Corb Lund – the Albertan cowboy songwriter who used to play punk and metal – will make his debut at Joe's Pub February 21 along with his longtime band The Hurtin' Albertans. Lund appeared on WNYC's Soundcheck on December 10.
'Cabin Fever' (New West) was named to year-end best lists by 29-95 (Houston Chronicle) and No Depression and caught the number one spot on The Oregonian's list. American Songwriter named "September" one of its top 50 songs of 2012. He just finished of a December tour with Hayes Carll, who appears on the 'Cabin Fever' song "Bible on the Dash" and spoke with the Austin American-Statesman about his inspirations and the role of humor in song.
'Cabin Fever' cemented Lund as one of the best songwriters in North America and one of its most commanding performers, hitting number four on the Americana radio chart and number one on the Canadian Top 200.
WHO: Corb Lund & The Hurtin' Albertans
WHAT: Full band concert & first Joe's Pub appearance
WHEN: 9:30pm, Thursday, February 21
WHERE: Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC, 212-539-8778
TICKETS: $15 at JoesPub.com or Joe's Pub box office