House Concerts Anyone??

House Concerts... I love to play house concerts! 

A house concert is not just a party, but a concert where folks gather in your home to listen to a performance.  The beauty of a house concert is it's…

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She'll Dream a Little Heaven

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
 
No other song I have written do I wish had no audience, just this one song, "Calm Before the Storm".  I wrote this without any first hand, and very little second or third hand…
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Passing of Time

It seems the Autumn is the best time for waxing philosophical, or lyrical, or just some pensive musings.  New years is a good time to take measure of where we've been in the past and chart some kind of course…

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The Grove 

My life doesn't suck!  In the summer I live aboard my little sailboat.  It's a very austere time without many amenities, but it's a beautiful thing watching the best sunsets and falling asleep at night to the sounds of a…
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Lines Untied

As the days go by, the body aches a little more each day and the hair, what's left of it, turns grayer still, I am more and more inclined to wonder just why I pursue this musical quest.  I know…
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Not Finished Yet

If you're keeping track, it's 3 years and more since I've written a blog, released a CD, headed out to perform in venues more than 30 miles from my door or just acted like a performing songwriter in any significant…
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Mountains... and home

 Well, it's been quite a while since I have stopped by here to muse on the life of a sometime (wanna be) rock star.   These last few months have been fairly quiet in the musical world, at least in terms…
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Exotic attractions

   It's not easy getting your music out there to be listened to by people you don't know in places you've never been to....  but it is fun to go to new places and meet a few wonderful people who seem…

The Nashville Virgin

 
Well... not a Nashville virgin anymore.  I got indoctrinated in a grand way!!  
I rolled into Nashville on Wed afternoon, got settled in the hotel and found a map to that evenings open mic venue.  It was only…
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A little late??

 Well... I guess it's pretty obvious that I am coming late to this game of touring, performing, singer/songwriter.  And with that, I guess, comes the trepidation that people are not going to "get" me.  That comes up whenever it feels…
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Inspirations

 You  never now where and why inspiration will strike!   The typical places would be in the shower, where your paper and pen will get too wet... while driving which is actually worse than texting..... praying, c'mon, you're in a zone…