2013 Spirit Cafe - Spring - for blog

Spirit Cafe w/ Answer the Muse and Richie & Rosie

A delightful time doing some live recording at the quarterly Spirit Cafe event at La Tourelle. Answer the Muse kicked things off with a set called “The Book of Love”; a handful of covers and original songs weaved into a narrative about love, one of my favorite subjects. Then Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton played …

Driftwood at the Rongo (Photo by Jonathan Plotkin)

Driftwood at the Rongo, 12-09-11

It was last Friday night, and I had come to the Rongovian Embassy to see Driftwood, bringing with me my trusty multi-track recording rig to document it all. The Slaves warmed up the space, and Driftwood cut loose with a great set of original songs and covers to delight young and old. As banjoist Joe …