Will be touring with some frequency come Autumn 2015 and beyond in support of two new records, Joan Shelley’s “Over and Even” (out on No Quarter September 4) and “Ambsace,” a second record of guitar duets with James Elkington (out on Paradise of Bachelors September 18).
In duet with Joan Shelley:
7/28. Swedish American Hall, San Francisco. With Sam Amidon and Little Wings.
7/31-8/2. Pickathon festival, Portland.
8/4. Sunset Tavern, Seattle.
8/7-8/9. Doe Bay Festival, Olga, Wa.
9/4. Pocahontas Co. Opera House, Marlinton, W.V.
9/5. Acoustic Music Works, Pittsburgh.
9/6. World Cafe Live, Philadelphia. With Mary Lattimore.
9/8. Joe’s Pub, NYC.
9/9. Brick House Community Center, Turners Falls, Mass.
9/16. The Mothlight, Asheville. With Elephant Micah.
9/17. Stone Fox, Nashville. With Elephant Micah.
“Mrs. Gristle’s Reel” and “Concessions,” Philly house show, February 2015. Shot by Jesse Sheppard.
“Chief Wants,” home recording, January 2013.
NPR Tiny Desk Concert: “Affirmed” and “Eight Belles Dreamt the Devil Was Dead,” taped February 2012.
“Sought & Hidden.” Compiled by cinemanonymous – amateur Kentucky Derby footage shot on 8mm in 1936 and 1947 and Super 8 in 1973 and 2000.
James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg: “Ambsace”
Paradise of Bachelors, September 2014.
“Up of Stairs”:
Nathan Salsburg: “Hard for to Win and Can’t Be Won”
No Quarter, September 2013.
“First Field Path”:
Nathan Salsburg: “Affirmed”
No Quarter, November 2011.
“Back Home In Bogenbrook”:
James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg: “Avos”
Tompkins Square, August 2011.
Included on Imaginational Anthem, Volume 3.
Tompkins Square, 2008.
Solo tunings (not accounting for key):
Back Home In Bogenbrook: DGDGBD
Blues for Eight Belles: DADF#AD
Bold Ruler’s Joys: DADGBE
Chief Wants: EAEGCE
Dog At Bay: DADEAD
Eight Belles Dreamt the Devil Was Dead: DADF#AD
First Field Path: DADABE
Fraught With Hornpipe: DGDGCD
Mrs. Gristle’s Reel: CGDGAD
Paraffin & Turpentine: EAEGCE
Sought & Hidden: DADGCE
What Can’t Be Won: DADABD