Sunday, May 3rd at 4pm Cowlicks spin-off Todd Novak & The Benny Hillbilleez will be playing the Surfin' Sundays show at the X-Bar in Cupertino. Doors open at 12:30pm, with live bands from 1pm-5pm. 4 bands, all ages, full bar, bowling, food, and surfin' good times.
Sunday, February 8th Cowlicks spin-off Todd Novak & The Benny Hillbilleez will be rockin' Bird & Beckett Books in San Francisco from 12 noon til 1:30pm. We'll be slingin' out the Surf n turf, detective, ska, rockabilly, and more.......Hope you can make it!
Saturday, October 25th Cowlicks spin-off The Benny Hillbilleez at the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. It's a Halloween Spooktacular! From 7-10:30pm. No cover, but tip the cow.
Friday, October 18th Private Fundraising Event, Claremont Country Club, Oakland, CA
Sunday, June 30th at The San Gregorio General Store, your favorite beachside bar. The Cowlicks play 2-5pm. No cover.
Saturday, March 9th at the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. The Cowlicks' lederhosen toga party is from 7-10:30pm. No cover, but tip the cow.
Saturday, October 13th at the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. It's Redwood City's Oktoberfest celebration! The Cowlicks' lederhosen toga party is from 7-10:30pm. No cover, but tip the cow.
Saturday, September 22nd at The San Gregorio General Store, your favorite beachside bar. With special guest picker James Nash! The Cowlicks play 2-5pm. No cover.
Saturday, August 25th at the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. The Cowlicks' lederhosen toga parties are from 7-10:30pm. No cover, but tip the cow.
Sunday, July 22nd at The San Gregorio General Store, your favorite beachside bar. The Cowlicks play 2-5pm. No cover.
Saturday, June 16th at the La Honda Fair in La Honda, CA. A fun community festival deep in the redwoods. The Cowlicks play at 4pm.
Saturday, May 19th at the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. The Cowlicks' lederhosen toga parties are from 7-10:30pm. No cover, but tip the cow.
Sunday, March 10th at the San Gregorio General Store from 2-5pm. The Cowlicks as a 6 piece bovine orchestra. Todd Novak, Ken Owen, Johnnie Hamilton, Dan Newitt, Benito Cortez, and James Nash.
Saturday, March 10th at the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. The Cowlicks' lederhosen toga parties are from 7-10:30pm. No cover, but tip the cow.
Saturday, February 4th at the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. The Cowlicks' lederhosen toga parties are from 7-10:30pm.
Saturday, December 17th at the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. The Cowlicks' holiday lederhosen toga party is from 7-10pm.
Sunday, November 27that The San Gregorio General Store with guest James Nash (of The Waybacks) on mandolin. The Cowlicks play 2-5pm. No cover.
Sunday, November 20th at Rancho Nicasio with guest Benito Cortez (of Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks) on fiddle. The Cowlicks play 4-7pm.
Saturday, October 15th It's Octoberfest madness at the Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. The Cowlicks stir things up from 7-10pm.
Sunday, September 25th. Once again at The San Gregorio General Store, your favorite beachside bar. The Cowlicks play 2-5pm. No cover.
Saturday, August 27th. At The San Gregorio General Store, your favorite beachside bar. The Cowlicks play 2-5pm. No cover.
Saturday, July 23rd. Private event in Redwood CIty.
Friday, June 24th The Cowicks play the legendary "Beer Friday" at Devil's Canyon Brewery in Belmont, CA at 8pm.
Saturday, June 11th at the La Honda Fair. The Cowlicks are playing at the Cafe Stage at Sullivan's restaurant around 6:45pm. There will be bands playing all day in the garden, plus food, vendors, and those colorful La Honda folks. Come hang out with the Cowlicks in the redwoods!
Saturday, May 14th at The Auburn Event Center. Help celebrate "Keep Smilin" Scott's 50th birthday with The Cowlicks, MT Wallets, The Bob Woods Band, and pedal steel great Pete Grant. For more info, see www.scotts50th.com
Sunday, April 3rd at Rancho Nicasio in Marin. 5pm - 7pm, no cover.
