The Rhythm of a Saturday Night: Lambert’s, Saturday August 2

Posted on Jul 28, 2014
The Rhythm of a Saturday Night: Lambert’s, Saturday August 2

Let’s go play in the streetlights, baby, Let’s go out tonight The weather’s warm, and the radio’s blasting the Rhythm of a Saturday night. Those are the opening lyrics of a brand new song I’m working up with the band for the next record. It’s also a song we’ll be playing, this Saturday night, in […]

The one at the corner of time

Posted on Jul 26, 2014

Sending emails across the seas, across the internet, across the continental divide. Remember the days in the valley we spent throwing rocks across the chasm? Love lost is that window in your heart goes the song, in so many words. Just that open breeze and the occasional shadow passing through. I wrote a song, what […]

Haiku #73

Posted on Jul 22, 2014

running water fall water falling running fall water water, still

You gonna be a rock n roll star

Posted on Jul 15, 2014

You gonna be a rock n roll star You gonna be the best You gonna go far, gonna go far, man Gonna live in the infinite Yes You gonna be the one they love, man Gonna sing your songs and rise You gonna reach the skies above, man Gonna spread them wings and fly You […]

Falling in Love with Unreality

Posted on Jul 13, 2014

A man was eating shrimp and tortillas on the patio of the café, alone, reading Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s poem 20, the one about falling in love with unreality, a falling he knew, time and again. There was a band loading up their gear, sweaty, (the drummer had been standing on the kick drum a few minutes […]

Born in the USA

Posted on Jul 5, 2014

Outside where people smoke, occasional fourth of July flowers in the sky, dude comes up like he knows me, slaps my hand, “my n*igga, I got you, I got you n*gga.” He is wearing a shirt that says USA in red white and blue stars “you want a bump, let’s do it, right here, just […]

July 15 at Cheer Up Charlie’s: Justin Fallen and the Angels, Wild Bill, Jesse Woods, Jaeger

Posted on Jul 5, 2014
July 15 at Cheer Up Charlie’s: Justin Fallen and the Angels, Wild Bill, Jesse Woods, Jaeger

We’ve got us a show coming up. It’s gonna be a good one, the whole lineup’s worth checking out. Down on Red River, right in the thick of it. This is Austin music at its finest, a bit of a songwriter showcase, with the backing of some great bands. I’m looking forward to playing Cheer […]

You, Without a Name

Posted on Jul 2, 2014

I saw you in the club, You, without a name. I saw You making Love in the bathroom without shame. You were out there on the streets with cigarette in hand and in between the sheets of the party and the band. I saw You in the sewer drain, in rains from hours before, in […]