I am excited to announce some tour dates for this Spring. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!
I recently had the opportunity to play NBC’s Today In Nashville with a new lineup of the Hillside Airmen. Thanks to WSMV for having us and everyone who tuned in via the live stream. Check it out below!
I just got back from a great NE tour with Nick Loss-Eaton (Leland Sundries) on lead guitar. We hit Portland ME, Providence RI, Somerville MA, Rosendale NY and NYC for John Platt’s On Your Radar. We even drove through a snowstorm to record a live interview/session at Radio Woodstock 100.1 WDST, which you can checkContinue reading “‘Foothill Freeway’ named Indie Album of the Year!”
Good news everyone! I have some new tour dates to close out the year! Check it: 11/24 – The Bitter End, New York NY 11/26 – West Hempstead Public Library, West Hempstead NY 12/6 – The Dogfish Bar & Grill, Portland ME 12/7 – Dusk, Providence RI (w/ Andy Lampert) 12/8 – PA’s Lounge, SomervilleContinue reading “New Tour Dates Added!”
Over the Summer, I teamed up with Jamie Frey and Joe Wakeman of SEEN YR VIDEO productions to make a music video for ‘Foothill Freeway’. This week it premiered over at No Depression! We had a great time making it, I hope you dig it. Check it out here: http://nodepression.com/album-review/video-pete-mancini-foothill-freeway In other news, I amContinue reading “‘Foothill Freeway’ Music Video!”
I am happy to announce a few shows on the road in September supporting some great artists: Iain Matthews, Arty Hill, Michael VM, Blue Cactus, and Kevin Gordon. More details: 9/3 – Bradstock XXIV, Center Moriches NY 9/9 – Lighthouse Waterfront Cafe, Glen Cove NY (w/ Iain Matthews) CANCELLED 9/13 – Rooster + Hen, CatonsvilleContinue reading “September Tour Dates + Wes Houston Presents!”
I am happy to report Foothill Freeway has received some great reviews over the past few months since it’s release! Here is what some folks have to say about the record: “Just as Roger McGuinn, Gram Parsons and company had done decades earlier, Mancini’s crew crafts a warm, organic sound bearing deep country roots, butContinue reading “‘Foothill Freeway’ Press Roundup!”
I am happy to announce that ‘Foothill Freeway’ is available now on Paradiddle Records! I had a great time at the Patchogue and NYC release shows, thanks to everyone who came out to support and my musician friends for lending their talents! The album is available for streaming and purchase at Bandcamp, as well as theContinue reading “‘Foothill Freeway’ available now!”
Hey folks! The first reviews of “Foothill Freeway” are coming in, and I am happy to announce that ‘Sweethearts of the Rodeo’ is streaming over at NPR Music! https://www.npr.org/player/embed/521952153/521952982 “Just as Roger McGuinn, Gram Parsons and company had done decades earlier, Mancini’s crew crafts a warm, organic sound bearing deep country roots, but still informedContinue reading “‘Sweethearts of the Rodeo’ streaming at NPR + first review at the Daily Vault!”
Pete Mancini is the frontman and primary songwriter of Butchers Blind, a critically acclaimed rock band from NYC. His debut solo album Foothill Freeway explores the Americana influences that are a hallmark of his work with Butchers Blind. For this album, Pete was inspired by the story songs of artists like Guy Clark and BruceContinue reading “‘Foothill Freeway’ available May 4 on Paradiddle Records!”