COUNTDOWN TO STORYHILL FEST 2013
It's August, which means Storyhill Fest is right around the corner. We're so excited for this year's line-up of artists and activities. Check the fest site (link is on the left hand side of this page) for info on tickets, camping, activities and performance times. The setting at Clearwater Forest Camp is the perfect spot to wind down the summer and to hear some of the best songwriting performers in the business. We've added a special Friday evening set with Mother Banjo, Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt. And, as always, Storyhill ends with a set each night. Join us for a family-friendly weekend in beautiful northern MN!
STORYHILL FEST 2013
We're so excited for this year's festival in Deerwood, MN. The line-up is announced and tickets are on sale. For information go to www.storyhillfest.com. We'd love to see you over Labor Day weekend!
NOVEMBER, DECEMBER NEWS
We want to thank everyone in Texas for the fantastic shows this past weekend at the Rice Festival and Harmony House Concerts. As always, we enjoyed the big Texas hospitality! Moving into December, we'll be finishing the year with four Montana concerts in Polson, Kalispell, Missoula, and Bozeman. For show info, please go to the tour page. These will be our last concerts until Storyhill Fest. We'll be spending 2013 working on individual projects AND a new CD. Thanks so much for your support in 2012!
Thanks to everyone for all the great shows the last few months. We always enjoy seeing old friends and meeting new ones along the way. We're well into summer now and gearing up for one of the country's best loved festivals, Falcon Ridge, taking place in Hillsdale, NY July 27, 28 and 29. We'd love to see our Northeast friends when we're out that way. And, of course, we're so excited for the 8th annual Storyhill Fest, taking place on the grounds of the beautiful Clearwater Presbyterian Camp near Deerwood, MN over Labor Day weekend. Check out the festival page for info on tickets, artists, camping and activities. Happy Summer to everyone!
ROLLING THROUGH SPRING
Thank you to everyone who came out for our shows in MN, WI, and IA last month and the beginning of May. We had such a great time and appreciate all the support! We end May and begin June with shows in AL and MN. Check the tour schedule for details. It's our first trip to AL and we're excited to play there. We're also gearing up to announce the line-up for the 2012 Storyhill Fest. Stay tuned! Enjoy this last month of Spring!
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
We had a fantastic time in FL last month and want to thank everyone who came out to the shows. We're excited to be hitting the road again beginning in Zumbrota, MN at one of our favorite stops, Crossings at Carnegie. Our tour takes us to MN, WI and IA. We hope you can make it a show! The end of May finds us in AL for 2 shows and back to MN for another 2. Check the tour page for details! Stay tuned as we are finalizing the Storyhill Festival line-up. Tickets are on sale now for the Sept. 1 and 2 event, an amazing weekend of music, recreation and legendary campfires. Get your tickets now. And, as always, thanks for your support! We couldn't do it without you.
As we're moving into March and out of winter, we'd like to update you on our spring events. We're excited to be heading to FL in a few weeks, performing in Sarasota, Ft. Lauderdale, and St. Petersburg. The end of April finds us back in the Midwest performing in Zumbrota, Marine on St. Croix, Duluth, St. Cloud, Madison, Cedar Rapids, St. Paul and La Crosse. Details are on the tour page and we'd love to see you at a show! We're finalizing the line-up for this year's Storyhill Fest, which takes place over Labor Day weekend at the beautiful Clearwater Presbyterian Camp near Deerwood, MN. The festival is a fun family-oriented two days of music and activities. Click on the Storyhill link for more information.
WELCOMING THE NEW YEAR
Happy 2012 to everyone! After a fantastic holiday season, we're ready to hit the road. Mid January takes us to the southeast with shows in GA, SC and NC. We're excited to re-visit favorite venues in Smyrna, Columbia and Asheville. It will be our first trip to the Crimson Moon in Dahlonega, GA--one we've heard such great things about. In March we'll be heading to FL; April and May will find us in the Midwest with shows in MN, IA, and WI. We'll finish the first half of the year in AL, our first trip to the area. Keep checking the tour page, as shows will be added. And finally,stay tuned for more news on the line-up for our 8th annual Storyhill Fest, Sept. 1 and 2. Artists already booked are fellow Red House duo Doug & Telisha Williams and Nels Andrews!
