Back pOrchEstra
Original and vintage Roots Rock, Americana, Country Blues,
Singer/Songwriter and Western Swing with rich acoustic tones...

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NEWS! Our "Just Fall In Love" single selected for inclusion in the... World National Indie Radio's "2021 Radio Best Songs of the Summer." Check out a ton of indie artists every night on www.wnir-radio.com or on iTunes or Andorid - (search under WNIR Radio National Indie Radio). You can also still choose your music service here to hear it. More on the single below

Back PorchEstra - Original and vintage Roots Rock, Americana, Country Blues, Western Swing with rich acoustic tones...
with... Tim Eschliman, Bowen Brown, Candy Girard, Beau Bradbury and Jackson Allen ...
originals and some select, possibly obscure, even historic tunes
(incl. '20s, '30s tunes downsized and reinvented a taste...)

New lockdown music by newly formed this summer, Shelter-in-Place-inspired musical outfit,
Tim Eschliman's Back Porch-Estra
...a Shelter-in-Place-inspired musical outfit ...a small Roots Rock, Singer-Songwriter, Americana combo befitting the newfound minimalism of the current times... going back to the basics... dishing out new original material and yet also some reworked ancestral, historic American Roots heirloom selections. Formed for the first time this lockdowned summer (2020), they have conducted several live shows and live streaming episodes as well as a recent foray into the Big-Pink-style living room recording facilities of Globe Records (as also utilized in the recent New Copasetics release).

Web Page Press article about Back pOrchEstra See the article about Back pOrchEstra's "Allons À Lafayette" Single in
Country Music News Int'l May, 2021 (see single info below)

Web Page Press article about Back pOrchEstra See the article about Back pOrchEstra in the Press Democrat February, 2021


New Single out June 4, 2021 ... "Just Fall In Love"
from the Voices In My Head project

...Diatribe on the potential pitfalls of dating in the new era.
Recently-formed west coast outfit with rich acoustic tones
taking advantage of some stellar but lately idle players:
Tim Eschliman, Candy Girard, Bowen Brown, Beau Bradbury and Jackson Allen
(plus guests Vicki Randle, Kathy Kennedy and Jack O'Hara)
available all over.. choose your music playform here.
or go direct to:
iTunes - Amazon - Spotify - Tidal - Deezer

What's it like?:
Updated Roots Rock, Americana, Indie Rock romance number with some '80s and '60s influences.


Our 3rd Single ... My Last Dime (I Miss My Country)
...Refections on the year we are having...
with Tim Eschliman, Candy Girard, Bowen Brown & Beau Bradbury
(plus guests Austin deLone and Vicki Randle)
available all over.. choose your music playform here.
or go direct to:
iTunes - Amazon - Spotify - Tidal - Deezer

What's it like?:
Driving Roots Rock reflections on the year we've all been having. Is music what emotions sound like?


Our 2nd Single ... "Allons À Lafayette"
...our take on the 1st Cajun song ever released
(on a 78 rpm record in 1928).
with Tim Eschliman, Candy Girard, Bowen Brown & Beau Bradbury
available all over.. choose your music playform here.
or go direct to:
iTunes - Amazon - Spotify - Tidal - Deezer

What's it like?:
This new interpretation of an historic Cajun tune conjurs up a Southwest Louisiana Dance Hall party... rural American Roots lives on... This single also features Beau Bradbury (Beaullieau) on bass on the live recording (California Honeydrops, Gator Beat).


Our 1st Single...about this forever moment we are currently in:
"If I Ever See You Again"

- a love song to anyone and everyone we haven't seen in 11 months and beyond...

available all over.. choose your music playform here.
or go direct to:
iTunes - Amazon - Spotify - Deezer

What's it like?:
The Roots Rock flavor of this track is driven by a Levon Helm rhythm inspiration, a bit of Lucinda vibe, even some Joni Mitchell influence, some Sid Page improvisational/orchestral tones (Dan Hicks) and when we get to reach the chorus, a hint of Marvin Gaye groove.


