Blue Élan is headed to Texas! For anyone in Austin during this year's SXSW Festival, come join Blue Élan Records on Friday, March 16th at Coopers BBQ for our first official showcase. This marks the first time showcasing for the label, and will feature six of our artists to make this debut to remember! Featuring some of our exciting roster of artists; Rita Coolidge, Jesse Dayton, Janiva Magness, Rod Melancon, Gina Sicilia and Chelsea Williams will join together to showcase some of the new music coming from Blue Élan in 2018, with many debuting unreleased, never-before heard tracks! -Rita Coolidge is set to release her 18th solo album, ''Safe in the Arms of Time", on May 4th. -Jesse Dayton's new album will be released in early June. He hits the road with Scott Biram and label mate, Rod Melancon, in early April. -Janiva Magness' new album, "Love is an Army" is out on February 23rd.