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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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The Onlies Present: Bluegrass ‘supergroup,’ Wed. Jan. 8

The Onlies want the world to hear five acoustic-string geniuses, and to that end have invited them all to perform a house concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 in Madrona, at the fabulicious home of Gretl Galgon. Tashina Clarridge … Continue reading

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KBCS names “Setting Out to Sea” one of year’s 10 best CDs!

A huge shout out to KBCS and all the air time they’ve given us over the last year, and woohoo are we on cloud nine having “Setting Out to Sea” named as one of the year’s 10 best CDs. That … Continue reading

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The Rain in Spain Lies Mainly on the Plain

We are often amused and delighted when we hear DJs and MCs (and new friends!) pronounce our somewhat tricky names. It’s one of the reason why our website banner prominently displays the proper pronunciation of “The Onlies.” We realize we … Continue reading

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West Coast Tour begins Tuesday

First stop: Portland! Well, we’re getting close. Packing, planning, renting a van, all that stuff before a road trip. Our dads Johnny and Tom will be our chauffeurs, roadies, and merch sales staff, but they won’t be our sugar daddies: … Continue reading

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Wow — Onlies are ‘Artist of the Month’ on FolkAlley’s Open Mic

What a treat and honor — that way cool online-folk-radio site FolkAlley.com named us its Artist of the Month in its Open Mic section for up-and-coming artists. We are honored, and recommend you visit the site. A few of our … Continue reading

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It’s a Star-Spangled Jimi Thing… (Happy July 4th!)

We were recently asked to pay tribute to Jimi Hendrix (a Garfield High alum!) at Seattle’s Experience Music Project, and decided to play the Star-Spangled Banner. Hendrix, as you know, took that tune and turned it on its head. (Jimi … Continue reading

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More Music @ The Moore Videos!

  Our new song “Past the Fog“…    Us with Beatboxer CDQ on “Decisions” …   Us playing on a group collaboration with musical director Meshell Ndegeocello!   The Finale with everyone!   Riley with a solo on Otieno Terry’s song “Sweet … Continue reading

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Tell my mother that I made the cover…

Well, not the cover of the Rolling Stone, but the cover of Northwest Folklife Web site. That’s us (at least as we write this). Thank you to Folklife’s rock-star photographer Dan Thornton: It’s a fabulous portrait of our affection for each other … Continue reading

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‘Setting Out to Sea’ available now!!!

It’s official – “Setting Out to Sea” is now available online, which means people from beyond Seattle and Portland (well, anybody who didn’t make our CD-release gigs) can listen to and purchase it now. We are so dang proud of … Continue reading

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