LOMA (Lincoln Open Mike Acoustic) is monthly, on the 2nd Monday (3rd if holiday, closed Jul & Aug), 7 - 10 pm. Players sign-up there or pre-register at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Lincoln Library's Tarbell room, 3 Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA (near 5-corner intersection with Trapelo Rd). Admission is FREE.
Oct 17, 2016 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Kirsten Maxwell will feature, kirstenmaxwell.com
Oct 19, 2016 (Wed.) Cambridge, MA -Dance Freedom
I’ll be performing songs 8:45 to 9:15 pm during the middle break at this dance event, dancefreedom.com.
Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge, MA
Nov 14, 2016 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Charlie Ortolani will feature, facebook/charlesortolani
Dec 12, 2016 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Jackson Gillman will feature, jacksongillman.com
Rich’s “Semi-Viral” YouTube videos:
Yellow Rubber Ducks with 68,500+ views, retells the 10 year journey of 29,000 rubber ducks from the mid-Pacific Ocean to the US Atlantic seaboard via the Arctic sea.
Jetman with 8,000+ views, gives homage to Yves Rossy, who flew across the English Channel and more recently over the Grand Canyon using a jet-pack.
Rich’s recent YouTube videos:
What Bathroom Should I Use bemoans the plight of discriminated minorities due to North Carolina's HB2 bathroom law.
Till You Went Away is a poignant song performed at the SAMW camp in July 2015 with backing from David Surette and Susie Burke.
Donald Duck Umbrella offers a good-natured take on clutter in our lives and homes,
Fukushima commemorates the 3/11/11 calamity there and some bizarre plans to handle the ongoing damage.
Let My People Go humorously recaps of the Exodus story told in 3 short minutes.
Put The Guns Away makes a heart-felt appeal for gun control.
The LOMA open mike was video recorded in January and the first half including my opener can be accessed via the link, vimeo.com/34846034. The second half, starting with the wonderful feature by Fiske & Herrera, is accessible via vimeo.com/34850959
Two other of my recent songs (“Geneva Waltz” and “Forgiveness”) are accessible via the URL vimeo.com/37068194, at around minute 40. That’s Kenny Selcer on guitar and Brent Clark on bass backing me.
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