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Sunday in the Park!  

Though I’ve been enjoying spending a lot of time standing on boats and hills during the past few weeks, I’m looking forward to standing on a stage this coming Sunday in San Francisco at the Golden Gate Park Bandshell. Amid a full afternoon of music, I’ll play a set at 3pm. Come on out!

Sunday, October 17, 12-4pm

Golden Gate Park Folk Festival Music Concourse Drive 
San Francisco, CA 94118

Featuring Adrian West, V Maund, Megan Keely, Pete Kronowitt, Deborah Crooks, and Brother Spellbinder

Whole Lotta Reasons to Freak Out 

I'm always game for a cowrite, in no small part because it helps give me a very different perspective. So it was fun to play a small lyrical hand in this new tune by Stefan Gustafsson (whose wheelhouse is pretty different than mine!): 

Whole Lotta Reasons To Freak Out (feat. Xan Gotz, and Danny Shorago   

Love the Bay tour '21...and that's a wrap 

Wow, what a fun long weekend  of sailing and music it was in Bay Station world. It was so awesome to welcome another amazing crew of artists aboard Espresso. Kwame and I feel fortunate to know so many dedicated artists in the Bay Area and were doubly grateful for beautiful weather and fair winds. We’re looking forward to doing more Love the Bay excursions using this short video format!

Check out the full video playlist featuring performances by Alex Walsh, Paul Griffiths, Maggie Forti, Teja Gerken, Erica…

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One Year of the Bay Station Eagle  

Winter, spring, summer and fall…the latest fall issue of The Bay Station Eagle is actually the fifth issue of the ‘neighborhood journal’/ zine borne out of sheltering in place in 2020. As the world began reckoning with the COVID-19 pandemic, I got to know and appreciate my neighborhood that much better and wanted to celebrate it. I reached out to local writers and artists, neighbor Jennifer Daley whipped up a great design & voila!

 

🎶 Venturing out 🎶 Saturday 9/18 at The Lost Church Santa Rosa 

I’m playing a real live show next weekend  at the newly reopened (and still pretty new) Lost Church- Santa Rosa on a bill with Alison Harris. This show was rescheduled from March 2020 & TLC has since put in a bunch of safety measures — including excellent ventilation through the venue's large roll-up doors, proof of vaccination at door, a mask policy, distancing and capacity limits. I hope you’ll be there. Saturday, September 18. Tickets available in advance HERE. 
I've really missed playing out regularly…

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Twenty years 

I notice in nearly all the memory posts of 9/11 I've made as we've ticked through the years since that day, a mention of blue sky. Adrenaline sharpens one's senses and that vivid blue is among the details emblazoned in my mind, like the sound of the other people who had stopped to watch from a small park gasping at the actual sight of seeing the towers fall. What did it mean that a sky could be so clear and something so dark could come from it? What did it mean that the sky was so bright and blue even after…

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Video: "Department of the West" live + Bandcamp Friday 

I played a virtual set for San Francisco Free Folk Fest 2021 with Kwame and Ben a couple months ago. This tune, the title track of my latest full-length record "Department of the West" has been on heavy rotation in my performing and rehearsing life again these days. And I'm proud of the full-band version on the record, available everywhere including Bandcamp, which is waving its fees today and sending all proceeds from sales to artists. Get it HERE.

New Love the Bay with Ben Bernstein 

Kwame and I had a great time having producer/engineer/bass-man/songwriter pal Ben Bernstein on the boat this summer for the 16th episode of Bay Station's Love the Bay music and sailing series. Check it out!

August QuaranPalooza: Music Livestream for a Cause 

August 2021 QuaranPalooza Livestream Music Fest  Saturday AUG 28

I'm making another appearance at QuaranPalooza, a monthly livestream extravaganza.  My set is at 6:45pm at the tail end of a very full day of music. Join us! $15 tickets via Evite support we musicians and a good cause with proceeds going to Bay Area Cancer Connections.

The show will feature : 

12-12:15 Mjoy 

12:20-1 David Gans 

1:05-1:30 Kevin Radley 

1:45-2 David Jesitus 

2:05-2:40 Craig Greenberg 

2:45-3 Mei Lin Heirendt 

3:05-3:30 Frances…

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