May 8, 2014
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Newport Folk Festival + June St. Louis Shows + Spring/Summer Tour in the USA, Canada & Europe!

Read the full May newsletter here, or check out the text-only version below…

Hi friends,

We’ve just returned from an epic trip to the Netherlands and Belgium (more on that later!) and are back in the states soaking up Spring and preparing for all the excitement coming down the line in the Summer months. Without further do, we’ll get on with this month’s news, as there are are some major announcements and lots of upcoming opportunities to come out and see us!

Newport Folk Festival 2014!

We’re pleased to announce that we will be back to perform for a third time at the legendary Newport Folk Festival! It’s always an honor and we’ll be a part of a fantastic lineup this year (as always). More information on the festival can be found here.

You can catch our set at Newport on Saturday, July 26. Unfortunately tickets for this day are all sold out, but we hope to see some of our friends who have already purchased passes.

St. Louis Shows this June…

We’ve got some special shows in our hometown right around the corner in June.

On June 7 we’ll perform at the official after party for the Riverfront Times Music Showcase, at St. Louis’ newest music hall – the Ready Room. We’re looking forward to spending a raging Saturday night with our St. Louis crew – reserve your tickets here!

We’ll also be performing at the Frank Lloyd Wright house in Kirkwood, MO in honor of the great architect’s birthday on June 8…and of course, broadcasting live on A Prairie Home Companion from the Fox Theatre on June 14!

Touring season is upon us! We’ve got a whole bunch of shows coming up this spring and summer in the USA and Canada, plus another trip to Europe this August!

This month, we’re heading toChattanooga for the Nightfall Concert Series (this is a free show, y’all!) and Haleyville, AL for a show at Acoustic Cafe. At the end of the month we’re returning to the John Hartford Memorial Festival (Bean Blossom, IN) and rounding things out with a set at Nelsonville Music Festival on 5/31.

On June 28, you can catch us at ROMP Bluegrass & Branches Festival in Owensboro, KY. July will take us out on a tour of theUpper Midwest (Wisconsin, Chicago), Canada (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal) and the Mid Atlantic (New York City, Washington, DC). We’ll also be returning to beautiful Mount Solon, VA for the second annual Red Wing Roots Music Festival on July 11!

July & August in Europe!

We’re very excited to perform at the Cambridge Folk Festival in Cambridge, UK! We’re heading across the pond in late July and will play the festival on July 31 and August 1.

We’ll also be trotting over to France for Les Nuits Secretes festival in Aulnoye-Aymeries from August 2-3, and heading back to the Netherlands for shows at De Effenaar (Eindhoven) and Openluchttheater Caprera (Bloemendaal).

More European shows will be added for this summer, so be sure to stay tuned and keep an eye on our tour schedule for those announcements!

An Amazing Time in the Netherlands & Belgium!

We always have a blast in Europe, but wow! We want to thank our fans in the Netherlands and Belgium for making our trip last week such an incredible time. You all bring out such a great energy and camaraderie…have a look at some of the best of the best photos from our May 1-5 shows!

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