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December 4, 2018

SNOW Is On The Way!!! Christmas Tour 2018!

This weekend begins our ‘A Very Slambovian Christmas’ Tour for 2018. We have a record breaking NINE Christmas shows this year – hoping to see a lot of our fans and friends at a venue near you!

“Like a snowball full of heart and unabashed beauty with songs of hope and resistant joy.” – Jambase.com
Shows throughout the Northeast: NJ, CT, NY, MA, PA
#christmas #holidaymusic #christmassongs

Descending from the snow-filled highlands of upstate New York, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams has a sack full of holiday cheer and music for everyone at their ‘Very Slambovian Christmas Show’, touring the northeast this month and finishing with a New Year’s Eve~Eve show at World Café Live in Philadelphia on December 30th.


Hope we can ‘flip your switch’ and turn on the holiday spirit this month!

Peace and joy to everyone…

The Slambovian Circus of Dreams

See Full CONCERT SCHEDULE at slambovia.com
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Thursday, December 6 – Cambridge, MA
PASSIM
Joziah, Sharkey and Tink bring an ‘Unplugged’ version of the Christmas show to the legendary Club Passim. This iconic folk venue in Harvard Square is a wonderful listening room, and the rare Slambovian trio combination is not to be missed. Show starts at 8:00. Get tickets HERE.

Friday, December 7 – Old Saybrook, CT
THE KATE
Full band show at The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center.  We have a long tradition of performing our Christmas show at this beautiful venue. Show starts at 8:00. Get tickets HERE.

Saturday, December 8 – Blairstown, NJ
ROY’S HALL
Full band at Roy’s Hall.This historic theater is beautiful and Blairstown is a great little town to explore. All in all the perfect location for a Christmas show! This is also an 8:00 show. Tickets HERE.
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Friday, December 14 – Fairfield CT
FTC @STAGE ONE
Full band at Fairfield Theatre Company (Stage One.) This is a small, intimate theater and tickets will go fast. Show starts at 7:45. Tickets HERE.

Saturday, December 15 – Northampton, MA
THE IRON HORSE
We return to The Iron Horse for another full band show. The Iron Horse has a great menu and there are no bad seats in the house. Hope to see a lot of our Vermont fans here in addition to our Western, MA contingent! Show starts at 7:00. Tickets HERE.

Tuesday, December 18 – Utica, NY
DOROTHY SMITH CENTER – BENEFIT FOR REFUGEES
We had such a nice experience with our friends from Utica this summer, that we decided to do a Christmas show together! The show is at the Dorothy Smith Center for Advocacy and will benefit Rescue Mission of Utica. (They will be collecting non-perishible food items at the door should you feel so inclined.) There will be a special Hanukkah-inspired intermission as well. Show starts at 6:00. Tickets HERE.

Friday, December 21 – Hopewell, NJ
HOPEWELL THEATER
Full band at the Hopewell Theater. This little theater is an absoute GEM. So excited to get back here and it will be a perfect venue for a Christmas show. Show starts at 8:00. Tickets HERE.

Saturday, December 22  – Beacon, NY-
THE TOWNE CRIER

The grand finale Christmas show at our “hometown” venue, The Towne Crier.  This is always an extra special show filled with surprises and guests. Show starts at 8:30. Tickets HERE.

We have some very special merchandise planned for the Christmas season – stay tuned for announcements about that!

•••Don’t forget our NEW YEAR’S EVE~EVE show DEC 30TH at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia!

•••See Full CONCERT SCHEDULE at slambovia.com

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November 7, 2018

‘I Put A Spell On Yer Blues’ –

Thanks Charlie Seton for catching the ‘duet’ between Dracula and Joziah during ‘I Put a Spell On Yer Blues’ at our Halloween show Oct 27th… spooky cool! The band played a mashup of ‘I Put a Spell On You’ and the Beatles ‘Yer Blues’.

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October 10, 2018

ANNOUNCING: ‘A Sleepy Hollow Halloween’!


Gearing up for Halloween! Check out our Calendar page for details and tickets!
Three Grand Slambovian Halloween Ball Events:
This year’s theme – ‘A SLEEPY HOLLOW HALLOWEEN’
October 20th ‘Mischief Nite’ at Mauch Chunk Opera House, Jim Thorpe, PA
October 26th at Tupelo Music Hall, Derry, NH
October 27th at Irvington Town Hall, Irvington, NY

All shows 8:00 PM.

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July 13, 2018

Sizzling Songs & Summer Shows In July

••••••JUST ANNOUNCED••••••
The Slambovian Underground
w/ Special “Co-Conspirators”
@
The Towne Crier Cafe: Friday, July 20, 8:30 PM
Beacon, NY 🎟TICKETS

Joziah and Tink perform with special “co-conspirators,” including Mimi Sun Longo (MSL) and Chen Longo (former Slambovian bassist). This show offers a rare opportunity to take a peek behind the “Slambovian Curtain,” to experience the inner workings and essential music-making of the creative core of the band in a relaxed setting with artists and friends.
The evening will also be a mini-showcase of the outstanding songwriters that recorded at Big Blue Studios in 2018, including engineer Dio Tadin and keyboard player Tristan Tadin, who played and toured with us all year. Join us for a very special night, celebrating the new songwriters in the tribe!

