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Five Songs to Play on St. Patrick’s Day

As Guinness clocks near zeroes in bars across the country, it’s time to start thinking about the 4th Century saint whose feast day calls for mass consumption of corn beef, cabbage, alcohol and taters. No, I’m not referring to Saint Alexius of Rome, but the other saint whom we commemorate every March 17: Saint Patrick,… Continue Reading

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Andrea Desmond: The Cupboard Sessions

With the RAW Artist Showcase and Fashion Show @ Trinity Nightclub taking place tonight, I thought it an appropriate time to write about my recent collaboration with Andrea Desmond, the event’s musical headliner. According to her website (and from what she told me personally), Andrea has a rich history writing and performing in various groups,… Continue Reading

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Seattle Folk Off!: May 2012 Edition

This month’s Folk Off! blindsided me, as have many other things since moving to Seattle. The strange movement of the seasons — a period that I’ve heard described as “Junuary” (mostly overcast skies and, as always, green, green grass) — the gradual settling in of a daily routine, the ongoing acclimatization process of moving to… Continue Reading

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Seattle Folk Off!: April 2012 Edition

On Sunday, April 29, I had the extreme pleasure of attending/playing at my inaugural Folk Off!. According to its Facebook page, Folk Off! began Feb. 21, 2010, as another outlet for eager and hungry musicians to “expose their innards” in three songs (give or take) to audiences gathered in “living rooms, backyards, and basements.” The description… Continue Reading