THURSDAY AUGUST 30th, 8pm Lovin' Cup Brews & Bistro 300 Park Point Drive Off Jefferson Rd near RIT $18 advance and $20 at the door
My Darling Clementine is singer-songwriter Michael Weston King and singing and life partner Lou Dalgleish. Together they have recorded an album of Country duets, thirteen songs of heartbreak, love, betrayal and bitterness brought together on the album 'How Do You Plead?' with echoes of those great Country duet albums of the Sixties and Seventies - George and Tammy, Porter and Dolly, etc.
Michael Weston King is widely acknowledged as one of Britain's finest singer songwriters, Admired by the likes of Chris Hillman, Ron Sexsmith, Jackie Leven, and the legendary Townes van Zandt (who recorded one of his songs), he draws his influence from a wide range of styles, from Pop to Folk, from Country to Soul, from Gospel to Blues. He is the former leader of U.K. Alt Country pioneers The Good Sons, with whom he made 4 critically acclaimed albums in a seven year career.
MOJO magazine wrote "The band who must rate as England's very own Uncle Tupelo. A truly thrilling collection.",
while www.americana-uk.com said "The British band that played alt. country before anyone knew what the hell it was."
For the past eight years he has been a solo troubadour, touring all over the world, performing with the likes of Nick Cave, John Cale, Roger McGuinn, Steve Earle, Guy Clark, America, Chris Hillman, Nils Lofgren, Ron Sexsmith, Arlo Guthrie, Steve Forbert, Son Volt, and many more, and releasing 6 studio albums, 3 live albums .