Eight simmering Indie tunes perfect for summer doings

Whether I’m doing my daily walking laps or just sitting on the deck, music makes everything better. I have some favorite tunes perfect for poolside listening or for any other outdoor activity. Naturally I chose one of my daughters’ songs, but it is a perfect summer tune. Every song on this list is indie made and better than 99 percent of the canned tunes you hear on the radio. Continue reading “Eight simmering Indie tunes perfect for summer doings”

What do churches have in common with Florida bars during COVID-19 shutdowns?

A headline at one of Jacksonville’s TV network websites announced, “Florida’s top regulator looking at how to open bars safely.” This offers a slim margin of hope to indie musicians who play in bars where no food is served along with alcohol. Those bar owners are, I suspect, barely hanging on right now. I couldn’t dismiss the irony here. Churches in other states now have something big in common with Florida bars. Continue reading “What do churches have in common with Florida bars during COVID-19 shutdowns?”

Florida novelist’s book perfectly fits the Coronavirus phenomenon

Book Cover 'The Pewter Scarab'Florida musician Justin Hyler has done something not uncommon in the creative sphere. Hyler has crossed into another genre, writing, and he released a timely novella in late January. ‘Timely’ is an understatement when it comes to the story’s central theme, considering the rampage of the Coronavirus around the globe. Continue reading “Florida novelist’s book perfectly fits the Coronavirus phenomenon”

Silver Linings: Coronavirus led us to Ja’Ville and new creative projects

(L to R) Jenn Day Thompson, Rebecca Day/The Crazy Daysies photo by Mike Hamilton, This Guy Multimedia
(L to R) Jenn Day Thompson, Rebecca Day/The Crazy Daysies; photo by Mike Hamilton, This Guy Multimedia.

I’ve already written about adjusting to this self-quarantine now that the Coronavirus is sweeping our country. Being accustomed to a fairly hectic schedule, I’m not the only one in my family adjusting. Ironically from this horrible crisis, some good business ideas are springing forth. Continue reading “Silver Linings: Coronavirus led us to Ja’Ville and new creative projects”

‘Ambassador of Rock ‘n Soul’ announces March 31 Facebook Live

image of Billy Buchanan from Facebook public page
Image of Billy Buchanan from Facebook public page @billybmusic.

Billy Buchanan is one of those musicians with a unique voice you will remember. The ‘Ambassador of Rock ‘n Soul’ just announced a Facebook Live show for March 31. Continue reading “‘Ambassador of Rock ‘n Soul’ announces March 31 Facebook Live”