Buckeye Lake is B A C K

Last night, Mike Nelson and I had the pleasure of playing at The Buckeye Lake Winery. Buckeye Lake has so many beautiful pockets of community all the way around the pond. South shore folk, West Bank Folk, Liebs Island Folk,…

Ohio Tourism Day Statehouse Lawn May 8, 2019

On May 8, 2019 I was privileged to act as a live artist for the Explore Licking County Group on Ohio Tourism Day 2019. 

I had one of the best days imaginable with the beloved and artistic crew from…

Mother's Day Gig 2019

Can't tell you how many times I've thought, if ONLY I'd have documented every gig in my career. I know I would be amazed at the timeline of events and the shifts of the music industry over the years. Now…

Buckeye Lake Winterfest: What it Means to Art

Buckeye Lake  is a small body of water approximately 30 minutes from downtown Columbus, Ohio. It is immersed in legend, rich history and an eclectic mix of out-of-the-box natives. In the 40's it was a booming spot with an amusement…

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Fall Contract on the Disney Wonder and Disney Magic.

Hello. It's been awhile. 

I just finished the most unusual contract at sea that I've ever done. On Aug. 19, 2013 I boarded the Disney Wonder porting out of Vancouver B.C. 
In the coming three weeks we cruised to Alaska…
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OKTOBERFEST 2008 AND FALL

 Hi. Been awhile since I blogged. Some good things about fall: leaves, cooler nights, sweatshirts and exotic coffee drinks. Speaking of which, Dan Clark, Chris Baker and yours truly had the pleasure of being invited to the Oktoberfest 08. We…
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True signs of spring.

Hey now. The Harleys began to rumble around the lake yesterday. The sun and warmth brought people out of their cacoons and take on human form. We had a great time on the gig. Bruce and Greg stopped…
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SMUGGLERS

FRIDAY Feb 1st, the Gayla Smith Trio did their first gig in Smugglers inside of Big Dog Motorcycles. It is an absolutely FABULOUS place. If you've never been in there, ya gotta go. Soft lighting, hip decor, and swimmin'…
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BLYC with Shawn Burgett & Milly pix

Hi. Just little entry to say thanks to the folks at the BLYC for having Shawn Burgett and I play last Saturday night for their "Ice Breaker" night. It was soooo fun and I am grateful to the YC for…
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JANUARY Club D 08

Well, my I HATE WINTER mantra continues, but I gotta say, the Club D gig last night reallllly perked me up. Everybody's fighting colds, and seasonal crappage. It was a miracle to be able to sing last night, but that…
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January Blues

Anyone that knows me very well, knows I'm no fan of winter. After the first cold and gray week into the new year, I was already losin' my mind from the Blues. I really thank God for my gig with…
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New Years Eve 2008 Doolin's Pub

Randy and I played Doolin's Pub in Pickerington for the very first time tonight for their NY's eve celebration. It was a GREAT club, a GREAT crowd and a GREAT time! Stop in the Gallery to see the many pix…