Hello my lovelies,

On July 20th The Bones of J.R. Jones will be taking the stage at Glasslands in BK with three other amazing acts, to celebrate the release of a new album.  Please come on out.  It will be a night to remember.
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Philadelphia.

June 3, 2014

This Fright night at Ortlieb’s in Philly.  A grand night with grand friends.  Come along.

 

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A La Sainte Terre

May 23, 2014

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Hello Friends,

Just returned from my trip out West.  It was a whirl wind week full of friends, shows, interviews and the such.  It was also a blast.  I’d like to give a hearty thank you to everyone who came out to the shows, put me up, fed me, and just had the time to chat with me.  Already looking forward to getting back out there again.

 

In other news… MY NEW ALBUM IS OUT!  AH!  You can find it here.  Give it a listen.  It pairs well with almost anything.DARKalbumDfinal

Manifest Destiny

May 13, 2014

Out out out to the West.  Find your place out West.

See you all in LA.

 

Westward

Into the open.

May 12, 2014
Hello Hello Hello,
I hope this note finds you all well.  It has been a busy few months over here.  Lots of pots on the stove… if you know what I mean.  First and foremost, I am planning to release a new record(Dark was the Yearling) May 20th.  I can’t tell you how excited I am to share this with you.  It has already garnered some great reviews including ones from CMT Edge and Bestnewbands.com​ and I hope you like it too.  I have a little promo video for it here AND the first single(“Good Friend of Mine”) off the record is available here or on ITunes.
I am also in the middle of a little kickstarter campaign.  The design of the kickstarter is basically to get the album to you!  I have to get the record pressed, have a little PR campaign… all that good stuff that is required to have a successful release. Please donate what you can.  I’m very excited to be sharing this project with you.  You can donate here.
And…. I will be out in LA from May 13th to the 20th.  I have a couple of great shows planned while out there.  The first being May 15th at the Record Parlour with Brother’s Grim and the second as part of the Mimosa Series with Gary Calamar.   Both are going to be a lot of fun.  If you are in the area come on out and sing a long.
It’s going to be a busy summer.  Lots of shows.  So please check my show page with updates… as I plan to add a bunch very soon.
Much Love,
J.R.
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Good Friend of Mine

April 18, 2014

The first single off of Dark was the Yearling is available now!   Winner winner chicken dinner!

Coming Mucho Soon!

April 5, 2014

“Good Friend of Mine” the first single off, Dark was the Yearling will be released very soon.  I will be sure to keep you all posted.  GFOM(NEW)1

SPRING TIME in the NYC

March 18, 2014

FEED YOUR NEED FOR SPRING THIS SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!  At the Steven Alan Home Shop in Tribeca. Go pick some flowers, have a tasty cocktail, buy some pottery, all in one stop.

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FLOWER FLYER

 

SXSW 2014

March 6, 2014

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Hoping to see you all out and about in Old Austin Town.

3/7 – 9pm Sprint Showcase @ Old School.
3/11 – 1pm GigIt @ The Castle (contact me if you’d like to come.)
3/11 – 7:30pm SoFar Sounds in Austin(contact me if you’d like to come.)
3/13 – 2pm Sideways Showcase @ Rusty’s (open to the public)
3/13- 7pm Copyright Alliance Showcase @ El Sol y La Luna (open to the public)

Shootin the works.

RIP Pete Seeger

January 28, 2014
“Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.”-Pete Seeger.
We will miss you Pete.  Rest in Peace.
Pete Seeger on his dad’s lap. Circa 1921.
 Pete Seeger camping

A La Sainte Terre

January 20, 2014

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Best-Laid Plans

January 16, 2014

Hello all,

It has been a busy winter for these bones.  I have been fortunate enough to land two great spots thanks to the hard work of friends at Platform Music Group and GEMS as well as putting my nose to the grind stone in the studio.

