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May 2012

THE GUITAR SHOW INTERVIEW WITH KENNY OLSON

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Best known as the lead guitarist and cowriter for multi-platinum Kid Rock and his Twisted Brown Trucker Band, Olson has recorded and performed with Metallica, Aerosmith, Billy Gibbons, Buddy Guy, Chaka Khan, Sheryl Crow, Hank Williams, Jr. and the late, great Les Paul. In our exclusive interview, Olson describes tracking his new solo album, Kenny Olson Cartel. We’ll also hear songs from the CD and stories about playing with Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell from the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

 Listen to the interview here:

Kenny Olson Guitar Planet Interview: Going Solo, Life After Kid Rock

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Kid Rock’s iconic axe man Kenny Olson is preparing to unleash his first solo LP, the Kenny Olson Cartel, and he stopped by GP to talk classic rock, genre blending, and life after Kid Rock.

Read the full interview:

http://www.guitarplanet.eu/219/date/2012/03/06/kenny-olson-interview-going-solo-life-after-kid-rock.html

Kenny Olson Cartel Nashville Show Announced

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KENNY OLSON CARTEL  6.9.2012 • Nashville, TN • 3rd and Lindsley

818 3rd Ave. S, Nashville, TN 37210 • DOORS OPEN @ 9PM

KENNY OLSON rocketed to international stardom as the founding lead guitarist of KID ROCK’S TWISTED BROWN TRUCKER BAND, multi-platinum co-writer and performer. With the recent release of his debut solo project, KENNY OLSON CARTEL, he brings a melange of genre-bending rock music to the stage.

Kenny Olson Cartel currently has 2 singles “Up All Night” and “Hands On the Wheel” both featuring lead vocalist Jon Nicholson of Nashville’s MuzikMafia, spinning in multiple US and UK radio markets and is gaining momentum at a rapid pace. Most recently, Kenny’s been featured in Vintage Guitar Magazine, Guitar Planet, Legendary Rock Interviews and many more.

J.”CURLY” SPEEGLE TRIO

J. “Curly” Speegle is the former lead guitarist for Leon Russell. Known among many as one of the greatest slide players in the south, J. Curly moves to Nashville bringing his Roots Rock/Muscle Shoals sound from Alabama.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3B9Qr-HDsk

Tickets $10 at the door and online.

TICKET URL:

http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=4615655&pl=3rdlindsley&REFERRAL_ID=client

FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/364327936949808/

 

Kenny Olson’s Interview With Legendary Rock Interviews

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Kenny Olson was described in Kid Rock’s original bio as being “born to play guitar” which really says it all.  The guy has earned respect and kudos from the likes of Carlos Santana, Kirk Hammett and countless others who also excel at the six string.  He’s worked with all of them and countless others but in addition to playing guitar Kenny is probably one of the most underrated songwriters of the rock and roll genre.

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New Kenny Olson Cartel Single, “Hands On the Wheel”

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Written by Kenny Olson, Jon NicholsonLabel: Foxy Music/Firebird Rising

Formerly the founding 11-year axeman for Kid Rock’s Twisted Brown Trucker band, multi-platinum guitarist Kenny Olson is already cranking out his second solo album with songs like “Hands On The Wheel.”

Olson has shared the stage or studio with Sheryl Crow, Metallica, Les Paul, Faith Evans, Aerosmith, Paul Rodgers and Buddy Guy to name a few. His first solo album “Kenny Olson Cartel” features vocalist Jon Nicholson (MusikMafia), Billy Cox (Hendrix), Peter Keys (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Todd Harrell (3 Doors Down) and more.

Click here to view “Hands On the Wheel” in iTunes

Kenny Olson Cartel Now Available on iTunes, other online retailers

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Kenny Olson’s debut release, Kenny Olson Cartel, is now available on iTunes and through other online retailers. If you haven’t purchased your copy, you can now easily download from your favorite online outlet. The CD is also available right here at www.kennyolson.com.

Kenny Olson Cartel – Self Titled

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SEE MUSIC SECTION OF KENNYOLSON.COM TO LISTEN TO OR PURCHASE THE KENNY OLSON CARTEL ALBUM.

Billy Cox – Old School Blue Blues

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Faith Evans – Something About Faith

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Troubled World (Ft. Kelly Price And Jessica Reedy) by Faith Evans on Grooveshark

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7dayBinge by Kenny Olson Cartel on Grooveshark

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