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Open-mic in Belle Plaine

Over the past couple years we've mostly been performing at nursing homes, schools, church gatherings, and the like. Last night we visited a local open mic, "Smalltown Eclectic," in a nearby town. Eclectic is definitely the right word! We heard…

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Hymns

While we're mostly known for our blend of folk, country, and country-gospel, we've long had a soft spot in our hearts for hymns--after all, we met in a church choir, right? Now and then since moving to Minnesota we've enjoying…

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Moving to Minnesota

This summer we will be moving to Green Isle, Minnesota, a small town (population around 550!) a bit west of Minneapolis, where we expect to stay put for at least a few years. We will probably be there by August--look…

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10th anniversary for our first CD!

Do you realize this year is the tenth anniversary of the release of our first CD, I'll Remember You, Love, in My Prayers? So much has happened over those years. When we started planning the album, we didn't have…

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Farewell to Dennis Den Hartog - 1948-2013

I was sorry to learn this morning of the passing on January 4 of Dennis Den Hartog, who has been running his own small dulcimer shop, Folk Notes, for some 15 years in Fort Wayne. He was a player, a…

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Back in Fort Wayne!

We've completed our third move of the past three years and are looking forward to a slightly more relaxed schedule that might permit us to do more music this year. We'll keep you posted!

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uh--happy new year?!

Time does fly--I can't believe January is almost over. Nonmusical activities have been keeping us quite busy these last several months. We've enjoyed some front-porch picking, though, sung at a couple of church services, and hosted a New Year's Eve…

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Moving again!

As of August, we will be living in Steubenville, Ohio, for a year. Fans in western Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh area), eastern Ohio, and northern West Virginia may have an opportunity to hear us play during that year--we'll keep you posted! One…

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URL change

In case you hadn't noticed (we didn't notice it occurring ourselves), you can now reach our site without the "www" in the site name. I suppose it happened in connection with an annual domain name registration renewal, or maybe it's…

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Happy New Year!

Good grief, has it really been four months since we posted any news? We're sorry! We've just been a bit busy with other things. The new year looks to be pretty busy with nonmusical activities as well, but perhaps we'll…

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Music stores

Ok, so it took us a year after moving to Fort Wayne to visit Sweetwater Sound, the most highly touted music store in town. When we finally got there, we felt like we were in a mall, not a music…

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