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Friday, October 31, 2014

Dear Friends, Fans and Supporters,

Our lead singer and guitarist Chris and his newly-wed wife Andrea are extending heartfelt THANK YOUs. It was very touching to receive so many good wishes to the occasion, and see many of you at our shows to congratulate the groom.

We are soon launching a special new website. You'll be finding out why we MUST MAKE MUSIC!
Curious? Well, look out for more infos to come via e-mail in just a few days. We're excited! If you're not on our email-newsletter-list yet, sign up here:

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And, of course, yes, we are out playing music for you. We're back on the road for a tour of the North East this November. Here is where we want to make you smile:

11/7 Fri 9.30pm The Southgate House Revival-Lounge Newport KY
11/9 Sun 7pm Muggswigz Canton OH
11/10 Mon 2.30pm Private Show in Catskill NY
11/11 Tue 2.30pm Private Show in Ghent NY
11/11 Tue 9.30pm The Anchor (w/ Sick/Sea) Kingston NY
11/12 Wed 8pm Midway Cafe (w/ Junko Ogawa, Craig Sonnenfeld, Marc Delgado) Boston/Jamaica Plain MA
11/13 Thu 7pm Holyoke Public Library Holyoke MA
11/14 Fri 7pm The Funky Monkey (w/ Sister Speak) Cheshire CT
11/15 Sat 7pm Battlefield Brew Works Gettysburg PA
11/16 Sun 3pm Uptown Coffee Cafe Farmville VA
11/18 Tue 10am Private Show in Jamestown NC
11/18 Tue 2pm Private Show in High Point NC
11/18 Tue 8.30pm Recreation Billiards Winston-Salem NC
11/20 Thu 6pm French Broad Brewing Co. Asheville NC
11/21 Fri 8pm Southern Appalachian Brewery (also as live stream online) Hendersonville NC

Stay warm

The Wilhelm Brothers
-Chris and Cristof


Sunday, October 26, 2014

Cakes and Breads Are Ready

Thank you again, dear BAKER- and CAKER-BACKERs of our last kickstarter campaign for the release of "Like A Bird - Live on WDVX Blue Plate Special".

The baking party has happened this week, spread out over three days. All the cakes and breads are made. They're smelling and looking absolutely delicious!

Watch out for those parcels in the mail anytime soon, and enjoy picture time below:
Ready bread loaves
best ingredients, mostly organic
Chris is stirring the pot
Thank you Sophia, Cristof's wife
Cristof's pouring cake batter into the baking dish
all cakes, just before glazing


Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October Newsletter and Show Schedule

Dear Friends, Fans and Supporters,

October is very special. This October. Not only because the leaves are taking on the annual, jaw-dropping festival of colors. But also because it's our very own Chris' wedding month. Yes, he's really tying the knot. So, in case you can spot the two-week break in our show schedule, you know why!

Come on out to wish him well, and see and hear us play for you this golden month of October:

10/2 Thu 7.15pm Private Show in Kingsport TN
10/3 Fri 10.30am Private Show in Kingsport TN
10/3 Fri 7pm Appalachian Mountain Brewery Boone NC
10/4 Sat 5pm Mountfair Vineyards Crozet VA
10/5 Sun 3.30pm House Concert Midlothian/Richmond VA
10/6 Mon 8pm The Phoenix (also as live stream online) Brevard NC
10/10 Fri 2pm Private Show in Durham NC
10/10 Fri 8pm The Eddy Pub & Restaurant Saxapahaw NC
10/11 Sat 2pm Private Show in Raleigh NC
10/11 Sat 7pm Showside Grill & Bakery Spring Hope NC
10/12 Sun 5pm Fullsteam Brewery Durham NC
10/13 Mon 1.15pm Private Show in Durham NC
10/13 Mon 4pm Private Show in Apex NC
10/14 Tue 12.15pm Cherokee County Public Library Gaffney SC
10/16 Thu 7pm Moe Joe Coffee Greenville SC
10/17 Fri 8pm Moe Joe Coffee Clemson SC

Wishing you lots of mindblowing nature viewings in the next few weeks

The Wilhelm Brothers
-Chris and Cristof

Photo by Rabei Alaisami

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Concert Window Live Streaming Show from Amanda's Living Room

Dear friends,

you are very warmly invited to our special live webcast on Concert Window at 4pm EDT (New York time) this Sunday, September 28. We'll be playing songs, taking requests, and answering YOUR questions in real time! Wherever you are in the world, you can tune in.

