New Town Drunks headline Head On Management & Booking summer showcase

We are super excited to be headlining this fantastic show.  It’s going to be a great start for the summer!  see the press release from Head On Management below.  We hope to see you there!


 Head On Management and Booking

announces summer showcase

at Southern Rail, Carrboro NC

Saturday, June 8, 2013


Head On Management & Booking is proud to announce their first summer showcase featuring the music of New Town Drunks, Michael Rank & Stag, Wood Ear, The Fair & the Foul, Mark Holland, Tom Maxwell, John Howie Jr, Salt to Bitters and more.  The showcase will take place on Saturday, June 8th at Southern Rail in Carrboro starting a 5:00pm.  The music will begin outside and move inside after sundown.


Head On Management has selected eight choice acts and a few surprises from its extensive roster of North Carolina roots artists to launch its first summer showcase.  Headlining the show will beNew Town Drunks who are releasing a new album, Kiss, on May 28th.  Also performing are Michael Rank & Stag who are riding a wave of acclaim for their February release, In the Weeds, while also preparing for a second 2013 release, Mermaids, later this year.  Wood EarThe Fair and the Foul and Salt to Bitters will bring their fresh passionate takes on personal southern folk, rock, and indie.  And veterans Mark Holland (Jennyanykind), Tom Maxwell (Squirrel Nut Zippers) and John Howie Jr (John Howie Jr and the Rosewood Bluff), will play solo sets to round up a showcase that will celebrate the wealth and depth of North Carolina music.

The showcase is also sponsored by Southern Rail, whose proprietors Michael and Christina Benson will be renewing vows at the showcase to celebrate 20 years of marriage.

Head On Management & Booking has gathered under its fold an impressive number of talented North Carolina acts.  Both newcomers and veterans have found a home where direct action is being taken on their behalf without compromising their independence.

For more info please contact:

Head On Management & Booking  


                                                  Tel:      919-969-7104

Southern Rail                                          


Lineup from last to first (music will start at 5:00pm):

New Town Drunks 

Michael Rank & Stag

Wood Ear                  

The Fair & the Foul

Mark Holland           

Tom Maxwell           

John Howie Jr          

Salt to Bitters           

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