Category Archives: Blog

Chapel Hill, B’ham, Nashville

I have a lot to share about the last 2+ weeks but am running short on time right now so will just share this video from our day in Nashville. After having an awesome show in Birmingham and staying up too late with our dear friend and host Sonny, we sleepily drove to Nashville ...

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Band page update

Okay, I finally completed my questionare on our band page!  I wasn't holding out or trying to be fashionably late or anything, just busy and not getting around to it.  The night Brendon and Ryan were hanging out with us in the hotel room (see earlier blog post), they took an interest in the whole concept and ...

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Vernon, TX with my family

Paul, Ryan, Brendon, and Dennis (Gardner, photographer/friend) came back to our room ("Susa and Ross") after the gig tonight. So, here we are... after the classic car show's big performance (Cowsills) in the town's beautiful theater. Okay, Russ is going to type b/c he's faster. Russ:  Y'all say something for the blog. Paul: Tell 'em that I ...

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Flower Girl audience participation

For years, the best audience participation during our version of The Rain, the Park, and Other Things has been Enoch's Pub in Monroe and Fitzgerald's (the pub area) during their American Music Festival a few years back.   Many great ones, but those two were singing ALL the background parts loud enough so we could hear ...

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Song for Gulfaid.org

This isn't necessarily a blog but I don't know where else to post it.  This is a song I recorded with John Boutte, Paul Sanchez, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and more one day while we were home briefly last month.  We recorded it live at Preservation Hall. No A/C.  Hot.  Awesome. Really ...

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Willows Lodge, Woodenville, WA

A stripped down version of the band using me, Russ, and Sam was hired to play for the folks at Play Network on their big annual meeting at the fabulous Willows Lodge. After a long day of travel it was SO nice to finally get into our rooms.  The fact that they were exceptionally nice ...

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Seattle…with Chrissie Hynde

Busy busy.  As soon as we got back from our Midwest trip, we flew up to NY to do a mini-tour with my brothers/The Cowsills-which includes Russ and Mary, as well as my nephews Brendon and Ryan Cowsill.  All the shows were amazing and so much fun.  The after0-show meet-and-greets in the lobby of each ...

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Chateu Chantal

Yesterday, Russ and Sam spent 4 hours kayaking and swimming in Lake Michigan...without sunscreen!!  "But it was cloudy" they said to me.  What is it about Summer that turns grown men into 9 year old boys?  We've had a wonderful 4 days off and it's time to get back to work, but not before we ...

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St. Louis

Hey y'all, it's Russ and Susan checking in with you from beautiful St. Louis. We're here with Sam, Jack, and Mary and have been having an absolute blast so far.  And, we've only been out for 2 days!  Night before last ...

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My first blog- I’m a big girl now

Welcome to my first blog.  I'm not really prepared but happy to be here.  This is just a tester for Russ and me.  We hope you like our new website.  Russ and Jason have worked really hard on it, so they deserve props.  It's the night before we prepare to leave on tour so I ...

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