Icon Fetch – Chandler podcast interview

Chandler was interviewed by Tony Peters for the Icon Fetch interview podcast (IconFetch.com: “Where the Legends of Music are Found”). They talk about the various bands, the two most recent albums, origins of songs, songwriting methods, and all sorts of stuff – really, just give it a listen. You can listen to the interview […]

Verse Chaos Verse – Chandler podcast interview


Chandler was recently interviewed for the Verse Chaos Verse podcast over at SpeakerCreatures.com. They talk about Chandler & Steve meeting George Carlin, what drives Chandler, and possible new albums.

Listen to the podcast here. We highly recommend it.

Chandler visit on WMNF in Tampa, FL


Chandler dropped by the studios of Community Radio station WMNF (88.5 FM in Tampa, FL) today to chat with DJ KTUF of Jangle Junction about all his various bands and to play a few songs live. For those of you who missed it (or who wish to relive the splendor), we captured it […]

Morning Call (Lehigh Valley, PA) – Dixieland-style tunes from zany Chandler Travis Philharmonic

Chandler Travis conducts the Philharmonic (from left) Fred Boak, Cliff Spencer (partially obscured), Rikki Bates, Berke McKelvey, and Art Baron. The group performs Aug. 5 at Liederplatz in Bethlehem during Musikfest. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO / July 31, 2012)

By Dave Howell, Special to The Morning Call 7:43 p.m. EDT, August 4, 2012

“Badly dressed men […]

Offbeat – Chandler Travis On the Honeymoon and After

Chandler Travis is on tour. This is not at all unusual, as he has been a traveling “writer/song-singer” (his words) for the better part of 30 years, with varying levels of success. He’s slipped in and out of various bands and guises, from the Incredible Casuals’ straight-ahead rock ‘n’ roll to the eclectic, experimental […]

The Times-Picayune – Hot Picks

Friday (November 4) Chandler Travis Philharmonic Le Bon Temps Roule, 11pm

Massachusetts-based guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Chandler Travis first toured nationally with comedian George Carlin backing band. In the 1990s, he formed the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, a sprawling, prolific ensemble that mixes up rock, folk, jazz, skewed Dixieland, clever wordplay, an irreverent, anything goes […]

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 […]

Nippertown! – LIVE: The Chandler Travis Three-O @ Caffe Lena, 8/26/11

Chandler Travis and Fred Boak

CTP3O at Caffe Lena?

No, it wasn’t the latest Star Wars droid. It was, instead, another Chandler Travis musical project coming to Nippertown. As in his many other bands, Chandler is the ring master of the circus, albeit a little smaller circus than others. Billed as a trio – […]

Metroland (Albany, NY) – Chandler Travis Three-o at Caffe Lena

If George Carlin joined NRBQ, backed by the Mothers of Invention—no, if Captain Beefheart and Sun Ra commandeered the Village People . . . Hell, analogies are worthless when it comes to describing Chandler Travis’ “avant-jazz omnipop.” Travis has been blending comedy with music ever since Travis Shook and Club Wow spent the ’70s opening […]

Puremusic interview with Chandler Travis

It was the last time that I went to Folk Alliance, this singer songwriter convention. It was in San Diego that year, February of 2004, that I first ran into Chandler Travis.

Several floors of a moderately good hotel are rented out by the convention, and myriad rooms are hosting “showcases” where a singer […]