Tour Dates:

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photo by Michel Verlinden

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Upcoming Shows:

March 21, 2014
MYSTERY PUBLIC HOUSE, HILLSBOROUGH, NC and other appearances

In March, Paul and Annie are traveling to North Carolina with Paul's (and Woody Mann's) Berklee students to let them learn firsthand about Piedmont Blues. Paul and Annie are very excited to be working with the Music Makers Relief Foundation to make this happen!

Stay tune for other possible impromptu concert locations and dates.

March 31, 2014
ROOTS ROADSHOW- Boston, MA (8:15 PM)

Paul and Annie will perform with the Roots Roadshow at the Berklee Performance Center at 8:15 pm.

Students, faculty, and recent alumni of the American Roots Music Program play blues, early gospel, spirituals, Celtic, old-time, bluegrass, and Western swing as well as contemporary music inspired by these genres. The concert will also celebrate the birth of J.S. Bach.

Venue: Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Tickets: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout) and $12 day of show
Purchase Tickets & Event Info: http://bit.ly/1bE6W9H

April 3, 2014
SMOKEN' JOE'S BBQ & BLUES - Thursdays in April!

8:30 p.m.
351 Washington Street, Brighton, MA

During the month of April, Paul and Annie will be doing an artist residency every Thursday night at Smoken' Joe's. There's no cover charge, but reservations are recommended. Come for some delicious BBQ and drinks, then enjoy the show!

Additional dates:

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 8:30 p.m.

Call for reservations: (617) 254-5227

April 5, 2014
ROARING BROOK NATURE CENTER- Canton, CT (7:30 PM)

Concert starts at 7:30 and doors open at 7 PM

Venue: 70 Gracey Road, Canton CT 06019
Tickets: For tickets call the Nature Center at 860-693-0263 during regular hours:Tuesday through Saturday 10-5 PM or Sunday 1-5 PM.

http://www.roaringbrook.org/

April 12, 2014
BULL RUN RESTAURANT- Shirley, MA (8:00 PM)

Showtime is 8pm and doors open at 6pm for dinner and seating.

215 Great Rd; Shirley, MA 01464
Phone: 978-425-4311

Venue: http://bullrunrestaurant.com
Tickets: http://tickets.bullrunrestaurant.com/

April 27, 2014
JALOPY- Brooklyn, NY

Jalopy is located at 315 Columbia Street Brooklyn, New York 11231
718.395.3214
For more information visit http://www.jalopy.biz

May 9, 2014
WATERVILLE OPERA HOUSE- Waterville, ME (8:00 PM)

Paul Rishell & Annie Raines in Concert with John Sebastian
Concert starts at 8:00 PM
1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901 (above City Hall)
http://www.operahouse.org/

NOW BOOKING FESTIVALS AND EVENTS IN 2014-2015:

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PREVIOUS WORK:

NATIONAL TV & RADIO APPEARANCES

Late Night With Conan O'Brien (NBC TV) (as part of J Band) 1996 & 1999
Arthur "A Word From Us Kids" (PBS TV) December 2003
A Prarie Home Companion (MPR radio) 1995 & 2004
Mountain Stage (WV Public Radio) 2003
NPR Radio Features: Here & Now, The World

A SAMPLING OF FESTIVALS PLAYED

  • Merelefest
  • Wheatland Festival
  • Swannanoa Gathering
  • King Biscuit Blues Festival
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival
  • Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
  • Gloucester Blues Festival (UK)
  • Kansas City Jazz & Blues Fest
  • National Blues Festival (UK)
  • Moulin Blues Festival
  • Ole Blues Festival
  • Poconos Blues Festival
  • Savannah Folk Festival
  • Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival
  • Mountain Stage
  • Boston Folk Festival
  • Notodden Blues Festival
  • North Atlantic Folk Festival
  • Edmonton Labatts Blues Fest
  • Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Fest
  • Guinness Temple Bar Blues Fest
  • Big Bear Rhythm & Food Fest
  • Luxembourg Blues Festival
  • Ottawa Blues Festival
  • Herndon Blues Festival
  • Silver City Blues Festival
  • Queen City Blues Festival
  • Riverwalk
  • Great British R&B Fest
  • Augusta Heritage Festival
  • Taste of the Blue Ridge Fest
  • Cool Blues & Microbrews Fest
  • KCBS Acoustic Blues Festival
  • Harvest Acoustic Blues Fest
  • Midwinter Blues Festival
  • Chenango Blues Festival
  • River Blues Festival
  • Fire on the Mountain
  • Skoebustel Blues Festival
  • Kalamazoo Blues Festival
  • Buckeye Harmonica Convention
  • Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Fest
  • Cognac Blues Festival

A SAMPLING OF CLUB & CONCERT VENUES PLAYED

  • Bushnell Theatre - Hartford, CT
  • The Barns At Wolf Trap(as part of J Band) Vienna, VA
  • Keswick Theatre - Philadelphia, PA
  • Merrill Auditorium - Portland, ME
  • Kitty C. Hart Theatre at the Egg - Albany, NY
  • Jorgenson Auditorium - Storrs, CT
  • Capitol Center for the Arts - Concord, NH
  • Lowell Auditorium - Lowell, MA
  • Ellington Theatre - Lynchburg, VA
  • The Orpheum Theatre - Memphis, TN
  • Westbury Music Fair - Westbury, NY
  • The Paradise - Boston, MA
  • Yoshi's - Oakland, CA
  • Jazzhaus - Freiburg, Germany
  • Godfrey Daniels - Bethlehem, PA
  • BamBoo Room - Lake Worth, FL
  • House of Blues - Cambridge, MA
  • The Bitter End - New York, NY
  • Caffe Lena - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Club Passim - Cambridge, MA
  • Catamount Arts Center - St. Johnsbury, VT
  • The Freight & Salvage - Berkeley, CA
  • The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA
  • Irving Plaza - New York, NY
  • Crossroads Cafe - Antwerp, Belgium
  • Oupeye Castle - Oupeye, Belgium
  • Aladdin Theatre - Portland, OR
  • Jersey Arts Centre - Jersey, UK
  • Plaza Palomino - Tucson, AZ
  • Frick Fine Arts Center - Pittsburgh, PA

PAUL RISHELL AND ANNIE RAINES HAVE OPENED FOR: Ray Charles, Little Feat, Asleep at the Wheel, Susan Tedeschi, Leon Russell, John Hammond, Dr. John, and John Sebastian.