From Fireside to Red Hat

Thank you, everyone, who came out to see the inaugural performance of Papa Robert's Bluesadelix at the Fireside Lounge in Alameda.  The band features Deirde McCarthy (a past member of Avalon Rising and Southwind, and currently also playing with The…

Things Are Heating Up!

It's official!  My first solo performance in many years will be at the Fireside Lounge here in Alameda on May 25, 2019; backed up by Deirdre McCarthy on Drums and Mark Ungar on bass, playing a mix of blues standards…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

It’s been a musically wonderful weekend so far. On Friday I sat in with Gary Keep and Roger Bramble, playing sea shanties and assorted Irish tunes at a backyard party in Alameda. That led to an unplanned, but marvelous gig…

January Is When It Begins Again

I hate New Years resolutions, mainly because I find I can rarely keep them.  However, a few weeks back, I had a strong notion that THIS year in general was going to be a good one for music.  I can…