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U.S. Royalty

World Cafe: Next – Our First For The New Year is Washington, D.C.’s U.S. Royalty

January 6, 2014 - A new World Cafe: Next artist, our first of the new year. It is a Washington, DC based band called U.S. Royalty. Fronted by brothers John and Paul Thornley they who are putting out their second album Blue Sunshine on January 21st.
After a year of touring and the death of John and Paul’s father, they managed to keep the raw energy of playing live with some very polished songs on the new album.

Session Setlist
Into the Thicket
Lady in Waiting

Recent Release:Blue Sunshine
Release Date:September 10, 2013
Label: U.S. Royalty