Bradford Loomis launches the release of his new album “Bravery and The Bell” at a concert Saturday at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish.

Bradford Loomis of The Banner Days duo to release new solo album

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Bradford Loomis, known for his work with Beth Whitney in their Banner Days duo, has a new recording out today.

The Marysville native will celebrate the release of his album “Bravery and the Bell” at a concert Saturday evening at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish.

On his website, Loomis said the album is about being courageous in the face of trials.

Loomis’ father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease not long ago.

“As the shock and devastation wore off,” Loomis said in a note to the Herald, “the need to be doing something set in. That prompted some serious reflection about the lineage we are born into and that which we pass on. Whether burdened or buoyed by our generational inheritance, this album confronts the drudgery of simply surviving, and sounds a call to stand up to the things that stand in the way of us truly, passionately, pursuing that which we were made to be.”

Loomis lists his influences as Chris Stapleton, the Swell Season, Johnny Cash and T-Bone Burnett. Loomis, who loves history, tells stories — with melody and grit — that he describes as digging deep into American folklore.

If you go

Bradford Loomis CD release party, 7:30 p.m. March 25, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. Call 360-568-9412. More information is at www.bradfordloomis.com.

Talk to us

More in Life

Scott Price, founder of the Price Sculpture Park, admires Gary Gunderson’s evolving “Pentillium” installation. The new Coupeville park opens on Oct. 23. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Visit these Whidbey Island sculpture parks to escape COVID-19

Check out the latest sculpture at Earth Sanctuary in Langley, then stroll the new Price Sculpture Park in Coupeville.

Baked apple cider doughnuts. (Dreamstime/TNS)
After you get the apple cider, it’s time to make doughnuts

Cinnamon and freshly grated nutmeg usually hold court for that nostalgic apple-cider doughnut flavor.

Puddum the guinea pig in a Halloween costume. (Jessi Loerch)
Get your guinea pig costumed for trick-or-treat — if you can

Dressing up pets is no longer just for cats and dogs. Rodents can be mermaids and superheroes, too.

Woodford Reserve Baccarat Edition, previously only available to overseas travelers, is the most expensive Woodford Reserve ever released, with a suggested $2,000 price tag. (Woodford Reserve/TNS)
Most expensive Woodford Reserve ever released available in US

The Baccarat Edition, previously only available to overseas travelers, has a suggested $2,000 price tag.

USA, Washington, Woodinville. Brian Carter Cellars.
Region’s fortified wines provide sweet warmth on chilly nights

They’re an ideal companion with a fireplace nearby, a plate of hazelnuts and Stilton cheese within reach.

pickles
In a pickle during lockdown? Try this innovative recipe

Coronavirus home cooking is now a part of American life. Sometimes you… Continue reading

Cauliflower steak with bean and tomato salad. (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)
Trendy cauliflower steak makes an easy vegetarian dinner

Cut a head of cauliflower into 1-inch steaks, add a prepared pesto sauce and let the oven do the rest.

The grille, front bumper, and headlights are newly designed on the 2020 Honda CR-V.
2020 Honda CR-V has styling updates and equipment add-ons

The entry-level LX model joins the other trims with a standard turbo engine and driver-assist technology.

Jim Jamison and Stephanie Schisler wrote and illustrated "What Would I Be If I Couldn’t Be Me." (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Bothell grandfather brews up a children’s book

Bothell’s Jim Jamison, owner of Foggy Noggin Brewing, wrote “What Would I Be If I Couldn’t Be Me?,” and his daughter, Stephanie Schisler, illustrated it.

Most Read