A GREAT YEAR
We just wrapped up our Montana tour this past week with stops in Dillon, Helena, Missoula, and Bozeman. What a great time we had--thank you everyone for coming out to the shows. This was the last tour of 2011 and it's been a fantastic year. We traveled to the southeast, Texas, the Midwest, Northeast, Colorado, Pacific Northwest, and Montana. A Prairie Home Companion invited us to perform on their weekly radio broadcast twice this year, and we had the great honor of being asked to perform on their summer cruise during the month of July. We truly treasure our time spent performing this year and look forward to tours that are being secured for 2012. Speaking of 2012, tickets go on sale by the end of the year for the Storyhill Festival taking place Sept. 1st and 2nd at beautiful Clearwater Presbyterian Camp in Deerwood, MN. Thanks for an amazing year! See you in 2012!
A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION AND MONTANA BOUND
Thank you to all the fantastic TX folks who came out to hear us perform! We enjoy every chance we get to head to the Lone Star State. We are honored and thrilled to be back on A Prairie Home Companion Sat., Oct. 22nd. To check for broadcast times in your area go to www.prairiehome.org/stations/. In early Nov. we'll be returning to Montana for shows in Dillon, Helena, Missoula and Bozeman. Check the tour page for details. Thanks for all your support!
As we move forward from summer into fall, we want to thank everyone for such a great summer. Our tours took us to ND, MT, CO, MI, MN and our first cruise with A Prairie Home Companion. We ended the season on a sweet note at Storyhill Fest in Deerwood, MN. This month finds us in the Pacific Northwest with shows in Portland, Sisters, Seattle and Olympia. In October, we'll be traveling to TX and in Nov. we'll be performing in MT. Check the tour page for details on all these shows. We're also honored to be asked again to perform on A Prairie Home Companion on Sat., Oct. 22nd! Thanks again for an amazing summer--hope to see you this fall!
GEAR UP FOR STORYHILL FEST 2011 OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND!
Our recent shows in Montana and Colorado were great. Thanks to everyone who came out! Now we're all getting excited for the 8th Annual Storyhill Fest over Labor Day Weekend. Join us, along with these amazing artists: AJ Roach, Anthony Da Costa, Carrie Elkin, Ellis, Grace Pettis, John Elliott, Peter Mayer, Raina Rose and Ray Bonneville for a family-oriented weekend of fantastic music, outdoor recreation, songwriting workshops, superb performances and the infamous campfires capping off each evening. Unique and intimate, Storyhill Fest takes places in the Clearwater Forest on a beautiful lake near Brainerd, MN with canoeing, bicycling and hiking opportunities. To find more information, follow the Storyhill Fest link on this page. We'd love to see you on Sept. 3rd and 4th....a great way to celebrate a memorable summer.
WIDE OPEN SEAS TO THE ROCKIES
We had such an amazing time on the cruise with A Prairie Home Companion this month, and are now excited to head to the Rockies for concerts in Billings, MT, Denver, Ft. Collins and Leadville, CO. Check the tour page for details on these upcoming shows. And, we're gearing up for the annual Storyhill Festival in Deerwood, MN. This year's line-up is stellar! We'd love to have you join us to celebrate the end of summer. For more information click on the festival page. Enjoy these last days of July and we hope to see you at a concert soon!
SAILING INTO JULY
We're so excited to be embarking on the Prairie Home Companion Cruise, which sets sail on July 9th from Boston. We'll make our way to Bar Harbor, ME; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Sydney, Nova Scotia; cruise the Gulf of St. Lawrence; Quebec City; the St. Lawrence Seaway, and end the cruise in Montreal! The performances on the cruise will be recorded and broadcast on A Prairie Home Companion the weekend of the 23rd. We hope you can tune in! The last week of July finds us landing in the Rockies, with concerts in Billings, MT; Denver,Ft. Collins and Leadville, CO. Check the tour page for more information. Happy July to everyone!
Spring is on its way out, and we're moving full steam ahead into summer! First, we want to thank everyone who came to our shows in Fargo, Duluth, Northfield and Maple Plain. It was a great way to bring in June! We're excited to announce that we've been invited to perform on A Prairie Home Companion on Sat., June 18th! We're looking forward to traveling to Interlochen, MI for the broadcast, which will be aired at 6:00 PM Eastern time on many NPR affiliates throughout the country. And, just a few short weeks later, we'll be embarking on the special PHC cruise that sets sail from Boston and docks in Montreal, July 9-16. And, finally, tickets are available for the 9th annual Storyhill Festival, taking place in beautiful Deerwood, MN on the grounds of the Clearwater Camp. You won't want to miss this year's line-up. For full details, check the festival link out on this page. Happy Summer to everyone!
