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w/The Go Particle

Saturday, October 2
Studio 34 Yoga/Healing/Arts
4522 Baltimore Ave.
$5-$10 sliding scale

w/The Go Particle
Saturday, Sept 25
Senorita Burrita
227 N. Prince
$5-$10 sliding scale


February 3

The Speakers / Last of the Blacksmiths / Ash Reiter

@ The Hemlock

March 21

@ The Hemlock

With Ash Reiter & Last of the Blacksmiths


September 1

The Blank Tapes / The Speakers / Kacey Johansing / Indianna Hale / Sleepy Todd

It's Over:

June 13

@ Varsity Theatre in Davis, CA w Bob America & Lenka Dusilova



September 16

@ The Make-Out Room w/ The Antiques


September 27

@ The Rickshaw Stop w/ Michael Musika


July 6th
@ Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St. between Van Ness & Franklin, SF, Opening for Sean Hayes and also playing with JT and the Clouds


June 20

Brian's playing a show backed up by Vision of a Dying World. -
@ Cafe Pergolesi, Santa Cruz w/ The Vision of a Dying World & The Antiques

May 18

Sean Hayes / The Speakers @ Amnesia

May 13

@ Delta of Venus w/ Tin Cup Serenade

May 6

Sacred Grounds - in Arcata, CA. 686 F Street - The Speakers as a duo.

April 15

Tax Day House concert, in Davis, CA (1204 Eureka Ave.) with Keith Cary & Matt Berkeley. - cash donation.

April 22

Jolie Holland w/ guests The Speakers: Saturday, 22nd April @ The Attic, 931 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA
Doors 6pm / Show 7pm
(831) 460-1800
Tickets at:

March 25

"The Return to Java the Hutt" University of Redlands, Redlands CA. The Speakers (w/Ara & Matt ) & Vision of a Dying World & Jennie Wayne. This was F-U-N.

March 18

House concert - in San Francisco, with Keith & Ara. Email us for address.

March 3

Live on "Cool as Folk," 90.3 FM, Davis CA, 9:30am-12pm - Michael Leahy's cool ass f*ckin radio show, streaming @


@Delta of Venus, joined by Keith Cary & Matt Berkeley: Davis CA 8:30pm. with The Waxfire & Angela Correa - Free! Except for that darn straw hat that comes around.

January 19

@ The Hotel Utah, w/ Matt Bauer, Ill Lit, and some writers and poets.

January 14

Houseparty, Davis CA , 7:00pm

January 7 (to ring in the 2nd week of the new year)

@ Mama Buzz Cafe - Oakland - Andrew Jackson Jihad, Vision of a Dying World, & The Speakers (show starts at 7:30pm)


November 30

@ Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St. between Van Ness & Franklin, SF

Dame Satan / Last of the Blacksmiths / The Speakers joined by Keith Cary & Ara Anderson (8:00/$5)

September 22

@The Hemlock Tavern. 1131 Polk St @ Post, SF

The Speakers (with Keith Cary & Ara Anderson) / Garrett Pierce (9:30/$5)

September 7

@Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th Street (@ Texas) info (415) 621-4455

The Speakers / Judith & Holofernes / Garrett Pierce (8:30pm/$7)


August 24

@12 Galaxies 2565 Mission Street @ 22nd, San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 970-9777

The Speakers (with Ara Anderson)/Tom Brosseau/Matt Bauer/Jaime & Becky (9pm/$7)


August 12 - Delta of Venus, Davis CA, 8pm... Black Strap, The Speakers joined by Keith Cary

August 12 - Cool as Folk on KDVS in Davis CA, morning: with Keith Cary on bass & lap steel

The Speakers
Are proud to announce the birth of our new album,

Yeats is Greats

CD Release Party will be held
Wednesday the Twenty-fifth of May
From Seven O’Clock until Ten O’Clock @
Artist’s Television Access
992 Valencia St. San Francisco,California

The Speakers will be joined by The San Francisco All-Stars:
Ara Anderson, Enzo Garcia, Sean Hayes, Jolie Holland, Kate Klair, Michael Musika & more...

The music video “To a Man Young and Old,”
Kara Hearn, Director ; Dawn Frasch, Artist & Maskmaker
will be premiered
There will be a joint reception for
Kara Hearn’s video installation, “Dr. Magik’s Curiosity Booth”
The Photography of Bijan Yashar

Sunday, April 24 at The Chieftain 198 5th St. (5th @ Howard) with Tan or Boil, Nic Abodeley, & Brian Harrison. Show starts 5pm, we play at 7pm.

