01/15/07 – Alligators lead guitarist Erik Ringstad has released his first solo album. This collection of original instrumental jazz compositions is entitled “Reflections” and is now available on CD. You can find out more about the disk (and how to purchase a copy) at Erik’s myspace page: http://www.myspace.com/erikringstad.
1/1/07 – The Alligators and Alan Goodrich now have homes on MySpace.com and they are the only places on the web where you can listen to several of our songs in their entirety (not just clips)!
Visit us at http://www.myspace.com/alligatorsband and http://www.myspace.com/alangoodrich
1/1/07 – This year marks the 18th year of Alan & The Alligators being in existence, since forming in 1989.
12/26/06 – Erik Ringstad has completed recording approximately two albums worth of his instrumental jazz compositions, with more songs in the works (many with Alan Goodrich on drums).
12/20/06 – Alan & The Alligators CD “Reptile Rock” is now for sale at iTunes. You can buy the whole CD or individual songs as digital downloads.
11/12/06 – We recently received a new order of Alligators T Shirts (in blue, and for the first time, black) and baseball caps. Sorry to the folks who wanted these items while we were temporarily out of stock. We also now have brand new embroidered Alligators patches, so you can sew them onto backpacks, jackets, and so on, turning almost any garment into “gator gear.” All of these items, as well as CDs are available for purchase at shows and at our Gator Gear page.
9/5/05 – On Wednesday, August 31, “The Diamond Hearts” featuring Greg Hawkes of “The Cars” fame, Alan Goodrich from The Alligators, and Tim Mann performed a show at The Skellig in Waltham, MA. The trio played primarily original material, a few Beatles songs, and covered the Cars classic song “Moving In Stereo.” Greg Hawkes played ukulele, guitar and sang, Alan Goodrich played drums and percussion, Tim Mann played ukulele, guitar and sang, and Tom Bianchi joined in on bass for a few songs.
5/17/05 – The June issue of Metronome Magazine will feature a picture of Alan Goodrich on the cover and an in-depth article about Alan’s new solo album and The Alligators Band. Metronome Magazine is a very cool music publication available at Record Stores, Music Stores, and Nightclubs throughout Massachusetts.
5/17/05 – Alan’s new solo CD “Out On A Limb” has been released and is getting strong reviews. To listen to the tracks or to buy a copy, please visit the Gator Gear or Alan Goodrich pages on this web site.
5/17/05 – Keyboardist T Lavitz of The Dixie Dregs, Jazz Is Dead, Pat Benatar, and Jefferson Starship fame will be “guest gator” at the Sat., June 4 Acoustic Alligators show at The Fireside, in Methuen, MA. Check out the Gigs page on this web site for more information about this, and other upcoming shows.