Back at the Stanley Hotel for 5 Nights in January, plus Detroit, Cincinnati & Chicago for New Years Shows! 


YEAR FIVE is on sale at for our traditional shows at the haunted and historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO. To celebrate, this year we are doing FIVE shows, January 5,6,12,13 & 14. Come get gussied up and play with us at 7500 feet this year to commemorate the crazy idea that has become an exciting tradition for MBD and the wonderful folks who support us.

We are also doing a short run around New Years. See dates below and go to our website for tickets and more info!

Dec 29 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick

Dec 30 – Newport, KY – Southgate Revival House

Dec 31 – Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge



Co-headline Tour With Tiger Army

This June/July we are taking a break from our break to do a short Western US & Canada co-headline tour with Tiger Army, w/ our pal Tim Barry opening! We are hitting some places it has been quite a while since we have been to. This year is quiet on the MBD touring front, so we are excited to hit the ‘ol dusty trail and see you fine folks.

Also, we’re excited to announce we will be performing a free outdoor show April 26th, here in Louisville, KY at the Big Four Lawn on the Ohio River located next to the Big Four Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge part of the at WFPK Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series!

April 26 / Louisville, KY / WFPK Waterfront Wednesdays
June 23 / Dallas, TX / Gas Monkey Live
June 24 / Houston, TX / White Oak Music Hall
June 25 / Austin, TX / Mohawk
June 27 / Tucson, AZ / Rialto Theatre
June 30 / Sacramento, CA / Ace of Spades
July 1 / Portland, OR / Wonder Ballroom
July 2 / Seattle, WA / Showbox at the Market
July 3 / Vancouver, BC / Commodore Ballroom
July 5 / Edmonton, AB / The Ranch Roadhouse
July 6 / Calgary, AB / The Palace Theatre
July 8 / Winnipeg, MB / Winnipeg Folk Festival

2017 Stanley Hotel Shows

Stanley 2017 FInal

Very excited to announce (and sorry for the delay!) our 4th Annual Stanley Hotel shows. Come see MBD play 3 different long sets drawing from our catalog at the haunted hotel that inspired Stephen King’s “The Shining”. Tickets at – Get yours fast, these often sell out in 24 hours.

Spring 2016 US Headlining Tour


Folks we are excited to announce a big spring headlining tour! It hits some of our favorite places and we should mention that it is probably the only tour we will do in 2016.

We need a bit of a rest, but wanted to book this tour as a hurrah before we take a break, so be sure to get tickets if you are itchin’ for some MBD.

We are practicing a TON of songs for this tour, with plans to pull out some more obscure tracks we don’t often play.

Go to    for tickets and more info.

KickStarter Covers Album “As You Wish: Vol 2” on Vinyl Pre-Order and In Bocca Reissue

Excited to announce the preorder for 2 rad items- a double album of As You Wish: Kickstarter Covers Vol. 2 (songs picked by fans) & a repress of In Bocca Al Lupo on Quadruple 12″ Gatefold (it folds out to be over 8 feet long!!!!) Pre-order at individually, or get the special package deal to save $$$. Orders ship Dec 7th, in time for X-Mas!


FOR OUR FAITHFUL KICKSTARTER SUPPORTERS, you will receive a FREE download code via email for the digital version of “AS YOU WISH: VOL 2” on December 1.

Also, we are heading out on the road for these below dates!

Murder by Death Tour Dates

September Mini Tour

Mini-Tour heading to Canada starts soon! Tickets at
September 16th @ The Waiting Room, Buffalo, NY
September 17th @ Lee’s Palace, Toronto, ON
September 18th @ TURF Fest, Toronto, ON
September 19th @ Bar Le Ritz, Montreal, QC


New Years Eve at Pappy & Harriets and Stanley 2016 Shows

pappy stanley FINISHED


Thrilled to announce two amazing concept shows for this winter!

December 30 and 31st, 2015 at Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace, Pioneertown, CA

Celebrate New Years with MBD at an intimate concert in a wild west town near Joshua Tree! Tickets:

December 30:

December 31:

Jan 15, 16, & 17, 2016 Stanley Hotel Year 3 Ball, Estes Park, CO

Looks like we have a tradition! Come to our semi-formal ball at the hotel that inspired Stephen King’s “The Shining”.  Tickets at:

Also, we will start recording the Kickstarter cover songs end of April, and then meet up again in July to try to finish them up and get ’em out to you!

For the time being, come see us live at the above shows and also these events!

Murder by Death Tour Dates