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Come, April 4, to our CD release!

We’re getting super excited to share “Long Before Light” with you! Seattlelites (and a few of you wackos coming from out of state!) can get the CD before the rest of the world at our CD release party, 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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Reviews for ‘Long Before Light': Not that bad! ;)

Actually, they’re overwhelmingly positive, so far. Way positive. And biased as we are, we’re not totally surprised. It’s been six months since we were in the studio, and we still love listening to each and every tune. But this post isn’t … Continue reading

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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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