I had a lot of plans to play live music and record a couple new albums this year, but as we all very well know, around March the world completely changed. Businesses were shuttered in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. People were asked to stay home and avoid large groups. The world kind of [...]
I Miss Tom Petty
Last night, I watched a special Fans.com stream of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers live at Lockn fest from 2014. The show was from the tour for their last album, Hypnotic Eye, which was almost a return to a harder edged sound of their first two albums. It actually contained a fair number of new [...]
March 2018: The new album, Home to Roam
Home to Roam, Brent Stewart's ninth album will be released on CD and digitally on April 6. You can hear songs from the record live at album release shows April 6 at the Varsity Center in Carbondale, Ill, and April 7 at Evangeline's in St. Louis, Mo. Check out a sneak peek of three songs [...]
New music: The Restlessness and Haze are out!
A quick update. Both new albums, The Restlessness and Haze are available today! You can listen or buy a digital download or physical CD at Bandcamp. Get them both here. In the meantime, here are two great articles about our CD release party tonight at The Varsity Center in Carbondale from The Southern Illinoisan and [...]
A song for the NL playoffs!
Hey folks, In honor of the National League playoffs (and the fact that my beloved Cubbies are still in the hunt,) here's some new music! "The Last Time the Cubs Won the World Series" is the first single off my upcoming album, The Restlessness, due in December. Writing the song was my attempt to describe [...]
Listen to Songs You’ve Never Heard
A compilation of songs from a couple out-of-print records has just been released for digital download. Songs You've Never Heard is fifteen songs recorded with my long-time band, The Sympathizers. These are some of our favorites over the years and songs I still play in my solo or band sets. Songs is a little teaser to [...]
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