Atlanta’s A List – Chandler Travis, Nov. 1 at Smith’s! Olde bar

Always a fan of the willfully (or unintentionally) obscure, a friend put us on to Chandler Travis. Though he often limits his shows to his home base of Eastern Massachusetts, this fellow has been making music without limits for decades. In a rare southern tour, he will be in the Atlanta Room at […]

Tour Prep – T minus 2 hours (or so)

We’re going to try to bring you semi-regular notes from the road during the CTP ‘n’ 3 2011 Southern Matrimonial Tour, with reports, pictures, and interviews by various band members. Then again, maybe this will be the only update, best laid plans and whatnot …

This is from the Valet and can also be found […]

Charleston Gazette – Musical Mischief Maker Chandler Travis on ‘Mountain Stage’

No, your eyes aren't deceiving you. The Chandler Davis Three-O contains four people. The band, which plays "Mountain Stage" on Sunday, is (from left): Berke McKelvey, Chandler Travis, Fred Boak and John Clark.

 

By Bill Lynch

CHARLESTON, W.V. — Chandler Travis laughs easily. He’s got a lot to laugh about. For the most […]

Chandler Travis Philharmonic – Phil Budne’s Birthday

“Phil Budne’s Birthday”- the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, recorded at Phil Budne’s birthday party at the Knights of Columbus in Arlington, MA, Oct. 22 2011 by The Valet- this is the second time in the last couple of months I’ve inadvertently ended up writing something to celebrate an occasion the night before…. obviously, very rough, […]

Cape Cod Chronicle – Harwich’s Singing ‘Valet’ Fred Boak Does What He Loves Best

Harwich's Fred Boak – ELIZABETH VAN WYE PHOTO

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Harwich’s Singing ‘Valet’ Fred Boak Does What He Loves Best by Elizabeth Van Wye

Harwich resident Fred Boak has found a way to do what he loves. By day he is a computer programmer with more than 25 […]

The CTP ‘n’ 3 2011 Southern Matrimonial Tour

Oct. 29- Black Sheep Burrito, Huntington, WV Oct. 30- Mountain Stage, Charleston, WV Nov. 1- Smith’s Olde Bar, Atlanta, GA Nov. 2- the Gnu’s Room, Auburn, AL Nov. 3- Alabama Music Box, Mobile, AL* Nov. 4- Le Bon Temps Roule, New Orleans, LA* Nov. 5- wedding, New Orleans, LA* Nov. 7- Chickie Wah-wah, New […]

The CTP ‘n’ 3 2011 Southern Matrimonial Tour (Full Version)

  We’re hitting the road for a couple of weeks at the end of October and into November.

First, the short version:

Oct. 29- Black Sheep Burrito, Huntington, WV Oct. 30- Mountain Stage, Charleston, WV Nov. 1- Smith’s Olde Bar, Atlanta, GA Nov. 2- the Gnu’s Room, Auburn, AL Nov. 3- Alabama Music Box, […]

SoundOut Consumer Insight Report – “Anne”

  Below are highlights from the “SoundOut Consumer Insight Report” on the Chandler Travis Philharmonic’s recording of “Anne” (This was a you-get-the-first-one-free situation, presented by the always heinous Sonicbids organization, the folks who made it possible for artists to pay people to reject them who used to do it for free); for no particular […]

Chandler Travis – Al’s Gettin’ Hitched (Wedding Samba)

“Al’s Gettin’ Hitched (Wedding Samba)” -Chandler demo w. an excerpt of the Chandler Travis 5-O playing at an actual wedding (we’d rather not name names here, but the live excerpt was of course recorded by The Valet)

I got this melody stuck in my head recently, and started idly toying with a lyric on my […]