April 12th, 2013
Kirsten Thien’s new “Solo Live” record will be released on JUNE 4, 2013! Special pre-order packages were created by Kirsten with the help of her trusted team of advisers (aka “friends”) to combine music, art, and experiences for the discerning fan.
By Pre-Ordering, you not only show Kirsten that you have her back and love this music, but you can also start enjoying the perks of being an insider: bonus tracks, immediate download of several songs before release date, signed copies of physical CDs, and special fan updates. Digital Albums bought through kirstenthien.com have a special pre-sale price of $7.50 (9.99 at iTunes).
New shows are being added every day. Kirsten will spend 2013 touring in support of the new Solo Live album, while also maintaining a strong touring schedule with the Kirsten Thien Band and embarking on exciting collaborations with fantastic musicians she’s met along the way in the past few years. Sign up for the newsletter today…it’s a win-win!
February 4th, 2013
UK Concert Reviews
We’re in heavy rotation on Music Choice right now (with Please Drive) so we’re seeing lots of new fans. I just want to let you know I’m so grateful to folks that take an extra step to learn about a “new” artist, sign up to get news, and tell friends or come out to a show. As we prepare to release a Solo Live record and write new material for the next studio album, it’s fun to watch Delicious continue to find new ears and bring new folks to the audience.
We’re just back from the IBCs in Memphis where I had an appearance at the Read the rest of this entry »
November 21st, 2012
A message from Kirsten:
(Excerpted from the latest “News and Blues Letter”. Sign up to stay in touch!)
As I look back on the past year, I want to thank each of you for making this my most exciting, rewarding, and special year ever of making music. The ‘year’ I refer to started with the Duck Jazz Fest in Oct 2011 and concluded with the end of the Europe Tour in Oct 2012. Below are a few reflections on the past year….
…And then the beat goes on, carrying us forward into the future. While the band and I get set for our headline night at Buddy Guy’s Legends (Dec 1 in Chicago), I am booking 2013 dates like crazy.
Kirsten Thien Solo Live ~ Spirit of 66 in Belgium
On Black Friday, while the world shops to its heart’s content, I’ll be in the studio prepping the most unexpected product of the 2012 Tour. A new album! Solo Live from the Meisenfrei Blues Club (Bremen, Germany). You will get the whole story and a preview on Monday, but here’s a taste of the ‘vibe’ of the new record here (in Belgium at the Spirit of 66 opening for Popa Chubby). Read the rest of this entry »
August 20th, 2012
THE KIRSTEN THIEN BAND: “CAPE TO COAST” TOUR REACHES NEW ENGLAND
NEW YORK, NY (Aug 20, 2012) – After completing their “C2 SHINING C” cross country tour, Kirsten Thien and her band hit the East Coast like a storm, with their “Cape to Coast” tour reaching New England Sept 7 – 10. These are The Kirsten Thien Band’s last U.S. tour dates of the year, after which they will head off to Northern Europe to bring American Blues, Soul and Rock ‘n Roll at it’s best to audiences in Holland, France, Germany and Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »
July 2nd, 2012
Opening for Dickey Betts in Albany, NY. Photo by Michael Panzarino of M.A.P. Graphics ( www.facebook.com/MAPGRAPHICS).
Photo by Michael Panzarino of M.A.P. Graphics.
Last week The Kirsten Thien Band thrilled an Albany, NY Allman-Brothers-loving crowd in a power set opening for Dickey Betts and Great Southern on the banks of the Hudson River for Albany’s “Alive @ 5″ summer music series. Read the concert review here at Nippertown.
This month, you can can also catch Kirsten on the cover of Blues Matters Magazine featuring an in-depth interview + Kirsten’s essay on the Howlin’ for Hubert JFA benefit concert at the Apollo Theater in New York City!
Blues Matters - June/July 2012