May Day

Songs cover

So, there’s a new album of songs coming and it’s avail for pre-release orders as of the 15th of this month over on Bandcamp 😉 It is a project not close to my heart, but it IS my heart: a tribute to my mother who died in December, it’s a collection of songs she sang all the time with us-my dad and us three kids- but since it couldn’t be 800 hours long, we had to peel it back…. to 21 tracks. 😉 But! They are pretty snippet-y tunes, some under a minute, and recorded with my bother Aaron and my daughter Juliet this winter. I hope you love them as much as I do!

They are going to be wrapped up in June ( i.e.: mastering, cds, etc) with liner notes and bonus & hidden tracks- well worth the tiny price tag of $7 hopefully! Thanks so much for listening and PLEASE, people, feedback! I wanna know what you think! xo



  • A double album of traditional tunes called Songs My Mother Sang, Vol 1&2 is available for pre-release ordering and a 1-song download, get Pre-orders on Bandcamp here )
  • 2012

    • Upcoming release Heyday EP is set for March 22, get Pre-orders on Amazon MP3 store or iTunes (or drop by The Store over here )
    • Hpaay…oops! Happy New Year, everybody! Make sure to check out the last days of the New Year Sale over in The Store, ALL albums and songs for …. well, a song 😉 xoxo
    • Release Oct 22, 2011 of Stephen McCarthy’s Dear Alice cd, available now on iTunes, listen on Soundcloud
    • Big fat August CD blowout sale: click on blue $5 Sale box on upper right corner of any album page on sale page for sale price via store link.
    • Grammy takes care of it’s own: MusiCares event Feb 10th, 2011 Honoree concert for contributions to uninsured musicians project
    • “Homeland” and “Gods & Nations” on Neil Young’s Living With War Today song page
    • “Sweet Folk Chicago” on WFMT with local folk luminary/guest host Andrew Calhoun of Waterbug Records Sat Dec 4, 7 pm CST streaming. Jenn’s “Me and Abigail” featuring Jeff Rady’s guitar work included in the evening’s lineup…
    • KYRS 92.3 FM’s Crossroads Radio out of Spokane, WA, Crossroads Bob (Rice)’s live interview w/ Jenn 12/12 @ 1-3 pm PST
    • Sovereign, the new album of solo acoustic songs by listener request, out on iTunes. Recorded live in Brooklyn, reviewed by Leicester Bangs back in October.
    • New Folk And Acoustic Music review out June 18th by Frank Gutch Jr (we love you, Frank Gutch Jr! xo)
    • Minstrel’s Daughter available at Waterbug Records, at Waterloo Records in Austin, in the UK at Smart Choice Music and as downloads on iTunes, so: Get your Christmas lists done early!