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Better late than never...

For obvious reasons, our summer weekly residency in the Hamptons didn't get started until September this year.  So I guess it's more of an autumn residency.  But it's rocking so far, thanks to the continued cooperation of the weather gods…

"Summertime" came late this year...

2020 keeps getting weirder.  Our "summer" residency at John Scott's in The Hamptons didn't start until September 13th this year (we usually finish by Labor Day). And last night was one of the best audiences ever.  I'm used to toweling…

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We're back!

Last night marked the resumption (finally!) of our weekly summer residency at (an establishment that shall remain unnamed, since NY State venues are not allowed to advertise live music events, but you all know where). The entire staff came out…

"They don't make 'em like THAT anymore..."

New York's own Grumpy Ol' Greek George, the world's un-hippest (and best) guitar tech, has been doing hardcore woodwork restoration on two of my vintage acoustics. He's done with the 1951 Gibson Southern Jumbo dreadnought and is now finishing up…

Live to fight another day...

While 2020 has been a complete dumpster fire, 2021 is already shaping up to be the busiest live season I will have ever had in my life. All the spring 2020 European tour dates have now been completely re-booked for…

NOT a murder hornet...

I started the day my usual way; early morning reading with coffee on my rooftop, which features a panoramic view of once-great New York City. I heard what I thought was somebody's weed-whacker across the street. Then the hairs stood…

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CD players in cars? That was centuries ago!

A throwback from the COME ALIVE album/tour. I dropped by WCQL to hang out with morning drive host Shawn Kelly. Featuring "Mary's Night Out." Shawn implores you to throw out whatever CD you have in your player and pop this…