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January 5, 2018

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Tower Theatre Jan. 19, 2017 – Opening Act for Robert Earl Keen

February 2, 2017

Thanks to RandomPresents – we had a great time opening for Robert Earl Keen! Full house at the Tower Theatre. Coyote Willow with Robert Earl Keen!

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“Raising the Barn” included in Top 5 for 2016 – Bend Bulletin

December 29, 2016

Thanks to Brian McElhiney and the Bend Bulletin for including Coyote Willow in the list of the top 5 releases for 2016: ““Raising the Barn,” Coyote Willow (November, self-released): Katherine Hilst and Tim Coffey’s first album under the name Coyote Willow is both a statement of intent and a bold push into uncharted territory. The intricate […]

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

January 29, 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 […]

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Awesome gig at The Treehouse Cafe on Bainbridge Island

March 24, 2015

“Coyote Willow, an artful duo made up of Tim Coffey and Kat Hilst, is an eclectic combination of rock, blues, folk and contemplative instrumentals based primarily around Coffey’s soulful baritone voice and acoustic guitar and Hilst’s powerful cello work. Musically and lyrically, their tunes range from rockabilly to the lyrically-moving folk style, as well as […]

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Ben Salmon’s Year in Review, “Great Eight” from Go Magazine

February 23, 2013

Sometimes it seems like making, and listening to music in the 21st century means navigating in a sea of studio trickery. But the sound of great musicians expertly playing their real instruments will always endure. The debut album from this local duo is aptly named; the acoustics, and attention to detail that surrounded its creation […]

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The Lonely Grange Sessions

February 21, 2013

From the Bulletin for “The Lonely Grange Sessions”:  (link to article) The result is an album, “The Lonely Grange Sessions,” that draws out the natural warmth of Hilst & Coffey’s earthy folk, blues and Celtic music. Packed with his percussive acoustic guitar and the rich textures of her cello, the record courses with the chemistry […]

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From the Bend Bulletin for “Strings Unbound”

From the Bulletin for “Strings Unbound”:   After months of writing — both songs with vocals and instrumentals — Coffey began recording his new music with Joe Schulte at String Theory Music and Franchot Tone, a Bend-based producer. The result, “Strings Unbound,” is a collection of elegant, effortless folk songs about everyday life. Coffey’s tunes are sometimes […]

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