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Uncle Earl Reunion 

 
 


My  stringband Uncle Earl is about to embark on our first tour in five years! Find ticket links on my Tour Page

^ 8/29 – Nashville, TN – City Winery 
^ 8/31 – Asheville, NC – The Grey Eagle (Low Ticket Alert) 
^ 9/1 – Alexandria, VA – The Birchmere 
9/2 – Woodstown, NJ – The Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival 
9/3 – Charlestown, RI – Rhode Island Rhythm & Roots Festival 
9/4 – Cleveland, OH – Music Box Supper Club 
^ Anna & Elizabeth open.

Plus these Internet appearances:
8/25 – NPR Music Facebook Live w/ Ann Powers – Time TBA.
8/26Bluegrass Situation Facebook Live – 3:30pm EDT.
8/28Kristin's 4th Sunday Concert Window Series – 8pm EDT.   
 
This tour will feature 
Abigail Washburn, KC Groves, Rayna Gellert & myself. Uncle Earl had various members over the years but this was the crew that toured and recorded together in the years of our two albums for Rounder Records. Catch up on the band here: www.uncleearl.net. See you next week!

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  • Gonna get out my fiddle / rosin up the bow. @stephiecoleman #uncleearlreunion #returnoftheprodigalfiddle
    Gonna get out my fiddle / rosin up the bow. @stephiecoleman #uncleearlreunion #returnoftheprodigalfiddle
  • Jay Starling. Inadvertently rendered by Paul Kowert. @jaybama1 @haaskowerttice @thelovecanon
    Jay Starling. Inadvertently rendered by Paul Kowert. @jaybama1 @haaskowerttice @thelovecanon
  • Mary Bragg. Listen to her sing.
    Mary Bragg. Listen to her sing.
  • Finally caught a Scott Miller show tonight. Great songs. @bassgirl1976 @revoltingstolting #nashville
    Finally caught a Scott Miller show tonight. Great songs. @bassgirl1976 @revoltingstolting #nashville
  • Working the late shift with @dawnlandes. "Is it too much to ask / Could you hand me that glass?"
    Working the late shift with @dawnlandes. "Is it too much to ask / Could you hand me that glass?"
  • Home means I get to sit in my own kitchen chair and groove out with @vishtenmusique. 👞👞👟👟#goderichcelticfestival #podorhythmie #lastweekendgram @pastelleleblanc @emmanuelleleblanc cc: @mattolwell @jabari_exum @shannonbdunne @dancefuse @_becky_hill_ @sbleahy @young_emma @yannfalquet
    Home means I get to sit in my own kitchen chair and groove out with @vishtenmusique. 👞👞👟👟#goderichcelticfestival #podorhythmie #lastweekendgram @pastelleleblanc @emmanuelleleblanc cc: @mattolwell @jabari_exum @shannonbdunne @dancefuse @_becky_hill_ @sbleahy @young_emma @yannfalquet
  • In Vegas. Do I gamble with a one-armed bandit or put $20 on a sure bet?#rhetoticalquestion #lowriskinvestment #countrystar #gonnagofar @courtchy11 @valcourrecords @jasavoy
    In Vegas. Do I gamble with a one-armed bandit or put $20 on a sure bet?#rhetoticalquestion #lowriskinvestment #countrystar #gonnagofar @courtchy11 @valcourrecords @jasavoy
  • People I love.
    People I love.
  • Met @atreewithrootsmusic last night. I'm looking forward to watching their roots music documentaries, including a film on Louisiana featuring @feufolletband @kc_jones_87 @courtchy11 and more pals.
    Met @atreewithrootsmusic last night. I'm looking forward to watching their roots music documentaries, including a film on Louisiana featuring @feufolletband @kc_jones_87 @courtchy11 and more pals.
  • It's not every tour that leaves me feeling refreshed. Big thanks to @jaymestone @sumaiajackson & @mightyjoephillips for the vibes and @vocogal & @margaret_glaspy for vocal inspirations along the way. #lomaxproject #goderichcelticfestival
    It's not every tour that leaves me feeling refreshed. Big thanks to @jaymestone @sumaiajackson & @mightyjoephillips for the vibes and @vocogal & @margaret_glaspy for vocal inspirations along the way. #lomaxproject #goderichcelticfestival
  • Our very green greenroom at the #TorontoMusicGarden. This photo was captured by a bicyclist who let us share his shade tree. @jaymestone @sumaiajackson #lomaxproject #gamefaceon
    Our very green greenroom at the #TorontoMusicGarden. This photo was captured by a bicyclist who let us share his shade tree. @jaymestone @sumaiajackson #lomaxproject #gamefaceon
  • Hello #greatsaltlake.
    Hello #greatsaltlake.
  • @raynagellert & I made a video! Link in profile. ++ We play with @hamer.jefferson tomorrow in #SaltLakeCity and Thursday in #Ogden. See my web site for details. ++ 📹 : @korbykorby
    @raynagellert & I made a video! Link in profile. ++ We play with @hamer.jefferson tomorrow in #SaltLakeCity and Thursday in #Ogden. See my web site for details. ++ 📹 : @korbykorby
  • I look dubious, but swimming in #LakeHuron was a great idea. #goderichcelticfestival @jaymestone @sumaiajackson
    I look dubious, but swimming in #LakeHuron was a great idea. #goderichcelticfestival @jaymestone @sumaiajackson
  • View from stage at #davidpecautsquare #toronto. Headed to #heliconianhall now for the 4pm gig. @jaymestone #lomaxproject @sumaiajackson @mightyjoephillips .
    View from stage at #davidpecautsquare #toronto. Headed to #heliconianhall now for the 4pm gig. @jaymestone #lomaxproject @sumaiajackson @mightyjoephillips .
  • I was honored to teach at @planet.bluegrass #RockygrassAcademy last week. It's a brilliant camp and a family reunion all in one. 🏅🎻⛺️
    I was honored to teach at @planet.bluegrass #RockygrassAcademy last week. It's a brilliant camp and a family reunion all in one. 🏅🎻⛺️
  • Cheers to a week in Ontario with @jaymestone and the Lomax Project. Really excited to start rehearsing with these guys. Tour dates at www.jaymestone.com. @sumaiajackson #instagramlessjoe
    Cheers to a week in Ontario with @jaymestone and the Lomax Project. Really excited to start rehearsing with these guys. Tour dates at www.jaymestone.com. @sumaiajackson #instagramlessjoe
  • Said farewell to my g'Earls this morning. See you in Nashville 8/29! 📷 : @josiehoggard
    Said farewell to my g'Earls this morning. See you in Nashville 8/29! 📷 : @josiehoggard
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