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4/12/13: Got a big summer lined up
We have some big shows this summer. Check out our facebook page and you will see that 3DT is opening for The Avett Borthers, Old Crow Medicine Show and Dick Dale this summer, as well as headlining the 2013 HarpoonFest. Save these dates: May 18 - HarpoonFest; June 8 - MeadowBrook, Gilford NH w/ Avetts and Old Crow. Some friends are renting out a campground and a house. Hit us up on the bands facebook profile for more info on that. July 25th - Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar, Middle East Downstairs, in Cambridge)
3/10/13: Its not South By South West, its Southie by Northeast
While other bands head south, Three Day Threshold announces its 10 set "tour" this week. The St Patricks Day tour beings with playing a set at Church (Boston - Thursday night, 3/14) with Vermont's WAYLON SPEED, 3 Sets at The Post Dropkick Murphy Party at The Greatest Bar (Boston - Friday night, 3/15), 2 sets at Precicnt (Somerville - Saturday night 3/16) and 2 sets at PJ Ryans (Somerville, MA; 3/17 (early) amd 2 sets at Lansdowne Pub (Bopston 3/17). Note: The show along the parade route in Southie at the Lincoln got cancelled last minute due to a permitting issue from the event organizer. Our apologies.
1/28/13: New Record in 2013?
This could very well happen. Just finished 4 new songs.
12/20/12: Happy New Year.. and see you in 2013!
2013 is shaping up pretty nicely. Three Day Threshold kicks off the year performing at Northeastern University Jan 9th in afterHOURS for all Spring Semester/transfer Welcome Week. See you in 2013!
11/20/12: Holiday Charity shows and upcoming dates!
Dec 11: Three Day Threshold's Kier Byrnes is at Tommy Doyles (Solo acoustic show; song writers in the round)
Dec 15: Three Day Threshold is at the Childrens Hospital Benefit at Copperfields Down Under
Dec 19: Three Day Threshold at the Salvation Army Toy Drive with the Kier Byrnes Freedom Runners and The Most Informal Running Club (TMIRCE) at Courtside Lounge.
Dec 22: Three Day Threshold's Kier Byrnes is at the Sally O'Briens holiday show (acoustic with Birds opf Play and Summer Villains)
11/16/12: Three Day Threshold Welcomes its newest and youngest member into the band!!
Welcome to Three Day Threshold (and more importantly, the world) Aedan Stafford Byrnes!
To celebrate the election, as well as a year anniversary of Tuesday night Run Club at Atwoods with the Kier Byrnes Freedom Runners, come to Atwoods election day, Nov 6. We will be playing 9-11. No cover, free appetizers! Find out why we love Atwoods Tavern so much.
10/24/12: OysterFest? You bet!
Great news! We are playing at OysterFest at Lansdowne Pub on 11/4. We will be trying to make it into the century club! Any guesses on how amny oysters the band will eat? Email thethreshold (at)hotmail (dot) com. Winner gets a dozen oysters. Hope you can make it!
09/01/12: 3DT loves Craft Beer
Just a quick thank you to the good people at The Massachusetts Brewers Guild for having us play their Summerfest. It was excellent.
08/23/12: 3DT Ups it's Bacon Score!
In a surprise appearance, Nash Kato, lead singer of 1990s/2000's break out band URGE OVERKILL, sat in with Three Day Threshold last week at our Plough and Stars gig. In addition to having a few hit songs, including a song on the Pulp Fiction soundtrack, Nash has been in several movies (such as Wayne's World) which co-starred some dude who was in a movie with Kevin Bacon (trivia question.... which movie was that and who was the actor?); anyhow, because of this, we moved up a couple notches in the band's own Bacon index, to an official Bacon index of 3! And don't forget! See you at the Massachusetts Brewers Guild Summerfest Aug 24 at the World Trade Center from 6-10 (Click here for ticket info), VIRGO A GOGO September 8 at Radio (over 15 bands!) and The New England Americana Festival at Oberon September 13th. Click here. Congrast to Gillian and Andrew too (we are playing their wedding this Saturday up in Waterford Maine)!
