Tag Archives: Ian Telfer

On Diamonds on the Water


Oysterband fans have been waiting for this CD for a long time.  Some of us pre-ordered it months ago and have been waiting with anticipation for the February 17th release date:  some of us in the US were appalled to suddenly realize that February 17th was a postal holiday and we wouldn’t get it until the …

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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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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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