Produce an Indie Album With Us

New Music from Coyote Love! Wanna co-produce an indie album?

Hello there Coyote friends. It’s high time Coyote Love released more new music. Sure we’ve got some tracks in the bin, and notebooks full of songs, but, conditions being what they are, that special creative time could not be easily afforded, or found, until now!   Wanna make a record with us?


The coyote pack has been given a two-week composers residency at “The Church” in Mt. Vision, NY this summer. A couple of producers, who call their company “Upstate Production Services, Inc”, are renovating a 200-year old church in to a fully functioning arts facility. As if that wasn’t cool enough, they then offered Coyote Love a two-week composer’s residency this summer, and this coyote plans on making the absolute most of this creative time! We are recording and immediately releasing tracks from two albums; a children’s record (Coyote Pups), and a proper Coyote Love LP! Finally, our sophomore release!

Even though we get the space for free, making and releasing records is a costly exercise. So we are asking you to be an associate producer. And it ain’t just lip service either. Contribute towards our production costs and you really are producing this record with us. Gifts back? Of course! Not only will you get one-of-a-kind presents from the band for your help in this project, but associate producers credits on the album!

The plan is not only so set coyote’s unfettered creativity free, but Rachel’s too, and all of the musicians that we invite up there to stay and/or visit with us during our time up there. We’re offering members of our team the same creative freedom for their own compositions as we have for own. Every musician who comes up is encouraged to workshop their own ideas as well. With a team of us there, we can all help one-another to flesh out the material we are writing.   And as the hosts, we get to have these amazing musicians play on new Coyote Material as well.

So please join us in producing new indie music and be our producing partner!

Much like a low budget indie film, we figure we’ll easily spend about $5000-$10,000 when all is said and done; equipment, two weeks of van rental, copywriting costs, graphics, post production mixing sessions, mastering, PR, food, and stipends for local guest musicians on the records, and the making of videos are just the tip of the iceberg.

So please take a look at our crowd-funding page and see if there is a donation level that works for you…you potential producer you!

With love

Team Coyote


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Next Sat May 7th, music and earth love!

Free pancakes at 11am am for those who volunteer to clear some debris and garbage out of the cove!  Free BBQ later!  Coyote Love at 2pm!   Or come and donate a few bucks and grab some lovely food to raise money to maintain this home-spun nature preserve in Northern Manhattan.  Either way it’s all good in the hood.


MusicSweep 2016

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Inwood Local, Sarah St. Grill, and “Camp Coyote”!

Hi there,

Been awhile since the last e-blast or blog, I know. My bad. Been pretty keen on the social media thing, but the email thing slid a bit while this coyote struggled with the issues of man. Anyhoo…I’m BACK! Hi!

A lot of cool stuff is happening. Another great, free acoustic set coming up at Inwood Local in Northern Manhattan this Wed, 4/27 at 9pm, with Rach, myself and…anyone else that wants to sit in from the coyote pack.

This Wed April 27th at 9pm


And we are the featured artists (acoustic) at Sarah St. Grill in Stroudsburg, PA, every Thurs in May! This leads up to a nice big full band show on June 10th at Sarah St. Naturally, we are stoked for all five shows!

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And May 7 we play (full band) at 2pm to support the grassroots clean-up and reclaiming of Inwood’s North Cove in Northern Manhattan.

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See the schedule for all coming shows. We got plenty in the upstate area coming up too!

Speaking of……



We got awarded a two-week composer’s retreat and recording session, in upstate NY, from June 26-July 10th! Can you dig it? A company called “Upstate Production Services, Inc” got in touch with us and let us know they were offering residencies, in Mt. Vision, NY, in a 200-year old church that they are renovating as an arts center. That, as you can imagine, was a no-brainer. We jumped on that. It’s gonna be EPIC. I’m calling it “Camp Coyote,” and it’s the next big thing in my life after getting married, having a baby, and starting this company.   Please check out the video on our FB page. You do not need to be on FB to watch it (but you may be prompted to join, which you can ignore).

Please be patient with us as we will soon begin a drive to raise funds for vans, equipment, guest musicians, food, post-production time and everything else that goes with making “Camp Coyote” work. For now, enjoy the video, which says everything that you need to know about what we are gonna be doing, and why!

With love and face licks,





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If you ever said “I wanna see you guys but I…”

Art coyote image SIGNATURE SIZE If you are broke…it’s free!

Art coyote image SIGNATURE SIZE If you don’t want to hear cover songs…it’s only songs by Coyote!
Art coyote image SIGNATURE SIZE If you feel like you are too old…it’s an early show.

Art coyote image SIGNATURE SIZE If you hate seeing bands in bars…it’s a Cultural Center with a swank auditorium and no alcohol is served.

Art coyote image SIGNATURE SIZE If you don’t like to walk much…it’s about a block from a train with an elevator.

