Hello there Crooked Still fans!
Curious about what is going on in our various lives?
has been hard at work creating new songs for her solo album and running half marathons. She's been a frequent guest on A Prairie Home Companion
, singing with her old pal Heather Masse
, and will be teaching at 4 music camps and workshops this summer. Tomorrow, Aoife heads to California as a member of Noam Pikelny
's touring band. They're playing in Berkeley
, Grass Valley
, and at the Strawberry Music Festival
. Don't miss it. In June, Aoife hits the road on a headlining tour of some killer northeast venues, backed up by her longtime country-folk-rock band. July will find her at festivals like Greyfox
, and in August, she'll play a free show
in Brooklyn opening for Lyle Lovett. Full details can be found at www.aoifeodonovan.com
, where you can also sign up for her mailing list. James Reed at The Boston Globe just wrote a lovely article about all this- check it out here
has been busy with his acoustic trio, The Bee Eaters
; they just wrapped up a tour of the northwest with bluegrass legend, Laurie Lewis
. Look for Bee Eaters shows around the northeast in the fall. Tristan will be spending most of June holed up in a tipi
in the northern California mountains, writing new music and preparing an epic lineup for his 8th annual Summer String Summit concerts, uniting literally dozens of acoustic music luminaries such as Tim O'Brien
, Abigail Washburn
, Brittany Haa
s... If you're anywhere near California on July 11 or 15, don't miss this! Details at ShastaMusicSummit.com
The only homeowner of the bunch, Corey
has been spending some quality time in Vermont working on fixing up his house. He recently finished replacing his garage roof and is glad to be back on the ground and playing music again! He's been performing on and off with the great David Wax Museum
and is about to embark on a 5 day Northeast mini tour with them to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and DC. You can find the dates here
. In addition to being a freelance bassist, Corey has been tour managing for our good friend Sarah Jarosz
where he gets to put to good use many of the business skills he acquired over the years touring with Crooked Still. It's a new role for him and one that he is enjoying. Look for him this summer on the road with her. In August, Corey will be on staff at the Maine Fiddle Camp
and Valley of Moon Scottish Fiddle School.
That's all for now. Have a great summer!