The first being the theme song to the new Nat Geo show, “The Legend of Mick Dodge.”  The intro to the show features a version of “Dancin’ Tonight” off The Wildness EP.  Super excited about that.  I haven’t seen the show, but I hear it’s great.  They tell me it’s on Tuesdays at 10pm on NatGeo.  So go take a look and let me know your thoughts.

Also, two weeks ago Equinox Gym launched their, “Equinox Made Me Do It” campaign with a great little video that features a song called “Ticket Home” off my upcoming release.  This song isn’t available just yet… but with any luck you should be able to find it kicking around the internet in the next month or so.  So keep your eyes peeled.

Which brings me to why I’ve been so busy these past few months… I have been busy in the studio recording a new album, set to be released this spring. I’m particularly excited because this will be my first full length annnnddd I’ve been lucky enough to have a great producer to help me out along the way, Charles Newman of Mother West.  I’m feeling very professional these days.  I can’t share much more than that… I don’t want to ruin the surprise.

 

Oh! I almost forgot, if you are out and about these next coming month please stop on by a show.  I have a handful in the North East in early February and few down in Texas in March for SXSW.  They are listed below.  The First being this coming Sunday 1/19 in NYC at Rockwood.  I play at ten.

 

Upcoming concerts

Sunday 19 January 2014

New York, NY, US
 
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Thursday 06 February 2014

The Half Moon
Hudson, NY, US

 

Friday 07 February 2014

Caravan of Thieves
The Bones of J.R. Jones

Me & Thee Coffeehouse, Unitarian Church
Marblehead, MA, US

Saturday 08 February 2014

The Bones of J.R. Jones and Melaena Cadiz
Brickhouse Pub
Housatonic, MA, US

Sunday 09 February 2014

The Bones of J.R. Jones
Radio Nowhere
Montclair, NJ, US

Tuesday 11 March 2014

The Bones of J.R. Jones
SoFar Sounds at SXSW
Austin, TX, US

Saturday 15 March 2014
                                
San Antonio, TX, US

 

 

“There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.”-Jack Kerouac.

 

Be excited about this year.

 

yours,

j.r.

Warmth

December 26, 2013
Family

Family

Hope you find someplace you can call home today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BROOKLYN ROD AND GUN 11/22

November 16, 2013

Hey Y’all,

Just a little reminder of our show coming up this weekend at Brooklyn Rod and Gun this Friday November 22nd.  We will be playing with out very good friend Melaena Cadiz, Proud Flesh, and Laura & Greg.  Music starts at around 8pm.  We will be playing last.. but get there early.  You won’t be disappointed!

 

HERE is the facebook invite.  Ya dig?

come sing with me

Kafka

October 21, 2013

“I am always trying to convey something that can’t be conveyed, to explain something which is inexplicable, to tell about something I have in my bones, something which can be expressed only in the bones.”

Jack who is 93.

October 17, 2013

Something we should aspire for.

 

 

A LA SAINTE TERRE

October 13, 2013
Bundle Up

Bundle Up

The Yearling

October 8, 2013
Good evening,
I’m writing to you, hot toddy in hand from my home away from home up here in the Catskills.  I hope your summer ended well.  It seemed to go by too quickly this year.  I’m usually the first person to want October at my door step, but even I have to say August felt no longer than a day.
I have some exciting news!  You may be hearing my music on your televisions very shortly.  I don’t want to give too much away until all my ducks are in a row, so to speak…but hopefully I can give you more info soon.
There’s good bunch of shows coming up: this Thursday I will be performing at the CBGB Fest here in NYC.  I’d love to see you there.  Details are here along with my other scheduled shows.
I’ve also been fortunate enough to be working with a talented producer these last couple of months and am in the process of turning those efforts into new songs for you.  I am in the middle of recording a full length as we speak and hope to have something for years early in the new year. This will be my first full length… and am very excited and little overwhelmed by the possibilities.

 

Feeling electric.

Feeling electric.

See no evil

August 27, 2013

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