Art coyote image SIGNATURE SIZE If you are a staunch republican…you should still come.

To the best of my knowledge, you only get one chance to play the Artists for Peace series at SGI’s NY Cultural Center; and we are the 100th act to put our positive energy out in to the universe by playing this show for these dynamic and enthusiastic chanting Buddhists. We totally want you to come hear it!

This show is ENTIRELY FREE, its on 15th St just off Union Square, and is at 7:30pm! If you’ve ever been like, “I totally want to see you play, but I just can’t do late nights…” or “I’m on the wagon, and you always play in places with alcohol…” then this show is for you. So come on down and share the love…the coyote love that is.

I know it looks like the X-MEN should live there...just a bunch of harmony loving buddhists.

SGI’s NY Cultural Center.  Possibly also the place where the X-Men live.

Tues March 1st

SGI’s NY Cultural Center

7 E. 15th St

New York, NY 10003 (between 5th Ave and Union Sq. West)

Peace and love to youwooowoooowoooooooooooooo

team coyote






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Like many New Yorkers, I wake up most mornings feeling like I’ve already fucked up, because 2.9 minutes went by while was lying there thinkin’ how I shoulda been doing ten other things already…all of which I planned on doing yesterday. This city makes me crazy like that.

Regardless of this NYC psychosis, some coolness is coming down the pike for this coyote and his pack, and it may show that we’ve made some progress after all.HankJumpRachLook



Next Wednesday is our 25th acoustic show at Inwood Local! We LOVE this gig and are honored that manager, Harry and owner, Gus like the band as much as they do.  Most evenings Harry now sports one of his two Coyote t-shirts when he is working behind the bar. This means the world to us. And the love from the community we get when we play is priceless. It is spirit food for us. Thank you. Come see our 25th show!


We have been chosen as the 100th act to represent “Artists for Peace” at the SGI’s New York Cultural Center in Union Square on March 1.  As you know those chanting Buddhists at SGI have some of the most dynamic members of the entertainment industry among their ranks, and to have our name associated with a concert series that so many of our musical heroes have played before us is real shot in the arm.  It’s an hour-long show where we will play only our original songs, with free admission, in an awesome auditorium, staffed by peace loving Buddhists.  Umm, you coming?  ‘Cause…


Remember when we played Sarah St. Grill, in Stroudsburg? That was a hoot! Not only will we be back on June 10 with the whole band, but we have been awarded a weekly residency in May for the acoustic act as well!SarahSt.Night
Every Thursday at roughly 9pm, Coyote, Rachel and our special guest of the week will perform our Blues-Based, Folk-Rockin’ Explosion of songs at this lovely Pocono area location right on the Delaware Water Gap. While this does make any Friday Morning commitment kinda painful for a month…FUCKIT! WE ARE STOKED!  HOOOWOOOOWWOOOO

Sarah St. has to be the most professionally produced small bar/venue we have ever played. I mean “The Cutting Room” is one thing, you expect and demand great sound there, but when a roadhouse style joint like this takes music production (and video production I would add) as seriously, or even more so, than their drinks and food, you know they really, really, really love live music. So if you are chillin’ out by the Poconos in May, or on June 10th, come check us out at Sarah Street Grill!


(Big Dream Comes True)

Clearly we have new recordings, for years now, that we want to release and sessions that we kept meaning to have. Life happens. Some of those songs were half recorded before we ran out of…everything. Life in NYC with a wife, a kid, a live band, and my work with children…kinda forced me to put the releasing of new music on hold and to follow the trail we were on; which was, and is still, the live Coyote Love act. That situation pretty much forced me to deal with the fact that almost anyone can produce a great sounding record these days. Not so easy to make a live act that actually stands out. So money that we would have loved to put in to recording has gone into equipment, rental cars, musician pay, rehearsal studios and just…life. It’s paid off on all fronts; but the hunger to record has been almost unbearable. And at this point I have the worst case of indie band producer blueballs ever.

This summer’s church recording retreat is a massive and powerful step forward for us.  A lovely pair of production professionals from NYC, named Jamie and Pam, bought a 200-year old church in Upstate NY, and they have begun to offer multi-week retreats there, for artists of their choosing.  And they found us! After we played the last Taste of the Catskills Festival, they looked us up, liked the vibe, got in touch, and offered us two weeks of free creative time at their music church…which has a restored Hammond Organ and, upstairs, beds for the band.  Say what? I had spent the previous 2 years envisioning just that, talking to Rach about it, and trying to figure out how to pay for that level of professional-style isolation and time to create with ridiculously great players. But it looked like I was gonna have to release a second record, recorded piecemeal, in people’s living rooms and bathrooms, and then…all of a sudden…Whabam? What?

Jamie and Pam I love you! Thank you! Could it be that this DIY coyote pack is on the right track?  The musicians committed to the recording retreat are the best anyone could ever want. So…shit is definitely real. I really, really, really, really promise we are going to release new recordings in the fall. Be ready!

