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 email@example.com
Location: Lincoln Library's Tarbell room, 3 Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA (near 5-corner intersection with Trapelo Rd). Admission is FREE.
Jun 18, 2015 (Thurs.) Melrose, MA – Sally Frank's Farmers' Market
I, with master guitarist Kenny Selcer backing, will play a 2-hour set (4-6 pm) at this colorful, local market:. Market booths and events run from 1-7 pm –Come shop and hang out!,
Location: Bowden Park at W. Emerson & Cedar Park in Melrose, MA,It’s next to the Cedar Park train station (For GPS, use 163 W. Emerson St., Melrose, MA
July 10, 2015 (Fri.) Pomfret, CT – Vanilla Bean Cafe
From 7 to 9 pm, come see me and other songwriters in the round at the famous Vanilla Bean Cafe hosted by Lisa Martin. Good eatin’ too, , Signup at 6:30 pm for an open mike preceding the round, $5 cover.
Location: Vanilla Bean Cafe, 450 Deerfield Rd., Pomfret, CT, (860) 928-1562
Sept 14, 2015 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Actor/poet Stephen Collins will feature, unlaunchedvoices.com
Oct 19, 2015 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Joanne Lurgio will feature, joannelurgio.com
My latest YouTube video, Donald Duck Umbrella, offers a good-natured take on clutter in our lives and homes. A prior video, Fukushima, commemorates the 3/11/11 calamity there and some bizarre plans to handle the ongoing damage. Let My People Go is a humorous recap of the Exodus story told in 3 short minutes. Watch Put The Guns Away, for a heart-felt 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, vimeo.com/34846034 . The second half, starting with the wonderful feature by Fiske & Herrera, is accessible via vimeo.com/34850959
Two other of my recent songs (“Geneva Waltz” and “Forgiveness”) are accessible via the URL vimeo.com/37068194, 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 45,000 views. Jetman, with over 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.