Wednesday, April 20 at Hotel Utah 8pmplaying with: Love Vigilante, D.W. Holiday & Kuma

Friday, April 15, 7:30pm at Delta of Venus in Davis, CA, opening for Jolie Holland & The Rank Strangers

Thursday, March 10 at Bruno's - 2389 Mission at 20th 9pm $6 Joined by Dave Mihaly, supporting Iron and the Albatross

January 13-30, Thurs-Sun The Wild Child PerformanceWorks Northwest, 4625 SE 67th Portland 8:00 pm $8-10


October 21- Epic Arts Studio, With Special Guests Dave Mihaly, Ara Anderson, & Nancy Mitchell.1923 Ashby Ave at MLK, Berkeley (map) opening for Iron & the Albatross, doors 8 pm $5-10 donation

May 21 - Sacred Grounds with Kate Klaire - 7:30pm

April 2, 8pm- The Wild Child at the PuppetLove festival in SF... PuppetLove for time and location.

March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 - The Wild Child (featuring our original soundtrack) at PerformanceWorks NW 4625 SE 67th, Portland OR
February 24 -- at the Make Out Room

February 14 -- opening up for Sean Hayes and The Boneless Children's Foundation at 1300 Rhode Island 9pm

1.22.4 LA CA 8pm The Knitting Factory 7021 Hollywood Blvd 323.463.0204 with Milton Mapes, Moniker Nothing, and Guitar Outlaws(!)

1.21.4 Redlands CA Java the Hutt University of Redlands with Jennie Wayne

1.20.4 LA CA 10 pm The Derby 4500 Los Feliz Blvd 323.663.8979 with In The Name Of, Pond Rock, Jessie Deluxe, Letter Openers

1.18.4 SF CA 9pm Hemlock Tavern w/ Dave Mihaly 1131 Polk Street 415.923.0923 with Kate Klair

1.16.4 Auburn, CA 9:30pm Pistol Pete’s 140 Harrison Ave 530.885.5093 with Naresh and the Good Mornings

1.15.4 Eureka, CA 8pm Rumour's Lounge 415 5th street between E & F streets on US 101 707.269.0282

1.13.4 Portland, OR 5 - 6 pm KPSU 1450 AM Performance on Down From the Trees w/a live studio audience

1.11.4 Bellingham, WA 8pm Stuarts Coffee House 1302 Bay Street (360) 752-2024 w/ Garden Variety Tsar

1.11.4 Seattle, WA 2:30-4:30 Le Pichet 1933 1st Ave 256.1499

1.10.4 Olympia, WA 9pm Le Voyeur 404 4th Ave East 360.943.7029 with the Scientifics and Joel Smith

1.09.4 Portland, OR Red and Black Cafe with the Scientifics, Void Star, and Shicky Gnarowitz

1.08.4 Eugene, OR9 pm Sam Bond’s Garage 407 Blair Blvd 541.343.2635


December 13 w/Little Boris and the Shoes 10:00

December 12--w/Kate Klair at Sacred Grounds 8:00

December 7 - at the Make Out Room (with Nancy and Dave M) w/ Anna Mood and the Bother, doors open 9:00

November 14--w/Kate Klair at Sacred Grounds 8:00

November 8--w/Little Boris and the Shoes 10:00 at the Rite Spot

October 12, backing up Jolie at SFWeekly Awards Band Showcase --Club Galia 5pm

October 12, 1724 SE Ash, SE Portland OR 7 pm w/ the CAN KICKERS and SCHICKY GNAROWITZ

October 11--w/Little Boris and the Shoes 10:00 at the Rite Spot

September 13 with Little Boris and the Shoes at the Rite Spot 10pm

September 7 "The Speakers for breakfast" at Progressive Grounds 10am

August 31 "The Speakers for breakfast" at Progressive Grounds 10am

August 19 Open Mic at The Vinyl Club, Ashland OR 10 pm

July 11 Sacred Grounds with Kate Klair 7pm

June 14 Little Boris at the Rite Spot 10pm

June 5 Aroma Roasters, Santa Clara 8pm

May 23 The Bazarre Cafe with Sean Hayes, Kate Klair, and Roger Widelbaum

May 10 with Little Boris and the Shoes at the Rite Spot 10pm

April 14 opening for Sean Hayes at the Rite Spot 9pm

March 26 The Hemlock, backing up Kate Klair 9pm

March 14 with Little Boris and the Shoes, the Rite Spot 10pm

March 14 Sacred Grounds with Kate Klair 730pm