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Europe official

All right folks. Todd Day Wait is heading overseas once again to cause some trouble. Blind Lemon Records is bringing Wait over to Germany to record a new album for it’s label. Mr. Mike Collins Jr. will be accompanying Wait on harmonica and banjo. These two fellows will be traveling for three weeks performing in England and Germany.  They will have guest sitting in for some shows on upright bass, fiddle and pedal steel. Keep an eye out for these fellers and help spread the word to check these two hillbillies out.

  • Friday August 21st

    Europe official

    All right folks. Todd Day Wait is heading overseas once again to cause some trouble. Blind Lemon Records is bringing Wait over to Germany to record a new album for it’s label. Mr. Mike Collins Jr. will be accompanying Wait on harmonica and banjo. These two fellows will be traveling for three weeks performing in England and Germany.  They will have guest sitting in for some shows on upright bass, fiddle and pedal steel. Keep an eye out for these fellers and help spread the word to check these two hillbillies out.

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  • “Music Stabilizes Todd Day Waits” by Tom Netherland, Bristol Herald Courier

    Some folks sit on the river bank and watch life roll right on by.

    Five years ago, Todd Day Wait ditched most everything he owned on a curbside in Missouri. With guitar in hand, clothes on his back and a head full of music and dreams, he dived in.

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  • JUNE 12th, 2015

     

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    All right folks. Looking forward to a great Summer and Fall. The Pigpen just did a three week run out to the West Coast and had a great time performing at the Gator By The Bay Music Festival in California and had a blast playing up in the Central Valley and Portland, Oregon.

    Coming up we have the Pat Reedy & Todd Day Wait tour. Going to be hitting the Midwest with some great original country music. Going to have a top act backing band to play behind us and make the songs come alive.

    After that Todd Day Wait heads to England and Germany for around of shows and to record a new album. It’s going to be recorded by Blind Lemon Records in Germany. This will be a blast and some long lasting memories.

    To top it off, the group will be doing a large fall tour in the Southeast and Midwest. Glad to be asked back to the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Music Festival and to hit my old stomping grounds in the Midwest. Keep up with the shows on our tour page and hope to see you all this Summer and Fall.

     

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  • Hazel the Delta Rambler,  WWOZ/90.7 Radio New Orleans

    “Todd Day Wait’s Pigpen, a refreshing update on country blues that won’t make you blue, add in a bit of  jug band and old time, but more yet. Original songs that crackle. Harmonica solos swing. Real upright bass has the true bottom. All of it goes together, if you meet up with them on the street, you will stop and listen and they will make you smile.”

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  • November 12th, 2014

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    Another Great Year

    All right folks, the Pigpen is wrapping up another great year touring in America. The group had a blast touring the Midwest, Southeast and California this year.  We were honored to perform at two great music festivals the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion and the Roots N’ Blues N BBQ Festival. Thank you to all the folks that set up the shows, the fans that came out to the events and everyone that helped support the group.

    The band put out an E.P. called “Travelin’ Blues” and has their song “Early Morning Blues” featured on a compilation album of New Orleans street bands. There is one more “special album” that is going to come out here in a few weeks, stay tuned folks.

    The group is going to end the year with a bang.  We have been invited to perform at The Umbria Jazz Festival in Orvieto, Italy for their New Years Celebration. This will be the first trip for the group across the pond.

    Thank you to all the folks that enjoy the music and help the group keep moving along. See you either in New Orleans this winter or your neck of the woods when the snow melts.

    Todd Day Wait and the Pigpen.

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