The Staves Archive

  • This Fall, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile took over as the new host of American Public Media’s A Prairie Home Companion. Each week, Chris will feature incredible live performances from an array of special musical guests — some known by all, and some who soon will be — along with a bit of comedy and spoken word, plus Chris will compose and perform a unique new song each week.

    PICK OF THE WEEK: Prairie Home Companion featuring Trey Anastasio – Ellie Caulkins Opera House – Saturday, November 19th

    This Fall, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile took over as the new host of American Public Media’s A Prairie Home Companion. Each week, Chris will feature incredible live performances from an array of special musical guests — some known by all, and some who soon will be — along with a bit of comedy and spoken word, plus Chris will compose and perform a unique new song each week.

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  • In most cases, a band with siblings merely plays out as an interesting footnote to a band's biography, save for the instance where one sibling is trying to stab the other, or if plums are being thrown.  Luckily, no disgruntled fruit was spotted anywhere near the Hi-Dive last Tuesday when The Staves made their first appearance in Denver to play most of their debut album, 'Dead & Born & Grown.'  Their  completely and utterly seamless vocals and self-deprecating humor endeared them to the small but appreciative audience very quickly.

    The Staves – June 11th – The Hi-Dive

    In most cases, a band with siblings merely plays out as an interesting footnote to a band's biography, save for the instance where one sibling is trying to stab the other, or if plums are being thrown. Luckily, no disgruntled fruit was spotted anywhere near the Hi-Dive last Tuesday when The Staves made their first appearance in Denver to play most of their debut album, 'Dead & Born & Grown.' Their completely and utterly seamless vocals and self-deprecating humor endeared them to the small but appreciative audience very quickly.

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