October 30, 2019

Tricks & Treats: Halloween Variety Show

Spooky good new artists are joining the Slambovians for our pop-up Halloween show at the Towne Crier Thurs nite… Check out our mega-talented friends! Watch below…

Video reel of ‘buzzworthy’ new artists at Halloween Variety Show hosted by the Slambovian Circus of Dreams in Beacon, NY Oct 31, 2019 at the Towne Crier. ARTISTS: Belle of the FallDio TadinT.S. TadinMimi LongoThe Slambovian Circus of Dreams.
EVENT INFO: Showtime 7 pm.

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September 5, 2019

UK Tour 2019 – Step Outta Time

Award-winning videographer Matt Abourezk was invited to play drums for a summer 2019 10-show UK tour with his all-time favorite band, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams. While on tour, he set his camera up at a few of the shows and videotaped the performances. This song from the tour is “Step Outta Time”. (Audio is from the Linton Festival, and video from five different venues in the UK). Matt says “Special thanks to the Slambovians, John Warner (for graciously providing some extra video footage of the Linton Festival) and to my buddy, the incredible RJ Mac Cárthaigh who also shared this tour experience with me as the UK Bass player.”

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August 12, 2019

Don’t Miss Us In Relix This Month!!! “I Know Where the Beez Have Gone!”

July 19 – Surprise! We let the “Beez” loose today!! Check out our new single I Know Where the Beez Have Gone, RELEASED TODAY on Spotify and featured on RELIX MAGAZINE’S Digital Sampler for the July/August issue! LISTEN, SHARE with friends, and add it to YOUR summer playlists!

Click on the image above to go right to the song or read about all the playlist artists in this month’s issue of Relix, including us!

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July 31, 2019

‘Kickin’ Up A Soundstorm’ – New Band Documentary!

This weekend at The Falcon Ridge Folk Festival we’re celebrating the release of ‘Kickin’ Up A Soundstorm’ – a new music documentary that features us with everyone in the Dance Tent last summer, The Immortal Jellyfish of Slambovia, a bit of band history shared for the first time – and some really cool interviews!!! This new DVD and our new UK EP will be a Festival Exclusive!!! A Victor Moore Film. #newmusic #festival #beez #musicdocumentary

Kickin’ Up A Sound Storm (Promo) from Showset Productions on Vimeo.

Liner Notes: A music/documentary by filmmaker Victor Moore capturing the performance of The Slambovian Circus of Dreams at New York’s Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in 2018 in the Dance Tent. Interviews with founding members of the band reveal the never heard history of the band from the beginning. The story is enhanced by fans, friends and a performance that caught the ‘lightning in a bottle’ – that elusive magic that comes when the audience and performers become one in a transcendant timeless moment. Welcome to Slambovia!

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July 2, 2019


Just took off for the UK!

It’s been 3 years since our last tour of the UK, everyone is really psyched on both sides of ‘the pond’!!! The tour is from July 4th – July 16 with ten shows in twelve days!!!

In addition to Joziah, Tink and Sharkey, we have a new rhythm section for this tour – two lifelong Slambovian fans: bassist RJ MacCárthaigh & veteran rock drummer Matt Abourezk (drummer with the band Thin White Rope). We just finished the new EP in time for the tour and it will be available at our shows.

“We thought it was time to go visit the Queen on the 4th and let her know we’re doing alright!” – Joziah says…


July 4 Bradford
We kick off our tour at the Black Dyke Mills Heritage Venue. Seating is cabaret style and food can be ordered at the in-house cafe. Support comes from The Hayes Sisters, known for their intuitive harmonies and songwriting. Tickets available HERE.

July 5 Sheffield
The Greystones – an intimate venue in the popular Sheffield pub. Though not the band’s first trip to Sheffield, it will be our first time at Greystone’s. Yorkshire-based singer songwriter Scott Wainwright will be opening. Tickets available HERE.

July 6 Ross-On-Wye
Our beloved Linton Festival is hosting us for the fourth time. This three-day festival features some great acts. Spend the whole weekend! We’re headlining on Saturday. Festival website and tickets HERE.

July 7 Duffield
Another festival – The Eyes Have It Festival. In its fifth year, the festival features a mixture of rock, pop, ska, and blues in an idyllic setting. Festival website and tickets HERE.

July 9 Morecambe
The Platform is situated in a restored Edwardian railway station on Morecambe promenade – right on Morecambe Bay. Come spend the day and take in the show that evening. Blackpool-based band We Are Troubadour opens the show. Tickets available HERE.

July 11 Milton Keynes
Our fourth visit to The Stables! This beautiful theater is one of the UK’s leading live music venues and we’re very happy to be returning. Tickets available HERE.

