Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Last show in 2013: Charles Street, Thursday 26 December

Andy Statman and Larry Eagle will play once more at 53 Charles Street this year - Thursday night, 26 December, at 8:45 or so - please come on down!

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Brooklyn X2: Barbés Tonight, Jalopy on Saturday

Tonight (Thursday 19 December)
Andy Statman & Jim Whitney (and a guest or two)
376 9th St Brooklyn NY

one show at 10 PM

Saturday 21 December @ 9PM
Andy Statman & Larry Eagle (and probably a guest or two)
The Jalopy Theater
315 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Monday, December 9, 2013

Anniversary Week at Charles Street

December 11th 1999 was the date of the first Andy Statman concert at the Charles Street Synagogue.  We'll bookend the 14th anniversary of our residency with performances on Tuesday the 10th and Thursday the 13th, both at 9 - the trio on Tuesday and (at least!) two of us on Thursday.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Congratulations Grammy Nominee Tim O'Brien!

On Friday, our good friend Tim O'Brien (featured, along with Michael Cleveland, on our new album "Superstring Theory") was nominated (with Darrell Scott) for a 2014 Grammy in the category of "Best American Roots Song".  We wish them a heartfelt traditional American roots-y Mazel Tov!

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Celebrate Herman's 80th on December 5th

Today we observe the Festival of Lights, the Festival of Fressing and the 80th Birthday of our dear friend, genial host and chief cook and bottle pourer Herman Lowenhar. We'll have a special concert and birthday party for Herman next Thursday, December 5th upstairs in the sanctuary of the Charles Street Synagogue - please join us! Music at 8:30.

Monday, November 18, 2013

This week: on the radio and on stage (NYC/Brooklyn)

Andy taking questions before a concert last week at Bucknell University
Tuesday (18 Nov) at 2, catch us on Al Steiner's WAMU bluegrass radio show (Washington DC and online).  Later on Tuesday see us in person (9PM) at 53 Charles Street in the West Village.

Thursday (20 Nov) at 8, Andy and Jim (and maybe a guest or two) will be at Barbés in Brooklyn.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

NYC, PA, DC, NYC (Brooklyn,too!)

Thursday 7 Nov @ 9 PM
Tuesday 12 Nov @ 9 PM
The Charles Street Synagogue
53 Charles St NYC

Wednesday 13 Nov @ 7:30 PM (free concert!)
Bucknell University
Lewisburg PA

Thursday 14 Nov @ 8PM
Sixth and I
Washington DC

Tuesday 19 Nov @ 9PM
The Charles Street Synagogue
53 Charles St NYC

Thursday 21 Nov @ 8PM
376 9th St Brooklyn NY

Sunday, October 20, 2013

this week: Charles Street, Arden DE, Monmouth NJ

Tuesday 22 October @ 9
Charles Street
(come get your copy of Superstring Theory on the official release date)

Thursday 24 October @ 8
Arden Gild Hall Arden DE

Sunday 27 October @ 2
Jewish Heritage Museum Monmouth NJ

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Superstring Theory drops Tuesday

Shefa Records presents
a quintet recording featuring  


with special guests  


Order today! click here for the CD or here to download the mp3 collection

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Andy Statman Trio: Busy October

a very busy October for
The Andy Statman Trio 
(Andy on clarinet & mandolin, Jim Whitney on bass and Larry Eagle on drums & percussion)

in concert:
Tuesdays 8, 22 & 29 October @ 9 PM
Charles Street

Thursday 10 October @ 7:30 PM
The Patterson, Baltimore MD

Tuesday 15 October @ 8PM
Shepherd University Shepherdstown WV

Wednesday 16 October @ 7PM
Salisbury University Salisbury MD

Thursday 24 October @ 8PM
Arden Gild Hall Arden DE

Sunday 27 October @ 2PM
Jewish Heritage Museum Monmouth NJ

plus...our newest release on Shefa Records...
Superstring Theory
The Andy Statman Trio with special guests Tim O'Brien and Michael Cleveland
will be released on 22 October - but pre-order now:
on CD or download

