Friday, April 10, 2020

Quarantined: #remoterecords Ep. 1!


Greetings from New York City. Challenging times here, dealing with shocking losses and seismic changes. Trying to stay positive, although sometimes it’s difficult. In the midst of this surreal uncertainty, we try to make good music and art that we can share.

In that spirit, we’re introducing a new series from Greg Humphreys Electric Trio, #remoterecords. Matt Brandau, Keith Robinson and I collaborate on remote recordings—We each record and video our own live performances at our home studios. Keith mixes the recording and edits the video. Our first installment is “You’re The One For Me.” We'll be sharing on FB and IG... check it out above.

Look for our second episode soon. Like so many musicians, we’re doing what we can to make the best of the situation. If you’d like to tip the band, you can do so below - please mention Electric Trio. Thank you for listening and sharing. #remoterecords
Venmo: @Greg-Humphreys
PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/PhrexRecords

NYC-area dates are postponed indefinitely. Our May NC dates have been rescheduled for October:
OCT 8 THU Flat Iron Greensboro, NC
OCT 9 FRI Pisgah Brewing Company Black Mountain, NC
OCT 10 SAT Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance Pittsboro, NC

more soon,
Greg

GHET's Haymaker LP has received 50,000 streams on Spotify. 4 star record review at Blurt Magazine –– "Easily the most soulful record in recent memory."  Stream and/or download Haymaker at the following online outlets: Spotify / Apple Music / Amazon Music / Bandcamp / Google Play / Tidal . THANK YOU for supporting Greg Humphreys Electric Trio... follow GHET at our Spotify artist page

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

GHET @ 11th St. Bar 2/6/20, December recap



GREG HUMPHREYS ELECTRIC TRIO @
11TH ST. BAR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6


Back in the city after being away for a few months with the family. We just secured an apartment, so we'll be in the East Village for at least another year. Playing our first Greg Humphreys Electric Trio show of the year this Thursday, February 6th at 11th St. Bar (11th St. btw Ave A and B). Keith Robinson, Matt Brandau and I will be trying out a few new tunes! Would love to see you — we’ll be starting at 9 PM. More NYC area shows coming up over the next few months... we also have some exciting festival and spring date announcements coming soon. 

Upcoming NYC area shows:
Thu, Feb 6 — 11th Street Bar — East Village, New York, NY  
Sat, Feb 29 — Hometown Bar-B-Que — Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
Fri, Mar 13 — Fox & Crow — Jersey City, NJ 
Sat, Apr 25 — Bar Chord — Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, NY

DECEMBER RECAP — DILLON FENCE, BLUE DOGS
 



Dillon Fence had quite a night at Lincoln Theatre on December 20. Sold out show, amazing crowd. You lifted us up. Kent Alphin, Scott Carle, Chris Goode and I would like to THANK YOU all for coming. Big thanks to The Lincoln, Band Together, John Fields, Balsa Gliders, and Alex Lawhon for bringing it. The following night with Dillon Fence and Blue Dogs at Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte was also spectacular; here's hoping that we'll get some more DF shows together before too long. We have a great live recording of the Raleigh show — hope to share it with y'all at some point.



Speaking of Blue Dogs, it was a treat to be one of their musical guests at their annual Homecoming show held at Charleston Music Hall. Got to play and hang with their extra-large band of ace musicians and rip it up with the master, Jerry Douglas! Alison Krauss showed up and sang a beautiful song — backed by Jerry and members of the Cox family — and brought the house down. Kudos to Bobby Houck and the Blue Dogs family, Rob Lamble and Ear for Music, and everyone who attended for throwing a hell of a party and raising $70,000 for MUSC CHildren's Hospital. Thanks for having me.
More soon,
Greg



Greg with the Blue Dogs and Jerry Douglas.
 

