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Buckle Up CD and download album coming soon

 

The brand new Buckle Up CD and download album will be available shortly online. It has been scheduled for release on all the popular download sites and physical CDs will be available directly from this website as well as Reverbnation. Watch this space!


CityVision TV appearance

 

Shawn, Silke and Brandi are appearing on CityVision TV, Mönchengladbach, Germany, on Wednesday, 9 April. The "Backstage" programme will be shown throughout the day on terrestrial TV in the Mönchengladbach area. Here is the online version: http://youtu.be/dNpfaox0Vek


Buckle Up European tour successfully completed

 

Shawn, Silke and Brandi Lea Wine have just successfully completed the Buckle Up European promotional tour. The B57s played the 100 Club in London, a sell-out gig in Germany, Shawn, Silke and Brandi did radio and TV interviews and videos were filmed for Buckle Up and Edge of a Devil. A fun-packed and productive six weeks! The videos will be released in the near future


B-57s live at the 100 Club in London on 6 March, FREE ENTRY

 

CD presentation at the 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, W1D 1LL
Phone: 0207 6360933 Website: www.the100club.co.uk

6 March 2014, 8pm, FREE ENTRY
FREE CD FOR FIRST 100 THROUGH THE DOOR

Shawn Harvey & B-57 live, special guests Buckle Up! cover girl Brandi Lea Wine from USA and Nigel Goodall, Burlesque by Lola Lashes, DJ Earl of Ealing, win a guitar signed by the B-57s.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!


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Buckle Up! CD available at Sound It Out Records in Stockton, Teeside

Shawn has distributed the first copies of the new Buckle Up! CD to Sound It Out Records in Stockton, one of the last real independent record stores in the UK. You can get hold of your copy by visiting the shop or ordering online:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SoundItOutRecordsUK

Website: www.sounditoutrecords.co.uk/

Phone: +44 (0)1642 860068

E-mail: info@sounditoutrecords.co.uk

Address: 15a Yarm Street, Stockton on Tees, TS18 3DR, UK


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Buckle Up! merchandise on CafePress

Click here to visit the Buckle Up! store on CafePress for lots of gifts and merchandise featuring our sassy classy US cover girl Brandi Lea Wine.

Shawn and Brandi live on Radio Teesdale, 3 March at 6pm

 

On 3 March, 6pm, Shawn and Brandi will be appearing live on Radio Teesdale's Drive Time. They'll be talking about the new Buckle Up! album release and music in general and the audience can listen to some taster tracks from the album. You can listen on the air in the Teeside area and also online at:

www.radioteesdale.co.uk


Sweet Little Rock'n'Roller video

 

Shawn, Silke and friends filmed a video for Sweet Little Rock'n'Roller from the forthcoming Buckle Up! album at Lickety Split (www.lickety-split.co.uk/) ice cream parlour in Seaham, County Durham, in January this year. the evening was bags of fun and the result shows it! Thanks to everyone who took part and a particular thanks to Cindy the owner of Lickety Split for letting us film there.


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Buckle Up! liner notes by Nigel Goodall

The band is working flat out on designing a new and improved 8-page booklet for the forthcoming Buckle Up! CD. they are very happy that Nigel Goodall (www.nigelgoodall.co.uk), renowned music journalist from the UK has kindly written the liner notes for the new cover. You can read it here on this website on the "Review" page.

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New promoter in Ireland

The B-57s are very pleased to announce that they are now represented by the Irish promotion agency We Dig Roots. For all booking enquiries in Ireland and the UK please contact Eamonn Doyle at:

www.wedigroots.com

Enniscorthy Enterprise Centre
Milehouse Road
Enniscorthy
County Wexford
Ireland

Phone: +353 (0)87 2982618


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Buckle Up! single and CD out in early 2014!

The new Buckle Up! single and CD will be out in early 2014! Come to the album presentation at the 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK, on 6 March 2014! Lots of great music, surprises and you can win a guitar signed by the band on the night!

Watch the promotional video here:

http://youtu.be/gPf4JMdUPJQ

Thanks to our gorgeous cover girl Brandi Lea Wine! www.brandileawine.com


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Cadillac CD out now!!!

Cadillac CD out now!!!

Latest release by Shawn Harvey and B-57!

