Danny Newcomb & the Sugarmakers

Hey all, we'll be releasing a couple live videos to people on our mailing list in the next couple weeks -- Pleeeease go to the Contact page and sign in!  Also, were headed through mixing at the end of the month for our new record due out in the fall, Butterfly.  We'll be sending out information for pre-ordering, special perks to our mailing list people and all that.  

Thank you for staying in touch! Danny

All the Way out nationally in december, available on our bandcamp page; we're happy to sign your cd or vinyl.

All the Way out nationally in december, available on our bandcamp page; we're happy to sign your cd or vinyl.

Tractor tavern with stereo embers and kim virant this thursday! 

We're having a little Hockeytalkter gathering at the Tractor between the two PJ home shows this week, all of us have releases on Mike McCready's Hockeytalkter label.  Going to be a really fun show and good way to celebrate the label!  Half the tickets are already sold, so if you're planning on coming, you can buy tickets in advance via Tractor's website--

Upcoming shows -- and thanks for a rocking night at the Royal Room! 

thanks to everyone that came out to the Royal Room -- great to have people who know the songs in the front singing!  Rick, Joel and I had a great time! We're looking forward to the next few summer shows we have -- August we're playing at Seafair on the 5th in Seward park.  Then doing a Hockeytalkter show at the Tractor with Kim Virant and the Stereo Embers on the 8th.  We're playing the Kirkland Summer fest Sunday august 12th at 3;30.  We'd love to see you if you can make it for any of these!

    Busy few weeks for us as were going into the studio to get the last 2 songs for record #3 down.  We have 10 songs already that I love, but this will give us a couple alternates, fodder for singles and B-sides,  Best record yet!  Been co-producing with Eric Corson (long winters) and John Goodmanson, my favorite mixer is behind the board on this one, and he was on Masterwish as well.  It's a little more present since we recorded all the basics in 2 days, but have taken my time getting the vocals and guitar overdubs the way I want.  I want to have it out in October/November, and am debating doing a presale for this record in september -- we'll see how things shape up.  Cheers, and thank you for listening -- Danny, Rick, and Joel.

We'll be starting some shows next month 

Hey all, just finishing up vocals on some new songs:  Brightest Light, American, Dig, to name a few, with Eric Corson at the board in his capacious west seattle studio.  John Goodmanson is slated to start mixing in a couple weeks and that's going to be awesome to hear his work on this new LP which I consider to heading towards the best we've done--


We have Joel Trueblood starting with us on drums next month -- he drummed and toured with Neko Case back in the day and has been awesome to jam with on the first two records.  Start working in some of the new songs this month, and have a couple for our shows in may.  So, come check out the new guy -- 


love, D

New songs and late nights... 

Just spent a few days at Studio Litho with Eric Corson at the board, and John Goodmanson hassling us a little as well.  One of the best sessions we've had since the band started -- the new material has some outer reaches of Rock n Roll, some Pop, some alt- country love and some acoustic.  It's going to be a beautiful record after I finish vocals and guitars next month.  Hope to have it out in the Fall if the vinyl gods are willing.....

Release show on Vashon 

Hey all -- we had a great time at the show last night!  It was a little relaxed in a good way, some extended jams, a quiet version of Complications, Ian Moore guesting some guitar on Masterwish, and we even played a new tune I wrote last week.  It was a way to say thank you to our people and a chance to release King Of Nothing, our new single out now on Hockeytalkter.  It is available through Pearl Jam online and a few seattle independent record stores.  Great to see you all last night, Cheers!

King of Nothing 7" on Hockeytalkter records, out 1/12/18 at Easy Street records 

2018!!  Our first show of the year, and we're going to be celebrating the release of our new single on Hockeytalkter records.  King of Nothing is the A side and Puzzle is the B -- we're going to be partnering with Easy Street Records on our show on the 19th.  we're playing a tiny bar, my favorite on the Island, called home sweet home, and its going to be a seriously intimate show.  If you buy a single at Easy Street you have bought a ticket for admission to the show, that simple.

    So, it's an island.  You have to take a boat, but hey -- that's part of the fun.  we start at 8, so there's plenty of time.  It'll be a unique evening with some lead bass!


thanks to Mr. McCready for putting another feather in our cap and playing such a great solo on King of Nothing!

Interview with Darrell Fortune -- 

Happy Thanksgiving from me and the Makers!!  We have a short phone interview airing tonight with Darrell Fortune on his True Fidelity show at NWCZ.com radio.  Talking about the upcoming national release of All the Way on December 8th, songwriting for our new one, and what makes me nervous!  Check it out on the radio if you haven't passed into a slumber -- you can catch it at the website if your family is staying over!

    I'll be playing the Last Waltz benefit for Northwest Harvest tomorrow night, sitting in on a Dylan song with some great musicians and people.  Nearly sold out!  Last year it raised 8 k for food for the homeless.  Happy to be a part of it again.


Once again, thanks from us, and here comes PIE

Playing this saturday up north at Capp's club 

Hey -- until december 8th, our vinyl is out at Easy street in west seattle and at shows.  We'll be playing at Capp's club in shoreline this Saturday at 9 pm.  Stacy Jones and her band are playing as well as Ian jones.  We'll be playing off All the Way, and some off Masterwish, looking to have a fun night at a new club.   Heard its a great joint in the north end, and we're happy to finally work in a date up there.  If you're done with your halloween candy, and want some Lemon chocolate we'll be serving up some CAKE if you know what I mean.  Seeya! D and R, and F.

thank you, Music Millenium! 

Great to head to Portland and play an in store -- thanks to Terry for having us and having our record up front in the store.  Also, just out -- our performance on KEXP!



Danny Newcomb in Pacific NW Magazine

January 28, 2016
Video interview with the Seattle Times - Pacific NW Magazine

Read the Article in Pacific NW Magazine

Danny Newcomb on King 5 TV

January 21, 2016
Interview with Margaret Larson on New Day Northwest / King 5

Danny Newcomb on King 5 TV

January 21, 2016
Danny Newcomb and his band "Sugarmakers" perform their new track "One Wish"

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