Happy 2023!

Here we are in a new year and a promising and exciting this is turning out to be!    Kicking things off We are excited that Wild Goose Saloon is partnering with us to bring you this EPIC album release Party - coming up quickly! 

Tix are still available -Every ticket gets an entry for an autographed guitar giveaway!   So get your tix asap for a night of women in music and our new Album release!    Get your own exclusive copy of the new album at the show before it hits the shelves! 

We will be performing a fully new style of set of songs including all the new tracks on the album and will be featuring the new Single RUNAWAY releasing Feb 17th complete with a live CHOIR!

We are excited to have Melissa Crispo - S.S.A’s 2017 Songwriter of the year, Crispo has opened for acts such as Styx, Sophie B. Hawkins & Jefferson Starship and performed the last three Melissa Etheridge cruises.    

And Billboard featured artist, No small children - three teachers walk into a bar, onto the stage plug in instruments and melt your face off!  Their release of Ghostbusters was featured in the 2018 movie release  of Ghostbusters. 


And Colorado's new kid on the block Bug Frances

Click the pic for tix!!!

We will have newly designed merch available at the show!


We are excited to see you all Feb 18th and as always so grateful for you - our MArshans - and the love you spread to every venue, each other, and share with us!  

Wendy and Raina


Wrapping 2022!  


Wow - we didnt realize how long its been since we updated our blog!    What a year 2022 has been!  We wrapped our year with our last live show (a total of 81 shows this year!) on Dec 4th with our Dear Marsha give back show - and we raised toys gift cards and cash to help 73 families staying at Ronald McDonald House Denver.   What an amazing fan base we have!!!

This last year also brought us 3 single releases (Where U Wanna B, HeartBreaker, and Cali Girl) from the new album.   The next single, Broken, will be releasing in just days on Jannuary 1, 2023!  Details on our Tunes Page

So many amazing shows this last year, fan base growth of almost 30% and so many amazing smiles, hugs, dances and cherished moments shared with you all at our live shows!     Thanks to our dear friend and "little sister" Melissa Crispo for taking us along to perform at Women's Week in Provincetown, MA and are excited to already be booked again for next year!   Mark your calendars - Oct 9-15th 2023!

2023 is already proving to be crazy and fun with our upcoming Album Release Party on Feb 18th!   We will be celebrating 28 years, Raina's 50th Birthday and will be sharing the stage with national act, No Small Children from LA, Melissa Crispo, and Bug Frances!   Tix to go on sale next week - watch for the link!   Word on the streets is there will be autographed guitar give-aways!

WE are also putting together a STELLAR 2nd Annual Women Who Rock the Rockies show - look for some very exciting details coming soon on that show June 23, 2023!

We wish all our Marshans a great close out of 2022 and are excited to get back to work and live shows in 2023!    For upcoming show listings you can check out our tour page www.dearmarsha.rocks/tour

NEW T SHIRTS COMING ALONG WITH NEW MERCH OPTIONS along with some Marshan Fan Club group exclusive Merch!

See you all in 2023!!  Happy New Year Marshans!

Raina and Wendy



Blog Update - a busy start to 2022! 

Marshans!   How much do we love you!!!!!   

We are set for a crazy and busy 2022, with close to 50 shows on the books already thru the end of the year and more to come!     Some fun shows coming up...

  • We are excited to be on the regular rotation at our favorite brewery and pizza - Brewability in Englewood!  Be sure to check them out at   https://www.brew-ability.com/
  • We had an AMAZING show at Wild Goose Tavern in Parker CO and another amazing show in June lined up and ready to go with New Jersey's hottest singer - Brianna Musco https://www.briannamusco.com/
  • Marsha has developed a new crush on Melissa Crispo and will be at multiple shows across the US this year with her - check her out at https://melissacrispo.com/
  • Word is we may be dropping in on Women's Week at P-Town - watch our site for more details!

PRIDE!   We are super psyched to announce we are putting on the First WOMEN WHO ROCK THE ROCKIES - Women's Pride Party June 24th at Black Buzzard at Oskar Blues in Denver.   This will be the event of the year!     WE have an incredible line up of talent performing!   Be sure to watch for the ticket link to get yours first!   WE are slated to SELL OUT this event!   On the bill:

  • Angie Stevens
  • Melissa Crispo
  • Jen Korte and the Loss
  • Dear Marsha,
  • Debbie Scheer - Humorist - who will be keeping us laughing all night!

THE ALBUM!!!   Notes From the Tip Jar is complete, licensed, copyright and ready to rock!    IT will be trickling out here very soon!  Our first release is just weeks out!  Watch for more to come

Shows coming soon in Pagosa Springs, Grand Junction, Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Texas!

NOW  - them music gods shall soon hear our voices that RED ROCKS needs Dear Marsha!!

Marshans, thank you all so much for your crazy support thru the years and as we proceed into the future!   We really are just a garage band without you all!    Our favorite part of every new venue we play is hearing how amazing our Marshans are!   You all make us look good!

