Friday, October 23, 2015

Arborea´s music featured on the film Open Shadows:The Story of Teal Swan

Arborea´s music is featured on the forthcoming film documentary Open Shadow:The story of Teal Swan. Film by Paola Marino.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

We are All One, In the Sun: A Tribute To Robbie Basho

2010 Robbie Basho tribute ´We Are All One, In the Sun´now available at Bandcamp and iTunes ( Featuring Steffen Basho Junghans, Glenn Jones, Meg Baird, Arborea, and more. Acoustic Guitar Magazine ´Best Albums of 2010´, Pitchfork 7.8, Editors Top Pick ´Guitar Player Magazine´, etc.

Autumn Leaves....Switzerland

Last Sunday´s show in a treehouse in Switzerland. Buck is playing some solo shows in Europe over the next couple of months, while Shanti gets a much needed rest after a near decade of touring. Adaya Esther Lancha Bairacli adding some beautiful backing vocals and mandolin.

Monday, August 31, 2015

New Psych Folk from Portland, Oregon….Johanna Warren

One of the best contemporary American visionaries of psychedelic folk..Portland, Oregon's Johanna Warren. 'True Colours' from her latest album Numun on Team Love Records
…and a live track 'My Storm' from her gorgeous debut album Fates

Robbie Basho Tribute Concert & Documentary Benefit, September 2nd, London @ Cafe Oto

Attention all our UK friends. A very special night is coming up on Wednesday, September 2nd, London at Cafe Oto. Robbie Basho tribute Concert & Documentary Benefit featuring Steffen Basho Junghans, C. Joynes and Nick Jonah Davis.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

New Collaboration with England's Twelve Hides

Collaborations are few and far between for Arborea. Shanti did her work with Julie Gammon last year…and I'm excited to share my collaboration with Twelve Hides/Ben Tweddell (and Tiffany Williams of Thistletown) My electric guitars can be heard at the end. Such a beautiful track by Twelve Hides! Cheers, Buck

Friday, August 28, 2015

Arborea in Concert - Copenhagen, Denmark 2015

Arborea In Concert, May 2015 Maos Lyst, Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo by Tonje Eliasson

Saturday, August 15, 2015

New Sounds for the New Age...

previewing New sounds for the new age… preparing for European shows in Autumn. Help spread the word Thanks to Modern Folk for sharing.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Red Door, Portsmouth, New Hampshire with Allsyen Callery & Ryan Lee Crosby

Buck Curran Solo show This Monday @ Red Door, Portsmouth, NH with Allysen Callery and Ryan Lee Crosby

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Celebrating Ten Years of Arborea Music this Year

2011 March, Philadelphia w/Helena Espvall and Jesse Sparhawk

Arborea, en Living Room Concerts from Oscar Garcia Suarez on Vimeo.

Buck y Shanti Curran, en una nueva edición de los Living Room Concerts.

2013 Barcelona, Spain 2011, 3rd October, Provo, Utah 2013 Paris, France, April 2012 April, NPR Tiny Desk Concert, Washington DC 2007, Tarragona, Spain 2010 Maine, Oregon, California - Official Video for 'Careless Love' 2013 Maine, Official Video for 'Pale Horse Phantasm' 2009 Official Video for 'Black Mountain Road' The title track/lead off track for Arborea's Debut Album 'Wayfaring Summer' 2006.

Next Summer, Arborea's first album 'Wayfaring Summer' will be 10 years old. And it was 10 years ago that I bought Shanti her banjo and we started creating music together all that Summer….working on music that would end up on that album. I can still feel the presence of those moments our backyard then…sometimes like it is happening now. I was thinking back then…oh Wow, this is very Special…Damn this Feels soooo Beautiful!!! And now Ten years fast forward…Seven albums, Shows, Festivals, endless hauls from Maine to California and back, three SXSW showcases, soooo many European tours……Time flies! Happy 10 Year Anniversary to Shanti and All You Folks out there who have supported Our Music!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Improvising in Switzerland

Buck improvising with Swiss musician Adaya Lancha Bairacli @ Kaffee Montag, Bern, Switzerland 12 June 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

