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Our joy ride w/ Kristin Andreassen!

If you don’t know her, then, let us introduce you to Kristin Andreassen, singer/songwriter and Portland native who has graciously accepted our invitation to be the opening act at our CD release, April 4 at Seattle’s Town Hall. Kristin is … Continue reading

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The new CD: We have a name and a date!

Our new CD has a name, “Long Before Light,” and we’re excited to announce our Seattle CD release, 7:30 p.m. Saturday April 4 at Town Hall! The name comes from the lyrics to Leo’s “Gathering Up The Hours,” one of … Continue reading

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Join us in the conservation conversation!

We’re way proud to have been invited to perform at “Ampersand Goes Totally Live,” a conservation magazine’s effort to move “from page to stage.” We’ll be one of over a dozen acts ranging from story-telling, photography, hip-hop, and–well yeah!–fiddle tunes. … Continue reading

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A new CD, currently in progress (in Index, Wash!)

By Tom Braman As Sami’s father, I asked The Onlies if I could write a little something on their Web site regarding activities over the last two weeks, and they said yes. What follows is an attempt to convey what … Continue reading

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Modern folk meets new jazz, Aug. 8 in Seattle!

Hold onto your seats, folks, because there’s a new wind blowing through town: It’s a heady Northwest mix of folk and jazz coming when The Onlies join The Westerlies for the latter’s Seattle CD release party., 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Seattle’s Royal … Continue reading

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This girl’s on fire!

Yes, once again, Sami’s bow catches fire during an Onlies’ practice session. It’s such a common occurrence these days, nobody in the photo seems to care. Fortunately, the band has hired a firefighter to stand by for all practice sessions … Continue reading

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NW Folklife: THE folkstravaganza of the year!

Come join us from 1:40 to 2:15 p.m. Saturday May 24 at the Fisher Green Stage, as we participate again at Northwest Folklife, the great-grandpappy of all Northwest folk events. This year, we’ll debut a few new songs and tunes, and play … Continue reading

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KID FRIENDLY: Folklife for families, 2 p.m. Sunday April 27 in Redmond

In a benefit for Northwest Folklife, join us, John Ackerman, and Sunshine Music Together instructors for a family-oriented sing-along and concert from 2 to 3:15 p.m. at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, in Redmond. We’ll be playing our own tunes from 2:50 to … Continue reading

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Feb. 15: Battle of the bands? Well yes, and no…

Imagine an under-21 band competition (unimaginable!), where your favorite teenage folk trio is pitted against an incredibly great rapper/musician – Kingston’s Nabii KO$MO, an absolutely crazed garage-rock band out of Bellevue – Thee Samedi, and an amazingly ethereal electronica artist, Manatee Commune (a.k.a. Bellingham’s … Continue reading

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A few notes in support of Northwest Folklife…

Tomorrow, along with a slew o’ stellar Seattle musos, we will brandish our fiddles, geetars, and such and play more than a few notes at the Winter Fireside Party, a hells-a-fire fundraiser for Northwest Folklife starting at 2 p.m. at … Continue reading

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