October 2nd, DAVE at Hurricane Grill and Wings - Sue was running late on her way back from Birmingham with Wayne. I was by my lonesome, had a good night but missed Sue!
October 3rd, Travel Day - We are on our way to Virginia for Creeky's yearly benefit for the volunteer fire dept and Coles Point Tavern for a couple of days playing music for our friends. We were traveling in tandem with Frankie and Mary and stayed in Fayetteville South Carolina where we spent the night. We had dinner at the Ruby Tuesday's then it was off to the Tavern to set up. Ed and Kristen joined us later.
October 4th and 5th, Coles Point Tavern and the Benefit for the Cople Volunteer Fire Dept - It was a quick trip to the Rivah and a couple of long days. As always Ann and Chris were the best! The benefit for the fire department was the biggest yet! Our shows at The Tavern were great. The second night was so packed! Eddie and Frankie did a great job. It was a real pleasure to play music with these two great friends and players! See all of you again on Memorial Day weekend 2020!
October 6th and 7th, Travel Day - After eating at the great spread Chris puts out for the Redskins Buffet at the Tavern during the game and Theresa retuned from her crabbing expedition with Richard, we headed towards home. We stayed the night in Fayetteville, had breakfast at 6AM and we were back home in St. Augustine by Monday afternoon. Great road trip!
October 8th, Retrophonics Studio - Sue Westcott was in the studio with us today. She came in came into play and sing on Al and Francine. We worked on 4 more mixes, 7 total
now, 3 to go!
October 9th, Carpetbaggers DAVE and Sue at Hurricane Grill and Wings - We had a real nice crowd. We had fun evening out on the sidewalk!
October 10th, Carpetbaggers DAVE, Frankie, Sue and Tony at the Corner Bar - The place was packed, it was a blast! This is a fun bunch to share an evening with.
October 11th and 12th, DAVE at he Big Deck - It was only a two days for me this month (booking problem). After setting up and a sound check and a shower, we joined Darlene and Bryan had us join them for a great dinner before the gig. The weekend was great, we left Sunday morning and headed back across the state. See you guys next month, November 8th, 9th and10th, can't wait!
October13th and 14th - OFF
October 15th, Retrophonics Studios - We mixed the last three songs. I will be heading up to Cashiers, North Carolina to play a couple gigs with George. We will sit down and listen to our pre-mixed CD "Don't Stare At The Sun" maybe even get to write a song or two.
October 16th, Carpetbaggers DAVE and Sue at Hurricane Grill and Wings - A nice evening on the sidewalk. My only gig in town this week was a blast!
October 17th, Travel Day - Theresa and I left early Thursday morning and arrived in Cashiers NC around dinner time. George and I went right to work after dinner. We listened to the pre-masters of our new CD "Don't Stare At the Sun". It was a long day time for bed!
October 18th, DAVE and George at JJ's - We worked on the liner notes for our new CD. We're real excited about this new project! We refreshed our minds with the an idea we left behind in June. Then it was off to JJ's for an evening playing music. We had a great gig, always great playing with my friend George. Thanks Joel and staff!
October 19th, DAVE and George at Whiteside Brewery - After breakfast George and I headed up to the writing room and went to work on "Nothing At All". We worked on the song until lunch and planned to meet after that to finish our new song. It was real close but we finished at about 4:15pm, then headed for our gig. This is a fairly new gig for us, the owners are great people, the staff is nice. What a great place! We had a lot of fun tonight. This has been a great trip, as the all are. I'm so proud of what George and I got done in the short time together this trip. Thanks George and Deborah you guys are the best!
October 20th , Travel Day - We are headed home by way of Sun City South Carolina to see my Dad and Margie. We arrived about 3pm got a chance to chat, take a nap, have a nice dinner, see some football, do some reading, get up and head back home.
October 22nd, Retrophonics Studio - We did final mixes on 4 songs "2nd Dairy Domenince", "Do I Ever Cross Your Mind", "The Ink Has Dried" and ""Al and Francine".
October 23rd, Carpetbaggers, DAVE and Sue at Hurricane Grill and Wings - I had a blast as always out on the sidewalk with Sue. Tammy Seymore, Sue's sister got up and played Ashoken Farewell, what a treat!
October 24th, Carpetbaggers DAVE, Frankie , Sue and Tony at the Corner Bar - What a blast! Great Crowd! I can't believe how talented these players I share the stage with, are! Great time!
October 25th, Carpetbaggers DAVE, Sue, Frankie and Brady at Creekside - Good to make some music with my old friend Brady Green. The rain held off and we were able to get the gig in. Sue and Frankie kicked butt as usual.
October 26th, Carpetbaggers DAVE, Sue and Frankie at Zaharia's - Cancelled Due To Rain!
October 27th, Carpetbaggers, DAVE, Sue and George at Creekside - So good to have George back. We had a great night! Looking forward to more nights like this. Thanks Creekside!
We're coming real close to finishing our new CD "Don't Stare At The Sun". This CD is songs written by Georgeand I. We had help on "Change The World" (Kat Korac) and "Do I Ever Cross Your Mind" (Chuck Caudill). I can't wait for everyone to hear what we have come up with. Thanks for letting me live my dream! Stop texting, start talking! Don't liter! Smile it could brighten someones day, even your own! Early detection can save your life! Talk about the good things people are doing, there's enough people talking about the bad! Keepin' it Real!-David
see you down the road!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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