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: Lincoln Library's Tarbell room, 3 Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA (near 5-corner intersection with Trapelo Rd). Admission is FREE.



Nov 23, 2014 (Sun.)  Framingham –Amazing Things

Backed by Kenny Selcer, I’ll play a 20-minute opening set at Paul Rogoshewski's CD release party.  This gala event starts at 7:00 pm at the Amazing Things venue,

Location: 160 Hollis St., Framingham, MA, 508-405-2787


Dec 5, 2014 (Fri.)  Arlington, MA – Kickstand Cafe

Around 7:30 pm, I, with Kenny Selcer backing, perform a feature at the Jam’n Java Open Mic hosted by Mark Sandman.  To play, sign up is from 6 to 6:30  pm..  FREE

Location: . Kickstand Cafe, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (in Arlington Center), phone 781-583-6110


Dec 8, 2014 (Mon.)  Lincoln, MA - LOMA

I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm.  Glenn Pettit features: facebook/GlennPettit


Dec 14, 2014 (Sun.)  Warwick, RI – Manchester 65

From 6:00 to 8:00 pm, I join forces with other RISA songwriters in this fun-filled holiday benefit for the RI Food Bank hosted by Joanne Lurgio, Facebook/RISA-HolidayShow  Non-perishable food donations are welcome.  Admission is $5.

Location: . Manchester 65, 65 Manchester St, West Warwick, RI,


Jan 12, 2015 (Mon.)  Lincoln, MA - LOMA

I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm.  Outrageous Fortune (Chris Welles,; Rod Thomas and Dan Dick) is the power-trio feature:







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.