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Hobart Tour

Tomorrow I begin my tour with my brothers Fred and Brodie at The Continental Club in Austin. We'll have a full band there-- though without cousin Rusty on drums, then the rest of the tour is as a trio. Hope to see y'all out there! Check out our SXSW show we did at ...

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Happy Holidays

It’s not just companies like HBO who help us do what we do, but each and every one of you who came to one or more of our shows, purchased any of our music, called radio stations requesting any of our songs, or recommended us to others you know. It all adds up to…us feeling very grateful and thankful. So, in that spirit we’d like to share a couple Christmas songs of us for you to have for these holidays. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/19740289/The%20World%20at%20Christmas%20Time%20%2B%20The%20Grinch.zip

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HBO’s Treme’ Bonus

Okay, that was fun. We had a great time at the house watching the show with some of our closest friends and all their dogs.  We made more hot dogs than we needed, but most of them still got eaten.  Many of our guests have not been following Treme', so it was cool to watch ...

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New Just Believe It Americana Remixes have arrived

Hey y'all, the remixed version of Just Believe It has arrived and going to Louisiana Music Factory bright and early for Jazz Fest time.  We'll get them loaded into our store page after the weekend, as well as on Bandcamp, Cdbaby, itunes, etc..  FYI, it's a mix that sounds akin to Lighthouse.

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CIV rehearsal blogging and video to come…

We already had a preliminary rehearsal for the May 7 CIVs with some of our local rhythm section and were given direct evidence that this is going to be an amazing show.  Vicki, John, and Bob and company will be here WED night. Our first rehearsal with everyone will be Thursday.  We're going to video ...

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Treme’ Casting Call for our fans

We'll be filming this Wednesday, March 30, on HBO's series Treme'. They would rather pay our actual fans as extras than just hired extras through the agency. So, if you can be in New Orleans early Wednesday (TBA), send your name and number to the email at the end of my message. ...

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The Hobart Brothers w/Lil’ Sis

The Hobart Brothers + Lil Sis Hobart (Me, Freedy Johnston, and Jon Dee graham) have made a beautiful, sad, funny, creepy CD that we are all very proud of and now are raising funds in order to release it to the arms of the world. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thehobartbrothers/the-hobart-brothers-lil-sis-hobarts-debut-record

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A Very Mary Russmas Gig Christmas night

Come celebrate some special band birthdays (Mary 12/25, Russ 12/26) with us Christmas night at the Old Point Bar on Algiers Point (New Orleans)!  We'll kick off the night with a set of Christmas songs, followed by a set of whatever Mary wants us to play, then after midnight, we'll begin Russ' birthday set ...

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Tour blog and live radio broadcasts

Hey y'all, We're 6 days into our tour and having a great time.  I have a minute so I thought I'd update y'all on some events that recently got added to our tour;  three live radio broadcasts, an Lighthouse art auction and a record store performance.  We posted all the details on the Tour page.  So, ...

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River of Love Video

Susan Cowsill, River of Love, from her CD Lighthouse Louise Palanker did an awesome job putting this together. Thank you Louise! We're gearing up for a ton of October dates, so go to our tour page and see if you can make it to any of our shows! I hope to ...

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