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Dear Apocalypse, New Video, Interviews... There's a LOT Happening

Dear Apocalypse, New Video, Interviews… There’s a LOT Happening

The days have begun to blur each into the next.  Having experienced a new kind of exhaustion between the production and getting rather sick last week, I find myself sleeping 12 hours at a time.  But the reward of performing a collaboration with my friends and giving a gift of my community in Nashville is...
Announcing:  DEAR APOCALYPSE - A Live Meditation On Living Through and Surviving PTSD

Announcing: DEAR APOCALYPSE – A Live Meditation On Living Through and Surviving PTSD

During the first 6 years that I lived in ‪#‎Nashville‬ my dad passed away suddenly, was in a flood (and bailed 3,500 gallons of water in my home), was in a tornado (the scariest thing I’ve ever lived through was listening to 100 year old trees cracking at the base around my home as I...
Surrendering A Life in Hope

Surrendering A Life in Hope

The year since I moved back to Nashville has been strange, joyful, heart wrenching, life changing, and deeply fulfilling.  I arrived in Nashville to reboot my life after a tour in Europe.  I had just played a series of shows that changed the way I viewed myself as an artist.  I also brought with me a...
It's Been A Great Week!  Let's Celebrate, Shall We?

It’s Been A Great Week! Let’s Celebrate, Shall We?

This is going to be a quick one, I think, as I have several things going on this week.  But it’s been a really surprising and wonderful week for me professionally.  Most of it I won’t go in to yet, but  Kat Jones & The Prophets played their final show for two months as we...
Five Years Later:  Remembering The Nashville Flood

Five Years Later: Remembering The Nashville Flood

Five years ago today I woke up to the sound of my someone frantically banging on the front door of my basement apartment. Having only slept 5 hours I groggily put my feet town into at least 9 inches of water and suddenly realized that I would be dealing with water which had violently entered...
Something I Wrote On The Train

Something I Wrote On The Train

September 16, 2014 – While on the train from Ferhman to Munster with Orion Walsh sleeping in the seat opposite to me I got a sudden burst of inspiration.  Here is the fruit: The subject line of the email read: “Dearest Sebastian,                  I wish you were dead.”...
European Tour Journal:  Germany - Cologne (Koln)

European Tour Journal: Germany – Cologne (Koln)

September 15, 2014 (Riding another train from Berlin to the Isle of Fehmarn with Orion Walsh.) Our two shows in Koln were unbelievable. First, we played a loft show with a duo called Jenna and Jesse. They were two Americans from San Francisco also touring all over Germany with our sometimes tour manager, Christophe. The...
European Tour Journal:  Germany - The Arrival

European Tour Journal: Germany – The Arrival

September 8, 2014 After 10 hours of flying and switching train after train, I arrived in Frankfurt and met up with my tour mate for this leg, Orion Walsh.  We played a venue called Gluck Ist Jeszt in their patio and I listened to my voice ring through the streets:  ricocheting off of the tall...
European Tour Journal:  Oslo, Norway

European Tour Journal: Oslo, Norway

Thursday September 4, 2014 I sit under the city of Oslo, Norway at this moment.  About to get on the number 5 Tram to City Center and navigate my way quickly to my show at Queen’s Pub.  It is the oldest bar in Norway. This shouldn’t be a shock to me but I will be...
Atalanta Today - Europe Tomorrow.  European Tour Dates & News

Atalanta Today – Europe Tomorrow. European Tour Dates & News

  Phew.  For A Minute There I Lost Myself.   I am not good at editing text.  Forgive me 🙂 The last 5 weeks in Nashville have been INTENSE.  It’s been a non-stop volley of culture-shock, getting to know the city with all of it’s changes, getting to know my self, re-aquainting myself with my...
Nashville.  The Return Home.

Nashville. The Return Home.

My decision to move back to Nashville came as a surprise to many of you and was not at all a surprise to those who knew me best.  It is true:  when I left the city for Portland three years ago, I was fleeing for my life in many ways:  both physical and artistic.  At...
The Water Under Heaven - Tour Dates Announced!!!

The Water Under Heaven – Tour Dates Announced!!!

– I HAVE ARRIVED IN BEND, OR – Getting my tires changed before a tour seems to be manifesting as a tradition.  But, I am glad I did it as I hit my first snow fall during the three hour drive to Bend, OR to meetup with my buddies for this tour, Billy from Third...