SILAS ARRANGES STRINGS FOR TEN CENT ORCHESTRA (Posted 10.1.13)
Silas has been collaborating with Asheville, NC singer/songwriter Chelsea LaBate (aka Ten Cent Poetry), arranging string parts to her songs to create the Ten Cent Orchestra.
PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED LOVESTRUCK SUCKERS VIDEO (Posted 10.1.13)
Click here to see Lovestruck Suckers' previously unreleased live performance of "Motivation."
THE GET RIGHT BAND TO PERFORM AT BLUE RIDGE PRIDE FESTIVAL (Posted 10.1.13)
On Oct 5th, The Get Right Band will perform at the Blue Ridge Pride Festival, an annual event in Asheville, NC that celebrates, educates, and advocates for the LGBTQ community. For more information about the event click here.
THE GET RIGHT BAND'S DEBUT CD RELEASE! (Posted 3.18.13)
The Get Right Band's debut album, "Shake," is out! To download the music or buy a hard copy of the disc, click here.
LOVESTRUCK SUCKERS TO PERFORM AT ISIS MUSIC HALL (Posted 4.2.13)
Lovestruck Suckers will perform at Asheville's newest venue, the Isis Music Hall. Amanda Anne Platt, of The Honeycutters fame, opens the show with a solo set! Click here for more info.
THE GET RIGHT BAND CD RELEASE PARTY! (Posted 1.21.13)
The Get Right Band's debut album, "Shake," will be released on February 22nd at The Asheville Music Hall. The Archrivals and Asian Teacher Factory join GRB for the concert. For more details and to hear the first track from the new release, visit GRB's website.
SILAS TEAMS UP WITH TEN CENT POETRY (Posted 1.21.13)
Asheville, NC favorites, Ten Cent Poetry, commissioned Silas to create string arrangements of their songs. The music is being performed under the name Ten Cent Orchestra. Visit Ten Cent Poetry's website for more information and performances.
THE GET RIGHT BAND RETURNS TO THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS (Posted 12.31.12)
The Get Right Band is heading back the US Virgin Islands this January. Check out GRB's website for the full schedule.
THE GET RIGHT BAND IN THE STUDIO! (Posted 10.30.12)
The Get Right Band spent last week in the studio recording their debut EP. Check back soon for updates!
LOVESTRUCK SUCKERS RETURN TO THE ALTAMONT THEATRE (Posted 10.30.12)
Lovestruck Suckers will return to The Altamont Theatre on November 9th with new compositions and a bunch of tricks up their sleeves. Eleanor Underhill, of Underhill Rose fame, opens the show with a solo set! Click here for more info.
LOVESTRUCK SUCKERS RELEASE LIVE VIDEOS (Posted 8.14.12)
Lovestruck Suckers released four live videos today from their concert in June at The Altamont Theatre in Asheville, NC. Click here to view the videos on YouTube.
THE MAGNETIC SONG SERIES (Posted 6.5.12)
The Magnetic Field and Head, Heart, and Hips Music have joined forces to create The Magnetic Song Series, a concert series in which three seasoned singer/songwriter’s are put on stage together to swap songs and share stories. The series will begin in July, and performances will occur on the second Wednesday of each month.
THE GET RIGHT BAND INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION (Posted 5.25.12)
The Get Right Band, with Silas on guitar and vocals and Soulgrass Rebellion brethren Jesse Gentry on bass and Chris Pyle on drums, will rock The LAB for an Independence Day celebration on July 6th. Asheville reggae greats Chalwa open the show! Click here for more info.
LOVESTRUCK SUCKERS AT THE ALTAMONT THEATRE (Posted 5.15.12)
Lovestruck Suckers will take the stage at The Altamont Theatre on June 9th to follow up on the success of their debut performance in January. Asheville favorites Ten Cent Poetry open the show! Click here for more info.
LOVESTRUCK SUCKERS IS BORN! (Posted 12.3.11)
Silas' latest project, Lovestruck Suckers, will perform their first show at The Grey Eagle on Jan 19th. With Silas on vocals and guitar, supported by a soulful string trio, Lovestruck Suckers creates a unique and beautiful musical experience. Silas is joined by members of Opal String Quartet, Amy Lovinger (violin), Kara Poorbaugh (viola), and Franklin Keel (cello). The one and only Holiday Childress opens the show!
SILAS DUROCHER AND EVERYBODY KNOWS RETURNS! (Posted 12.3.11)
Silas Durocher and Everybody Knows returns to New College for a one night only performance on Feb 26th. Expect new compositions, old classics, and, as always, some tricks up their sleeves.
STRING QUARTET RECORDINGS POSTED ON WEBSITE (Posted 4.15.11)
Check out the recordings from the collaboration between Silas and Musicians Out of the Box here. For more info about Musicians Out of the Box, check out their website.
SOULGRASS REBELLION VIRGIN ISLANDS TOUR (Posted 4.15.11)
Soulgrass Rebellion will return to the US Virgin Islands for six shows between April 20th and 25th. The Get Right Band, a Soulgrass side project including Silas, Jesse Gentry, and Chris Pyle, will play the USVI the following week. For more info, go to Soulgrass Rebellion's website.
