Good to Be available for $5 on Amazon mp3

Got an Amazon Gift Card burning a hole in your pocket?  Good to Be is available for only $5 through February 1st on Amazon mp3.

Happy holidays!

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5th Annual Holiday Jamboree

We’re pleased to announce the 5th Annual Holiday Jamboree, benefiting Bloomington-Normal charities, over $12,500 raised over 4 years.
This years $15 donation goes to benefit Share the Music.
Sat., Dec. 18th
Backyard Tire Fire
Chicago Farmer
Dan Hubbard & the Humadors
Ghosttown Gramophone
Caffeine Patrol
Six Strings
525 North Center Street
Bloomington, IL
Doors @ 8pm
Showtime @ 9pm
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Vic Theatre with Los Lobos Webcast

Our show on Saturday night with Los Lobos at the Vic Theatre in Chicago will be webcast.  The program will start at 7pm CST with interviews from both bands.  The performances will start with Backyard Tire Fire at 8pm CST.

Watch the show @

If you’d like to watch the show the old fashion way, tickets are available here.

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WXRT broadcast of BTF Sunday Night Concert

WXRT is broadcasting this Sunday night at 8pm our 7/23/10 performance at the Double Door. Tune in at 93.1 WXRT or

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WHY Hunger Donations

We’re happy to announce that we’ll be donating proceeds during the month of August from all “Good to Be” single sales on iTunes and Amazon mp3 to WHY Hunger. So spread the word to purchase “Good to Be” and help fight hunger.

More about WHYHunger:
WhyHunger was founded in 1975 by the late musician and activist Harry Chapin and current Executive Director Bill Ayres to ask why. 35 years later, we address the root causes of hunger and poverty through our support of grassroots organizations who are creating self-reliance, economic justice, and equal access to nutritious and affordable food.

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Good to Be Official Video

If you dig the video don’t hesitate to post it to your Facebook profile.

Special thanks to our good friends Filipe Bessa and Nick Schwartz for pulling this together.

Full credits:
Directed by Filipe Bessa + Alessandro Soares + Nick Schwartz
Cinematography by Filipe Bessa
Edited by Alessandro Soares
Special thanks to Laughter Yoga in NYC (

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WXRT Recording July 23rd at Double Door

We’re excited to announce that WXRT will be recording our show at the Double Door this Friday, July 23rd for a future Sunday Night Concert. Join us for this special show that will live in the WXRT vaults forever. The show starts at 9pm with Brighton, MA playing first.

Buy tickets here:

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“Brady” video from Sun Studio Sessions

Sun Studio Sessions posted the first video from our set with them. The full program will air on PBS in 2011:

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Opening for Buddy Guy, ZZ Top + WXRT welcomes to Chicago on July 23rd

We’re excited to announce a number of new dates including:

  • June 18th opening for Buddy Guy in Peoria – BUY TICKETS
  • June 23rd opening for ZZ Top at US Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington – BUY TICKETS
  • July 23rd WXRT Presents at Double Door in Chicago – BUY TICKETS (onsale on 6/11 @ 12pm CDT)
  • August 7th Farm Fest in Kinsman IL
  • August 20th River Roots Live in Davenport
  • September 24th WYEP presents in Pittsburgh
  • Plus a return to Missoula, Bozeman, Sheboygan, and our first shows in Driggs, ID, Aberdeen SD, Sioux City IA. We’ll be announcing a number of more dates for the fall in the coming weeks.Click over to the tourdates page for a complete list, ticket links and more info.
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    Purchase Good to Be for only $5 on Amazon mp3 this month

    We’re excited that the editors at Amazon picked Good to Be as one of their 100 albums for $5 promotion in May.

    This means you can purchase Good to Be on mp3 for only $5 right now. Pick it up if you haven’t done so already and tell some friends.

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