While attending Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown in Providence, RI, I was fortunate to meet Tony Hall, bassist for Dumpstaphunk, in between sets. Instead of asking one of the many questions I had over years of loving his band’s music (Where did the name come from? Is touring still fun? What is your favorite venue to… Continue reading Blown Opportunities
Music is my muse. Concerts are my happy place. What is yours?
Persistence. I learned how to use the camera, crop a photo in the viewfinder, and set the aperture to let through the right amount of light. Time and patience are both great teachers.
Not My Wife!DumpstaphunkAmy HelmDead & CompanyWillie NelsonPhil LeshThe Allman Betts Band Summer Greetings All! I had a crazy start to this sunshine daydream celebration. One of my favorite bands, Dumpstaphunk, played a free outdoor show recently. 90-degree temp with a bit of humidity didn’t stop the band from playing a scorching two-hour set and I… Continue reading Ahhh Summertime…
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Last Saturday night we ventured out to one of my favorite venues, The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. The theatre is a restored art deco theater that has hosted many of rock’s legends. The building is just shy of a century old. In the tradition of sixties liquid light shows, patterns are projected on… Continue reading Feeling Grateful
Twenty-one years ago today I still worked in advertising at a newspaper. My phone rang and my friend Paul, without any kind of preface, stated, “Lynnz, I just heard Jerry died,” I told him I’d call him right back and ran up to the newsroom to track down Roger, the paper’s rock critic at that… Continue reading I Miss Your Presence
Writing comes easy some days while others are a challenge to get words out. Today is a combination of both. Last night another show (an old friend labelled this the Dreaded Dead Disease) and today 1500 words. I’m not sure there is a cause and effect yet I do know that somehow the music rejuvenates… Continue reading Rain Dance
Harmony comes from many different places. It could be present in an eclectic coffee shop or when 30,000 people are all swaying to the same song. Harmony came my way twice this week. I am working in the coffee shop again, (best egg sandwich anywhere!), trying to get Neddy’s ready for when my editor arrives… Continue reading Sweet Harmony
I started to write this several times and in each version seemed to venture off track so I sent it to a very gifted writer friend, Terri Linnea, and through edits and additions, she was able to focus on what I am trying to say. Here before you is a collaboration of two lifetime friends… Continue reading “Inspiration, move me brightly…”