UPCOMING WORLD PREMIERE! (Posted 1.17.11)
On February 12, 2011, Silas Durocher and Everybody Knows and the Sarasota Orchestra will perform the world premiere of Silas' latest composition. The rocking, funky orchestral piece is written for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 french horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion, clarinet soloist, cello soloist, electric guitar soloist, upright bass soloist, drum set soloist, violins I, violins II, violas, cellos, and basses.
SOULGRASS REBELLION RECORDING FULL LENGTH ALBUM (Posted 1.6.11)
Soulgrass Rebellion is recording their first full length album at Asheville's finest studio, Echo Mountain. Check back in the Spring for the release!
NEW COMPOSITION COMMISSIONED BY NEW COLLEGE OF FLORIDA (Posted 6.4.10)
As part of New College of Florida's 50th Anniversary celebration, the school has commissioned Silas to compose a new piece that he will perform with the Sarasota Orchestra on February 12, 2011.
SILAS DUROCHER AND EVERYBODY KNOWS ON PANDORA! (Posted 10.29.09)
You can now create an SDEK station on Pandora Radio! Just go to their website and type in Silas Durocher and Everybody Knows.
SOULGRASS REBELLION TO PERFORM WITH GALACTIC AND LARRY KEEL (Posted 9.19.09)
Soulgrass Rebellion will share a bill with Galactic and Larry Keel for the 2nd annual "Just Because You're Asheville" event in downtown Asheville. Check out the Live page for more information.
SOULGRASS REBELLION SIGNED TO BOOKING AGENCY (Posted 9.19.09)
Soulgrass Rebellion has teamed up with Geniass Productions, who is already getting the band busy throughout the southeast. Geniass has worked with other great bands such as Laura Reed and Deep Pocket and Josh Philips Folk Festival.
NEW COMPOSITION COMMISSIONED BY MUSICIANS OUT OF THE BOX STRING QUARTET (Posted 7.22.09)
Musicians Out of the Box String Quartet has commissioned Silas to write a new composition for their upcoming CD. The piece will be based on 3 poems by e.e. cummings and will be written for string quartet plus speaker.
SILAS DUROCHER AND EVERYBODY KNOWS TO PLAY ASHEVILLE DOWNTOWN AFTER 5! (Posted 6.23.09)
SDEK will play Asheville's Downtown After 5 concert series on August 21st. Check out the Live page for more information.
SOULGRASS REBELLION @ THE ROCKET CLUB IN ASHEVILLE (Posted 6.23.09)
Soulgrass Rebellion returns for a show at the Rocket Club on July 10th. Check out the Live page or Soulgrass Rebellion's myspace page for more information.
SOULGRASS REBELLION IS BORN! (Posted 5.26.09)
This Saturday (May 30th) brings the first full band show by Soulgrass Rebellion, featuring Oso Rey (lead vocals, guitar), Justin Powell (upright bass, vocals), Brian Jones (drum set, vocals) and Silas (electirc guitar, vocals). The music blends reggae, soul music, and two-step. See the Live page for more information.
FIRST SILAS DUROCHER AND EVERYBODY KNOWS SHOW IN ASHEVILLE! (Posted 5.26.09)
Silas has reformed Florida's much-loved Silas Durocher and Everybody Knows in Asheville. This Friday (May 29th) will be the VERY FIRST performance of this incarnation of the ensemble. Don't miss it! See the Live page for more information.
FREE DOWNLOAD OF "CASI TANGO" (Posted 3.10.09)
Click the "Free Download" button on this page to get, well, a free download of Silas Durocher and Everybody Knows playing Casi Tango from the new album.
SARASOTA ORCHESTRA PERFORMS SILAS' "HELLO GOOD MONDAY" ON FEBRUARY 28TH (Posted 1.31.09)
Conducted by Maestro Dirk Meyer, the Sarasota Orchestra will perform the world premiere of a new orchestral composition by Silas entitled Hello Good Monday. The concert includes five other works by acclaimed living composers, including the American premiere of These Words... by Arvo Part. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.sarasotaorchestra.com.
NEW REVIEWS AND ARTICLES (Posted 1.31.09)
Check out a new review of Thesis Statement from the Western North Carolina publication "Bold Life" and an article about the band and the new CD in Maryland's "The Frederick News Post" on the Reviews page.
SILAS DUROCHER AND EVERYBODY KNOWS ON FACEBOOK (Posted 1.31.09)
Join SDEK on Facebook here.
NEW CD FOR SALE ON ITUNES AND MORE (Posted 1.31.09)
Silas Durocher and Everybody Knows' new CD, Thesis Statement can be purchased online at the iTunes Music Store, Amazon.com, Rhapsody.com, CDUniverse.com, and Ruckus.com. It is also for sale on this website here.
CD RELEASE CONCERT IN SARASOTA, FL (Posted 10.13.08)
Silas Durocher and Everybody Knows will release their debut album, Thesis Statement, at a concert at New College of Florida on Saturday, November 15th. See the Live page for more information.
SILAS COMMISSIONED TO COMPOSE FOR THE SARASOTA ORCHESTRA (Posted 10.13.08)
Maestro Leif Bjaland, conductor and artistic director of the Sarasota Orchestra, has commissioned Silas to compose an orchestral piece, to be premiered as part of the Crossroads Project on Saturday, February 28th. The composition will use the orchestra in new ways to incorporate elements of rock n