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

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We're Charting! Alt Country Specialty Chart (9 weeks out of 12)... high so far at #14


Our new Single...about this forever moment we are currently in:
"If I Ever See You Again" (Remix)

- a love song to anyone and everyone we haven't seen in 2 years and beyond...

available all over.. choose your music playform here.
or go direct to:
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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's Voices In My Head album cover NEWS! Back pOrchEstra's new album, "Voices In My Head" (Genre Whiplash)
You can choose your music service here to order or preview it.

"...excellent album ... has roots in country and blues but zigzags all over the musical map, evokes artists from multiple decades over the last century and embraces everything from indie-rock and Americana to Celtic, Motown, and Western swing. If you need a reference point, look to Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks and Asleep at the Wheel, whose records also draw on disparate sources."
  - Jeff Burger, Americana Highways, TheAquarian.com

"...everything from alt. rock to cajun, to country, to Brownie Ford era Western Swing. But the thing that keeps this set together is their excellent songwriting full of smooth never-miss-a-beat lines and vivid imagery. It's a studio album but it sure does have a back porch jam band feel to it"
  - Calvin Powers, americanamusicshow.com, WHUP-FM (4 songs in rotation)

...Includes the new single, "If I Ever See You Again (remix)"
A love song to all close ones we haven't seen in so long. The Roots Rock flavor of this track is inspired by Levon Helm, with a bit of Lucinda, some Joni Mitchell, a little taste of Celtic and even a hint of Marvin Gaye. ->> Choose your music service here: https://orcd.co/dw640r4

or... Info & order CDs and USB-Music Cards at GlobeRecords.com


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Back PorchEstra - Original and vintage Roots Rock, Americana, Country Blues, Western Swing with rich acoustic tones...
Back pOrchEstra at the Sweetwater, Mill Valley, CA

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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 music by the San Francisco Bay Area musical outfit, Tim Eschliman's Back pOrchEstra
Roots Rock, Americana, country blues, Western Swing, Cajun, Indie-Rock, New Orleans and singer-songwriter music. The band presents new originals as well as historic American Roots material with rich acoustic tones. It's a compact Shelter-in-Place-inspired musical outfit befitting the newfound minimalism of the current times... going back to the basics... taking advantage of the highly talented yet currently idle players. Formed for the first time the locked-down summer of 2020, they have conducted several live streaming episodes and live outdoor shows as well as a recent foray into the Big-Pink-style living room recording facilities of Globe Records (as utilized in the recent New Copasetics album).

Web Page Press article about Back pOrchEstra See the article about Back pOrchEstra in the Marin IJ Feb, 2022:

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)



Our Single, ... "Might Hafta Go After It"
from the Voices In My Head project

A groovin', rockin' tribute to the amazing Jesse "Ed" Davis (early Taj Mahal) feel-good guitar style.
by 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, Gary Potterton and Jackson Allen
(plus guests Vicki Randle and Kathy Kennedy)
available all over.. choose your music platform here.
or go direct to:
iTunes - Amazon - Spotify - Tidal - Deezer

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


Our 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 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).


Back pOrchEstra is Tim Eschliman (Etta James, Commander Cody & His Western Airmen, New Copasetics) vocals & resonator guuitar, Bowen Brown (John Lee Hooker, Tommy Castro, Rhythmtown-Jive) on drums, Candy Girard (Delaney Bramlet, Tanya Tucker, Clint Black and with Jerry Garcia on his album "Cats Down Under the Stars") on violin, Beau Bradbury (Beaullieu) (California Honeydrops, Gator Beat) on bass, Gary Potterton (NRPS, Texas Chainsaw) on guitar, sometimes Jackson Allen (Narada) on guitar, Vicki Randle (Dr. John, Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples & the Tonight Show Band) on percussion and Kathy Kennedy (Big Bang Beat, Zasu Pitts Memorial Orchestra, Starship) on vocals. Included in the recordings are Austin deLone (Elvis Costello, Fabuous Thunderbrds, Eggs Over Easy) on piano and (Elvis Costello, Fabuous Thunderbrds, Eggs Over Easy) and Jack Ohara (Eggs Over Easy) on vocals.

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


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Calendar:


Back pOrchEstra's "Voices In My Head" album release tour:
Spring-Summer, 2022.