Sunday, September 29, 2013

We're Back! Charles Street, Tuesday & Thursday

The Andy Statman Trio (with Jim Whitney and Larry Eagle)
Tuesday 1 October @ 8:30 PM
Thursday 3 October (duets with Larry Eagle) @ 8:30
The Charles Street Synagogue
53 Charles St (@ West 4th St) NYC NY

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Charles Street CANCELED, Thursday 15August

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our holiday hiatus begins a few weeks early - our long time residency at the Charles Street Synagogue will resume in the (Jewish) new year.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Tuesday! City Winery! FREE! (and more)

Tuesday, 13 August at 5:30
(doors at 5)
The First Annual Hot Strings Festival
Cynthia Sayer,
Tony Trischka,
Michael Daves and
The Andy Statman Trio

in back of the
City Winery

155 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013
(212) 608-0555

also -Thursday 15 August @
8:30 PM
our last show at Charles Street before the holidays

Sunday 18 August @ 4:25 PM
The Philadelphia Folk Festival

Wednesday 21 August @8 PM
The Payomet Performing Arts Center
Cape Cod MA

Monday, August 5, 2013

Back at Charles Street, Tuesday & Thursday 6 & 8 August

Andy Statman Trio - back from the west, where we had a great time at RockyGrass with Tim O'Brien and Michael Cleveland (check out this video).  Come see us at 53 Charles St in NYC this Tuesday and Thursday - we're really going to try to start playing at 8:30.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Tuesday at Charles St, Concerts AND Workshops in Boulder Colorado, more!

Tuesday, 23July, 9 PM: Andy and Larry sneak onto Charles Street for our first evening there since May - we'll start up again in earnest in a few weeks.

Then, it's off to Colorado:

Saturday 27July @ 10 PM
The Andy Statman Trio
House Concert
Boulder CO
(more info here)

Sunday 28July
RockyGrass Festival
Lyons CO
The Andy Statman Trio
with special guests
Tim O'Brien and Michael Cleveland

Monday 29July, Boulder CO
Andy will do workshops at 4PM and 6 PM before he and Jim perform in concert at 8
RSVP/get more info here

check the calendar for August festival shows in NYC, Philadelphia and Cape Cod...

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Andy Statman Trio (plus!) - Brooklyn & Colorado

The Andy Statman Trio's only NYC show in July -
Thursday 18July @ 8PM
Brooklyn NY

then - off to Colorado -
Saturday 27July
The Andy Statman Trio
House Concert
Boulder CO

Sunday 28July
RockyGrass Festival
Lyons CO
The Andy Statman Trio
with special guests
Tim O'Brien and Michael Cleveland

Monday 29July
Andy & Jim
House Concert
Boulder CO

Monday, June 17, 2013

Tuesday 18 June: Last Charles Street Show of the Season

Tuesday night marks the end of another season at Charles Street - we'll be off until August - music starts around 9PM.
We'll also be at Barbés in Brooklyn Thursday at 8 and then we're taking some time off.

Monday, May 27, 2013

this week: Charles Street X2

For the first time in a while, two nights (Tuesday AND Thursday) at Charles Street this week - music at 9 (more or less)

Friday, May 17, 2013

3 Nights, 3 Boroughs: Charles St (Tues), Queens College (Wed), Barbés (Thu)

Tuesday 21May @ 9PM
The Andy Statman Trio
(Andy, Jim, Larry)
53 Charles St (@ West 4th St) NY NY

Wednesday 22May @ 7PM
free concert!
Andy, Jim & guest drummer Jordan Perlson
Lefrak Concert Hall
Queens College
Queens NY

Thursday 23May @ 8PM
The Andy Statman Trio
(Andy, Jim, Larry)
376 9th St
Brooklyn NY

Monday, May 6, 2013

AS3, El Paso TX, Wednesday 8 May - and it's free!

