News From The Band

Coyote Willow’s brand new CD “Raising the Barn” set for release November 2016!

Coyote Willow has a “penchant for making the personal universal in their songs.”

~ Brian McElhiney, The Bend Bulletin (Oregon), January 29, 2016

 We have finished our new full-length CD project! “Raising the Barn” is the culmination of our experiences with taking to heart the guidance of our mentor, Lisa Lepine, to find our “authentic authority” through connections with community and friends, and through that process finding our new name of Coyote Willow. It has been a profound journey working with so many talented souls on this project: Gary Calicott (Gary Calicott Photography), Holly McClintock (Zen Art Ink), Jasmine Helsley-Barnett (JAH Promotions), Clay Smith (Soundsmith Studios), Bethany Willis (fiddle), Jeff Ingraham (drums), Steve Beaudry (harmonica), Franchot Tone (bass), and Bill Powers (mandolin). It has truly been a “barn raising” with new music, new ideas, new and old friends, and inspiration from all who have supported this project and brought their magic in to play. We have our initial CD release tour starting Nov. 11 at McMenamins Grand Lodge and and then on Saturday Nov. 12 as part of the 12th anniversary celebration of McMenamins Old St Francis School!!  Hope you can join us for these first shows.