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New Tunes In The Works 

We've got some really fun gigs lined up and that means some great opportunities to hear some of our new tunes. Audience reactions are the best ways for us to try new material on for size and polish our arrangements. If you've been to any of our recent shows then you already know that we've sprung a few newer songs on you and there are a couple more in the pipeline and nearly ready for public consumption. Hammering out fresh material will pave the way for The Muddy Roses to get back into the studio and record our second collection. To that end, we've already laid down some pre-production tracks as we gear up to release our follow-up EP. We'll keep ya posted here on the site and look forward to playing the new ones for you live!

Live on the radio - again! 

The Muddy Roses will be back on live radio in the North Bay! In anticipation of our gig at the Lagunitas Brewery we'll be doing an in-studio performances at KRCB radio.  

Wednesday morning (January 31) at 10:00 am we'll be chatting with host Brian Griffith on KRCB. Once again, The Roses will be playing a couple of tunes live in the studio and Brian will also play selections from our recent EP. We've got some new tunes to share, so tune in if you can -and come on up to Petaluma and join us later that day at the Lagunitas Brewery. Show kicks off at 4:20.

Another chance... 

So my previous band (this is Diana writing) got permanently 86'd from The Rite Spot about a decade ago, and I haven't been back since. Can't wait to see if the Roses can all behave ourselves and stay in the venue's good graces...

Leaving 2017 in the rearview 

Sharing music with each other and with all our friends has truly been a warm, bright haven for us in a year that surged with such dark, ugly tides. We're glad to officially bid farewell to 2017 doing what we love to do, together, in a sanctuary we do our best to make for each other every day. 

We're adding a bunch of great songs to our new year's set that you might know, so sing along, or even better yet, dance.  Let's shake off the old, and at least launch the new year with joy and love.

Live on the radio! 

The Muddy Roses live on the radio! In anticipation of our gig at The Twin Oaks Roadhouse in Penngrove this Saturday night, we'll kick off the weekend with a couple of in-studio performances on KRSH and KRCB radio. 

Thursday morning (November 2) at 10:00 am we'll be chatting with host Andre de Channes on KRSH radio. The Roses be playing a couple of tunes live in the studio and Andre will also play selections from our recent EP. LIvestream link here.

On Friday morning (November 3) at 11:15, we'll sit down with host Brian Griffith of KRCB radio for another live performance and a bit more airplay from the EP. Livestream 

Tune in if you can - live radio is exciting! And come on up to The Roadhouse this Saturday night for our FREE North Bay show!

TMR in the Castro THIS Sunday! 

Looking forward to making some music this Sunday afternoon at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro!  Stop by to say hello, or stay and have a drink with us afterwards!  Sundays in the Castro are always an adventure :)

Reviews for the EP! 

“There’s a very authentic, rootsy sound to The Muddy Roses that doesn’t come across my desk very often. The Muddy Roses have their own sound, blended together with country and Americana influences to great effect...this is absolutely an EP worth exploring in great depth.”  

 Brett David Steward - full review in The Independent Spotlight 

 "The attention to detail and creativity is over the top on this recording. From beginning to end, this record drips class, talent and truth...It flows with an Americana roots soul, all shrouded in a subtle veil of heartbreaking country melancholy...this is an awesome group, with delightful harmonies, tight instrumentals, and original songwriting...The Muddy Roses practically deserve their own genre.” 

Rick Jamm - full review at

Upcoming Shows

Previous events

The Muddy Roses & Dillbilly @ The Monkey House

The Monkey House, 1638 University Av.e, Berkeley, CA 94703

The Monkey House is a great little theater with unusually good acoustics. We're going to flash our acoustic side for this one and will have some new material to share as well. Joining us is the amazing Dillbilly. You won't want to miss this one. Seating is limited, so put it in your calendar and we'll see ya there!

The Muddy Roses Play Hillbilly Robot!

