On July 12th, 13th, and 14th, Michael "Colenel" Crittenden, Rod Avsharian (drums), James Simonson (bass), and Drew Howard (steel, electric guitar) joined me at Mackinaw Harvest Studios to record 11 new songs which will constitute the follow of to A Good American Life.
Nor'easter Music Festival 2016 is almost here as there's always room for more lovers of great music (and nature) to make the trip! On the second weekend of June, the Nor-East’r Music & Art Festival takes place at the Oscoda County Fairgrounds: three straight days of eclectic music and art, food, dancing, camping, jamming, drumming, and some of the greatest parkin’ lot pickin’ in the state...
I was humbled and honored when The Telegraph UK let me know that A Good American Life made their list of the best country records of 2015. There are some amazing records on this list, you can check out the full list here.
Thanks again to Dr. Chris Ryan for being so supportive of the the record. If you've not checked out his podcast, Tangentially Speaking, I highly recommend it. He's a fellow seeker and has a knack for choosing interesting guests. Chris let a friend at The Atlantic know about my music and I guess they liked it, here's where you can find their track of the day.
It was scorching hot in Jackson, MI August 2nd, no shade on the stage nor anywhere near it...everybody hiding out wherever they could. Yeah, it was sauna-like on stage, but I had a blast playing. I hope to return How Bazaar again next year!