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Stay Cool This Summer Folks (Unless You Like It Hot!)

Howdy friends, fans and family- we hope this summer is treating you well so far- we know there’s been all sorts of crazy weather every which way, so we hope everyone is staying cool, or warm and dry- whatever you need best where ever you are :-)

We’re getting nice and primed for our upcoming tour in Australia- four states the size of Texas in 12 days, aiyee!! Well, ready or not, here we come- armed with brand new songs for your swingin’ pleasure, as well as plenty of CDs, t-shirts, new workshirts, ladies’ unmentionables and more. Check out our calendar to see where we’ll be and when- from Adelaide to Melbourne, Sydney, Brewarrina Shire and Brisbane- we look forward to seeing your bright and shiny smiling faces there!

And for all our fans in Europe- we’ve been in contact with a few festivals in France and Sweden, which means we’re working on something for the summer of 2015- hang in there, we’ll be back!

We’ve also been working on some new songs for y’all, in preparation for heading back into the studio perhaps by the end of this year. And folks, this is the first round of 100% new songs I’ve been able to write since my accident back in 2008, so hang tight- we think you’re going to like what we’re putting together for ya!

Meanwhile, be sure to check out our calendar to find out where and when we’ll be playing next near you.

Until then, keep on a rockin’!
Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers

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Latest News From Rancho Snakehandlers

Here’s the latest from Ruby Dee and The Snakehandlers – read on!

RUBY DEE AND THE SNAKEHANDLERS – AUSTIN AMBASSADORS
It’s official, folks! Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers have been designated Official Austin Creative Ambassadors whenever we tour outside of Texas and the States, for that matter. We’ve been asked to represent the City of Austin wherever we go, helping to open new avenues of dialogue between creative communities and dignitaries worldwide. In fact, our first representation will happen this Summer on our upcoming tour across Southeast Australia, starting in Austin’s sister city Adelaide. Shaking hands with the Mayor, how ’bout that?!
For more information, visit http://austintexas.gov/news/city-designates-musicians-dance-company-creative-ambassadors

20 HOUR FLIGHT ROCK AND SOME LOCAL ACTION
All the paperwork has been filed with the proper authorities. The gigs are all booked. The flights have been confirmed. Australia here we come – well’ be seeing you at the end of July! Locally, the calendar is filling up! Look for us in Austin, of course – and we’ll be heading out again to Johnson City and the Watermelon Thump in Luling, TX and a return to one of our faves, The Moontower Saloon in August. The START YOUR MONTH RIGHT series with Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers we started in March at GYPSY LOUNGE is doing very well – we’ve had some really great shows and attendance is growing. It really is turning out to be quite a lot of fun, and best of all, it’s free! Come on down to the GYPSY LOUNGE, every first sunday of the month with special guests! Check the website for further info. More shows are added all the time, so check out our full schedule at http://www.rubydeemusic.com/tour-calendar/ come by and say hi!

TWEET TWEET – get the latest tour updates on our Twitter feed. Any changes or breaking news will be posted there first, so follow up on twitter @rubydeemusic

FACEBOOK – Catch up on the latest tour hilarity on facebook.com/rubydeeandthesnakehandlers

Other than that, we’re busy working on new songs, playing a LOT, and we hope to see y’all sometime soon!

Yer pals,
Ruby Dee And The Snakehandlers
Austin, TX

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Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers = Austin Ambassadors!

It’s official, folks! Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers have been designated Official Austin Creative Ambassadors whenever we tour outside of Texas and the States, for that matter.

We’ve been asked to represent the City of Austin wherever we go, helping to open new avenues of dialogue between creative communities and dignitaries worldwide. In fact, our first representation will happen this Summer on our upcoming tour across Southeast Australia, starting in Austin’s sister city Adelaide. Shaking hands with the Mayor, how ’bout that?!

For more information, visit http://austintexas.gov/news/city-designates-musicians-dance-company-creative-ambassadors

Other than that, we’re busy working on new songs, playing a LOT, and we hope to see y’all sometime soon!

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