I Wanna Rock Christmas

“I Wanna Rock Christmas” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic with the Athol Thingerth -video from last Sunday, Dec. 11th, at the Cape Cod Cavalcade for the Homeless at Ocean’s Edge, Brewster, shot by Ron Daniels; audio from the 2009 Cheap Seats Christmas benefit compilation “A Christmas Miracle”, our track recorded by Chris Blood at Trout […]

Hey Santa!

“Hey Santa (Mardi Thing, Xmas version)“- recorded and mixed by Chris Blood at the 2015 Cape Cod Christmas Cavalcade for the Homeless at the Jailhouse Tavern function room, Orleans, MA., Dec. 13, 2015. -A little something from last year’s Cape Cavalcade show, which was one of the best, this one was a Christmas adaptation of […]

This is No Time For Fun!

“This Is No Time For Fun (This Is Christmas)“- Steve Shook featuring the Elftone All Girl Ukulele Revue -recorded by Jon Evans at Brick Hill.

We posted this one last year, as a video, I think, from last year’s Cape Cavalcade show, but here’s the newly minted official studio version of this practically timeless holiday […]

A Steve Shook Christmas Song

photo by Joe Navas

“This s No Time For Fun (This Is Christmas)“- Steve Shook & the Elftone All-Girl Ukulele Revue -recorded live at the Cape Cod Christmas Cavalcade, Dec. 13, 2013, rough board mix by Chris Blood.

Well, what can I say? Brilliant. Note how similarly misanthropic this is lyrically to the xmas […]

Another Sweaty Christmas

“Another Sweaty Christmas” -by me; recorded at Kelp Manor and the Woo Woo Lagoon yesterday and a couple days before, w. Sam Wood on drums.

Steve Shook and I both wrote misanthropic xmas songs this year; predictably, his is nicer, plus features the Elftone All-Girl Ukuelele Revue, which gives him a big leg up, as […]

Yet Another New Christmas Song – “Yes Yes Yes, Mais Oui, Noel!”

New for 2012!

This is the World Premiere of this song – from this year’s Somerville Chrismas Cavalcade for the Homeless at Johnny D’s. Eventually we’re going to get folks to write more & more verses that get saltier & saltier as we go. Until then, you have this.

Yes Yes Yes, Mais Oui, […]

Boston Globe – Man of a thousand bands Chandler Travis gets merry for holiday

By Scott McLellan, Globe Correspondent – December 06, 2012

Josh Reynolds for The Boston GlobeChandler Travis (right) with the Catbirds: (from left) Dinty Child, Rikki Bates, and Steve Wood.

At the moment, Chandler Travis is a member of the Catbirds, the Chandler Travis Three-O, the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, and the Incredible Casuals.

“I’d be […]

Chandler & The Valet visit Bubbles in the Think Tank

 

Chandler & The Valet stopped in to visit our friend Belinda’s radio show Bubbles in the Think Tank a few weeks ago, chatting about upcoming gigs and playing some new songs, album outtakes, and live recordings. Chandler played a couple of songs live in the studio and premiered his recording of a newly-penned […]

Christmas 2011 Songs of the Weak

“Christmas Day” -so far, C.T. w. John Clark on bass and Rikki Bates on drums, recorded at Trout Towers by Chris Blood

This one got written last week -wrote the lyrics, such as they are, while driving up for a Cavalcade rehearsal in Boston the night before the Johnny D’s show, and debuted it at […]

The Barnstable Patriot – Cavalcade is comin’ to town

SUPERSTARS? Well, of course they are. It’s The Ticks, performing their chamber version of Jesus Christ Superstar at last year’s Christmas Cavalcade Benefit for the Homeless.STEVE SWAIN PHOTO

Written by Chandler Travis

Benefit for the homeless is nearly a tradition

It’s almost time for the 7th or 8th Annual Cape Cod Christmas Cavalcade Benefit […]