April 8, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Keith Mallette (Hillgrass Bluebilly Records and Entertainment)
Jim Chilson (Ten Foot Polecats)
Ten Foot Polecats to hold their Worcester CD Release Party at The Dive Bar for their current CD release on Hillgrass Bluebilly Records
Worcester, MA May 1st, 2010 – Hillgrass Bluebilly Records and Entertainment artist, Ten Foot Polecats, will be holding their Worcester CD Release Party for their CD “I Get Blamed For Everything I Do” at The Dive Bar on Saturday May 1, 2010. Their current CD exhibits the menacingly textured vocals of Jay Scheffler, the hyperkinetic guitar work of Jim Chilson, and the primal beat thumping of Dave Darling. Known as a record label that is at the forefront of the raw & primal roots revolution movement, Hillgrass Bluebilly, and Ten Foot Polecats seem like a perfect match.
Saturday May 1st
THE DIVE BAR
34 Green Street
Show Starts at 9:30pm
No Cover Charge (Free Show!)
The CD “I Get Blamed For Everything I Do” can be ordered online at:
TEN FOOT POLECATS (Boston, MA)
Ten Foot Polecats are a three piece Punk Blues band with their deep roots drawn from the North Mississippi Hill Country. Even though they are basically in their sophomore season, they have made quite an impression on the National and local Boston and Worcester Massachusetts music scenes as they are currently one of the few blues based bands booked across the state in the rock, punk, and psychobilly circuits.
Nationally, Ten Foot Polecats have been showcased at the 2009 Deep Blues Festival in Minnesota, The 2008 & 2009 Keene Music Festival in New Hampshire, the 2008 Boston Music Festival, and are scheduled to appear in the 2010 Muddy Roots Festival (Nashville TN) and the 10th Annual Heavy Rebel Weekender (Winston Salem, NC). They have also toured the United States in 2008 & 2009, and in 2010 they will be headlining various shows across the Eastern, Central and Southern United States.
Ten Foot Polecats have shared the stage with such nationally known acts as T-Model Ford, Kenny Brown, Kent Burnside and The New Generation, Bob Margolin, Black Diamond Heavies, Left Lane Cruiser, Cedell Davis, The Scissormen, Robert Cage, Elmo Williams, The Goddamn Gallows, Sasquatch & The Sickabillys, The Koffin Kats, and more.
HILLGRASS BLUEBILLY RECORDS AND ENTERTAINMENT (Austin, TX)
Hillgrass Bluebilly Records and Entertainment is based out of Austin, Texas and is one of the premiere organizations that are entrenched in bringing a new rebel attitude to a burgeoning Roots and Americana movement. They have forgone the current sterile music market and are now delivering the new sound of the old ways and putting the hunger back into the listening experience that has been missing from today’s popular music. Hillgrass Bluebilly promotes the rebirth of passion, conviction & instrumentation, an equality of sound and skill that isn't trying to sell you anything, and just bringing truth in music as it goes back to its roots.
Hillgrass Bluebilly Records and Entertainment is both a record label and a show/tour promoter. Although their home base is in Austin, Texas, they also have satellite chapters in Arizona, Indiana, Florida, and Louisiana. They have worked with such artists as Scott H. Biram, Bob Log III, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Wayne “The Train” Hancock, Left Lane Cruiser, Possessed by Paul James, William Elliott Whitmore, Soda, Tom VandenAvond, C.W. Stoneking, Boomswagglers, and now Ten Foot Polecats. This past year Hillgrass Bluebilly’s double tribute compilation CD “Hiram and Huddie” was nominated for an Independent Music Award as it showcased some of today’s finest primal and raw roots revolution rebels as they paid tribute to the great Hank Williams & Leadbelly. Their artists have also been involved in film, television & radio. Such outlets have included Slowboat Films “The Folksinger”, song appearances in the movie, “The Waitress”, on television series such as “My Name is Earl” & “The Bounty Hunter”, as well as live appearances on various television shows.