last weekend.

12/15/2009 § 7 Comments

was wonderful.

we were fortunate enough to see some really great friends that we have not seen in quite some time. (Native, Thursday, Dave, Jess, Mark, there are many many more.)

seeing the Thursday dudes on their stop in grand rapids was a blast. it really made me miss being on tour with such kind and inspiring people. i can’t say enough good things about those guys as musicians and as people. truly a band who does it for the right reasons. bravo fellas.

saturday evening we headed to indiana and played with our best friends Native. love you guys! really. Dan. you rock.

very happy to say that the rest of the ladis/native winter tour is booked! thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. you guys are far too good to us.

La Dispute/Native Winter Tour 09/10

Dec 28, 2009 – Milwaukee, WI @ Miramar Theatre w/ Native, Former Thieves & many more
Dec 29, 2009 – Waterloo, IA @ Amvets Post 19 w/ Native
Dec 30, 2009 – Kansas City, MO @ Salt Walter Taffy House w/ Native
Dec 31, 2009 – St Louis, MO @ The Lemp Neighborhood Art Center w/ Native
Jan 1, 2010 – Mountain Home, AR @ The Brickyard w/ Native & Feeding the Foxes
Jan 2, 2010 – Ft. Worth, TX @ 1919 Hemphill w/ Native & Jubilee & Cloud Mouth
Jan 3, 2010 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s w/ Native & BrotherGhost & Candidate
Jan 4, 2010 – Hattiesburg, MS @ 1126 House w/ Native
Jan 5, 2010 – Tallahassee, FL @ Coolifornia w/ Native
Jan 6, 2010 – Melbourne, FL @ 1008 1/2 House w/ Native
Jan 7, 2010 – Marietta, GA @ Swayze’s Venue w/ Native
Jan 8, 2010 – Rome, GA @ The Greenhouse w/ Native
Jan 9, 2010 – Louisville, KY @ St John’s Church w/ Native & Where We Live
Jan 10, 2010 – Normal, IL @ Jake’s House w/ Native & Jake Cary & My Heart To Joy

***additional information for the tour is available here or on our myspace.

Grand Rapids! we promise promise promise that when we return, a show will be announced. we really appreciate your patience while we come up with a game plan:)

stay tuned for more information regarding gifts and giving. and music. 10 days till Christmas? whoa.

here’s some photo’s from saturday (thanks Dave!) and beyond. love you all.











now go listen to Everybody Here Wants You by the late Jeff Buckley. promise it’s worth it. right jordan? right brad.

-bradley ryan

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Winter Tour, Winter Tunes

12/04/2009 § 14 Comments

hello friends,

hope everyone is having a great week. mine is going very well thanks to my friends and this beautiful december snow. it’s funny how I was dreading winter so badly until I saw the fresh snow this morning. amazing!

we’ve been keeping pretty busy lately writing tunes, trying new ideas, and figuring out our game plan for 2010. all of us are very excited to put some new music out and also get back on the road. so here goes:

regarding the road:

after the holiday season we’ll be venturing through the wonderful midwest weather with our best friends in the world Native. (If you haven’t checked out their new disc yet, do it.)

here’s the confirmed dates thus far. more will pop up in the next few days. you can also check the tour tab on the top of this site or our myspace for updates on the tour. I’ll be sure to put the final draft up here as well. but for now:

Winter Tour 09/10 w/ NATIVE
Dec 12, 2009 – South Bend, IN (US) @ Ugly Mugs w/ Native
Dec 28, 2009 – Milwaukee, WI (US) @ Miramar Theatre w/ Native & many more
Dec 29, 2009- TBA, Dubuque, IA
Dec 30, 2009 – Kansas City, MO (US) @ Salt Walter Taffy House w/ Native
Dec 31, 2009 – St Louis, MO (US) @ The Lemp Neighborhood Art Center w/ Native
Jan 1, 2010 – Mountain Home, AR (US) @ The Brickyard w/ Native & Feeding the Foxes
Jan 2, 2010 – Ft. Worth, TX (US) @ 1919 Hemphill w/ Native & Jubilee & Sohns
Jan 3, 2010 – Austin, TX (US) @ Emo’s w/ Native & BrotherGhost & Candidate
Jan 4, 2010- TBA New Orleans, LA
Jan 5, 2010 – Tallahassee, FL (US) @ Coolifornia w/ Native
Jan 6, 2010 – Melbourne, FL (US) @ 1008 1/2 House w/ Native
Jan 7, 2010 – Athens, GA (US) @ Caledonia Lounge w/ Native
Jan 8, 2010- TBA GA
Jan 9, 2010- TBA Louisville, KY
Jan 10, 2010 – Normal, IL (US) @ Jake’s House w/ Native & Jake Cary

please check out the dates and help spread the word. we’re really excited to see all of you again, it’s been a minute.

now, regarding tunes:

as I mentioned, we’ve been jamming a lot and having way too much fun with it. we also recently bought some gear and are trying to put together a studio of sorts (something a few of us have wanted to do for some time now).

that being said, we all know the holidays are coming. we’d like to give you all a gift. yup. I just got done talking about music. it’s probably music. maybe new. maybe old. maybe both. we’ll see.

we’d also like to offer everyone the opportunity to give during this time of year. many folks get overlooked and shrugged off with all the distractions of holiday festivities.

more on this very soon. how soon? like next week soon. stay tuned.

love you all, be good to one another,

bradley






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