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“Somewhere You Found My Name” Record Release Party July 26!

We’re celebrating the release of Somewhere You Found My Name with a big to-do of a show at Littlefield in Brooklyn on Wednesday July 26th! We’ll be playing with Bodies Be Rivers and Great Lakes, and tickets are available here. And Little Silver’s ranks grow 25% for this show (and shows this fall) with the auspicious addition of Kevin Brady on keys and guitar. This is gonna just be plain awesome. Come!

Debut LP 7/21, Pre-Sale Up Now

Somewhere You Found My Name is out on July 21st, and our Pre-Sale is up on our site now! Check out special advance discounts on Vinyl and CDs, with the digital release available everywhere on the 21st. We can’t wait for you all to hear the music, on which MANY have collaborated for a couple of years now. We’re very very excited about this one…..

Little Silver + All Eyes Media

We’re thrilled to be kicking off our publicity campaign for Somewhere You Found My Name with All Eyes Media! They’ve represented many of our heroes through the years, and starting today are circulating some good words about the album (as well as some pretty pictures taken by Addie Juell!). Have a look at the new bio and press release here.

Home Video #2: Longest Day of the Year

Tucked up underneath Nina Frenkel‘s farm print, here’s our crack at “Longest Day of the Year”.

Little Silver Home Videos

Our album comes out this summer, and we are partnering with a bunch of artists to create a slew of totally super expressive and illuminating music videos to accompany the release. This post is not about those videos. This post is about us setting up an iphone in a corner of our small apartments about once a week, and playing songs from the album, no frills, no funny stuff. Or maybe minimal funny stuff. Have a look at the growing collection we’ve got on our Photo & Video page.

Home Video #1: Ghosts Of This Town

Erika and Steve’s homespun, lo-fi performance of a track from Little Silver’s upcoming debut LP Somewhere You Found My Name.

Three Ring Bender with Anais Mitchell

Anais Mitchell joins Steve and Ray for the February edition of the Three Ring Bender at Threes Brewing. The acclaimed songwriter, and the mastermind behind the wondrous musical Hadestown is a special addition to the Bender constellation, so come check this one out! For reals. Radiohead, Elvis Presley, Doc Watson, The Association, and of course Anais’ own work, is all on the setlist. Details on our Shows page.

Erika and Steve – Brooklyn House Concert

screen-shot-2016-11-15-at-9-31-45-amWe’re playing a stripped down duo show at the home of our good friends Kira Smith and Pete Sinjin on December 2nd. Pete will play a few songs to start, then we’ll play a set, then we’ll do some stuff together. Everyone will BYOB. Friends and neighbors and strangers will fill a home with music. There’ll be stuff to eat. The world is complicated right now. We won’t attempt to fix that, but we’ll have a good time singing for all those interested. Full info is here. Join us!

Willie’s “Red Headed Stranger” at Joe’s Pub

screen-shot-2016-11-14-at-4-39-55-pmSteve and a host of his pals (including Little Silver’s Ray Rizzo) will perform Willie Nelson’s cowboy operetta “Red Headed Stranger” at Joe’s Pub in NY, NY on Saturday November 26th. Michael Arthur will be on hand to “live-illustrate” the tale of love and betrayal as it unfolds.

This record has gotten a staggering amount of play on Little Silver’s combined stereos and assorted devices through the years, and it’s a great honor to give it a whirl at a spot like Joe’s Pub. Tickets are here, and the Facebook event is here. If you’re at ease with food and family gatherings, come give thanks with us!

Three Ring Bender: The HOOT Setlist!

Screen Shot 2015-11-12 at 10.10.08 PMOk, good people, get your singing voices warmed up, tuned up, liquored up, whatever it takes, as we are having us a SING at this month’s Three Ring Bender. The Hoot will be in residence. And here’s a wobbly approximation, at best, of what might be sung, so that you may all come ready to join the chorus. Please suggest edits! Additions! These all link to youtube vids, so go learn some songs if you like. In no particular order:

 

Moonshiner

Calling You

Wild and Blue

Rambling Man

Angel Band

I Ain’t Got No Home In This World Anymore

Hard Times (the Gillian one)

Twilight

Sail Away Ladies

California Stars

Man of Constant Sorrow (ours I don’t think is the melody you know…)

I Lost It

Sing Me Back Home

Devil’s Right Hand

Hickory Wind

Speed of the Sound of Loneliness

Rank Stranger

Wayside