Atlantic Beach, FL. (Photo: Indie Art South)
We were on our way to Atlantic Beach—Rebecca was playing at Ragtime Tavern on Wednesday. We always leave way ahead of the gig for two reasons. Traffic and parking when we arrive.
Ironically Rebecca was concerned about a pleasant surprise.
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Looking for fun as the weekend opens? North Florida has you covered. From the beaches to Fruit Cove, there are plenty of options for leisure as Friday rolls in to deliver most of us from work for a day or two.
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The Crazy Daysies are in perpetual motion these days, and it’s hard sometimes even for me to keep up. They peppered me with questions when they were young. Now it’s me bugging them about venues, gig times, and paperwork. Summer will be busy, and I’ve already advised them to stock up on bug repellant for outdoor gigs in the South. It’s not just the music that has them hopping though.
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The Crazy Daysies (Photo: Joel Molotzak Photography)
It happens to anyone who plays music in bars. It may not happen often. But when it does happen, it’s memorable.
I could write a book about it. Talk to musicians and every one of them has a tale to tell. I’m reminded of the story about one of the most talented guitarists in the whole state.
Some guy in the audience was harassing this guitarist. Next thing you know, the guitarist was on that guy like a fly on honey, and trust me, it was no match. The guitarist is built like a linebacker.
Men and women are harassed at times. How do you deal with it?
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The Crazy Daysies performed for Hammock Wine and Cheese’s new banner reveal celebration. (L to R) Rebecca Day, Jennifer Day Thompson. (Photo used with permission)
Many musicians in Florida are acquainted with The Original Hammock Wine and Cheese bar in Palm Coast (FL). This boutique bar features indie musicians on a regular basis, and has done so for quite some time. Why do I call it a ’boutique bar’?
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