The Halyards perform at Bite Of Seattle 07.21.2013
The Halyards performed a short but sweet set on the Fisher Green Stage at Bite Of Seattle 2013 at Seattle Center on Sunday, July 21st. The Hals were also the Featured Artists at the Bite this year. Was a wonderful day in the sun and a fantastic event.
The Halyards sell out Bake's Place 05.11.2013
The Halyards played two energetic sets to a sold out Bake's Place over Mother's Day weekend. Big thanks to everyone who came and supported us at the fine venue that is Bake's Place. You made it a special show for us. And Happy Mother's Day !
The Halyards rock St. Paddy's day at The Skylark! 03.16.2013
We had a blast! Thanks to all who came out and made this a really great night at the Skylark. Special thanks to The Skylark staff and a big shout out to The Jilly Rizzo and Trees and Timber who both totally rocked the house and got the party started.
The Halyards rock Oak Harbor Music Festival - Labor Day Weekend 09.01.2013
The Halyards played a fiery set to help close out the wonderful Oak Harbor Music Festival. This was incredible event and probably our best show this summer. Also on the bill were Leroy Bell, Cody Beebe and the Crooks, The Beatniks, and many, many more. Thanks to all the Halyards Nation who attended - and for supporting us all summer long!
The Halyards kick off 2014 ! 01.18.2014
The Halyards played their first show of 2014 Saturday, January 18th at Darrell's Tavern. We had a blast opening for our pals The Jilly Rizzo. We weren't expecting a huge turnout, but the place was packed. It felt great getting back onstage after a brief Winter hiatus. Thanks to everyone who came out and supported. Great to see everybody decked out in their Seahawks gear. GO Hawks!
More 2014 dates are being added, so please check back soon!
The Halyards get Royal with Dave Ellis and The Hopeless Sinners 02.18.2014
The Halyards rocked the Royal Room in Historic Columbia City on Saturday, February 15th. The Royal Room is a fantastic venue
that showcases original acts. We really enjoyed this show. Also on the bill were Dave Ellis and The Hopeless Sinners, a fantastic band featuring some incredible legendary Seattle musicians. Our own Garey Shelton is also the bass player in Dave's band, so Garey had to pull a double shift on this night. Special thanks to Terry Lauber who sat in with us on pedal steel.
The Halyards play a Benefit Show for Autism 05.17.2014
The Halyards performed at a benefit show - fundraiser for Autism Speaks on May 17th at Darrell's Tavern. Also on the bill were The Jilly Rizzo. Joining The Hals onstage was Mara Funk, for a different type of set from the Hals. Thanks to everyone who came out and supported this fun event for a great cause.
The Halyards open for Big Country 07.01.2013
The Halyards rocked an opening slot for Scottish legends Big Country at El Corazón July 1st. Also on the bill were our pals The Jilly Rizzo. This was an incredible eclectic night of music! Thanks to those who made it out.
Carl Funk interview available online 06.18.2013
Carl was interviewed recently about the songs and writing process of "Fortune Smiles." Linda Reznicek of "Minstrel & Muse" goes through the CD in sequence with Carl. Check it out.
The Halyards are an original Roots Rock-Americana band from Seattle,WA. Featuring driving acoustic guitars, soaring vocal harmonies, transcendent instrumental passages, superior musicianship and top-notch songwriting, The Halyards music and live shows are truly a unique and highly entertaining musical experience.
Formed in 2009 by long time collaborators Carl Funk, Larry Mason, and Garey Shelton, The Halyards debuted their first full length album Fortune Smiles in 2010. They are currently developing material for a 2014 release. Stay tuned!