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    The Joint Rolls 2018 Supporting Moon Taxi

    We’re very excited to be opening for Moon Taxi on these shows. If you have friends in these cities please let em know....

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    POT OF GOLD FESTIVAL 2018

    Excited to be added to the lineup for POT OF GOLD FESTIVAL with Phil Lesh, Stugill Simpson, St Paul & The Broken Bones, G.Love & Special Sauce, Cody Jinks, Dej Loaf, Donovan Frankenreiter and many more..   For tickets & more information: www.potofgoldaz.com...

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    Holy Ghost Fire – Cover of the Austin Chronicle

    BY KAHRON SPEARMAN, FRI., DEC. 15, 2017 Everything’s in a name. “My full name – if you go Nigerian – is Kalu Kalu Kalu, because where I come from, it’s your name, your father’s name, and your grandfather’s name,” explains the large, almost stately gentleman. “There was......

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    BILLBOARD PREMIERES “TIME UNDONE”

    Kalu & the Electric Joint Premiere Funky ‘Time Undone’ Album, Inspired by Trip Home to Nigeria 12/6/2017 by Gary Graff   A trip home to Nigeria two years ago to mourn his father’s death gave Kalu James a new purpose and perspective from which Time Undone — his upcoming album......

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    American Songwriter premieres “Sea of Life”

    Kalu & the Electric Joint Premieres Sweeping Track “Sea Of Life” Written By Brittney McKenna // November 29, 2017 Kalu & the Electric Joint Premieres Sweeping Track “Sea Of Life” The road to releasing a debut album for Kalu & the Electric Joint frontman Kalu James has been......

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    Austin American-Statesman premieres: ‘Too Low to Get High’ Official Music Video

    Watch Video: https://youtu.be/5wGU7GqtcK0   Soulful artist Kalu James came to the United States from Nigeria when he was 18. Now, at 35, he’s been a fixture on the Austin music scene for well over a decade, both as a solo artist and with his new project......

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    KUTX98.9 November Artist of the Month

    We are overjoyed to be selected as KUTX98.9 Artist of the month. For more, click here: http://kutx.org/artist-of-the-month/kalu-james-and-the-electric-joint...

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    AFROPUNK PREMIERE: JOURNEY THROUGH THE STAGES OF A BREAKUP IN PSYCH-SOUL BAND KALU AND THE ELECTRIC JOINT’S “TOO LOW TO GET HIGH”

    Too Low To Get High”, the latest single from Kalu and The Electric Joint‘s upcoming album, is exemplary of their seamless blend, creating a distinct neo-soul-infused sound the band terms “ethno-funk.” Taking on the sadness and bounce-back of a break-up, “Too Low To Get High” is......

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    MADISON HOUSE

    We are so excited to announce that we have signed to Madison House Inc as our booking agent. Really looking forward to the journey ahead! Stay tuned and thank you for all the love and support...

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    The Release, The Connection

    Austin Music Minute The Release, The Connection On a video on his website, Nigerian-born Austin-based songwriter Kalu James and a few of his band mates offer some insight into the making of James’ latest project, the double album The Offering: Flesh and Bone. There are,......

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    Kalu James at KUTX

    Music Archive Kalu James at KUTX 10.26.13 The music of Kalu James emits an energy that surges with folk, blues-rock and subtle hints of traditional African rhythms. Kalu’s bold, expressive vocals soar easily over the sometimes thick, sometimes subtle music that he and his exceptional......

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    Austin Music Minute

    Austin Music Minute The Visioneer Who: Kalu James What: A fantastic acoustic set to send away the Monday blahs. When: Tonight at 10:30 p.m. Where: The Continental Club, 1315 S. Congress Ave. Why: High praises for this extraordinary performer, who blends everything from soul to......

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    As Austin Musicians Struggle to Make Ends Meet, Many Forego Health Insurance

    As Austin Musicians Struggle to Make Ends Meet, Many Forego Health Insurance By Veronica Zaragovia • Jun 24, 2015 In Austin, the music industry generates almost $2 billion a year for the local economy, but some musicians say they’re lucky if they leave a gig......

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    Kalu James’ Feel Music

    Kalu James’ Feel Music Nigerian émigré makes Austin a better place one song at a time By William Harries Graham, 11:50AM, Thu. Apr. 30, 2015 The warmth, the soul, the voice, the smile, the presence that is Kalu James and his Thursday night residency at......

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