HI strangers! That’s me, mingling with some of Hoboken’s most amazing musicians. We’re getting ready for a Pete Seeger tribute show on the glorious Hoboken Waterfront on June 5th. If the first couple of rehearsals are any indication, it’s going… Read morePrepping for summer! (2014 edition)
Hah! You thought this blog was belly-up. I admit it, I’ve let it lie fallow for over a year, but I have such a jam-packed calendar coming up that I just had to write it all down… which means y’all… Read moreSummer 2013
And now for a complete change of pace: The Gordys! I LOVE doing these shows. The rehearsals leading up to them can be murder (and I apologize to the whole band for losing my cool more than once), but the… Read moreThe Gordys at Sinatra Park, Thursday, August 11
My summer calendar is really filling up, now the Lemons have some dates in PA as well! April 9: The Fuzzy Lemons at the Autism fund-raiser at the Rue School, Hoboken April 10: TFL at Congregation Beth Elohim, Brooklyn April… Read moreMore Dates!
It’s summer in Hoboken, and that can only mean one thing: The Gordys are on the loose! That’s right, the Mile-Square City’s hottest Klezmer outfit did its thing again this year at Sinatra Park, and as always, it was a… Read moreThe Gordys at Sinatra Park, Thursday, June 24
Ah, the legendary annual Shipyard concert. I won’t bother repeating a lot about how great these shows are; you can read last year’s entry and get a good idea of the crowd and the energy. This year there were a… Read moreThe Fuzzy Lemons at Shipyard Park, Tuesday, June 22
A typical week in the life of the Fuzzy Lemons can include anywhere from 75 to 200 e-mails. Buried in among the discussions of set lists, copyright issues, technology, marketing and general hoo-ha are actual announcements of gigs that we’ve… Read moreGearing up for spring and summer concerts!
[Concert number three, band number three…] Once again, the Gordys dodged bad weather and slogged through last-minute rehearsals to pull another delightful sunset show out of our collective hats. This year’s line-up: Howard Olah-Reiken: electric and acoustic guitar, vocals Adam… Read moreThe Gordys at Sinatra Park, August 6
The Fuzzy Lemons have booked a BUNCHA gigs in the last few days, which is nice. I hope it keeps up! Here’s my music schedule (not counting all the private birthdays and Music Together classes I’ll be doing): July 12:… Read moreSummer and Fall Schedule Filling Up!
Wow, the calendar has been gig-free for a few weeks, and I’ve neglected to check in! But that doesn’t mean nothing is happening. Last week, for example, The Fuzzy Lemons had a great session with Dan McLoughlin in our rehearsal… Read moreThings are picking up again