This Saturday! January's Quaranpalooza Livestream

I haven't embraced live streaming as much as may have been advisable for an indie artist making music amid a pandemic; nonetheless, I've participated in a bunch of the monthly Quaranpalooza livestream music fests since John Rybak started them in…

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Join me and New Year's Eve Quaranpalooza LiveStream

The latest in this series of multi-performer, multi-genre livestream music festivals is a true extravaganza. QuaranPalooza NYE is number 20, with 22  performers and 9 3/4 hours of music for you. This Friday 12/31 2:30PM - 12:15AM PDT, with…

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Read Bird in the Tree on Substack

While I send out a monthly music newsletter about my upcoming gigs and new recordings, I've been doing a lot of writing these past couple of years — about living in the Bay Area during the pandemic, about the local…

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Department of the West Turns 2

“To get from then to now/I don’t know how we did it….” Two years ago today — a lifetime ago and then some! — I released The Department of the West. I loved making this record with an amazing crew…

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Lighted Boat Parade!

Kwame and I have talked about doing the local Lighted Boat Parade in our folk boat for years but time constraints or something else have always interfered. Last year, we ordered oodles of extra lights in preparation and they arrived…

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November Music News: Live and Virtual

Many years ago, during October, I spent a weekend with a bunch of artists and then hiked up a favorite trail to hang a wedding dress in a yellow-leaved cottonwood tree. No one tells you what to do with a…

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