In just less than a month I will be joining three incredible songwriters, instrumentalists, and composers on a 20 city tour in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Lithuania, and Slovenia!
This year we will have Daisy Chapmann join us, the original three, Rachelle Garniez, Kyrie Kristmanson, and my solo project Ashia & the Bison Rouge along with 2 violinists and a bassist. My sweet violinist Olga Kwiatek from Wroclaw, PL!!
I will have a very special compilation CD with original artwork exclusively printed (only 100 copies!) for this American Songbirds Festival Tour including new songs! Please check the calendar for details and find your city below!!
AMERICAN SONGBIRDS „Sing me a song“ Tour Dates 2015
5.3. Regensburg Alte Mälzerei
6.3. Langenau Pfleghofsaal
7.3. Ravensburg Zehntscheuer
8.3. CH – Bern Bee-flat
9.3. A – Innsbruck Treibhaus
10.3. Slo – Ljubjana Cankarjev Dom
11.3. A – Wien Sargfabrik
12.3. München Ampere
13.3. Bad Homburg Kulturbahnhof
14.3. Schweich Synagoge
15.3. Stuttgart Theaterhaus
17.3. Bremen Schlachthof
18.3. Lich Kino Traumstein
19.3. Hamburg The Box
20.3. Hannover Pavillon
21.3. Osnabrück Cinema Arthouse/Blue Note
22.3. Wuppertal Börse
24.3. Bielefeld Forum
25.3. Berlin Admiralspalast
26.3. Halle/Saale Operncafe
28.3. Lituania – Vilnius Russian Dramos Theater
29.3. Lituania – Kaunas VDU Hall
We are recording a new album of ‘cello songs’ with just layers of cello, violin, ukulele, and vocals.
It will sound like how we do live, so we are very excited.
Seven Songs have been recorded and we have five that are ready to be mixed! We want to have it finished by January or February the latest! The songs and themes will cover ancestry, roots, the earth, love.. you know what us Bison live for.
You can pre-order the New Album for how much you want ($1-$100 or Euros or whatever currency) by clicking on our noses!! Thank-you!!
Basically in ‘Der Helle Wahnsinn’ (Sheer Madness) I’m treating acrobat patients as a Nun-Nurse two years after WWII in a German psychological institution musical play…
… all while playing the cello and singing.
I’ve always wanted to be a therapist, now I have a chance!
My favorite patient, Punka (played by David Periera), is a gypsy boy I saved from the streets. His entire family was killed by Nazis and he survived by wearing women’s clothing. He expresses is loss and desires in a contortion dance and aerial hoop.
I dislike a new patient, Heymann (Jack Woodhead), who wants to create a Cabaret Revue with all the patients and make a star out of Punka.
It seems like childs play until an American Producer, Mr. Wonderland, wants to see Punka and recruit him for his own show… of course I don’t want to lose Punka.
Will Mr. Wonderland take Punka away? Will I stay with Punka?
Come see the show at the Wintergarten Berlin!
We have an amazing band of 5 people with instruments (Matt Voodoo, Tobias Tinker, Lukas Thieman, Jack Woodhead): guitar, bass, cello, accordion, trumpet, french horn, piano, ukulele, drums, percussion.. yeah.. do the math- its amazing.
And an amazing cast with artists from Base Berlin, Komische Oper Berlin, Cirque du Soleil directed by Markus Pabst.
Hitching up the Cello, Backpack, and CDs for a train ride tour along with a new Violinist Simon Kluth for the Czech Republic Run! Olga Kwiatek will be joining me for Apropos Club and Nowa Cafe in Poland!!!
Ola Kwiatek, My sweet violinist from Wroclaw, PL and I will be touring with 3 other sensational singer-songwriters from N.America as the American Songbirds.
Come out to these shows! We’d love to see you! Its our first ever ‘West European’ Tour at incredible venues and has always been in our dreams to do this!
11.3 Wroclaw, PL – Nowa Cafe
13.3 Karlsruhe, DE – Tollhaus
14.3 Salzburg, AU – Jazzit
15.3 Wien, AU – Sargfabrik
17.3 Mainz (Frankfurt) – Frankfurter Hof
18.3 Stuttgart – Theaterhaus
19.3 Freiburg – Jazzhaus
20.3 Friedrichshafen – Caserne
21.3 Inglostadt – Bürgerhaus
22.3 Saarburg – Evangelische Kirche
23.3 Erlangen – E-Werk
25.3 Kiel – Kulturforum
26.3 Bremen – Schlachthof
27.3 Halle/Saale – Objekt 5
28.3 Neustadt a Rübenberge (Hannover)- Schloß Landestrost
29.3 Nörten-Hardenberg – Hardenberg Atrium
30.3 Bochum – Christuskirche
31.3 Koblenz – Cafe Hahn
2.4 Hamburg – Nochtspeicher
3.4 Berlin – Passionskirche