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Back to Texas - November 9, 2011

It's been a while since we've put anything on our website...We've become more of The Dale Inskeep Band than anything you might consider 'solo'...We're heading back to Austin and Wimberley Texas for a short trip to visit friends and play music. We try and keep things current on our Facebook page...Check it out and let us share our music with you! The Dale Inskeep Band

Check our Facebook page... - August 6, 2010

I've been bad about keeping the website up to date, but check out The Dale Inskeep Band on Facebook and it's got the most current events and pictures of happenings...Thanks everyone for all the support!

Happy Easter! - April 4, 2010

We're hoping for the rain to stop because, I'm so tired of the cold. And, it's baseball season. Come on down next Thursday for another treat with the belly dancers joining us while we take a break. Cheers everyone!

Belly Dancers Rock! - March 21, 2010

Thanks to Crystal and her belly dancers for joining us last week. It was a great treat to watch their talent while we took a break, which we never do. They will be joining us once a month at the High Tide on our regular Thursday nights. Don't miss the next one...we'll keep you posted.

We appreciate all the support and all our regular and facebook fans...y'all rock!

Thanks... - March 12, 2010

We've been having great crowds on our Thursday nights at The High Tide. Thanks to everyone for coming on down.

Thanks to the Clambake Jazz Festival for bringing some music into the schools.

Check it out at http://www.kcby.com/news/local/87516707.html

A week off from the High Tide... - February 21, 2010

Steve and Carol are heading to Hawaii for a holiday...we won't be playing this Thursday night (25th) at the High Tide, but we'll be back the next week...Come on down!

Over 500 Facebook Fans! - February 13, 2010

Thanks for everyone who has been supporting us. As usual, we had a great time last Thursday with a great crowd...It's the trio right now with David playing bass, Tom on drums, and me guitar...Come on Down! Thanks everyone!

Dale

Happy New Year! - January 1, 2010

Happy New Year to everyone. Thanks to the great crowd at The High Tide Cafe for our New Year's Eve gig and to all the great folks up and down the Oregon Coast for our little tour last week. Every place we played we had a great time and the people were great. Thanks for listening and cheers to a great 2010!

A relaxing week...and some words from the South Coast Gig Magazine...Happy Holidays! - December 21, 2009

Surf Country Genre or Americana...a definition? - December 12, 2009

We've coined the term, 'Surf Country/Americana' to describe our music. The style we play is hard to pigeon hole into a category. Last month when I was in the Austin, Texas area, I picked up one of several great magazines that are published in Texas about music, particularly Texas music. In the magazine, "The MusicFest Magazine" that is getting folks primed for the great music festival in Steamboat Springs, Colorado to kick off the new year January 4th -9th, it had an article that was talking about 'Americana' music. The article was written by Al Moss and I'll share some of his words here to help folks understand the challenges of labeling music.

"One thing that seems to be quite predominant in the world of Americana music is that the artists more often than not write a significant amount of their music, as opposed to the more mainstream world in which many artists record music written by 'outside' writers. Also the majority of successful Americana artists perform live on a regular basis. Addistionally, Americana music is that it is genreally more organic than the more mainstream/pop music world...

Even then, what Americana is to me or to anyone else is going to differ. The same goes for the radio world; what Americana is will differ from station to station based on regionalism, listeners' expectations, as well as to the station programmer's determination from each album (whether or not the music fits their mental idea of the sound they have in mnd for their station). Duke Ellington once said that there are two kinds of music - "good music and bad music." Much of Americana falls under the good category. Ultimately, what is or isn't Americana is really decided by the listener."

I hope this helps explain why we call our music, 'Surf Country/Americana.'

Happy Holidays!

Dale

A couple new Youtube videos... - November 28, 2009

Great Time! - November 1, 2009

We had a great time at the High Tide for Halloween. Become a fan of The Dale Inskeep Band on Facebook and check the pictures.

Thanks to all who listened and bought our new CD, Three Hands on the Wheel.

Dale

Happy Halloween! - October 31, 2009

Come on down tonight!

Halloween CD Release! - October 26, 2009

I've just got confirmation that our new CD, "Three Hands on the Wheel" will be available at our Halloween show at the High Tide Cafe! 7:00 PM...Come on down!

Dale

Three Hands On The Wheel - October 17, 2009

Our new CD is finally in production and we are optimistic that we will be able to have our Halloween show be our CD release party as well! It turned out great and we are all looking forward to it.

We are thinking about doing a short little tour during the winter break from school...keep an eye out for some out of town shows!

Thanks for all the support and listening to our music...

Dale

Rainy Day Parade - September 21, 2009

We had a great time at the Fun Festival even with the rain. David wrote a new song, called 'Rainy Day Parade' that captures the Fun Festival in its Coos Bay style. We'll play it soon. Thanks to all who came on down.

We are finally getting the new CD, Three Hands on the Wheel, into production and should have it available by the end of October. We'll have a CD release concert so look for the calendar soon.

Thanks for all the great support!

Welcome Home, Carmen! - September 14, 2009

Indian Summer - September 3, 2009

Thanks for all the donations on Thursday nights at the High Tide...We've raised over $1000.00 for the BACAPA baseball field! Play Ball!

"There is no off season in baseball!"

Summer is on! - June 10, 2009

While I've been busy coaching baseball, we are still keeping our regular Thursday night music going at the High Tide Cafe in Charleston, Oregon.

Come on down and thanks for all your support!

Dale

Thanks! - April 25, 2009

Thanks to everyone who continues to come on out and listen to us play. It is always a pleasure to share our music with y'all...Thank you for all the donations to our local baseball league and the BACAPA baseball field...It sure adds up and benefits our kids!

Meitaki Maata,

Dale


Come on down to the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology today for the Oyster Feed!!!

We love to play to benefit others! - April 10, 2009

Happy Spring Break! - March 24, 2009

Music, Surf, and Baseball!

Carmen's back for a couple weeks and Happy Daylight Savings Time! - March 7, 2009

Carmen is back from India, then he'll be moving to Homer, AK on the 23rd of March. Fred was cool enough to let Carmen come on down and play the next two weeks with us (for old time's sake!) Thanks, 'Fret'!

Happy Daylight Savings!

Facebook and Happy Valentine's Day! - February 13, 2009

I just got hooked up on facebook...I have to admit, I had a blast looking up friends from the past and the present.

Also, I want to thank the great guys who have been playing in The Dale Inskeep Band. David Ford has been incredible on electric guitar. Fred Corbett and Bill Berrian both are great bass players. Tom Beckstrom and Mike Carrillo are both insane on the drums. What an honor it is to have these great musicians to play with...Thanks guys...y'all rock!

We've got the final mix on the new album and have been really digging it. We're a bit slow on the art/cover/etc...but we'll have it figured soon, then keep you posted when it will be released. I know you'll love it!

Thanks for all the support!

Meitaki,

Dale

Sunshine, Sunshine, Sunshine! - January 21, 2009

The weather has been incredible here on the South Coast of Oregon. With so much of the country freezing, it's been extra nice to have sunny days in the 60's.

Tomorrow night is Carmen's last time playing with us for some time. He is off to India, then to Alaska and we wish him the best on his travels.

Fred Corbett, who is an incredible bass and banjo player, will be joining us next week. I have always respected Fred's ability and professionalism and look forward to playing music with him in the future.

Thanks to everyone who has been coming down on Thursday evenings at the High Tide...there is a special menu for Thursday nights and we always have a great time. I hope to see you soon!

Kia Manuia,

Dale
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