event, Edinburgh (email me for the details!)
**•June 28th-29th Bristol @ TBA**
June 30th @ Green Note, London
July 1-2nd Maverick festival in Suffolk
**•July 3rd Brighton? TBA**
July 4th @ Railway Inn, Billingshurst
July 5th @ What’s Cookin, London

Check out this new live video:

April Mini Tour

North Carolina and Georgia friends, we’ll be doing a short, 3 date run up to play for y’all next month. Here’s the dates:

Thursday April 20th @ Southbound Smokehouse, Augusta, GA
Friday April 21st @ Isis Music Hall, Asheville, NC (tickets here)
Saturday April 22nd @ Creature Comforts Brewing, Athens, GA

Facebook live:

We’ll be live streaming our gig from Bacchanal Wine this Sunday, March 12th from 7:30-10:30, or until my phone runs out of battery. So be sure to tune in to our FB page: facebook.com/roaminjasmine if you wanna see the show. I tested it out at our Maison gig this past Thursday and a buch of folks checked it out. You can come see us even if you can’t be there in person!

 

Upcoming Local Gigs:

       And if you’re here in New Orleans, here’s where you can catch us around town:
Saturday, March 11th 7-9pm @ Fritzel’s
Sunday, March 12th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine
Wednesday, March 15th 4:30-7:30 @ Trenasse
Saturday, March 18th 4-6:30pm @ The Maison
Saturday, March 18th 7-9pm @ Fritzel’s
Sunday, March 19th 7:30 – 10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine
Friday, March 31st @ Bar Mon Cher

You can always reach us at: roaminjasmine@gmail.com. See y’all out among the St. Paddy’s day cabbage!

Cheers,

Taylor Smith & The Roamin’ Jasmine

Live Album gig a great success and February Gigs

First of all thanks so much to everyone who came out to the live album and video recording gig at Horace’s Bar! It was so much fun to have y’all there dancing and cheering along. Can’t wait to share all the great video from the show. Until then, here’s some screen shots to give you a little preview:

And then here’s where we’ll be for the month of February amongst the Mardi Gras Parades:

  • Sunday February 5th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine

  • Thursday February 9th 7-10pm @ The Maison Frenchmen

  • Saturday February 11th 7-9pm @ Fritzel’s European Jazz Club

  • Sunday February 12th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine

  • Thursday February 16th 7-9pm @ DBA

  • Friday February 17th 9:30pm-12:30am @ Bar Mon Cher

  • Saturday February 18th 7-9pm @ Fritzel’s European Jazz Club

  • Sunday February 19th 4:30-6:30pm @ Private Event

  • Sunday February 19th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine

  • Sunday February 26th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine

Happy Carnival! See y’all out there!

New Year, New Look, New Projects

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Happy 2017 to all you Roamin’ Jasmine fans out there! In addition to the lovely new photos we got taken by the amazing Avery White (averyleighphotography.com) we’ve got a couple of projects in the works for this year:

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We’ve just finished recording 6 new songs in collaboration with our friend, Australian singer and songwriter Lachlan Bryan (the guy with the acoustic guitar in the photo!). (lachlanbryan.com)

Bandleader Taylor Smith and Lachlan worked together to adapt some of Lachlan’s more country/Americana style tunes to The Roamin’ Jasmine’s New Orleans Blues and Jazz sound with some exciting results. There are plans in the works for a Fall 2017 Roamin’ Jasmine Australian tour with Lachlan, as well as some collaborative performances this summer in the UK to support the release of the recordings. Stay tuned for more on that!

Photo of Horaces Bar

We’ll also be recording a new live album and video at our local corner bar in Central City, New Orleans, Horace’s Bar on Friday, January 27th from 6:30-9pm. This is going to be a truly special performance and we’d love to have all of y’all come dance and party with us for the video. We’ll be playing a bunch of Blues and early New Orleans Rock n’ Roll, as Mr. Horace is a big blues fan. The address is 2600 Third Street, New Orleans, LA 70113

So if you’re in town this month, here’s where you can come out and see us in New Orleans:

  • Sunday January 1st 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine
  • Sunday January 8th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine
  • Sunday January 15th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine
  • Thursday January 19th 7-10pm @ The Maison Frenchmen
  • Sunday January 22nd 1-4pm @ The Maison Frenchmen
  • Sunday January 22nd 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine
  • **Friday January 27th 6:30-9pm Live Album & Video Recording @ Horace’s Bar, 2600 Third Street, New Orleans 70113**
  • Sunday January 29th 4-7pm @ The Maison Frenchmen
  • Sunday January 29th 7:30-10:30pm @ Bacchanal Wine

If you want to help out The Roamin’ Jasmine fund our next album, international tour, or just want to give us a tip you can always donate to our Digital Tip Jar right here:

DIGITAL TIP JAR

Tips are always much appreciated!!!