Everest Rising

Thanks for a great 2013!

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014

Thanks for a great 2013!

Thanks for a great 2013! The past couple of months have been extraordinary, first with our Proctors run and then our shows at Caffe Lena as part of First Night Saratoga: three sets for three separate audiences… and each audience was amazing! We are excited to now focus our attention on developing new songs and arrangements while we build our schedule for 2014. Thanks to all of you for your...

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Everest Rising gets diverse listeners

Posted by on Jan 25, 2014

Everest Rising gets diverse listeners

By Brian McElhiney The Daily Gazette – Schenectady, NY – Thursday, June 27, 2013 Everest Rising has proven to be more fulfilling for its four members than any of their previous musical projects, both creatively and commercially. Prior to the band’s formation in 2010, three of its four members — banjoist Bill Flanagan, upright bassist Pete Gernert-Dott and vocalist/harmonica player...

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Jack of the Wood

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014

Jack of the Wood

A phenomenal instrumental written by Jens Kruger of the Kruger Brothers. Jens wrote this tune in honor of a pub by the same name in Asheville, NC.

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I Know You Rider (live at Moon & River Cafe)

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014

I Know You Rider (live at Moon & River Cafe)

It was a hot August evening. A wonderful older gentleman wandered by on the street, heard us playing, and came in to hear more. He turned out to be the most animated and appreciative audience member we’ve ever had… very surreal. If we hadn’t captured this recording we wouldn’t have been sure he was real.

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Sun Broke

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014

Sun Broke

Hold onto my hand
And we’ll walk through that warm sand
And we’ll watch that sunset low
Right across that bay
And come what may

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I Just

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014

I Just

I just can’t see
Where the lines drawn on me
I don’t know where to go
I just can’t feel
The way I did when things were real
I can’t find my way home

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Smallest Things

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014

Smallest Things

We get too caught up
in the pains of day to day
When the smallest things in life
can make those pains fade away
We keep on rushing down that road
to whatever lies ahead
And in the meantime
we forget the smallest things in life

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Wondering

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014

Wondering

If I stretched out my hand
would you run with me
Let your feelings loose
let those spirits all dance free
Would you skip across that desert floor
shadows of the spires flow on by
I was wondering would you try

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