3 17 13 Great week of music and Happy St Patricks Day!!

Ben and I trading places

Tuesday (3/12) at the SKOB with Ben Hammond was great! got to jam on guitar and sing as well as jam on bass and drums. Tony Tyler, Dani Jaye and John Werner came down and we played a few Come Back Alice tunes. Wednesday (3/13) Come Back Alice at The Five Oclock Club was great as usual. 10-2 every wednesday and it ladies night! Thursday (3:14) at The Blue Rooster with Come Back Alice was awesome!! Dancers from this swanky new dance studio, Z’Alice came down to strut their stuff. So much fun to play drums to dancers. By the end of the night, Zavier, the owner, was breakdancing and was totally legit. throwing down some serious back spins and helicopters. Friday (3/15) at The Hard Rock with Deb Hunseder in Tampa was a lot of fun! Played percussion and got to sing and play guitar on a quite few tunes!

Today, March 17th 2013, is a triple!! My percussion troupe Boom Goes the Dynamite is at Twin Lakes Pavillion with Paul Duffy (Ben E King, Commitments) and a few bagpipers to kick off his all day St Patricks Day Festival.

Then we are all of to The Sarasota County Fair where The Drum Studio All stars take the stage at 3:15 on the Crackerland stage.

And finally later that night Come Back Alcie is at The Five O’clock club for a special Sunday night rock fest to honor the Irish in all of us!! Hope to see ya out there and happy St Patricks Day!!

Giving Hunger the Blues is next Sunday MArch 24th, 2013! please save the date.

3 6 13 Great week of gigs, recording and rehearsals!!

It’s been pretty amazing lately, and this week was like no other. Just finished up another 2 day session at Spirit Ranch Studio with Bud Snyder recording drums and drumset percussion for Jay Tinsley’s upcoming release.

Last weeks gigs with Come Back Alice were stellar. So satisfying to play drums in this project. Our 2nd gig at The Blue Rooster this past Thursday was a turning point for us as a band, I believe. The owner, servers and sound man love us and treat us so kind, feeding us plates of fried chicken. yum. Look for Come Back Alice at The Blue Rooster every other Thursday.

Saturday night March 2nd was a red letter day, and probably one of the best days ever! I have never seen the 5 o’clock club this crazy before!! The dance floor was full and poppin in the first set. And Sooo many people stopped in to say hello. Special shout out to Charles “Step”Steptoe. He was in the house and was genuinely impressed and I am deeply humbled.  His hootin and hollerin had me all fired up on the drums. I felt like I was playin for him!! He literally stood next to my kit the whole time and even hit my cymbal a few times with his walking stick. It was awesome!!

And now as I write this, I just finished up a rehearsal with Come Back Alice. Feels awesome to be working on a music project with a lofty common goal. I like the challenge. Things are looking up!

 

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2 22 13 Tonight!! Come Back Alice at Skippers Smokehouse in Tampa, FL

Sarasota will be in the house Rockin the SkipperDome Tonight!! Come Back Alice will be warming up the stage tonight for Tucci/Tolar Band!! Its gonna be a great show!! 🙂

Doors 7pm

Show 8pm

2 14 13 Drummin Tonight at The Blue Rooster w/ Come Back Alice!!

Happy Valentines Day Everybody!! This is Come Back Alice’ first show at this hip new joint in Sarasota florida, The Blue Rooster. Come check it out! Located on 5th next to Darwin’s.

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2 8 13 Great day to track drums at Spirit Ranch Studio with Bud Snyder.

More tracking done Friday on Jay Tinsley’s upcoming release. With Bud Snyder (Allmen Brothers) at the helm. Dani Jaye came out and layed down some mean cello tracks, too!! Was such a gorgeous day!!! Gig last night with Come Back Alice at D’Coy Ducks. 9:30 start. Gig today at  The Sunset Grill in Ruskin, Fl. 6:30 — Just another beautiful day in paradise 🙂

2 6 13 Drummin w/ Come Back Alice at The Five O’Clock Club Tonight!!

Its Ladies night at the “5”

10-midnight Ladies drink free wells and drafts. Come on down and get your funk on with Come Back Alice at The Five O’Clock Club!!