Three shows in Utah this month–one in St. George at the Opera House. The Opera House has a very interesting history. Read about it on Wikipedia. That first one is a solo show, on March 11. Then a couple of shows with a band. The first on St. Patrick’s Day March 17–at Velour, in Provo. [...]Read More
New Album (and new website!!) In The Works.
We are very excited to be going back in the studio this spring IF… …we can get the pledges needed to make it a reality. Take a look at our Kickstarter video and let me know what you think! Also, we are working on a new website. So lots of new stuff coming your way. [...]Read More
Sons Of The Prophet A Pulitzer Prize Finalist
Sons Of The Prophet A Pulitzer Prize Finalist In March of 2011 I received a call from the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston asking me if I would be willing to a record a track to be featured (in fact the only song featured) in a play by a young playwright named Stephen Karam. I [...]Read More
Harry Reid Says Check Your Voicemail
True story: I saw a Washington DC area code come up for an incoming call a couple of weeks back, so I ignored it, figuring it to be campaign spam. I didn’t check my messages for a week after that. The 202 was from Harry Reid and it wasn’t spam. He personally called and left [...]Read More
New arrangement of All Is Well, with Nathaniel Olson, D. Fletcher and Trevor Reed is incredible.
So, a small group of us got together here in NYC and hopped a cab over to The Buddy Project in Astoria to record a one-off track of the classic pioneer hymn All Is Well. Nate Olson is a two-time Utah fiddle champion, D Fletcher is the organist in our church (he’s in fact a [...]Read More
Sabre-Rattlers.com is here!
It’s taken us a little while, but we finally have a new website with all sorts of newfangled “Web 2.0″ and social media stuff to allow all of you to keep in touch with us as we finish our new album and set out across the country to perform it for you. While it’s all quite self-explanatory, we wanted to highlight a few of the features that we’re most excited about:Read More
News and such...
Had a great talk with Utah-based performer and radio host Cheri Call yesterday. You can listen to it hereRead More
What a staggering surprise to run across a picture of Bukka Allen with Ryan Phillippe and Colin Gilmore in Interview Magazine. Bukka plays accordion, B3 and harmonium on our new record. Very cool. Nice work!Read More
At long last, some light at the end of the tunnel. Got a call from mastering engineer Joe Gastwirt. Master recordings are on their way. In fact, they are in Memphis (according to my FedEx tracking number). If you haven’t seen Joe’s staggering resume, you’ve at least heard his work before, as he’s mastered records [...]Read More