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ROBERTA SPARROW: News

NEW DRUMMER - August 15, 2016

Hey this is kinda old news but we got a new drummer Andrew Kobane we have played several shows with him recently and he is ruling the songs......

NEW SONGS!!!!! - November 28, 2014

Hey everyone sorry website was down for a few we are almost done writing for a new record here soon we will be recording in St Louis and HOPEFULLY have a new record our shortly after so maybe spring 2015?

NEW SONGS!!!!!! - December 13, 2013

Justin,Brandon and I have been writing alot of new songs here lately, we are also going to be on a Comp. where we are doing a surprise cover song for our buddy Jake Mott's new label. We will be performing at the cover up this year with a combined band of The Stars They beckon and Roberta Sparrow Thursday Jan. 16th.

Pygmilian fest!!! - September 22, 2011

We are playing the Pygmilian Fest here in Champaign Urbana this Friday Sept 23rd at the Red Herring.....also come out Saturday night to see our boys in Braid play behing the Highdive.............

The 20th annual "The Great Cover Up" 2011 - January 11, 2011

So were headlining the Tues. January 18th Great Cover Up this year. Its a fun experience for us to do and its for a good cause, let me explain a little all the bands who play it do a cover set for charity, so come on out and and support this years charity and see some great bands doing something a little out of thier element. Sing alongs a must!!!!!!

The Path Less Traveled Records - December 2, 2010

Whats up everyone we met up with The Path Less Traveled Records and we have all agreed to put out our new full length record, due to bad timing on our part the record is slated to be out early summer 2011. In the Meantime we are writing new material and will be putting a few of the new songs up on the site.

NEW Record Update!!TOUR - November 30, 2009

Ok were trying to mix the new CD. We did a session last night getting the drums the way we want them to sound...Also we are trying to book solid a winter tour since people who run venues don't book bands it is going, just ok. I'll post the dats ASAP!!!

news on new record and new bass player - October 9, 2009

Whats up everyone we are currently in the studio working on our new 12 song full lenght we have bass and back ups to finish then mix and master . Also if you havent seen our last 4 shows we have a new bass player Bass master Brandon Roberts has stepped in and ruled all bass players of the past simply put he rules and we hope he'll stay around for good.

NEW RECORD!!!!!AND NEW MEMBER!!!! - July 8, 2009

Hey whats up everyone just a few things to fill you in on first off we got a new record in the works we have tracked 12 new songs and only have some bass left some vocals guitar over dub and back up vox/a few lead vocals left too i guess. So we are dreaming of having something new out soon this summer. Also in band news we added a second guitarist Ryan Corson too the mix he rules and its really what we wanted to do for a long time so if you see him on stage don't throw shit at him on stage...see you all later Roberta Sparrow

well some updates - June 7, 2009

the first recording session got cancelled because of a monsoon rain that flooded out the studio, then a good friend of Adams passed away the next weekend, so we will resume the session on Thur. June11th. - June 18 or so we have wrote 11 songs for the record.....

NEW Record!!!!!!! - May 7, 2009

Hey Everyone sorry so late on any news we have 10 songs wrote for the new record we will begin recording May 14th with Adam Schmitt at Parasol Recordings, big surprises on the new music its still traditional sparrow but with way more early ninetys melodic punk influence.. we love it so all that counts right. keep you posted

NEW Record!!!!!!! - May 7, 2009

Hey Everyone sorry so late on any news we have 10 songs wrote for the new record we will begin recording May 14th with Adam Schmitt at Parasol Recordings, big surprises on the new music its still traditional sparrow but with way more early ninetys melodic punk influence.. we love it so all that counts right. keep you posted

back from tour writing new songs! - February 10, 2009

Whats up everyone we are back from an awesome tour with good friends Bent Left from Kansas City. It was a very interesting tour considering the police raid on the van getting pulled over and a few odd shows but so fun all that fades in the distance. Right now we are playing a few shows here in the area, and are writing new songs for hopefully someday a new record?!

TOUR TOUR! 2009 - December 10, 2008

What up everyone we are embarking on a 3 week tour of the southern states and so on, in Jan 2009 so if you live in the dirty south come out and party with us!!!!!

September Update - September 4, 2008

Things are moving ahead well now. We've settled into a groove playing with our newest member Hog and are currently writing new material together. Look for the same edge Sparrow is known for with a little more melody than before. We're excited! We will be playing limited shows locally the rest of the year and regionally when we can. Expect a full onslaught to start 09 with an extensive tour. Thanks for checking up on us!

TOUR 08' - June 9, 2008

Yes 6 dudes in a hot ass van for 10 days kinda constitutes as a tour so well tell you about it. Its with Bent Left from Kansas City and check out the calender section to see if were playing near you.

NEW BASSIST!! - June 9, 2008

Well as some of you know long time bass player Cody Pruitt has left the band to pursue his Tattoo career more full time we still love him and wish him the best he will always be one of the crew and a good friend so go get tattooed by him at 217 tattoo CO. in Champaign IL, what next you ask? Well a good friend and awesome bass player Chris "Hog" Meinert has joined the ranks to take over bass duties and already knows like 6 songs so we will see on tour in July with Bent Left.

MIDWEST FEST!! - June 9, 2008

Just got back and settled in from Midwest Fest 08' awesome time great bands but damn what a haul it was lost a trailor tire. But over all it was a great time the crowd was crazy and kepy wanting more so thats always a good thing...

NEW CD EP OUT!!! - May 5, 2008

Brand new 7 song EP out now in stores, itunes, CD Baby.com, interpunk.com and more to come or just order it from us direct by sending $7.00 to 1109 N. Busey Ave. Urbana IL 61801 checks or money orders made payable to greg Jaeger

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