Welcome to our Web site!
We are the New Skye Band from Sonoma County, CA. We play an eclectic blend of Country Rock, Americana, Blues, and Jazz.
Take a look at our Song List featuring a sample of the wide variety of “friendly jukebox in the corner” tunes from our 300+ song repertoire.
We are available to entertain as a Single, Duo, Trio, Quartet, or Quintet, and our custom setlists are perfect for Weddings, Private Parties, Wineries, Festivals, or Corporate Events. We look forward to providing all your musical entertainment needs!
Now, the latest word from your New Skye News Guy!
New Skye Fans!
We have a great lineup of gigs happening as we move into the summer season here in beautiful Sonoma county.
This upcoming Friday August 30, don’t miss our celebration of “Peace, Love and Woodstock” at the Charles M. Schulz Museum. This 21 and older event celebrates a wonderful exhibit honoring Woodstock of course! And, the New Skye Band will be as eclectic as ever presenting music of the era. Food and beverages supplied by Franchetti’s, Cartograph Wines and one of our local favorites, HenHouse Brewing Company. Details on the upcoming Gigs link are below. Let’s party like it’s 1969!
Thanks to all for stopping by and enjoying our “Music + Sweet Harmony”. We’ve got a lot of fun scheduled ahead so please mark you calendars and Join the Party!
Friday August 30 – New Skye Quintet – Charles M. Schulz Museum – 6:00pm – 9:00pm
This will be so much fun!!! Peace, Love & Woodstock + the New Skye Band! We’ll be doing music of the era with guest guitarist Larry Natalini. Don’t miss it!
Sunday Sunday September 1 – New Skye Septet – Wiliam Tell House – Tomales – 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Did I say New Skye Septet??? Yes, we need a big band to continue the festivities at the annual Tomales Festival and Founder’s Day Parade. We’ll be on the patio at the historic William Tell House. Joining Robin and I will be Ted Dutcher on bass, Susan Ballinger on fiddle, Larry Natalini on Guitar and the inimitable time-keeping splendor that is Rick Cutler on drums. I’m a Honky Tonk Man!
Thursday September 5 – New Skye Trio – Bluewater Bistro – 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Our favorite venue overlooking Doran Beach by the Links at Bodega Harbour. So romantic, so New Skye! Great food and drink – Watch the sunset with us!
Saturday September 7 – New Skye Duo/Trio – Santa Rosa Farmer’s Market – 9:30 am – 12:30pm
The biggest and best market is right in our own backyard. Mark your calendars! We will be at this market on the FIRST Saturday of the month until…? Stop by, say howdy to Pegi, veggie up and enjoy the New Skye…
Two Skyes in one! – Saturday September 14 – New Skye Quartet – Healdsburg Farmers Market – 8:30am – noon
One of the original Certified Farmers’ Markets in California was founded in 1978. Vintage Healdsburg and a great time strolling the market to the sounds of the New Skye Quartet. Say Hi to Janet and the farmers!
Saturday September 14 – New Skye Quartet – Kendall-Jackson Winery Farm-to-Table Series – 4:30pm – 8:30pm
We are so fortunate to be invited back to entertain at this magical open-air feast in the stunning Kendall-Jacson Estate Gardens. If you’re not a Wine Club member you should be – this is a wonderousl event. We’ll be back here on October 5th too!
Saturday September 21- New Skye Duo/Trio – Calistoga Farmers Market – 9:00am – 1:00pm
A really fun Farmer’s Market that we love to play on the other side of the mountain in Calistoga. Always great to hook up with our friends in the Napa Valley and get some homegrown tomato bounty. Mark your Calendar! We are at this market on the 3rd Saturday of the month until…? Come on down!
Thursday September 26 – New Skye Duo – Tony’s Seafood – Marshall – 6:00pm – 8:00pm
This is an amazing venue for me. It’s like going home to be by the water on Tomales Bay. I’ve known owners John and Terry since 1985 when I began buying their Hog Island Oysters for my restaurant, Barnaby’s by the Bay in Inverness. Thursdays are locals night and the food, views and vibe are incomparable…
Saturday September 28 – New Skye Quartet or ?- Moonlight Brewing Anniversary Party!! – 1:00pm – 10:00pm
A full day of amazing fun and music and… BEER FLOATS! I’ve drank so many Death & Taxes over the years that I no longer owe the IRS anything! We’ll be there with so many of our friends I can’t count ’em, Please join us! Flyer here.
Two New Skye’s in one day, Again!
Mark your calendars! More info on these dates to follow. Thank you once again, for all your support over the years and I hope you’ll stop by to enjoy the music and say hello, real soon.
P.S. I want to give an important shout out to anyone young or old (all playing levels) who are interested in an incredible opportunity to play music with world class teachers at one of the best music camps on the planet. I’m talking of course about the Walker Creek Music Camp held right here in the beautiful hills between Petaluma and Tomales Bay. Check out their Website. Or, call 415.663.6030. Fall Camp is Nov. 1 – 4 and registration is open NOW! Thanks to Director, Ingrid Noyes, Robin & I will be teacher assisting there and it will be a blast. Please join us or tell a friend. Thank you! – mb