••••••NEW JERSEY••••••
Hopewell Theater: Saturday July 21, 8:00
Hopewell, NJ 🎟TICKETS

We’re very excited to play in this beautifully renovated theater that dates back to the 1880’s. There’s a lot of history here behind the modern and comfortable renovations. Our set lists will reflect this mixture of old and new – some classics from the Slambovian catalog alongside many tunes from the upcoming new album. Full band show. 

••••••MAINE••••••
Vinegar Hill Music Theatre: Friday, July 27, 8:00
Arundel, ME 🎟TICKETS

We return to the coast of Maine and to one of our favorite newly-discovered venues. Vinegar Hill’s slogan is “Historic-Intimate-Vibrant” and it manages to be all three to a masterful degree. The theater is in only its third season and already recognized as one of the best venues in the Southern Maine area and beyond. Come early and check out the outdoor gardens and beautiful grounds for a perfect summer destination. Full band show. 

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June 21, 2018

Wishing you all a beautiful ‘Summer’s Day’…

Wishing you all a beautiful ‘Summer’s Day’…
Here’s one of my all-time favorite songs to play at a show, it’s on our playlist this summer for sure… – Tink
#summer #summersong #dreamy #summersday

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May 10, 2018

Slambovians’ Spring Cleaning Unearths Treasures From The Past!

Spring cleaning in Slambovia: We’re dusting off the DEEP archives/catalog for our next show (‘Syd’, from the Brigadoon album and more) alongside some new album ‘previews’ and a ‘tip of the hat‘ for Dylan’s birthday as well, with special musical guests joining us throughout…
Towne Crier in Beacon, NY May 19th 8:30 pm.
TICKETS: https://tinyurl.com/townecrier-slambovia

#americana #psychedelic #dylan #classicrock #sydbarrett #daisies#iknowwherethebeezhavegone #accordion #spring

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April 20, 2018

Hey everybody, Facebook has recently changed its algorithms so our usually natural reach to the tribe is not happening unless you choose to get notifications in a new way (more on that later…) Let’s stay in touch while the social media-ites play with analytics.
For a cool, easy way to keep track of our whereabouts, ‘Track’ us on BandsInTown.
Here’s the direct link where it’s just us controlling the vertical and horizontal…
••••••• BandsInTown/Slambovia: https://www.bandsintown.com/a/10210761 •••••••••

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April 15, 2018

Slambovians Rock The Heights In The Hood…

The Heights@ Brother Vic’s in #Westchester is an off-the-beaten-path listening room in South Salem, NY… Join us Saturday April 21 for a night in the neighborhood where The Slams were discovered by the legendary DJ Meg Griffin!!! “Great songs and a whole lotta heart!” – Meg Griffin SiriusXM
“The Heights is an enhanced coffeehouse/listening room vibe with great production and food. That combination is unbelievably hard to come by,” says Tink Lloyd, accordionist for the band. Currently working on their next studio album with Canadian producer Dio Tadin, this show will feature new songs along with the Slambovian classics. The much anticipated “A Very Unusual Head”, the band’s 6th studio album is due out later this year through Sony Red. 

The Heights @ Brother Vic’s
Saturday, April 21st, 8 pm, 920 Oak Ridge Common South Salem, NY
Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/april21theheights
Phone: 914.704.VICS (8427)
Email: Theheightsatbrothervics@gmail.com

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March 22, 2018

‘Force Of Nature’ – Tribute To Stephen Hawking

We’ll be playing our tribute to Stephen Hawking, ‘Force of Nature’, at upcoming shows… Joziah recorded this ‘unplugged’ version of the song recently – a full studio version will be on the new album, with lots of Hawking-inspired instrumentation!
#blackholesmatter #stephenhawking #forceofnature

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March 12, 2018

Springtime In Slambovia – Vermont, Canada, Florida!

This weekend the band ventures north with our expanded troupe to Putney, Vermont for a show at the Next Stage Arts Project. Canadian musicians/engineers Dio Tadin and Tristan Tadin, will be with us for these shows as well as Toronto and Burnstown, Ontario* shows, performing their mystifying feats on the audio highwire!  
••••••THIS WEEKEND – MARCH 23••••••
NEXT STAGE: Friday, March 23rd, 2018 7:30 PM
15 Kimball Hill Putney, VT
TICKETS: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3324999
SEE MORE DATES BELOW…

••••••*CANADIAN SHOWS – MARCH 30-31, 2018 ••••••

HUGH’S ROOM – Friday, March 30th, 2018 8:30 PM
2261 Dundas St. West Toronto, ON ONM6R 1X6
TICKETS: www.hughsroomlive.showare.com

NEAT COFFEE HOUSE – Saturday, March 31st, 2018 8:00 PM
1715 Calabogie Rd. Burnstown, ON K0J 1G0
TICKETS: www.neatmusicandcoffee.ca

••••••••SEE SPRING 2018 CONCERT SCHEDULE••••••••

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February 13, 2018

Session At Big Blue With Our New Neighbor!