Sunday, December 12th. 2-5pm. Todd & Dos Cowlicks Holiday Beach party at the San Gregorio General Store. Special Guests! No cover!
Friday, December 10th. Private "Wild, Wild West" holiday party at Expression College for Digital Arts.
Sunday, October 17th at Rancho Nicasio in Marin. 5pm - 7:30pm.
Saturday, October 23rd. Private event in Gold Country.
Saturday, July 10th. Private event at Rancho Nicasio, in Marin
Sunday, May 23rd. The Cowlicks are playing the first BBQ of the year at Rancho Nicasio, in Marin. And, it's Bob, the owner's 64th birthday bash. Free! Gates and 3pm, Cowlicks music around 4pm.
Sunday, March 14. The Cowlicks first time at Rancho Nicasio, in Marin. 5pm, in the bar.
Thursday, February 18th. The SF Bluegrass & Old Time Festival at Cafe du Nord with The Whisky Richards, Mad Cow String Band, & Lady A & Her Heel Draggers. The Cowlicks go on at 11pm.
Saturday, February 6th. The Cowlicks glam it up as "Glit-Taurus" at the 13 Annual One Night Stand at Slim's. Todd Novak, Dan Newitt, Dave Burns, Mike Anderson, and James Nash. Glit-Taurus will be on from 10:00 sharp til 10:20 playing some of your glam rock faves: Bennie & The Jets/Elton John, Jeepster/T Rex, Space Oddity/David Bowie, and by special request Good Hearted Woman/Waylon Jennings. Slim's is at 333 11st St. San Francisco, CA 415-255-0333
Friday, October 16th Private Event in Los Gatos, CA
Saturday, September 26th Private Event in Galt, CA
Saturday, July 3rd. Come celebrate the release of the long-awaited CD "Hey, Hey We're the Cowlicks" at the Devil's Canyon Brewery in Belmont. The show starts at 6pm sharp with guest performers Misisipi Rider, Jeanie & Chuck, Rebb Firman, and Ted Krater & friends. The Cowlicks play from 7 to ?? This is a free show -- with great beer!!
Saturday, April 25th the Stanley Family Reunion starting at 12pm. Come on out to the Stanley Ranch at 6675 Willow Road in Vacaville, CA. Tickets are $25 at the gate. BBQ, bluegrass, and the Cowlicks! Music starts at noon.
Sunday April 19 at 1:15pm sharp, The Cowlicks will be playing at from 8:AM to 3:PM at Kelly Park in San Jose. KFJC will be producing a live video internet feed & broadcast at 89.7 FM. KFJC DJs Oscar Hox, Captain Jack, Maybelline, & Solomon Grundy will be broadcasting live from the park with the bands The Cowlicks, Pollo Del Mar, Little Jonny and the Giants & Careless Hearts.
Sunday, March 22nd at Slim's with The Bad Livers!! Doors open at 7, Cowlicks are on at 8pm.Tickets are available at Slim's box office, online at www.slimstickets.com or by phone at 1-888-233-0449. This is a punk rock, bluegrass hoedown you won't wanna miss!
Saturday, March 14th at Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel in Bolinas, CA. 41 Whard Rd. 415-868-1311. The Cowlicks play 9-1am.
Saturday, February 28th Western-theme wine sale and festival in Sonoma, CA. 11am-2pm. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details and invitations.
Saturday, January 24th. the Cowlicks are proud to be a part of KJFC's Annual Foothill Stomp at the British Bankers Club in Menlo Park. The other bands on the bill are The Careless Hearts and Rube Waddell
Saturday, November 8th at Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel in Bolinas, CA. 41 Whard Rd.
Friday, October 31st. Halloween Night at Caffe Trieste in Berkeley, 8-10pm. No Cover. Get ready for a ghoulish Cowlicks show with the frightening re-emergence of their alter-ego "Alabama Waterfall"!
Saturday, August 9th The Music Store's 10 Anniversary Party & Concert. Come celebrate this great San Francisco record store that has beaten all the odds and survived in this download generation. All day live music, food, & drinks. There will be three stages of music with bands playing all day! The Cowlicks will be at the Roots stage at 1pm. 66 West Portal Ave., SF. See you there!
