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Steve and Scott at Red Clay Theather with Playing on the Planet.
Fun night at Red Clay Theater. Thanks for inviting us out Lisa and PotP. For any of you looking for the secret music I mentioned during the show, check back on Monday evening.



Playing on the Planet with Steve Baskin at Nantahala Outdoor Center - September 6.
Steve is splitting sets with Playing on the Planet at the ICF Canoe Freestyle World Championships. We're at Big Wesser BBQ & Brew. If you're in the mountains come on out for great music and exciting canoe flippin'.  Music starts at 4P.


Steve and Scott are at it again.  We're at Steve's Live Music on June 21.
This is an early set.  So a great way to get your Friday night rolling.



Steve and Scott (yes, the Client 9 from Outer Space Scott) are at the Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts on Sunday, June 9.
There's going to be food from Williamson Bros BBQ, King of Pops, Gigi's Cupcakes, Happy Belly Truck and Honeysuckle. Not to mention a ton of freakin' art. Come on out!


Steve and Scott Shiflett (Client 9 from Outer Space) are at Steve's Live Music on Friday, April 5.  
It's been awhile since Steve and Scott have played their set in the ATL.  Come out to a great Sandy Springs listening room to hear songs from the upcoming record and hang out to hear Carl Dylan too.



Steve and Scott Shiflett (Client 9 from Outer Space) are at the Blue Ridge Community Theater on February 23.  Playing on the Planet will be there to play their Retro-Boogie Grass set. Lisa Jacobi and J-Rod Payne from PotP will be sitting in with Steve and Scott. And Steve and Scott are gonna wind up playing some songs with PotP. Gonna be some great mix and match music tonight, so if you're in the North Georgia Mountains, come on out.



Steve and Scott Shiflett (Client 9 from Outer Space) are playing Amici's in Monroe, GA.
Come on out to the rockingest place in Monroe to grab a beer special and hear a whole bunch of songs by Steve and Scott.


Steve and Scott Shiflett (Client 9 from Outer Space) are at The Brewery in Blue Ridge, GA to kick off Memorial Day Weekend.

Again at Smith's Olde Bar for 500 Songs for Kids
500 SONGS FOR KIDS is a 10-day live music marathon running from May 3rd to May 12th, 2012. 500 DIFFERENT Artists will perform a countdown of the 500 MOST BEAUTIFUL SONGS OF ALL TIME in the largest musician involved charity event in Georgia. SONGS FOR KIDS FOUNDATION is a non-profit foundation that brings musicians year-round to hospitals and special needs kids camps. Go to http://www.songsforkidsfoundation.org to learn more. Steve Baskin WILL BE PERFORMING SONG #167, "DREAM WEAVER" by GARY WRIGHT!




500 Songs for Kids at Smith's Olde Bar
Steve was asked to play song #296 of the 500 tunes being played for the Songs for Kids Foundation.  Scott Shiflett, Diana Hoskins, Mark Ross and David Piper joined Steve on the stage to play John Cougar Mellencamp's Pink Houses.  Check out the video here.

Steve's playing 99X's Unplugged in the Park on October 17.
We're kicking off the show with Gareth Asher and Emily Kate Boyd. It's the next to the last show of the series, so come on out! Some of the hundreds of artists that Unplugged in the Park has brought to Atlanta include The Fray, Blue October, Pete Yorn, Rocco DeLuca, The Lee Boys, Regina Spektor, Band of Horses, Ben Kweller, Matt Costa, Glen Phillips, Kevn Kinney, Jason Isbell, The Zac Brown Band, Matt Pond PA, The Apples in Stereo, Angie Aparo and tons more!

Steve's cover of I Think I Love You is charting at number 3 on WOCO in Oconto, WI and in the top 10 on WVOF in Bridgeport, CT.

Songs from Naked have played on more than 50 radio stations.  Still in rotation on quite a number of stations, Catch Me If You Can, I Think I Love You, My Empty House and even Something Smells Fishy have gotten spins on thirty-eight stations around the US -- Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Calfornia, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.  Thanks to Randy Saad and the folks at Protocol Entertainment for their hard work.