New Arborea Recording - Varberg 11:59am

A new in the raw…'Varberg 11:59am'. Recorded in Varberg, Sweden, 11:59am, 9 May 2015 @ Varberg Theatre Guest House, First Take. Written and performed by Buck Curran, with Paolo Novellino on Slide Tenor Ukulele and Shanti additional vocals.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Arborea and Laboule European Tour April and May 2015

Arborea and Laboule on Tour Europe April and May 2015. With Paolo Novellino and Sonia Fanoni, Adaya Lancha Bairacli and Julia in Bern, Switzerland, Dan Söderqvist in Sweden, and with Tizio 'Bob Corn'. San Martino, Italy 17 April.. Photos by Caterina Colombo, Alessandro Farese, Vincenzo Moccia, Shanti Curran and Buck Curran

Friday, March 27, 2015

Arborea and Laboule European Tour April-May 2015

Arborea and Laboule 'Gypsy Sun and Rainbows' European Tour Dates - April & May 2015

16 - Hani-B - Ravenna, Italy
17 - Brascon Vecc - San Martino Spino, Italy
18 - Pastificio Elettrico - Arezzo, Italy
19 - Godot Art Bistrot - Avellino, Italy
20 - KLAMM Club - Rome, Italy
21 - T-Trane, Perugia, Italy
22 - Cafe Melville San Nicolo - Piacenza, Italy
23 - Morbegno/Northern Italy (TBA)
24 - Le Bourg - Lausanne, Switzerland
25 - "Kleines Festival der ehrlichen Musik - Das Erste - Bern, Switzerland (TBA)
26 - Rossli Club - Berne, Switzerland
27 - House Show Karlsruhe - Karlsruhe, Germany
28 - Rauber & Rebellen - Recklinghausen, Germany
29 - Dortmund, Germany (TBA)
30 - Hasenschaukel - Hamburg, Germany
1- Music Star - Norderstedt, Germany
3 - Maos Lyst - Copenhagen, Denmark
5- Sweden (TBA)
6 - Tokalynga - Gunnarp, Sweden
7 - Teater Halland - Varberg, Sweden
8 - Koloni (w/Diane Cluck) - Gothenburg, Sweden
9 - Hembygdsparken - Unnyard, Sweden

Dismal Ax Fundraising Ax Giveaway

Our dear friend Gwen Forrester, Master Instrument maker, owner of Dismal Ax, and maker of Shanti's beautiful banjimer and Red Bird electric model...needs help covering some important medical procedures...and has created a wonderful Instrument Giveaway fundraiser. Please visit and share the page, and consider participating.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

American Indian Movement

2015 and beyond is about change and grassroots and campaigning for Life! Please help spread the word and Support AIM (photo Chief Joseph)

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Arborea's 'Bad Moon Rising' (CCR Cover) on iTunes

Arborea's Official haunting acoustic cover of CCR's 'Bad Moon Rising' is now Available on iTunes. Photo by Shanti Curran

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Heavy Classical Guitar from Russia - Asya Selyutina performs Koshkin's 'Usher Waltz'

The Brilliant Russian Guitarist, Asya Selyutina performing Nikita Koshkin's 'Usher Waltz'. Video by Roman Gurochkin

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Arborea's November 2014 tour in Ireland

Photos from our November 2014 tour in Ireland (Ring of Kerry/Mermaid Isle and Cliffs of Moher). Photos by Buck and Shanti Curran. The performance photos were taken by Trevor Seery @ Roisin Dubh, Galway on November 7th. We were also fortunate to meet Swiss musician Adaya Lancha Bairacli in Sneem while she was there performing at the Sneem Storytelling Festival (she was on her own tour in Ireland for a month). She was so Amazing we invited her to perform at our show in Cork, at the Roundy. She then traveled with us to visit our friends in the Wicklow Mountains.
Show dates included: November 5th Whelans (w/Special Guest Claire Bonass)/Dublin, Ireland 6th Making Space Studios (w The Driftwood Manor/Athlone, Ireland) 7th Roisin Dubh/Galway, Ireland 8th D.O.Shea's/Sneem, Ireland 9th The Roundy(w/Yearning Curve and Adaya Lancha Bairacli)/Cork, Ireland