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The girls, Trish Burke Manser, Tricia Freeman, and I, along with our fantastic band mates Brian Pothier, Buzzy James, Jorgen Ingmar, David Weeks-Wynne, Jon Grillo, and Dave Goode are at it again! We will be rocking the Gaslamp in Long Beach on April 8th with our third "Women Who Rock" show. We sure hope you can make it, cuz damn, we had a blast the first two times! You can go to Gaslamptix.com and get your tickets. Please call for reservations: 562-596-4718. $20 Pre-sale, $25.00 at the door. Doors open at 6pm. Special guest, Jennifer Corday, will be opening the evening with an acoustic set at 7pm. We take the stage at 8pm. See you there!
I am so happy to be associated with the Women’s Journey Foundation, and excited to be involved in this year’s production of Making HERStory on March 12th.
The Women’s Journey Foundation has been lifting up women and girls of all ages through education, empowerment and engagement for many years now. Their work is so important and has made a positive difference in so many lives.
This year, Making HERStory will be celebrating women in music history, in a fascinating, enlightening and entertaining musical that showcases the important contributions women have made in the world of music. I will be performing musical portrayals of Joan Baez, Alanis Morrisette, Shania Twain, and Carole King.
The show will be held at Campus Jax (3950 Campus Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660) on Sunday, March 12th. There will be two shows that day. Matinee @ 1pm, Evening @ 6pm. You can get your tickets here; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/making-herstory-celebrating-women-in-music-history-tickets-526040610627
Hope to see you there! And thank you for supporting The Women’s Journey Foundation. And Making HERStory.
The 19th Annual Orange County Children's Book Festival invited Brian Pothier and I to perform on October 2nd, on their “Entertainment Stage.”
Last year, a co-founder of the Orange County Children’s Book Festival, Pat Burns, asked me to write a song to accompany an important new learning initiative called “STEAM: Race to Space Reading Challenge” (STEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics). So, I enlisted the help of my better half, John Diggins, and we wrote a song we called “Read, Read, Read.” It was a hit with the STEAM team, and Pat asked us to perform it at this year’s Book Festival.
You can check out our song, which was produced and recorded by Brian, here: https://www.readsteam.org/teacher-resources And ya gotta check out some of the authors, illustrators, filmmakers, actors, scientists, engineers and entertainers that participated in this year's festival: https://www.kidsbookfestival.com.
It was fun to open for this super cool all-female Country/Americana quintet “Mustangs of The West” on August 10th at Campus Jax in Newport Beach. They featured songs from their album “Time,” which was released on Blue Elan Records during the lock down, and songs from their newest double album on KZZ Music with a release later this year. This show was cancelled in 2020 and I was excited that they asked me back.