Boz Scaggs Photo Contest Set For Week Of Release 3/5-3/12 - Winner Awarded Signed Fender Guitar 429 RECORDS DEBUT ALBUM "MEMPHIS" AVAILABLE TODAY

Scaggs Will Tour Throughout 2013

"Memphis is an unexpected return to early form for Boz Scaggs. Here's hoping for much more of the same from him, and without another five-year wait." Donald Gibson, Blogcritics

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award winning rock legend Boz Scaggs has put the finishing touches on his latest studio album titled MEMPHIS.  The multi-platinum selling musician just signed with 429 Records which will release the album today, March 5th.  In conjunction with the release, 429 Records will be giving away an exclusive signed Fender Squire guitar as part of a special photography / retail contest.  Fans are asked to take a photo of themselves holding up a copy of MEMPHIS in front of their favorite music retailer.  Contestants will then upload to social media outlets and tag.  Contest runs from March 5 thru March 12.  Full contest details can be found at http://www.facebook.com/bozscaggsmusic.  The music will be available everywhere including all North American Starbucks stores, Barnes & Noble (a 2CD exclusive set including a disc of 6 demo versions), Newbury Comics (signed CDs), iTunes (w/bonus track), Best Buy and Amazon.   Showcasing both original songs and choice covers, MEMPHIS was produced by Steve Jordan (John Mayer) and was recorded at Willie Mitchell's legendary Royal Studio in Memphis, where the late Mitchell recorded Al Green and other Hi Records artists. Joining Scaggs on MEMPHIS are Willie Weeks (bass), Ray Parker Jr. (guitars), Spooner Oldham (keyboards), the Memphis Horns, Lester Snell (string arrangements) and Steve Jordan (drums).  MEMPHIS will be available everywhere TODAY.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090208/LA67886LOGO)

William Royce "Boz" Scaggs began a long and storied career in 1965 with the release of his first solo recording Boz.  Scaggs quickly developed into an iconic singer songwriter cutting his teeth playing with Steve Miller on several highly successful projects and honing his rock and R&B chops working with the likes of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and Duane Allman.  Scaggs hit it big in 1976 achieving multi-platinum success with "Silk Degrees" and its follow ups. Scaggs continued on a lauded and multi-genre musical journey to the present day. He and his band continue to tour worldwide and Scaggs also performs alongside Donald Fagan and Michael McDonald in their band billed as The Dukes of September. 

BOZ SCAGGS 2013 TOUR SCHEDULE
March
21 - Modesto, CA - Gallo Center of the Arts
22 - Napa, CA - The Uptown Theatre
24 - Airway Heights, WA - N. Quest Casino - PendO'Reille Pavilion
26 - Palm Desert, CA - McCallum Theatre For the Performing Arts
April
05 - Dover, DE - Dover Downs Hotel & Casino - Rollins Ctr Ballroom
06 - Bridgeport, CT - The Klein Memorial Auditorium
08 - Worcester, MA - Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
09 - Buffalo, NY - Univ. of Buffalo Center For the Arts
11 - Minneapolis, MN - State Theatre
12 - Saint Charles, IL - The Arcada Theatre
13 - Windsor, ON - Caesars Windsor
15 - Newport News, VA  - Ferguson Center for the Arts
17 - Greenville, SC - Peace Center For the Performing Arts
19 - Meridian, MS - Riley Center for the Performing Arts
20 - Biloxi, MS - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
21 - Lafayette, LA - Heymann Performing Arts Center
23 - Midland, TX - Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
24 - Dallas, TX - At&t Performing Arts Center - Annette Strauss Square
26 - Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
27 - Houston, TX - Arena Theatre
May
03 - Clearwater, FL - Ruth Eckerd Hall
04 - Melbourne, FL - Center For The Performing Arts
07 - Jacksonville, FL - The Florida Theatre
08 - Durham, NC - Carolina Theatre
14 - New York, NY - Apollo Theater
June
16 - San Francisco, CA - Stern Grove Festival
21 - Scottsdale, AZ - Talking Stick Resort & Casino
22 - Las Vegas, NV - The Pearl Concert Theatre @ Palms Casino

For more information visit: www.429records.com/bozscaggs

Purchase links:

Barnes Exclusive
2-CD Exclusive includes 2nd disc of 6 demo versions
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/memphis-boz-scaggs/25567031?ean=795041788924

Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/Memphis-Boz-Scaggs/dp/B00AYR2FOI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1361475129&sr=8-1&keywords=boz+scaggs

Newbury Comics 
Autographed Copy  
http://www.newburycomics.com/rel/v2_home.php?storenr=103&deptnr=649

Best Buy
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Memphis+%5B3/5%5D+-+CD/8208126.p?id=2650708&skuId=8208126&st=boz%20scaggs%20memphis&lp=1&cp=1

Itunes
Bonus Track
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/memphis-bonus-edition/id600147006

429 Records is a unit of The Savoy Label Group (SLG).  SLG is the North American based division of Nippon Columbia the oldest music company in Japan.  The Savoy Label Group has evolved into a Grammy Award winning and chart topping independent music company consistently outperforming competitors in key music categories as monitored by Billboard Magazine. The Savoy Label Group is led by Steve Vining and is based in Los Angeles, CA.

 

 

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