Hot Fun in the Summertime…

Since our July 30 show at Piano’s, a number of STP members have been busy with some extracurricular musical pursuits. Cindi played shows with David Urbano (Eastern Anchors) and Tom Barrett (Overlake) at the Issyra Gallery in Hoboken, Arlene’s Grocery in NYC, and The Brighton Bar in Long Branch. Meanwhile, Toni, Ed and John joined Matt Davis and Bob Cannon of The Thousand Pities for an outdoor show on the Montclair Center Stage sponsored by Outpost in the Burbs.

See photos below, courtesy of Andrew Cohen, Paul Casler and Ariel Gonzalez.

August will also see the first “official” show by the Campfire Flies, a new venture that includes Toni, Ed and John, along with the aforementioned Matt Davis and Deena Shoshkes and Jon Fried of The Cucumbers. They will be opening for The Thousand Pities at HiFi, 169 Avenue A, NYC on Wednesday, August 24. The show starts at 8. We hope to see lots of our NYC-area friends on hand for our fledgling flight.

August shows

A very special show to welcome autumn!


Speed the Plough reconvenes on Saturday, Sept. 17 for a very special show at the CDC Theatre in Cranford, joining Bob Perry and friends performing the Songs of Winter Hours, and songwriter Edward Rogers, who's supporting his brilliant new album Glass Marbles. It’ll be an intimate cafe-style setting in a venerable old venue right off the Garden State Parkway and close to mass transit. Come and join us to mark the changing of the seasons with some good music, fashioned by good friends, and (did we mention?) with beverages. More details to follow. You can order tickets here.

Speed the Plough Now
Now is available now, here!

Twelve songs lovingly crafted for your listening pleasure. This limited edition release, the first in more than 20 years on the legendary Coyote Records label, is on 180-gram vinyl and includes a download coupon giving you access to 24-bit WAV files of the album.

Special pricing $15, plus $5 shipping/handling in the continental United States.

Click here to order! (U.S. only)

To see some of the reviews that have greeted the release of Now, click here.

New Now T-shirts

You can help us celebrate the release of Now on the re-born Coyote Records label with a new T-shirt. Men’s and women’s styles in a wide range of sizes. Super soft, high quality fabric. Click here to order yours (Continental US and Canada).

Speed the Plough Now



for your listening pleasure

“Because,” from Now, 2016
“S.O.S.,” from Now, 2016
“More & More” from Now, 2016
“On A New Day” from Now, 2016
“Regrets (I’ve Had A Few)” from Tag Sale, 2016

Lucky You
“Lucky You,” from the 2011 album Shine

Coal & Courage
From our performance at the Hoboken Music and Arts Festival, September 2013, with The Feelies’ Bill Million reprising his guitar part on “Coal & Courage”

Said and Done
“Said and Done,” from the 1995 album Marina

The Ballad of Peggy Oki
“The Ballad of Peggy Oki,” one of Michael’s songs on Tag Sale.

Who Knew the World
“Who Knew the World” from the 2011 album Shine.

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The Plough & The Stars

And don’t forget
about our career-spanning retrospective, The Plough & The Stars, released by Bar-None Records in 2013. For more information, click here.

Ed, John, Toni

John, Brenda