Welcome

No Pardon is a rippin' folk trio born in Eureka CA that showcases conceptually fluid songwriting and toe-tappin' fiddle tunes. Chris Parreira's rhythm guitar is tastefully textured, an articulate mash-up between folk, rock, and country. Bringing in tunes from around the world, Rosalind Parducci's fiddling chops are intricate and imaginative, pulsing with Celtic, blues and old-time roots. Undeniably, it's all about that upright bass, featuring the heartbeat-steady backing of Amber Grimes.

August News and UPcoming Fun 

Hello folks!

Here on the California coast we are making headway towards our new album! It's fully tracked, and now we're down to mixing/mastering before our work turns into a digitally pressed record. The process has gifted us with many memorable and goofy moments, a process of delicious collaboration with our friends in the local scene, and we are so very stoked to have something to show for all that work soon. Our anticipated release date is October 17, and we will be sending out teaser tracks to our friends in the coming month. Sign up to be on our mailing list for updates and special releases! <3 <3 <3

We have a number of upcoming shows over the next week:

Grass Valley this coming Saturday amidst the literary classics at a favorite venue, the Open Book

On Sunday we play in Santa Rosa for a house show with a bunch of amazing musicians: the Oddjob Ensemble, and Buck-Thrifty are two local bands with whom we have the pleasure to share a bill!

Next Wednesday we will be in Shelter Cove at the Gyppo Ale Mill

September 22, you can catch us performing at the Lost Sierra Hoedown with a capitol cast of characters from across the west coast music scene. That's in Johnsville, CA, north of the town of Truckee and east of Chico... from the Lost Coast go east and you'll get lost in the Sierras. Then you'll be close. ;) Tickets are limited, it's an intimate festival, so be sure to get em while they're hot.

http://lostsierrahoedown.com/

Outside of dates and updates, we're all riding Mercury in retrograde, ifn you're into that astrological floetry... seems like change is a rippling and steadfast force in our lives at the moment... it makes ya realize how good it is to have friends whatever the cosmic weather may be.

Looking forward to sharing the music with y'all, please be in touch!

Love,

Rosalind, Amber and Chris

 

 

 

Angels of February 

A friend designed this art after I asked the question: "what if Charlie's Angels played strings?"

 

By Chas Coffman

We are in studio once again, working on a OUR FIRST FULL-LENGTH ALBUM in a warm little sound cabaña in Eureka.... here's a sideways glance at Earnest, our most estimable bass, keeping the digital cockpit company between takes.

Exciting to feature the drums of Sam Kaplin-Good on this album, among other lovely tones. Getting a bit of an indie rock edge in some of our new songs.

I'm so pleased with the progress we are making. Can't wait to share it with everybody.

Stay tuned,

Rosalind & the No Pardon crew

September Schwag 

Hello friends! 

Greetings from your favorite Humboldt acoustic trio! It's been quite the summer in California, and right now even on the coast the air is thick with smoke from inland fires. All that heat can't stop the music, and we're preparing for some sweet shows in the next month. 

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who has offered us their support, both on tour last spring, and throughout the past year and 8 months of us being a band. It means so much to us to be able to continue to share our music with the world, and y'all are the reason we keep doing what we're doing. 

We are stoked to let you all know about the arrival of the first batch of official No Pardon band shirts! Check out our designs, and click HERE to pre-order yours now! 



 

Special thanks for our May tour go out to Lila Nelson, Sam at The Backroom, Fred Hoeffler, Aimee Takaya and the Ontario crew, Randy Mandy, Andrew & Bethany the wonderful folks in Knight's Ferry, friends from the Landers Brew Company, our Nevada City peeps, The Shanachie Pub, and all of YOU for your continued support! We hope you dig the new schwag and hit us up for some No Pardon style. 

More tunes coming soon! 

All the best, 

Rosalind, Chris, and Amber

New EP! 

Last month we put together a 7 track EP, recorded live with Tim Gray of Myrtletown Records. 
The EP opens with a traditional American Old Time fiddle tune set, Pretty Pollyanne/Say Old Man Can I Have Your Daughter? and features 5 original tracks, and a cover of Roland Orzabal's Mad World (Tears for Fears).
Cage (track 2) and Sugar & Stone (track 7) were written by Chris Parreira. Live Forever, Collision, and the instrumental, Funk in the Trunk, were written by Rosalind Parducci. 
We will be celebrating our EP With a release party on Tuesday, May 10 at the Siren Song Tavern. 
We enjoyed our studio time, and are proud of the live takes we recorded! We hope you enjoy! 

Also, if you haven't seen it yet, check out our video of Live Forever, filmed and edited by Chuck Johnson of Humboldt Live Sessions. We had a lovely afternoon filming this in March, on a yar sailboat named Yara!



Cheers!
NP

A New Adventure 

What a start to 2016! Our new project, No Pardon, is comprised of three worldly imaginations brought together through a rather fascinating chain of incidents and coincidence. We will be performing in and around the Eureka area in the next few months, and we are excited to share our music with you! Check in for updates on shows on our tour page.

Also, there's this cool video we put together a little while ago that you might wanna see...


(It's got a Tiny Desk in it, did you notice?)

 


 

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Sep22

Lost Sierra Hoedown

Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl, Johnsville, CA

This amazing little festival... ehEM, Hoedown... celebrates its 6th consecutive year of live music and camping and dancing in the Sierras, and No Pardon will be performing alongside a stellar lineup this year. We performed here in 2016, and are excited to be back this year! Come join the festivities and camp out with jams and great tunes for four days in September!