GHET's Haymaker LP has received 50,000 streams on Spotify. 4 star record review at Blurt Magazine –– "Easily the most soulful record in recent memory."  Stream and/or download Haymaker at the following online outlets: Spotify / Apple Music / Amazon Music / Bandcamp / Google Play / Tidal . THANK YOU for supporting Greg Humphreys Electric Trio... follow GHET at our Spotify artist page

Monday, December 2, 2019

Dillon Fence: Raleigh 12/20, CLT 21/21


 
DILLON FENCE: RALEIGH 12/20, CLT 12/21

Dillon Fence is getting together this holiday season for a couple of shows! We'll be at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, NC on Friday, December 20 for the Band Together Holiday Bash – advance tickets and info here. Balsa Gliders support. We'll be at the Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, December 21 for MaxxMusic presents Blue Dogs + Dillon Fence – advance tickets and info here. We hit first in Charlotte for a full set starting at 8 PM. Scott Carle, Kent Alphin, Chris Goode and I only get together a few times a year to play our Dillon Fence music and see all of our friends and fans; we'd love to see you! 

I'm going to be one of the Blue Dogs' musical guests on Sunday, December 29th in Charleston, SC for their 7th Annual Homecoming & 31st Anniversary Concert at Charleston Music Hall. This annual celebration helps to end pediatric cancer and benefits MUSC Children’s Health. Always a great roster of guests at this event... other announced guests at this year's event include dobro master Jerry Douglas! Tickets and info here.

#TAKEATRIP LIVE VIDEO SERIES

I've enjoyed a long family trip through the EU this fall with my wife and kids. (I did sneak in solo sets at The Green Note in London with Mick Terry, La Loca in Prague with Mario Percudani and Black Tiger, and Beer Tales in Athens). I brought a portable looping / recording rig along to get some work done and do some experimenting while traveling; I've been posting some live video recordings / performances of new tunes along the way, using this setup. I've dubbed it the #takeatrip series... have a listen here at my IG page or over at FB. 

LIVE GHET VIDEO

My GHET bandmates have been busy while I've been gone – drummer Keith Robinson just completed an EU tour with metal band Tanith, and bassist Matt Brandau is currently on the road doing some West Coast dates with Brazilian Girls. Check out some live video from our LOCKN' Festival performance below. Also, check out a couple of tunes from our Be Loud 19 Performance here. GHET has a few irons in the fire for 2020. More soon!
Greg


GHET's Haymaker LP has received over 40,000 streams on Spotify. 4 star record review at Blurt Magazine –– "Easily the most soulful record in recent memory."  Stream and/or download Haymaker at the following online outlets: Spotify / Apple Music / Amazon Music / Bandcamp / Google Play / Tidal . THANK YOU for supporting Greg Humphreys Electric Trio... follow GHET at our Spotify artist page

Friday, August 16, 2019

LOCKN' Festival, Be Loud '19, Hootie at MSG




LOCKN' FESTIVAL FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

Greg Humphreys Electric Trio plays LOCKN' at Infinity Downs & Oak Ridge Farm, Arrington, VA in one week – we hit the main stage at 1 PM on Friday, August 23!

There is a special spirit of cross-pollination at this year's LOCKN', with sit-ins and jams scheduled throughout the four-day festival. Check out this schedule... the number of unique collaborations and up-and-coming acts on the bill is truly amazing. Keith Robinson, Matt Brandau and I are proud to be a part of this incredible line-up. Tickets and info are here... come hang with us!




BE LOUD '19 – SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

GHET performs at Be Loud '19 at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, NC on Saturday, August 24! This great weekend of music to benefit the Be Loud Sophie Foundation is an annual event organized by some of my favorite people. There is an amazing roster of talent at this year's Be Loud, and the level of support from the community is inspiring. Can't wait to see everyone... Tickets and info here



HOOTIE @ MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

Scratch a big one off the bucket list; got to perform “Hold My Hand” with Hootie and the Blowfish at Madison Square Garden on August 11, the second night of their two-night stand there. Thanks to Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Jim Sonefeld, Dean Felber, Gary Greene, Garry Murray, Peter Holsapple, and the whole organization for your incredible generosity in getting your old friend up on stage for a huge thrill.

I’ve been seeing these guys since we started trading shows around the Carolinas in the early 90s; I can say without reservation that they deserve every success they’ve had and will continue to have. They’ve proven yourselves to be one of the classic American bands, with a stack of timeless songs and one of the best singers of our generation.

