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On Oysterband at the Algonquin Theatre


The Algonquin Theatre in Huntsville, Ontario, was the final stop on Oysterband’s 3-week autumn tour of central and western Canada.  It’s 13 hours away from home, trekking by car through Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Quebec, and finally, Ontario.  Michael Schneider, a long-time Oyster fan who made the journey from Santa Fe, New Mexico, asked:  Was …

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On Oysterband at Ferneham Hall


It’s the beginning of the festival season.  Oysterband made their first British appearance of this new season at the Gosport and Fareham Easter Festival, as the headline act on Saturday night, April 23rd.  I had a ticket, having ordered it from Ferneham Hall back in January.  Even then, the best they could do for me …

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Off to Cape Breton for Oysterband


I have just returned from a whirlwind trip to Sydney, Nova Scotia–a trip in which I spent 21 of 36 hours driving–to see a concert by the Oysterband. I’ve been telling everyone that this is my all-time-favorite band no one has ever heard of.  Which, of course, is not quite right, as they have been …

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