From There // To Here

It’s the final countdown!! We launch for our 2017 US/CANADA TOUR on JUNE 9! Dates below…

Craig has been working like mad to get our bus in good working order for our six-month trek around the US and Canada! He’s been dealing with all the mechanical issues, installing under cabinet lighting, a new Air/Con system (which we’ve waited nearly six years for), and giving the bathroom a facelift. Plus rehearsing and writing music, helping my parents with odds and ends and working a part-time job building stuff for other people, the man is an absolute machine!

Anyway, we have a pretty amazing route set before us, which will take us approximately 8000 miles. We’ve got loads of stops and we can not wait to see so many of you kinfolk!!

If you see yourself on our route and would like to connect with us, we’d be delighted! Just send us a message at thehollands @ thehollands.org

Our routing will be as follows:

June 9-11 Los Cerrillos, NM
June 12-13 Taos, NM
June 14 Colorado Springs, CO
June 15 Wellfleet, NE
June 16 Omaha, NE
June 17 Des Moines, IA
June 18-21 Mt. Vernon, IA
June 22-25 Green Bay, WI
June 26-29 Sturgeon Bay, WI
June 29-July 2 Urbana, IL
July 3-14 Muskegon, MI
July 15-16 Chicago, IL
July 17-26 Sturgeon Bay, WI
July 27 Milwaukee, WI
July 28 Elkhart, IN
July 29-31 St. Louis, MO
Aug 1-2 Kansas City, MO
Aug 3 Hays, KS
Aug 4-6 Denver, CO
Aug 7-10 Timberline, Frasier, CO
Aug 11 Heber City, UT
Aug 12-20 Salt Lake City, UT
Aug 21-25 Yellowstone, MT
Aug 26-31 Bozeman, MT
Sept 1 Somewhere between Bozeman and Calgary?
Sept 2- 5 Calgary
Sept 6-7 Banff
Sept 9-10 Kelowna
Sept 10-13 Vancouver and surrounding areas
Sept 14-20 Mossyrock, WA
Sept 21-22 Portland, OR
Sept 23-28 Bend, Or
Sept 29 Somewhere between Bend, OR and Redding, CA
Sept 30-Oct 1 Redding, CA
Oct 2-8 Oakland, CA
Oct 9-15 Carmel/Monterey, CA
Oct 16-17 Los Angelos area
Oct 18-25 Phoenix, AZ

Of course, we’ll be merrymaking all along the way and our tour dates are up at www.thehollands.org

Look forward to seeing y’all out on the open road!!
Love,
The Hollands!
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Touring The Southern Celestial Hemisphere

1856_Burritt_-_Huntington_Map_of_the_Stars_^_Constellations_of_the_Southern_Hemisphere_-_Geographicus_-_ConstSouth-burritt-1856We’re heading back to Australia for a rollicking, merrymaking tour, including some of our favorite festivals, folk clubs, bars and house concerts.

Dates below, more details at www.thehollands.org 

Sept 25-27 Wallaby Creek Music Festival, Rossville QLD

Oct 1 Treehouse Cafe, Byron Bay NSW

Oct 4 Tintenbar Upfront Club, Tintenbar NSW

Oct 9 Kimandi House Concerts, Port MacQuarie NSW

Oct 10 Northern Beaches Music Festival, Collaroy NSW

Oct 11 Illawarra Folk Club, Wollongong NSW

Oct 16-18 Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival, Kangaroo Valley NSW

Oct 23 Nethercote Music Factory Nethercote VIC

Oct 24 Arts Yackandanda, Yackandanda VIC

Oct 29 Barb’s Kew House Concerts Kew VIC

Nov 5-8 Bendigo Blues & Roots Music Festival, Bendigo VIC

From Nov 18-Jan 5 we will be taking a goodwill learning expedition, backpacking through the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. We will be each bringing one instrument and our hope musically, is to find opportunities to sit with locals sharing and swapping folk traditions.  Read more about that adventure HERE.

When we return to Australia we will be merrymaking through April at more of our favorite festivals and venues. Stay tuned on 2016 dates.