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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River of Love: Susan Cowsill at French Quarter Fest

This is a hard story to put into words since it’s not mine to tell, but Susan Cowsill has a way of giving you a window into the heart of

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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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Los Angeles Times: Ann Powers picks 25 songs..

Susan Cowsill, “River of Love,” from "Lighthouse": This ragingly heartbroken version of a song by her brother Barry, who died in Hurricane Katrina, anchors Cowsill’s fierce tribute to the family’s adopted hometown. Deeper cuts: Ann Powers picks 25 songs ...

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The Blurt Top 50

2010 IN REVIEW: The Blurt Top 50 50. Susan Cowsill - Lighthouse (Threadhead) WE SAID: The songs on Lighthouse are guided by two themes - loss and hope. Both have been a part of ...

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Cincinatti City Beat

ROCK GETS BETTER AT 50 (AND OLDER TOP 10 of 2010) By Steven Rosen, CityBeat Lighthouse by Susan Cowsill (51) Too few people know ...

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The Boot

Susan Cowsill Brings Rich Textures to Americana Posted Dec 8th 2010 8:00AM by Nancy Dunham Susan Cowsill

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The Big Take-Over

11/10/10 (issue No. 67) The youngest Cowsills member's second solo album is full of loss: her adopted home-town of New Orleans' destruction by Hurricane Katrina and the deaths of friends and family (brothers Barry and Billy).  Her vocal huskiness accents the poignancy of the lyrics; I defy anyone to listen to "Could This Be Home" without ...

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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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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 ...

Continue Reading »

River of Love: Susan Cowsill at French Quarter Fest

This is a hard story to put into words since it’s not mine to tell, but Susan Cowsill has a way of giving you a window into the heart of

Continue Reading »

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. ...

Continue Reading »

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

Continue Reading »

Los Angeles Times: Ann Powers picks 25 songs..

Susan Cowsill, “River of Love,” from "Lighthouse": This ragingly heartbroken version of a song by her brother Barry, who died in Hurricane Katrina, anchors Cowsill’s fierce tribute to the family’s adopted hometown. Deeper cuts: Ann Powers picks 25 songs ...

Continue Reading »

The Blurt Top 50

2010 IN REVIEW: The Blurt Top 50 50. Susan Cowsill - Lighthouse (Threadhead) WE SAID: The songs on Lighthouse are guided by two themes - loss and hope. Both have been a part of ...

Continue Reading »

Cincinatti City Beat

ROCK GETS BETTER AT 50 (AND OLDER TOP 10 of 2010) By Steven Rosen, CityBeat Lighthouse by Susan Cowsill (51) Too few people know ...

Continue Reading »

The Boot

Susan Cowsill Brings Rich Textures to Americana Posted Dec 8th 2010 8:00AM by Nancy Dunham Susan Cowsill

Continue Reading »

The Big Take-Over

11/10/10 (issue No. 67) The youngest Cowsills member's second solo album is full of loss: her adopted home-town of New Orleans' destruction by Hurricane Katrina and the deaths of friends and family (brothers Barry and Billy).  Her vocal huskiness accents the poignancy of the lyrics; I defy anyone to listen to "Could This Be Home" without ...

Continue Reading »

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 ...

Continue Reading »

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