Thanks for helping us celebrate our 20th anniversary year. The big Old Town School of Folk Music show was ridiculously fun and filled with love and joy because you all showed up and helped us reminisce and sing and laugh along. And the recent show at SPACE, where we played “The Dumbest Magnets” start to finish, was really one we’ll remember forever. Thank you all so much for your continued support for our music. We’re not sure what the next thing will be – there will be more shows, recordings, maybe even tours – we will let you know as soon as we know!

Just type in discount code DVSALE2015 when you check out and 50% of the total will disappear.
Newly added 180g LP’s of “Forgiven Now.”

-Steve, Diane, Mark, Matt and Mike

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Hey! Diane and I will be playing a showcase at this year’s FARM gathering in Iowa City. That’s Folk Alliance Region Midwest. The whole thing happens at the Sheraton Hotel over the weekend of Oct 22-24.
Our official showcase will be at 10pm on Friday night, Oct 23rd.
We’ll also be playing sets in a couple of the room showcases later that evening:
“Uncorked Room” 214 presented by Loretta Sawyer. at 12 midnight
“Friendly Showcase Room” 224 presented by Jenny and Robin Bienemann at 12:30am
more information here

Dolly Varden to play “The Dumbest Magnets” album in its entirety at SPACE, Sept 19th

August 17, 2015

Dolly Varden with Rebecca Jasso, Saturday, September 19th at SPACE in Evanston. Advance tickets recommended As we continue to celebrate our 20 years together as a band we thought it would be fun to play one of our albums all the way through at our next show. We all decided that the one we’d most […]

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next show: SPACE Sept 19th

June 23, 2015

tickets on sale now! S.P.A.C.E.: Evanston, IL: Sat. September 19th

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WBEZ Interview

June 2, 2015
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Dolly Varden 20th Anniversary Concert May 2 at the Old Town School of Folk Music

January 27, 2015

We are very excited to announce that we will be celebrating our 20th anniversary as a band with a big concert at The Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, on Saturday, May 2nd. Tickets go on sale March 13 at DOLLY VARDEN 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT CELEBRATION Saturday, May 2nd, 8pm, $20 Maurer […]

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New show announced: SPACE December 12

September 26, 2014

Dolly Varden is gearing up for our 20th anniversary year next year. We plan to have a celebration concert and release some new stuff. Stay tuned here for updates on all that. In the meantime, we will be playing ONE BIG SHOW in 2014: Friday, December 12th S.P.A.C.E Evanston, IL with Funeral Bonsai Wedding tickets […]

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2014 and beyond

February 10, 2014

All of us at Dolly Varden headquarters would like to thank everyone for an amazing 2013. We released “For A While” in late January, and the reception really exceeded our expectations. We are so grateful for everyone who listened to the recordings, came to the shows, played the album for friends, shared it online, wrote […]

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The songs of Diane Christiansen – FitzGerald’s, Jan 24th

January 15, 2014

We’ve talked about doing a show like this for a long time. As you probably know, each of our albums has a few songs that Diane sings – some written by her and some that I’ve written for her to sing. We usually play a few of them whenever we play, but for this show we’re […]

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