Hugh and The Copper Bottom Band are kicking off the next leg of their tour on July 9th in Turkey. Tour dates are below. July 9 - Istanbul, Turkey | Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theatre | http://www.biletix.com/etkinlik/RJA11/TURKIYE/en July 11 - Sofia, Bulgaria | National Palace of Culture | http://bit.ly/1ve6QyC July 12 - Bucharest, Romania | Sala Palatului | http://bit.ly/1qjltDb July 14 - Belgrade, Serbia | Sava Centre | http://bit.ly/1l7JCEL July 15 - Zagreb, Croatia | Salata | http://bit.ly/1nPBzOB July 17 - Milan, Italy | Auditorium | http://bit.ly/1hp5hbq July 19 - Budapest, Hungary | Budapest Congress & World Trade Centre | http://bit.ly/1lwGkzQ July 20 - Graz, Austria | Kasematten-buhne | http://bit.ly/1qtwFKq July 21 - Bratislava, Slovakia | NTC Aegon Arena | http://bit.ly/1jVytHA July 22 - Brno, Czech Republic | Kajot Arena | http://bit.ly/1qBD4nk July 24 - Hamburg, Germany | Laiszhalle | http://bit.ly/1ll0qs3 July 25 - Mannhein, Germany | Rosengarten | http://bit.ly/1m55ff8 July 27 - Poznan, Poland | Aula | http://bit.ly/1pHtiyL July 28 - Poznan, Poland | Aula | http://bit.ly/1m55uXk July 29 - Szczecin, Poland | Zamek Ksiazat | http://bit.ly/1qBDH0f August 1 - Notodden, Norway | Notodden Blues Festival | http://bit.ly/1m55BSY
Hugh and The Copper Bottom Band are kicking off the next leg of their tour tomorrow night in Vancouver. Tour dates are below. Check and see if they're playing in your town... May 20 - Vancouver, BC | Orpheum Theatre | http://bit.ly/R1Iw5x May 22 - Portland, OR | Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | http://bit.ly/1o05Grx May 23 - Seattle, WA | Paramount Theater | http://bit.ly/1jODIY5 May 24 - Medford, OR | Craterian Theater at The Collier Center | http://bit.ly/1gIpFcc May 27 - Saratoga, CA | Montalvo Arts Center – Garden Theatre | http://bit.ly/1nfqtUq May 28 - San Francisco, CA | The Fillmore | http://bit.ly/O6Kksq May 30 - Riverside, CA | Fox Performing Arts Center | http://bit.ly/1jx7N4h May 31 - San Diego, CA | Balboa Theatre | http://bit.ly/1nfqPdC June 2 - Los Angeles, CA | The Fonda Theatre | http://bit.ly/1nfqUxW June 3 - Mesa, AZ | Mesa Arts Center – Ikeda Theatre | http://bit.ly/TnzYrI June 4 - Santa Fe, NM | Lensic Performing Arts Center | http://bit.ly/1o06tsv June 6 - Austin, TX | Paramount Theater | http://bit.ly/R1JZZF June 7 - Houston, TX | Cullen Theater at the Wortham Center | http://bit.ly/1hBI4AL June 10 - Mexico City, Mexico | Auditorio Nacional | http://bit.ly/1o08g0O June 11 - Guadalajara, Mexico | Teatro Diana | http://bit.ly/1jxb2sD
JUST ANNOUNCED: New tour dates for Hugh and The Copper Bottom Band in the US this spring. See all the dates and get more info here: http://wbr.fm/1gua5j6
JUST ANNOUNCED - Hugh and the Copper Bottom Band are headed to New Zealand and Australia in April/May. NEW ZEALAND & AUSTRALIA TOUR DATES: April 15 - The Civic, Auckland April 16 - Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington April 19 - Palais Theatre, Melbourne April 22 - Royal Theatre, Canberra April 24 - Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide April 26 - Concert Hall, Perth May 2 - Brisbane Concert Hall, Brisbane May 3 - Civic Theatre, Newcastle May 5 - State Theatre, Sydney Stay tuned to http://www.hughlaurieblues.com for further information and updates.
Hugh and the Copper Bottom Band will perform in Buenos Aires, Argentina at Grand Rex on March 15, 2014. For pre-sale and general on sale information, visit http://www.ticketek.com.ar/newsite/hugh-laurie.