In-Studio Appearance on 94.7 WDEC-FM in Americus on June 24.  What a great way for Steve to spend his birthday afternoon.  Steve talked about the making of Naked.  Gave shout outs to the band and played Catch Me If You Can and I Think I Love You.  Thanks to Thurston Clary and the gang at WDEC-FM for the spins and support.  Thurston also said that he was taking a listen to Float on Down for their country station.  That'd be a first!


Steve's back on the radio with 12 new stations!  Listen out for Catch Me If You Can from Steve's latest album Naked.  We're getting played in California, Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota, New York, Nebraska, Oregon, Wisconsin and Wyoming.  Check out KFMI-FM in Eureka, CA; KBPK-FM 90.1 in Fullerton, CA; WDEC-FM 94.7 in Americus, GA; KLDR-FM in Grants Pass, OR; KQCR-FM 98.9 in Hampton, IA; WKNY in Kingston, NY; KKCK in Marshall MN; WOCO in Oconto, WI; WRCO in Richland Center, WI; KXXO in Olympia, WA; KSID in Sidney, NE; and KZEW in Wheatland, WY.

If you're in these markets, call in and request Catch Me If You Can!


Steve opens for GRAMMY Award-winning artist Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20 on April 18.  There are plenty of challenges to playing a set at 9:30AM, but what a great way to wake up!  Thanks to everybody for the great reception to the songs.  Was stoked to meet Rob ahead of our set this morning.  And what a great set he put on. Help us out by introducing your friends to our music and come out to see us live!





Nice words from Awaken Music about Naked  If its textured Americana alt/pop-rock that you're into, then you'll dig Naked, by Atlanta-based, Steve Baskin. Surrounded by a stellar band, they create soundscapes that accurately articulate each song and Baskin's vocals.

Album opener, Catch Me If You Can, is overly poppy, and lends itself to all listeners. It comes across like a blend of Counting Crows and Blue October. Later track, A Day in My Shoes seductively explodes with a great, soaring lead guitar riff. The melodies aren't quite as singable, but the hooks come at you one after another.

Something Smells Fishy belongs main stage at Bonnaroo. Its jammy and catchy all the same. Clearly, these guys know their way inside a studio. Their sounds are solid, and they all complement each other song after song.  April14, 2010


Nice mention on Susan Kay Asher's blog this week.  Susan writes a great Atlanta entertainment blog.  Here, she talka bout the tunes from Naked and our approach to cover tunes.  Check Susan out at
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On the radio again! Steve joined Warren Lawrence live on WKNY in Kingston, NY to talk about his music. Warren's playing Catch Me If You Can and I Think I Love You. So if you're near Kingston, call him up and let him know you love the music. 

Catch Me If You Can was the #10 most added tune in the US on the ACQB charts for the week of August 24!

Catch Me If You Can is on the radio.  The opening tune from Steve's new album Naked is on the radio.  Just added on KLBQ-FM in El Dorado, Arkansas; KSPI-FM in Oklahoma City, OK; WOCO-FM in Oconto, WI; WQXQ 101.9 FM in Greenville, KY; KBMO 93.5 FM in Benson, MN; WSQL 1240 AM in Brevard, NC; KYFM 100.0 FM in Bartlesville, OK; KCBZ 94.9 FM in Seaside, OR (playing Naked too!); KYTI 93.7 FM in Sheridan, WY and WCMJ 96.7FM in Cambridge, OH -- we're doing CD give-aways beginning next week in Cambridge.


Steve's new album Naked is now available at
CDBaby.com, iTunes, Amazon and right here.  Steve has finished up work on Naked, the follow-up to his debut album I Sometimes Think.  The new record continues down the path that his debut album, I Sometimes Think, began with singer/ songwriter power pop spiced with a bit of Southern fried seasoning, and he has expanded his range with new styles, sounds and themes. While I Sometimes Think largely explored emotions around love and relationships, Naked’s themes run all over the place – love; love gone bad; running; the stress of the office; the Zen of the river; runaways; prostitution; and death.
 



The Valdosta Daily Times says that Naked is "just some unvarnished great music".
Dean Poling of the Valdosta Daily Times had nice words to say about Steve's new album, Naked.
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