Osborne’s upcoming album, Bring It On Home, is loaded with vintage blues and soul songs that fans have been asking for, including Slim Harpo’s “Shake Your Hips,” John Mayall’s “Broken Wings” and Muddy Waters’ “I Want To Be Loved.” The title track is an old Sonny Boy Williamson song.
Bring It On Home drops March 27 on Saguaro Road Records, the same day Osborne launches her tour with the first of a two evening stand at New York City’s City Winery March 27-28. With the first leg covering eastern and southern states, look for Osborne in places such as Norfolk, Conn., at Infinity Hall March 30; Londonderry, N.H., at Tupelo Music Hall March 31; Annapolis at Rams Head On Stage April 5; Raleigh, N.C., at Lincoln Theatre April 9; Nashville at 3rd & Lindsley April 13 and Louisville, Ky., at Headliners April 14.
Osborne has a few NPR appearances on her calendar including Mountain Stage in Morgantown, W.Va., April 15; She will also appear on the nationally syndicated “Blue Plate Special” and WXPN’s “Free At Noon” program.
More shows, including Midwest and West Coast engagements, will be announced at a later date. Visit JoanOsborne.com for more information and click here to read Pollstar’s interview with the funky lady conducted in 2011.