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Van Hunt releases tour plans behind "Live at the Troubadour"

Singer/songwriter Van Hunt has released the first round of concert dates behind his latest effort, "Live at the Troubadour 2011." // Tour dates at SoundSpike Singer/songwriter Van Hunt has released the first round of concert dates behind his latest effort, "Live at the Troubadour 2011."

Van Hunt works the road behind new album

Singer, songwriter and producer Van Hunt will hit the road next month for a headlining tour celebrating the release of his latest album, "What Were You Hoping For?" // Tour dates at SoundSpike Singer, songwriter and producer Van Hunt will hit the road next month for a headlining tour celebrating the release of his latest album, "What Were You Hoping For?"

Featured Photos: Van Hunt, The Independent, San Francisco, CA - June 26, 2006

Grammy-winning R&B singer Van Hunt probably has been polishing his chops as long as he can remember. Though he's yet to achieve household-name status, Hunt continues to bide his time, touring and performing alongside such A-list artists as Coldplay, Kanye West, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys, The Roots and Seal, to name a few.
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Album Review: Van Hunt, "On the Jungle Floor" (Capitol)

If John Legend and Alicia Keys weren't around, Van Hunt, with his floppy hat and velvet jacket, might fill the void, Then again, considering his love of The Stooges, a band he covers here, maybe not. If John Legend and Alicia Keys weren't around, Van Hunt, with his floppy hat and velvet jacket, might fill the void, Then again, considering his love of The Stooges, a band he covers here, maybe not.

Anthony Hamilton maps out US tour

R&B singer Anthony Hamilton has lined up several weeks of dates behind his latest release, "Ain't Nobody Worryin'."

SXSW Thursday Review: First day grazing

Getting a first solid look at the South by Southwest band schedule in the context of distance and travel time can put a travel-weary journalist in a quandary: What to zero in on during the first night in town?