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Fun Fun Fun Fest preps lineup; Divine Fits performed on ‘Conan’

Staff Writer
Austin 360

By Peter Mongillo

Editor’s note: This article was originally published June 5, 2013

  • Fun Fun Fun Fest, which takes place Nov. 8-10 at Auditorium Shores, will launch its “Guess the Fest” contest next week: http://twitter.com/funfunfunfest/status/342360810326204416 The full lineup is set to be announced in the first part of July.
  • Britt Daniel’s other band, Divine Fits, performed on Conan Tuesday night, debuting their new single “Chained To Love”/”Ain’t That The Way.” Watch the video here.
  • Earl Poole Ball will release a new album, “Pianography,” July 9. Ball currently plays a Saturday night residency at Strange Brew at 6 p.m. From the press release: “Mr. Honky Tonk Piano” – Earl Poole Ball – announces the July 9 release of a special album titled Pianography on Tin Tube Tunes, a deluxe package that includes seven new recordings, four live tracks and vintage recordings from 1967 and 1977. Pianography highlights not only his talents as a keyboardist AND singer, but also reinforces the many facets of Earl’s storied career, which includes 20 years as the piano player in Johnny Cash’s band; recording on The Byrds’ landmark album, Sweetheart of the Rodeo, and a host of other legendary sessions with Wanda Jackson, Gram Parsons, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and Jo-El Sonnier; and recent recording/touring with groups such as Heybale! and The Lucky Tomblin Band.