Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan (Album Release) @ City Winery NYC, New York [6 September]

Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan (Album Release)


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06
September
18:00 - 22:00

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City Winery NYC
155 Varick St, New York, New York 10013
“…Nile is too good and sincere to merely imitate Dylan and pays his highest compliment by performing the 10 songs as if they were his. Listen to Nile's other albums and find the proof.” —THE ASSOCIATED PRESS / WASHINGTON POST

“Willie Nile brings his distinctive 1970s punk-meets-folk attitude to a great collection of songs.” —BOB DYLAN’S FACEBOOK PAGE

Willie Nile brings his critically acclaimed new album to City Winery NYC in an end of summer blowout on Sept 6th with his legendary band, featuring songs from the album as well as songs from Nile’s illustrious career.

The New York Times called Willie Nile “one of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years.” His album Streets Of New York was hailed as “a platter for the ages” by UNCUT magazine. Rolling Stone listed The Innocent Ones as one of the “Top Ten Best Under-The-Radar Albums of 2011” and BBC Radio called it “THE rock ‘n’ roll album of the year.”

Bono, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Jim Jarmusch, and Little Steven are among those who have sung his praises. His album, American Ride, won “Best Rock Album of the Year” at the Independent Music Awards. It appeared on over one hundred year-end Top Ten lists for 2013 and Bono called it, “One of the great guides to unraveling the mystery that is the troubled beauty of America.”

In November 2014 he released an album of piano-based songs, If I Was A River, to universal critical acclaim. “One of the most brilliant singer-songwriters of the past thirty years” said The New Yorker. No Depression raved “Willie Nile’s artistic renaissance continues unabated.”

His 2016 album World War Willie appeared on numerous year end top ten lists as did hid his live shows. As American Songwriter said «Nile cranks up the volume and tears into these tunes with the same hunger, passion and exuberance he displays in his legendary sweat-soaked shows.» World War Willie was voted “Album Of The Year” by Twangville Magazine and the song Forever Wild was named “Coolest Song In The World” by Little Steven’s Underground Garage.

Willie has toured across the U.S. with The Who and has sung with Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. As the induction program from the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame says: “His live performances are legendary.” He is currently touring worldwide on the release of his critically acclaimed album World War Willie while working on his highly anticipated 11th studio album of Bob Dylan songs set to be released June 23, 2017 called Positively Bob – Willie Nile Sings Bob Dylan.
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