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Last Call at The Bazaar

 

Put the Year Away” from one of our many appearances Bazaar Cafe over the years. We’ll be playing one last time at the Bazaar Cafe before it closes, Monday, Aug 6 at 7pm. Please join us and special guests including Alex Walsh and Vanessa Lowe
 

 

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11th Bazaar Stock: A Farewell

 

The amazing, the fabled, the venerable Bazaar Cafe is closing in August. It’s one of the first places I played a song in public. Attending the open mic in its early days was formative. I’m glad to add my voice to the 11th Bazaar Stock, presented by KC Turner, which is looking to be another amazing day of original music. This Saturday, July 28, 10am-11pm. I play at 1pm. Be there!

 

SpryLit Issue 10

 

I've a short short piece , "Animal Time", in the latest issue of Spry Literary Journal  

 

Bay Station Postcard: Love the Bay Day 1

 

 

Staycation: keeping it local

 

While it seemed half the country went on vacation in recent weeks, I'm settling in for a month at home, working on a variety of projects-in-process, playing a run of local gigs with Bay Station and getting out to other events and shows. Hope to see you!

July 4, 2018 Fourth of July Festivities at Berkeley Marina, 201 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94710 6pm (duo) 

July 8, 2018 Alameda Mini Maker Faire at Alameda Point, 905 West Ranger Ave, Alameda, CA 94501 11:30am (trio) 

July 15, 2018, Donkey & Goat Winery & Tasting Room, 1340 Fifth St., Berkeley, CA 94710 3-5pm ( trio)

August 4, 2018 Fireside Lounge, 1453 Webster St., Alameda, CA with Bay Station and Kate Burkart 9pm full band

 

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Next week: Songwriter Showcases in San Francisco and Oakland

 

Recent travels have inspired new material! The Love the Bay sailing and music party was followed by a residency run up to Oregon and a trip to Southern California featuring a fun appearance at JC Hyke's Songwriter Serenade. Next week, I'm pleased to be playing a selection of the new songs as well as some vintage tunes at two talent-packed showcases in Oakland and San Francisco. Come on out! 

June 20, 2018
Octopus Literary Salon (solo), Oakland, CA
June 21, 2018
Neck of the Woods (backed by Art Khu), San Francisco Bay
June 23, 2018
Summer Sailstice (with Bay Station), Alameda, CA

 

June Music by Land and by Sea

 

I've had a remarkable week that finds me starting this month rejuvenated and very grateful. Bay Station's Memorial Day Weekend 'Love the Bay' music and sailing fiesta around the San Francisco Bay was a true joy, after which I spent a couple days in residency as part of Oregon State's Trillium Project. Now I'm getting set to head to So Cal for the first of several songwriters showcases I'll do in June. This months also holds an appearance at the SF Free Folk Fest, another Octopus Songwriters Showcase and more. Will I see you? I hope so!

Upcoming events

June 5, 2018
J.C. Hyke's Songwriter's Serenade, Matt Denny's Ale House, Arcadia, CA
June 9, 2018
SF Free Folk Fest (w/Bay Station), San Francisco, CA
June 20, 2018
Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, CA
June 21, 2018
WomenCrushSF Showcase, Neck of the Woods, San Francisco, CA
 
 

Love the Bay: Music & Sailing 2018

 

Wow, what a ride the past weekend has been. Bay Station completed our mission on Memorial Day, sailing from Richmond to Alameda after a music-filled few days with some of our favorite friends in music. Below is just a sampling of some of the tiny boat concerts staged on Espresso. Check out the Bay Station Facebook page for full videos! Thanks to all those who participated!

 

 

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Love the Bay v.2

 
Bay Station is setting sail from Alameda on our second Love the Bay multi-day sailing trip/tour of the San Francisco Bay.  Follow along on Facebook and/ Instagram this  Memorial Day Weekend for live broadcasts from our various ports of call.

Memorial Day Weekend  May 25-28

Bay Station Loves the Bay  

Aboard Espresso, San Francisco Bay
SF x Sausalito x Richmond x Alameda

 
  
 

Be Your on Bird on World Migratory Bird Day and help Birds!

 
It's World Migratory Bird Day! Be Your Own Bird AND Help Birds - Buy "Be Your Own Bird" this weekend & I'll donate half the proceeds to bird conservation efforts #WMBD2018

World Migratory Bird Day is an annual, UN-backed global awareness-raising and environmental education campaign focused on migratory birds and the need for international cooperation to conserve them. " World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated each year to highlight the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. More than 300 events in more than 60 countries to mark World Migratory Bird Day 2018 (registered on the website) will include bird festivals, education programmes, media events, bird watching trips, presentations, film screenings and a benefit concert to raise funds for international nature conservation. The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) and the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) — two intergovernmental wildlife treaties administered by UN Environment — organize the campaign in cooperation with Environment for the Americas (EFTA). EFTA works with diverse partners to provide English and Spanish educational materials and information about birds and bird conservation throughout the Americas. Their programmes inspire children and adults to go outdoors, learn about birds, and participate in their conservation. www.worldmigratorybirdday.org/partners"