This weekend we don’t have a summer show at CCA, but we’re making up for that with a show and a party next weekend. Awww yeah.
On the 19th we’re having the lovely Rachel Eckroth here to show us how to do a jazz show right. She’s done everything right, from Off Broadway to reggae and even a stint as a keyboardist extraordinaire for a 70’s teen idol. Now she’s draws her inspiration from her own life to create lyrics that really move you, and create the feeling that you and Rachel have been friends since kindergarten.
Her concert starts at 7:30 on the 19th, and it’s free, so you don’t have any excuses for missing this concert either. Plus, I’m there, and I’m always looking for people to hang out with!
To help keep your weekend amazing, come find me and some other fantastic CCA-ers at the Party On The Patio at Chester’s Harley-Davidson on August 20th from 11am-2pm. This isn’t a “bikers only” BBQ, so everyone can (and should) come, even if you get around in a vehicle with four wheels and don’t wear (much) leather.
The event is also free, but if you’d like to toss a couple bucks our way for our mad skills on the grills, we’d be much obliged. I’d even give you a high-five, if you want. Plus the Christopher Robin Band will be playing in the background, and to be honest, I’m not a big fan of Rockgrass (with the exception of JJ Grey and Mofro) but after listening to Christopher Robin, I really do like his sound, and hopefully he plays “Truth” at some point during the party.
Free show, free BBQ, possibilities of high-fives, what’s not to love?
I hope your weekend was wonderful and that you’re happy to get back to work this Monday morning. If either one (or both) isn’t the case, then a little Monday Mashup should be the cure for what ails you.
Bad Cactus Brass Band rocked on Friday night, and even brought a little surprise with them. In addition to their marching brass band, they had a gentleman by the name of Chris Pena on piano who was drop dead amazing.
Hot dang. Makes me wish that I stuck with my dream of playing piano, but moving on. If you didn’t catch Bad Cactus then here’s a clip of what you missed. (Also, I want to see a doctor’s note)
This weekend we don’t have a free summer show, but next weekend we’re really going to party. We have Rachel Eckroth coming on August 19th and then on August 20th with The Christopher Robin Band at Chester’s Harley-Davidson where yours truly will try not to catch on fire and help grill up all sorts of tasty goodness. Keep your eyes out for some more details as we get closer to August 20th.