The folks over at the Albany area blog Nippertown have a feature called “Five Firsts” where they ask folks coming into town to play gigs the same five “musical first” questions. This week they asked Our Valet, Fred Boak,
Originally published by Mapanare.us, Written by Wade Millward Playing the Part by Wade Millward Cape Cod artist Chandler Travis dons many roles in his music career. Some nights he’s an in-your-face, pajama-wearing rocker-provocateur. Some nights he’s an easy, breezy, loungey song
By Dave Howell, Special to The Morning Call 7:43 p.m. EDT, August 4, 2012 “Badly dressed men having way too much fun” is how Chandler Travis describes his Chandler Travis Philharmonic. “It’s a disaster. Look away! Look away!” Actually, it is
Dan DeLuca, Inquirer Music Critic Email Dan DeLuca Chandler Travis is a man of many hats. He’s a founder of the Incredible Casuals, the New England power-pop plus band who the Inquirer’s David Hiltbrand once called “one of the
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
A Spotlight On Lower Cape Personalities And Visionaries 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
By Jim Sullivan / Music “I’ve had to struggle my whole life making music that uses humor,” singer-guitarist Chandler Travis said by phone from his Cape Cod home. “So many musicians have done humor in a humorless way, like the
Chandler was interviewed on WBUR‘s RadioBoston show to help promote tonight’s Somerville Christmas Cavalcade benefit for the Somerville Homeless Coalition at Johnny D’s. You can listen to their archive of the interview here.