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2019 Second Half Update

Hola Mi Amigos!

Well we’re heading into the Fall of 2019 and so far it’s been a great year. I hope it’s been great for you too!

I’ve had some awesome performances at several of my favorite brewery venues including Seven Saws in Holden MA, Stone Cow in Barre MA and Rapscallion out in good ol’ Sturbridge MA.

I want to express my gratitude towards everybody at those venues for having me in to perform my music! It really means a lot.

I’ve been learning some new tunes to keep the set-list fresh. Hopefully I can get a few shows booked to round out 2019!

See you out there!


Poor neglected blawg

Oh hey happy 2019 every-body! I’m a little behind.. Ya think?? Haha.  

I’m going to put more effort into writing posts and keeping this blog fresh. I do pay for it after all!! I’ll elaborate on that later in this post.

2019 has been going very well for my music.  I’ve had several super fun shows at Seven Saws Brewing and Stone Cow Brewery

Tonight I’ll be back at Rapscallion Brewery (noticing a beer related trend?) for the first time in 2109 and I’m really looking forward to it!  

The last time I was there I still had my old back-breaking guitar rig with two big heavy amps and no roller cart. I’ve since replaced those two 50 pound + amps with two super light and easy to carry ones, and the addition of a rock n roller cart lets me load in to the venue with two trips.

At one point last year I had started to lose interest in playing shows because it was literally killing me to get all of my heavy gear out of my house, then into the venue, then at the end of the show do the whole thing in reverse. 

Problem solved!! Music is fun. It’s a great outlet and I’m glad that I’m still able to get out and play!

Now as to what I alluded to earlier.. over the last few months I’ve pretty much abandoned Twitter. I still have an account and post occasionally but I plan to use this blog as my personal Twitter. These blog posts will also cross post to Twitter so if you came here from there, hello! 

I’m still pretty active on Instagram and post pictures that I hope are interesting pretty regularly.  

Thanks for reading. I hope to see you at a show soon! 

Summer’s End

A fantastically nice and hot way to end Summer 2018 this Labor Day weekend. We went to the beach in Narragansett R.I. yesterday and it’s in the low 90’s here in Central Ma today. I love it.. Mother Nature is giving us a final taste. Next weekend they’re saying the high temperatures will be in the low 60’s so I am trying to soak it up while I can.

I’m sure there will still be nice days in September but I can definitely feel Fall setting in by the color of the grass and the leaves and the Sun setting sooner. 

Time for a Lefty’s Golden Ale to go with the golden sunset here on Labor Day. Back on the grind tomorrow. Cheers yo!