Get your copy of the Cadillac/Thinkin' It Over single now in the Reverbnation store at

www.reverbnation.com/shawnharveyandb57

You can also go straight to the store on this website.

The CD features exclusive artwork from the forthcoming Buckle Up! album featuring the fantastic Brandi Lea Wine (www.brandileawine.com). So get your copy now! Available as physical CD and download.


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Shawn on Oklahoma Live - KSBI 52

Shawn is having a great time in the USA, meeting friends and jamming through Oklahoma. You can see him and Brandi Lea Wine, our Buckle Up! cover girls (www.brandileawine.com) on KSBI 52, Oklahoma Live:

www.ksbitv.com

Look for the episode from 21 November and enjoy!


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Buckle Up Press Release

Shawn Harvey "Buckle up!" Press Release

Following the success of "Thinkin' It Over" produced by the musical genius Boz Boorer and featuring tracks by guitar legend Albert Lee, the title track also being recently a hit in Norway for Norwegian Star Stephen Ackles, the new CD "Buckle Up!" continues that Rock'n'Roll track record with both rockin' covers of tracks such as "Train Kept a Rollin'","Ruby Baby" and "Sweet Little Rock'n'Roller" and some self penned tracks such as "Little Things","Over Again" and "Out of the Blue" that will get you boppin' away. Produced by John David whose tracks have hit the UK charts for stars such as Dave Edmunds and Status Quo, it's keeping that Rock'n'Roll tradition alive and bang up to 2013 style without losing that roots and 50s feel. Shawn has currently teamed up with model Brandi Lea Wine from U.S.A., www.brandileawine.com, who graces the CD cover in her own sassy classy way, and she will be at the CD launch in London and later co-star in the new video for the title track "Buckle Up!", a motorbikin' Chris Spedding styled rocker. So you can watch out for some great collaborations ahead. The next video will be also featuring a dance troop called the Skechers Demoteam, www.facebook.com/SkechersDemoteam, who have success over the world and are managed by Hans Tiger Smits who will promote the CD and Shawn through the Benelux regions in Europe. Shawn is planning a U.S.A. visit soon in November and "Buckle Up!" will head Stateside, too. Rock'n'Roll is definitely here to stay as long as Mr. Harvey has his rockin' boots on so all we can say is "Buckle Up!"


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Buckle Up! CD on its way, new cover girl, and promotion in the Benelux

We are thrilled that our CD cover pin-up is Brandi Lea Wine, a fabulous and sassy star from Oklahoma, USA. She has done a special photo shoot for the B57s and we are proud to have her on our CD. Brandi will also be featuring in the next Video to be filmed in Amsterdam with the Skechers Demoteam promoted by Hans Tiger Smits sometime around February/March next year along with a CD launch for "Buckle up!" in London at which she will guest and present the CD. You can check out Brandi's webpage at: www.brandileawine.com

Hans will be promoting Shawn in the Benelux, too, and you can check out his team of girls at: www.facebook.com/SkechersDemoteam

So let's all "Buckle up!" to a Rock'n'Roll 2014!


Heading Stateside

 

Shawn will be heading across the Pond in November to promote the forthcoming B57 album Buckle Up! in the USA. He'll be meeting lots of long-term friends and fans on the way and with a bit of luck, the band will go across for a tour in 2014.


More gigs coming up again soon

 

The band is going to get gigging again this summer. The first show is already booked and more are to follow. Also planned is a CD launch later this year of the new exciting album and videos will be filmed for the new songs, too. Exciting times ahead.


Great time in the studio

 

The band has just completed three days at Berry Hill Studio (www.berryhillstudio.com) in Gloucestershire. They layed down 12 rockin' tracks in several live sessions, six covers and six of Shawn's own songs. On 28 June, they will go back to mix it all down. All the guys are really excited, this will be one great album and all the fans will love it. John David, the producer and engineer, captured the band at its best! We will keep you posted.


New recordings coming up

 

Shawn and the B-57s will be heading for the recording studio in early May. Shawn has chosen to go back to one of his favourite studios and producers, John David at Berryhill Studios, to lay down a mixture of original songs and covers that will be a great representation of the bands repertoire. Watch this space for more info!


