John was very pleased and grateful to be voted “Best in Folk” by the readers of the Oklahoma Gazette, in this year’s Woody Awards. Back in January, our editor-in-chief received an email from former Sen. Andrew Rice that, in part, sang the praises of Okemah musician and Blue Door regular John Fullbright, all of 23
Here are some folks who were talking about John this week: SXSW reviews and video, an award from the Oklahoma Gazette, and a great article from our friends in Lubbock.
As many of you know, for the last few months, John has been working on this new CD release, From The Ground Up. It’s about ready to go, and everyone is really excited about it. Instead of trying to find a record deal, even with an indie label, John has decided to set up his
Many thanks to Thomas Conner of the Chicago Sun-Times for this great review of John’s first show at SXSW: Fullbright’s SXSW showcase — the first of eight gigs he has here this week — was as perfect as if it were a Jonathan Demme concert film… Fullbright synthesizes the best songcraft from his home state
We’ve updated the Press page with some new photos of John. They were taken outside the Blue Door a week ago last Sunday. Enjoy!
The schedule of John’s appearances at the SXSW festival has been announced. Hope to see lots of our SXSW friends there!
John’s shows in Marblehead, MA and Titusville, NJ, originally scheduled for January 20–21, will be rescheduled. Check back here for updates!
John’s been hard at work, recording a new CD at 115 Recording in Norman. Here’s a video clip of him doing “The Flower Song.”
Announcing the 1st Annual Jimmy LaFave Music Road Songwriter Rendezvous! John will be joining Jimmy LaFave as he brings together a group of master singer-songwriters for a weekend of music and relaxation in the beautiful Big Bend country of Texas.