The Crazy Daysies did the first fundraiser for their 2018 charity of choice Swamp Haven on Thursday. Supporters, otherwise known as ‘swampytonkers’, love animals, and that was evident in the generous donations. Continue reading “First Swamp Haven fundraiser brings beds, food, and funds for pups”
Have you written a Christmas song? Maybe you should. Continue reading “For indie musicians, Christmas songs have long shelf life”
We are frequent ‘road trippers’ because of out of state family and because of the Daysies’ travel schedule, so I’ve learned a few things along the way.
I thought I’d share my travel tips. Some are familiar and some are unfamiliar, but they have served us well. First, there’s the obvious. Continue reading “Familiar and not-so-familiar travel tips for the holidays”
Depeche Mode isn’t technically an indie band, but the UK group known for its electronic music is a lesson in learning for any band aspiring to break out of the pop culture abyss.
Depeche hasn’t chalked up first place on US charts, but Bloomberg News said the band “is selling more concert tickets than the biggest pop stars in the world.” Step aside, Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars.
What’s the secret? Continue reading “Depeche Mode capitalizes on Deadheads model”
Every year I swear we will manage holidays better, and every year I fail. With Christmas approaching, our calendar is full of gigs, social events, and gatherings.
Most years we kick off Christmas on a quiet note. My husband and I decorate—well, I decorate and he assists with the hard stuff—and then we make coffee and a snack and walk around looking at our Christmas décor. We might watch a Christmas movie.
This year, our quiet moments were interrupted by a feathery visitor. Continue reading “As holiday rush begins, Christmas Bird comes to visit”