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Hometown Thanksgiving show @ Mad Anthony’s

Hometown Thanksgiving show @ Mad Anthony’s

I am thrilled to be playing again in my hometown at Mad Anthony’s Lake City Tap House. I will be joined by an old college friend, Eric Squires.  He and I haven’t shared a show since our old college days. Could that really have been […]

Singer Songwriter Finalist Competition at The Acorn Theater

Singer Songwriter Finalist Competition at The Acorn Theater

Last night I had the distinct honor of taking part in a songwriting contest at The Acorn Theater in Three Oaks, MI. There were almost 80 entries and I was selected as one of the eleven finalists to compete last night.  There were a panel of seasoned judges who critiqued […]

Recap Video of Release Show

Recap Video of Release Show

A huge thanks to She Films and Photography for doing an amazing job documenting my release show last month!  Here’s the recap video they put together:

Article Mention: Indie on the Move

Article Mention: Indie on the Move

A good friend and music colleague Mike Vial was featured as a guest blogger on Indie on the Move, which happens to be the site I used to plan and book my tour.  He wrote a compelling article about the best way to get people to […]

TOUR DIARY: SAT 8/10 @ SITWELL’S (Cincinnati, OH)

TOUR DIARY: SAT 8/10 @ SITWELL’S (Cincinnati, OH)

The last show of the tour was in Cincinnati, OH at Sitwell’s.  This venue was also in a trendy walking district and served up some delicious food and beer.  I also sold the most CDs here than at any other show on the tour.  Glad […]

TOUR DIARY: FRI 8/9 @ DUBLIN PUB (Dayton, OH)

TOUR DIARY: FRI 8/9 @ DUBLIN PUB (Dayton, OH)

For this show we found ourselves at a super hip walking area of Dayton, OH called the Oregon District.  It was full of record stores, pubs, tattoo parlors, shopping, and great people watching.  Our gig was at Dublin Pub and we were treated to an […]

TOUR DIARY: THURS 8/8 @ TREE HOUSE LOUNGE (Washington, DC)

TOUR DIARY: THURS 8/8 @ TREE HOUSE LOUNGE (Washington, DC)

Our Thursday show was at a newer venue in DC called Tree House Lounge.  Again, we were sandwiched between two local acts, which seems to have worked well for us on this tour.  Chase Willett had an energetic opening set and Eshovo closed the night […]

TOUR DIARY: WED 8/7 @ THE WAY STATION (Brooklyn, NY)

TOUR DIARY: WED 8/7 @ THE WAY STATION (Brooklyn, NY)

Last night’s show in Brooklyn at The Way Station was a smash!  We were sandwiched between two amazing local acts and were well received.  The opening act was Emily Danger, a dark cabaret rock band based in Brooklyn, while the closing act was Danyul Kostin […]