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NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 115. Oakland, CA. (May 19th, 2012)

DAY 115. Oakland, CA.  (May 19th, 2012)  Tonight I will play at Farley’s East – it is a cool coffee shop in downtown Oakland. The venue has two floors and two other bands will be performing tonight.  I’m psyched. The Bay Area has some serious positive energy about itself. LOVE IT!

NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 104 Oakland, CA (May 10th, 2012)

DAY 104 Oakland, CA (May 10th, 2012) I can’t stop smiling. I went to the copy center to make some flyers for my show next week and had the sweetest conversation with the woman working there and a customer who was making copies of her driver’s license.  The customer could not figure out how to...
NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 95 Los Angeles, CA  (May 1st, 2012)

NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 95 Los Angeles, CA (May 1st, 2012)

DAY 95 Los Angeles, CA  (May 1st, 2012) The show was fun. I loved the sound at Room 5 Lounge. Lots of friends – old and new came out.  I got “high” from singing.  That happens to me most of the time when I make music.  I get brought somewhere else and a lightness occurs...

NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 93 Los Angeles, CA. (April 29th, 2012)

DAY 93 Los Angeles, CA. (April 29th, 2012)  Today I had dinner with my friend Judi at her home in Hollywood.  She told me about people in the entertainment business that she thought were really making a difference in the world.  Judi is an amazing person herself.  She started her own cause marketing firm and...
NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 91 Los Angeles, CA (April 27th, 2012)

NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 91 Los Angeles, CA (April 27th, 2012)

DAY 91 Los Angeles, CA (April 27th, 2012)  Today I took a break from my music licensing project and walked to the top of Runyon Canyon in Hollywood.  It was a good two hour walk round trip from where I am staying. The view was gorgeous and I was so grateful to get to know...

NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 83 Portland, OR (April 19th, 2012)

DAY 83 Portland, OR (April 19th, 2012)  This show was a whirlwind.  My brother and I drove from Seattle to Portland on a rainy Thursday morning to arrive at a cool pizza bar in downtown Portland called the Mississippi Pizza Pub.  It was raining like nobody’s business but I mean I could barely see the road...
NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 72 Seattle, WA (April 8th, 2012)

NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 72 Seattle, WA (April 8th, 2012)

DAY 72 Seattle, WA (April 8th, 2012) Tonight I performed at the Seamonster Lounge in Wallingford.  It being Easter my brother and I decided to have an Easter Egg Hunt at the show.  We bought colored plastic eggs and put chocolates inside.  He hid them all around the club and once I started to play...
NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 69 Rochester, NY (April 5th, 2012)

NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 69 Rochester, NY (April 5th, 2012)

DAY 69 Rochester, NY (April 5th, 2012) Tonight I played at a coffee shop/wine bar in the downtown area of Rochester, NY.  Rochester (my hometown) of course is one of my favorite places to play.  After the show a woman said to me – “I liked it. Thank you.  You brought me to where you...

NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 62 Winston-Salem, NC (March 29th, 2012)

DAY  62 Winston-Salem, NC  (March 29th, 2012) Tonight I played at Swaim’s Bar, which totally felt like the Cheers bar of Winston-Salem and I absolutely loved it.  I played two hour long sets outside on their back deck.  They had a BEAUTIFUL guitar amp that they let me use which gave me quite a thrill:) ...
NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 60 Winston-Salem, NC  (March 27th, 2012)

NOT AT WAR Tour: DAY 60 Winston-Salem, NC (March 27th, 2012)

DAY 60 Winston-Salem, NC  (March 27th, 2012) I will spend the next 10 days at a spiritual community here in Winston-Salem, NC called the Human Service Alliance.  I will perform for this community as well as several performances in the city of Winston-Salem.  Today I have been thinking a lot about sharing…I think/hope my musical karma...
Video: "Naranjas" by Marye Lobb and "Blackbird" by John Lennon & Paul McCartney. LIVE at the Birchmere in Washington, D.C. opening for the David Bromberg Big Band

Video: “Naranjas” by Marye Lobb and “Blackbird” by John Lennon & Paul McCartney. LIVE at the Birchmere in Washington, D.C. opening for the David Bromberg Big Band

I was so honored to have the opportunity to open for David Bromberg and his big band at the famous Birchmere in Alexandria, VA. What an incredible experience! Thank you so much David! You are your band are amazing!
Video: "Alice" by Marye Lobb. LIVE at the Birchmere in Washington, D.C. opening for the David Bromberg Big Band

Video: “Alice” by Marye Lobb. LIVE at the Birchmere in Washington, D.C. opening for the David Bromberg Big Band

This song “Alice” is on my second album NOT AT WAR. It is an original song I composed about the loss of innocence.