Photos from San Francisco show at Amnesia

Posted by Hamilton on 27 March 2013

A collection of great shots from our San Francisco show from SneakLab

Spring 2013 Song Sparrow Research Tour

Posted by Hamilton on 24 February 2013

Spring 2013 Song Sparrow Research Tour Dates announced.

Song Sparrow Research Tour 2013 Poster

3/05 – Seattle – The Triple Door Musicquarium
With Corespondents.

3/08 – Portland – The Piano Fort
With Ryan Francesconi and Robin Bacior.

3/09 – San Francisco – Amnesia
Early show. With Dominique Leone.

3/10 – Los Angeles – TBA

3/11 – Santa Fe – Santa Fe Sol
With Ink on Paper and Luke Carr

3/13 – Sacramento – Marilyn’s On K
With Lords Of Outland, Now ! Miles, and Ross Hammond Trio.

3/14 – Chico – Cafe Coda
With Bogg (album release show), Avita Treason, and The Rugs

3/15 – Eugene – TBA

Further details here:

January 23, 2013 at the Tractor Tavern with Edmund Wayne and Simon Kornelis

Posted by Charlie on 11 January 2013

We’ll be performing in Seattle on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard with Edmund Wayne and Simon Kornelis.

Show starts at 8 PM and is $6. 21+ RSVP on Facebook and invite a friend.

Advance tickets are available via Ticketweb.

Photos from Sunita Budhrani from The Sunset Tavern

Posted by Charlie on 10 January 2013

Photographer Sunita Budhrani, who regularly shoots photographs for the Seattle music blog Nada Mucho, came out to our recent show at The Sunset Tavern.

In addition to taking some really beautiful photos of the band that night, she also wrote her very first concert review…we are flattered!

Video: Song Sparrow Research Live on KEXP

Posted by Hamilton on 14 December 2012

On September 26th, 2012, much earlier in the day than any rock band should, we headed to the KEXP studios to do a live performance on Cheryl Water’s Midday Show. Inconspicuously roaming amongst us were a few folks with cameras. This is what they shot:


“As the Clouds Drift By”


“Ever Feel So Down”


“Free to Go Back Home”


“Hear My”


Full Performance:


Host: Cheryl Waters
Engineer: Kevin Suggs
Cameras: Jim Beckmann & Scott Holpainen
Editing: Luke Knecht

Song Sparrow Research Live at the Tractor Tavern September 2012

Posted by Hamilton on 11 November 2012

Song Sparrow Research live at the Tractor Tavern. 23 September 2012.

Photos by Maresa Eve Mireille

Continue reading "Song Sparrow Research Live at the Tractor Tavern September 2012" >

Audioasis Benefit Show for YouthCare November 3rd

Posted by Hamilton on 24 October 2012

KEXP’s local show Audioasis, asked us if we would be interested in playing one of their monthly benefit shows and we jumped at the opportunity to support this month’s recipient, YouthCare.

The show is Saturday, November 3rd at the Sunset Tavern. RSVP to the event here and purchase tickets here (only $7 in advance). We are sharing the bill with fellow local Seattle bands, Western Medicine and Tokyoidaho.

KEXP YouthCare Poster

From YouthCare: “YouthCare builds confidence and self-sufficiency for homeless youth by providing a continuum of care that includes outreach, basic services, emergency shelter, housing, counseling, education, and employment training.” If you’d like to learn more or get involved, check out their website.

Song Sparrow Research at City Arts Fest 2012

Posted by Hamilton on 5 October 2012

We’re excited and honored to be playing Seattle’s City Arts Fest 2012 alongside a huge lineup of really incredible artists. Our show is Thursday October 18th with Dusty 45s, Vince Mira Band, and Legendary Oaks at Barboza. Start time is 7pm and we’re up first so if you plan on coming out make sure not to miss our set.

City Arts Fest 2012

If you want to see other shows, wristbands can be purchased for every show for all four days at the City Arts site. Or you can get a single ticket at this link.

Song Sparrow Research live performance on KEXP

Posted by Charlie on 26 September 2012

KEXP logoTune in today for a live performance on KEXP. We’ll be playing a few songs off our new, second album plus a new, as-yet-unreleased song and speaking with Cheryl Waters during her Midday Show. 90.3 on your radio dial if you’re in Seattle or anywhere around the world at

Be sure to RSVP to our Facebook event as part of the online listening party.

[UPDATE 10/9: An archive of the show is now up on the KEXP website so you can listen whenever you’d like.]

Song Sparrow Research live at Columbia City Theater – Catapult and Hear My

Posted by Hamilton on 6 September 2012

Live at Columbia City Theater for the Song Sparrow Research record release show July 26th, 2012.

Directed and edited by Jake Knapp. Filmed by Jake Knapp and Madison Knapp.

Performing the songs “Catapult” and “Hear My” off the album Song Sparrow Research (available on 12″ vinyl and digital download:

Featuring special guests: Ivan Arteaga – clarinet, Christopher Icasiano – drums, and Trevor Pendras – guitar.