Gigs cancelled

 

Due to ill health, Shawn is pulling most of his gigs until further notice. Shawn has chronic bronchitis so will be taking some months out to get well again. In the meantime, keep in touch on Facebook etc. and enjoy listening to his music online. Shawn will take this break to start working on a new album and then it will be full speed ahead again next year.


Monto gig on 31 October 2012 - important - change of venue

 

Just to let all of you who wanted to come to this show know that the promoter has changed the venue. Instead of at the Monto, Kings Cross, the show will now be held at the
Islington, 1 Tolpuddle Street, N1 0XT London;
phone: +44 20 7684 1577;
email: info [at] theislington [dot] com;
website: http://www.theislington.com
This gig is by invite only, so please go to Facebook and put yourself on the list at www.facebook.com/shawnharveyandb57official or write the band an email at shawnharveyandb57@yahoo.de to be put on the guest list. For all of you who have already put your names down for the Monto, please be assured that your names will stay on the list for this new venue. The band looks forward to seeing you there. New place, but still a night to remember!


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Americana International 2012 - A review by Tony Wilkinson at the Rockabilly Hall of Fame

Extract from the review:

Friday, 6th July 2012 ( the festival really happens)

First acts that we caught were British outfits The Roseville Rockers and Shawn Harvey & B-57. The first mentioned was a more than capable rockabilly outfit whilst Shawn and company certainly knew how to play rock 'n' roll music - albeit with a contemporary edge on some tunes but this only served to enhance the rockin' feel. Certainly a band to watch out for and I hope to see them again.

Read the full review of the whole event at:

www.rockabillyhall.com/ToWilAmeri2012.html


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Americana International 2012

The Americana 2012 was a complete success for the B-57s. Despite the serious rain, the band played to a happy crowd on the great Alpha stage. Photos and videos will be uploaded shortly. Until then, you can have a look at www.youtube.com/shawnharveyandb57 as well as www.facebook.com/shawnharveyofficial.

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Redemption guitar is ready for action

Shawn is now the proud owner of his very own Redemption guitar. Built to his own design and specs, the guitar has three pickups, contoured body, vintage tuners and a Düsenberg tremelo. It has a great vintage sound, warm and full like a genuine 50s guitar. With its black sparkle finish and yellow perloid scratch plate it is a real looker. Shawn is over the moon with it. A great big thank you to Dan from Redemption guitars!!!

Shawn Harvey & B-57 on OR6 TV

 

The band appeared live on Spjek mit Eier breakfast TV in Melick, near Roermond, Netherlands. Check out also www.or6.nl.


Shawn endorses Redemption Guitars

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Shawn is the new endorsee of Redemption Guitars, a great guitar maker from Germany. All guitars are hand-built to the very highest standards and are made from exclusive woods and materials. Every guitar is a real one-off masterpiece! Dan, the master himself, is building Shawn his very own Tele-style guitar, made to Shawn's own design and technical specs in the colours of the B-57s! You can see how it was built, from the first slab of wood to the final show piece, on the B-57 Guitar page. And don't forget to take a look at Redemption Guitars at www.redemption-guitars.de. Here you can see the guitar in the final stages, just before Dan applies the finishing touches.


America is almost here

 

The year certainly is rolling round! The band has already played some great gigs and it's just over a month now until the guys hit the stage at the Americana festival in Newark, UK. A great gig, great line-up, great American cars. Come along this year and don't miss this fun-packed weekender. The B-57's will be playing Friday afternoon, so get your tickets :-) Americana International Festival.


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B-57s personal model

The B-57s now have their very own personal model: Nina Holy. Nina will be modelling the band's merchandise and feature on the next album cover. Here she is with a copy of the Thinkin' It Over album. Take a look at her site: Nina Holy on Facebook.

Shawn on TV in Ireland

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On 23 November 2011, Shawn appeared on the Irish Connection, a Country TV show in Belfast with Sean Green. He performed an acoustic spot and gave an interview. Tune in online at: The Irish Connection Country Show.


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Shawn Harvey & B-57 on CityVision

On 15 November 2011, the B-57s appeared on the Backstage programme of CityVision Moenchengladbach. The band had a lot of fund doing the show and is looking forward to more TVs in the future. So if you want to find out the answer to the question if it's all about sex, drugs and Rock'n'Roll, then take a look now! Shawn Harvey &B-57 on CityVision.