Alaskan Tour! Album! Local Shows!

Hello, you lovely misfits.

We are headed back up to Alaska this summer for our NINTH TOUR up there!  Can you believe it?  We can.  We’re already excited for our 10th!  We’ve been hopelessly addicted to the manic summer sunlight and the violent mosquitoes for years now.  Can’t get enough.  Here’s the skinny:

Friday, July 8th – 49th State Brewing Company– 10:30pm
Sat, July 9th – Denali Park Salmon Bake – 11pm
Sunday, July 10th – Fairview Inn (Talkeetna)- 9pm? (Full band birthday show!)
Weds, July 13th – SubZero Microlounge (Anchorage) – 8pm
Thurs, July 14th – TapRoot.  Full band blowout! (Anchorage) – 9pm-ish
Fri, July 15th – Kharacters Alaskan Bar (Homer) – 10pm
Sat, July 16th – Kharacters Alaskan Bar (Homer) – 10pm
Tues, July 19th – Kingfisher Restaurant. (Cooper Landing) 8pm-ish.

In other news, we are excited to tell you that we have begun recording our new album!  We went into Tiny Telephone the other day and had a fantastic time laying some tracks with our engineer, Rob.  Everything went smoothly and it was a whole lot of fun.  We can’t yet tell you a precise release date, or even a vaguely optimistic one, but you can rest assured we will be ramping up celebrations for it so you can find out all about it here.  Eventually.  In the meantime, here are some pictures of our new happy place.

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Until then, you can catch us in San Francisco and around the Bay Area.  Our regular full band shows right now are every 2nd Wednesday of the month at Blondie’s in the Mission (on Valencia, between 16th and 17th) and every 4th Friday of the month at Club Deluxe (near the famous corner of Haight and Ashbury).  Keep an eye on the Tour Dates page for all other performances in and around the Bay Area.

Thanks for stopping by, friends!

–Tumbledown House

 

“Anyway, all these computers and digital gadgets are no good. They just fill your head with numbers and that can’t be good for you.” –PRINCE

Time to Ramble On

Fresh off a quick tour through Colorado (that was GREAT; thank you Coloradans, and friends and family from afar!!), we are back in Bozeman with 3 shows in 4 days. After that, we head to Whitefish to mix our album with Brett Allen of SnowGhost Studios. Then we make our way south, back to Prescott, Arizona. At that time we’ll be sending our album to Airshow in Boulder, CO to be mastered by the best of the best. Then we’ll turn around and head back to Bozeman by mid-December. We’ll spend some time playing up at the Big Sky Resort, and before we know it we’ll be heading to Memphis in February for another Folk Alliance Conference in the land of the dry-rub barbecue. By the end of April, we will be touring across the entire southern United States.

Shadowfax, Lord of All Tour Vehicles, has his work cut out for him. I still prefer to think of him as a her. But that’s neither here nor there.

Wednesday (TONIGHT!), 10/5 @ Starky’s, Bozeman, MT (6:30)

Friday, 10/7 @ Choppers, Big Sky, MT (with FULL BAND) (8pm)

Saturday 10/8 @ Ted’s, Bozeman, MT (7:30pm)

Friday, 10/14 @ The Raven (Our-Album-Is-Almost-Done! Party), Bigfork, MT (8pm)

Saturday, 10/15 @ The Raven, Bigfork, MT (8pm)

Sunday, 10/16 @ The Badlander, Missoula, MT (10pm?) (short set for Martini Sunday)

Monday, 10/17 @ Trillium Cafe, Hood River, OR (9pm)

Friday, 10/28 @ Ukiah Brewing Company, Ukiah, CA (9pm)

photo by Tom Vadnais

We are excited to wrap up this second album of ours; everything is going well and there has been a whole lotta luck thrown in for good measure. We can’t wait to see what you think. But for now, it’s time to ramble on. See on down the road.

Alaska, Here We Come.

Talkeetna Landing Strip

It’s here!! This week we head to Alaska for a two week tour and we couldn’t be more excited. New dates/venues were added recently, so here is the updated list of events. If you know anyone up there, send them our way. If you ARE up there, we can’t wait to see you. Let’s drink too much and eat some reindeer.

Wed. 5/25, Blue Fox, Anchorage 10pm
Thurs. 5/26, Subzero, Anchorage 9pm
Fri. 5/27, Kharacters Bar, Homer 10pm
Sat. 5/28, Kingfisher Lodge, Cooper Landing 6:30pm
Sun. 5/29, Brown Bear Saloon, Indian 9pm
Wed. 6/1, Blues Central, Anchorage 9pm
Thurs. 6/2, Taproot, Anchorage 10pm
Fri. 6/3, 49th State Brewing Co., Healy 7pm (opening for Keller Williams and playing again afterward)
Sat. 6/4, Salmon Bake, Denali 10:30pm
Sun. 6/5, Fairview Inn, Talkeetna 9pm
Mon. 6/6 House Concert, Anchorage (email us for details: info@tumbledownhouse.com)

Looks like we might even get a tiny break from the rain this time, but no matter; nothing will get in the way of our ambitions to slather the 49th state with our scent. Yeehaw!

Soggy in Denali, 2010