Tag Archives: live music

What Killed the Music Biz?

Apple recently announced that it is shutting down iTunes (for Mac users) and focusing support on Apple Music. The reasoning is simple; most people don’t actually purchase music anymore, and the idea of an iTunes library has become antiquated. This … Continue reading

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The Real Thing

As I get older, I find myself withdrawing more and more from popular music. I know that I’m far from alone there, but I can’t do it. With the exception of a small handful of artists like Chris Stapleton, (and … Continue reading

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I’m dreaming of a white camper…

Before I go any further, let me make this clear. We love Regina! (Regina is our 2007 Toyota Sienna with a platform bed and a tent “living room.”) There are so many great things about our current camping setup. Reliability, … Continue reading

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Starting Over

I’ve been playing music for the majority of my life, which is a crazy sentence to type. I picked up the guitar when I was 10, quit my day job and went full time at 19, and now I’m 26. … Continue reading

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Home in Wayne County

In case you don’t know me, I’m a singer, songwriter, and guitar player. I make my living from music, and I travel all over the place for my job. In the last few years, I’ve been to 43 states, 3 … Continue reading

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Not Dead. Different.

Molly and I recently attended a networking event at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, and we got to speak to about ten different folks from the music industry. Some were involved with record labels, some were involved on the … Continue reading

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Local Music Community

I saw a tweet from Ari’s Take the other day that really grabbed my attention. (A little background;¬†Ari’s Take is a website that offers a lot of helpful business tips and info for musicians.) This statement about supporting your local … Continue reading

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