Michelle Shocked Begins Bootleg This! 2014 UK Tour

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Michelle Shocked will be on tour this fall to sing her ‘short, sharp’ signature songs.

Michelle Shocked Tour

For over 20 years, acclaimed picker-poet Michelle Shocked has been generating compelling lyrics and mnemonic melodies.

Michelle Shocked will be on tour this fall to sing her ‘short, sharp’ signature songs. Beginning this October with a launch concert in Manchester, she’ll be joined on her tour by Martin Stephenson, leader of the seminal UK folk-rock act The Daintees.

Her concerts will also preview a forthcoming audiobook Bootleg This! - her epic tale of social media misadventure featuring a foreword by Paul Krassner, an original member of Ken Kesey’s Merry Pranksters. The tour has the following itinerary thus far:

Bootleg This! 2014 UK Tour

Oct 2014 UK Bootleg This!! Tour
Thu Oct 2 – Manchester UK Blue Cat Cafe
Fri Oct 3 – Newcastle UK Caedmon Hall
Sat Oct 4 – Edinburgh SCOT Mash House
Sun Oct 5 – Glasgow SCOT Woodend Bowling Club
Tue Oct 7 – Otley W Yorkshire UK Korks
Thu Oct 9 – Liverpool UK Lomax
Fri Oct 10 – Birmingham UK
Sat Oct 11 – London UK SOLD OUT

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Michelle has enlisted social media to inaugurate the UK tour, offering fans a glimpse into her unique perspective, as well as a chance to win her personal pair of ‘Chucks’ - that is, her smelly old Chuck Taylor tennis shoes, on Facebook She is posting on Twitter and Instagram as well.

Her passionate commitment to changing the ‘conversation’ concerning bootlegging, ad- sponsored piracy, content theft and ‘copyfight’ finds her heading straight into the fray this fall. Her vision is that of a sustainable and ethical internet for artists and creators.

For more information, or to interview the artist or preview/review the performance, please contact:

Contact: Jaime Campbell Morton
Phone: 415-952-7871
Email: artspromo(at)artspromo(dot)org

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