Wednesday, October 31, 2012

October 18th, Dave at The Corner Bar - It's great to be back home. Kruz did a good job!

October 19th & 20th, Camping at Welaka Lodge and Resort - Had 4 women and myself camping. We had a blast both nights the girls out talked and out drank me! We are going back in January you should come hang out!

October 21st, Dave at Creekside - What a night! Had a lot of music folks show up, Gregg Chirico, Mike Hart and Drew Dixon.

October 22nd, The Big Lonesome rehearsal at Gregg's - We had a rehearsal for the studio on Tuesday the 23rd.

October 22nd, NorthStar at Zaharias - Great breeze, No rain! Rob Peck sat in on My Bird. Great to hang out and play with my friends Ed and Brady. We will be back November 19th.

October 23rd, The Big Lonesome at Eclipse - Had a good day. We got everything done we had planned on! There will be 11 studio tracks and 1 live track from the Saint Augustine Amphitheater. We are all very excited about this project.

October 23rd, Dave at the Oasis - It was a long day in the studio and it turned out to be a great night in the land of the 44 TVs!

October 25th, NorthStar at Eclipse - Brady, Jim and I worked on a few tunes. One more trip and we should be done!

October 25th, Dave at The Corner Bar - It was a little slow but still had a good time! Good job Kruz!

October 26th & 27th, Dave at Sea Jay's - Had a nice weekend on the island! Got to hang a little with Hugo Duarte and Ed thats always a good time!

October 28th, Dave at Zaharias - Thanks to my friends for braving the cold!

October 29th, The Super Hacker's at Hurricane Patty's - It was Gregg's 50th. The place was packed what a time we had!

October 30th, The Big Lonesome at Eclipse - We were singing today! This has been a lot of work but a lot of fun to make this CD. I can't wait for everyone to hear it!!!!!

Got a day and a half off. Looking forward to geting some things done around the house and getting some much needed rest! Thanks for letting me live my dream! "Keepin' It Real!" "Stop texting start talking!" -David

See you down the road!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

October 9th, Dave at The World Famous Oasis - Every thing's the same in the land of the 44 TVs.  Frankie stopped by and sang a song (Dock of the Bay). We are going to put our version on the next Big Lonesome CD.

October 10th, NorthStar at Eclipse - Made a couple of changes on 3 songs from our new "Keepin' It Real" CD, "Fast as the Wind", "There Stands the Glass" and "Been All Around This World".

October 10th, Dave at Harry's - There was no rain, a beautiful night!

October 11th - Ac's - Had a nice trip up the road (Theresa, Penny and I). It ended with us having dinner with Randy Wattts. Looking forward to a wonderful weekend.

October 12th, NorthStar with Frankie Coles Point Tavern - We had a great time! It's nice to see all our Virginia friends.

October 13th, NorthStar with Frankie at Creeky's - Great Pig Roast! This is the event of the year. We are so glad to be a part of it!

October 13th, Bob Margolin w/ Rivah Rock and NorthStar at Coles Point Tavern - It was good to get together with my old friend! Bob kicked ass, I was proud to be on stage with him. Scott, Ed, Farin and Rick all got to sit in with the master. Once again one of the nicest guys in the business, slayed'em again!

October 14th, NorthStar at Thorton River Grill - Always look forward to playing this venue! A great way to end a great trip!

We are back home after a great road trip. Randy once again you are the best, we could not make these trips without you. Thanks also goes out to Scott. Lets hope the economy gets better so we can keep this ball rollin'. Time to get back to work, it was a fantastic 5 days! Thanks for letting me live my dream! "Keepin' It Real!".     -David

see you down the road!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

October 4th (AM), NorthStar at Eclipse Recording Co.- Worked on "The Battle of New Orleans" and "Livin' In My Head".

October 4th (PM), Dave at The Corner Bar - Great to be back here!  Kruz did a nice set!  I will be gone next week.  I think Daryl Wise will be playing.  Stop by and see him if you can.

