February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Check out where Blue Bell the Van will bring us next:

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January 16, 2014

30A Songwriters Festival

Looking forward to our first 30A Songwriters Festival this weekend.

Here’s where you’ll find us:

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January 1, 2014

Our first festival of 2014!

Tho we are no strangers to the Florida panhandle, January we make our debut appearance at the 30A Songwriters Festival !!!

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December 5, 2013

T-Shirts!

Nikki Talley t-shirts


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November 9, 2013

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Nikki is the cover story for the November issue! Check out the full article here!

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October 15, 2013

Festival Fun!

Wooooo boy! We enjoyed a lot of festivals last month. Here’s a few memories captured by our friend Steve Young from Shakori Hills Grassroots Fest in Silk Hope, NC & a few from our set Magnolia Fest in Live Oak, FL snapped by Stephanie Cutlip.

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We are wrapping up fall festival season this weekend with the Frank Brown International Songwriter Festival in Gulf Shores, AL as we make our way towards beloved New Orleans by the end of the month.

Thanks to all who made October a month of some damn fine memories. Hope to see you out on the road! Love from Blue Bell, Nikki & Jason

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September 17, 2013

Tennessee!

We will be in Tennessee this week hitting some of our favorite spots:
Knoxville’s Preservation Pub & Johnson City’s Acoustic Coffeehouse

We finish up the weekend with our first appearance at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. We are so happy to share the lineup with some of our heroes Lucinda Williams, James McMurtry, Jim Lauderdale, Shovels & Rope and many more! Join us!!

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September 1, 2013

2013 Newsong Contest Southeast Region Finalist

I’m proud to announce that I made into the regional finals for the 2013 Newsong Songwriting Contest. Winners from this round be invited to perform in the finals at The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City on October 19. The grand prize is a fully-funded album produced by Charlie Sexton, and a performance on NPR’s Mountain Stage. If you have a few minutes, I’D LOVE TO HAVE YOUR VOTE! Just takes one click.

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August 15, 2013

Magnolia Fest 2013!

We are heading back down to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in October! So excited  to be a part of THIS lineup! www.magnoliafest.com

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May 8, 2013

Northeast Summer Tour 2013

Tomorrow kicks off 40 shows (and counting) for the months of May & June!

That’s right-we are heading up north this summer! TN, KY, VA, WV, DC, PA, NY & New England are all on our radar. You can keep up with us and our travels at our SHOWS page & as well as our Facebook & Twitter pages for updates.
 
 
 
2013 Telluride Troubadour Contest
Nikki recently was honored in the 2013 Telluride Troubadour Contest receiving an Honorable Mention for songs Anna Marie & Autumn Leaves!

Recent Press
Here’s a nice bit of press from the Encore Magazine for our upcoming show in Wilmington and about our decision to become a full-time touring act since last January.

FESTIVAL FEVER!

    We are looking forward to the following festivals this summer/fall! Join us?

*June 8 – Rhythm on the Ridge –Rotterdam, NY
*August 10- Wildgoose Festival –Hot Springs, NC w/ Indigo Girls & others
*Sept 20-21-Bristol Rhythm Roots Reunion–Bristol,TN/VA w/Lucinda Williams, James McMurtry, Shovels & Rope & more!
*Oct 12- Cashiers Leaf Festival –Cashiers, NC
*Oct 17-20- Magnolia Fest–Live Oak, FL w/ Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, & John Prine among MANY others!!!

Hope to see you out on the road! xxx ooo from Blue Bell!

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