08/01/12: More Festival Shows Announced!
Mark it on your calendar: August 16: Mondo Thursday at Plough and Stars (OK this ones not a festival, but still a really cool event), Massachusetts Brewers Guild Summerfest Aug 24 at the World Trade Center from 6-10 (Click here for ticket info), VIRGO A GOGO September 8 at Radio (over 15 bands!) and The New England Americana Festival at Oberon September 13th. Click here for info on that.
05/16/12: Boston's Longest Running Active Band at Harpoonfest
So it was brought to our attention by our good friend and CBS Recording Artist, Will Dailey, that Three Day Threshold is Boston's longest active running band. We pointed out Dropkick Murphys, but he said they were more like national, not local. We also pointed out the Mighty Mighty Bosstones and he pointed that they aren't really "active" as they may only do a couple shows a year. So there you have it, unless someone else can name another band, we are Boston's official longest running active band. If you can think of another band, please hit us up on facebook and let us know! Until then, you can see both Will and Three Day Threshold (as well as a bunch of other excellent bands), this weekend, May 19th at Harpoonfest!. So come on down to the brewery, we will be doing plenty of newer tunes as well as Three Day Threshold classics.
05/15/12: Muscle Cars, Street Legal Racing and Three Day Threshold
You know we like to drive fast and furious but you may not also know that Three Day Threshold has a couple songs featured in a new documentary about the fastest street legal muscle car racing on the planet. If you want to check out the trailer for it, Click HERE; Rumble Ride presents Muscle Drags USA Trailer!. If you want a live demonstration, ask our drummer PJ, who races street legal cars and motorcycles in his free time to take you for a spin.
05/03/12: A couple of Acoustic Shows
Three Day Threshold belts out a couple of acoustic shows this weekend; Friday at Ralphs, Saturday at Bull McCabes. It'll be a bit different than our usual takes but we think it will be fun; we hope you do too... and don't worry, we'll be back electric for Harpoon Brewery's Summerfest, May, 19th at 6pm.
04/05/12: Summer Festivals and Outdoors Concerts!
Three Day Threshold plays its first of many outdoor concerts and summer festivals April 6th at Northeastern University's Freshman Quad. Also, check us out May, 19 at Harpoon Brewery's Summerfest (6pm) and August 24th at the Massachusetts Brewers Guild at the World Trade Center in Boston's Seaport District. More Outdoor Concerts and Festivals to be announced soon.
03/30/12: Cystic Fibrosis Benefit: SOLD OUT!
Thanks to all the friends and family of Three Day Threshold and The Kier Byrnes Freedom Runners. We were albe to raise over $3,200.00 for Cystic Fibrosis. Thanks all to made it to the SOLD OUT (!!) St Patrick's Day Concert.
3/16/12: St Paddys Day for a Good Cause
In spite of the Black out in the Back Bay, I just saw the chieftains at Symphony Hall and it got me really geared up for St Patrick's Day. I am proud to announce that we have some free songs, courtesy of Riverview Studios, that will hopefully help you get in the St Paddy's Day spirit as well. Three Day Threshold does a version of the classic Irish tunes, "Danny Boy" and "Black and Tans". For free downloads (streaming or mp3s), click here:
Also, Three Day Threshold hosts its annual St Patrick's Day Party. This year it will be a benefit show on SATURDAY, March 17, it returns to Precinct in Union Square. Also returning to the bill is the kickass band: Comanchero and Rain Deer (a great band from Baltimore, MD). The show is 21+ and is $13. All proceeds go to support The Cystic Fibrosis Foundadtion.
