Thursday, June 25, 2009

Gina Villalobos CD release party July 12 at the Grand Old Echo

The Happy Bookers in association with The Echo Present a night of Americana music: Gina Villalobos announces the release of her 4th solo album titled Days on Their Side, which is highly anticipated in the Americana circle where she first gained attention.

The Grand Ole Echo
Sunday, July 12th 2009
5-9 pm

At The Echo in Echo Park/1822 Sunset Los Angeles, CA 90026

Admission: Free
All Ages
With Special Guests: Effects of Cable Television & Stampead

California native, Gina Villalobos is an American rock, folk and alt-country singer-songwriter. Villalobos became one of the most acclaimed new artists in the alternative country community with her breakthrough album, 2005’s “Rock N Roll Pony” when legendary BBC disc jockey, Bob Harris called it “a contender for album of the year”.

Her follow up release, “Miles Away” increased her profile and cemented her as one of the “…finest voice(s) in the country-rock genre today” (PopMatters) and hailed “Miles Away” as “…one of those recordings you’ll be playing in a decade, it’s timeless and combines every element that makes a recording classic…it doesn’t get much better than this. “ (Paste Magazine)

Days on Their Side- Some albums you listen to, some you feel. Earthy and honest, the songs open up and breathe like the pages of a book with each respective listen. Their complexities emerge from between the lines, constantly changing shape, deepening in meaning, drawing you willingly into their jagged shadows. Her willingness to expose herself completely takes her audiences out of the moment, eventually nothing else exists. It’s truly a transcendent experience. “…Villalobos’ music is deeply rooted in time, place and history. She’s the real thing: an artist, someone who can show you where you are…”

For more tour dates, music and information visit Gina at:


The Grand Ole Echo is a free, weekly Sunday event that starts in April and ends late September. 
It is an early, all-ages show encouraging friends young and old, families, members of the music community and music lovers to come and share an evening of music with some of the finest musicians in Los Angeles and beyond.

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