New We Were Pirates Song, It Was Alright!

It Was Alright is the first track on the new EP, Gone. You can pre-order Gone on Bandcamp and immediately download It Was Alright. Meanwhile, the rest of the EP will be available to download and stream everywhere (Apple Music/Spotify/etc….) two weeks from today on Friday, February 1.

Read More
EP Release Show Saturday, 2/2 w Color Palette & The Trillions!

We are very happy to be playing an EP Release Show on Saturday, Feb 2nd at Rock & Roll Hotel in DC with our buds Color Palette & The Trillions! You can get your tickets here.

Read More
New EP Coming Soon // Release Show at Rock & Roll Hotel on Saturday, 2/2!

Good news! New music is on the way soon. And we’ve booked a release show at Rock & Roll Hotel in DC for Saturday, February 2 to celebrate the release. Save the date and please help us out by ordering your tickets now here. Thanks friends! See you soon…..

Read More
'The Three of Us' from the 'Break-Up' Episode of This American Life

This American Life re-ran the ‘Break Up’ episode this week. Here’s a cover of ‘The Three of Us’ I recorded for a song contest they did when the episode first aired years ago.

Read More
I Sang Backup for The Mynabird's Tiny Desk Concert!

The Mynabirds Tiny Desk concert is up now. It was a pretty incredible experience getting to sing back up for my extremely talented cousin, Laura Burhenn, and meet a bunch of new friends. Thanks to Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, & everyone at NPR Music for having us!

Read More
Video of "I Don't Know" Performance at The Kennedy Center

Here’s video of our performance of “I Don’t Know” at The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage last month. Presented by Hometown Sounds.

Read More
2016 Mix.

I’m keeping the tradition alive! I made a mix with some of my favorite songs from this year. I got a little carried away and it’s three and a half hours long. But in my defense, even though the world completely fell apart, a lot of really good music came out in 2016.

Read More
Photos From our Kennedy Center Show

We got to play a show at The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage last Friday! It was a really great night and we are very grateful to Paul and Tony from Hometown Sounds for setting it up.

Many thanks to Lisa for bringing her camera and taking some photos.

Read More
We're Playing The Kennedy Center!

We are incredibly excited to be playing a show at The Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage next Friday, December 9. Our good friends Paul and Tony at Hometown Sounds were kind enough to invite us to play and we're so stoked. We will also have a special guest. Our pal Gavin Fallow will be joining us on violin for part of the set, just to class things up a bit.

Read More
Photos From a Secret Sofar Sounds Show in DC…

We played a secret Sofar Sounds show on Friday at Hillyer Art Space in Dupont Circle. Stay tuned for a video coming at some point. Thanks to Lisa Boggs for bringing her camera and taking a few photos. We had a great time...

Read More
We Played REI DC's Grand Opening...

We had a blast playing a Rock-n-Romp show over the weekend for the Grand Opening of REI in DC with the homies Olivia Mancinia & the Mates and The NRIs. And Biz Markie played a little later. Yeah, that's right. We opened for Biz Markie.....kind of.

Read More
#TBT to This American Life Playing a WWP Song...

This American Life has a new app out called Shortcut that lets you create clips from the show. Here's a throwback to the time they played, 'A Strange Experience' from the Dear Mr. Watterson score. It's a great episode on an important topic. You can listen here.

Read More
Photos of our Jammin Java Show with Oh Pep!

Thank you to Lisa for again bringing her camera and taking some really great photos of our set at Jammin Java last week. And thanks to everyone who came out. We had a lot of fun. Oh Pep! and Micah were not only rad people, but played some quality music.

Read More
Photos of our Charlottesville Show at The Garage!

Hey friends, We played a show last week in Charlottesville at The Garage and Lisa was kind enough to bring her camera along and take some photos. Also, Steph Faucher was there with her camera too and sent us her photos. You can view them on Facebook here. Thanks Lisa and Steph!!

Read More
We Were Pirates Interviewed on Morning Edition!

Hi friends,

As I mentioned in last week's post, Kate and I got to go to NPR headquarters in DC do an interview for Morning Edition. They posted it online and you can stream it here.

Read More
Local NPR Station WAMU Played ‘The Cheapening’

Thanks so much to our local DC area NPR affiliate, WAMU for playing 'The Cheapening' on Wednesday. I was actually listening at the time and got to catch it live. So cool. They're featuring all local interstitial music for the summer. It's been great hearing Oddisee, Deleted Scenes, The Sea Life.... Lots of really good stuff.

Read More