the douglas fir band

The album "California Memory" (mixed by Brad Wood) is available below!

Click here for Vinyl / CD / iTunes.

The Douglas fir - Band News

Nov 08, 2019

On Tuesday November 12, Jay Walsh will be opening for Chuck Prophet at Armando’s in Martinez, California. Check out the shows page for details.

A video for the song “Inside of Us All” that Jay Walsh co-wrote is out now. David Hidalgo from Los Lobos recorded and sings on the song from the movie Windows on the World. Charlie Musselwhite also plays on the tune! The film features Edward James Olmos.

Sept 10, 2019

Check out the Windows on the World film soundtrack that is out now on Rope-A-Dope records. Jay Walsh co-wrote the song “Inside of Us All” which is sung and performed by David Hidalgo of Los Lobos. Charlie Musselwhite also performs on the track. You can preview the song here. There is a video for the track in the works and we’ll post it here when it’s out.

Jay is currently in the studio in San Francisco finishing up his new solo album which will be out in 2020!

May 11, 2019

Jay Walsh will be heading to the East Coast and playing live in Cambridge, MA at Atwoods Tavern on Saturday May 18 opening for Chuck Prophet. It’s an early matinee show starting promptly at 4 p.m. Advance tickets have sold out however there will be a handful of ca$h tics available at the door at 2:30 p.m on the day of the show.

March 06, 2019

Jay Walsh is currently recording songs at Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco for an upcoming solo album. Stay tuned for more updates soon!

A song called “Inside of Us All” that Jay co-wrote with novelist Robert Anderson recently made its film debut in the motion picture “Windows on the World” at the 2019 Sedona Film Festival. The song was sung and recorded for the film by David Hidalgo of Los Lobos! Here’s a review of the film from the festival in Sedona, AZ.

Dec 04, 2018

Jay Walsh has co-written a song with novelist/writer Robert Mailer Anderson for a film called Windows on the World that will be released in 2019. The song was recorded and sung by David Hidalgo from Los Lobos.

Vinyl copies of the band’s album California Memory are now on sale for $11.99 including shipping in the USA. Click here to order a copy.

April 12, 2018

On Sunday April 29, Jay Walsh will be playing a solo show at the Make-Out Room in San Francisco w/ n. Lannon (Rogue Wave / ex-Film School) and Chris von Sneidern. Early night that kicks off at 7 p.m sharp.

Thanks to Jack Rabid and The Big Takeover for including our album California Memory in their Top 150 LP’s of 2017! 

Speaking of vinyl, copies of the band’s LP on 180 gram purple vinyl are currently on sale for $14.99 including shipping. Click here to pick up a copy.


March 31, 2017

The Douglas Fir - East Coast live shows!

• Friday 3/31 - Boston - The band is playing live tonight in Boston at Black Box Sounds / Arts Emerson. 9 p.m. show time with Dear Leader. Tics available here.

• Sun 4/2 - NYC - Rockwood Music Hall - 9:45 p.m. show.

March 7, 2017

The Douglas Fir will on tour in late March and April. See the shows page for Boston and New York city live shows.


January 24, 2017

The Douglas Fir will be on tour in March on the East Coast USA. Check back soon for dates.

Last week here in San Francisco, Jay Walsh performed live at Rhett Miller's "Wheels Off" variety show at the Swedish American Hall. Sharing the stage was writer/novelist Robert Mailer Anderson, Rhett Miller, comedian/writer Paul F. Tompkins, actor Shiloh Fernandez, and legendary harmonica player Charlie Musselwhite!


January 11, 2017

If you are in San Francisco on Friday January 13, Jay Walsh will be singing a duet with novelist Robert Mailer Anderson as a part of Rhett Miller's "Wheels Off" Variety evening at the Swedish American Hall. Other guests include Paul F Tompkins and more...  Doors are at 9:30 p.m and you can click here for tickets and info.

Check back soon for some upcoming East Coast tour dates!


October 12, 2016

If you are in New York City or Brooklyn, you can pick up our new album "California Memory" at Rough Trade NYC. Rough Trade is stocking both the 180 gram vinyl LP and CD copies of the album.


September 16, 2016

Our new album California Memory is officially out today! The record is available for digital download via iTunes, on 180-gram (purple!) vinyl, and also CD. Check out the links below to listen or to purchase a copy. If you are in Brooklyn, Rough Trade is stocking the vinyl. Amoeba Music in Los Angeles and San Francisco also have the LP for sale, as do lots of other stores around the country!


September 10, 2016

The new record "California Memory" is out this coming Friday Sept 16, 2016. It's being distributed by the fine folks at Revolver USA!

Amoeba Music currently has a 15% of coupon code towards you online purchase if you want to pick up the LP or CD. The code is: SEP15 and you can use the discount code on the Amoeba site here.


August 24, 2016

The 180 gram vinyl LP of California Memory has already begun shipping for those of you who pre-ordered the record.  If you haven't yet picked up a copy you can do so here.



July 26, 2016
Compact Discs have arrived in house. To pre-order the new Fir album California Memory on CD or Vinyl head over to the store.

If you are around San Francisco this week, Jay Walsh will be playing a solo acoustic show with Chris Brokaw (Come / Codeine / Lemonheads) in Noe Valley. Contact us for details if you want an invite.


July 10, 2016
The Douglas Fir's new album "California Memory" will be out in fall of 2016. The twelve song album was mixed by Brad Wood (Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, Sunny Day Real Estate, Ben Lee) in Los Angeles and will be available on 180 gram vinyl, compact disc, and as a digital download.

The album was recorded in Boston and San Francisco. Test pressings for the vinyl just arrived last week and sound warm and loud! You can pre-order the 180 gram vinyl and CD's here. Stay tuned for for news soon.