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Hi friends! Please consider supporting our friend and collaborator, River Glen, in his Kickstarter campaign launching today. He is undertaking an ambitious and inclusive recording project and this campaign will help pay musicians playing on the album. Even $20 will get you an advance copy of the tracks. Click now to support this meaningful Iowa-based music project. #buylocal #localmusic
Had a great at-home recording session last month with River Glen as part of his new Songs of Friends series. Stay tuned soon for a link to the tracks and videos!
Looking for a great source for Iowa-based music? Check out Gas Money on Iowa Public Radio!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Beaverdale Bluegrass Festival last Saturday. What a hoot! Great people, great neighborhood, great event - thanks for having us!
We are excited to be playing at Des Moines Arts Festival again this year. Catch us on Saturday night, 7 p.m. on the Folk Stage! #DSMUSA
Just 2 days until the Abbie & The Sawyers' CD Release Party for "SHINE" at The Basement, Des Moines Social Club. See you on Saturday, 5-7 p.m.!
These fine musicians will be part of the super lineup of Abbie & The Sawyers for this Saturday's CD release party. We will play our new album, "Shine," from top to bottom. Don't miss this opportunity! #abbieandthesawyers

5-7 p.m.// Saturday, Oct. 29 // The Basement // $7 // All ages 

"Shine" is now available for you on iTunes. Check it out! #abbieandthesawyers
Lorin and Abbie hit the studio with phenom Roxi Copland!
We have big news: Our debut album, "Shine," is finally here! Save the date for a party! 
Our CD Release Show will be October 29 5-7pm at The Basement. Mark your calendars! 
Cc: Adam Bruce and Ruthless Ruth
Sunday (tonight) at 7 p.m.! 

Join us for a show with The Barefoot Movement at Kum and Go Theater at the Des Moines Social Club. Themes of the evening will include: Americana, pickin', harmonies, lilting, and joy. 

Hope you can join us :-)
One week from today, Abbie & The Sawyers will be about to take the Mainstage at Des Moines Arts Festival. Bring your friends, your kids, your shining faces. 2:10 p.m., Sunday afternoon, 6/26. See you there! 

(Plus, you can come at 12:30 and hear Abbie with NOLA Jazz Band. Win-win!)

Photo credit: Anna Jones Photography
Join Abbie & The Sawyers this Tuesday in the Kum and Go Theater at 7pm. Supporting Leyla McCalla of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door. All ages. #abbieandthesawyers
Photo: Anna Jones Photography
Photo: Anna Jones Photography
We are so excited for our first show at the Kum and Go Theater with Leyla McCalla, founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. June 14!
Little preview of our shoot with @alongcomesjones for Abbie & The Sawyers. Stay tuned for more photos and news on our new album!  #abbieandthesawyers #wherethebisonroam #aintnomountainshere
Tom Sawyer in the house, laying down some sweet harmonica for our new album! Midday Studios
Thank you, friends!
You are invited to our next show. Mother's Day afternoon. All ages. $6. With the lovely In Rooms and Julia Lucille. Free hugs for mothers!
Swapping instruments at rehearsal. Getting wild. #abbieandthesawyers
Photo by Patresa Hartman.
Thank you to everyone who came out to Firetrucker. We are so lucky. Cheers! ❤️
Amazing time at Lefty's Live Music last night. Thank you to everyone who came out and to the Monday Mourners and Clarence Tilton for a fab night of music!
Chris, interpreting a campus map / falling through space/time continuum / solo dance party on our way to a gig.
...And sometimes you sit down to play the stand up bass.
Friday night music under the trees!
Just wrapped our set, followed by the fab  James Biehn Trio at Ankeny Unplugged. #drinkup
Great time at The Basement last night with Jack Lion. Photo by TS Media Inc.
Layin down tracks with #aats!
From our show at Wooly's.
Music+campfires+summer dusk = magical. 

Here we are, playing tunes at  Springbook State Park for the DNR's BOW weekend (Becoming an Outdoors Woman). Thanks for having us!

Photo by Libby Zalatel
Playing at meet the farmer + flow at Grade A Gardens, with HoQ and Lululemon. Photo credit: Chelsea Krist.
With Euforquestra at Camp Camp Euforia. Photo credit: Doug Zaletel.
With Euforquestra and Keller Williams at Camp Euforia.
Abbie & The Sawyers late night at #campeuforia. #cexi Photo credit: Anne Zaletel Harrington.
We will be on TV tomorrow morning! Channel 19 and channel 23, 8:15 am. We will play two songs in support of Camp Euforia this weekend!
With the NOLA Jazz Band at the Des Moines Arts Festival. Photo credit: Ryan O'Mara
A true "Garage Band" this fine morning, with the NOLA Jazz Band. Getting ready for Arts Fest next Sunday, 1:00-2:30!
At Mars Cafe, 5/2. Photo credit: Noah Wiese.
Mars Cafe, 5/2 with In Rooms. Thank you to all the fine folk who joined us.
I'm excited to announce that we will be playing at Camp Euforia XI this year as "Abbie and the Sawyers!" Get your tickets now!
Almost to 500 likes. Thank you, music lovers!
At the Vaudeville Mews, opening for Black Daniels and The Bears.
With the Diplomettes, circa 2007. #tbt
With The Tighten Up horn band at Cafe di Scala. Christmas 2013.
Thanks to Andrew Fleming, Lorin Ditzler, Chris LoRang, and all the lovely people who came out to el Bait Shop last Tuesday. Last show of 2013 was one to remember.
With The Tighten Up horn band at Ritual Café. Thanks for the invite, Jesse Villalobos!
At Confluence Brewery. Photo credit: Denise Smithson Green.
At Confluence Brewery with the Greater Des Moines Music Coalition. Photo credit: Chelsea Krist.
Playing with Chris LoRang at Grade A Gardens for a Seed Savers event. Photo credit: Chelsea Krist.
Photo credit: Bill Adams
Opening for Fitz and the Tantrums at the Redstone Room.
With the Diplomats of Solid Sound at the GasLamp.
With Bermuda Report at the Englert Theater.
Performing with the Busted Chandeliers at the Redstone Room.
Recording at Flat Black Studios with Bermuda Report. Photo by Bill Adams.
At the Mill.
With Bermuda Report at the River Music Experience.
Jamming with Firesale at the Beechwood.
Solo show "The Sound of Art" at the Figge. Photo credit: Ed Wilson.
Solo show "The Sound of Art" at the Figge with Chris LoRang.
Solo show "The Sound of Art" at the Figge. Photo credit: Ed Wilson.
Solo show "The Sound of Art" at the Figge Art Museum. Photo credit: Ed Wilson.
At the River Music Experience in Davenport.
Recent reunion with the Diplomats of Solid Sound at the GasLamp.
Jamming with You Knew Me When.
Solo show at Mars Cafe.
Playing at the Mill with Chris LoRang.
Recording "Love is Bold" with the Busted Chandeliers.


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