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Friday Aug. 1st The Cowlicks live at the Briar Patch's "Playin in the Patch"
Saturday Aug 2nd Live on Wesley Robertson's KVMR 89.5 radio show "Rockin' N' Stompin'"
Also on Saturday Aug 2nd The Cowlicks play a cow-abunga style house concert at:
Sunday August 3rd the Cowlicks will be playing a campsite concert hosted by Don Dean of Smiley's fame. Somewhere within' driving distance of Nevada City/Grass Valley.
The Marin County Fair on The Fourth of July!
The San Gregorio General Store on Sunday, June 29th from 2-4pm. It's a groovy store with a built-in saloon right near the beach. All that, The Cowlicks, and no cover charge!
Saturday, May 10th at Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel in Bolinas, CA. 41 Whard Rd.
Friday, April 25th at Caffe Trieste. 8-10pm. 2500 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley, CA 94702 phone: 510-548-5198
Saturday, February 23rd at Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel in Bolinas, CA. 41 Whard Rd.
Saturday, January 12th at Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel in Bolinas, CA. 41 Whard Rd. 415-868-1311. The Cowlicks play 9-1am.
Friday, December 7th at Caffe Trieste in Berkeley, CA. 8pm. No cover.
Saturday, November 17th. at the Orange Blossom Junction in Lemon Cove/Exeter, CA. If you happen to be down towards Fresno/Visalia and Sequoia National Park drop in to the Orange Blossom Junction for some Cowlicks rock n' roll. We play from 8:00-10:00 I'm told, and maybe later into the night. On Sunday you'll probably be able to find the Cowlicks wandering through Sequoia National Park searching for the great Manjo (half man/half banjo).
Tuesday, November 13th. The Cowlicks live on The Meaty Paws Show on KALX 90.7 Berkeley, CA 9 - midnight . "Hick Music and the State of the Day".
Saturday, November 3 at Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel in Bolinas, CA. 41 Whard Rd. 415-868-1311. The Cowlicks play 9-1am.
Saturday, October 13 Shelby Ash Presents The Cowlicks at The Music Store - 66 Portal Ave., San Francisco at 2pm. Free!
Sunday, October 14. Live on KPIG's Please Stand By radio show at 11am.
Sunday, August 5 at Twang Cafe a monthly Americana music series at Epic Arts Studio in Berkeley, CA. Showtime at 7:30pm.
Saturday, July 14 at Smiley's Schooner Saloon & Hotel in Bolinas, CA. 41 Whard Rd. 415-868-1311. The Cowlicks play 9-1am.
Saturday, May 5th at Cafe Du Nord: Shelby Ash Presents a Honky Tonk Showdown, "Cinco de Mayo Americana Style" with Rancho Deluxe, Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit, Tom Armstrong and Sam Dead & The Good Sams. Cowlicks go on at 11:00.
Thurs. March 8th at Alice's Restaurant in Woodside, CA. Acoustic Cowlicks music, bluegrass style with Todd, Mike, and Dan. Music starting at 7pm.
Friday Feb. 23rd at Henflings near Santa Cruz in Ben Lomond with Amee Chapman & the Big Finish. Cowlicks go on at 9pm.
Saturday Feb. 24th Smiley's in Bolinas. Cowlicks all night! 9pm to ??
Friday, February 2 at Cafe du Nord. The San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-time Festival. With Merle Jagger, The Burning Embers, and The Whoreshoes. Show starts at 8:30pm. $10 advance, $12 at the door.
Friday, Dec. 1st at Smiley's in Bolinas, CA. Three sets of The Cowlicks, starting at 9pm.
Tour 10/26 - 11/5:
Saturday, August 12th. The Nevada County Fair (in Nevada City, CA). Broadcast LIVE on Wesley Robertson's KVMR radio show Rockin' and Stompin'. The Cowlicks play 3-4pm, along with The Pine Box Boys from 2-3pm.
Saturday, July 29th. The Stanley Family Ranch in Vacaville, CA. Gates open at 4:00. The Cowlicks, The Pine Box Boys, and The Groovy Rednecks. Contact us if you'd like to attend this BBQ and music extravaganza.
