May 2013 - Matt Arthur & The Bratlanders

Deadstring Brothers

May 30, 2013

The latest issue of No Depression showed up in discerning email inboxes the other day, and right there in the headline was a story about the Deadstring Brothers. Which was of interest for two reasons: 1) Whenever the word “Brothers” makes it into a headline, it’s usually a good thing; and 2) WE’RE PLAYING A
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Neil Freakin’ Young!

May 30, 2013

Our friend Rich pulled together a massive Neil Young Tribute Show at Northfield’s Contented Cow recently. We decided that it was high time we had a few Neil songs in our repertoire, so this was a great opportunity to work some up and foist them upon a drunken and appreciative crowd. We played “Barstool Blues”
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Blooming Prairie Times

May 30, 2013

We had a nice full-page write-up in the April 9 issue of the Blooming Prairie Times, which is Matt’s hometown newspaper. It wasn’t published online, but you can read it here. Hoping to make the big time with ‘Heavy on My Mind’ By Alan Van Ormer, Managing Editor Blooming Prairie Times — A local band is
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