Honored to have Anto Thistlethwaite at Big Blue this week, lending some magick to a few tracks! You may recognize him for his contributions to some of the best Waterboys and #SawDoctors work… he’s our neighbor in NY now!!! We met Anto a few years back, our first session went really well, and he’s coming back for more! Anto plays sax, mandolin and bass – a great contribution to the sessions.

 

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January 18, 2018

A Slambovian Mid-Winter Feast ~ Feb 3rd Broadcast From ‘Big Blue’ Studio!

VIP FEAST-SHOW TICKET: https:slambovian-mid-winter-feast-banquet-vip-ticket
CONCERT WINDOW LINK: https://concertwindow.com/slambovian-entertainment

Saturday February 3rd, 2018 Slambovian Entertainment is hosting a ‘Slambovian Mid-Winter Feast’ – a show streaming live at 7 pm on Concert Window from ‘Big Blue’ Studio*, with VIP Banquet at 5 pm.
You can watch on Concert Window, or be part of the event by buying one of 10 VIP tickets for admission to the show and feast with us for the evening!
This is a once in a lifetime event inviting the audience to hear and see inside the beautiful studio where the Slambovians are currently recording with Canadian engineer Dio Tadin. Guest musicians that have played on the current album will be part of the show, hence the ‘Feast’ is musical as well as a VIP Banquet for fans who buy tickets. ONLY 10 TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE. Extremely limited!
Some may ask, why a feast?
Every civilization around the globe has a tradition of having a feast – a time to mark friendship, accomplishment, alliances, the things that bring meaning to our lives. We are having this feast to celebrate the our fans, friends and the very special album that is being produced at this time.
The location of the studio is near Beacon, NY. Address will be supplied upon purchase.

When you purchase your ticket, confirmation, directions and schedule will be sent via email.
Menu is still in process, being created by Chef Karl Hester, a long time fan who is chef at the Omega Institute.
Let us know any special dietary needs!

*Nicknamed ‘Big Blue’, this house appeared ‘out of the blue’ for us as a location to record, and it is just down river from ‘Big Pink’…

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January 17, 2018

This Weekend’s Shows…

Shake off the winter blues this weekend with us as we travel to Massachusetts for a full band show at the warm and cozy Bull Run, and then go ‘Underground’ at an early show Sunday with friends at The Cooperage in Pennsylvania …

Saturday, January 20th – 8:00 PM
Bull Run Concert Series
215 Great Rd. Rt. 2A Shirley, MA 01464
877-536-7190 bullrunrestaurant.com


Sunday, January 21st – 5:00 pm
Slambovian Underground Duo Show

The Cooperage – 1030 Main St. Honesdale, PA
www.riverfolkconcerts.com

www.phoebelegere.com

Joziah & Tink perform with mighty men from the North 🇨🇦Country (the Tadin Bros) joining in the fray! Also, Canadian artist Phoebe Legere, Tink’s fellow accordionista opens the show with her avant-folk tales of love…

 

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December 15, 2017

10% OFF 4 U @ Slambovian Mercantile Til Jan 1!

THE SLAMBOVIAN MERCANTILE ~ MUSIC, MERCHANDISE & MORE!
Holiday Greetings Everyone!
The Slambovian Elves didn’t forget about you!!!
Check out the specials at our store – 10% OFF all orders between now and January 1! (USE CODE circus10)

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – The 13-oz speckled campfire mugs (see below) and the fan-favorite Box of Everything zip-up hoodies, a fresh batch of Christmas CD’s too!
ALL ORDERS placed this weekend
SHIP MONDAY DEC 18 to arrive in time for Christmas.
(HOODIES ship DEC 20)

 

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December 6, 2017

HO HO HOLIDAY SHOWS 2017!

LISTEN to ‘Every Little Light’ ~
One of the highlights of our Christmas shows… 
THIS WEEKEND!

🎄 Fri Dec 15 – 8:00 pm • FTC StageOne, Fairfield, CT TICKETS
🎄Sat Dec 16 – 8:00 pm • Roy’s Hall, Blairstown, NJ TICKETS
🎄Sat Dec 23 – 8:00 pm • Towne Crier, Beacon, NY TICKETS

************** NEW YEAR’S EVE~EVE **************
Sat December 30 – 8:00 pm
 WORLD CAFE LIVE, Philadelphia, PA TICKETS
MORE TOURDATES: Concert Calendar 2018
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The Slambovian Circus of Dreams ‘A Very Slambovian Christmas’ comes to a town near you! This show will ‘sleigh’ you with a sprinkling of original holiday tunes, traditional Christmas songs with a twist, and a generous helping of non-traditional musical fare.
Guaranteed to ‘flip your switch’ and get you in the mood for Christmas 2017! A Splendid Time Is Guaranteed For All…
“The cool end of Americana” – Maverick Mag, UK 

“Soothing and bewitching as a snake oil tonic, the entire root system of Rock Family Trees is embedded in Longo’s voice.” – The Big Issue, Scotland, UK.

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