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Maxwell’s Tavern Front Room – Thursday, October 12th

I’m pleased to be playing the front room in Maxwell’s Tavern on Thursday, October 12th from 8-10pm. I’ll be joined by Ardith Collins on cello. This show is free for all to attend!

Thursday, October 12th
Josh Bicknell with Ardith Collins
Maxwell’s Tavern Front Room
1039 Washington Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
8-10pm

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Groov Cafe Recap 04-30-16

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What a fantastic little spot we found in Montclair, NJ. It feels like a living room, charms you like a coffee shop, and tastes like a restaurant. Ardith and I had a fantastic experience playing for a packed house of family, friends, and new friends. Really enjoyed this gig!

Thanks to my sister for the awesome photo above. You can check out some of her other work right here.

Here was the setlist!

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Pianos Recap

What a fantastic night at Pianos!

On Tuesday, December 29th I was joined by Ardith Collins on cello for a nice little acoustic performance in the upstairs lounge.

Here are Ardith and the sound guy doing a little pre-show phone check.

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Here is the setlist. We were able to pack a bunch of tunes in the set, including a folk tune (Who’s Gonna Shoe?), an 80s classic (Melt With You), a 90s one-hit wonder (Your Woman), a modern day cover (Loveland), and a bunch of my original songs. Oh… and… ummm… Britney Spears. There was some of that, too. I also experimented using looping pedals. One for the voice. One for the guitar. Worked out quite well and allowed me to add some additional layering.

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Here is a post-gig photo of Ardith and I.

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And finally, here’s a video of us performing “Loveland,” by Milky Chance. If you can’t see the embedded video below, you can watch it on YouTube right here: https://youtu.be/aXiP5vtfhuw

Pianos Upstairs Lounge

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Join me for a solo acoustic gig at Pianos Upstairs Lounge. This one is especially exciting… not just because it’s a FREE Show, but also because Ardith Collins will be joining me on cello. We’ll be doing something similar to what we did at Canal Day last weekend.

It will be awesome. Don’t miss it.

Thursday, August 27th 
Solo Acoustic with Ardith Collins on cello
Pianos Upstairs Lounge
158 Ludlow Street
New York, NY
7pm

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Recap – double-breasted at Wharton Concert Series 07/19/15

Wharton Spring Concert Series. Hugh Force Canal Park. Wharton, NJ. July 19, 2015.

This was technically the “Spring” concert series. But after the first date was cancelled due to rain, the reschedule date wound up on the hottest day of the year so far! I sweated through my shirt entirely, but nonetheless had a blast playing outdoors in a beautiful setting for a super attentive crowd.

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We are playing a wedding this weekend and then our next show is on Wednesday, August 19th in Cape May, NJ at the historic Chalfonte Hotel.

 

 

Recap of double-breasted at the Art Factory 06.04.15

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of playing with Kristy and Ardith for a private event at the Art Factory in Paterson, NJ.

Here is Kristy, soundchecking her mic.

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We had a blast.

Keep us in mind for any of your private event needs! Contact double-breasted over at http://doublebreastedmusic.com.

Five Songs from the Espresso Joe’s Performance

Here’s a YouTube playlist of five songs from my performance at Espresso Joe’s last month. Thanks to my parents for capturing these on their iPhones!

The playlist includes:

  1. “Pompeii” – cover of Bastille
  2. “Tired” – original double-breasted song featuring Ardith Collins on cello
  3. “Say Something” – cover of A Great Big World featuring Ardith Collins on cello and my sister on backing vocals
  4. “Across the Universe” on ukelele
  5. “Melt with You” – cover of Modern English

If you can’t see the video playlist embedded below, click here.