Saturday, April 29th. The Stanley Family Ranch in Vacaville, CA. The gate to the ranch opens at 6:00, with the rowdy Pine Box Boys kicking off the music at 7:00, followed by the Cowlicks at 8:00. Ralph Stanley's family really knows how to have a good time! Space is limited for this special event. Contact us if you'd like to attend this semi-private BBQ and music extravaganza.
Friday, April 14th. The first of three days of music at The Placer County Strawberry Festival. The Cowlicks go on at 3:30 on the "Bee Stage." Following the Cowlicks will be two-time Grammy nominee Tim Murphy.
Wednesday, Feb 15th. Private event in Vacaville, CA with Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys.
Saturday, Feb 11th. Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival at Cafe Du Nord in San Francicso, CA. James Nash of the Waybacks will pickin' some mandolin & guitar with The Cowlicks, as will Eric Embry on banjo. Also on the bill are some great local twang/alt-blugrass bands: The Pine Box Boys, Jimbo Trout and the Fish People and The Whoreshoes.
Saturday, Sept. 17th, the Saratoga Street Fair from 7:30 to 10:30. There will be food vendors, booze vendors, and other delights on Big Basin Way. The fair is free of course and starts at 5:30.
Sunday, July 24th, private event
April 15th at The
Palms in Winters, CA with TheTarbox
Feb 7th at 9pm at The
Ivy Room in Albany, CA with some Buckeyes from Todd's old stomping
ground Columbus, aka Cowtown, Ohio -- Two
Cow Garage. $5 -- what a bargain!!!
Thursday, Nov 11th at 9:30pm, The Cowlicks are back for more mayhem at The Starry Plough in Berkeley, CA for a show with Moot Davis featuring Pete Anderson (lead guitar player and producer for many Dwight Yoakam albums). $8 cover.
Friday, Oct 1st at 8pm The Cowlicks will be at playing a few sets at the Espresso Garden & Cafe in San Jose. Good food, good people, come on down!
Sunday, Sept 12 at 1:45 --
it's the Chili
& Chowder Cookoff in Half Moon Bay at Pillar Point
Harbor! The Cowlicks go on at 1:45and will be sharing the stage with The California
Cowboys, The Waybacks, Lane & The Badass Chickenbones, and others
to be announced. This show is a benefit for the Coastside Family Medical
Center and Pediatrics, in the Half Moon Bay area. This event is $10
for adults, and for kids under the age of 12 it's free. Chili
and Chowder tasting is from 1:00-3:00. There will also be $2,500 worth
of prizes given away. Dang. Event is 11:00 - 5:00.
Saturday July 31 from 1 - 5pm @ Mulligan's Pub & Grill in Redwood City KFJC brings you the Foothill Stomp featuring The Cowlicks, The Mother Truckers, and The West Coast Rollers. We go on at 1:30pm. Stomp On!
Saturday, June 19th The Cowlicks open for Junior Brown at The Winters Opera House in Winters, CA 8:30pm
The Espresso Garden & Cafe in San Jose on Friday, May 14th at 8:00, $10.
Friday, May 7th -- at The Starry Plough in Berkeley, CA. It's a CD release party for C.W.A.! Come and party with the 'Licks. The guys will hit the stage at 9:30. And if that's not enough, just stick around to hear The Pacific Sound Collective do that thing that they do, oh boy!
Saturday, May 1st -- at Henflings near Santa Cruz, CA. Celebrate May Day with The Cowlicks at this Snazzy Production show with Sherry Austin.
Live performance on Dangerous Dan's show on the great KFJC! Sunday, March 14th somewhere between 12 and 3. Tune in to 89.7 or stream it off your computer from anywhere in the nation from the KFJC website.
Live performance on KKUP 91.5, Saturday, February 28th at 4:30. We'll be playing on the Annual Bluegrass, Country, and Folk Marathon. Tune in and support a truly great radio station in this funddrive!
The Cowlicks will be kickin' it up at Misisipi Mike's "Hillbilly Hayride" at The Make-Out Room in S.F. on Tuesday, January 27th at 9:45. Also on the bill is Dylan Thomas Vance and Jeannie & Chuck's Country Roundup.Todd will be playing solo with friends on Friday, January 9th at The Starry Plough opening up for The Real Sippin' Whiskeys and Farma. See Todd in all his glory doing new and adventurous material -- he'll even pull out the ole ukulele for ya, and toss in some Django hits too!
