Gratitude Times

Even in turbulent times, changing of seasons, and many unknowns, we go forth with grace and gratitude. 
We are still here, the sun comes up, and we write, breathe, play music, and share cherished friendships. 

"Once the realization is…

New Videos plus upcoming shows

Did you get to see the episode of NCIS: New Orleans???

What a treat!  Matthew and Ian had fun being 'on the set' in the French Quarter, and meeting director Rob Morrow.  They performed an instrumental version of our song…

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NCIS: New Orleans plus Matthew's Birthday!

Matthew's birthday weekend is coming up and full of wonderful adventures!!!!

Our song, I've Seen, will be featured on NCIS New Orleans, airing October 11th, 2016, where Matthew performs the song instrumentally on the show, with local trumpet player Ian…

NEW BAND NAME!!! and Upcoming shows in TX/LA

PRESENTING....The Dirty Rain Revelers (formerly Sweet Jones) 
yes folks, after 8 years as Sweet Jones, we are moving forward to now be known as The Dirty Rain Revelers. Many reasons, but simply put, it was time to change.  More details

back home in New Orleans - shows coming up

What an incredible journey we've had.  4,000 miles later, we're back home, refreshed, inspired, and renewed. 
We have so much love and gratitude for all of our new (and old) friends in New Mexico.  Thanks so much for making us…
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Tour Time Update - New Mexico

Life on the road, we have to be flexible and roll with the breeze.  Changes happen, miscommunications misfire, and other opportunities arise.  And we rise to the occasion.
Here's the latest calendar happenings...

June 29 - 7pm - Taos…

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Tour Time - New Mexico plus cancellations

Happy Solstice!
We head out tonight, to Texas, for the 4th wedding of this summer.

Sadly, my (Melissa's) grandmother passed away and the funeral services are this weekend as well.  She was 89 years old, married to my grandad for…
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Vintage Guitar Magazine feature - our video included!

Vintage Guitar Magazine featured a review about the New Orleans Guitar Company Model 8 and they included our video as the demo feature for this particular guitar!
(This article originally appeared in VG August 2012 print issue)
Read the review…

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TOUR TIME - TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO

TOUR TIME - just a couple weeks away now! 
TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO - Here's the basic run down of what we've got booked so far...check our calendar for more specifics. 
BUT...if there's a hole in our schedule and you…

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Double SJ gigs, two weekends in a row!

We are feeling the energy of spring and it's uplifting!
We are so happy to announce more shows for Sweet Jones coming up...and double gigs two weekends in a row! 

Sat. March 26th, 9am-12pm - Covington Farmers Market -…