SPRINGING INTO SUMMER
Thanks everyone for the fantastic shows in the Northeast. We had a great time performing at some of our favorite venues and being introduced to such a fantastic one in Maine - the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center is a true gem. In early June we are heading to Fargo, Duluth, Northfield and Maple Plain. Please check the tour schedule for details. Looking forward to it. And, speaking of looking forward, all tickets are on sale for our 9th annual Storyhill Festival, on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3rd and 4th at the beautiful Clearwater Camp near Brainerd in Minnesota. We're super excited about the line-up this year, which includes: Peter Mayer, Ray Bonneville, Grace Pettis, Carrie Elkin and her band, Raina Rose, Anthony Da Costa, AJ Roach, Ellis and John Elliott. Imagine all these artist on stage and also singing around the campfire ... it's going to be a perfect way to end the summer, so we'll see you there!
We'd like to thank everyone who came out to our shows the first half of April. We had a fantastic time seeing old friends and making new ones. Early May finds us in the Northeast, performing in NYC, Cambridge, MA, Fryeburg, ME and Plainfield VT. It's been a while since we've been out that way, and we're excited to be back. Stay tuned for the Storyhill Festival line-up. We'll be announcing very soon!
We're beginning April on the road in MN, WI, IA, and IL. Check the tour page for the details. Shows so far have been great and we're looking forward to the next 7 shows as well. Hope we can see you at one of them. In early May we'll head to the Northeast for a short tour to some of our favorite spots, along with a new one in Fryeburg, ME. Also in May, Red House will be releasing a compilation CD celebrating Bob Dylan. We're excited to be a part of the project. Happy Spring to everyone and we look forward to seeing you at a show down the road!
ROLLING INTO SPRING
February flew by. We started the month out in Montana with some fantastic shows in Big Sky, Bozeman, Missoula and Kalispell. No weather delays and the shows were great! A few weeks later we made our way to Memphis for the annual International Folk Alliance Conference where we were able to connect with so many friends in the music industry. It was so wonderful to re-connect with folks and meet new friends! In a few weeks we'll be heading south again to SXSW in Austin, and the beginning of April finds us in the Midwest touring for 10 days. Looking forward to seeing you down the road, and stay tuned for the announcement of artists we've booked to perform at the Storyhill Festival in Deerwood, MN this Sept.!
We had a fantastic time in the southeast this month, even with the bad weather that rolled in. Thank you everyone for coming out to the shows! We're heading back to Montana in early Feb. and can't wait. Check the tour page for details on that tour and the upcoming Midwest tour.
THANKS FOR A GREAT YEAR!
We just wrapped up a fantastic Montana tour, and want to take the time to thank everyone who's come out to support us throughout 2010. We've had an amazing year with many great tours, two wonderful Storyhill Festivals, an appearance on A Prairie Home Companion and the release of our second album on the Red House label! We're looking forward to 2011, and will start off the new year with a tour in the Southeast. We'll be in Atlanta, Greensboro, NC, Columbia, SC and Gainesville, GA. Check the tour page for details, and spread the word! Happy Holidays to everyone!
Thanks to everyone who came out to our MN concerts this past weekend. We had a fantastic time and look forward to being back in the Midwest next April. We're ending the year in our home state of Montana, with shows in Helena, Billings, Bozeman and Darby. Check the tour page for details, and we hope to see you at a show! Happy Holidays!
More Minnesota Shows!
Thanks to everyone who came out to the shows this month! We have 3 more MN shows coming in Nov.. The Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, Nov. 18th, Grassroots Concerts in Nisswa, Nov. 19th and Teatro Zuccone in Duluth, Nov. 20th. We're excited to head back to MN for these concerts and hope you can make it! For details on the performances, go to the tour page.
A Prairie Home Companion and shows this weekend
Thank you to the whole A Prairie Home Companion crew for an amazing time on Sat.! We feel so honored to be on the radio program. And, thanks to everyone for tuning in to listen! If you missed the airing you can hear the entire show on the website, http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/programs/2010/10/09/ Moving toward the weekend, we're looking forward to performing in Chippewa Falls, Byron and Anoka. Check the tour page for details. Hope to see you at a show.
A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION THIS SATURDAY!
We're excited to be appearing on Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion this Sat., Oct 9th at 5PM Central Time. The show is taped at the beautiful Fitzgerald Theatre in downtown St. Paul. If you can't make it to the event, check local NPR stations for air time. Also, check the tour page for more details on the show!