LOMA (Lincoln Open Mike Acoustic) is monthly, on the 2nd Monday (3rd if holiday, closed Jul & Aug), 7 - 10 pm.  Players sign-up there or pre-register at

Location (Apr-May-Jun): Bemis Hall (2nd floor), 15 Bedford Rd., Lincoln, MA (near intersection with Old Lexington Rd). Admission is FREE.



Apr 14, 2014 (Mon.)  Lincoln, MA - LOMA

I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm.  Heather Pierson (& friends) is the featured performer  A mini-set will be performed by Friction Farm,, consisting of Aidan Quinn & Christine Stay.

   NOTE LOMA’s temporary relocation (Apr-May-Jun)


May 12, 2014 (Mon.)  Lincoln, MA - LOMA

I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm.  Tom Hanlon (with Leslie Bryant) is the featured performer

   NOTE LOMA’s temporary relocation (Apr-May-Jun)


Nov 17, 2014 (Mon.)  Acton, MA – Acton Jazz Cafe

I’ll split the feature at Ellen Schmidt’s open mike at the Acton Jazz Cafe,, which begins at 7:00 pm.  My feature starts around 8:30 pm.  Admission is $5.  Contact to play at the OM

Location: . 5 Nagog Park Mall, Acton, MA, 978-263-6161,







Last year’s song, Let My People Go, is a humorous recap of the Exodus story told in 3 short minutes.  I’m currently premiering a new song: Put The Guns Away, an appeal for gun control.


The LOMA open mike was video recorded in January and the first half including my opener can be accessed via the link, .  The second half, starting with the wonderful feature by Fiske & Herrera, is accessible via


Two other of my recent songs (“Geneva Waltz” and “Forgiveness”) are accessible via the URL,  at around minute 40.  That’s Kenny Selcer on guitar and Brent Clark on bass backing me.


Hurray, Yellow Rubber Ducks on YouTube, now exceeds 20,000 views.  Jetman, with around 8,000 views, is a homage to Yves Rossy, who flew across the English Channel and more recently over the Grand Canyon using a jet-pack.


You’ll find some fresh “Idioisms” and a fairly new section on “Whimsical Names”  I get new additions from readers.  Here’s your chance to contribute your favorites.