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  • Chaperone Records has a limited edition five-color screen-print of the Hollandale artwork for sale through their website.
  • Charlie and Alan talk in-depth about Hollandale with Arts Extract.
  • Charlie talks about his National guitar and recording Barnswallow in this interview with Acoustic Magazine.
  • Watch Charlie's recent performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts HERE.
  • The Daytrotter session is now on vinyl! It's being released as a split record with Dale Watson. See the Daytrotter website for details.
  • We're excited to announce that Chaperone Records is now taking orders for Hollandale. The album was released Jan. 2014 and is available on CD, LP, and in digital formats. Charlie discusses the album in a new interview HERE.
  • Click HERE for a free download of "Get on Board," an original song written for the Minnesota History Center's "Then Now Wow" exhibit.
  • The Live at the Brewhouse LP can be ordered through the Brewhouse website HERE. The release features a different set of songs taken from the 2006 Backslider shows with all proceeds from album sales going to Loaves and Fishes.

Older News

  • Charlie and Lane Prekker recorded a version of "Cheap Wine" for Wolf Heart Blacksmithing. See the video HERE.
  • A new recording of the instrumental "Barnswallow" appears on the House of Mercy compilation Bird Songs.
  • The American Soundtrack asks "If you had the chance to put together a list of songs that would serve as a soundtrack to your life, what songs would definitely make the list?" Find Charlie's answer HERE.
  • "Temperance River Blues," a new song recorded with The Murder of Crows, is on the Industry​.​Peace​.​Environment.1 compilation put together by The Arrowhead Story. Head over to their website to preview and purchase the album.

"Jubilee" on the White Wall Sessions

Upcoming Shows

See "Tour Dates" for complete schedule.

4/18 - Mojo's (Columbia, MO) (tix)
4/19 - Taste of Whispering Beard @ Southgate House (Newport, KY) (tix)
4/24 - Mid West Music Fest (Winona, MN) (tix)
4/27 - Sacred Heart Music Center (Duluth, MN)
4/30 - Duluth Homegrown Music Festival (Duluth, MN) (tix)#
5/1 - Turner Hall Ballroom (Milwaukee, WI) (tix)
5/2 - FitzGerald's Nightclub (Berwyn, IL) (tix)
5/3 - Martyrs' (Chicago, IL) (tix)

# The Black-eyed Snakes with Charlie Parr


Order the new album Hollandale through Chaperone Records.

New interview with Charlie.

Reviews and articles

Album cover art by Rick Allen.

"Barn Swallows At Twilight"