Happy New Year!!
May 2024 bring you much joy and music.

I was interviewed recently by Jack Hodgins, of Australia, for his show Vinyl Vibes.
"Vinyl Vibes is a new music show created by Jack Hodgins. It features in-depth interviews with those who were a part of the vinyl era of music."

The podcast version

The on-demand streaming version

Thursday, January 4th with Jack Ryan Sullivan at the Maui Sugar Mill in Tarzana, CA
Jack sings classic Country, plays killer guitar, and has a crackerjack band. I get to play with not only Jack, but Skip Edwards, Boo Bernstein, and Tom Plumb. WOW. Oh, and I've been singing a few songs, too.
Time: 8:30 - 11:30
Maui Sugar Mill Saloon
18389 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91356
(818) 344-0034

Sundays continue on Facebook AND YouTube From La Crescenta, CA

Carmine's Country Corner


Most Sundays I'm at Carmine's Country Corner.

Guitar legend, Carmine Sardo hosts, frequently featuring an amazing guest artist or two.
The Wild Country Band is Carmine, John Palmer, Gary Swan, Bob Gothar, me, and frequent surprise guests.
This Sunday, January 7, I believe the great singer and harmonica player, Matt Lomeo will be Carmine's special guest. Tune in!

6:00 PM Pacific Time
The show streams live from 6 to 7 pm, but is available on Carmine's Country Corner website for the following week, or forever, whenever you have time and the inclination. See it on the world wide web!!

from Bob Smith Toyota in La Crescenta

Tune in live or find us anytime later in the week.
If you're searching, try here:

Monday, January 8th_ It's back!! Elvis is another year older and we celebrate at the Write Off Room in Studio City, CA

Address: 11502 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604
Phone: (747) 400-4156
Elvis's birthday party features a lot of acts, all doing songs that Elvis recorded sometime in his career. Could be hits, could be obscurities. Could be great, could be......oh, it will be great!

I'll play bass, do a couple of songs somewhere in the show, and back up quite a few of the more than 20 artists. Traditionally a non-profit event, the 2024 Elvis Presley Birthday Bash will donate its proceeds to The Los Angeles Mission.

7:30 PM - ??
$25 - $45

Help us wish Elvis a Happy Birthday!!
This show may, in fact, be sold out. However, there may be some SRO tickets available or last minute cancellations.

Saturday and Sunday, January 27th and 28th

My pal, John David, is holding a Bluegrass Jam Camp. I'll be his assistant!!

Are you a beginning to intermediate bluegrass player? Do you want to feel more comfortable in a jam at a Bluegrass festival or a backyard gathering?

Check this out:
John David's Bluegrass Jam Camp
This is both fun (lots) and educational (also, lots)

Saturday, January 27th with I See Hawks In L.A. at DiPiazzas in Long Beach, CA

Time: 8:00pm.

Hawks back in Long Beach kicking off a new series with the incomparable John Surge and the Haymakers!
Address: 5205 Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach

Please remember to check with the venue to verify show information. If you drop by, say "Hi".

Bookmark this site for updates and details, and thanks for supporting live music. Remember, Weed and Water makes a great gift!

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