Welcome to the online home of The Screwtop Sommeliers. We play an eclectic mix of acoustic blues and Americana. We are available for bookings in public venues and for private functions in settings ranging from intimate to enormous.
Our distributor, CDbaby.com will be retiring their retail store, as of March 31, 2020. While CD sales are rapidly going the way of the “flip phone”, some people prefer having the physical media. Despite the name, CDbaby.com also provided distribution for permanent downloads. Their abrupt shutdown left The Screwtops, well, screwed. Our “brother” band, Mean … Continue reading New outlets for Screwtops’ music
We added “Uncorked” to Soundcloud as well as nearly all streaming services. you can go to our profile by clicking right here or you can play it on the player in the sidebar Or, you can play it right here:
It’s a brave new digital world and the Screwtops (like it or not) are in the middle of it. In the post Napster music world, more and more, listeners turn to streaming services for their music. While this has turned the music business on it’s ear, so to speak, it has created opportunities (and challenges) … Continue reading Spotify, streaming and other digital fun
The slow blues, “Got no spoons”, on our debut EP, Uncorked, had been in the works for a long time. As you may or may not know, I’ve been in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for over 20 years. When I started, I worked “the bus” (as the ambulance is often referred to here in the … Continue reading Writing “Got no spoons”