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Published: 2013/09/13

Keller Williams Confirms Funk Release Date, NYE Plans

A few months ago Keller Williams revealed that he would be releasing a new album called Funk with his new band, More Than A Little. Now we can finally confirm that the self-released record will be available on November 12.

Funk was recorded live during three gigs at the Norva in Norfolk, VA, The National in Richmond, VA and the Neighborhood Theatre in Charlotte, NC. Williams’ new outfit, More Than A Little, features EJ Shaw on bass, Gerard Johnson on keys, Toby Fairchild on drums and Tonya Lazenby Jackson and Sugah Davis on backup vocals. The album consists of of four new Williams originals, as well as several interpretations of other tunes like Talking Heads’ “Once In a Lifetime,” Rick James’ “Mary Jane” and The Grateful Dead’s “West L.A. Fadeaway.”

In addition to the album release date, Williams has also announced his New Year’s Eve plans. He’ll kick off his end of the year run with two shows with More Than A Little before ringing in the New Year with a special show that will feature a solo set, a set with More Than A Little and a set with The Keels.

Keller Williams Tour Dates

September 13 Syracuse, NY – Westcott Theatre
September 14 Woodstock, NY – Bearsville
September 19 Wichita, KS – Abode
September 20 Columbia, MO – Roots N Blues N BBQ*
September 21 Bristol, VA – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Festival
October 4 Memphis, TN – Newby’s*
October 5 Chattanooga, TN – Three Sisters Festival+
October 6 Birmingham, AL – Avondale Brewery*
October 10 Saratoga Springs, NY – Putnam Den^
October 11 New Haven, CT – Toad’s Place^
October 12 Norfolk, CT – Infinity Hall^
October 18 Live Oak, FL – Magnolia Music Festival*
October 19 Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
October 24 Wilmington, DE – World Café Live at the Queen
November 1 Morgantown, WV – Metropolitan
November 2 Huntington, WV – V Club
November 7 Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
November 8 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
November 9 San Diego, CA – Belly Up Tavern
November 14 Greenville, SC – The Handlebar
November 15 Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre#
November 16 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel#
December 11-15 – Playa Del Carmen, Mexico – Strings & Sol*
December 27 Milvale, PA—Smalls Theatre #
December 28 Cleveland, OH—Beachland Ballroom & Tavern #
December 31 Baltimore, MD—Ram’s Head Live ~
January 4-9 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Jam Cruise$

(%) w/ Leftover Salmon
(*) w/ The Travelin’ McCourys
(+) w/ The Keels
(#) w/ More Than a Little
(^) w/ special guests Floodwood
($) Keller solo and Keller & The Kimocks
(~) NYE with More Than A Little and The Keels

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