The Northside Open Mic – Online Event

On Jan. 1st 2021, Marian Call plays her first solo concert online — unaccompanied by anybody else! Streaming at 1pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern.

This is a free show. It will have a chatty, unpolished open mic vibe, because these are all new skills coming out to play for the first time. There will be plenty of mistakes and vulnerability, but sometimes it’s nice to share that.

Join the event on Bandcamp, $1 or more: https://mariancall.bandcamp.com/merch/marian-calls-northside-open-mic

The show will be available for ticketholders to view for 24 hours after the stream.

In support of the Worldbuilders campaign for Heifer International, Marian presents the perfect recipe for a winter feast that feeds a household of one or two: Cornish game hens and roasted roots.

You can join the fun of this massive fundraising party on Twitch, with author Patrick Rothfuss, continuing through December 15th, 2020. Every donation enters supporters into a drawing for hundreds of prizes — and 100% of the funds go to support food sustainability initiatives that fight world hunger and lift families out of poverty.

So make a donation to the Worldbuilders campaign, and cook along (or sing along) with Marian! What’s that? You want a written recipe? It’s right here.

A very different kind of carol for Christmas: Put some glitter on it, dammit.

Honest, intense, funny, a little dark, and most of all — sparkly.

Coming Soon - the new album Swears by Marian Call. Photo by Annie Bartholomew.

SWEARS!

a new garage rock EP from Marian Call and the Guttersnipes
an angry loud little record
because certain times demand we make noise
and certain feelings are too big to sing pretty

CD’s and new T-shirts available now on Bandcamp

Photo of Marian Call by Annie Bartholomew.
Photo of Marian Call by Annie Bartholomew.
Photos by Annie Bartholomew

Read all about the new record Swears! — and its all-ages-friendly little sibling, Cuss! — on Marian Call’s Patreon. Buy the record today on Bandcamp along with new T-shirts!

The new albums Swears! and Cuss! have landed, and with them new autographed CD’s, T-shirts, and sticker packs. Patterned shirts, aprons, masks, bags and more are also available with the Magpie Designs ‘Cuss’ print created for the record by album art designer Sophie Lager.

And to celebrate the new record, pick up nearly every other Marian Call CD for $5!

Limited quantities available (the kazoos have sold out!), order now at Bandcamp.com or at Magpie Designs on Society 6.

Album cover by Sophie Lager for Swears! / Cuss!

The Juneau choral ensemble QUEENS performs Marian’s new choral work “Know-So” for the KTOO Red Carpet Concert Series.

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New Songs from the Patreon…

Ghost ships and sled dogs! Check the Patreon album for Marian’s newest material.

Patreon supporters and the Donors’ Circle are helping to usher new music and videos into the world. All Patreon content is free to watch and listen to (learn more at https://www.patreon.com/mariancall). So far over twenty new songs and films have been added to the playlist, with more coming out all the time.

The single “Resonance” is about Pluto and its five moons, dancing their own steps on the edge of the solar system. “Good Night Moon” is a song inspired by the 2017 solar eclipse. “The Piemaker” is a waltz about love and identity, drawn from the world of Pushing Daisies. “Time Traveler (she/her)” and “Time Traveler (they/them)” follow the evolution of possibilities for the latest Doctor. Stay tuned for more!

The long-awaited studio album Standing Stones has arrived, thanks to massive fan support from Kickstarter.  Find it on Bandcamp, iTunes, Spotify, Youtube, and wherever you enjoy music.

I wrote “Standing Stones” about the human need to scratch our symbols on the world.

When I was in school, I covered all my textbooks in brown paper bags and duct tape so I’d have a blank canvas for scribbling. Song lyrics in every corner, notes in every direction, doodles dividing and transecting every word.

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 Latest Originals and Cover Songs

Two-albumsFan favorites like “The Liberal Arts Degree Waltz,” “Space Weird Thing” with Molly Lewis, and “The Elements, Expanded” by Mike Selinker are now available on the collection Fun Singles in Your Area.

A bevy of new cover songs are loosed upon the world with Marian Call Sings the Classics, vol. II, including fan-requested covers of They Might Be Giants, the Muppets, Monty Python, Schoolhouse Rock, and Joni Mitchell, among many others.  An intimate jazz combo setting of “Pure Imagination” joined the cover song lineup in December 2017.

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