Above all, They’ve proven yourselves to be great people who show us what it means to come together, step up and deliver. We need more of that in the world these days. ♥️ Thanks to Alex Curran for capturing the moment!

FALL EU DATES
 
More EU solo dates added! In addition to my London bill with Mick Terry at the Green Note in Camden on August 28 (tickets here), I'll be at Beer Tales in Athens GR on September 14 and La Loca in Prague CZ on September 26. More dates TBA... check out my loop videos at FB qnd IGTV for a taste of what my EU solo performances this fall will be like. 

GREG HUMPHREYS ELECTRIC TRIO – DATES

AUG 23 LOCKN' Festival Arrington, VA
AUG 24 Be Loud '19 Cat's Cradle Chapel Hill NC
AUG 28 Green Note London UK  w/ Mick Terry - Greg solo
SEP 14 Beer Tales Athens GR Greg solo
SEP 26 La Loca Prague CZ Greg solo
tickets and information.

More soon,
Greg


GHET's Haymaker LP has received over 40,000 streams on Spotify and recently received a 4 star record review over at Blurt Magazine –– "Easily the most soulful record in recent memory."  Stream and/or download Haymaker at the following online outlets: Spotify / Apple Music / Amazon Music / Bandcamp / Google Play / Tidal . THANK YOU for supporting our new album... follow GHET at our Spotify artist page

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Brooklyn Bowl, Lockn' Festival, Be Loud '19!

GHET AT BROOKLYN BOWL TONIGHT – TUESDAY 7/30

GHET returns to the Brooklyn Bowl tonight, Tuesday July 30! Relix is presenting the show and we're supporting The Commonheart. We hit at 8 PM. This will be our last GHET show in the city for a while. Drummer Keith Robinson and I will be joined by Tony Tino on bass guitar, filling in for Matt Brandau. Tickets here.

LOCKN' FESTIVAL 8/23, BE LOUD 8/24

LOCKN' Festival is almost here! Greg Humphreys Electric Trio is heading to Infinity Downs & Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, VA – we're playing at 1 PM on Friday, August 23 on the main stage. Keith, Matt and I are honored and excited to be a part of this incredible line-up of musicians. Tickets and info here. Join us!

GHET will be performing at Be Loud '19 at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, NC on the following night, Saturday, August 24. This amazing community has once again put together a great weekend of music to benefit the Be Loud Sophie Foundation. Tickets and info here.

LOCKN' and Be Loud will be our only southeastern Greg Humphreys Electric Trio shows this year. They will also be the last GHET shows of the year! Which brings me to another news item...

NEW BABY,
EU SOLO DATES


Ruby, Jim and I have a new family member! Welcome to our beautiful daughter, Maia Grace Juliet, 2 months old, born at home at the end of May! My wife has decided not to return her job of 10+ years, and our NYC apartment lease is up at the end of August, so we've decided to take an epic family trip this fall with the kids through the EU and beyond before Jim starts 1st grade next year.  

I'm booking a handful of EU solo dates during our travels. We have already announced a London date – I'll be sharing a bill with my good friend Mick Terry at the Green Note in Camden on August 28! Tickets here. I'll be trying out a traveling version of my looping rig at these EU shows. I've posted a few tunes in this style on IGTV and FB, if you'd like to see what it's all about. 



GREG HUMPHREYS ELECTRIC TRIO – DATES

JUL 30 Brooklyn Bowl New York, NY Relix Presents w/ The Commonheart
AUG 23 LOCKN' Festival Arrington, VA
AUG 24 Be Loud '19 Cat's Cradle Chapel Hill NC
AUG 28 Green Note London UK  w/ Mick Terry - Greg solo
tickets and information.

More soon,
Greg


GHET's Haymaker LP has received over 40,000 streams on Spotify and recently received a 4 star record review over at Blurt Magazine –– "Easily the most soulful record in recent memory."  Stream and/or download Haymaker at the following online outlets: Spotify / Apple Music / Amazon Music / Bandcamp / Google Play / Tidal . THANK YOU for supporting our new album... follow GHET at our Spotify artist page

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Rochester Intl Jazz Fest, new GHET video

Greg Humphreys Electric Trio will be playing two sets at Rochester International Jazz Festival this Monday, June 24 – tickets and information here! We're back in the city at 11th Street Bar on Wednesday, June 26 – special guests Empire of Light open the show at 8 PM.

