Tuesday, January 21, 2014

GigLog Hiatus

Having trouble keeping the ol' log updated in a timely, post-gig way, so heading into 2014 I'll take a break from posts after each performance.  Thanks for checking in, and I'll do the same here from time to time.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

A Cup o' Kindness...

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Friday, October 18, 2013

Seattle, WA: Columbia City Theater (Bushwick Book Club - Ball Four)

It finally happened: I wrote a baseball song.  After years of 'fielding' inquiries as to whether I had ever married the two great loves of my life, Jim Bouton's seminal book--and my loyalty to The Club--pushed me to it.  And, I must say, I still look pretty good in-uniform...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Seattle, WA: Columbia City Theater

This is a bit of a full-circle gig for me: a trio version of the band is supporting Rare Elephant in their record release event, and one of the members happens to be my first guitar teacher (and Weddell-ecaster mentor), Tom Armstrong.  I've come a long way since my tenth-grade chops.  But I have a long way to go before I own anything as cool as the massive, converted-wooden-desk all-in-one keyboard contraption RE drags around...

Thanks, Tom, for the patience and guidance.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Oysterville, WA: House Concert

It's been five years since I've played this marvelous series, and I've missed this audience--so engaged, literate, and appreciative!  Given all the literary connections, I structure the afternoon so that the second set will consist entirely of Bushwick Book Club songs, with attendees allowed to vote for fifteen particular books.  Top vote getters: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland; Slaughterhouse-Five; and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  Lowest totals: 1984; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; and The Holy Bible--judging from those last two, I know where folk weren't this morning...