The official video for Devon Gilfillian’s new single, Troublemaker, premiered today on Relix.com. The clip, which can be viewed HERE, was shot at The Smoakstack Studios in Nashville. Download / stream Troublemaker HERE. The bluesy track was heard during 2018 NFL Draft programming/advertising and Gilfillian performed the national anthem before Round 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft.Gilfillian’s North American tour continues with a headline show tomorrow, July 6, at The Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem, NH. In addition to numerous headline shows, including one at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on July 12 & he will open for ZZ Ward on three July dates, support Kaleo at four late-September shows and join Mavis Staples at Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre in Wilmington, NC on October 21. He will also perform at this weekendߣs Tremblant International Blues Festival plus Forecastle, Floydfest and XPoNential. Tickets are on sale HERE. See below for itinerary.Rolling Stone recently hailed Gilfillian as one of the most exciting young artists in Nashville’s burgeoning soul scene and noted, If his new song Troublemaker, a raucous heaping of swampy soul rock, is any indication of what to expect from [his debut album]ߪmusic lovers are in for a serious treat.NPR Music said, There’s a lot to like about Gilfillian’s songsߪ[his] musical muscle is tempered by his swagger and confidence. Growing up outside Philadelphia, he took up the electric guitar at age 14. After moving to Nashville to pursue music full-time, Gilfillian self-released his debut EP, Travelin’ Blues, a five-song collection of originals that showcased his powerful blend of soul, blues, rock and gospel.
Devon Gilfillian will play a mixture of headline shows, festivals and dates with ZZ Ward on his upcoming North American tour. The run kicks off this Saturday, May 5, with a performance at Nashville’s Sevier Park Festival. He will also perform at Forecastle, Floydfest, Xponential and the Tremblant International Blues Festival. Tickets are on sale now. See below for itinerary.
Troublemaker, his first single for Capitol Records, is now available for download/streaming on all digital platforms HERE. The bluesy track, which kicks off with Gilfillian on slide guitar, was heard during 2018 NFL Draft programming and advertising. The young artist was in Texas last week to kick off Round 1 of the draft. Watch him performing the national anthem HERE.
“There’s a lot to like about Gilfillian’s songs, his musical muscle is tempered by his swagger and confidence,” NPR Music said. Growing up outside Philadelphia, he took up the electric guitar at age 14. After moving to Nashville to pursue music full-time, Gilfillian self-released his debut, Travelin’ Blues, a five-song collection of originals that showcased his powerful blend of soul, blues, rock and gospel.
Gilfillian sold out his first-ever headline shows in Philadelphia and Nashville and has supported such artists as Keith Urban, Gladys Knight, Jimmy Vaughn, The Lone Bellow, Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors and The Fray. Listen to his performance on NPR; World Cafe Nashville HERE
Devon Gilfillian North American Tour
5/5 Nashville, TN @ Sevier Park Fest
5/17 Wilmington, NC @ Bourgie Nights w/Leah Blevins opening
5/18 Elizabeth City, NC @ North Carolina Potato Festival
5/19 Beaufort, NC @Beaufort Music Festival
5/25 Brevard, NC @ White Squirrel Festival
6/21 Panama City, FL @ Panama City Beach Summer Concert Series
6/23 Fayetteville, AR @ Homegrown Festival
6/29 Arnoldsville, GA @ Wildwood Revival
6/30 Abingdon, VA @ Abingdon Music Experience
7/1 Bethlehem, PA @ Levitt Pavilion Summer Series
7/4 Portland, ME @ L.L. Bean: Summer in the Park
7/6 Bethlehem, NH @ The Colonial Theatre
7/7 Mont Tremblant, QC @ Tremblant International Blues Festival
7/8 Toronto, ON @ The Drake Hotel ߝ Underground
7/11 Rochester, NY @ Abilene Bar & Lounge
7/13 Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Fest
7/14 Mt. Solon, VA @ Red Wing Roots Music Festival
7/16 Kansas City, MO @ The Truman ߝ supporting ZZ Ward
7/17 St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall ߝ supporting ZZ Ward
7/18 Cleveland, OH @ Music Box Supper Club ߝsupporting ZZ Ward
7/19 Middlesboro, KY @ Levitt Amp Music Series
7/20 ߝ Durham, NC @ Durham Central Park Summer Series
7/27-28 ߝ Floyd, VA @ Floydfest
7/29 ߝ Camden, NJ @ Xponential Festival