02nd Jan 2017
Tour Poster for UK w Phil

Black and Tan Ball

“A Black & Tan Ball” is our forthcoming 2017 album featuring the harmonica master Phil Wiggins. Recorded at Black & Tan Hall in Seattle, WA by George Rezendes, this album features a...

04th Jun 2015
Order your copy now on the Smithsonian Folkways website!

Roll Columbia on Smithsonian Folkways!

Update: Smithsonian Folkways has agreed to release the new album, “Roll Columbia” on their label January 27th, 2017! Joe Seamons and Bill Murlin are the executive producers, and Ben &...

21st Jan 2016
Artwork by Emily Taibleson is included in the small chapbook that accompanies our 2nd album.

North Wind and The Sun

“The North Wind and The Sun” is one title for a fable that dates back to the days of ancient Greece. The story goes that the North wind and the sun...

30th Mar 2015
Washington Middle School is one of our pilot schools for this new program.

Workshops for All Ages

In addition to our regular programming in the greater Seattle area, we deliver workshops and residency programs across the United States. While most of our work takes place with students ages...

03rd Mar 2015
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Press

  Please feel free to use the biography text and quotes below–as well as the mp3 files and press photos in this Dropbox folder–as we begin working together to promote our upcoming...

17th Dec 2015
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Mississippi River Documentary

Documenting Music Along the Mississippi River We have gathered hours of footage along the Mississippi River capturing interviews and performances by musicians from all walks of life whose stories illustrate...

25th May 2016
George Rezendes, Tracy & David Grisman. Photo by S.J. Ruffo

“Roll Columbia”

“Roll Columbia” Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Woody’s Northwest Songs The 26 songs that Woody Guthrie wrote along the Columbia River and turned in to the Bonneville Power Administration in 1941...

12th Sep 2016
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Sept 2016 Tour!

We are headed out to play some choice venues on the East Coast this month, join us! Sept 16 – Hammonton, New Jersey Camp Jam in the Pines Music Fest...

14th May 2016
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‘That Oregon Trail’ by Woody Guthrie

To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s northwest folk songs, Joe Seamons is publishing a new post each week examining the songs and their stories in depth. This is the online...

17th Apr 2016
Coming soon: How Woody's NW songs resonate in our country today. Photo Source: newsok.com

Woody Guthrie’s Letter of April 9, 1941

To celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s northwest folk songs, Joe Seamons is publishing a new post each week examining the songs and their stories in depth. This is all a...