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Grammin'This stark event listing image likely fails to portray the joyous, crunchy, eclectic grooves coming to @avenue_lansing on Friday 9/23 with sticky jams from our own @the_wildhoney_collective and the fabulous @stormychromer - come see for yourself at 9 PM! #michiganmusic #michiganfolk #michiganjam #theavenuecafe #stormychromer #thewildhoneycollective #lansingmusicLink in bio for #bandcampfriday - plenty of music available on vinyl, CD and digital with all proceeds today (9/2) going straight to the label/artists. #gtgrecords #indierecordlabel #michiganmusic #michiganpunk #lansingmusicIt's almost time! This Friday we celebrate the next two GTG releases, both on vinyl, from @jeremyportermusic and @a_rueful_noise ! @avenue_lansing w/ @joshuapowellmusic 21+ and no cover! @silvermaplekillrecords #michiganpunk #michiganmusic #lansingmusic #avenuecafelansing #gtgrecords #vinylPre-Order is live for the new @jeremyportermusic 7" - plus a lyric video for the A-Side "Tonight Is Not The Night." Links to all in Jeremy's bio! #detroitmusic #jeremyporterandthetucos #jeremyporter #vinylsingle #gtgrecords
Tag Archives: Jeremy Porter
AUGUST 2022: Jeremy Porter and The Tucos along with GTG Records announce the release of their new single “Tonight Is Not the Night” b/w “DTW” on 7” limited edition opaque red vinyl! This is The Tucos’ sixth 7” single and their first release since the 3-CD career retrospective Bottled Regrets: The First Ten Years.
Street date for the vinyl is September 9, 2022. Pre-Order, more info and fall tour dates over at Jeremy’s site! Michigan folks – come check it out for the first time at The Avenue Cafe on August 26 – the same show as the release party for A Rueful Noise! It feels great to wrap up the summer with new vinyl, keep ’em comin.
Catch Jeremy and, at long lost, the full band on tour down south! Charleston, WV + Knoxville, TN + Lexington, KY. Follow Jeremy for more info!
GTG Fest 2021 Sampler is live! Check it out and get ready for GTG Fest XIV this weekend at The Avenue and the Record Lounge!
This October a unique version of The Wild Honey Collective led by Tommy and Danielle will hit the road, featuring Jeremy Porter (who will also play solo in addition to accompanying the Wild Honey set on lap steel, mandolin, and guitar) and Nicholas Richard. This tour is hitting a lot of new spots for this GTG crew, so while the tour is officially designated to promote The Wild Honey Collective Volume 1 and Jeremy Porter and The Tucos’ Candy Coated Cannonball, given the unique band lineup and that this is the first proper extended GTG artist tour in 2 years(!) it’s safe to also expect some Plurals tunes, a variety of covers, and some collaborations with other friends at certain shows. Dates are all listed above and there’s a full event thing going here. NY, VT, ME, PA, NJ, OH…. we’ll see you out there!
More good stuff in September from GTG bands and friends! As always we’ve got a wide variety of stuff at The Avenue Cafe in Lansing (9/10 features The Hunky Newcomers):
Jeremy Porter has a solid solo acoustic run in the Midwest:
The Stick Arounds are also getting some Midwest action in:
See you there!
Local Lansing folk will probably be hip to this now, but GTG is more-or-less booking and promoting the majority of the music at The Avenue Cafe these days. Here’s what we’ve got for the whole month of August:
That’s a good run there, eh? We’ve got the first full-length show by The Wild Honey Collective, the first public Lansing shows from Cavalcade and The Plurals in at least 18 months, a record release by the Cartridge Family(?!?!??), GTG Fest familiars like The Ryne Experience, LVRS, and Marsha, Mike Reed from Small Brown Bike… great stuff all around!
Shows are getting to be a little more commonplace – on top of the above listed we’ve got The Plurals playing Taste of Michigan City (Michigan City, IN) the afternoon of August 7, The Wild Honey Collective play from 5-9 at the Beer Garden at Horrocks Farm Market in Lansing on August 21 as well as an afternoon slot at Sundried Music Fest in Mason on August 28, and then The Stick Arounds take the Horrocks stage themselves on August 28 too. All of these events are free and promise great times. We need ’em! Stay safe out there everyone, masks are still a good thing!
2021 is bringing some shows! The Wild Honey Collective will be gracing The Corner of Main & Steele in Ionia, MI with a full-length set on Sunday June 13– this band has been playing virtual shows for almost a year but this is, at last, a, for real, in-person show. No cover, bring a lawn chair!
Never one to waste an opportunity to get on the road, Jeremy Porter has a run of solo dates in the Midwest from June 17-19 – Candy Coated Cannonball has been out on vinyl since the beginning of the year but just like the aforementioned Wild Honeys, this is the first chance to truly catch Jeremy playing live in support of it. Fingers crossed for Tucos shows soon!
We had a guerilla parking lot show at GTG House over Memorial Day weekend with sets by The Plurals, Marsha, and The Hunky Newcomers. We’ll be having more of these as the shows start to come back… just what we needed! But HEY – get vaccinated! We wanna keep doing this and not have anyone die! If you think you know better than medical professionals about the safety and efficacy of vaccines, look, you just don’t. It’s awesome to be part of a secret club and to feel in-control of your destiny – as a collective of punk musicians we understand that more than most – but the so-called “anti-vaxx” movement is rooted in publicity stunts by insecure celebrities for TV ratings in the 1980s and, well, we ain’t looking for answers in Al Capone’s vault are we? Anyway, get your shot, we’ll do shots, don’t be a dick, etc etc here’s some pictures (c/o Michael Boyes ‘n Danielle Gyger).
We haven’t had a January run this great since… ever? Referring strictly to GTG Records here but… there are signs elsewhere too! Today we’ve got a new long-player out from the best Detroit power-trio-founded-by-a-yooper-whiskey-drinkin-with-a-smile-rock-and-roll-band in all the land – Candy Coated Cannonball by Jeremy Porter and The Tucos! Stream/download and order it on vinyl and CD here.
This is an eleven song slab of the kind of righteous rock and roll that we all desperately need right now. Great riffs, catchy choruses, simultaneously slacker-y and polished, hints of Americana, Cheap Trick moments, Lemonheads echoes, literal references to both Minutemen and Big Star… sign me up! Pick up the record, pore over the notes, and memorize these songs cuz as soon as it’s safe these guys are gonna be on the road to save rock and roll, again! Check out the lyric video with behind-the-scenes footage for lead single “Dead Ringer” below!
To start our New Year, Jeremy Porter and The Tucos have a new single called “Dead Ringer” to slink into your ears! And they’ve got a new album out on 1/22! Our friends over at PencilStorm have all of the details today, but you can stream/download the single below, and follow the link to pre-order the album on vinyl and CD! Happy New Year, already!