July 12 Lewisham
We swing down to London to visit our good friend Ron Chisholm at the The Fox and Firkin. Ron was our driver for many UK tours and tonight he plays the role of host! This is the only London show on the tour – don’t miss it! Support provided by multi-instrumentalist duo The Kimberleys. Tickets available HERE.

July 13 Pocklington
Our UK tours often include a stop in Pocklington, and this year is no different. We’re at The Platform Festival on Saturday. Great lineup! Festival website and tickets HERE.

July 14 Poynton
We’re at the Blue Funk Rhythm and Blues Club at the Poynton Legion. Very much looking forward to playing this well-respected club. Support provided by George (Borowski) and Mora. Tickets available HERE.

July 15 Penistone
We close out the tour at Cubley Hall. VIP tickets that include a hotel suite and front row seats sold out in the first week. Still some tickets avaialable for the show. Don’t delay. Local band Crazy Heart opens the show. Tickets available HERE.

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June 11, 2019

‘The Never Was’

We finished the final mix of a song for the new album on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. ‘The Never Was’, a tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on that day, and throughout the ages. Here is a small part of it for you to hear…
A special thank you to producer Dio Tadin, who has been at our side and a great ally in the Slambovian Culture Wars, down in the creative trenches – that’s what doing an album requires!
We’ll be playing ‘The Never Was’ and other new ones at at this weekend’s shows – spread the word!
Rams Head On Stage, Thursday June 13 – Annapolis, MD
The Tin Pan, Friday June 14 – Richmond, VA

For you northerners, see you at the Clearwater Festival in the Dance Tent Sunday…

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April 16, 2019

This Weekend in MA – Iron Horse June 1st, Passim June 2nd

This weekend the band is at Northampton’s Iron Horse Music Hall Saturday June 1, 7:00 pm. Then on to Cambridge for a Slambovian Underground show at Club Passim on Sunday, June 2, 7:30 pm. For more info about the trio show, see below…

Band members Joziah Longo, Tink Lloyd and Sharkey McEwen appear in a limited number of engagements this year as The Slambovian Underground – a trio that performs a full complement of Slambovian standards plus some special material rarely heard at full band shows. Longo’s original and compelling songwriting combine with McEwen’s engaging electric guitar work and Lloyd’s multi-instrumental touches in an intimate setting.  These shows offers a rare opportunity to take a peek behind the “Slambovian Curtain,” to experience the inner workings and essential music-making of the original creative core of the band in a relaxed setting with artists and friends.

The Slambovian Underground had their debut performance at Club Passim in Cambridge in December 2018 and were immediately booked for a return engagement in June! Don’t miss out on a chance to hear this format that is getting a lot of buzz right now!

Saturday, June 1st, 2019 7:00 PM
Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center St Northampton, MA 01060
PH: 413-586-8686

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 8:00 PM
Slambovian Underground
Club Passim
47 Palmer St Cambridge, MA
PH: 617-492-7679
TICKETS: https://tinyurl.com/slamunderground-passim
CLUB: http://www.clubpassim.org

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April 4, 2019

U.K. Tour & Travel Blanket

🇬🇧 U.K. Tour: The Slambovian’s UK tour is really shaping up to be a jam-packed 2 weeks. We’ll be in the U.K. from July 4-15. Check out www.slambovia.com/shows for dates and details – or see links below. Can’t wait to get back to the U.K., we’ve missed our friends across the pond!

Trans-Slam Travel Blanket: Proceeds go toward funding our U.K. Tour 🇬🇧 (travel expenses to be exact) – so feel free to donate a bit extra if you’re so inclined).This has been selling so fast at shows we can hardly keep them in stock! Super soft 50″ x 60″ knit. Grab one HERE at our store. (SEE PICTURE BELOW!)

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March 15, 2019

Happy St Paddy’s Day Everyone! We’ll be dusting off a few of our fave Celtic tunes (Tell Me Ma, Raglan Road) for this weekend’s shows. See you at Daryl’s House Club Saturday March 16 and Sunday March 17 at The Cooperage in PA for St Patrick’s Day… – Tink #stpatricksday#celticmusic

Saturday, March 16th, 2019 8:00 PM
Daryl’s House Club 845-289-0185

Sunday, March 17th, 2019 5:00 PM
Riverfolk Concerts-The Cooperage Honesdale, PA


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March 7, 2019

The Dream Team Mixing Up The Majick!

Mixing up the majick at Dio’s studio this week with Sharkey and Joziah… Final tracking happening and starting to mix the album, the working title – “A Very Unusual Head”.






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February 14, 2019

Montreal This Weekend!

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February 13, 2019

Great North American Rock, Roots & Folksomeness Coming Your Way, Canada!

