Jim Bianco Returns With Loudmouth
Fresh off dates on the Cayamo Cruise with John Prine, Patti Griffin, Buddy Miller and Richard Thompson and performances at SXSW, Bianco will kick off a national record release tour in Los Angeles at the weekly party "School Night" hosted by KCRW's Chris Douridas and proclaimed by Paste Magazine as "best party in America."
Bianco, well-known for his live performance, has toured with artists such as Imogen Heap, Butch Walker, Concrete Blonde and Loudon Wainwright III. He's performed on the "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," NPR's "Mountain Stage" and has been known as the miscreant of the legendary Hotel Café tour since it's inception. Bianco's music has most recently been featured on HBO's "True Blood." Bianco currently appears in "Sing, The Hotel Café Tour", a documentary titled after Bianco's last record, where he can be seen sporting a mohawk, badmouthing his friends and making out with Butch Walker. "Sing, The Hotel Café Tour" airs this month on the Documentary Channel and will be screened in April at the Nashville Film Festival.
In addition to music, Bianco has also been exploring other artistic mediums. He is in the process of publishing a book of short stories and tales from the road, which he plans to sell at tour dates.
"I just thought people would want to hear about my adventures on the road – sleeping in airports, shaving in rearview mirrors and screwing in ATM booths." He has also recently taken to writing, acting, directing and editing his own silent films. Lorenzo DeStefano, the head of the Ventura Film Society, says, "Jim's new silent films embrace and expand on a lost era of filmmaking. They illuminate the human spirit in a way that is honest, charming and at times quite profound.