The Ragbirds National Tour and New Album, Travelin’ Machine

By on January 24, 2012

The Ragbirds are in the midsts of a large national tour including stops in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraksa, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Iowa and back to their home state of Michigan before heading to their first showcase performance at SXSW. A band to watch in 2012, The Ragbirds just released their fourth studio release, Travelin’ Machine, now available for review. Chock-full of radio-friendly material, Travelin’ Machine showcases The Ragbirds skills with adventurous lyrics and a unique blend of styles all the while pleasing the senses with a variety of world beats and rhythms in one cohesive package.
“Highly Impressive” – USA Today

“The Ragbirds mold foreign traditions, both real and imaginary, into a refined domestic export.” – Nashville Scene

“Enviable mastery of musical comprehension” – Charleston City Paper

“Ragbirds take wing with world-music blend” –

 Beginning January 1st Travelin’ Machine hit on-line stores and boutique music shops around the country.

>> ALSO Don’t miss the Ragbirds at SXSW! <<
Official SXSW Showcases: 3/14 – 3/17, Austin TX

Check out the official website at

01/20/12 New Orleans, LA | One Eyed Jacks
01/21/12 Ganado, TX | Rear Window Listening Room
01/23/12 Austin, TX | Cactus Cafe
01/24/12 Norman, OK | The Deli
01/25/12 Oklahoma City, OK | Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery
01/26/12 Wichita, KS | Rock Island Live
01/27/12 Lawrence, KS | The Bottleneck
01/28/12 Lincoln, NE | Bourbon Theatre (Rye Room)
01/29/12 Hesston, KS | Dyck Arboretum of the Plains
02/02/12 Albuquerque, NM | Low Spirits
02/03/12 Silver City, NM | WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater
02/04/12 Phoenix, AZ | The Compound
02/07/12 Henderson, NV | The E-String Bar and Grill
02/09/12 Grand Junction, CO | Tenacious Brothers Pub
02/11/12 Denver, CO | Cervantes Other Side
02/13/12 Breckenridge, CO | Three20South
02/16/12 Omaha, NE | The Waiting Room
02/17/12 Ames, IA | DG’s Tap House
02/18/12 Minneapolis, MN | The Cabooze
02/19/12 Iowa City, IA | The Mill
02/25/12 Cadillac, MI | Cadillac Elks Club
03/02/12 Traverse City, MI | The Loading Dock
03/03/12 Marquette, MI | Upfront & Company
03/04/12 Marquette, MI | Upfront & Company
03/08/12 Kalamazoo, MI | Bell’s Brewery
03/09/12 Evanston, IL | SPACE
03/14/12 Austin, TX | SXSW Showcase
03/15/12 Austin, TX | SXSW Showcase
03/16/12 Austin, TX | SXSW Showcase
03/17/12 Austin, TX | SXSW Showcase
03/23/12 Ann Arbor, MI | The Ark
03/24/12 Grand Rapids, MI | The Pyramid Scheme 


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.