Ship's Log

In the Category of It's a Small World... 

As a folk singer that plays in smalls bars and clubs I’m keenly aware of the obstacles we face in getting the attention of the audience – even if it is just a tiny portion of the audience. We are often competing with flat screen televisions on every wall, people enjoying themselves talking, laughing, yelling, hooting and hollering with their friends. We each have to devise our own way to survive a 2 to 3 hour set without losing our sanity. For me, if I can find one person, one couple, or table that I can…Read more

Hill Country Bookstore 

Last night Michael Hare and I had the pleasure of playing at Georgetown's Hill Country Bookstore

For those of you that don't know, every first Friday of the month the stores on the square are open during the evening for shopping, food, wine and live music. The Hill Country Bookstore is a great little place right on the square in downtown Georgetown.  Stop and say hello to Sara and Preston.  They not only know their stuff when it comes to books but they are great music fans as well.  I'm looking forward…Read more

Kerrville, House Concerts and Radio 

Long time since my last post.  Had a wonderful time at the Kerrville folk festival this year.  Met a lot of new friends and great performers like Jon Hogan and Maria Moss, and Leslie Krafka from Houston - regional winners who played the Ballad Tree this year.  Please check them out if you have a chance.  I've also been keeping very busy with travel to the Northwest to escape the Texas heat and even had the opportunity to play an impromptu house concert while in Colorado.

For those of you in the southern…Read more

2011 Kerrville Folk Festival 

Just recieved the news that I was selected as one of seven 2011 Regional New Folk Ballad Tree Performers at this years Kerrville Folk Festival.  This should be a lot of fun.  I look forward to attending the Folk Festival whenever I can.  There is truly no other place like it.  Picking around the campfires late into the night, the great performers and the chance to hear new music and meet new friends. 

I'll be playing on Friday, May 27th.  You can see the entire list by clicking on the link below as well…Read more


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