Aug 8 2014

How Did I Get Here? Podcast with C.B. Hudson and Matt Noveskey

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How Did I Get Here? interviewed C.B. and Matt about Orb Recording Studios. They talked about how the studio came to be, building the studio, producing records, running a studio while touring with Blue October and much more. (the interview with Matt & C.B. starts about 6:40)


Jul 21 2014

94.5 The Buzz Interviews Blue October

Theresa from 94.5 talked to Blue October before . They talked about Blue October fans, Justin’s beard, what’s next for them, and much, much more.

Justin and C.B. also performed Say It and Dirt Room acoustically.

Pictures from Blue October’s performance can be seen here and the acoustic performance here.


Jul 15 2014

Justin Furstenfeld to Release an Acoustic Album: Songs From An Open Book

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If you follow Justin on Twitter you know that he has been in the studio recording an acoustic album. Until now, all we’ve known is that he has been recording. Now details have been announced via Blue October’s social media pages.

They posted this announcement on Twitter:

New album coming out September 4th to be presented at the open book shows.

And this announcement on Facebook:

Finally finished this piece of work. So proud . One track of guild acoustic guitar , one track of vocals. The answer , black orchid , angel , schizophrenia , calling you , chameleon boy , sound of pulling heaven down , hate me , any man in America , worry list , fear , not broken anymore.

Here is a complete track list for the album:

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Songs From An Open Book will be available from the Blue October merchandise store, Amazon, iTunes, and other retail outlets. It will also be available to purchase at shows on the Open Book tour.

 Update: The album is now available to pre-order from the Blue October merchandise store. Any pre-order includes an instant download of Angel. There are several pre-order packages available. You can see them here.

The album is also available to pre-order from iTunes and Amazon.


Jul 9 2014

European dates for An Open Book: An Evening with Justin Furstenfeld

justin open bookEuropean dates have been announced for An Open Book: An Evening with Justin Furstenfeld-

All ticketing information can be found here.

 

 


Jun 25 2014

Justin Furstenfeld announces 2014 Open Book Tour

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Justin will be going on a solo acoustic tour this Fall. Ashleigh Stone, who has toured with Justin acoustically and with Blue October in the past, will be joining him again on the tour. The dates for the 2014 Open Book Tour are:

All ticketing information, including meet and greet passes, can be found here.

Here is a brief description of what the shows will be like:

The shows will consist of spoken word, a question-and-answer session, and an acoustic set of intimate versions of fan-favorite Blue October songs. The evening will focus on breaking down the walls between artist and audience, and will provide fans with the most access to Justin ever available.


Jun 19 2014

94.5 The Buzz Interviews Justin Furstenfeld

Houston’s 94.5 The Buzz interviewed Justin this morning. They talked about attending The High School for Performing and Visual Arts, his upcoming acoustic residency in LA, how Blue October’s music has changed, performing in Houston and much more. Justin also performed a Hate Me and Calling You.


You can see pictures here.


May 29 2014

Acoustic Storytelling – A Night With Justin Furstenfeld

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Justin will be playing acoustic shows at The Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles every Wednesday evening from July 30th to August 27th. Tickets can be purchased here.


May 21 2014

Blue October Announces Fall 2014 Sway Tour

fall sway tourBlue October has announced their Fall 2014 Sway Tour dates-

All ticketing information can be found on Blue October’s website. 

 


May 12 2014

Harvard of the South Merchandise Now Available

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Harvard of the South now has a merchandise store! You can order their merch here.


May 12 2014

105.7 The Point Interviews Justin Furstenfeld

Blue October was in St. Louis for Pointfest 2014 this past weekend. Justin sat down with 105.7 The Point before they performed. They talked about the other bands that were at the festival, the Sway PledgeMusic campaign, touring with his family, art, what’s coming up next, and much more.


May 6 2014

Blue October on The Broadcast

The Broadcast in Dallas talked to Justin touring with his family, where he was the first time he heard a Blue October song on the radio, singing in the shower, and his dream collaboration.

 Justin also talked briefly about where they have toured and then he and Ryan performed Fear.

Justin also performed an a capella version of Bleed Out.

Earlier in the show Justin and Ryan played a game of Last Word with the hosts of the show.


May 5 2014

Digital Tour Bus Invades the Blue October Bus

While Blue October was in Illinois last month for the Sway Tour Justin gave Digital Tour Bus a tour of Blue October’s bus. If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of their bus looks like, here’s your chance. Check out the video below.

Justin shares a touring story-

Justin’s top five touring tips


May 5 2014

103.7 KVIL Interviews Justin Furstenfeld

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Blue October was in Dallas for the Suburbia Music Festival yesterday. Justin sat down with 103.7 KVIL for a really fun interview. They talked about twerking (see Justin twerk here), Chris Daughtry tweeting about Sway (see his tweet here), what Justin would be doing if he wasn’t a musician, going to a performing arts school and much, much more.


Apr 23 2014

Blue October Debuts Sway Video

Blue October has released their new video for Sway.


Apr 10 2014

95 WIIL ROCK Interviews Justin Furstenfeld

Justin stopped by 95 WIIL ROCK yesterday. He talked about Sway, touring, song writing, getting clean and the Open Book tour (and mentions that he’s going to go on another solo tour!!). He also performed a gorgeous version of Hate Me and Bleed Out.