The Lament of Coronado Brown

Big news! One of Family Records’ favorite media outlets, NPR, has debuted Pearl and the Beard’s brand new music video! The song is “The Lament of Coronado Brown” from their latest album, Killing the Darlings. All Music Considered is featuring a wonderful review and interview with guitarist/vocalist Jeremy Styles and director Micah Van Hoeve.

Pearl and the Beard are currently in the midst of their Very First UK Tour! They’re not to be missed! All upcoming dates listed below.

UK Dates:

11.05 The Castle, 7:30pm (Manchester, United Kingdom) [ TIX ]

11.07 The Lexington, 8pm (London, United Kingdom) [ TIX ]

Northeastern Tour (US):

11.11 The Spot Nightclub, 9pm (Lafayette College, Easton, PA)

11.19 Concerts at the Crossing, 8pm (Pennington, NJ) [ TIX ]

11.30 Radio, 8pm (Somerville, MA) [Buy tickets at the door]

12.01 Mayo Street Art Center, 8pm (Portland, ME) [Buy tickets at the door]

12.03 World Cafe Live at the Queen, 7pm (Wilmington, DE) [ TIX ]

12.04 Kung Fu Necktie, 8pm (Philadelphia, PA) [ TIX ]

The Family Records Holiday Extravaganza!:

12.15 Bowery Ballroom, 7pm (New York, NY) [ TIX ]

Pearl and the Beard are taking over CMJ! You have plenty of chances to catch them all over the festival, and we don’t want you to miss out, so we’ve consolidated everything into this nice schedule:

10.20 The Woods, 6pm (Brooklyn, NY) [ TIX ]

10.22 Bowery Electric, 12pm (New York, NY) [ TIX ]

10.22 Living Room, 9:15pm (New York, NY)

Get ready for the madness!

Pearl and the Beard are officially part of the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon Lineup!

The band has a primo time slot on Saturday, October 22 at 9pm at The Living Room. Get ready for a full night of great music!

Pearl and the Beard is gonna be in you, DC.

If you haven’t heard, the band is coming to our nation’s capitol to spread merriment and support the unstoppable David Wax Museum at the 9:30 Club on Wednesday, September 14 at 8 pm. Also performing will be DC natives The Second String Band. Sure to be a memorable night if there ever was one. Ever.

If you don’t already have tickets, what are you doing not clicking this link to get tickets?

Friday night we’ll be gracing the PENTHOUSE at Cooper Square Hotel for the Joe’s Pub Summer Salon Series. This is an incredibly beautiful location, and it could very well be on of the most magical nights of the summer. You can get tickets and ticket information HERE, and you can get a good laugh HERE. Doors are at 7 and the performance starts at 7:30.

Come get classy!

We’ve been invited to perform at festivals!

Starting with the Newport Folk Festival at the Gas Lamp Grille on July 30th. Newport, Rhode Island. ( Tickets )

Paper City Music Festival on September 2nd and 3rd in Ohio.

Truck America at Big Indian, Catskills, New York on September 9th through the 11th. (TBA)

More information to come!

Find the NEWEST Pearl and the Beard tour dates for June and July in BOLD below! (See specifically the 18th, 26th, 27th, 28th, and 30th!)

Pearl and The Beard
Guilford, CT

Pearl and The Beard
New Haven, CT
8:00pm. No Minors.

Pearl and The Beard
Boston, MA
TT The Bears
8:00pm. Price: $9. Buy tickets.

Pearl and the Beard
Biddeford, ME
The Oak and the Axe

Pearl and The Beard
Garfield Artworks

Pearl and the Beard
Greensboro, NC
The Blind Tiger

Pearl and the Beard
Asheville, NC
The Get Down
w/ Now You See Them

Pearl and the Beard
Athens, GA
Caledonia Lounge

Pearl and The Beard
Durham, NC

Pearl and the Beard
Shepherdstown, WV
The Blue Moon Cafe

Pearl and The Beard
Washington, D.C.
The Red Palace

Pearl and The Beard
Brooklyn, NY
Music Hall of Williamsburg

We met up with NBC New York’s Nonstop Sound correspondent Oresti Tsonopoulos to film this video about our sound and our love of New York City. Today it was on the front page of and was the featured video on Nonstop Sound’s blog. Thanks so much to Oresti and the Nonstop Sound team for this great video!

April 30th marks the very first Green Getaways, Local Food and Travel Expo hosted by What does that mean, you ask? Well, your ticket includes:

• Wine and cheese tastings
• Sustainability workshops
• Local food samples
• Prizes and giveaways
• A view of the gorgeous interior of the historic clock tower at Skylight One Hanson
• A chance to milk “Dutchess” the 6ft. 300lb fake milkable cow from the Dutchess County Fair
• Musical performances by Pearl and the Beard, Ugly Purple Sweater, and Kingsley Flood

That’s right, Pearl and the Beard and a milkable cow. Get your tickets here!

And great news, everyone: will be doing a carbon offset for our Green Getaways Tour with Kingsley Flood and Ugly Purple Sweater! Based on the amount of miles each band travels and how much gas is burned over the course of the tour, will make a donation to and Green Mountain Energy. That money is then used to buy renewable wind energy or to plant trees to offset all the carbon we emitted during the course of the tour. Incredible!

So please come join us at the Expo… it’s the first event of its kind, and not to be missed! Find out when we’ll be playing and look up the schedule of the other green-themed events here. See you at the Expo!

Green Getaways Tour (w/ Kingsley Flood and Ugly Purple Sweater) Shows:
4/28 Bloom Bar – Washington DC
4/29 TT The Bears – Boston
4/30 Afternoon:’s Green Getaways, Local Food and Travel Expo – Brooklyn
4/30 Evening:’s Expo After Party at Rock Shop – Brooklyn

Get your tickets to’s Green Getaways Local Food and Travel Exp today!

We are proud to announce that we’ll be performing at‘s Green Getaways Local Food and Travel Expo on April 30! works hard to ensure that New Yorkers with an itch to get out of the city can travel responsibly to fun and exciting locations. The Green Getaways Expo, which is the first of its kind, will celebrate green travel, independent entrepreneurs, and local food at their best, all in the gorgeous halls of the historic Brooklyn Clock Tower at 1 Hanson Place.

Surrounding the Expo, we’ll also be touring with DC’s Ugly Purple Sweater and Boston’s Kingsley Flood! Each band will headline their hometown, and the tour will culminate at the Expo after party at The Rock Shop in Park Slope.

Shows (w/ Kingsley Flood and Ugly Purple Sweater):
4/28 Bloom Bar – Washington DC
4/29 TT The Bears – Boston
4/30 Escapemaker Expo – (afternoon) Brooklyn
4/30 Escapemaker Expo afterparty at Rock Shop – Brooklyn

More details coming soon…