Friday, February 15, 2008
Marshall Ruffin CD RELEASE SHOW (Fri., Mar. 14 @ The Loft)
RISING COLUMBUS ROOTS/BLUES SINGER/SONGWRITER MARSHALL RUFFIN TO RELEASE FIRST CD ON JAMMATES RECORDS
ROOTS/BLUES/AMERICANA SINGER/GUITARIST MARSHALL RUFFIN, FRESHMAN RELEASE RICH MAN'S DIME OUT FEBRUARY 19th 2008
SPECIAL CD RELEASE SHOW SET MARCH 14th AT
THE LOFT LIVE IN COLUMBUS, GA
"AIN'T GONNA WORK" TO BE INCLUDED ON MUSIC IN COLUMBUS (MIC) COMPILATION CD, OUT IN MARCH
LaGrange / Columbus, GA - Jammates Records announces the February 19th release date for Rich Man's Dime, the label debut CD from Columbus, Georgia-based roots/blues/Americana singer and guitarist Marshall Ruffin. Musicians joining Ruffin on his freshman release include first-call Atlanta session bassist Joe Reda (upright, electric and fretless basses) and Sean O'Rourke (drums/percussion), recently off tour with Sugarland.
Ruffin will perform a special show for the CD's release Friday, March 14th at the Loft Live in uptown Columbus with a band backed by Paul Vaillancourt (drum/percussion) and Jason Lane (upright bass).
Marshall Ruffin will tour the east coast in support of the release of Rich Man's Dime before entering into the studio later this year to begin work on his first full featured recording. For more information on the Artist, visit www.MarshallRuffin.com or www.JammatesRecords.com
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