The Gilded Palace Sinners

The Gilded Palace Sinners

The Gilded Palace Sinners

The Gilded Palace Sinners

The Gilded Palace Sinners are a St. Paul, Minnesota band formed in Fall 2015 especially to perform the music of Gram Parsons, the International Submarine Band, Sweethearts of the Rodeo-era Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers, and the great duets Gram sang with Emmylou Harris.

Our inaugural performance was Thursday, February 4, 2016 at the Turf Club in St. Paul. We were delighted to perform for an audience of about 250.

Our next appearance will be Thursday evening, September 21, at the Hook & Ladder, Minneapolis. 

Members of the Group:

Ross Willits, lead & harmony vocals, acoustic guitar (Platte Valley Boys, Beguine Brothers Old Time C & W Revue, Ltd., PoBoy Local 151)
Becky Kapell, lead & harmony vocals (Miss Becky, Beguine Bros.)
Erik Brandt, lead & harmony vocals, keyboards (Urban Hillbilly Quartet, Bloodwashed Band, Beguine Bros.)
Joel Olson, lead & harmony vocals, banjo (PoBoy Local 151, Middle Spunk Creek Boys)
Peter Rasmussen, electric guitar (Beguine Bros.)
AJ Scheiber, pedal steel guitar (Wilkinson James, Beguine Bros.)
Catie Jo Pidel, fiddle (Platte Valley Boys, PoBoy Local 151, Switched at Birth, Dead Pigeons)
Mike Schultz, bass (Urban Hillbilly Quartet, Beguine Bros.)
Sam Stevens, drums (Wilkinson James, Stevens Family Band)

Special Guest:

Liz Wilkinson, vocals
Dan Andreason, tenor sax

More information on shows will be posted here as available.

Enjoy a gallery of videos from the event:

Set 1 (due to technical issues, “Return of the Grievous Angel,” “Christine’s Tune,” and “Love Hurts” did not make it to video)

Set 2