Robbie Fulks

Robbie Fulks

biography

Robbie Fulks was born in York, Pennsylvania, grew up in North Carolina and Virginia, and now lives near Chicago. His records include the influential early “alternative country” classics Country Love Songs (1996) and South Mouth (1997), the widely acclaimed Georgia Hard (2005), Gone Away Backward, and, most recently, Upland Stories, which earned two Grammy nominations and was named as one of 2016’s best by Rolling Stone and NPR among many others. He has performed on WSM’s “Grand Ole Opry,” PRI’s “Prairie Home Companion,” PBS’s Austin City Limits, NBC’s Today Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and 30 Rock. Artists who have recorded his songs include Sam Bush, Andrew Bird, Mollie O’Brien, Kelly Hogan, Mekons, Rosie Flores, and Old 97s. His writing has appeared in GQ, DaCapo Press’s Best Music Writing anthologies for 2001 and 2004, and A Guitar and A Pen: Stories by Country Music’s Greatest Songwriters. As an instrumentalist, he has accompanied the Irish fiddle master Liz Carroll, the distinguished jazz violinist Jenny Scheinman, the bluegrass band Special Consensus, and the New Orleans pianist Dr. John. Artists he has produced include George Jones, Mavis Staples, Dallas Wayne, and Linda Gail Lewis. He tours yearlong with various configurations.

news

Robbie Fulks Makes Ann Powers of NPR’s Best of 2016
New Frontier Touring Artists Grab 7 Grammy Nominations!
Bob Odenkirk From “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul” Interviews Robbie Fulks!
New Frontier Touring and Sugarlands Distilling Co. Presents SXSW Showcase

TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
Apr 30 Berwyn, IL FItzgerald’s
May 09 Nashville, TN City Winery
May 10 Cincinnati, OH Memorial Hall
May 11 Columbus, OH The Refectory
May 12 Indianapolis, IN Birdy’s
May 13 Chicago, IL City Winery
May 18 Portland, OR White Eagle
May 19 Sutter Creek, CA Sutter Creek Theatre
May 20 Berkeley, CA Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse
May 21 Seattle, WA The Triple Door
Jun 02 Crystal Lake, IL The Listening Room
Jun 08 Kansas City, MO Knucklehead’s
Jun 09 St. Louis, MO TwangFest
Jun 18 Ann Arbor, MI The Ark
Jun 21 Durham, NC Music in the Gardens
Jun 22 Charlotte, NC The Evening Muse
Jun 23 Decatur, GA Eddie’s Attic
Jul 13 Pittsburgh, PA Club Cafe
Jul 14 Wilkes Barre, PA F.M. Kirby Center
Jul 16 Greenfield, MA Green River Festival
Jul 18 Rockford, IL Tuesday Evening in the Garden
Jul 21 Brookfield, WI Sharon Lynne Wilson Center For The Arts
Aug 04 St. Charles, IL The Lodge
Aug 15 Washington, DC The Hamilton
Aug 16 New York, NY City Winery
Aug 18 Annapolis, MD Rams Head on Stage
Aug 19 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live – Downstairs
Sep 05 - Sep 10 Sisters, OR Sisters Folk Festival
Sep 15 HI Kahilu Theatre
Oct 01 IL Copley Theater

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