And of course a special huge thanks to our guys that stick around and keep showing up to play shows with us!   They are the true talent - Steve Cox, David Derby adn Zak Sloan - you are all the BEST!!!!!!

Marshan love and music to you all

Raina and Wendy

**ps always be kind!




Notes From the Tip Jar 

SOOOOO many fun things happening right now! 

We are excited to partner with Alpine Music Connection who will be managing new bookings for Dear Marsha,    you can check out more info at https://www.alpinemusicconnection.com/

The album finally has a new name - Notes From the Tip Jar!   Be sure to drop a handwritten note in our tip jar these next few live shows and who knows... maybe your note will appear on the cover of the album!    IF you arent close or cant make a show, write us a handwritten note about the band and send us a pic of it!

WE have a new page on our site dedicated to the new album.   We will post updates there, list crowdfunding items, presale info, presale merch bundles and all kinds of fun stuff.


Our last show for the year (we will be working on the album thru the holidays) will be this Saturday, Nov 6th at WildGoose Saloon in Parker, CO - this is a fantastic venue and we will putting on a full show - complete with Marsha's freaky band!   IF you missed the last show here, you dont want to miss this one!

Saturday's show is also your opportunity to grab a DM sweatshirt!   WE finally have some in stock and will have them this week!

Marshans, we are truly grateful for all the love and support thru the years and as we venture into the album and the studio!    Without you, our music would mean nothing!!!

All the love and peace to you

Raina and Wendy!




A Whirlwind Summer 

What a fun summer full of memories, fun times and lots of laughter and music!    Thank you all that came out, tuned in to live streams, and followed us all over Colorado and Texas!   

Quote of the summer..."the dog's high, I have a beer in my hand, and mom is talking to the cops".  No need to go into any details!

We are so excited to announce we will be in the studio starting a full new album in November.   look for the first single to be released Feb 2022 and a full album release mid -fall 2022!

We have already started booking Winter and spring 2022 - look for shows coming soon!   New Mexico we are headed your way too this year!

As always we are super thankful for the guys sticking this DM thing out with us - we have the absolute best!  David Derby on drums, Steve Cox on bass and Zak Sloan on guitar.    We are lucky they keep showing up for shows!   :)

BE sure to watch the Merchandise page for new items coming out - Tumblers and Sweatshirts!   

We also will be launching pre-sale campaigns on our website including opportunities to have us play at your home, join us in the studio and play on a track, and special Album specific swag bag merchandise with the purchase of pre-sale items!

And the best for last - Marshans ... you ARE the absolute best!  No other band has fans like you!   WE are ever so grateful for you!  

We heart you all!

Raina and Wendy







WOO-HOO MARSHANS!   we have LIVE GIGS!   Welcome back from COVID - we are back in action and oh so excited to be back with live people!  

WE have a full summer and fall listed on the calendar for upcoming shows and more added nearly each week!    WE just reordered t-shirts and have all sizes!  We also have Koozies available!   Our main concern is that your beverage stays cool!   :)  

August 12th we will have teamed up with scy pictures for filming the show and coming soon - a fun visual experience look at the Marshan life!    Come get your face in the video that night!   The first 50 in the door get a free Marshan Koozie! 

Check out the changes on our website!   www.dearmarsha.rocks -  tell us what you think!

NEW NEWS!!!!!    We have just booked the studio and an engineer for November to finally get started on our next full length album!   Long overdue and so excited! 

We hope to see you all at a show soon!  Look for fun details coming in prep for the studio!

Happy Fall! 

Thanks Marshans for showing up at all our "summer of the Marshan" shows.   Fun times and fun memories and we are grateful for the support you all continue to bestow upon us!    We are going to be  laying low the next two months doing some writing and preparing for our upcoming recording session at Sun Studios in Memphis TN!    We have pushed our recording dates back to the first of the year and so excited that we will finally have some new tunes!!!  We will see you guys in December and get ready for a rocking 2020 schedule!  

Summer is Nearly Here! 


Oh gosh are we ever so excited to ring in summer and get busy performing!   Although our winter off has resulted in quite a bit juicy Marsha productivity!  

We have been booking and filling up our schedule with dates coming through the end of the year.  Be sure to check out our upcoming dates on the Calendar or our tour page on Facebook.    Look for shows coming in Colorado, Texas, Tennessee and Oklahoma! 

We have also put back together a fabulous set of musicians for some full band performances in a new format.

We also have been doing some brainstorming and writing of lots of new material.   We are ancy to start performing them for you!

We are also soooooooooo happy to finally announce that we are headed back to the studio!   WHA?!?!   Yes, finally after all these years we have booked studio time in October at THE Sun Studios -the Birthplace of Rock in Memphis!  WE are (ambitiously) hoping to lay down ten new tunes and get them set for release possibly by the end of the year.

As always we are grateful for our Marshans!  Without you we would just be a garage band!     :)

Raina and Wendy