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Achilles Tenderloin at the Irvignton Acoustic Blues Festival. September 23, 2016. Photos by Thomas Dove.

2016 Irvington Acoustic Blues Festival

2016 Irvington Acoustic Blues Festival

Achilles Tenderloin was honored to share the stage once again with Aaron Nell, this time at the Irvington Acoustic Blues Festival, hosted by Delta Duo at the historic Irving Theater in Indianapolis on September 23, 2016.


Videos

The YouTube playlist below includes four videos from that evening’s performance: Daisy May, Let The Good Times Roll, Never Trust A Barber, and Howling At The Earth. Enjoy!

 


Photos

Here are some photos from the event, taken by Indianapolis photographer Thomas Dove.

2012/09/00. WCTV Local Spotlight. Achilles Tenderloin

In September 2012, I met with Colt Douglas at WCTV on his Local Spotlight television program. Between interview segments, I performed four songs: Cold Morning Blues, Little Girl Blue, Daisy May, and Indiana Swan Song. Here are some clips from the show. Read more

Achilles Tenderloin on Leave it to Cleaver

2016/01/31. WECI 91.5 FM. Leave it to Cleaver

Radio Interview and In-Studio Performances with Achilles Tenderloin, January 31, 2016

Sunday evening, I had the pleasure of an hour in the studio at WECI 91.5 FM with Steve Cleaver and Charles Ramsey on Leave it to Cleaver. We played music, had great conversation, and even heard a little poetry from Steve himself! Use the player below to stream the recorded show, or click here to visit the track on Soundcloud.

Achilles Tenderloin on Leave it to Cleaver
Achilles Tenderloin on Leave it to Cleaver, WECI 91.5 FM

Amid conversation on a wide range of topics, I played four Achilles Tenderloin tunes, including two new songs which will appear on my forthcoming recording project, Snakes & Ladders (more on that later!). The four songs I played (click titles for lyrics) were Little Girl Blue, Cold Morning, Howling at the Earth, and a currently untitled song about not taking advice from dead people. Read more

Never Trust A Barber (2014)

Never Trust A Barber (2014)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

All my life,
Dead folks tellin’ me how to live.
All my life,
Dead folks tellin’ me how to live.
Martyrs and fathers and lawyers
And all kinds of other stiffs. Read more

Kiss The Ground (2014)

Kiss The Ground (2014)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

If I ever get off this bus, I’m gonna lay down
I’m gonna lay down and kiss the ground
If I ever get off this bus, I’m gonna lay down
I’m gonna lay down and kiss the ground
‘Cause Old Joe ain’t got a soul
I ain’t got a soul to throw my arms around Read more

Joe Baby (2014)

Joe Baby (2014)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

There’s a jazz singer’s voice and a blues man’s soul
In a bottle in a well in a watering hole.
You’ll never feel pain and you’ll never grow old.
It’s all under control. You’re under control. Read more

Itsy Bitsy Blues (2015)

Itsy Bitsy Blues (2015)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

Sun come shinin’
down the drain.
“Climb! Climb!”
called the Rain. Read more

Howling at the Earth (2015)

Howling at the Earth (2015)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

Tied my heart to a rocket for the moon
Sent my heart on a mission to the moon
There was nobody home. Now my heart’s marooned Read more

Underwater (2004)

Underwater (2004)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

There’s so much beauty in this world.
I don’t know if I’ll ever see again.
They say I’ve got my daddy’s eyes.
I keep my eyes closed underwater Read more

Ivy Fountain Blues (2004)

Ivy Fountain Blues (2004)

Written by Achilles Tenderloin

There’s a fountain in Greece that the Greeks left for dry.
Ivy spills from its lips, water changed into vines. Read more