We have some very exciting news this month! It’s been confirmed that Salim will be touring with Damnwells frontman, Alex Dezen, and producer/singer-songwriter Billy Harvey (who produced and collaborated on Salim’s album Constellation) in late May.
An evening with Alex Dezen, Billy Harvey & Salim Nourallah will feature all three musicians on stage together for 2 and ½ hours – swapping songs, telling stories and doing God knows what else.
Sunday May 25 – Strange Brew, Austin
Tuesday May 27 – Mucky Duck, Houston
Wed. May 28 – Sam’s, San Antonio
Thursday May 29 – The All-Good, Dallas
Friday May 30 – The Live Oak, Ft. Worth
Billy Harvey: Billy Harvey continues to play his own brand of Post-Modern Pop, working also as a producer for artists like Charlie Mars, Bob Schneider, Slaid Cleaves and Steve Poltz. A prolific writer, he’s received an International Songwriters Award for Best Rock Song, “Frozen Through,” and broke into the Top 100 on the CMJ Charts with his 2007 release Bear Sick. “Heading for the Hills,” from his latest album the Everlasting War was featured on ABC’s Private Practice. “The Greatest Escape” won a Best Song Award when it was highlighted in Strings, a multiple award winning festival release in which Billy starred as a troubled musician. Billy has released an impressive collection of 6 solo records since 2002 and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Alex Dezen: Alex Dezen is the lead singer and songwriter for the Brooklyn rock and roll band, The Damnwells. The Damnwells paired Dezen’s slow, codeine-laced ballads with uptempo rock numbers and have released 4 full-length records since 2003. Salim Nourallah is currently producing #5. Alex is also a multi-platinum selling songwriter. He holds an MFA degree in English from The University of Iowa’s Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and has since released songs with artists such as Justin Bieber, Matt Hires, Court Yard Hounds, Cody Simpson, and others.
He has also written for and worked with a number of additional artists such as The Dixie Chicks, Dave Grohl, Gary Louris of The Jayhawks, Sara Bareilles, Jason Derulo, Christina Perri, Genevieve Schatz of Company of Thieves, Kelly Clarkson, Simple Plan, Jesse & Joy and many others. As a guitar player and singer, he has performed on albums for such artists as Cody Simpson, Matt Hires, Stoney LaRue, and Justin Bieber.