The Reckless Daughters are my sister Lizzy Vargas and my good friend Lena Kaminsky. Sometimes they'll come along and play music with me. We try to document our travels here.

The Reckless Daughters are my sister Lizzy Vargas and my good friend Lena Kaminsky. Sometimes they'll come along and play music with me. We try to document our travels here.

Good Golly, Miss Dolly

Left Nashville for Strawberry Plains to connect with Eric Davis (aka Feathered Mason). Nice Tennessee drive. We arrived on a large farm and were greeted by Eric and Jennifer and shown to our house for the night. Shared homemade…

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Biscuits, Boo Ray, Bluegrass, Broadway

Biscuit brunch with Boo Ray and our old friend Elena. Then thrifting through Nashville. Pit stop at Third Man Records.

Hit the Sunday night bluegrass jam at Station Inn with Lizzy's old NYC roommate, Amanda. The place was packed…

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The Grand Piano Debacle

Off to Nashville. Stops included America's Thrift Store and Dog Days Flea Market. 

Dropped our stuff off at our hosts' place in Madison, TN before heading to our Sofar Sounds in East Nashville. The venue was a gorgeous old…

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Karma XL

Boiling hot day in Opelika. Per suggestion, we stopped by Side Track Coffee, an Instagram-worthy spot based on a "pay-what-you-want" model. It was stressful but it boosted our faith in humanity that it's been able to stay open and thrive…

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Opelika The Show

"I realized something tonight. All the music I've listened to before tonight was garbage." - Sunny Merchant

 

The Reckless Daughters are back on the road after a year away. We're hoping to get back to Germany in…

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Long Geschichte Short

Shows are done for this trip. We made a lot of friends in 10 days and stocked up on stories, from the heartwarming to the absurd. Lena goes on to star in a one-woman show in Rochester, and Kate &amp…

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Eye Are High??

Spent the day walking around Zürich, mostly just peeking into expensive shops and drinking coffee. There were some weird ducks we enjoyed watching for a bit. 

We weren’t told when to be at the venue, so we opted for…

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Pardon Me, Swisster

Got a little behind, but here we are. Had a nice little outdoor breakfast in Freiburg and left for Switzerland. It was an easy 2 hour drive. At the border, we were asked if we had anything to declare and…

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Klimperstube

We were sad to leave Reiner’s hammock haven but we had to get to Lena’s table tennis match. An hour in to our drive, we realized we forgot a bag. Luckily, it was only CDs, gummies, and fake nails. Could’ve…

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Hammock Haven

Longest drive of the trip. 3 and a half hours from Marburg to Stuttgart. Not too bad. Parked outside the venue, Café Galao, and explored the secondhand shops along the street. We were told ahead of time that Galao is…

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