Heading up to Montreal Feb 14 – 17, 2019 for the Folk Alliance International Conference. Showcase of top artists by The Roots Agency, a fantastic lineup! Hosted by the unfathomable Vance Gilbert. 10:30 pm – 2:30 am. So stoked to be playing with friends, The Roots Agency artists James MaddockAdam Ezra Group, Alisa Amador. Also, we’ll be doing some under the radar playing with Banjo Nickaru Friday night, and fun covers at Dan Navarro’s Cantina Saturday night.( Dan Navarro Music) PS – Sharkey’s lending his extraordinary guitar skills to Eliza Gilkyson Saturday! #fai2019

The Gordon Lightfoot Room – #213
• Vance Gilbert MC 10:30 PM – 1:30 AM
• James Maddock 10:30 – 11:15
• Slambovian Circus of Dreams 11: 30 – 12:15
• Adam Ezra Group 12:30 – 1:15
• Alisa Amador 1:30 – 2:15

The Roots Agency
Tim Drake |Nicholas DiSpagna
201-263-9200 | www.therootsagency.com


“The cool end of Americana” – Maverick Magazine, UK

“Rootsy psychedelica” – Elmore Magazine, NY

“They take the stage by storm!” – NY Times

“One of the finest American bands” – All Music

“More than a concert, an encounter…” – Levitt Concert Series, NY

“Love the band and their music”  – Dave Pegg, Fairport Convention, Jethro Tull

“Longo is an awesome songwriter” – Garth Hudson, The Band

Great songs and a whole lotta heart!” – Meg Griffin, SiriusXM

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February 11, 2019



It’s official! We’ll be back in the U.K. this July. We’re very excited to return – it’s been three years and we’ve been really  missing our U.K. fans. It’s going to be a great time!

Check out these dates and book your tickets soon – many of the venues could sell out.


Date: July 4
Venue: Black Dyke Mills Heritage Venue
City: Bradford, BD13 1QA
Ticket Link: http://skiddle.com/e/13447331


Date: July 5
Venue: The Greystones
City: Sheffield, S11 7BS
Ticket Link: www.wegottickets.com/event/460081 


Date: July 6
Venue: Linton Festival
City: Ross-on-Wye, HR9 7AY
Ticket Link: www.lintonfestival.org


Date: July 7
Venue: The Eyes Have It Festival
City: Duffield, DE56 4BA
Ticket Link: www.tehi.co.uk 


Date: July 9
Venue: The Platform
City: Morecambe, LA4 4DB
Ticket Link: https://www.lancaster.gov.uk/sport-and-leisure/the-platform

Date: July 11
Venue: The Stables
City: Milton Keynes, MK17 8LU
Ticket Link: https://stables.org


Date: July 12
Venue: The Fox and Firkin
City: Lewisham, SE13 6JZ
Ticket Link: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/464064


Date: July 13
Venue: Platform Festival
City: Pocklington, YO42 2AH
Ticket Link: www.platformfestival.net 


Date: July 14
Venue: Blue Funk Club (Poynton Legion Club)
City: Poynton, SK12 1JY
Ticket Link: http://bluefunkclub.wixsite.com/blues/gig-list


Date: July 15
Venue: Cubley Hall
City: Penistone, S36 9DF
Ticket Link: General Admission £15 Adv  £15 On The Day
VIP PAIR of Tkts to include Front Row Priority Seats + En Suite Double B&B Room at Cubley Hall  Limited to 8 Pairs.£110

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January 22, 2019

Special Event: Jan 25 @ The Falcon in Marlborough, NY

MSL/The Slambovian Circus of Dreams
Friday, January 25, 2019 at 8 PM – 10 PM 
Live at The Falcon
1348 Route 9W, Marlboro, New York 12542

SPECIAL EVENT: The Slambovian Circus of Dreams and MSL share the Main Stage at The Falcon in Marlborough, NY on Friday, January 25th 8 pm – the first time at The Falcon for the Slambovians and a return to roots for Mimi who celebrates the release of her new album, “Fated/Faded”.
MSL (pronounced missile) is the latest incarnation of Mimi Sun Longo, whose projects have included MimiSun (’08), Higher Animals(’11), We Got Whales(’15), and now, MSL + KYO, with no end in sight for our expectations of MSL. “Vocalist Mimi Sun Longo croons like a majestic songbird in a technicolor jungle.” – Deli Magazine NY.

SEE VIDEO: SHe tOok Your♥

The Falcon | No Tickets | No Cover | Donations Encouraged | Support Living Artists!
Reserve your Main Stage table for dining, call 845-236-7970, staff member will return voicemail to confirm.

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December 21, 2018

Our secret project is now live! We’ve created a PATREON to support Joziah in his creative endeavors! Lots of fun rewards for patrons and a way to help keep Slambovia strong for all of us! Check it out HERE

~ Crystal Sarakas, of the good Witches of Slambovia

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