Album Review: AmericanRootsUK

In many ways an eastern USA version of Los Lobos with their very own style… excellent lead singing and tremendous harmonies… musicianship is of the highest order… dominated by the sheer joy of playing these songs together… virtually defines ‘good time music!’ – Mike Morrison, AmericanRootsUK.com  Read the entire review here.

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Safe and Sound in Saunderstown

     Every summer, first with The Red Sticks, now with the Revelers we navigate the perilous wilderness of Interstate 95 and somehow reach Kate Vivian’s house in quaint Saunderstown Rhode Island. Kate is what you would call a patron of the arts. She’s not rich, mind you, but she does have a nice house,…

Post Mardi Gras Update from Chas Justus…

The Revelers have returned to Lafayette after a couple weeks in the great white north.  The tour started the day after Mardi Gras, and I was a bit banged up myself, not to mention exhausted.  We drove straight up on Ash Wednesday to Saratoga Springs New York for the Dance Flurry festival.  They’ve got every…

The Revelers Featured in Paste Magazine

A excerpt from “French Rock’n’Roll” By Geoffrey Himes Tuesday, February 12, 2013 The quintet’s own album, The Revelers, signals its intentions by reviving three swamp-pop classics: Tommy McLain’s “Jukebox Songs,” Jewel & the Rubies’ “Kidnapper” and McLain’s “I’m Glad for Your Sake (But I’m Sorry for Mine).” The swamp-pop genre is best defined as Cajuns…