Hello musical beings!
Many fine musical adventures are in store. I happily just did two dates with Indigo Girls, made new friends and saw some old, dear ones. Indigo Girl's new CD is FANTASTIC and was produced by Jordan Hamlin. Now that's one lady I hope to be working with in the future myself.
NEW EP “Pot Of Water” avail on my website for download and physical order! Go to my music store on this site and get it now! I am very proud of the new EP!
This weekend will be the 6th Swamp Session Off The Grid Sustainable Energy recording session in the Francis Marion National Forest. Artists Jordan Igoe, Jess-Jess, Hans Wenzel of Hans Wenzel and the 86ers will be there with other special guests. To learn more about Swamp Sessions, visit our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/swampsessions/?fref=ts
Welcome Alexendre Goyette; our newest band member on keys.You may have seen him on tour with me for Indigo Girls. Alex will also be the engineer for Swamp Sessions this weekend. I met Alex at Holy City Confessionals- an all original open mic showcase on Mondays at Home Team BBQ's West Ashley location; here in Charleston, SC.I am the Emcee for this event so you can always find me on Mondays there. A huge thanks to one of the best songwriters in Charleston, Tom Crowley, for telling Alex to come hang and jam with us at Holy City Confessionals.
Holy City Confessionals event has become a popular meeting place where local and national touring artists meet, play, connect, continue to work together, and eat the hell out of some BBQ. Our entertainment director is Tony Mckie, with amazing songwriter Reid Stone (Guilt Ridden Troubadour) and our sound engineer Wilson Pippin, who is also an amazing guitar and bass player. It's a talented group that work and play well together.
Holy City Confessionals is every Monday night from 8pm-midnight. It's a safe place to take a risk and bring your music to many people who follow this event. In fact, I met artists Hans Wenzel and Jess-Jess at this event. In double fact, Hans Wenzel met his guitar player Chris Fulmer there and they soon formed “Hans Wenzel and the 86ers.” https://www.facebook.com/HansWMusic/?fref=ts
These artist have been hand-picked by me for Swamp Sessions. Look how the circles of music continue!
STUDENTS OF MUSIC- GET READY for “Rockin On The Green”
June 27- July 1 AND July 11-July 15 (Monday-Friday from 10am-2pm)
SUMMER ROCK CAMP hosted at Awendaw Green is about to rock again this year. Thanks to the amazing music school Jesse and Friends for making this happen.
It's imperative to register now. This is a unique experience for young musicians. Life-long friendships are formed at this camp. The teachers are fantastic, and the kids are better. The older children help the younger ones to learn in a relaxed, accepting environment- outdoors, under the live oaks at Awendaw Green's Barn Jam concert spot.
Personally, I am very selective about where I teach and feel this camp and the students most worthy. Hope I am always living up to them and this experience.
MORE THAN LOCAL- New love! #DMFH on the move
Check out the tune “Let Me Take You There” by Danielle Howle getting 13 million projected views on Hallmark and Oxygen!
HOUSE CONCERTS and BACKYARD PARTIES
I love them both so book me and I will bring it. Check out my tour section and if you see I am playing near you, it might be time to book your own show. Have car, gear, great musicians and will travel.
Gonna sign off and get ready for Swamp Sessions. There's more going on here, and I cannot think of it all right now. Just know your humble Swamp Sessions producer will have toilet paper, good gear and food, then get the hell out of the artist's way. I bring like that at the Swamp House! XO #DMFH