January 3, 2020

 12/21/19 Winter Solstice at the Masonic Temple Theater in Winona, MN.  

East Side Productions presents: The Driftless All Stars. Featuring, Stanton West. With special guests, Scott Lochner and Maxaphone from the People Brothers Band. Jim Trouten from the Heav...

October 28, 2019

 Wow, Rochester!  What a treat to play for you and open for Mike Love riverside.  There was a big turn out from the Wookiefoot/Harmony Park peeps who showed up to dance.  This whole day was filled with synchronistic events that eventually lead me to Colorado to record...

September 8, 2019

 This Vaudville style variety show at the Historic Amherst Opera House featured Dr. Bob's Puppetry, Shuvani Tribal Belly Dancing, Dr. Kickbutt's Orchestra of Death, and a first time appearance of myself performing with my daughter singing Shady Grove.  It was a proud p...

August 20, 2019

One house, 5 producers, 5 recording studios, and 20 songwriters working together to create beauty and expansion.  This was a powerful and moving experience for me.  Co-creation, healing, and awakening.  Many Creative Spirits, One Love. 

It was a full...

July 26, 2019

As I was entering adulthood I remember wondering where all the revolutionary flower children of the 60's had gone.  Then I realized that we are those flower children and it's up to us to make the change.  There is power in music and healing in transformation....

January 28, 2018

Perception is Reality.  What people see and believe is more important than what is actually happening. 

Many People believe that I have the perfect life and I admit that from the outside it looks pretty great.  It’s partly my fault for the misconception.  For...

January 16, 2018

I just listened to the Songbird album last night for the first time in a long time.  I spent so much time with those songs that I needed a break from them for a while.  Writing, rehearsing, recording, mixing, performing the same songs changes a song.  So does collabora...

January 12, 2018

Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys & Girls.  Step right up! Feast your eyes on the most amazing site this hemisphere has ever seen!  It's Extraordinary.  Mesmerizing, Tantalizing!  A Wonder of the Modern World!  Introducing the new Music Video for Spiders in the Window by Stan...

December 7, 2017

 I picked up Joe (Craven) from the airport in Milwaukee and we raced to the gig.  I hadn’t seen Joe since last May when I took the train out to California to record an album with him.  We were heading to the Stoughton Opera House to perform the Ho Ho Joe and Stanton Cl...

October 9, 2017


On a midnight bus from a good ol’ boy town

Wheels keep turning as they’re leaving downtown

She’s tire of losing and going solo 

Coming in third in a two man race so

Now she’s leaving old friends behind

She’s got lots of baggage and it is so unkind


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