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Hurray For The Riff Raff

Meanwhile, out in Nashville… Jonny Fritz and Hurray For The Riff Raff aren’t the only ones to be playing the showcase surrounding this year’s Americana Music Awards. Peter Bruntnell has flown over and begun accumulating band members in preparation for two shows at the AMAs, the first being at High Watt Friday 8pm, the second at […]

Alynda Lee Segarra has taken on the duty of being 6 Music DJ, Huey Morgan’s, new “don of Sharing Is Caring” – a weekly feature on Huey’s BBC Radio show. Visit the BBC iPlayer to hear Alynda discuss her chosen track on yesterday’s show, then, in the words of the BBC website, “Alynda Lee from […]

For those of you lucky enough to be heading off to Austin next week for this year’s SXSW, here’s a handy schedule of where and when you can catch Hurray For The Riff Raff, Jonny Fritz and Peter Bruntnell. Do also keep an eye out for Deer Tick, who will no doubt be putting in […]

Following on from the success of their visit to the UK last year, it seems we couldn’t bring them back soon enough. The band will also be paying their first ever visit to Ireland, kicking things off with two nights at the fantastic Kilkenny Roots Festival, playing alongside Loose favourites such as John Murry, John Grant and Phosphorescent. 03 May […]

You may well be aware of the band’s previous brief appearances in the HBO TV series, Treme, but this time they’re very much Hurray For The Riff Raff. Check out this clip, taken from the Season 3 premiere, which aired in the US last week. Pretty cool.      

By which we mean they’ll be appearing on both BBC Radio 4 & 6 Music this weekend. Two shows in two days, that pretty much equates to “all over”. Tomorrow (Saturday) they’ll be heading down to the BBC to put in an appearance on Loose Ends, performing album opener ‘Little Black Star’. The show airs at […]

‘Look Out Mama’ Out Today + A Few Words From Alynda

August 20, 2012 Hurray For The Riff Raff

Hurray For The Riff Raff’s new album hits the shops today, greeted in the press by a host of glowing reviews, including 4 stars in The Irish Times, Hot Press, The Sun and an 8/10 from Uncut. You may well have spotted yesterday’s Sunday Times article on Hurray For The Riff Raff. If not, click on the image to have a […]

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Hurray For The Riff Raff In Uncut

July 26, 2012 Hurray For The Riff Raff

An incredibly pleasing 8/10 review of Look Out Mama can be found in the brand new issue of Uncut magazine. With less than a month to go ’til the album hits the shops (Aug 20th), you can whet your apetite a little further by way of the cover mount CD, which showcases Uncut’s selection of […]

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Hurray For The Riff Raff’s Session & Interview For NPR

June 20, 2012 Hurray For The Riff Raff

Alynda & co. appeared on NPR last week, as part of the New Orleans “Sense Of Place” series. We recommend you listen to the full programme of “Ani DiFranco’s Fresh Perspective On New Orleans“, although, if you insist on skipping straight to HFTRR live in session and an interview with Alynda, it  all begins about 17 […]

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Hurray For The Riff Raff Are Back!

May 28, 2012 Hurray For The Riff Raff

Hurray For The Riff Raff will be making a very welcome return to the UK later this summer, touring in support of their forthcoming new album “Look Out Mama“, which will be hitting the shelves on 20th August. For a little taster of the new album, click here to grab yourselves a FREE DOWNLOAD of the […]

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