Back pOrchEstra at Sonoma County Fair Park Stage
outdoors, Wednesday, Aug 10, 1:30-4:30
1350 Bennett Valley Road - Santa Rosa, CA 95404


Back pOrchEstra at Brewsters Beer Garden, Petaluma
outdoors July 10, 2022 Sunday Afternoon 1:00-4:00 pm
4229 Water St. North Petaluma, CA 94952 (707) 981-8330


Back pOrchEstra at Peacetown Celebration
Hopmonk Sebastopol stage

outdoors, Wednesday, June 15, 5:30-7:30
230 Petaluma Ave Sebastopol, CA 95472 (707) 829-7300


Back pOrchEstra at Reel & Brand, Sonoma
May 27, 2022 Friday 8:00-10:00
401 Grove St. Sonoma CA 95476 · (707) 938-7204
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show




Back pOrchEstra at Rancho Nicasio, Nicasio, CA
May 15, 2022 Sun. 5:00 to 6:30 or 7:00
A fabulous roomy dance floor and a gorgeous drive to get there
with Tim Eschliman (resonator guitar), Gary Potterton (Tele & dobro),
Sharron Drake (violin), Joe Kyle Jr (string bass), Willy Jordan, (drums)
Free Show, but Reservations required
1 Old Rancheria Rd, Nicasio, CA 94946
(415) 662-2219
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show

Rancho Nicasio - 5-15-22


Back pOrchEstra at Move & Groove, Berkeley, CA
Run Walk Skate 5K to Live Music
Apr 24, 2022, Sun 10 am- noon
Albany High School and Memorial Park, Albany, California
Price increase from $15 to $25 on APRIL 13
Register here

Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show




Back pOrchEstra at The Backroom, Berkeley, CA - New Date!
Apr 23, 2022, Sat 8:00, Doors 7:30
NOTE: 1st 20 paid attendees get the new CD! $15 cover / $10 Student
Get Tickets here

1984 Bonita Avenue Berkeley, CA, 94704
Note: we are asking attendees that want to join us inside to be
vaccinated and wear masks when not eating / drinking
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show




Back pOrchEstra at Murphy's Irish Pub, Sonoma
outdoors in the tent Apr 2, 2022 Saturday 7:00-9:00
464 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476 (707) 935-0660
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Back pOrchEstra with Leah Jones at The Lost Church, Santa Rosa, CA
A fabulous new INTIMATE indoor listening room with open doors
Mar 11, 2022 Fri. 8:15-10:30, doors 7:30
Get Tickets here!
Note: we are asking attendees that want to join us to be
vaccinated and wear masks when not eating / drinking
427 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 415 320 1408
Entrance on Ross Street between Mendocino Avenue and B Street
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show




Back pOrchEstra at Big Easy, Petaluma, CA
Feb. 26, 2022, Saturday 7:00-10:30
NOTE: 1st 20 paid attendees get the new CD! $10 cover
128 American Alley, Petaluma, California 94952
Phone: (707) 776-7163
Note: we are asking attendees that want to join us inside to be
vaccinated and wear masks when not eating / drinking
This is planned as an indoor show, we'll see how that goes...
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show




North Bay Reveal!: Back pOrchEstra with Sean Carscadden
at Sweetwater Music Hall
,
19 Corte madera Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941 (415) 388-3850
Feb 3, 2022 Thu. 8:00 show, 7:00 doors
Special large band with Tim Eschliman (resonator guitar), Gary Potterton (guitar),
Candy Girard (violin), Beau Beaullieu (Bradbury) (bass), Willy Jordan, (drums),
Note: we are asking attendees that want to join us to be
vaccinated and wear masks when not eating / drinking
Get Tickets here
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show


SW - No Bay Reveal 2-3-22



Back pOrchEstra at Reel & Brand, Sonoma
most likely indoors with some outdoor seating options near the music.
Dec 10, 2021 Friday 6:00-8:00
with Tim Eschliman (resonator guitar), Gary Potterton (guitar),
Leta Davis (new on violin!), Joe Kyle Jr (string bass), Gary Silva, (drums)
401 Grove St. Sonoma CA 95476 · (707) 938-7204
Note: we are asking attendees that want to join us inside to be
vaccinated and wear masks when not eating / drinking
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show




Back pOrchEstra at Reel & Brand, Sonoma
outdoors, weather permitting. Nov 12, 2021 Friday 6:00-8:00
with Tim Eschliman (resonator guitar), Gary Potterton (guitar),
Candy Girard (violin), Joe Kyle Jr (string bass), Jeff Campitelli, (drums)
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
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show



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
Click here to see Facebook Event page for this show





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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


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