Saturday, July 23, 2011

Spring Tour 2011 -Weeks #5, #6 and #7

7 weeks in the van, 38 shows, 13 US states!

5/19/11 - San Marcos, TX - Tantra
Live music tent, cold beer, refreshing people.

5/20/11 - College Station/Bryan, TX - KEOS Community Radio
Performance and interview with Larry Boozer

5/20/11 - Bryan, TX - The Village Cafe

5/21/11 - Dallas, TX - The Opening Bell

5/22 /11 - Austin, TX - The Waterloo Icehouse W/ Loves It!
New old timey friends.
5/26/11 - Pinos Altos, NM - The Buckhorn Saloon
This historical saloon is a filled with so much history...

5/27/11 - Socorro, NM - Old Town Bistro
Yummy, atmosphere.

5/28/11 - Las Cruces, NM - KRUX Community Radio
Seeds and Stems W/ Marc Paalvast

5/29/11 - Bisbee, AZ - Grand Hotel Saloon
Bisbee is still one of our favorites!

5/30/11 - Tucson, AZ - PLUSH

5/31/11 - Los Angeles, CA - Villains Tavern
The hippest club in LA (as far as we're concerned).

6/2/11 - Los Angeles, CA - Room 5
Poet Roni Girl Presents Acoustically Speaking!
Thanks to Julie Gribble for recommending that we contact Roni for this show.

6/3/11 - Bootjack, CA - The Carter Ranch Music Festival
This festival is almost a little too much fun...

6/4/11 - San Francisco, CA - The Plough And Stars
W/ Misner & Smith - Shelby Ash's Americana Jukebox
We always love playing with the very talented duo Misner & Smith!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Spring Tour 2011 -Week # 4

7 weeks, 38 shows in 13 US states...

5/12/11 - Knoxville, TN - The Preservation Pub W/ The Blushin' Roulettes
Right on the market square of Knoxville, we got to play for a boisterous pub crowd as they geared up for Better Than Ezra out on the square...

5/13/11 - Johnson City, TN - The Acoustic Coffeehouse W/ The Blushin' Roulettes
Conveniently located next door to a laundry mat, we always enjoy playing at this happening joint and we also enjoy crawling into clean sheets afterwords.

5/14/11 - Nashville, TN - The Basement
This is truly one of the funkiest and coolest clubs in Nashville, located beneath Grimey's record store...

5/15/11 - Chattanooga, TN - Chattanooga Farmer Market W/ The Blushin' Roulettes
This market is huge! Lots of yummy things and shiny happy people holding hands.

5/15/11 - Chatanooga, TN - JJ's Bohemia W/ The Blushin' Roulettes
This bar's aura is oozing with funky knik-knaks and trinkets and just over all cool vibes... plus good music.

5/18/11 - today we had to cancel our only show ever due to Mississippi flooding... We were scheduled to play at The Always Lounge with Shotgun Party in New Orleans, but instead had to make our way to Texas by way of Memphis. I drew this as we passed over the yawning, weeping Mississippi River into Arkansas....

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Spring Tour 2011 -Week # 3

7 weeks, 38 shows in 13 US states.

5/5/11 - Davenport, IA - Mojo's at River City Music Experience
Davenport is lucky to have an organization like River City Music supporting the community through music!

5/6/11 - Marion, IN - Beatniks Cafe
Located in historical Marion, Indiana, Beatniks is a hip little joint that encourages freedom of expression and diversity. They are famous for their Sake Bowls and even have vegan option food!

5/7/11 - Lexington, KY - Common Grounds
Derby Day in Lexington, Kentucky.... need I say more?
Thanks to Ralph and Ange for having us stay at your place and for the visit to the farm!

5/9/11 - Knoxville, TN - The Blue Plate Special on WDVX
Knoxville's own Grand Old Opry... it is always a blast to play this live audience radio show hosted by Red Hicky.

5/11/11 - Knoxville, TN - Relix Theater W/ The Blushin' Roulettes
So far away from home, we got one of our favorite tastes of home when we met up with our dear friends, The Blushin' Roulettes for a string of shows! This new theater is an old warehouse and is showcasing some of the best Americana bands around! We were honored to play on their stage.