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 email@example.com
Location: Lincoln Library's Tarbell room, 3 Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA (near 5-corner intersection with Trapelo Rd). Admission is FREE.
June 4, 2017 (Sun.) Concord, MA – The Old Manse
From 2 -5 pm, myself, backed by guitar ace Kenny Selcer,
will swap sets with Deborah Rocha. Under a large shaded tent, we’ll play
a mix of covers and originals at this lovely, historic setting, The Old Manse. FREE
Jun 12, 2017 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Alice Howe will feature, alicehowe.com
Sept 11, 2017 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Steve Pelland will feature, stevenpellandmusic.com
Oct 16, 2017 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Eleanor Buckland (from the Lula Wiles band) will feature, eleanorbuckland.com
Rich’s “Semi-Viral” YouTube videos:
Yellow Rubber Ducks with 82 ,000+ 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:
Billionaires Get Richer Every Day describes the scene in America under the Trump administration.
Dog Overboard recounts the fortuitous rescue of the dog Chesney from Nantucket Sound after jumping off a ferry.
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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