Recapping the third month of 2012, Moonlight Label began by welcoming MC and his band back from a successful Western USA and Canadian leg of the Road Dawg Tour. Safely returning from the long haul meant no rest for MC though, as he headed straight into the studio. No rest for the wicked (guitar player, that is.) Resuming work on the “Under the Covers” series and setting in motion some new recordings, it wasn’t long before the task at hand was to prepare for the “Southwest” run of the Road Dawg Tour 2012. MC and his band will be embarking on an 8 shows in 11 days slated for Tennessee, South Carolina, and Florida, commencing with one of their favorite venues, Brackins Blues Club in Maryville, Tennessee. Next stop on the calendar is the blues stage at the famed Arts International Festival in Florence, South Carolina. April fourth through the ninth takes them to Lake City, Coconut Creek, Naples, Boca Raton, Goodland, and Brandenton Florida. A short but full and exhilarating schedule covering some new territories complete with lots of sunshine, ocean, and Michael Charles’ blues. Have a great ride, guys!
Only a few months have gone by since the launching of After Midnight, first of the “Under the Covers” CD single series and already the highly anticipated disc two is about to make it’s emergence and be cataloged in Michael Charles’ discography. After a soft and exclusive proclamation to news reporter Jeremy Bonfiglio, we now formally announce the second release in the “Under the Covers” series as “Going Down”, featuring the Don Nix song, Going Down. Many of you may recognize it from the master himself, Jeff Beck. MC’s introduction to this tune happened while touring with the legendary Jimmy Dawkins. Quickly becoming one of his favorites, MC “adopted” it, self stylized it, and soon it became one of MC’s audiences favorites too. Here at Moonlight Label we are thrilled to finally be able to offer this recording to you. Watch for it late April / early May. Oh…..the bonus cut? Well……shed no tears of anticipation, the CD will be available very soon!