If you want to donate but can't attend, you can do so online, by clicking here:
3/1/12: St Paddys Day for a Good Cause
Three Day Threshold hosts its annual St Patrick's Day Party. This year it will be a benefit show on SATURDAY, March 17, it returns to Precinct in Union Square. Also returning to the bill is the kickass band: Comanchero and Rain Deer (a great band from Baltimore, MD). The show is 21+ and is $13. All proceeds go to support The Cystic Fibrosis Foundadtion.
2/14/12: Happy Valentine's Day!
A couple fun shows this month: 2/17 @ Wachusett Mountain and 2/29 for the Harpoon Americana Showcase @Lansdowne Pub. Both shows will feature Jay DiBiaso on guitar. He's DAMN good. Also, if you are into THREE DAY THRESHOLD and running, you should think about joining Kier Byrnes Freedom Runners. We are a team of over 100 strong and growing.
And if you are into road races and 3DT, you may also just recognize the theme from these extreme road races! Road trip anyone?
1/15/12: 3DT in the news!
Three Day Threshold was part of a national program to help stop drunk driving, donating a song to help the cause. Check it out!
12/20/11: New Three Day Threshold Christmas Songs - FREE DOWNLOADS!
No word yet when results from the Ramones/Punk Irish recording mentioned in the update below will be released yet, however we do have some new tunes to share in time for Christmas. Three Day Threshold is featured on the "A High Life Holiday" Compilation CD put together by our friends at Riverview Studios from Waltham, MA. Free Downloads of the songs, "Santa Claus Express" and a version of "White Christmas" can be downloaded for FREE from the Riverview Studios webpage. A big thanks to Mandy for helping with vocals.
11/25/11: 3DT's Kier Byrnes Records with members of The Ramones and The Pogues in Dublin
Yes, you heard it right! As announced on stage at The Paradise, 3DT's Kier Byrnes, in the opportunity of a lifetime, will will be flying out to Ireland the week of 11/27 to record some banjo tracks in Dublin for a new project featuring members of punk and Irish rock legends, The Pogues and The Ramones!
11/20/11: 3DT back at The Paradise for lucky #13!
3DT's Kier Byrnes will be MCing The Cassavettes Reunion show Friday, Novemeber 25th. Members of Three Day Threshold will also be performing their original Christmas song "I Want A Zoo For Christmas." Check out the video of the song on youtube (it's the same song they played live on FOX TV last year) HERE. Sidenote: This will mark the 13th time, the band has played at The Paradise. Here's to lucky numbers. All proceeds will go to the Dorchester Boys and Girls Clubs, so not only will it be a good time, its a great cause!
9/20/11: The New England Craft Beer Fest
The New England Craft Beer Fest was amazing. It was great to play to such a big crowd (over 4000 and try over 80 beers). Well OK, maybe we didnt make it to all 80 beers, but we came close! We'll be taking a short hiatus for the fall. Best wishes to Kier and Mandy and hopefully see you soon!
8/11/11: Some Big Shows!
We got some HUGE shows lined up: Mass Brewer's Guild Brewfest on Sept 2 (6-9pm), Virgo a GoGo (Sept 10 at Atwoods), Northeastern University Welcome Week (Sept 6 @ afterHOURS, Sept 16 @ NU's Freshman Quad)
7/15/11: 3DT with Trace Adkins and Uncle Kracker
Thanks to Trace Adkins and Uncle Kracker and the good people of Meadowbrook Pavillion for having us all share the bill up there. It was an awesome time. This weekend, July 15th and 16th, Three Day Threshold will be in New York City doing a couple of shows. For more info, check out the band's facebook page. Hope to see you down there!
6/1/11: 3DT shares a bill with country music star, Trace Adkins
You may have noticed that aside from the July 3rd show opening for country star, Trace Adkins up at Meadowbrook Pavillion, there aren't too many 3DT shows lined up. We are taking a bit of a hiatus, and if the batteries don't quite recharge, well, we may hiatus longer. There are a few shows planned through September, hope to see you at one of them. Don't forget to check out our stuff on i-tunes or in the discography section of this webpage.
