“Kelsey Waldon is what your mind hears when you think country…an indispensable force in Americana”—Americana Highways
“Keeping that old school sound of traditional country music alive, the Kentucky native just might be the most underrated artist in all of country music”—Whiskey Riff
“…A vocal that is as country and natural as it gets…there isn’t a weak track or moment across the eleven tracks that feature on the album and, in a year that continues to gift us with excellent albums, it’s up there with the best that I’ve heard this year.”—Lonesome Highway
In celebration of the record, Waldon will embark on her “No Regular Dog Tour” this fall with headline shows at Seattle’s Tractor Tavern, Portland’s Polaris Hall, Austin’s 3TEN ACL, Fort Worth’s Tulips FTW, Lexington’s The Burl, Los Angeles’ Hotel Café and Nashville’s Basement East among several others. Special guests on the tour include Jeremy Pinnell, Emily Nenni, Brit Taylor and Abby Hamilton. Waldon will also join Robert Earl Keen for select dates this year. See below for complete itinerary. Full ticket details can be found at http://www.kelseywaldon.com/tour.
In addition to Waldon (vocals, acoustic guitar) and Jennings (piano, organ, synths), No Regular Dog also features Waldon’s touring band—Nate Felty (drums), Alec Newnam (bass) and Brett Resnick (pedal steel), alongside special guests Doug Pettibone (dobro, guitar) and Aubrey Richmond (fiddle), as well as background vocals from Kyshona Armstrong, Mickie Conley, Maureen Murphy and Kristen Rogers.
No Regular Dog is Waldon’s fourth studio album and the follow up to 2019’s White Noise/ White Lines—her Oh Boy Records debut. Released to overwhelming critical praise, the record landed on several “Best of 2019” lists including NPR Music, Paste, Stereogum, The Fader, The Bitter Southerner and Rolling Stone, who declared, “a stunning album that gave voice to rural folk…while Waldon’s work is often referred to as steeped in the past, it’s actually focused on rewriting perceptions to shape a more vibrant, complete future.” Additionally, NPR Music praised, “she’s undoubtedly proving to be a force. Growing up in a small Kentucky town, Waldon has a lot to say about emotional and personal independence throughout her music” and American Songwriter proclaimed, “her finest, most personal and diverse work yet, one that pushes boundaries yet remains firmly ensconced in the roots folk/country genre she calls home.”
Raised in Monkey’s Eyebrow, KY and now based outside of Nashville, Waldon has performed across the world, including shows with John Prine, Tanya Tucker, Brandy Clark, Jamey Johnson, The Steeldrivers and Tyler Childers in addition to her own extensive headline tours.