Sunday, October 16, 2011

Hold tight


and recording a new record.

Stay tuned!!

Friday, September 16, 2011

NYC Rising 2011 ----> Help me become rich and famous!! ...or at least not broke and starving.

Well I'll be... I'm a finalist in the NYC Rising 2011 contest!!  Out of 700 some bands, I got picked to be in the top 16.  Now it's up to the public to decide who are the top 5, that's you!

Just click on me (thomas bryan eaton) in this drop down box and hit the VOTE button!!

Monday, August 29, 2011

-------------> ONE DAY ONLY SALE!!!!!!!!!!

(Quick note - I'm playing a solo show in Louisville, KY tonight, Tuesday Aug 30th at the Highlands Taproom 10pm FREE)

Just what is Microfundo?!?!?  Well, you'll have to go check it out for yourself.  I can say, "Power to the People!"

I will tell you that I'm working with them to promote my big NYC homecoming show this Friday, Sept. 2nd at Union Hall!! After a string of fantastic solo shows in Colorado, I'm ready for some electricity with Hobson's Choice!!!  AND as part of that, I'm offering my latest studio EP, "When You're Dancing," a four song selection of rootsy rock 'n' roll tunes at the special price of 'name your own price' through Tuesday!!

Check it out here -

And I assure you, all proceeds will go directly into my 'make a new record' savings account.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Home, Again. Almost...

Phew, what a summer!!  It's not quite over yet.  I've got one more show here in Colorado this evening, then a few shows on the way back to Irene drenched New York City!!  AND a full band show to celebrate my return and the coming of Autumn.  Here's what's coming up in the next week for me!

08/28 - Boulder, CO
* The Laughing Goat - 9pm

08/30 - Louisville, KY
* Highlands Taproom - 10pm
----> I'll be alternating sets (and playing with) The Breedings!!

08/31 - Thomas, WV
* The Purple Fiddle - 8pm

09/02 - Brooklyn, NY
* Union Hall - 9pm
----> Full band "Hobson's Choice" homecoming show!!
-------->I'll also be playing with Denton directly after!

AND my new live acoustic EP "Adventures in Motion: Part II" is now available, ONLY at shows!!

Hope to see you soon!!!

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Colorado Summer Tour 2011, brought to you by Thomas Bryan Eaton

Colorado, here I come!!!

That's right, Thomas Bryan Eaton (that's me) will be heading to the Front Range for a solo tour this August; his first tour in the Rocky Mountain state since the legendary Cletus & the Barnburners tour or 2005!!  Here are the dates:

08/25 - Colorado Springs, CO

* Jives Coffee 8pm

08/26 - Denver, CO
* Cork & Coffee 7pm

08/27 - Ft. Collins, CO

* Avogadro's Number 8pm
-->opening for Spring Creek

08/28 - Boulder, CO
* The Laughing Goat 9pm


In honor of such momentous occasions, Thomas has released a new edition in his live EP series, "Adventures in Motion: Part II" which features acoustic takes on three unreleased originals and one classic Delmore Brothers song available ONLY at shows!!

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Hobson's Choice & Michaela Anne - Together Again!!

I've got some shows lined up this weekend with my band Hobson's Choice, AND my dear friend and musical conspirator, Michaela Anne.  Details:
Aug. 4th - Spike Hill - Brooklyn, NY - 11pm
     Free show AND my last NYC gig until the Fall.
Aug. 5th - Bullfrog Brewery - Williamsport, PA - 9pm
Aug. 6th - Eagles Mere Inn - Eagles Mere, PA - 8pm

Sunday, July 17, 2011

------->>> Last Minute FREE Show at BROOKLYN BOWL!!!!

You heard it here first!! Or maybe somewhere else...but you're here now reading about it!!! Here are all the details:

Who -- Thomas Bryan Eaton with his band Hobson's Choice
What -- Good times, drinks and dancing
Where -- Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe at N.11th)
When -- 8pm, Sunday July 17th
Why -- because we can
How -- if you have to ask...

AND stick around for Miss Tess and the Bon Ton Parade directly after us!!

-------------------------------------  THIS IS A FREE SHOW!!!  -------------------------------------

Friday, July 1, 2011

Monday, June 13, 2011

The New Tire Mini Tour 2011 AND a new video

In honor of my new tires, this weekend I'll be heading to my old stomping grounds in upstate New York. First a couple solo sets; starting in Rochester at Boulder Coffee on June 16th, then in Cortland where I'll be opening up for good friends Digger Jones at The Stone Lounge on June 17th.

THEN this Saturday, June 18th, I'll be having the good fortune of playing with my band Hobson's Choice at my favorite venue (The Chapterhouse) in my favorite town (Ithaca)!!! What good fortune. Opening the show will be the new powerhouse duo, Sunday Vipers featuring Steve Gollnick and Billy Cote.


Here's a new video of a solo rendition of my tune "I Can't Hear" from the American Folk Art Museum a few months back.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

The Tale of the Two Sides of Thomas Bryan Eaton, part two

June 9th - Googies Lounge - 7:30pm - SOLO SET
-------->a mostly solo acoustic set with a little help from my dear friend Jenn Grauer; who just might be playing directly after me!!!!
---------------------> listen

June 10th - Spike Hill - Midnight - HOBSON'S CHOICE
--------> a full on rock 'n' roll implosion with HOBSON'S CHOICE featuring: Jeff Malinowski, Raphael McGregor, John Pahmer, Aaron Shafer-Haiss & Michaela Anne
---------------------> listen

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Tonight, May 5, 2011 - debut performance of "the Hobson's Choice Big Band!"

