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AND THE WINNER IS…...Here is the official KELLER & THE KEELS on YOUR Couch Sweepstakes drawing.  Watch as Keller and his daughter Ella determine the owner of THE couch upon which Keller & The Keels will be playing. 47 states and DC were represented…Who will it be???

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WANTED by An Honest Tune: “White male, squirrelly hair, known to make strange mouth noises, last seen with the bluegrass Bonnie and Clyde. He is known to make even the whitest man dance; approach at your own will. ”

Keller and the Keels are still on the Lam….

They’ve run through the woods,

and shortly thereafter, David Shehi and  Josh Mintz from an Honest Tune caught up to them to steal some time to talk about Thief:

Here’s part of the interview explaining how Keller and the Keels met:

Honest Tune: (To Keller) You have a new record out with Larry and Jenny Keel. Would you mind giving a brief introduction to The Keels – how you guys came together, and how the whole creative process has grown to the force that it is now?

Keller Williams: We have now known each other for years and this is our second record together withthe last one being Grass in 2006. I met the Keels back in the early ’90s in a bar in my hometown of Fredricksburg, Virginia, and Larry was playing with a group called Fizzawah,  which was a side project to Mcgraw Gap, which is another amazing bluegrass band. I was a fan of that group andgot to open for them and play with them some.

Then Larry and I just kept in touch over the years. Larry and Jenny are just real. Collaborating with them is just so natural. They bring an authenticity to my world, as far as the bluegrassthing goes. They are so authentically steeped in the bluegrass world andin all honesty, I am simply appreciative that they have sunk to my level.  (Laughs)

Honest Tune: (To Larry) Andwhat was your original impression of Keller?

Larry Keel: Well, Ihad been hearing about him and my recollection of the meeting is entirely the same. Everything that I had ever heard about him was how hard of a worker he was, particularly in the Virginia area. Then I met him and I was like, “I like what this guy has got going on.” It is totally unique, and it is his ownthing, which is something that I have always tried to do in terms of having my ownsound.

Since then, my respect has remained in the utmost of ways. He has stayed on his own path, doing his own thing steadfastly. Then there is the simple fact that he is just a good guy who has become one of our very best friends.

…. and now they may even up on YOUR COUCH. Find out how:

KELLER, LARRY AND JENNY ARE ON THE LAM…..and we have no idea where they’ll end up!  In a never ending quest to do things that have never been done, we present a opportunity like no other, and if you play your cards right, you may be the lucky one able to assist in their capture and collect the REWARD…..a 90 minute acoustic performance by Keller and The Keels in YOUR living room for you and up to 49 of your friends!  All you have to do is buy the new album “Thief” at Keller’s OFFICIAL MERCH STORE by August 31, 2010, and you’ll be automatically entered into the contest.

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Keller & The Keels are celebrating the release of their new album “Thief”.  Join them in Fredericksburg, VA on Tuesday, May 25th for a scenic, music-filled cruise of the Rappahannock River on the “City of Fredericksburg” riverboat, where the whole boat is backstage!  UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT!

They’ll be playing a long set of music as well as meeting and greeting fellow passengers. Cash bar will be available to those over 21 as well as food and non-alcoholic beverages for purchase.

Tickets are $50 each or $90 for a pair and are available through Kellers Fan Club Ticketing **Included with your ticket will be a signed copy of “Thief” and double entry in the the Keller & The Keels On Your Couch Sweepstakes**

This is a super intimate and unique setting with a LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS available.

We’ll board at 6 pm, and the boat will depart promptly at 6:30 pm.  IT’S TIME TO PARTY LIKE THIEVES, SO DON’T MISS THE BOAT!

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT!

Also visit Relix.com for the World Premiere video of the Patterson Hood composition “Uncle Disney,” performed by Keller Williams, Larry Keel and Jenny Keel from Thief.

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KELLER, LARRY AND JENNY ARE ON THE LAM…and we have no idea where they’ll end up! In a never ending quest to do things that have never been done, we present a opportunity like no other, and if you play your cards right, you may be the lucky one able to assist in their capture and collect the REWARD…..a 90 minute acoustic performance by Keller and The Keels in YOUR living room for you and up to 49 of your friends! All you have to do is buy the new album “Thief” at Keller’s OFFICIAL MERCH STORE by August 31, 2010, and you’ll be automatically entered into the contest. If you preorder “Thief” through www.kellerwilliams.net before May 25, 2010, you will receive TWO entries into the contest.

Remember, as with most cool things in life, there is fine print involved, so go to www.kellerwilliams.net for contest rules and details, and, no, Keller’s mom is not eligible for this contest. Unfortunately, Rhode Island residents are not able to participate, although since medical marijuana is legal there, we don’t feel so bad for you. Also, since we gotta travel to you, folks from the Florida Keys get double entry…..just joking….or are we?
So, go buy a copy, get your friends to buy a copy, and increase your chances to win. Let’s Party!

CHECK OUT WHERE THESE OUTLAWS WILL BE THIS SUMMER…
May 22 Smilefest– Reunion (Pinnacle, NC)
June 17 Telluride Bluegrass Festival (Telluride, CO)
June 17 Nightgrass at Sheridan Opera House (Telluride, CO)
July 4 Gratefulfest– Nelson Ledges (Garretteville, OH)
July 11 All Good Music Festival (Masontown, WV) *Two sets with Keller! Added Bonus AND Moonshine Breakfast with Keller and the Keels
August 13 Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival (Alta, WY)
October 2 Starry Night (Bowling Green, KY)

CHECK OUT EXCLUSIVE KELLER AND THE KEELS RELEASES AT WWW.THEONCEAWEEKFREEK.COM

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