Posted in March 2012

Paul Brady — Lakes of Pontchartrain 1977

This past Wednesday night, at our show with the Westerville Central Orchestra, we played a slower tune, the melody line of this song.  Paul Brady sings this song, with backing from Andy Irvine.  It’s awesome!  I can’t listen to it just one time through…needs to be on repeat. What will you give Josh for him … Continue reading

Tonight! Drowsy Lads perform with Westerville Central Orchestra

Tonight! Tonight! Sarah McPeak conducts the Westerville Central Orchestra, with featured guest artists, The Drowsy Lads + Regan-Rankin Irish dancers + John Jackson (Bluegrass guitar shredder wunderkind).  Original orchestral arrangements Phil wrote for this orchestra.  7:30pm.  $5.  At Westerville Central High School.   Here’s a video from the 2011 concert we did with the orchestra:

Drowsy Lads secret show?

Whoever can comment and is the first to say correctly where this is — we’ll give you a beer and cd at our next show!  Happy hunting…       Josh: “Oh, how sad I am!  No one is here to listen to my gorgeous voice (pout, pout).”

Story behind ‘The Drowsy Lads’ name

My friend, Dave McLaughlin, wanted to do an interview to talk about The Drowsy Lads and some of our sordid, mysterious history.  Here’s the link to the transcript. If you look outside and are defeated by this picture, then kill some time at work by reading this!