That's right, we're pulling out all the stops tonight to celebrate the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.  Get ready for "The Hobson's Choice Big Band!!"  Tonight, May 5, 2011, 11pm at Spike Hill.

thomas bryan eaton - vocals, guitar
jeff malinowski - vocals, bass
serena jean - vocals
john pahmer - keyboards
raphael mcgregor - lap steel
aaron shafer-haiss - drums
john durgee - drums

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The Together Again Spring Tour 2011, Part II

Whew, after a whirlwind first part of The Together Again Spring Tour 2011, I'm back home in lovely Brooklyn, enjoying some beautiful spring weather, and getting ready for Part II of this mighty tour!!

Part II will find me teaming up with my dear friend Michaela Anne, AND I'll be playing the shows with my full band, Hobson's Choice!!!  Which is sweet.

We'll be hitting up Franklin's Tower in Albany, NY and Radio Bean in Burlington, VT as well as a private party that you're invited to in Hague, NY, just get in touch!!  For all the details, see the dates below!

To wet your whistle, check out a video I took of Michaela at her record release show a few weeks back (I got to take a break on a few tunes to just sit and listen!).  It's a slow and beautiful build of a song with a face-melting lap steel break from my dear friend Raphael McGregor.


Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Together Again Spring Tour 2011, Part I

It's finally getting warm here in nyc and that means it's time to hit the road! Yup, this summer promises to be adventurous to say the least... :)

First up are some dates in April with my good friends The Breedings from Nashville.  Starting this Friday with what is shaping up to be a spectacular show at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn; featuring not only the Breedings, but my electric band Hobson's Choice, Serena Jean & Digger Jones (who just put out a fantastic new album!!).  Then we'll be heading south for a week of shows that I'll be playing solo sets as well as jamming with the Breedings!  Sweet.

Part II of The Together Again Spring Tour 2011 will see me making my way up north to do some co-bills with my dear friend Michaela Anne.  I'll have a full band for this leg of the tour!!  here's all the dates, click on the date for more info:


Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Getting ready....

....for the spring!!  and the Summer!!!  Much fun will be had.  Much music will be played.  Check back here for all the details.  Already got a sweet April tour mostly booked with the Breedings, my good friends from Nashville. 

Here's a new track from an acoustic show I did in January -

Oh yeah, AND I put out an EP of rock 'n' roll music recently!!  Check it out right here-

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

---------------------Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 2--------------------

Special 'mostly acoustic' show this Friday, focusing on honey drenched harmonies and nostalgia
Details below or on facebook

Friday March 4th, 7:30pm
thomas bryan eaton & friends

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

"When You're Dancing" release show this Fri Feb 18th at Zebulon!!

Join us this Friday, February 18th at Zebulon in Brooklyn, NY for a celebration of the release of my new EP, "When You're Dancing."  In honor of such endeavors, I've assembled my live band, Hobson's Choice to give the tunes (and you) a proper workout.  AND it's FREE!!!  Here's the night's lineup:

9pm - Jeff Malinowski -
10pm - Hobson's Choice -
11pm - Red Horse -
12am - Crooks -

more info on FACEBOOK 

AND I'll have copies of the EP on a limited edition CD run which I printed in order to fund a limited edition vinyl release forthcoming!  You can check out and purchase the album digitally right here!!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

-------------"When You're Dancing" is now available!!!-------------

Be on the look out for a limited edition vinyl release in late February.

ALSO - I've assembled my band Hobson's Choice for a release party on Feb. 18th at Zebulon in Brooklyn.  Also on the bill, Red Horse, the Crooks, and an acoustic set from Jeff Malinowski

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

-------------------- "When You're Dancing" is here! --------------------

Without further ado, I give you, "When You're Dancing." A new EP featuring 4 songs filled with the rock and the roll.

Please check out my bandcamp page to listen and/or purchase:

------Special first day introductory prices only on bandcamp------
$1.99 until I wake up, then
$2.49 until I go to teach the youth of Scarsdale, then
$2.99 forevermore

You can also find it by a simple search on iTunes, Amazon or what have you.

Also of note:
-release party Feb. 18th at Zebulon
-Vinyl pressing forthcoming

Monday, January 24, 2011

One More Day!!!

YES!!! One more day until "When You're Dancing," my new EP will be released. Who's excited??

I AM!!!!

-----> Also, save the date for my record release party on Feb. 18th at Zebulon with my full band, Hobson's Choice.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

"When You're Dancing" release show set for Feb 18th at Zebulon!!

The title just about says it all. And I'm quite excited; I truly love Zebulon and have seen some amazing shows there. This will be my first!! Sweet!

I'll be playing with my band, Hobson's Choice. Also on the bill will good friends Red Horse and a band from Austin, TX that I'm assured from reliable sources is really good. More info to follow.

------> So save the date!!

"When You're Dancing" EP Release Party
Friday, February 18, 2011 at Zebulon in Brooklyn, NY

The EP will be available for digital consumption on January 25th.

For now, listen and download the title track of the EP right here:

When You're Dancing by thomas bryan eaton

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

The future... now!!! I'm totally live blogging from my phone.

I love the future!!!

- Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Soundcloud away!

Listen to the title track from my new EP, "When You're Dancing."

The 4 song EP will be available on January 25th, 2011.

When You're Dancing by thomas bryan eaton