With love, tail wags, yip-yips, and face licks…



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Coyote Love is the 100th Artist for Peace at SGI on 3/1

Any of you want to see a Coyote Love performance, early in the evening, downtown, in the most accessible location in Manhattan, in comfort, with great sound and where we only play coyote music, in a concert hall devoted to world peace and enlightenment…..FOR FREE?

We are so very proud to announce that on Tuesday March 1st, Coyote Love was chosen to play the 100th Artists for Peace Concert at SGI USA/NYC.  (The NY Culture Center, 7 E. 15th Street, New York, NY 10003 – bet. 5th Avenue & Union Square West)

This to us is a high-point in a year of high-points.  Both Rachel, and Kevin Harris (currently playing bass with us) are members of SGI, an empowering Buddhist organization, that I’ve only ever had great traffic with as well.  And Rachel and Kevin are in good company, some of the most noteworthy artists, and movers and shakers you know of are also Buddhists associated with this lovely practice and the organization that represents it.  That being said, the honor of being asked to play our original music, for anyone that wants to attend, for FREE ADMISSION, in their lovely hall in Union Square…was completely unexpected.  See below!

>On Tuesday, March 1st, at 7:30pm at the New York Culture Center, Artists for Peace will be presenting our 100th concert!  We are so proud to present at this special event, a most exciting and dynamic band, Coyote Love!

Founded in 2009 with the release of their self-titled debut CD, white boy from the ghetto, turned city boy in the country, turned Coyote Man, Hank Coyote, joins forces with British multi-instrumentalist and singer, Rachel Grundy to bring lush harmony, energetic live performances and old school entertainment value to the front of the stage, backed by a funky, NYC-based horn and rhythm section, including music director and alto sax supremo Sergio Bustamante and former Steel Pulse lead guitarist Moonie Pusey.   With a mission to make Music Every Day, Coyote Love is an army of positive vibes, music and passion.

You can learn more about Coyote Love and check out their music at  

Our e-flyer is attached to aid you in kindly promoting the event-thank you very much!

We sincerely hope that you and your friends will join us for a great evening!

Artists for Peace<

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Bowie Leaves Earth, Inspires Coyote

Howooo lovelies,

If you are human, you are probably aware, and most likely touched by the passing of David Bowie in to the light. I’m sure he is reunited with many old friends and ancestors, and possibly an alien overlord or two.

What Bowie’s passing meant to me was that millions of people in the world are suddenly delving deep in to the life and art of this celestial being. His path was so organic, so packed with highs and lows, so full of rebirth, of searching; of living life to the fullest…it boggles the mind. And my prayer is that it reminds others, like it has me, to embrace these aspects of life and not stay in any rut for too long.david-bowie-06

We love you David Bowie. Thank you for being you. You will be missed, but always remembered.



snug harbor“SNUG’S” IN NEW PALTZ THIS FRIDAY NIGHT – 1/15/16 11pm – ???

This Friday night! Snug Harbor, in New Paltz, NY! How much do I love Snug’s? Almost as much as David Bowie?   But for the opposite reason. Snug’s has stayed Snug’s for as long as I can remember and I hope it never changes. Good old juke-joint style hootenanny bar with an amazing cross-section of people. We hit around 11pm. When we stop? Nobody knows.



Kickin’ it uptown style for the rest of January once we get back from New Paltz. Come and hang!From Wikipedia - An Béal Bocht (Irish: The Poor Mouth) is a 1941 novel in Irish by Brian O'Nolan (Flann O'Brien), published under the pseudonym "Myles na gCopaleen". It is widely regarded as one of the greatest Irish-language novels of the 20th century.

Sunday 1/24 8pm-10pm at An Beal Bocht! ACOUSTIC double-bill with Mike D!   (Blues extraordinaire).  Favorite small venue in the Bronx! More art, food, drink, music, and theater gets made and shared in this two-room bar than is possible without understanding quantum physics.   Basically it’s a dimensional thing. You are also transported to Ireland the minute you walk in. Like I said…Quantum physics y’all.

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Wednesday 1/27 9pm-11pm at Inwood Local! ACOUSTIC, with special guests. We fuggin’ love playin’ our monthly show at Inwood Local; great vibes, the awesome Harry and his team behind the bar, lovely affordable food…and COYOTE LOVE.

an beal bocht exteriorSunday 1/29 9:30PM – FULL BAND AT AN BEAL BOCHT! – Featuring Tobias Gebb on drums!

 If you’ve read our emails, you know how freakin’ bad I wanted to play there. Ta Da!   We’ve been angling for this full band show for a long time. Feels good. And TOBY on the drums. Tobias toured the Virgin Islands and recorded a lot with us. We are blessed to have our uptown bro back for a night.

MORE TO COME!  See Schedule!  And THANK YOU!

Yipeeeyipyip howlywoo!



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