Andy Suzuki & The Method 2017: New Record, Rockboat XVII & Tour Dates

Can you believe this album cover is an actual photograph?  This album is a fresh sound for AS&TM - very pop/RnB - produced by keyboardist/producer (and legendary story teller!) Juny-Mag. It's gonna make for a crazy live show.  Check out the album "The Glass Hour" and come check us out live at one of these shows!  

FEB 10-15  Rockboat XVII - Tampa FL
MAR 1   The Middle East - Cambridge, MA
MAR 2  Mercury Lounge - New York, NY
MAR 12 World Cafe Live - Philadelphia, PA
MAR 19 Jammin' Java - Vienna, VA
MAR 24 HI-FI - Indianapolis, IN
MAR 25 Elbo Room - Chicago, IL

Honeyhoney is back on tour this summer!

Jun 9     Abingdon, VA - Abingdon Music Experience  w/Cicada Rhythm
Jun 10   Wilmington, NC  - Ziggy's by the Sea  w/Cicada Rhythm
Jun 11   Saxapahaw, NC  - Haw River Ballroom  w/Cicada Rhythm
Jun 12   Atlanta, GA  - Sunset Series @ Park Tavern  w/Cicada Rhythm
Jun 19   Charlotte, NC  - US Whitewater Center
Jun 22   Ann Arbor, MI - The Ark  w/Ryan Joseph Anderson
Jun 23   Columbus, OH - The Basement  w/Ryan Joseph Anderson
Jun 24   Lousiville, KY  - Haymarket  w/Ryan Joseph Anderson
Jun 25   Indianapolis, IN - Sun King Brewery
Jun 26   Chicago, IL  - Elston Ave Sausage & Music Fest
Jul 5      Boulder, CO - eTOWN   w/ Margaret Glapsy
Jul 6      Mt. Crested Butte, CO  - Live! From Mt. Crested Butte
Jul 8      Telluride, CO  - The Ride
Jul 9      Telluride, CO  - The Ride
Jul 10    Telluride, CO  - The Ride
Jul 14     Salt Lake City, UT  - Red Butte   w/ JJ Grey & Josh Ritter
Jul 15     Boise, ID  - Botanic Gardens   w/ JJ Grey & Josh Ritter
Jul 16     Seeley Lake, MT  - The Bob Marshall Music Festival
Jul 17     Alta, WY - Targhee Fest
Jul 21     Spokane, WA - The Bartlett   w/Korey Dane
Jul 22     Seattle, WA  - The Tractor Tavern + Outdoor Show   w/Korey Dane
Jul 23     Portland, OR  - Doug Fir Lounge   w/Korey Dane
Jul 26     San Luis Obispo, CA  - SLO Brew   w/Korey Dane
Jul 27     Santa Cruz, CA - Bonny Doon   w/Korey Dane
Jul 28     San Fransisco, CA - The Independent   w/Korey Dane
Jul 30     Los Angeles, CA - The Troubadour   w/Korey Dane
Jul 31     Solana Beach, CA  - The Belly Up   w/Korey Dane

Keeping the Irons in the Fire

It's hard to believe we're only a little over a month into 2016. I've been all over the place, and I've already been lucky enough to work on several projects with talented musicians who are also great friends. 

I hit the ground running on New Year's Eve playing with Joelle and the Pinehurst Trio at a restaurant in Times Square. It was a crazy but very cool experience.  A week later I got back on the road with my pals HoneyHoney. We traveled down the west coast opening for one of my new favorite bands, JD McPherson. Getting to know JD and his band as we traveled from Vancouver to San Diego was a great time. The band is killing and all super sweet, and I hope to hook up with them again in the future.

When we were got to Los Angeles I finally had the opportunity to go to NAMM, something I've wanted to do for years.  I connected with a bunch of great companies that I love (more on that in the future). A highlight was meeting one of my personal heroes, Bernard "Pretty" Purdie! 

I flew from San Diego to Miami to spend the last week of January with Andy Suzuki and the Method on the Rockboat XVI. We cruised from Florida to Costa Maya Mexico then to Grand Cayman Islands. Like last year, it was an incredible experience playing for appreciative crowds, being surrounded by great music, and getting to make friends with some really talented musicians.  It wasn't easy saying goodbye to the Method and the climate, but flying west to Denver meant a reunion with HoneyHoney and headlining new venues in Colorado with a new set list. 

After a week in the mountains, I flew back home to get the semester at Williams started and meet some new students.  I can't believe it, but this is my 10th year teaching drums at Williams College!  

It's kind of crazy, but somehow this year already seems like it will be busier than 2015. In a good way! I'm back on the road now with HoneyHoney until the end of winter, and I'm looking forward to continuing to polish up the new songs we're performing over the next couple of months.  Come check us out if you can! Tour dates are on my shows page, and on HoneyHoney's website . There's nothing as good as seeing old friends while on the road, except for making new ones!