LOCKN' FESTIVAL DEBUTS NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR HAYMAKER

Thank you to LOCKN' Festival for debuting our trippy new music video for "Haymaker", the title track of our latest GHET LP, over on their Facebook page. Check it out below. If you're not an FB person, we've posted it on Instagram / IGTV and YouTube as well!

LOCKN' 8/23, BE LOUD '19 8/24

We're playing LOCKN' on Friday, August 23 and we're excited! There's an incredible lineup of music scheduled for this annual Arrington, VA four day music festival. Tickets and info here. 

Also, it's just been announced that GHET will be playing Be Loud '19 at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, NC on Saturday, August 24! This will be my third time playing Be Loud, after memorable sets with Dillon Fence in 2015 and Hobex in 2016. Another great lineup of music with the proceeds benefitting a great cause, Be Loud Sophie Foundation. Tickets and information here. It's looking like LOCKN' and Be Loud '19 will be our only southeastern shows this year, so don't miss 'em!

GREG HUMPHREYS ELECTRIC TRIO –– SUMMER 2019 DATES

JUN 24 Rochester International Jazz Festival Rochester, NY
JUN 26 11th Street Bar New York, NY
JUL 11 Sunny's Bar Brooklyn, NY
JUL 18 11th Street Bar New York, NY
AUG 23 LOCKN' Festival Arrington, VA
AUG 24 Be Loud '19 Cat's Cradle Chapel Hill NC
tickets and information.

More soon,
Greg


GHET's Haymaker LP has received over 40,000 streams on Spotify and recently received a 4 star record review over at Blurt Magazine –– "Easily the most soulful record in recent memory."  Stream and/or download Haymaker at the following online outlets: Spotify / Apple Music / Amazon Music / Bandcamp / Google Play / Tidal . THANK YOU for supporting our new album... follow GHET at our Spotify artist page

Friday, May 17, 2019

GHET summer dates, new GH single

GHET has some GREAT summer dates coming up! We'll be at DROM in the East Village at the end of May supporting New Orleans legend Walter "Wolfman" Washington – tickets here. We'll be at Rochester International Jazz Festival on June 24 – tickets and information here. Really excited for our LOCKN' Festival 2019 set on Aug 23... tickets here. Hope to see y'all a show this summer!

GREG HUMPHREYS ELECTRIC TRIO –– SUMMER 2019 DATES

MAY 31 DROM New York, NY supporting Walter Wolfman Washington
JUN 24 Rochester International Jazz Festival Rochester, NY
JUN 26 11th Street Bar New York, NY
JUL 11 Sunny's Bar Brooklyn, NY
JUL 18 11th Street Bar New York, NY
AUG 23 LOCKN' Festival Arrington, VA
tickets and information.

NEW GH SINGLE –– YOU'RE THE ONE FOR ME

My bandmates in GHET have been busier lately – Keith Robinson's awesome hard rock band Tanith is releasing their Metal Blade Records debut on 5/24 and Matt Brandau has been honing his super-funky upcoming solo debut, #makeout – so I've been working on a side-release or two of my own this year. Here's a new single called You're The One For Me, a live-in-the-studio performance that I recorded and videotaped with buds Jason Ewald on drums and Brian Tate on bass. The tune is available on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Google Play, and Tidal, if you dig and would like to add to your playlists. Mastered by Oscar Zambrano at Zampol Productions. Posted the live vid over at FB and YouTube (below.) Enjoy!




More soon,
Greg


GHET's Haymaker LP has received over 40,000 streams on Spotify and recently received a 4 star record review over at Blurt Magazine –– "Easily the most soulful record in recent memory."  Stream and/or download Haymaker at the following online outlets: Spotify / Apple Music / Amazon Music / Bandcamp / Google Play / Tidal . THANK YOU for supporting our new album... follow GHET at our Spotify artist page