Northwest Mountain Music

We are so excited for this trip…our annual trip to Montana that is. We start this time in Coram,MT at the Stonefly Lounge. Our first time there! Come on out and see us there. Its only $5!!!  Then we have a day off to get ready for not one but TWO NIGHTS IN BABB!!!! At Hooks Hideaway again. We had a great time playing there last year and feel honored to do two nights this time round! So thats Monday and Tuesday in Babb, then we are on to Whitefish for our first time at The Great Northern! Rally the troops and come on out!! See y’all in Montana!! By the way we started a reverbnation page and you may notice the photo in the background is from last time in Babb. Montana represent!!

Utah and Nevada here we come!

Hey y’all!

We are heading out the door for Cedar City Utah. Come and check us out tomorrow at Groovefest. Then saturday we will make our way to Winnemucca,Nevada to play one of our favorite venues, The Martin Hotel. Such a great time to be had at both places. So for those of you looking for some bluegrass in Portland saturday night our fellow Quicksilver Productions buddies Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen are playing at the Mississippi Pizza Pub Saturday night. Check it out! Hope to see y’all out this weekend! By the way we got a new album and this one was pressed for vinyl as well! Hats,stickers, shirts, oh my! Come and get it!

We are special guests with The Robinsons tonight!

Come on down to Al’s Den downtown for the last night of The Robinsons week long residency there. They have had some great guests this week and we are stoked to play the last night! GONNA BE FUN! See y’all there! Oh yeah its at 7 and its FREE!!

CEBU Lounge Hood River This Friday June 8th!!!

Gonna be a ball!  Come on down to the CEBU lounge. Its a first time  for jackstraw to play here and we are really looking forward to it. Not to mention its a free show!

We got lots of new Jackstraw items for purchase as well. Vinyl, Shirts, Hats, Stickers, CDs etc…. See you there!!

Hello California!

So we will be happy to be not only in California but also to have Cory Goldman (banjo player on Sunday Never Comes now residing in Northern California) join us for a trio of dates! Just posted are three dates, two of which you all can come to, one of which is a private event .  Starting in Eureka we will be playing the Eureka Outdoor Concert Series. 6 pm and its free!!! Gonna be a ball to play outside for you all! Next up is another outdoor concert series in Lakeport,CA at 6:30 …once again its free!!! No reason not to come out and check out the new songs and pick up some new album material (vinyl albums!,shirts,stickers,  hats, etc…..).  See you all out there in sunny California. Can’t wait!

Speaking of the new album “Sunday Never Comes” check out this new review we just got:

Another favorable review coming in soon from Songlines in the UK. Stay tuned!


Trout Lake !

Folks we will be back playing in Trout Lake in May! May 12th to be exact. Come on out and have a great time at this charming old style honky tonk! Its a great place to hang out and have some food, drinks, sit by the fire outside, listen to Jackstraw play inside….And we got a new album(vinyl as well!), along with some shirts,stickers, hats, etc… See you there!

reviews… and more reviews


Thanks in a big way to  Devon Leger at Hearth Music!  We have been getting some really good reviews coming in! Here are some links to some our newest reviews:




And how about this!


Compiled by Richard Gillmann from FOLKDJ-­‐L radio playlists Based on 11776 airplays from 142 different DJs

1. Dave Carter And Tracy Grammer 2. The Refugees
3. Red Molly
4. Cathy Fink And Marcy Marxer

4. Gina Forsyth
6. The Chieftains
7. Drew Nelson
8. Darrell Scott
8. John McCutcheon
10. Jackstraw
10. Johnny Cash
12. John Flynn
12. Steve Gillette And Cindy Mangsen 14. Gillian Welch
15. Honor Finnegan
16. Tom Russell
17. Dennis Warner
18. Guy Clark
19. Stan Rogers
20. Leonard Cohen
21. Ernest Troost
21. Richard Shindell
23. Alison Krauss
23. Karen Dahlstrom
23. The Pines

Jackstraw on The Mountain Today at 3pm! Free!!

We are excited to be heading up to Mt. Hood Meadows for a concert this afternoon. Its totally free and we play from 3-6. Get on down here, or up here I should say!

here’s some info: http://www.skihood.com/Events-and-Teams/Calendar/2012/03/17/Jack-Straw?duration=None&year=2012&month=3&day=17&category=

Eugene here we come!!! Sam Bonds Tonight!! ‘Sunday Never Comes’ album release!!!

Hey there everyone!

We are excited to be heading down to Eugene tonight and playing our favorite venue there Sam Bonds Garage!  We have a great opener tonight not to be missed, McDougal. The show is only $5!! So get one down here and pick up our brand new album, Sunday Never Comes! We got vinyl for the first time, shirts,stickers, hats, cds. So you can make sure to be able to pick some(or all) of these items up! On a side note we’ve been getting a bit of radio love lately in europe(as well as the US) and starting to get reviews of our album coming in. they will be posted soon…..watch for them…


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