Monday, February 14, 2011

Laura Meyer Joins us in California

2/09/11 - The Crepe Place, Santa Cruz CA
The first of 3 shows with Laura Meyer this week...and what a fun night to start off the mini-tour with! The Crepe Place was packed full of eager college students ready to have their minds blown...

Thanks to Dan for the wonderful revitalizing raw diet while we stayed in the Santa Cruz Mountains


2/10/11 - Smiley's Schooner Saloon, Bolinas CA (if you can find it)
A rowdy rural pub in the beautiful coastal village of Bolinas
So beautiful, that the locals take down all signs that might direct tourists there...the best kept secret of Marin County (and we plan to help keep it that way).


2/11/11 - The Ukiah Brewing Company, Ukiah CA
Our last night with Laura (until the next time)... it was great to see so many familiar faces!

A Poem From The Road:

Never knew I'd be a traveler girl
wandering down the road with no diamonds or pearls
But I am happy as a clam
working on a grain of sand
There may be a home beyond the stars and sun
but even then there's no less days than when we first begun
I want to speakeasy brother and sip on Ale
I am a carpenters daughter and I am a traveler girl
When I am done and it's my time to go
I may be poor with no riches to show
But those who knew me will surely understand
I was a traveler girl working on a grain of sand
Happy as a saltwater clam
And as the seasons change, so do we
and we end up where we were meant to be
A clam with it's sand in the saltwater sea
A girl with a plan that was meant to be

Ode To The North West

Oh you soggy North West
you dampened our hair
with the breath of the ocean
lying heavy in the air
Heavy in the air
from the sea to the peaks
of the Olympic Peninsula
and the sky scraper streets
To your kind hearted people,
we brought our music to share...
And we sold lots of albums
as you dampened our hair...


2/02/11 - Six Rivers Brewery, Mckinleyville CA
"A talkative fan"


2/03/11 - Sam Bond's Garage, Eugene OR
Thanks to Stagger And Sway for a fun night at our favorite spot in Eugene

And thanks to Jerry for introducing us to his lovely Longhaired Whippets
and for the place to park our rig...


2/04/11 - Sirens Public House, Port Townsend WA
We camped in the "gravel pit" after the show... what a view...


2/05/11 - The Mandolin Cafe, Tacoma WA
This beautiful cafe just keeps getting better and better...


2/06/11 - The Laurelthirst Public House, Portland OR
The coziest pub in Portland with the friendliest regulars...


Tuesday, February 1, 2011

NorthWest Album Release Tour and Journal Paintings Begin....

To try something new, we are going to be keeping a tour journal of paintings from the road. Special thanks to Kirsten Liske for not only giving us the idea, but putting together a care-package of supplies for the road!

We hope you enjoy this new way of following our travels....


Last weekend, we had the pleasure of sharing two shows with our friends Misner & Smith. Friday night, we played to a super fun crowd at Aqus Cafe in Petaluma. On Saturday, we played in the awesome Rominger West Winery in Davis, among thousands of wine barrels and many rosy cheeked fans. We are looking forward to many more co-billed shows with this dynamic duo... and we hope to see Tommy their big cuddly cat again soon....

Album Release Tour Here We COME!!! We spent the day packing the van tight of instruments and copies of the NEW ALBUM! We are headed up and down the soggy West Coast for a string of exciting shows:

Weds. Feb. 2nd - Six Rivers Brewery - McKinleyville, CA
Thurs. Feb. 3rd - Sam Bond's Garage - Eugene, OR
Friday Feb. 4th - Sirens Pub - Port Townsend, WA
Sat. Feb. 5th - The Mandolin Cafe - Tacoma, WA
Sun. Feb. 6th - LaurelThirst Public House - Portland, OR
Weds. Feb. 9th - The Crepe Place - Santa Cruz, CA
Thurs. Feb. 10th - Smiley's Schooner Saloon - Bolinas, CA
Friday Feb. 11th - The Ukiah Brewing Co. - Ukiah, CA