Halie Loren’s “Begin Again” Butterfly Blue tee (designed by Halie!) is available for only a few more days, ending May 18. Each sale gives a portion of proceeds to CARE.org, a charity that helps individuals, families, and communities in the most poverty and disaster-stricken areas of the world to rebuild lives.
Contribute to a great cause AND get a limited-edition Tee at: Represent.com/halieloren
Again, this opportunity only runs through May 18! AND there are new colors now available… see photo below!
Halie Loren launches a 2 1/2 week campaign via Represent that gives fans access to limited-edition t-shirts (designed by Loren) in celebration of upcoming album Butterfly Blue, with a portion of the proceeds going to help fund global poverty relief efforts by non-profit organization CARE.org:
“(via Facebook) Wanna help people in need around the world AND get yourself a limited-edition piece of wearable art designed by yours truly? Now you can! For a VERY limited time, you can get your hands on an exclusive T-shirt that celebrates the upcoming release of #ButterflyBlue, and gives a hefty portion of the proceeds to CARE and its efforts to help poverty/disaster-stricken populations. Please help me reach my goal in raising funds for this very worthy cause!
These babies are only available through May 18. Those who order by May 11th will receive their shirts well before the worldwide release date of Butterfly Blue on June 9th… and there will be some special opportunities made available for you “begin again” shirt-wearers along the way. More TBA soon!”
(pictured: assortment of all t-shirt styles and colors available)
The North American/Worldwide release of Halie’s newest album “Butterfly Blue” is slated for June 9th, 2015! Stay tuned for more album-related announcements (and some limited-time opportunities) in the very near future…
In the meantime, show your support for Halie’s music and join in the excitement over “Butterfly Blue” being released into the wild by sharing photos, tweets, etc. with the tag #butterflyblue on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube… while you’re at it, you can also tag #halieloren!
Select titles from Halie Loren’s album catalogue are now available in vinyl! “They Oughta Write a Song” and “After Dark” have been released in vinyl album format by Magnum in Taiwan (no vinyl releases in North America as of yet). Here are the web links where you can purchase:
A “Valentines Special” HL music extravaganza is happening this weekend, and YOU can be part of it!
Halie Loren’s music will be featured for a 2 hour radio special on Sunday, Feb. 15th, from 5-7 pm EST / 8-10 pm PST on WDCE FM (University of Richmond Radio). Hear it streaming live at www.wdce.org.
Can’t tune in this Sunday? As of Monday, Feb. 16th, the show will become available to stream at www.cooljazzset.com (click on ‘radio shows.’).
Halie and company sends you all wishes for a happy, musical Valentines Day all the way from Tokyo, Japan!
Halie Loren embarks on her biggest Japan tour yet this month, with 13 shows spanning 10 days and 4 cities, in support of her new album “Butterfly Blue”… which also became Japan’s #1 album on the Billboard Jazz chart after its official release last week.
Halie and her band will be making tour stops in Hamamatsu (Feb. 6 – SOLD OUT), Nagoya (Feb. 7), Osaka (Feb. 8) and Tokyo (Feb. 11 – 14). Check out Halie’s Facebook page for photos and other fun tour musings from the road: facebook.com/halielorenmusic
Halie Loren’s tour adventures will be bringing her (along with her band) to very different corners of the globe within the next few weeks, including her first-ever performance in the American Southwest and a return to her favorite Japan tour spots!
On Saturday, January 17, Loren performs at Tempe, Arizona’s Lakeshore Music series along with her band and featured guest musician Sergei Teleshev, world-renowned accordionist. It is a rare treat to see this musical combo in action!
In February, Halie and her band (Matt Treder on piano, Mark Schneider on bass, Brian West on drums) will return to Japan for a more extended tour than ever before, including 13 shows in four different cities – Hamamatsu (La Saizon), Nagoya (Blue Note), Osaka (Billboard Live), and Tokyo (Cotton Club) – in support of her new album “Butterfly Blue” that will be released in Japan on January 21.
See the Halie Loren web calendar for more information about these concert events and more!
We know this is a busy, busy season for everyone… with so many major holidays right around the corner, time is short and the “to-do” list is long. That’s why we hope we can help make your life a little easier and a bit more musical this month by offering a special “12 Days of Christmas at the Halie Loren web store“!
Any physical CD purchase of any of my albums from December 6 through December 17 will include free shipping** AND gift-wrapping AND Halie Loren sticker! Yay for easy holiday gifts!!!
**Free shipping for all U.S. orders – discounted shipping for international orders.
To shop at the web store,
“Best Collection”, the new Halie Loren compilation CD just released in Japan by JVC/Victor Entertainment, has debuted at #1 on Billboard Japan’s jazz chart! The album, featuring songs from her various worldwide releases, hit online and physical music stores last week, quickly rocketed to #1 in Jazz on Amazon Japan, HMV, and iTunes. The week’s top sellers as recorded by Billboard Japan were announced last night. This is the second album of Loren’s that has debuted at #1 on Billboard Japan, following in the footsteps of last year’s studio release “Simply Love” (June 2013).
Halie Loren is already busy creating for a new album that is coming to fruition this fall and slated to be released in 2015… stay tuned for more updates!