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Davey O with Betsy B 

Davey O is a fine singer-songwriter.  Great voice, wonderful stories and message.  Betsy B and friends started us off.

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Steve Smith with David Simpkins 

Our own David Simpkins (SVSA legend), backed up by the KGB, warmed up the stage for Steve Smith, fantastic blues songwriter.

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Sashimi Brothers 

A couple of the Panini Brothers ran into some scheduling difficulties, so Mike DeGiorgi and Larrry Sakayama invited me to join them for an in-the-round show instead.  Man, what fun!  Can't wait to do it again!

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Rough and Tumble 

Fantastic show by Rough and Tumble, with Britt Mistele leading off.

As an engineer, it's rare that I enjoy the chitchat between songs when I do these recordings.  I usually spend a lot of time editing much of it…

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Dollar and Walker (and change) 

Dollar and Walker graced the Third Street stage (named, in part, after Randolf Walker himself), along with drums and bass.  Katie Mitchel opened.

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Joy Tru with Bob Schmucker 

Hi Folks.  Joy Tru did her usual stupendous job of entertaining, enlightening, and astounding us with her voice, musical talent, songwriting, and technical chops.  Bob Schumucker opened.

SVSA Showcase 

Another fantastic SVSA Showcase! Two sets for four performers:

First Set: Mike Frankē, Larry Helms, Mike DeGiorgi, Mollye Otis

Second Set: David Simpkins, Greg Trafidlo, Josh Jones, Bob Schmucker

Shawn Byrne, Live at Third Street 

What a fantastic show at the Third Street Coffeehouse.  Nashville songwriter Shawn Byrne entertained us with his wit, humor, warmth, and talent.  And our very own Mike Pearrell got things started as the opening act!

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It’s REALLY Important

Start With Why 

reading a book called “Start with Why,” by Simon Sinek, bestselling author on books about leadership. You can find him on TED talks, as well. In this book, the author repeatedly comes back to the theme…