Earl and Them “Same Love” - Now Available






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~ Press Release ~

TO: Arkansas Media Outlets

FROM: Swingin' Door Records, 118 N.East Ave., Fayetteville, AR

SUBJECT: Earl and Them Little Rock Debut Show

Show Date: February 26, 2012

It's not very often that two of the greatest guitar players to ever live in our wonderful state make a trip to central Arkansas. It is even rarer for both Earl Cate and Jimmy Thackery to share the stage at the same time and place. The good news is that this will happen on Sunday, February 26th in Little Rock at Juanita's at 614 President Clinton Ave., Downtown district. Doors open at 6:00 PM and show starts at 7:00 PM.

Earl Cate (of Cate Brother's fame) will be bringing his new band to town with special guests Thackery, harmonica master RJ Mischo, and saxophone extraordinaire David Renko for one "Special Blend".

This group brings over 200 years of collective experience in performing and writing music. As described in Nightflying: " as possibly the best bar band in Arkansas history "and their recent CD as "maybe one of the most seasoned set of performers on any album project in Arkansas history".


Earl & Them is comprised of:

Earl Cate: Guitar, Cate Brother's fame, top ten single 1976 "Union Man" toured with
"Levon Helm and the Band". "Fleetwood Mac", "Heart", etc.

Jason Davis: Frontman, vocalist and guitar. Toured 10 years with "Baby Jason and the
Spankers", played 7 years with the "Tablerockers".

Terry Cagle: Drums and vocals. Nephew of Levon Helm, has played off and on with the "Cate Brothers" since 1966. Was the drummer for the Cates during their glory days.

Mike Murray: Bass. 30 year journeyman player. Has played with Grammy winners,
Bo Ramsey, Greg Brown and Al Garth (sax player for Loggins & Messina and the "Eagles").

Special Guests:

Jimmy Thackery: Blues guitar master. 30 year recording artist, currently tours nationally
"Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers". Formerly with the "Nighthawks".

RJ Mischo: Blues Harmonica. Internationally acclaimed performer with 20 year recording Career. Tours United States and Europe.

David Renko: Saxophonist. Played with the "Cate Brothers" for 20 years.

Hailing from the beautiful Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Earl and Them bring an electricity to the stage that is grounded by a rich history and lasting tradition in the blues. Influenced by a variety of musical styles including blues, rock, R & B, and soul, Earl and Them provide a smokin' hot show.

Interviews are available, contact Earl Cate (479) 957-5882

Press Package with CD is available upon request.

Contact Mark Risk at Swingin' Door Records, (479) 582-3603 or mrisk@swingindoorrecords.com





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