October 1, 2014

Pieta Brown’s “Ricochet” Video Appears

Critical Acclaim Pours In For Pieta Brown’s Paradise Outlaw, Out Now

Pieta Brown’s Paradise Outlaw is out this week to raves from fans and critics alike. To celebrate, she’s released a new video for album track “Ricochet.”

Pieta’s tour kicks off in her home state of Iowa this Friday hitting Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City and more.

Produced by Pieta, with frequent collaborator and partner, Bo Ramsey, Paradise Outlaw (Red House Records) was recorded in four days at Bon Iver mastermind Justin Vernon’s Wisconsin studio with a supporting cast that includes Vernon, Amos Lee, Brown’s troubadour father, Greg Brown and more. Paradise Outlaw boasts some of Pieta’s most emotionally resonant compositions, and some of her most expressive performances to date.

What Critics Are Saying About Pieta Brown’s Paradise Outlaw:

Pieta Brown is a major talent whose songs reveal themselves with unhurried creativity. Her artistry combines folk, country and dusky swamp in a graceful, supple and elegant genre of their own. ****4 Out Of 5 Stars – AMERICAN SONGWRITER

Rewarding – ACOUSTIC GUITAR

Warm, welcoming, laid back…built on a shuffling beat, delicate banjo picking and an easy back porch, soft wind blowing vibe. – WXPN

It’s exciting to hear such quiet mastery of a genre. – BUST

Some of her most expressive performances to date. – WFUV

It’s not only one of the best folk discs in recent memory, but it’s also an album so singular in style that it may indeed raise the bar for all who follow in her wake.
****4 Out Of 5 Stars – BLURT

Paradise Outlaw stands out among Brown’s recordings for its intimacy, musical generosity, and the restlessness of its vision. – ALL MUSIC

Paradise Outlaw showcase’s Brown’s strengths while staking out fresh new creative territory. – NO DEPRESSION

Pieta Brown Tour Dates:
# with Iris DeMent
* with Greg Brown

10/03 – Cedar Rapids, IA – CSPS
10/10 – Minneapolis, MN – The Dakota
10/11- La Crosse, WI – The Root Note
10/17 – Stoughton, WI – Stoughton Opera House
10/18 – Chicago, IL – Schuba’s
10/23 – Nevada City, CA – Miner’s Foundry #
10/24 – Berkeley, CA – Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse #
10/25 – Napa, CA – City Winery Napa #
11/14 – Cambridge, MA – Passim’s
11/15 – Northampton, MA – Parlor Room,
11/16 – Portland, ME – One Longfellow Square
11/19 – Vienna, VA – Jammin’ Java *
11/20 – Sellersville, PA – Sellersville Theater *
11/21- Wilmington, DE – World Cafe Live @ The Queen – Upstairs *
11/22 – Beacon, NY – Towne Crier Cafe *
11/23 – New York, NY – City Winery NYC *
12/13 – Iowa City, IA – The Englert (co-bill with The Pines)

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