Back pOrchEstra is Tim Eschliman (Etta James, Commander Cody, New Copasetics), Bowen Brown (John Lee Hooker, Tommy Castro, Rhythmtown-Jive), Candy Girard (Delaney Bramlet, Tanya Tucker, Clint Black and with Jerry Garcia on his album "Cats Down Under the Stars") Beau Bradbury (Beaullieau) on bass (California Honeydrops, Gator Beat) and sometimes Jackson Allen on guitar (Narada). Included in the recordings are Vicki Randle on percussion (Dr. John, Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples & was in the Tonight Show Band) and Austin deLone (Elvis Costello, Fabuous Thunderbrds, Eggs Over easy).

Roots Rock, Americana, acoustic blues, Western Swing, Cajun, Pop-Rock, jug band, New Orleans and Kitchen Sink music... The band draws from new original material as well as reworked classics by Hank Williams, Taj Mahal, Dan Hicks, Big Bill Broonzy, Bob Wills, Bobby Charles ...even Christmas Jug Band tunes


Calendar:


Back pOrchEstra at Reel & Brand, Sonoma
outdoors, weather permitting. Nov 12, 2021 Friday 6:00-8:00
details tba
401 Grove St. Sonoma CA 95476 · (707) 938-7204
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show




Back pOrchEstra at Reel & Brand, Sonoma
outdoors! Sep 24, 2021 Friday 6:00-8:00
New twist- with Tim Eschliman (resonator guitar), Isaac Carter (guitar),
Ellen Springwater (violin), Joe Kyle Jr (string bass), Gary Silva, (drums)

401 Grove St. Sonoma CA 95476 · (707) 938-7204
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show




Back pOrchEstra at Brewsters Beer Garden, Petaluma
outdoors July 18, 2021 Sunday Afternoon 1:00-4:00 pm
4229 Water St. North Petaluma, CA 94952 (707) 981-8330
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show



Back pOrchEstra at Murphy's Irish Pub, Sonoma
outdoors July 17, 2021 Saturday Afternoon 2:00-4:00
Plus special guest Roxanne Oliva on accordion (Paddy Keenan, Tom Waits)
464 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476 (707) 935-0660
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Back pOrchEstra at Peacetown Celebration - Hopmonk Sebastopol stage
outdoors, Wednesday, July 7, 5:30-7:30
..with Tim Eschliman, Candy Girard, Beau Bradbury (CA Honeydrops) and Bowen Brown ...
230 Petaluma Ave Sebastopol, CA 95472 (707) 829-7300
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Back pOrchEstra at Reel & Brand, Sonoma
First ever with a 5-piece band! outdoors! dancing!
June 25, 2021 Friday 6:00-8:00
401 Grove St. Sonoma CA 95476 · (707) 938-7204
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show



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NPR's Tiny Desk entry 6/7/2021:


Just released 6/4/2021:




IF you feel like supporting music or great causes in these odd times here are many options to express yourself!:
  • Venmo: https://venmo.com/Tim-Eschliman
  • Paypal: https://paypal.me/GlobeRecords
  • CashApp: https://cash.app/$OneGlobe
  • GoFundMe for New Copasetics album promotion: https://www.gofundme.com/f/new-copasetics-new-album-promotion
OR... To help locally during these crises:
  • Performing Arts Worker Relief Fund is a resource for performing arts workers who are facing a loss of income due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Theatre Bay Area has launched this fund with the generous donations from individual donors, many of them fellow artists. https://www.theatrebayarea.org/donations/fund.asp?id=19580
  • Sonoma County Resilience Fund - largest long-term disaster recovery fund in Sonoma Co (Covid-19, wildfires & beyond): https://cfs.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?funit_id=1652
  • NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund: https://engage.naacpldf.org/dBCvDTd9IEiXX_jPkmkT_w2
  • Shop GlobeRecords.com for CDs / LPs, etc (these guys appear on albums there by New Copasetics, Rhythmtown-Jive, Christmas Jug Band, Swing Session, Stomp Jones..)
  • Donate to the Solano County Fair - a non-profit 501c3 - https://www.scfair.com/donate


Contact: P O BOX 750112 PETALUMA CA USA - 94975
(877) 456-2301
esch@[pleaseRemoveThisBracket]backPorchEstra.com


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