Moonshine & Mistletoe

cowpuncherband Calgary, Jasper, recording

We’re back in the saddle baby! After months of a self-imposed exile to focus on writing we have made it to the other side with a new, fourth, album. It was recorded with our longtime engineer Josh Rob Gwilliam and his team at OCL Studios. We also brought in Derek Downham as our producer. A special thanks to Trevor Hatter …

‘Best Album Design’ – 2014 Western Canadian Music Awards

cowpuncherband Awards, Manitoba

We just found out that Ghost Notes won Best Album Design at the Western Canadian Music Awards! The 2014 Album Design Of The Year Award goes to Geoffrey Hanson / Geoffrey Hanson Design – Cowpuncher – Ghost Notes (AB) #BOW2014 — BreakOut West (@BreakOutWest) October 4, 2014 The packaging features a cover with Matt caked in river flood mud, and an …

Hibernation

cowpuncherband Calgary, recording

It’s fitting that Calgary has been dusted with a fresh layer of snow as we begin a self-imposed exile to focus on writing. After months of planning we will be returning to the studio in October to begin a new album. In the meantime our Nov 2013 release ‘Ghost Notes’ is no longer a free preview on Exclaim!’s website. We’ve …

Free Ship Show!

cowpuncherband Calgary, Festivals

We’ve been off the radar writing songs and preparing to record a new album in October. Over the weekend we played at Beaverfest in Valleyview. A special thanks to Darty from Chron Goblin for doing a standup job standing in on baritone! New Ryan! @chrongoblin #cowpuncher #beaverfest #yycmusic #pals A photo posted by Cowpuncher (@wepunchcows) on Aug 8, 2014 at …

Stampede ‘Grams

cowpuncherband Calgary

#cowpuncher #brokencity #yyc A photo posted by @ryancoleeliason on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:43pm PDT Patio shows on Sunday funday. ❤️summer time! #sundayfunday #brokencity #cowpuncher #yyc #sunshine #summertime A photo posted by Ally Peddie (@allypeddie) on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:36am PDT #cowpuncher at staff party. So #deadlus A photo posted by BUSH (@bushman3000) on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:31pm …

Boots and Hats

cowpuncherband Edmonton, Festivals, Manitoba

Here in our home town of Calgary the downtown core has been transformed for cowboy halloween (Stampede)! Most of the events will be private functions but there are a couple of shows open to the public this Sunday. In the afternoon we’ll be playing the Rock Central Stampede Breakfast Revival Patio Party at Broken City. And in the evening we’ll …

Big Rockin’ It

cowpuncherband Calgary, Festivals, Saskatchewan

We had a fantastic time performing during and after the Big Rock Eddies awards show last night! Folks got dressed up and hit the red carpet for beers, arts and socializing. Fancy! Beer and a Show!!! #bigrockeddies #liautosport #beer #coldone #cowpuncher A photo posted by Lithium Autosport (@lithiumautosport) on Jun 6, 2014 at 7:29pm PDT Cowpuncher at the @BigRockBrewery Eddies! …

Windy City, Rad City

cowpuncherband Calgary, Festivals, Lethbridge, Stampede

We’ll be heading to Lethbridge this weekend to play at Scores in support of a massive dodgeball tournament afterparty. Shields up! LA Beat did an interview with M’Olah to preempt the event: “Two guys tried to take on the whole bar and my face got caught in the middle of it. It wasn’t much of a fight for me, it …

Photos from CMW

cowpuncherband Photos, Toronto

A couple of albums have popped up from CMW. On Thursday night Angelo Marchini from Aesthetic Magazine took these shots at Rancho Relaxo: And on Saturday night photographer Andrew Sztein shot this album at The Hideout:

RK’s Toronto Tour Diary

cowpuncherband Toronto

We flew to Toronto on Thursday for Canadian Music Week. Landing at about 6PM Toronto time we grabbed our bags and took a ride straight to Rancho Relaxo from the airport to drop off our gear. Bye bye Calgary. Hello Toronto. #cmw #cmw2014 A photo posted by Cowpuncher (@wepunchcows) on May 5, 2014 at 3:18pm PDT In the interest of …