DownHome Music instore performance on Saturday, January 10th at 2:00 (1034 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito, CA 510-525-2129). Free. We'll have the new "C.W.A." CD available!! Come listen to The Cowlicks, and shop at the best record store in the universe!
The Ivy Room in Albany, CA on Saturday, December 13th with those guzzlin' Real Sippin' Whiskeys.
Fourth Street Tavern on Thursday, November 13th with our friends The Real Sippin' Whiskeys. A show not to be missed! 711 Fourth St., San Rafael, CA 415-454-4044
The San Gregorio General Store on Sunday, October 26th from 2-5pm. It's a groovy store with a built in saloon right near the beach. All that, The Cowlicks, and no cover charge!
It's The Starry Plough's 30th Anniversary! We're honored to be a part of the festivities honoring this milestone on Thursday, October 16th featuring The Cowlicks at 11:15pm, preceded by Lorretta Lynch and Yardsale. Thanks to the kind folks at the Plough, and in honor of the momentus occasion, this show is FREE!
Santa Clara Walk for Aids benefit concert on Sunday, October 19th at 10am in Discovery Meadow, San Jose. The Cowlicks are happy to contribute a song to the Walk for AIDS Silicon Valley Sampler CD and to play a set at the Post-Walk Party. Come and use your feet to walk and dance for a cause that's close to all our hearts.
The San Gregorio General
Store on Sunday, August 24th from 2-5pm.
Great saloon, right near the beach! No cover.
Garlic Festival Gig at The Strand Theatre on Saturday, July 26th at 9:00 in Gilroy, 7588 Monterey St. 408-846-5826, with the Austin Lounge Lizards at 7:30.
Fifth of July Garden Gig at The Henry Miller Library in Big Sur! What more can we say? We're pysched! We start at 3pm - yeeeeehaw! Contact the library to by tickets in advance.
Henflings in Ben Lomand on Thursday, June 19th with Bodie Busick.
on KPIG - 107.5 on Sunday,
April 27th at 10am, soon after the rooster crows. We'll
be playin on Sleepy John's show "Please Stand By". Even
vegetarians like Todd can enjoy a little pork via KPIG radio. This
is our favorite station in the nation!! You can listen from your computer
too - sign up on www.kpig.com for
their streamed radio shows.
Ryder's on Wednesday
Live on KPFA on Wednesday, April 16th. We'll be raisin' a ruckus on Larry Kelp's Sing Out! show at 10:00pm. Tune us in at 94.1 FM.
The Starry Plough on Thursday, April 10th at 9:30. We just love playin this place -- great dance floor, great people, great venue! Come and catch The Real Sippin' Whiskeys at 10:30 and The Buckets at 11:30
Parkside on Sunday, March
9th - it's that free Oyster BBQ thang again! Yee-haw!!
The Jivens Boys will warm you up at 5:00 and The Cowlicks hit the stage
The Make-Out Room - Tuesday, February 25th at 10:30. Come whoop it up at Misisipi Mike's Hillbilly Hayride! Also playing are Pat Johnson at 9:00 and The Tom Heyman Band at 9:45. The club's address is at 3225 22nd St. in San Francisco, 415-647-2888. See ya there!
DownHome Music instore performance on Saturday, January 25th at 2:00 (1034 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito, CA 510-525-2129). Free. Come listen to The Cowlicks, and shop at the best record store in the universe!
Thee Parkside on Sunday, January 12th at 5:00 - Yes, this is the free Sunday Oyster barbeque you've been hearing about! Also on the bill is Smelly Kelly's Plain High Drifters.
bEAST Fest at the The Starry Plough on Saturday, Dec. 14th at Midnight: The Cowlicks are honored and pysched to be part of this annual East Bay music festival! And what could be better than playing the Beast Fest Saturday night at the Starry Plough? How about having the amazing Moore Brothers share the bill, along with Boatclub and Garth Steel Klippert? You can't miss this one!