Why You Been Gone So Long?

“Why You Been Gone So Long” -the Catbirds with Sarah Swain (bass and lead vocal) at O’Shea’s Olde Inn, Dennis, MA., March 18, 2017, recorded by Mark Usher.

We’ve been playing this old David Allen Coe chestnut in the Catbirds for ages, and Steve Wood’s been playing it even longer; this is the slow version, […]

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 […]

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 […]