It's pay-what-you-like: you can purchase online tickets starting now at http://www.concertwindow.com/shows/9351-the-wilhelm-brothers-live-from-amanda-s-living-room. The webcast is offered in real time! I hope you can join us.

Why is this live streaming show special? Well, for the first time, it will be hosted not from Cristof's living room, but from one of our CouchSurfing hosts' home, while we're on tour! It'll be fun!

Best wishes to y'all
The Wilhelm Brothers -Chris and Cristof


Thursday, September 11, 2014

Asheville's Sunniest and Most Smiling Band

We love playing music. You probably know that already, if you've seen one of our shows.

One of our favorite places in Asheville, The Hop Ice Cream Cafe, has just flatteringly described us as "The sunniest and most smiling band in Asheville" - well, we say

THANK YOU 

to that :-) and keep on smiling...

Love from The Hop Ice Cream Cafe in Asheville

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Sunday Afternoon Online Benefit Concert

All Proceeds to Help Pay Medical Bills


Dear Friends,

You are invited to join the fun: we're doing a special live webcast on Concert Window at 4pm EDT
this Sunday afternoon. We'll be playing new songs, taking requests, and answering YOUR questions in real time! Wherever you are in the world, you can tune in. You can purchase online tickets Pay-what-you-like and be a part of it at http://www.concertwindow.com/shows/7481-the-wilhelm-brothers-coffee-and-cake. The webcast will not be taped – it's offered in real time. We hope you can join us!

All proceeds we'll pass on to our friend Paul from Brevard. Paul appreciates our and your help to pay for medical bills after chemo and radiation. He'll need additional chemo and stem cell therapy soon and is going to need all the support he can - be it financially or emotionally. He's a tough and strong guy, dedicated to fight and live through this! We believe in him.

Thanks for helping
The Wilhelm Brothers - Chris and Cristof

Monday, September 1, 2014

September Show Schedule

Dear Friends,

September 4th is our big CD release day -
our live EP Like A Bird is coming out, it's already on presale on iTunes!

A big THANK YOU to all who helped: Kickstarter.com and all backers, and - as you can see in the picture
- Joyce Thornburg and Andrea Kulish for the cover art and design. Doesn't it look great?

You are warmly invited to our September shows:

Mon 9/1 1pm Democracy Vineyards Lovingston VA
Thu 9/4 12pm official CD release WDVX Blue Plate Special Knoxville TN, on air, online
Thu 9/4 3pm Private Show Morristown TN
Thu 9/4 7pm CD release party The Bunk House Bulls Gap TN
Fri 9/5 7pm Frog Level Brewing Waynesville NC
Sat 9/6 2pm Hightower Creek Vineyards Hiawassee GA
Sun 9/7 4pm Benefit Show on ConcertWindow.com worldwide on your web-device
Tue 9/9 7pm The Hop on Merrimon Asheville NC
Wed 9/10 6pm Iron Horse Station Hot Springs NC
Fri 9/12 7pm Transylvania County Library Brevard NC
Sat 9/13 4pm Shining Rock Riverfest Canton NC
Fri 9/26 7pm Polliwogs Columbia SC
Sat 9/27 7pm M.A.D. Studios Augusta GA
Mon 9/29 7pm Evening Muse Charlotte NC
Tue 9/30 8.30pm Recreation Billiards Winston-Salem NC

Thank you for listening, we love playing music for you!

The Wilhelm Brothers
-Chris and Cristof