Live from Ja’Ville set to restart on Thursday

I admit I’ve missed the Crazy Daysies’ Facebook Live From Ja’Ville for the last two weeks. This summer has been a pretty zany experience, with our family pivoting frequently to deal with life issues. Add to that the Daysies’ return to the real world stage for various shows, and things have been a bit topsy turvy. Continue reading “Live from Ja’Ville set to restart on Thursday”

‘March a Mile in Their Boots’ will shine light on suicides in military

Florida native Tara Broocks has organized an effort that is part of a national initiative to raise awareness about preventing suicide among members of the military and veterans.

On Saturday, July 25, supporters of members of our military will ‘March a Mile in Their Boots’ to call attention to suicides among military members. The plight of those who take their own lives and the sheer numbers are a real eye opener. In September, 2019 the US Dept. of Defense published data in a report focusing on prevention. Just how bad is the problem?[Content continues after break and photo]
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Facebook ‘Live from Ja’Ville’ tonight: A Decade of the Daysies

Special Announcement

Update: You can now watch the video of the live show. It was really nice seeing folks from all over who enjoy the Daysies’ music.

On Thursday, July 16, Rebecca Day and Jennifer Day Thompson who perform as The Crazy Daysies will mark a special date. This is the tenth year performing, with Rebecca starting out solo and Jenn joining her as a duo a couple years later.

The show begins at 6:30 PM (EDT) when ‘Live from Ja’Ville’ begins on Facebook Live.

The Daysies will debut a new song, draw for special giveaways including some donated by Indie Art South, and make announcements about upcoming events.

Tune in and weigh in on the comments.

For this band mom, it’s been quite the journey as I often traveled with them to help with trivialities and serve as roadie. It has been a wild ride.

Read more about what the Daysies are up to on their Facebook page.

The Crazy Daysies 10th Anniversary show 'Live from Ja'Ville
Image used with permission; The Crazy Daysies.

(Kay B. Day/July 16, 2020)

Award-winning band releases one member’s new song and ‘Traveling Road Show’

Bands across the country are coping with Coronavirus mandates. One award-winning band in Michigan got creative in a new kind of way.

An email from Paradise Outlaw guitarist and vocalist Kevin Langeland summed up what so many indie musicians are experiencing right now—“Bars are shut down—again.” Langeland, like others, misses performing and practicing. Undaunted, Langeland poured his heart into a new solo song. Then his girlfriend inspired a new idea. Continue reading “Award-winning band releases one member’s new song and ‘Traveling Road Show’”

Live music and fireworks ready to help you celebrate Happy Birthday, USA in Jax

The Coronavirus may still be suppressing our normal lives, but the good news is live music still lives in Jacksonville. There are plenty of options for hearing music stream directly to the comfort of your backyard or family room, or for heading out to grab a cold one and listen in person.

Music starts on Thursday, July 2 and goes right through the weekend. Unlike other cities, Jax will also feature fireworks displays, and instead of centralizing those  displays at one location, they’ll be held in different areas around this sprawling city. Continue reading “Live music and fireworks ready to help you celebrate Happy Birthday, USA in Jax”