Aug
12

from our friend Peter Mulvey:

ONLINE SHOW: NEW RECORD IN FULL, REQUESTS, Q&A I’m going to play live, online, for a couple hours this coming Sunday (Aug. 13), from a hotel room in Escanaba, Michigan. I’ll play all of “Are You Listening?”, my latest record, in order, and every few songs I’ll answer questions on the chat window. And then I’ll do requests for another hour, and keep up the Q&A. This is for everyone […]

Oct
18

a note from our friend John McEuen

a note from John McEuen: Made in Brooklyn is my best record in 25 years, on Chesky Records. This quality label specializes in hi-definition recording and is what I > have been hoping to find: a process that reproduces music that sounds like > it does when you are playing it. Using ONE microphone, a special binaural mic, all the players and singers circle it, and after balancing where people […]

Oct
18

Week Three of Fall 2016 series

Gather with friends at Tales Our Fall series resumes this week with return performances by our friends Jackie Bristow and Kenny White. Both of them are out touring to promote brand new record releases. Jackie’s new album, Shot of Gold, was released in her native New Zealand and Australia this past spring to rave reviews, and just came out in the U.S. a couple weeks ago. It was produced by […]

Feb
18

Great start to spring series with Glen Phillips – next up, Poltz!

What a great beginning to our Spring concert season – last week with Glen Phillips. In the warm and intimate setting of “the Tavern,” Phillips’ not only showed off his impressive guitar-playing and singing, including renditions of many of his mega-hits from his Toad the Wet Sprocket days,  but he revealed a humor and vulnerability that helped forge a genuine personal connection with the sold-out crowd at The Maverick Saloon. […]

Feb
06

Welcome to Year 14 of Tales from the Tavern

From the very get-go, Tales from the Tavern has been a venue with a point of view. Our focus has always been on a special class of musician; namely, the singer-songwriters, poets, philosophers and storytellers who are of the troubadour tradition; road warriors who make their way and their living traveling around playing original music, gathering all sorts of experiences in all sorts of situations. These are the ones we […]