October 5th, Dave at Zaharias - Had a great night!  I really enjoy this place.  The owners, staff and the audience are so nice.  It's a pleasure to play music for these folks.

October 6th, Dave at Sea Jay's - It was jammin'.  Had a room full of golfers from Orlando and South Carolina.  After the gig I went by to see the Whafratz with Kurt Johnston. Sat in and sang Folsom Prison and played bass (6-string) on a Jerry Lee Lewis tune.  Good to see Jonathan and Dan.  I was going to stay at Ed's but decided to come home.

October 7th, Dave at Creekside - What a blast! Talked to Shelly and I might start doing some Wednesday's.  Man, that would be great!

October 8th, The Big Lonesome at Arnold's - What a great steak dinner Theresa and I had.  The night was good.  It's always great to hang with my bandmates.  Check Arnold's out the 2nd Monday of every month (next one November 12th).  Call for reservations early.  Thanks Fred and staff, look forward to seeing you next month.  "Keepin' It Real" - David

see you down the road!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

September 17th, NorthStar at Zaharias - Brady was sick but we had to carry on. Jim Stafford (Eclipse, Falling Bones) and our friend from Virginia, Denis Desloge sat in for most of the night. It was good to play with our two friends. Brady get better.

September 20th, NorthStar at Eclipse - Worked on mixes "Love"and "There Stands The Glasss". We are getting ready to finish up this project.  I can't wait for everyone to hear it!

September 20th, The Corner Bar - My Dad and two of my uncles were down, Charlie and Bob. Kruz did a good job! Also Susie Markland showed up. I met her in Rhode Island at Andrew Grey's house party I played at over a year ago! It was good to see her and we talked about doing some house parties in the D.C. area.

September 21st, The Big LoneomseEclipse - Kurt was adding tracks and mixing the six songs we have tracked.  Heard "In The Big Lonesome" a song Kruz and I wrote and the band arranged.  It sounds great! I re-sang "My Bird".

September 22nd, The Shores ClubHouse - JD's 50th Birthday Party. Stopped by to wish an old friend Happy Birthday!

September 24th, The Big Lonesome Rehearsal at Gregg's - We had a rehearsal getting ready for the Virgnia trip.

September 24th, NorthStar at Dan Bagan's Studio - Ed, Brady, Jim and I met Dan at his studio to take photo's for our CD "Keepin' it Real".

September 24th, The Super Hacker's at Hurricane Patties - Great night! Everyone played their hearts out!

September 25th, The World Famous Oasis - A little slow at the end. Still had a good time in the land of the 44 TVs.

September 26th, NorthStar at Capt'n Stans - We had fun. We missed having dinner with the Captain at the end of the night. He was getting ready to go on an alligator hunt. Always fun behind " The Magic Fence".

September 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th, The Big Lonesome Festival at Coles Point Tavern - We got an early start Thursday at 1:00 am and made it to the Northern Neck at about 1:00 pm. Gregg was a few hours behind. Kurt and Frankie were a few hours behing Gregg. Wayne was meeting us there from Pennsylvania. Everyone got in safe! We had dinner with our friend Randy. He is the man that puts together our trips to The Northern Neck. It was good hanging out at Ace's. The weekend at The Coles Point Tavern was a blast. The Big Lonesome and NorthStar played Friday. Saturday afternoon we had a cook out (Thanks Mike and Randy) and Saturday we were joined by Jimbo Manion (Road Ducks). This was a great road trip! Thanks to Randy, Scott, Mike and everyone else in The Northern Neck!
NorthStar will be back in two weeks for Creeky's party and The Bob Margolin Show.

This has been a very busy couple of weeks. I will be in the studio with The Big Lonesome and NorthStar. Thanks for letting me live my dream! Stop texting start talking! "Keepin' It Real !" -David

see you down the road!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!