NEW COVER | “That’s The Way The World Goes Round” (John Prine)

Happy Monday friends! In place of Music Monday this week, I wanted to share this video with y'all. I did a few songs at a local open mic last week with some great musician friends, and the host was nice enough to capture and share this song. If you read my blog frequently, you might [...]

Life Update: booking gigs, getting sick, & prepping for Christmas!

I can't remember the last time I was sick - that's how infrequently it happens. But here I am, sitting in my bed at noon on a Wednesday, when I would normally be at work, trying to make this day at least semi-productive, despite my achy muscle and swollen throat. Even though I'm not feeling [...]

Music Monday: seeing John Prine LIVE!

This past Saturday night, I got to see one of my favorite artists live in concert, and left feeling incredibly inspired. Industry-renowned, Grammy-winning country and folk singer/songwriter John Prine stood on that stage, at seventy-two years old, and gave a performance that was even better than I could have imagined. The show took place in one [...]

Music Monday: a day at Aiken & Friends Music Fest!

As I write this, bundled up in my bed with my windows open, my pumpkin & marshmallow candle burning, and my Halloween socks on, I feel like fall is finally upon us here in Virginia. This past week turned out to be quite busy for me, and this coming week is going to be even [...]

Music Monday: Post-Civil Wars John Paul White + my love for Margo Price

If you love The Civil Wars, then today's Music Monday is for you. Comprised of singer/songwriters John Paul White and Joy Williams, The Civil Wars were a critically acclaimed, Grammy winning indie folk duo. In 2008, White and Williams met at a Nashville songwriting workshop where they first wrote together and the magic began. Both had [...]

Music Monday: Maren Morris LIVE & Why She Inspires Me

Y'all, there is some serious girl power in today's Music Monday. Last week, I got to see Maren Morris in concert! For those of y'all that haven't heard of her, Maren is a Texas-born country singer/songwriter that also happens to have some killer vocals. She released her first major label album, Hero, in June 2016. [...]