April 11, 2011


Celebration, Florida – Digger’s Review

The Felice Brothers trade nostalgia for broader musical landscape with new album, “Celebration Florida”.

Following a Felice Brothers show last winter, I asked James Felice if the band had thought about doing another tour like “The Big Surprise Tour” again (with Old Crow Medicine Show, Justin Townes Earle and The Dave Rawlings Machine). He respectfully replied, “We are too young to cash in on that stuff” (nostalgia). They soon jettisoned their management and record label and eventually found a home with Fat Possum Records, who have helped advance the careers of such varied artists as RL Burnside and the Black …