Bus call was set for midnight at the Krogers parking lot. Myself, Byron Cumbie,…
Added by Stan Munsey on April 10, 2011 at 7:03pm —
Buss call was Friday at midnight to climb aboard the "Hillbilly Hotel". On this trip would be the usual suspects, Jimmy Yeary, Jim Seales, Mike Mcguire, myself and the fairly new, Jeff Allen, subbing for Mike Folsom on bass. Folsom is still recovering from his hand and arm injury he suffered last year and we wish him a full recovery. At the helm steering us to Nahunter, Ga would be Kyle. This would be Kyle's first time to drive for Shenandoah and we looked forward to getting to know him.… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on March 27, 2011 at 7:58pm —
Added by Stan Munsey on September 9, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Added by Stan Munsey on September 9, 2010 at 11:56am —
Shenandoah at "The Dive" in Goose Creek, SC/ April 23 /2009
Shenandoah pulled out of the Kroger parking lot around 1:45 am..with John Gee driving. We were off to do a Thursday night show at a club on a naval base in Goose Creek, SC.
We arrived Thursday.. around noon, in the little town Of Goose Creek. When I got off the bus, we were sitting behind "The Dive"..a club where military and civilians were welcome. This club was located on the naval base. Later that night..… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on April 28, 2009 at 7:24pm —
Shenandoah in Macon, Ga at the Whiskey River Club/April 17/09
Myself, Mike Folsom, Bart Barlettano, Byron Cumbie and Jimmy Yeary left aboard the "Hillbilly Hotel" from Tn to pick up Jim Seales and Mike Mcguire on our way to do a show in Macon, Ga. John Gee was driving.
We arrived in Macon, Friday..April 17 ..mid-morning, at the Whiskey River Club. Our soundcheck was scheduled for 2 pm that afternoon, so we had plenty of time to kill. Our opening act was from Nashville and… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on April 28, 2009 at 7:18pm —
Shenandoah at the Flagler County Fair in Bunnell, Fl April 11/09
Shenandoah, along with former singer and buddy, Curtis Wright...who had performed earlier in the night with us... pulled out of Muscle Shoals, Al...after finishing a successful benefit for Billy Ryan. We were on our way to Bunnell, Florida to play the Flagler County Fair.
We arrived in Bunnell, Sat, April 11, mid-afternoon and loaded in to do our soundcheck and the wind was blowing around 25-35 mi an hour,… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on April 28, 2009 at 7:16pm —
Shenandoah at the "Sticks" Music Festival in Auburn, Al/April 18/09
After just hitting the bunks and not getting much sleep..we awoke in Auburn, Al at the Sticks Music Festival. Our brains were still foggy from the late show Friday night..as we crawled down the bus hall towards the coffee pot.
The sun was out but the air was still cool as I climbed off the bus and walked to the stage to do a soundcheck. Folks were already gathering in front of the stage ..even at that… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on April 28, 2009 at 7:00pm —
Benefit hosted by Shenandoah for Billy Ryan's family in Muscle Shoals, Al/April 10/09
Friday morning, April 10, MIke Folsom, Jimmy Yeary, Byron Cumbie, myself, Bart Barlettano, his daughter, Chelsie, son, Dallas and his friend Zachary left at 10 am for Muscle Shoals, Al. with Mickey Riley driving us. Billy Ryan drove down because he would be staying with family in Al after the benefit. My wife, Donna would not be going on this trip because of prior commitments at her place of work. I… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on April 28, 2009 at 7:00pm —
Shenandoah's First Show of 2009!
Jan 22, 2009 PITMAN, NJ, Shenandoah at the 'Broadway Theater of Pitman
Shenandoah had a bus call for Wed night, Jan 21st, at 9 pm in the Kroger parking lot. Byron Cumbie, our merch and monitor man showed up with his daughter, Willow but would not be going on this trip. He had other plans that couldn't be changed. He came to the bus to drop off the merchandise only.
On board the bus this time would be the band, Jim Seales's… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on January 24, 2009 at 2:12pm —
Shenandoah’s last 2 shows for 2008
NOV 21, TEXARKANA, AR - Shooters Sports Bar, NOV 22 - LULA, MS Isle of Capri Casino
Shenandoah, along with Jimmy Yeary's friend, singer/songwriter, Tyler Farr, boarded the "Hillbilly Hotel" for the last time in 2008. We made our way to Muscle Shoals, Al, where we picked up Mike McGuire and Jim Seales. We then cruised on down to Texarkana, Arkansas to play the Shooters Sports Bar.
