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DPS News: Website Launched, 2016 Gathering Passes on Sale

Posted: February 1st, 2016

The official Drunken Poets Society website has launched! To become a member, sign up at Membership in the Drunken Poets Society includes: -Access to exclusive Hayes Carll music and videos -Private events for Hayes and DPS members, including the Annual DPS Gathering on the coast of Texas -Priority Access to live shows -Official DPS Membership […]

New Single Available on iTunes

Posted: January 22nd, 2016

 iTunes has just made Hayes’ first single from his new album, Lovers and Leavers, available at

Listen Now: The Love That We Need

Posted: January 19th, 2016

NPR is premiering ’The Love That We Need’ from Hayes’ forthcoming album, Lovers and Leavers. Coming April 8, 2016. To read and listen, click here.

2016 Grammy nomination for “Chances Are,” Best Country Song!

Posted: December 7th, 2015

“Hayes received a Best Country Song nomination for “Chances Are,” a standout track on Lee Ann Womack’s album “The Way I’m Livin’.” …“Chances Are” also is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance, though that award goes to the performer rather than the songwriter. “To say the least I am grateful to Lee Ann for recording […]

Coming to the West Coast

Posted: November 3rd, 2015

Make sure to catch Hayes on his solo run through the West Coast: 11.13 // The Triple Door // Seattle // Purchase Tickets 11.14 // Treehouse Cafe // Bainbridge Island // Purchase Tickets 11.15 // Doug Fir Lounge // Portland // Purchase Tickets 11.17 // Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse // Berkeley // Purchase Tickets 11.19 […]