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.
Every so often I do an update here about what the girls and their fellow musicians are up to. It looks like 2019 will be another busy year, but we’re hoping for a little more space in between gigs than we had in 2018. Rebecca learned that four gigs in the span of a week makes for one tired musician.
If you work as a musician, you know how it is. You’ll have gigs on the book for a certain week, and a too-great-to-decline offer comes up. So you put it on the calendar. That happened quite a few times in 2018.
There’s also the busy work of running a small business. Rebecca does a good job and I help as I can, but the paperwork alone can be tedious. Music looks glamorous from the outside, but when you’re on the inside of it and doing it fulltime, it takes a lot of energy.
Today marks the release of a song inspired after a conversation with my daughters about standing your ground. I learned early on how vital it was to encourage my daughters to think independently and to never yield to peer pressure on something they didn’t agree with. (Article continues after video below.) Continue reading “My personal anthem is officially released: ‘Back Off’”
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