Hugh Laurie's album “Didn’t It Rain” was named one of iTunes' Best of 2013, celebrating the year's best music, TV shows, movies, books, and podcasts. Don't have it yet? Preview and download the album on iTunes here: http://www.itunes.com/Bestof2013Music
In March, 2014 Hugh will make his first appearances in Brazil. His shows will be performed in five cities: March 20th in Rio de Janeiro (Citibank Hall); March 21st in Belo Horizonte (Chevrolet Hall); March 25th in Curitiba (Teatro Positivo); March 27th in Porto Alegre (Teatro do Sesi); and March 29th in São Paulo (Citibank Hall). Exclusive pre-sale for Citi, Credicard and Diners clients will take place between December 11th and 17th for the shows in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Tickets for the five cities will go on sale to the general public on December 18th. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.ticketsforfun.com.br
Hugh will be appearing as a special guest at "Fess Fest 2013" on Thursday, November 7th at Tipitina's in New Orleans. Tickets are available via http://bit.ly/Hj3hp7. This memorable evening of music and fundraising will pay tribute to the late great music icon Professor Longhair, whose family home was devastated in Hurricane Katrina and remains in shambles. 100% of the proceeds will go toward rebuilding this historic home on Terpsichore Street for the Professor’s family. Hugh and fellow special guest Joe Jackson will be playing with blues greats Jon Cleary, Donald Harrison, Jr., George Porter Jr., Mark Mullins, Shannon Powell, Detroit Brooks and Tracy Griffin.
Did you catch Hugh's BBC Radio 2 'Blues Changes' show on Monday night? If you missed it you can listen again here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03bpz6f Be sure to tune into BBC Radio 2 every Monday from 10pm to listen to the ongoing series.
Just announced, Hugh is going to be a special guest at "Fess Fest 2013" on November 7th in New Orleans. Celebrated club Tipitina's is hosting the all-star fundraiser benefit to restore the home of beloved music icon, Professor Longhair. Hugh will be joining a distinguished lineup of jazz and blues talents that includes George Porter, Jr. on bass, Alfred “Uganda” Roberts on congas, Jon Cleary on keyboards, Mark Mullins on trombone, Donald Harrison, Jr. on sax, and Shannon Powell on drums Doors open for “Fess Fest 2013” at 8pm. Show time begins at 9pm. Please visit the website more information: http://tipitinas.com
Don't forget to tune into BBC Radio 2 tonight from 10pm to hear the third installment on Hugh's Blues Changes series. This week he will be examining how Blues has influenced the Soul and Hip Hop of today. http://bbc.in/GI91I7
Did you catch the second episode of Hugh's BBC Radio 2 series examining the ways in which Blues has influenced all the types of popular music that we listen to today. This weeks episode concentrated on Rock n' Roll. Listen again here: http://bbc.in/19WOh73 The series will continue every Monday on BBC Radio2 from 10pm for the next 4 weeks. Be sure to tune in!
Hugh Laurie’s new Radio 2 Blues Show is one of the highlights in this week’s Radio 2mail. To find out more, you can subscribe to Radio 2mail here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/newsletter/
Hugh Laurie appeared on the The Andrew Marr Show this morning. If you missed it you can watch his inteview online now: http://bbc.in/15syAU0
Did you see Hugh on Later With Jools Holland on Friday? If you missed it you can watch again online. Skip to 16 minutes in to see him chatting with Jools Holland about his latest album 'Didn't It Rain'. http://bbc.in/15wrd3k http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b03bwqr3/Later..._with_Jools_Holland_Series_43_Episode_2/
Head over to BBC Radio 2's website now to watch Hugh Laurie and the Copper Bottom Band's full length session from Maida Vale Studios: http://bbc.in/1auwu9u
Did you catch Hugh Laurie on The One Show yesterday evening? If not you can watch him chatting to Matt Baker and Jones about his latest album 'Didn't It Rain' online now: http://bbc.in/19zReKM
In the lead up to Hugh's BBC Radio 2 show tonight you can check out an exclusive performance of Hugh and The Copper Bottom Band performing 'Mystery Train' live from Maida Vale studios. http://bbc.in/19sSeBJ
Hugh Laurie has teamed up with BBC Radio 2 for a six part series which examines the ways in which the Blues has influenced all the types of popular music that we listen to today. Each week he'll be playing a song with his acclaimed Copper Bottom Band and using this as a starting point from which to explore the permutations and permeation of the music that he loves. The series begins tonight with Hugh focusing on Blues music and performing Alan Price's 'Changes', which also features on Hugh's latest album 'Didn't It Rain'. Tune into BBC Radio 2 tonight from 10pm or simply press the Red Button on your remote control from any BBC channel at 7:30pm and follow the on-screen instructions: http://bbc.in/15OFs1D
UK fans. Tune into BBC Radio 2 this afternoon from 2pm to hear Hugh's interview with Steve Wright in the Afternoon. You can also listen live via BBC 2's online site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2 Later this evening Hugh will also be appearing on The One Show where he will be chatting on the sofas. Tune into BBC One from 7pm or watch online via BBC iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/
Hugh recently visited NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday. Listen here: http://n.pr/1cXNxF6