The Plough and Stars, 116 Clement Street, San Francisco, 94118

Hmm... 4/20 with The Muddy Roses. On a Saturday night, no less! Shelby Ash Presents - "An Urban Americana Music Event", dubbed Hillbilly Robot. We're stoked to be back at the Plough & Stars as part of this music series and will be joined by Nashville Honeymoon. Please join us!

The Muddy Roses @ The Golden Bull

The Golden Bull, 412 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

This will be our first time out at The Golden Bull. Sharing the bill with White Limozeen and Lucy and the Long Haul. It's a Friday night, so get the weekend started right. More details to come, but mark this in your calendar - it's gonna be a great night of music!

Secret Emchy Society CD Release with The Muddy Roses

The Lost Church, 65 Capp St., San Francisco

We look forward to joining forces with Secret Emchy Society and other musical guests and hopefully you! For an evening of intimate acoustic sharing in a campfire spirit, with singalongs! $10 in advance, $15 at the door, and Secrety Emchy is offering sweet gifts to early arrivers.

Special House Concert w/The Muddy Roses

San Francisco, 94110

The Muddy Roses invite you to join us for a special house concert--make that a loft concert. We'll be playing in a dreamy artist's space with nooks and crannies to explore, objets to spark conversation, and lounge furniture on which to to sprawl. Snuggle up on the sofa, mingle by the wood-burning--well, who wants wood smoke? so make that LED-twinkling--stove, soak up some sounds and take a Sunday respite from the seasonal holiday whirl. Please feel free to fuel the good times with potluck dishes to share, and BYOB. And if you want to show up in black with a beret, all the better!

There is limited availability for this show and, out of respect for the host's wishes, we're not publishing the street address at this time (it's in the Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco). Please contact us at or a facebook private message if you are interested so we can get you set up with a ticket and reserve you a spot. We'll accept donations on a sliding scale starting from $0 up to $15, but truly most important is your company and good fellowship (and maybe a little noshing and booze).

Friends-Giving w/The Muddy Roses

The Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany, CA 94706

Friends-Giving w/ The Muddy Roses! Featuring live performances by Dillbilly! Margaret Belton! & more! We will be taking donations for Magnolia Women's Recovery. Please join us for a great night of music and a little "giving back" at Thanksgiving!

Cowgirl Palooza!

El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94110

Monday, Labor Day - 16th annual Cowgirl Palooza at the best neighborhood bar in town - El Rio! The Muddy Roses will be sharing the bill with Valerie Jay, Crying Time and Velvetta. This is gonna be a whole lotta fun! Please join us.

The Muddy Roses / Dot's 2nd Sundays Hoedown!

The Ivy Room, 860 San Pablo Ave., Albany, CA 94706

Please join us for another Dot's 2nd Sundays Hoedown at the Ivy Room. We'll be sharing the bill with our friends, Dillbilly and Lucy and the Long Haul. Gonna be a fun show at a great east bay venue. Hope to see you there!

The Muddy Roses on KALX Live!

The Muddy Roses will be performing live in the KALX studio! KALX Live! features local musicians of varied styles as part of their Saturday evening programming. Hope you can tune in @ 9 pm on Saturday, Aug. 11 - 90.7 FM. We'll be slingin' our tunes on the air!

Honky Tonk Heaven / TMR + Crying Time

The Parkway Lounge, 1850 Park Blvd, Oakland

Really looking forward to this one! We're joining with Crying Time to bring y'all a little honky tonk heaven. The Roses will play one set for this great double bill. See ya at the Parkway!

Happy Hour & A Half With The Muddy Roses

Armando's, 707 Marina Vista, Martinez, CA

Kick off the weekend right with happy hour & a half at Armando's! We're looking forward to playing for our East Bay friends on their side of the bay. Great vibe in a great venue. See ya there!

The Muddy Roses @ The Rite Spot

The Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom Street, San Francisco, 94110

Have we mentioned we LOVE the Rite Spot? Well, we have, we do and it's worth mentioning again. Join us at this cozy, candlelit, self-described dive bar. Great food and drinks and The Muddy Roses. Sounds like a great Saturday evening in the city!