Sal Al opening for Big Sandy on November 16


We’ll be opening up for Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton, MA on November 11.  We had a great time the last time we opened for Big Sandy, so we strongly encourage you to check them out.  Contact us for tickets without fees. Here’s one of Ryan’s favorite Big Sandy and His … More→

Happy 5th Birthday to “The Pioneer Valley Rose”!

PVR Cover

It is the 5th birthday for our first album, “‘The Pioneer Valley Rose’ and Other Favorites”.  To celebrate, we’re offering the album download for half off for a week.  You can get it on our Bandcamp site here.  Just use checkout code “birthday” to bring the price down to $3.50. We recorded it back in 2009 and 2010 with Justin Pizzoferrato … More→

Sal Al at Easthampton’s Cultural Chaos – June 13!


Salvation Alley String Band will be playing Easthampton’s Cultural Chaos Festival on June 13, 2015.  We’ll be playing the Main Stage on Cottage Street from 6 to 7PM.  Stay up-to-date on the Facebook event. We’re excited to be playing this young festival in Easthampton.  Our practice space is about a mile from the stage, and we enjoy the venues that … More→

Working on our Third Album

2014-12-07 Recording - Ryan and Matt J play

We’ve been recording our third album with Henning Ohlenbusch of Rub Wrongways Records over the last few months.   We’re recording live, in one room – our favorite way to do it. Here’s some photos of our session from December, 2014: … More→