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Hallie heading to Berlin to make French Pop album in 2012

In early 2012, Hallie Pritts (founding member and songwriter of Boca Chica) will travel to Berlin Germany to record a brand new album with French musician and producer, Jules Etienne.

Drawing on 1960s French pop, Kraut rock, and psychadelia the the duo will complete the recording in a whirlwind 10 days.

This project comes hot on the heels of Boca Chica’s new full-length, Get Out of Sin City which is climbing the charts in both the US and Europe– Sin City reached #17 on last week’s EuroAmericana charts and is still climbing. The album hit #16 on the American Roots Music Report (and was the #1 self-released band on the charts) and hit #1 on the Pennsylvania charts.

Hallie is currently spending her days listening to Tangerine Dream and Francoise Hardy and deciding how many pairs of black jeans one should bring on a trip to Berlin.

Check out this 2010 interview with Jules Etienne.

Boca Chica ties Tom Waits & Etta James on the Americana charts!

GET OUT OF SIN CITY

Announcing the release of Boca Chica’s 3rd full-length record…

GET OUT OF SIN CITY….

A Pittsburgh release party on November 18th at the Brillobox with specials guests Donora and The Slow Reel

National release date: November 14

May Tour Dates with Nik & The Central Plains Announced!

Hurrah!

Thursday, May 12:: Smiling Moose:: Pittsburgh, PA w/STAND (Ireland)
Friday, May 13 ::Happy Dog:: Cleveland, OH w/ Nicky English 9 PM
Saturday, May 14 ::Kobo:: Columbus, OH w/ Maza Blaska 9 PM
Sunday, May 15 TBA Lexington, KY
Monday, May 16 ::The Duck Inn:: Evansville, IN w/The Willows
Tuesday, May 17th ::Z Bar:: Louisville, KY w/ The Sandpaper Dolls
Wednesday, May 18th ::Cahootenannys: Johnson City, TN 10 pm NEW!
Thursday, May 19th:: Eleven O’Clock Rock Broadcast:: Knoxville, TN 11 am
Friday, May 20th ::WDVX Blueplate Special::Knoxville, TN NOON
Friday, May 20th ::Relix Variety Theatre:: Knoxville, TN 8 pm
Saturday, May 21st ::Tunes from the Tombs Festival:: Atlanta, GA Noon/1 pm
Saturday, May 21st ::The Highland Ballroom:: Atlanta, GA w/Henry Porter Doors: 8:30
Sunday, May 22nd ::Mo Daddys:: Asheville, NC 9 PM FREE