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Back from the Boat!

Photo above shows Jimmy reading aloud to Sebastian on a private island in Belize. That’s right–Jimmy can read.   Hello, everyone! Long time, no talk! We’ve had a very busy February thus far, and I fell down on the job of keeping the blog updated. Mea culpa. Here’s a quick recap of the past few weeks: We spent the weekend before Valentine’s Day on the high seas with thirty other bands and 2,500 of the most enthusiastic music appreciators we’ve ever…Read More


Songwriting with a fury

If you’ve made it out to a Currys show in the past couple months, you no doubt have heard about the winter songwriting challenge and online concert series that we have planned. Here are the basics: We spent almost all of 2016 on the road supporting the release of West of Here. Performing and traveling was a blast, but it didn’t leave us with much time to write and develop new material. For the last few months of last year, we were pining for…Read More


So long, 2016… hello, New Year!

2016 has drawn to a close, and we here at Currys Music LLC are taking a moment to reflect on a long, complicated year. As always during the holiday season, the temptation arises to wax poetic. I’m going to indulge, briefly, in a bit of sentiment:   Viewed from 30,000 feet, 2016 was a tumultuous year. The globalism that accompanied the dawn of the Internet age has been undermined by a resurgent nationalism, as legitimate concerns about economic and national security mount around the world. Genocide…Read More


Official showcase at Folk Alliance!

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been selected for an official showcase at the 2017 Folk Alliance International Conference in Kansas City, Missouri! We’re thrilled and honored to be selected to a group of artists that includes the likes of John McCutcheon, Sara Watkins, The Steel Wheels, Tift Merritt, and The Sea The Sea. We will also be joined in the frigid February Midwestern weather by some friends and fellow artists with whom we have previously shared a stage, including Flagship Romance, Front Country, and Lindsay Lou & the…Read More

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Holiday tour in Florida

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We’re excited to spend time with family in Galen’s hometown of Potsdam, New York, for the holiday. There will be food and snow and board games–oh my! In our downtime over the weekend, we’ll spend some time preparing for our upcoming annual holiday tour. December sees us playing public concerts and private events throughout north Florida (with one Nashville date early in the month), and we’ll be doing a New Year’s Eve show in our hometown of Port…Read More

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11/6 Gainesville show open to the public!

We’ve gotten some questions about the show this coming Sunday in Gainesville. Yes, indeed, it is open to the public! We’ve been traveling a lot and neglected to update the website to reflect the change. The concert was earned by our dear friend Susie Lyons for her generous donation to our Kickstarter campaign last summer, but she has decided to turn it into a charity event open to the public. All are welcome! Details below: Venue: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Sanctuary Address:…Read More


Video shoot at Red Clay in Atlanta

Heads up to anybody in the ATL area weighing options for a Friday night out: We’re shooting live video of our concert at Red Clay Music Foundry in Duluth, Georgia. The show is this Friday, October 28; doors open at 7pm, and the music kicks off around 8pm. Our Georgia friends Highbeams will be opening, plus we’ll be joined on stage by Sebastian “Dream” Green on the drums and the illustrious Sam Whedon on lead guitar. So if you’ve never seen Highbeams,…Read More


“If I Find It” Lip Sync Video

Way, way back in April we threw out an idea for crowd-sourcing a music video: We asked anybody so inclined to film themselves singing and dancing along to “If I Find It,” the first single from our album West of Here. Since then, we have mostly been on the road, traveling and playing throughout the summer, occupied with the touring side of being working musicians. All the while we were receiving a steady stream of clips from friends and fans lip-syncing to…Read More


We’re on a boat!

We’re going cruisin’! After a week of public voting, and then another week of private voting by cruise ticket holders, we were selected as one of three bands to win the Sixthman Soundcheck competition for a spot on The Rock Boat music cruise next February! Yeehaw! We’re thrilled to be included, and very grateful to everyone who cast a vote for us. We owe a very special thanks to Beth Gosnell, who got us involved in this community initially by inviting us to…Read More

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The Rock Boat Soundcheck semi-finalists!

We’ve been named on the short list for a music cruise next year! The Rock Boat is essentially the lovechild of a Caribbean cruise and a music festival, featuring such acts as Parachute, Sister Hazel, and Andy Grammer. We’ve been selected as semi-finalists for The Rock Boat’s Soundcheck competition, specifically designed for up-and-comers who haven’t been on the Boat before. We’re excited to be in the running, especially since so many of our friends from the Rock By The Sea charity…Read More