2014! Off to The Races!!!

2014 is gonna be a great year folks! Rich & I are very excited to announce and debut our newest collaboration! “Rich Mattson & The Northstars”  featuring Rich’s nephew Curtis Mattson on percussion. You can look forward to hearing lots of new songs with lush & dreamy harmonies as well as some of our older familiar favorites. We hope to be rolling tape and recording a new record this Summer too! Otherwise…You can still catch Rich & I perform as an Acoustic Duo or with our Rock ‘n’ Roll Band JUNKBOAT. Stay tuned for more updates and check out our Calendar for upcoming shows in a town near you…

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Rock for the Rules! In loving memory of our dear friend Leah Rule

So honored to be a part of this lovely compilation, In loving memory of our dear  friend Leah Rule. Rich & I contributed Track. #6 – Here’s to Happiness http://rockforrules.bandcamp.com/album/rock-for-the-rules-volume-2
Rock For The Rules Volume 2, by Various Artists
56 track album

from Rock For The Rules Volume 2 by Various Artists

Rock For The Rules Volume 2 cover art



A song Rich & I wrote about finding True Love and Happiness.Leah & Rob Rule spread so much Love and Happiness into the world, and everyone around them could feel it. Leah’s attitude in life inspired me to contribute the song Here’s to Happiness.


from Rock For The Rules Volume 2, released 21 December 2013
Music & Lyrics by Germaine Gemberling & Rich MattsonGermaine Gemberling: Vocals & Acoustic Guitar
Rich Mattson: Guitars & Vocals
Dale Kallman: Bass
Keely Lane: Drums
Eli Bissonett: ViolinRecorded in 2013 by Rich Mattson at Sparta Sound
Produced by Rich Mattson© 2013 L’Etoile Du Nord (BMI) & Esper Music (ASCAP)


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KFAI – MinneCulture Live performance

Germaine Gemberling on MinneCulture Nov 6, 7:30-8pm

November 6, 2013

Germaine Gemberling Live at Lee’s

Germaine Gemberling live at Lee’s

 Lee’s Liquor Lounge in Minneapolis. This program was recorded and edited for MinneCulture by Tom Garneau. It airs on Wed, Nov 6 from 7:30-8pm on KFAI. MinneCulture is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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Busiest Spring & Summer ever!

Well, since the new record  ”Generator” hit the streets April 23, 2013 on Chaperone Records We have been gigging our butts off! You can refer to our “shows” page to see where we have been and whats coming up! Lots of good press, airplay, live shows and lots of fun! Also, in all the excitement we are selling records!!! Did I mention it’s available on vinyl too? Well it is! You can catch us performing as a duo or with the full band (Ol’ Yeller) backing me up in a town near you. Stay tuned for Fall and Winter updates…


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Americana Showcase @ Rochester Civic Theatre May 1st!

Six Mile Grove , Ol’ Yeller &  Germaine Gemberling perform @ The Rochester Civic Theatre!

Music begins 7:30pm.

Admission: $17.50 in advance or $22.00 Door

All ages. Box office: 1-507-282-8481

20 Civic Center Dr. SE Rochester, MN. 55904

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New Album “Generator” Available Now!!!

Germaine Gemberling has released her latest Album on Chaperone Records!

Official Street Release! Tues. April,23 2013

Duluth, MN. Record Release show at Tycoon’s w/ Ol’ Yeller & Kevin Bowe & The Okemah Prophets! Sat. April,27

St. Paul, MN. Release show at the Turf Club w/ Ol’ Yeller  & Southwire! Fri. May 17


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On Tour….

Hey Y’all! Germaine Gemberling & Ol’ Yeller are hitting the road! Catch us in a city near you!

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Germaine Gemberling with Ol’ Yeller & Kevin Bowe! Fri. March 8 @ Lee’s Liquor Lounge. Mpls, MN!

Hey there friends! Ol’ Yeller, Germaine Gemberling, and Kevin Bowe and the Okemah Prophets are all heading to Austin Texas for the hella big music conference there–we’ve all got some big shows coming up, performing to strangers and people we’ve seldom seen. We’d love it so bad if you’d come and help send us off with some warm fuzzies..

Set times:
9:30 – Okemah Prophets
10:30 – Germaine Gemberling (with Ol’ Yeller)
11:30 – Ol’ Yeller

Lee’s Liquor Lounge
101 Glenwood Ave. N., Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

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Tonight in Duluth @ Tycoons!!!

Germaine Gemberling with Ol’ Yeller & Southwire.
Music begins 10PM

Tycoon’s Alehouse and Eatery
132 E Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

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Germaine Gemberling & Rich Mattson open for Retribution Gospel Choir in Duluth!

RGC Record Release Party Jan. 31! Retribution Gospel Choir releases on Chaperone Records their third full-length record, “3,” featuring Nels Cline of (Wilco) Thursday night and, trust me, you don’t want to miss this show. If you truly want to tap into the indelible, audible ferocity for which this band is known, then I will see you there. Local power-folk duo Rich Mattson & Germaine Gemberling open. 21+

Tycoons Alehouse and Eatery
132 E Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

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