Holy Melville, is it really January 15th already? We are way behind on blog posts from the Dinosuar Jr. Anniversary shows AND our 2015 wrap up! Kindly stay tuned and meanwhile here are some fun things coming up soon featuring
The Whale Guitar! 2016 is quickly becoming an exciting year!
January and February Whale Guitar Events!
Saturday, January 16:
The Quahogs CD Release Show at The Columbus Theater!
After many late nights in the studio, The Quahogs are ready to release their new CD Sunny Waste! AND it's frontman Stev Delmonico's 25th birthday! So how are they celebrating? A CD release show at The Columbus Theater where they were recorded byEyeland Studios! Featuring some of their favorite bands and ...The Whale Guitar! The Quahogs have been great friends to our project - Stev Delmonico, Steve Donovan and John Faraone have all played it, and we we’re feeling super honored to be invited to be a part of this show!! Helping The Quahogs celebrate are Smith & Weeden and Hott Boyz so you know its gonna be a hotttttt nighttttt! And a sweet little homecoming for The Whale Guitar since Jesse Emmanuel Smith, Seamus Weeden and Dylan Sevey are veteran Whale Guitar players as is Hott Boyz’ wonderful Roz Raskin!
Upstairs at the Columbus Theatre
Doors at 8pm, show at 9pm
$10 advance, $12 day of show
Tickets on sale now here
All Ages, 21+ with ID to drink
Thursday Jan 21: Whale Guitar Show!
BURNSIDE INSIDE :: Wintersession Burnside Music Series
Aurora 4:30pm - 7pm
Every Thursday in January the breezy Burnside Park Music Series of summer moves inside for the winter freeze!
With music, a full bar, a featured brew and BBQ inpired snacks to help you unwind after work and thaw out from the chill!
On January 21 we'll be there with The Whale Guitar and special guest players!
Come in and hear guitarist and Ocean Alliance’s Environmental Science Intern Gregory Taylor!
He'll be driving down from Gloucester MA to play for you and chat about how Ocean Alliance is flying drones to conduct non-invasive
research on behalf of whales!
Next up will be Aurora’s own Stev Delmonico and his bandmate Steve Donovan fresh from The Quahog's CD Release Party!
Last but not least, BlowHole's Brian Jablonski evokes an ocean on pedal steel while Berke Marye takes The Whale Guitar on a journey of sound.
276 Westminster Street
Providence, Rhode Island
Please bring a little spare change to support the work of Ocean Alliance and/or purchase Whale Guitar tees and totes!
We even have some sweet kids sizes in ocean blue!
Thank you Downtown Providence Parks Conservatory and Aurora for your support!
Saturday, January 23:
Allysen Callery plays The Whale Guitar at AS220
with Two Selkies, Quarterly, and Longshoreman
We’ve been looking forward to having Allysen Callery play her unique finger picking style on The Whale Guitar for a long time! And its about to happen!
Cannot wait to hear her play her eerie alt-folk songs in her haunting voice with this unique
As if that isn’t special enough, the guitar’s builder, the amazing Rachel Rosenkrantz will also be performing that night with Two Selkies on a variety of acoustic folk intruments!! With extraordinary folk harpist Reed McLaren by her side, and Quarterly and Longshoreman sharing the bill, its going to be a night of captivating sounds.
AS220 Main Stage
95 Empire Street
Thursday, January 28, 8pm
The Whale Guitar’ own Jen Long at The Parlour's "Lonely Thursday"
with Becca Neveu, Alex Dutremble and Danielle Michelle Riley
Jen will be playing The Whale Guitar for a couple of songs in a solo set for The Parlour’s “Lonely Thursday” singer/songwriter night - maybe try out a new songs she hasn’t played out before. She'll be in good company with these fine players who are welcome to give the guitar a whirl!
So don't spend your Thursday night sitting home lonely.
Come down and see Jen and Becca Neveu, Alex Dutremble and Danielle Michelle Riley do their solo things! Presented by Intrinsic Events.
The Parlour Music & Food
1119 North Main Street
Providence, RI 02904
FAT TUESDAY, February 9:
Silverteeth and Sasha Dobson at NYC’s Mercury Lounge
Gabriela Rassi and
Bill Bartholomew are some of The Whale Guitar’s best friends and they are taking it to NYC so Bill can shred it at
The Mercury Lounge!!
P L U S when Gabriela told Sasha about The Whale Guitar Project and Ocean Alliance, Sasha said “I’m in!!!”
So guitarist/jazz singer/percussionist Sasha Dobson
(of Puss in Boots with Norah Jones and Cat Popper)
will be playing it during her set!!
AND IT'S FAT TUESDAY!
That crazy pinnacle of Mardi Gras!
As they say in New Orleans,
“Laissez les bons temps rouler!”
We’ll be rolling that good time spirit to rock NY!
Come and rock with us!
217 E Houston St.
New York, NY, 10002
So it’s a busy January and February for The Whale Guitar!
Hope you to see you out there at a show or four!
We are so happy to be actively promoting Ocean Alliance!
As it's our mission to rally support for their good science!
here is where we ask you to help fund their work:
Just go to www.whale.org and fill out their form!
NOTE! When they see a spike in donations and whale adoptions around our events, we know we made an impact! And you can make that super clear if you type in The Whale Guitar Project in the tribute box when you donate – just to let them know you were inspired by our project!
Thank you for your whale love!!