5/20/11: Headlining Harpoonfest
We are playing last under the big tent at Harpoonfest alongside some awesome musicians like Will Dailey and Gravel Pit (special reunion show!). Hope you can make it. If not grab a copy of the May issue of Metronome Magazine, we are on the cover of that. Part 2 of our Tour Blog is also featured in the May issue of the Nosie (our name is on the cover of that magazine as well), so be sure to pick up a copy!
Thanks to all who came to Rodfest 9: The Fun Parade. I hope everyone enjoyed how we mixed up the format a bit. Big thanks to Drink and Hunt, as well as some of the other sponsors, for helping us make that happen too. Everyone I talked to said it was "The Best Rodfest Ever." On behalf of my family and Greg's friends, I want to thank all of you for the best day ever as we continue to build on the past successes of the Gregory "Rodney" Moynahan Memorial Scholarship.
3/4/11: Good to be back home
We made it back safe and sound from our tour of the Middle East and Northern Africa. The troops were great; many of them told us that our music made them feel like they were home, if just for one night. Overall, our trip took us through 7 countries total enroute. The Noise Magazine has asked for exclusive rights to out tour blog, so we will be publishing that starting in their April issue. We have some really good stories to share and will get you more info on that as it becomes available. Today, our picture was in the printed version of the Boston Globe as part of their "Road Maps for Roots Music" feature. Tonight, if you can make it, we are playing Tommy Doyles in Harvard Square for a benefit for Dana Farber. If you are around, we'd love to see you. Its a great cause!
2/4/11: Shake, Shake, Shake! Shake, Shake, Shake! Shake Djibouti!
With the riots going on in Egypt, its a real interesting time to be in Northern Africa. We had to make some adjustments in our itinerary due to security reasons as there have been some residual protests in downtown Djibouti. On a lighter note, the shows have been going over real well and whenever someone says the word "Djibouti," we still crack up like teenagers. Met some more cool troops; we want to give a big shout out to the servicemen at Fort Lemonier who loaned us their rifles (thank God they weren't loaded?!?!) and let us hang out in the turret of the Humvees. Also, big thanks to the navy guys who are taking us out on a boat patrol tomorrow and the K-9 unit who graciously allowed us to be attacked by their guard dogs.
2/2/11: God Bless the Rains down in...
I can't believe we are here! As David keeps saying over and over with amazement... "we are in F'ing AFRICA!!!" We had a bit of difficulty getting in; not all the band or all the instruments got in at the same time due to the snowstorms in the Northeast United States... But, the troops here have all been great and majorly supportive (real fun to hang out with too). In addition to the hundreds of really cool service men and women we have met so far, we got top meet the commanding officer of the base and his executive officer which was pretty neat. Anyhow, hope to share more stories later; big props to Dan and Susan of the AFE for all their help!
1/23/11: Last stop before our Middle East tour!
Hope you can come by to one of our favorite watering hole's, Atwood's Tavern, Saturday 1/29 from 10 to close. Supporting us will be our good friends The Whiskey Boys. This is our last stop before we head out to The Middle East to support the troops. Next stop Djibouti!
1/15/11: Toby Keith and Three Day Threshold combine forces?
Toby Keith is opening up a new restaurant in Patriot Place (by the New England Patriot's Stadium) called "I Love This Bar and Grill", named after his favorite song and has Three Day Threshold to play. More details on this later!
12/20/10: Three Day Threshold on TV again!!
The band is on TV again; this time playing on FOX TV's morning show Dec 23; roughly 9am. To get the viewers in the holiday spirit, we are going to be playing some of our holiday tunes . Hope you check us out! Later that day we will be doing some of the holiday songs at TT the Bears for their holiday show!
12/17/10: Three Day Threshold on National TV: Brewmasters!!!
The band just had a song on our new favorite TV show, Brewmasters, a show put on by the Discovery Channel and Dogfish Head Brewery, and no surprise that the show is dedicated to the craft of making fine ales. If you haven't seen this series yet, you should definitely tune in. I suggest the one on Ancient Ales!
