New Album Release Party Coming Up!

We’re pretty excited to have a Friday night party for the new Norton Money album. It’s coming up on December 15 and you should come on down and join us! It’s in the basement venue at Aces & Eights and we’re having support from Annexe The Moon. After we play our set, we’ll have a bit of a dance party. Yeah! Hope you can make it!

California Coming Home

Jeremy and I are looking forward to playing a couple duo gigs in a couple weeks out West. I played a fun show last week with my friends Chris Jones and PJ Weston at the Pioneer in Woodside. Good fun switching instruments and messing around. Norton Money has finalized the Album Release Party for Friday, December 15 in the basement venue at Aces & Eights in Tufnell Park, London. So excited to celebrate “The Ballad Of Hi & Lo” with you! Also, we’re looking forward to hanging out at the Hardly, Strictly Festival next weekend at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. So many cool things happening!

Grazie, Ferrara!

Anna, Jamie and I were invited to play at the Ferrara Buskers Festival in Italy a few weeks ago. Jeremy was invited too but couldn’t make it due to prior commitments. We had a great time playing every day of the 10-day festival and met loads of people from all over the place. It was incredible to have such attentive, gracious and encouraging crowds at every show we played. We set up on narrow streets, beautiful piazzas and even in the courtyard of the castle. And I tell you, there’s a reason papparazzi is an Italian word. I don’t think any of us ever had our picture taken so frequently and simultaneously. We met a lot of other great musicians from all over the world and got to eat 3 meals a day with them in the hotel. Hotel Astra was full of buskers and it was always fun to walk down the hallways and hear the sounds of fiddles, kazoos, trumpets, djembes and guitars coming from behind closed doors. Lots of good stories out of these few days! Thanks to Katie Ferrara for hooking us up with the gig and to Stefano Bottoni and Roberta Galeotti for having us over!

On The Cusp

So we’re in the planning stages for some cool shows, including the Norton Money “The Ballad Of Hi & Lo” record release party. Sometimes planning stages go on for longer than you’d want (like in this case) but I’m happy to report that we’re getting there. Stay tuned for the update!

What else has been happening? Well, Anna, Jamie and I were invited to play at the Ferrara Buskers Festival in Italy a few weeks ago. Jeremy was invited too but couldn’t make it due to prior commitments. We had a great time playing every day of the 10-day festival and met loads of people from all over the place. It was incredible to have such attentive, gracious and encouraging crowds at every show we played. We set up on narrow streets, beautiful piazzas and even in the courtyard of the castle. And I tell you, there’s a reason papparazzi is an Italian word. I don’t think any of us ever had our picture taken so frequently and simultaneously. We met a lot of other great musicians from all over the world and got to eat 3 meals a day with them in the hotel. Hotel Astra was full of buskers and it was always fun to walk down the hallways and hear the sounds of fiddles, kazoos, trumpets, djembes and guitars coming from behind closed doors. Lots of good stories out of these few days! Thanks to Katie Ferrara for hooking us up with the gig and to Stefano Bottoni and Roberta Galeotti for having us over!

Looking forward to California sun. Hope you’re all well!

“The Ballad Of Hi & Lo” Is Out!

Our new record is officially out! It’s been a pretty long process but we’re really happy that it’s come to fruition. Still working on the specifics of a full-on record release party in London but we’re looking at September to do that. Check out the store to buy it on CD or iTunes. If you want to download it, we’d prefer if you bought it at https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/nortonmoney3 as we get a bigger piece of the action there than on iTunes.

Maverick Festival was super fun. We played the Barn Friday night to an enthusiastic crowd and got to play a few tunes on the little stage by the Saloon on Saturday morning. Enjoyed stellar sets from the likes of Albert Lee, Hang Wangford, Hymn For Her, Terra Lightfoot, Roman’ Jasmine, Britt Gully and Don Gallardo. I got to do some singing on “Lost Highway” with Don, Travis Stock, Dorothy Daniel from The Danberrys and Hannah Aldridge, along with BJ Cole on pedal steel and Jay Shaw on drums as part of the Hank Williams’ tribute in the Peacock. Great weekend!

Norton Money has quite a few shows coming up this month, so try to make it down to one of them. Happy Summer!

Back In The Saddle

Did you know Norton Money has a record coming out? Yeah, it’s coming out this week! We’ll be playing the Maverick Festival this Friday and will have it for sale. Then we’re gonna have a record release party in London later in the summer. Stay tuned for the details on that!

Happy New Year, Everybody!

Yeah, we made it! Pretty excited about this upcoming year. A big part of that excitement is the new Norton Money album that’ll be coming out soon. Stay tuned! Speaking of Norton Money, we had an amazing time on our California Tour in October. So great to see so many friends and family at the shows. We thank you for all your support! Enjoyed some time out in the desert, a few beaches and lots of miles on backroads and highways. It also made me happy that my musical gear back home could handle some real, by God touring. Special thanks goes out to my sister, Geralyn, for being our tour manager, photographer and videographer all along the way. Loved playing with some other great bands and artists, like Scary Little Friends, PJ Weston, Dan Juan and Junk Parlor. We’ll see y’all again in the autumn! Still need to get the new album mastered as well as sorting out the artwork. But we’re looking to release it before the summer. Record release party news to follow soon…

California Tour Starts Next Week!

Yeah, it’s coming up quickly and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Just added another date. We play The Maiden in Big Sur on Friday, October 14! If you have friends in LA, around Santa Cruz or in the Bay Area, please send them our way. And of course, we’d love to see YOU if you live in or near any of these spots! All the shows can be found on the gigs page.

More California Dates Getting Confirmed!

It’s all coming together. I’m pretty excited to get back to playing some of my favorite spots. And it’ll be Jamie the drummer’s first time in California! So far, we’ll be at Silverlake Lounge in LA on Wed. Oct. 12, Pioneer Saloon in Woodside on Thur. Oct. 20 and Smiley’s in Bolinas on Fri. Oct. 21. Stay tuned for more dates as we confirm them. Woohoo!