October 7, 2017

ENJOY A MUSIC VIDEO OF MY SONG CARAVAN FEATURING OWNER EDDY NIX ON THEREMIN PLUS A HARMONIUM SOLO AND A MARIONETTE PUPPET BREAK DANCE.  A FAIRLY TYPICAL NIGHT HERE

Driftless Books & Music is housed in the Forgotten Works Warehouse.  It is also home to the Bad Axe Beer M...

September 19, 2017

The first Boats and Bluegrass Festival was actually called Bluegrass and Boats.  It was 13-lucky years ago, on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River, at a boggy river-side resort.  There were two bands.  I opened up for Trampled by Turtles, back when they still s...

September 11, 2017

Do you?  I do, and it is my hope that if you don’t you will someday soon.  I have given away over 1,000 acorns to friends and strangers.  Why?  because I want them to believe in magic!  Many times belief and perspective are more powerful than reality....

August 7, 2017

Back in February I woke up in the middle of the night, sat straight up, and whispered to myself, “Joe Craven is going to produce my next album.  I stirred for a bit and eventually fell back asleep.  The next day I called him and left a message.  He called me back withi...

July 28, 2017

Wowza!  I picked up the cd's today in Minneapolis.  I've worked hard in my 40th year to create something I feel proud of.  Instead of buying the red convertible Karmann Ghia I wanted I put out a spectacular album with the help of a lot of talented people and the suppor...

July 3, 2017

Did you know I got married in a peach tuxedo. It's true, I came by canoe. two by two. The ring got dropped and I swooped in and saved the day. And yes, I always cry at weddings.

Here is a NEW MUSIC VIDEO of the song Wedding Day. Its is track 6 on my new album, Songbird,...

June 6, 2017

Someone once asked me, “why is it that people from Wisconsin are always so proud to be from Wisconsin?”

Wisconsinites are known to be hard-working and generally nice.  We are content with our situation and roll at a slower pace.  We typically choose to work together ins...

May 26, 2017

Birds inspire us to be more.  Birds were once lizards that sprouted wings and took flight to become something better.  Their story is our story.  Every story starts and ends.  Migration amidst friends and foes.  We return home, transformed, better for it....

May 21, 2017

I’ve had some pretty awesome days in my lifetime.  High on a mountain top in the back bowls at Vail, sailing with sea turtles in Hawaii, trekking Machu Pichu, my wedding day, the birth of my daughters, countless moments on stage, the day I got my first guitar, bicycle...

May 16, 2017

I grew up in suburbia.  The primordial cesspool where teen angst spawned emo-pop-punk music.  I played the alto sax in grade school sitting second chair to the now rock guitar player for Alkaline Trio and Blink 182.  I was 14 when I went to see my first show at the Met...

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