About Allysen Callery

Hello there, & Happy Spring!

You know, I’m still a little tired from SXSW. It was an absolute whirlwind blast~ I had some luck when a reporter from The Washington Post happened to be at my show because he came early to see Chicago’s Ryley Walker (he is awesome, if you like Bert Jansch, & if you are reading this, I bet you do) & then got me, as a surprise.
He posted about it on Instagram as TJOGTE (the joy of getting there early) & in a wonderful
boost for me, listed me #12 out of 40 acts he saw, ranked & reviewed in haiku form in The Washington Post.
Here is the link if you want to read-

My haiku was:
“A delicate touch
is a valuable asset
in this noisy world”.

More stories are on my blog if you are interested
& if you’d like to see some pictures, they are here on
my Instagram
& HUGE THANKS to the kind souls who helped me on my journey with donations to my SXSW fund.
Thank you so very kindly, it was an enormous help.

Here are some shows I am doing in April:

April 1- Columbus Theatre, Providence, RI- I’ll be sitting in with The ‘Mericans’ Chris Daltry, & singing a couple songs with him, in support of Arc Iris’ CD release. Also on the bill are The Sugar Honey Iced Tea. Should be a very fun night!
7 pm doors $10 advance, $12 day of show

April 4- Tavern at the End of the World, Charlestown, MA- with Bob Kendall. Late show with Bob Kendall, he has recorded & produced a handful of gorgeous songs with me, which have gone on to be featured in Folk Radio UK session & in a “Songs of Will Oldham/Bonnie Prince Billy” tribute compilation put out by the excellent Slowcoustic . We will be collaborating on a few songs that night, so come bear witness.
10 pm- Free

April 5- Nu Cafe , Worcester, MA- Early show where I play for tips in a cafe that sells beer & wine, & looks like some very tasty food.
6-8 pm

CANCELLED April 16- Perks & Corks. CANCELLED, Westerly, RI- with John Fuzek We will reschedule ASAP- sadly, John & I are Both sick.;(

One of the prettiest spots in RI to come hear a song, with great wines & other delights. John Fuzek will be playing a lot of Neil Young covers I hope, he is one of the founding members of the award winning Neil Young tribute band ‘Forever Young’.
8-11 pm Free, so please drink a lot

CANCELLED April 19- Dusk, ProvidenceCANCELLED , RI-Well, the show is not cancelled but I am Not Playing.
I have got a killer cold that has kicked my butt. I can’t sing or I cough like crazy.
Please go see: Detroit Rebellion, Us n’ Y’all ,& Haunt the House.
8- after midnight

April 26- Church Street Coffeehouse, Warren, RI- This is for the true fans- my annual show in a real Listening Room, in the traditional church basement coffeehouse style. I’ll play you my favorite British Isles traditionals, as well as my own new music in the olde style. Supporting me is my Jellyfant label-mate, Ryan Lee Crosby, who is an excellent blues player, fingerpicking on 12 strings. Do not miss.
8-10 $12

Thank you for reading all that! As a thank you, here is my cover of Bonnie Prince Billy’s I Gave You -produced by the gracious & talented Bob Kendall.

Free to download. The whole Slowcoustic comp is gorgeous & well worth your time & eardrums.

Lots of love,
Allysen x

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