12/06/10: Who Wants A Zoo For Christmas?
Once again, it's our favorite time of year (tied with National Whiskey Drinking Day and pretty much any time there is a BeerFest). To celebrate we played our annual Benefit for the Childrens Hospital (which also synces up nicely with our friend Brendan Bartley's birthday). The good news, we raised over $1,100 for The Children's Hospital as part of the show. We got some more shows coming up, Friday 12/10 at The Plough and Stars and Mount Snow in Vermont 12/18. If you cant get out to see a show, feel free to watch this Holiday video we put online with The Summer Villains. There are more holiday songs you can check out there as well! Enjoy and Merry Christmas!
11/18/10: 3DT is Proud to Serve our Country; We're going to The Middle East!!!
Three Day Threshold has been invited to do a tour of The Middle East (not the club in Cambridge, but the actual Middle East!) for February 2011. We are so humbled and honored by this opportunity and extremely grateful for a chance to give back to the troops who have done so much for our country. Stay tuned for more details.
11/01/10: How should I title this post: "Out-Rock'n'Rolled by my Band," "Have you Seen Our Trophy" or "Blame the Open Bar"?
Have you seen our trophy? I thought I was pulling a rock and roll move by skipping the awards ceremony for Boston Magazine's Best Of's held last week at the W Hotel (I as busy giving top ranking members of the government of Trinidad and Tobago Three Day Threshold cds). However, my band mates went and they one upped me. After the show, in the mayhem, they lost our "Best Local Band" trophy. Now that's rock n roll. If anybody finds it, please let us know. Thanks, Kier
10/23/10: 3DT wins Boston's "Best Local Band" as part of Boston Magazine's "Best of Boston"!!!
So after quite a delay, we found out that Three Day Threshold won Boston Magazine's award for "Best Local Band", as listed in the October issue of Boston Magazine. This is thanks to YOU and we are very pleased for your help and that you enjoy coming out to see us play.
I was sadly unable to attend the awards show, as I was down in the Caribbean working on a project. On the bright side, I did get to meet some of Trinidad and Tobago's top officials including the Commander of the Coast Guard, the senior ranking governors of Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Patrick Manning as well as other assorted members of Parliament. Now, I'm just crossing my fingers, hoping there's no international incidents when all of those important Trinidad officials listen to track two on "Straight Out Of The Barrel." I guess that we shall see.
Anyhow, thanks for supporting our band. We really couldn't do it without you. Thanks a million,
Kier Byrnes & the boys of Three Day Threshold
PS: We are taking some time from performing off but will be back in December playing a few shows. In the mean time, take a listen to the whole Three Day Threshold discography at www.threedaythreshold.com for free or take a listen on I-tunes and listen to them whenever you want!
10/10/10: Adios Cuba... Hello Trinidad & Tobago!
Sad news, the Cuban part of the tour will be cancelled. Shortly after Raul Castro's announcement to lay off half a million Cubans, the university which was sponsoring the license which got the special visa for the US/Cuba trip, decided to cancel the Cuban portion of the tour. Laying of 1/10th your total population in one sweep may get a little dicey, so it's probably for the best. The bright side is that Kier has been granted an audience with Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister, Patrick Manning, as well as other members of Parliament this October. We hope they both like the new cd!
Other than that, we are taking a little time off to work on new material. See you in December (Dec 3: Benefit for the Childrens Hospital @ Copperfields (Boston, MA), Dec 10 @ Plough and Stars (Cambridge, MA) Dec 18 @ Mount Snow (Mt Snow, VT)!
9/24/10: Here We Come, Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago!
Well, Kier anyhow is... Lead singer of Three Day Threshold, Kier Byrnes has been approved by the US and Cuban governments to visit Cuba as well as Trinidad & Tobago this October, where the singer will study its music and culture, as well as other elements of society.