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cover art by Carson Ellis

Portland’s singer-songwriter, Laura Veirs has announced the upcoming release of her new album “Tumble Bee: Laura Veirs Sings Folk Songs for Children,” due out on November 8th via Raven Marching Band Records (N. America) and Bella Union (rest of the world), follow -up to the last year’s album “July Flame.” Produced by Tucker Martine, and features guest appearances from Colin Meloy, Jim James, Bela Fleck, Karl Blau, Basia Bulat and Brian Blade among many others.

WATCH :: The Making Of ‘Tumble Bee’ Video

1. Little Lap Dog Lullaby – Traditional
2. Prairie Lullaby – Billy Hill
3. Jack Can I Ride? – Traditional
4. Tumblebee – Karl Blau
5. King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O – Traditional
6. All the Pretty Little Horses – Traditional
7. The Fox – Traditional
8. Jump Down Spin Around – Harry Belafonte
9. Why Oh Why – Woody Guthrie
10. Down in the Medder – Laura Veirs/Karl Blau
11. Soldier’s Joy – Jimmy Driftwood
12. Jamaica Farewell – Lord Burgess
13. Prairie Dream – Rob Burger 

Laura Veirs – Wide-Eyed, Legless  from “July Frame”


O Grusha!, 2008, graphite, 6.75” x 4.25”
 for fine art exhibition at Werkstatte Gallery, New York, NY

A Message for Ivan, 2008, graphite, 5.25” x 3”
for fine art exhibition at Werkstatte Gallery, New York, N

The Rake, 2009, graphite, 11” x 11”
CD booklet/vinyl sleeve illustration for
“The Hazards of Love” by The Decemberists

Beat Circus “Boy From Black Mountain” (Cuneiform/2009)

Laura Veirs “July Frame” (Raven Marching Band/2010)