We had a very welcome day off in Chapel Hill and then two shows over two nights in neighbouring Carrboro, so we had the luxury of staying in the same place for three full days. We also happened to be booked in to a very comfortable hotel (The Franklin), sometimes the stars align. Chapel Hill […]
In case you haven’t noticed, we have added Cookie Bob’s latest edition of Cookie Crumbs to the Exclusive page. It’s a very cool collection of some of Bob’s first tapings of the band starting in 1996. There are some songs in this collection that I had forgotten that we had once played live. If you […]
Ann Arbor is a very familiar stomping ground for us. Over the years we have performed dozens of times at various venues around this active little college town. These days we seemed to have settled into The Ark, which is one of the country’s more storied performance spaces. They could definitely do a bit of […]
I guess tonight was the “real” opening night…..in-stores and cocktail parties don’t really count. We arrived back in Toronto around ten o’clock on Friday night and had to be at our studio at 6:45am the next day to load our gear out for an 8:30am departure: a four hour drive to Lexington (with a […]
This was definitely a weird way to start a tour, but a welcome one. This gig dropped in our laps a few weeks ago along with a big bag of change. Today the Hudson Bay Company (which is a large Canadian retail chain) unveiled their line of Olympic wear for the upcoming 2010 Winter Games […]
For those of you that can access the CBC: This Beat Goes On and Rise Up, the documentaries on the history of Canadian music in the 1970s and ’80s will be on CBC Aug. 27th, Sept. 3rd., Sept. 10th and Sept. 17 at 9 p.m. EST on all nights. Michael and Margo are interviewed in This […]
In case you need a second opinion here is some more stuff about Lee Harvey Osmond from Paul Cantin, the long time No Depression beat writer: http://www.nodepression.com/profiles/blogs/review-lee-harvey-osmond-live If you haven’t already checked out “A Quiet Evil” you should do so…I’m pretty sure you’ll like it….
Just in case you folks haven’t had the chance to check out some of the other artists on the new Latent Recordings website, I thought I’d point the occasional finger…in a good way… Lee Harvey Osmond is the brainchild of Tom Wilson who has been on the music scene as long as we have. His new […]
We just got word from our friends at Mountain Stage that they will be airing our May 2007 appearance this weekend, July 31-August 2. A complete list of stations that carry Mountain Stage can be found here. The following week the performance will be posted here and archived for continued access.