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ALISON KRAUSS FAN PROJECT
Hey guys!

Myself, Mindy (ladyanneboleyn), and Africa are all attending the final Paper Airplane Tour shows in Knoxville on September 24th and 25th. We're trying to put together a little fan appreciation project for Alison and we're looking for some fan submissions!

If you want to participate, we are looking for a very brief message from you to Alison. It can either be general appreciation or admiration for her, or as a "thanks for an awesome tour!" type message since this will (hopefully) be given to her at the end of the tour.

We're also very crunched for time right now. It's the 15th of September now, and I, Allie, board my plane in a week. We don't need much time to put everything together, but we do need messages for her as soon as possible.

GENERAL GUIDELINES:
→ PLEASE be brief. At most, a paragraph, but try to shoot for two or three sentences. We're not printing out letters; we're planning on attaching the notes to a gift for her, so the smaller, the better. It doesn't have to be very deep - maybe a note about how her music brightens your day, something she's inspired you to do, or a general "thank you for being you" type of thing. Our goal is to make her smile.

→ Please try to have submissions in by September 22nd. We need to go through and format them to be printed by that night because we leave on the 23rd.

→ When submitting your message, please leave your first name, last initial, state you reside in, and if you attended a show this tour, what show that was. We're going to include this on your note as well!

HOW TO SUBMIT
You can either leave a comment here with your message (COMMENTS ARE SCREENED), or a direct email to fyakmods@gmail.com.
 
 
Current Music: Alison Krauss - Get Me Through December | Powered by Last.fm
 
 
10 September 2011 @ 11:22 am
I don't know if anyone is still reading this but I saw Alison Krauss in concert last night. I was amazing...

Check out the review by the Chicago Tribune.
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Current Mood: high
 
 
20 April 2011 @ 10:57 am
I'm sure I've missed some stuff because I cleaned out my bookmarks yesterday before making this post.

Press:
[+] Alison Krauss crosses genre lines | Vancouver Sun
[+] Alison Krauss: Back To Her Roots | Guardian
[+] Nashville Star: Alison Krauss | Elle
[+] Review: Alison Krauss returns with Union Station | Associated Press

Videos:
[+] Today Show: Paper Airplane
[+] Letterman: Paper Airplane | Lay My Burden Down
[+] AP Interview

Audio:
[+] WNYC's Soundcheck | Interview & Live Songs (Paper Airplane, Dustbowl Children, Lay My Burden Down)

Upcoming TV Appearances:
[+] The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: April 25th
[+] The Ellen Degeners Show: April 27th


BTW, anyone else have tickets to see her on tour? I've got on for Chicago. And maybe Vancouver Island but that's still up in the air.
 
 
Current Mood: busy
 
 
07 April 2011 @ 09:44 am
I'm traveling right now. As in I'm in Nashville and it took me about three days on a train to get here so this is what happened while I was offline:

[+] NPR First Listening of Paper Airplane.
[+] Tour dates were announced.
[+] Extended discussion of the making of Paper Airplane on MSN Entertainment.

Soo I guess if anyone feels like sharing anything feel free to do so. I'm gonna be busy the next two weeks.
 
 
Current Mood: rushed
Current Music: Alison Krauss & Union Station - Lie Awake
 
 
26 March 2011 @ 09:23 am
The BBC has a short video on it's website.

Description:
"American country singer Alison Krauss talks about her latest musical projects. The singer already has twenty-six grammy awards under her belt and is about to release another album.

She joined BBC Breakfast to talk about singing, migraines and working with Robert Plant."


source: BBC News

EDIT: The whole thing is on youtube.
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Current Mood: cold
Current Music: Tagesschau