We arrived at the club mid-morning and did the… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on November 24, 2008 at 4:54pm —
Shenandoah’s First Acoustic show/Frank Brown Songwriters Festival
NOV 15 ,PENSACOLA, FL Shenandoah at the Frank Brown Songwriters Festival
Bus call was set for 1:30 am and everyone but Jim Seales and Mike McGuire headed out on the "Hillbilly Hotel" for Lillian, Alabama, which is right there at South-Western Pensacola, Fl. We picked up Mike M. and Jim S. on the way. Our good friend, singer/songwriter, Billy Ryan and Jimmy Yeary friend, Tyler, came along for the… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on November 17, 2008 at 11:30am —
Fun in the Deep South
OCT 19/08 NATCHEZ, MS Shenandoah at the River Balloon Race/ Oct 21, Laurel, MS South Mississippi Fair
Bus call was set for 11 pm, Sat night and everyone showed up but Mike Mcguire and Jim Seales. We would be picking them up in Muscle Shoals, Al on the way down to Natchez, MS. I brought some chips and great salsa from the Harris Teeter grocery store and we munched on that, till one by one.. we drifted off to our bunks around 3 am. We had to get… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on October 24, 2008 at 2:30pm —
We just returned from a very successful show at AES 2008 in San Francisco CA. For Photos and Highlights click here: www.endlessanalog.com
Added by Chris Estes on October 11, 2008 at 10:30am —
A Patriotic Moment
OCT 2/08 LOUDONVILLE, OH : Shenandoah at the Loudonville Street Fair
Shenandoah had a leave time.. Wed night/Thurs morning at 1 am and Mickey Riley, our bus driver, drove the "Hillbilly Hotel" to the charming little town of Loudonville, Ohio. For those of you who don't know...that is the name we affectionately call the bus. We even have a song entitled, "Hillbilly Hotel". Once again, some of us stayed up too late and slept in till… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on October 3, 2008 at 3:00pm —
Fried Chicken, Shrimp, Fish and Frog legs_
SEPT 20/08 Shenandoah in ELDORADO, IL at the Independence Co. Fair
I don't do getting up early in the morning well...never have..especially with only a couple of hours sleep. Shenandoah was scheduled to leave Nashville at 8 am, Saturday morning, the day of the show and my neighbor dogs decided to serenade me outside my bedroom window.. most of the night before. I had to get up at 6 am to get to the bus but Mike McGuire and Jim… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on September 23, 2008 at 2:00pm —
Sept 6/08 GREENVILLE, MS Shenandoah at the Delta Balloon Festival
Mickey Riley...Shenandoah's bus driver...pointed the "Hillbilly Hotel" in the direction of Greenville, MS after leaving Castlewood, VA the night before.. We arrived at the venue at 2 pm Saturday afternoon..after having a wheel break on the bus around 4 am and getting lost on the way! We got there and that is all that matters. There was a lot of flooding all around us.. those poor folks had been pounded by the rain and… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on September 9, 2008 at 7:00pm —
SEPT 5/08 CASTLEWOOD, VA Shenandoah at the Russell County Fair
Shenandoah left Nashville, at 2 am from the Kroger parking lot with no additional guests this time. It was just the band ...along with Bart Barlettano and Byron Cumbie, (our FOH guy and Merch man). When we leave at such a late or early hour..however you wanna put it..we always end up staying up way past our bedtime..I think it was around 5:30 am when most of us hit the bunks.
We got to the Russell County… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on September 9, 2008 at 5:30pm —
August 31, 2008 - Sunday
August 30/08 Shenandoah at Kenton national, Kenton, Ohio
Jimmy Yeary and the whole Shenandoah gang, met at the kroger parking lot at 1 am to head for Kenton, Ohio to play Kenton National. Jim Seales gal, Donna was aboard as well as Billy Ryan and drummer, Keeley lane and guitarist, Rod Riley.
We were a loaded bus as we sucked up those white lines on the highway, marking those miles off to Kenton. Everyone except Rod, Jim Seales and… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on August 31, 2008 at 8:00pm —
AUG 15/08 RUSSELLVILLE, AL Shenandoah at the Watermelon Festival
Leave time for Shenandoah was set for 9 am Friday morning, August 15. Jim Seales would be picked up in Alabama on the way to Russellville. Mike Mcguire would meet us later that afternoon in Russellville at soundcheck. Meeting the bus in Nashville was myself, Jimmy Yeary, Mike Folsom , Bart Barlettano, his daughter,Chelsie, Billy Ryan and his girlfriend, Amanda. Byron Cumbie, our merch man would not be on this run. We… Continue
Added by Stan Munsey on August 16, 2008 at 5:00pm —