Dec Wail Mail – into 2015!

//Dec Wail Mail – into 2015!

Hello my dear Wail peoples,

Well 2014 is about toast. Bring it on I say.
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You guys have been simply marvelous and we here in Wail World will pick up the pace a bit

and try to get to your neck of the woods just as fast as our Big Moe can carry us.

Speaking of Big Moe we are about to engage in yet another version.

This guy has over 200K and things are slowly showing some wear.

Like when he spit out spark plug #7 in Nashville this past year.

So the Van replacement project is upon us.
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so long old pal
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Other highlights from ’14?

Oh – two absolutely perfect Midwest Gypsy Swing Fests (MGSFs) – thank you EVERYONE!!

I don’t know how many miles but we hit the road more in ’14 than ever

and got in more than 100 shows.

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In April of 2014 HW hit the road with the Gonzalo Bergara
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-it was the maiden voyage of a new project-

Midwest Gypsy Swing fest on-the-road.

Working on April 2016 with HW and Robin Nolan Trio.

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Started a new recording project working with Joscho Stephan and Daisy Castro.

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Looking forward to 2015 we will get to Florida, back to Philly, DC area,

Colorado, Wyoming, N & S Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota with the second Allied Concert tour

Be sure to stay up on the latest gig info at wail.com

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Here’s a cool thing we got from Ben Sollee at The Sellersville Theater in PA.

We plan on recording many many shows thru a great program called set.fm.

We have 2 show for sale there now (I think one of ‘m is free)

and plan on sending more all the time.

http://set.fm/artists/harmonious-wail

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And of coarse the MGSF

— Feb 13 & 14 AND Sept 11 & 12 at Art in the Barn.

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Here is a quick look at the January gigs;

Sat. Jan 3, 8pm — First Wail of 2015 — Brink Lounge – — advance tix are here.

If all goes well this one will go to set.fm

701 East Washington Ave. Madison WI

Saturday Jan 3, 8pm

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Sat Jan 10 – Jeans Jazz Series in Racine WI – Sims’ boyhood home, go St Catherine’s angels!

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Fri Jan 23 – Leo and Leona’s – just outside of LaCrosse –

one of the last great road house gigs out there – we love it!

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Thurs Jan 29 – Lakeside Music Room – Winter Haven FL
Sun Feb 1 – Timucua White House Concerts in Orlando FL

www.orlandomagazine.com/Orlando-Magazine

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Which bring us to the Midwinter Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest.

February 13 and 14, 2015 – Brink Lounge.

Please visit the official site for details on tickets, schedule, sponsorship and volunteering

and also please click over to the Facebook page (and like it while you are there).

Line up announcement and ticket sales info is coming very soon

– Harmonious Wail and Don Stiernberg Trio are solid
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– more info coming soon- I promise

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MAMA awards – H Wail loves the MAMAs

– these guys work endlessly to put instruments directly into the hands of school kids.

HW took home like a dozen awards this year. – (ok four)
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Thank you Rick, the MAMAs and all contributors and voters

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I need to send a very special thank you to luthier extraordinaire Debra Amesqua.

She has my “Greenie” Mandolin on the bench totally refitting the neck and finger board

– and sent me hers to play while mine is at neck camp.
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Shared a wonderful evening of music with Mando-wiz Matt Flinner last November in Cleveland

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Big thanks to Alfonso Ponticelli

who will be back to the MGSF in Sept 2015

– here with his buddy and ours Emmett DP – Cheers!
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For more details be sure to go to the official Harmonious Wail web site and calendar

Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest

Sept 11 and 12, 2015

Midwinter Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest

Feb 13 and 14, 2015

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Please visit wail.com/calendar

and the official HW Facebook page

We hope to see you in 2015 – thanks again!
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Harmoniously,

Sims, Mag & Jeffo – the Wail

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