Chandler Travis Philharmonic – “Patches”

“Patches” -the Chandler Travis Philharmonic joined by Jeremy Willis and The Willies (Oakley Munson & Kenan Gündüz of The Witnesses and Kristen Munchheimer) at Rosy’s Jazz Hall in New Orleans, Nov. 5th, 2011, recorded in glorious Horrend-O-phonic stereo by The Valet

This gig, at the wedding of my niece Lucy Willis and her fab […]

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 […]

Mobile Press-Register – Chandler Travis Orchestra comes to Alabama Music Box tonight

Chandler Travis Orchestra comes to Alabama Music Box tonight (video) Lawrence F. Specker, Press-Register 11/03/2011 6:33 AM

One gets a feeling that the words “Chandler Travis” and “gonzo” have been packaged together more than a few times over the years.

Consider his work with the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, the big band he’ll be bringing to […]

Nashville Scene – Chandler Travis Three-O at the Listening Room

(Critic’s Pick) Chandler Travis Three-o at The Listening Room

When: Wed., Nov. 9, 6:30 p.m.

After hearing some of The Chandler Travis Philharmonic’s music, I wasn’t surprised to learn that Travis and his cronies are buddies with zany roots-rock masters NRBQ, even swapping band members from time to time. CTP shares the Q’s philosophy […]

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 […]

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 […]