Murphy Beds on Folk Alley

We were delighted to record three songs and an interview with Folk Alley last spring. Thanks to Linda Fahey and Beehive Productions for the footage and interview.

http://www.folkalley.com/music/extras/the-murphy-beds-2015-folk-alley-session

Murphy Beds Midwest Tour, Europe Shows with Sam Amidon

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Eamon and Jefferson are on tour in the American Midwest in October. Then in November we travel to Europe for a string of dates with Sam Amidon, followed by a month-long tour of Austria as part of the 2014 Guinness Irish Christmas Festival. See you for a song, a beer-cheese soup, and a fondue!

Friday, . . . → Read More: Murphy Beds Midwest Tour, Europe Shows with Sam Amidon

Beds go West. Then East.

The Murphy Beds – West Coast Summer Tour

 

Tuesday, June 24, 7pm

Bellingham, WA

Green Frog Acoustic Tavern

http://www.acoustictavern.com

 

Wednesday June 25th, 7pm

Portland, OR

Alberta Street Pub

http://albertastreetpub.com

$20 ticket includes a $5 food and beverage voucher for the night of the show

Advance Tickets at www.littlesearecords.com/concerts

 

Thursday, June 26, 7pm

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Beds to perform live web concert on April 2

The Murphy Beds will be performing live on the internet via Concert Window on April 2, at 8:00 PM EST. The concert will be part of Concert Window’s new “Songs from the Couch” series, broadcast live from Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. Watch live on the internet from anywhere in the world! These shows are interactive, with . . . → Read More: Beds to perform live web concert on April 2

Beds to support Beth Orton on tour this February

Stoked to announce The Murphy Beds will be on tour supporting Beth Orton this February!

February 4, 2014 – Annapolis, MD – Rams Head on Stage February 5, 2014 – Sellersville, PA – Sellersville Theater 1894 February 7, 2014 – Hudson, NY – Club Helsinki February 8, 2014 – Norfolk, CT – Infinity Hall February . . . → Read More: Beds to support Beth Orton on tour this February

The Murphy Beds reviewed in Huffington Post

“Even more impressive than the unusual repertoire is the delicacy of the arrangements: two tenor voices, and either two guitars or guitar and bouzouki — it’s sparse but not overly so, and by making the most of the harmony and counterpoint they come off sounding like pared-down versions of Irish groups from the 70s such . . . → Read More: The Murphy Beds reviewed in Huffington Post

Murphy Beds to play 2013 Summer Hoot at the Ashokan Center, Olivebridge, NY, Aug. 23-25

The Murphy Beds (Eamon O’Leary and Jefferson Hamer) are playing at the 2013 Summer Hoot at the Ashokan Center in Olivebridge, NY on Aug. 23-25. The festival was founded by our friends Mike and Ruthy. We’re playing two sets: Saturday at 3:30, then a special midnight set in the music hall. Check out the stellar . . . → Read More: Murphy Beds to play 2013 Summer Hoot at the Ashokan Center, Olivebridge, NY, Aug. 23-25

Beds to open for Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy and Dawn McCarthy, July 29-31

Great news BedHeads! Murphy Beds are opening for Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy and Dawn McCarthy at some stunning East Coast venues, including a show at NYC’s historic Town Hall. Check it:

Monday, July 29 – New York, NY – Town Hall (tickets) Tuesday, July 30 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer (tickets) Wednesday, July 31 – . . . → Read More: Beds to open for Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy and Dawn McCarthy, July 29-31

Murphy Beds Take Ireland

Maybe not by storm, as in a 100-year flood, but by squall, like a few inches of slushy spring snow, or at the very least a pleasant little sun shower. We’re starting things off right in Dingle on June 11, and finishing up in Galway on the 17th at the Crane Bar. Both Jefferson and . . . → Read More: Murphy Beds Take Ireland

“The Murphy Beds” album released, available on Bandcamp

In the spring of 2012, Eamon and Jefferson (that’s us, The Murphy Beds) recorded these ten tracks in our apartments on the Lower East Side and Park Slope, as well as in a studio space in Dumbo, seven floors up, right beside the Manhattan bridge. We had to wait for the trains to rumble . . . → Read More: “The Murphy Beds” album released, available on Bandcamp