A brand new Dolly Varden album, “For A While”

March 13, 2013

“Who would think that a band that named itself after a certain type of trout and chalked up two decades and six discs would give us a set of songs that’s worthy of contention for album of the year, even though the year’s just barely begun?” – Country Standard Time “Chicago’s Dolly Varden – a […]

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February 21, 2013

Listen here we recorded 4 songs live to tape at Daytrotter’s Davenport studio on January 28th: California Zephyr Saskatchewan to Chicago Del Mar, 1976 For A While

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“For A While” available now!

December 26, 2012

“the band has just made what strikes many listeners as one of the best records of a distinguished career” – Chicago Tribune “a set of songs that’s worthy of contention for album of the year, even though the year’s just barely begun” – Country Standard Time Video about the making of the new album and […]

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New shows and a new video

November 12, 2012

As the official release date (Jan 22nd) of “For A While” rapidly approaches, we have a few announcements… Dolly Varden at City Winery, Chicago, Jan 19. Come celebrate the official release of “For A While” with us at this beautiful brand-new music venue. We’re hearing nothing but rave reviews about this intimate new listening room […]

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The New Phonebooks Are Here! The New Phonebooks Are Here!

September 24, 2012

The brand new Dolly Varden “For A While” CDs have arrived!! Swanky 8 panel digipaks with lyrics and beautiful fold-out artwork by our own Diane Christiansen. You can pick one up at our show on October 6th at SPACE in Evanston – details below – or mail order a CD from our top secret webstore.  […]

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dolly varden “for a while” available jan 21, 2013

August 16, 2012

We’ve just finished mixing and mastering the new dolly varden album, “for a while”. 12 new songs! The album officially comes out January 21, 2013. We’ll be celebrating finishing the album with a concert at SPACE in Evanston, IL on Saturday, October 6th, and we’ll have CD’s available for sale at the show – but […]

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Album # 6

July 13, 2012

I’m doing the final mixes for our 6th album this week. Mastering on the 19th. We’re all really looking forward to sharing these new songs and recordings with the world. We’re thinking of having this be our self-titled album: Dolly Varden. We decided to push the official worldwide  release of the album back to January, […]

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Summer 2012

May 28, 2012

We’re in the final stages of finishing our 6th album. We’ll be recording and mixing all through June and then it’s off to the presses. The official release date is Tuesday, October 2nd, with a big celebration concert at SPACE in Evanston on Saturday, October 6th. Advance tickets (highly recommended) for that show will go on sale […]

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April 23rd – preview songs from the upcoming Dolly Varden album at Schubas

March 18, 2012

Yup, we’re going to play the songs we’ve been working on in the studio live at Schubas on Monday, April 23rd.  A few of the new songs have found their way into recent set lists, but this will be the first time many of them have been performed in public. We’ll throw in a few […]

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January 24, 2012

Mouthful of Lies is officially re-issued today, January 24, 2012!! Available exclusively from Bandcamp.

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