Ward Hayden & The Outliers present: "Mama, Trains, Trucks, & Prison" - A Celebration of Country Music!! New Year's Eve & New Year's Day at the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, MA - tickets are on sale now!!
We're over the moon excited to announce that New Year's Eve & New Year's Day we'll be presenting our show "Mama, Trains, Trucks, & Prison" at The Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, MA.
The show runs the gamut of country music beginning with its origin and going all the way through the 40s, 50s, 60s & 70s...and touching on a song or two from the 80s & 90s.
We're also thrilled that we'll be presenting this show with the most ambitious line up we've ever put together: Ward Hayden & The Outliers 6 piece country band featuring Jason Anick of Fiddle & Mandolin and Samuel Crawford on Dobro & Guitar.
Tickets are on sale now and there's no better way that we could think of to bid farewell to 2019 and welcome 2020. Order your tickets NYE HERE and tickets to NYD HERE.
We're headed to Scandinavia/Europe Oct 18 through Nov 16 and we'd love to see you there!!
We've got tour dates happening in Sweden, Norway, Spain, France & Switzerland, some of the shows have already started to sell out, so we'd like to encourage you to get your tickets early. We'll be touring with the new album "Can't Judge a Book" on hand, as well as limited copies of "Ward Hayden & The Outliers LIVE Bootleg Vol. 1". We've been looking forward to this tour for a long time, can't wait to see some of our favorite friends and fans, and really excited to make some new ones on this tour. Let's twang out and have some fun.
Don't miss us this Saturday (Oct 12th) at Levitate Flannel Jam. Incredible line up of bands, plus they've got a "corn pool", we can't wait to learn what that even is. Festivities begin at 2pm and we take the stage at 5:30pm, we hope to see you there!!
We're very excited to be headed back up to Maine, this time with an album release show at One Longfellow Square in Portland. We'll be joined by our buds from Boston GA-20 for this one. They are a stunning blues based instrumental trio featuring Matt Stubbs (Charlie Musselwhite's longtime guitarist), they are incredible.
This is gonna be a great show and one of our last stateside shows before we head to Europe for most of October and November. We hope to see you in Portland.
Tickets are on sale HERE!!
We're very happy to announce we've been nominated for "Country Artist of the Year" in the 2019 Boston Music Awards.
A big percentage of how the winners are decided comes from the public vote and we would really appreciate your support. It's takes just a couple quick minutes to make it happen and to get behind your favorite Boston based country band. Take a look HERE to cast your votes and many thanks for your continued support!! -Ward Hayden & The Outliers
We've had some great shows at The Parlor Room over the years and we're thrilled to be coming back on Sept 26th to celebrate the official release of our album "Can't Judge a Book".
Tickets are on sale HERE. We've got a great show planned and can't wait to see you this Thursday in NoHo.
A very big thanks to Jed Gottlieb and The Boston Herald for their preview of our Sept 6th show at City Winery Boston.
In January we promised that we'd be back to our hometown for another show this year and we've been looking forward to this one for a while. Daniel Miller & The High Life open the night (8pm) and we've got a great set planned to celebrate the release of our new album "Can't Judge a Book".
Our new album "Can't Judge a Book" is officially out now!! The album is a collection of songs that we picked up in our travels, sometimes it was a song we heard another band perform or a song that captured a moment while we were on the road, or in the case of Chuck Berry's "Promised Land" it was the story behind the song that made us want to record it.
The album also includes a brand new original song called "Naturally Crazy" inspired by one of our tours through France and the realization that anyone who chooses to spend half their life on the road and rambling from city to city all over the world has to be naturally crazy, not only to want to live a life where you're constantly on the move, but also in order to roll with the punches, sometimes literally, and survive.
You can download the new album on iTunes and Amazon and it's also streaming on Spotify. Or if you're old school, like me, then you can order a copy of the CD via CD Baby.
Our new album "Can't Judge a Book" officially comes out on Aug 23rd and will be available in most places where music can be found (iTunes, Amazon, etc), and to celebrate the release we have a string of shows happening all over the Northeast beginning with Aug 23rd at Dangerously Delicious Pies in Washington DC and Aug 24th at The Stoltz Listening Room in Easton, Maryland.
We really can't wait for you to hear the new album and we hope to see you at a show real soon!! -Ward Hayden & The Outliers
A huge thanks to The Bluegrass Situation for premiering "Hackensack" of our upcoming album "Can't Judge a Book".
The new album officially comes out on Aug 24th and will be available on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. We hope you enjoy "Hackensack" and be sure to help spread the work by sharing on social media. We have a bunch of album release shows happening in the Northeast and we'll be headed South in December. More tour dates will be announced very soon!