Dusted Magazine review
Jennifer Kelly wrote a very kind review of The Parlor Is Pleasant On Sunday Night for Dusted Magazine: “giddily communicative, celebratory, and wildly, rhythmically physical.” Read the whole thing here. We’re also selling the album for very cheap (digital: $2, CD: $7) on bandcamp right now. Pick up a copy!
The Parlor Is Pleasant On Sunday Night
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Tour Update #2
This tour has been our best yet. Lea Chiara hosted the Friday show in her studio, and charmed us all with her spiderweb songs. Evan led the group in a bizarro dancefreakout with commands like “Be a bird without wings!” and so on. It was a real treat to hear both Lea and Evan perform, as each of their sets were truly inspired and bold. The Mole Hill Theatre (our Sat. night venue) is...
Tour: Part 1
Hello Folks, We’ve finished the first leg of our tour. Many thanks to Carl, Jim, and Sean at Union Music for hosting us in Worcester, and to Michael, Kelly and Ed for showing us a good time at the Blue Plate Lounge in Holden, MA. Below is a video of us playing “Shady Grove” for the good people of Union Music (primo instrument shop, and rare distributor of our new album!**also...
This is physical. Advance praise for our upcoming release: “Richly patterned revelations of familiar songs. The Kettles find new perspectives on standards and mostly forgotten old-timers. The collection captures their good nature, generosity and delight in making old-time music modern.” -Whit- Pre-release copies of the album will be available at our shows on the upcoming album...
Album Release - November Tour
Hello Folks, On November 20th we’ll release our sophomore album: “The Parlor Is Pleasant On Sunday Night.” You can preview 2 tracks from the album below, and see gorgeous cover art by the inimitable Anneke Dunnington. Get a load of this: &lt;a href=”http://thehowlingkettles.bandcamp.com/album/the-parlor-is-pleasant-on-sunday-night”...
Old Music in New England
Hello Folks, August has been a fantastic month for us. We just finished recording our new album with sonic-maestro Evan Levine, and we’ve got several shows coming up before Fall takes a strong hold on Vermont. You can view a few blurry photos of our recording session here (photo credit to Willie Gussin). We are looking forward to the release of our 2nd album in November, along with an...
July Tour /// Album Contest
This month, The Howling Kettles (formerly known as STRING BAND), will be very busy. Next weekend we’re going on a five day tour with extraordinary country-blues/jazz guitarist and singer Evan Levine, which includes a rare appearance in Brooklyn, at the Red Hook Bait & Tackle. Don’t miss it! Additionally, if you “like” us on facebook you will be entered in a contest to...
LikeLikeLikeLikeLike = Entered to win.
This summer we’ll be recording a new album, to be released in the fall. As a small, supportive gesture towards us musicians, please consider “liking” our Facebook page. If you do “like” our page, you’ll automatically be entered to win a copy of our new CD. Visit The Howling Kettles on Facebook.
Live music 30x this summer. Come see us!
Click the link to view our calendar. Live music is really where it’s at. Please join us for a concert, show, or hootenanny (players and listeners welcome!). The word “Invitational” is intended to scare off bozos, but really: All are welcome! *except bozos.
Hello Everyone, Just a heads up, we are now called “The Howling Kettles.” Thank you for listening. -Jackson and Sam-
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