7PM Wednesday 8 May
The University of Texas El Paso Inter-American Jewish Studies Program presents
The Andy Statman Trio
 at Congregation B'nai Zion
805 Cherry Hill Lane,
El Paso,TX 79912

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Back at Charles Street, Thursday 2 May

We're back at the Charles Street Synagogue this Thursday (2 May) after the long break - and then we have another (shorter) break before we return on 21 May. Music at 8:45, more or less.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Andy Statman Trio: Brooklyn X2 this week

We'll be at Barbés Thursday evening (18 April) at 8 - our only metro NYC evening show in April.

On Sunday 21 April at about 2:45 you'll find us at the 5th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival @ The Bell House - the NY Times previews the Festival here.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Statman/Grisman: NYC/Chicago

The Andy Statman Trio
(Andy on clarinet & mandolin, Jim Whitney on bass and Larry Eagle on drums & percussion)
reunite with friend/mentor/mandolin mystic
David Grisman

Sunday 7 April @ 8PM
The City Winery, NYC

Tuesday/Wednesday 9-10 April @ 8PM
The City Winery, Chicago IL

Here's what they sounded like last year in Boston...

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Blues legend Danny Kalb guests with AS3 on 12 March

 Danny Kalb, guitar virtuoso and Blues Project founder, joins the Andy Statman Trio at Charles Street on 12 March as our last guest artist before the holiday break.  Music will start wafting through the room sometime around 9.

photo credit:  Meeta Gandhi

Monday, March 4, 2013

Final Four @ Charles Street

Our last 4 evenings at Charles Street before the long break - this Tuesday (5 March) and Thursday (7 March - duo evening - Andy & Larry), and next Tuesday (12 March) & Thursday (14 March). Music starts around 9.

Back in May.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Back at Charles Street (briefly!)

The Andy Statman Trio begins to wrap up the winter season at Charles Street - the trio performs Tuesday, 26 February and Andy and Jim play a duo performance on Thursday, 28 February.  Music starts at 9.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013

Andy on American Routes

Andy's interview on Nick Spitzer's American Routes syndicated public radio show is featured on this week's program - you can listen to it here.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Will Holshouser, Tuesday 5 February

Box squeezer Will Holshouser (or Wesleyan Will, as he's known to...well, no one, really) joins Andy Statman and Larry Eagle at Charles Street on Tuesday 5 Feb at 9.  Last time these three got together they turned one of Andy's tunes into sort of a trad klezmer video - see it here.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Charles Giordano returns to Charles Street

Walking, talking Beatles encyclopedia Charles Giordano returns to Charles Street Tuesday night 27 January to squeeze some accordion with the Andy Statman Trio. Music will start a bit later than usual - probably a little after 9. 

(btw - at 7:30 that same evening, our friend, plectrum banjo-ist Cynthia Sayer will have her record release party at Joe's Pub.  The album - Joyride - features a cover of one of Andy's tunes - hear it here.  The Joe's Pub show will feature Jim, Larry, Charles and maybe even Andy - if you feel like making it a double-header, come on down!)

Sunday, January 20, 2013

This week: Charles Street/Michael Daves

The Andy Statman Trio appears Tuesday night 22 January at Charles Street, and again on Thursday the 24th - but on Thursday we add the magnificent vocalocity and pickage of the marvelous Michael Daves.  Music begins both evenings promptly and precisely at exactly the time we get around to it, usually sometime roughly around 9ish.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

This week: Brooklyn X2 - Thursday AND Saturday

We'll be at Barbés in Brooklyn this Thursday (17 January) at 8PM - our friends Union Street Preservation Society follow at 10.
Saturday night at 8:30:  a new/old venue - the Jewish Music Café in their new location - 659 Sackett Street, 11215.