Crazy Daysies trio to hit the ‘road’ with ‘Live from Ja’Ville’ on GetAMPED

*PLEASE SEE update below. 6/8/2020

Bands know what it’s like to be on the physical road, traveling from city to city for shows. With many cities canceling live music events, musicians are now traveling a different kind of road.

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Coronavirus lockdown sparks new feature for Crazy Daysies

Crazy Daysies poster used with permission
Image used with permission/The Crazy Daysies

Like every working band in the nation, the Crazy Daysies have gone from a full calendar of spring shows to zero shows because of the Coronavirus lockdown. Rebecca and Jenn were one of the first to go to Facebook Live to keep the music going. We all chose to self-isolate early on because of Jenn’s children and because of health issues for a beloved family member we didn’t want to be unable to see in person. That enabled Jenn to perform with Rebecca.

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Yippee-Fri-Yay! Weekly news roundup from Seinfeld in Carolina to Lil Duval in Atlanta

Scenic Amelia Island (Photo: Indie Art South)
Scenic Amelia Island (Photo: Indie Art South)

This is the first in what will be an ongoing weekly feature at Indie Art South, Yippee-Fri-Yay. Each Friday I’ll post a wrap on news of the week and things to do on the weekend. I tried this before and focused only on North Florida. Going forward, I’ve widened the scope to happenings and news around the South. First up is Lil Duval (Roland Powell) who is putting Jacksonville on the comedy map. Continue reading “Yippee-Fri-Yay! Weekly news roundup from Seinfeld in Carolina to Lil Duval in Atlanta”

In memoriam: Let us now praise the Daysies’ Yamaha Stagepas 500

It happened last night when Rebecca did music solo on the deck at Seven Bridges Grille and Brewery on Jacksonville’s southside. Just as she started a song, there was a pop. It was not a pretty pop. For a second, I thought she’d torched a guitar string. Then I saw the look on her face. Her first sound system, the one she bought when she started performing as a solo artist, had gone belly up. Continue reading “In memoriam: Let us now praise the Daysies’ Yamaha Stagepas 500”

Friday night in Fernandina Beach a cornucopia of music

Amelia Island is one of my family’s favorite places to go among the many places we enjoy here in Florida. The island’s historic charm blends with great places to shop, eat, and enjoy live music. This past Friday was no exception. We traveled up there to Fernandina Beach to hear live music at The Palace Saloon, but while we were there, we came across musicians performing in other venues. The first we encountered was Kevin Ski who was playing at The Salty Pelican where we’d gone to grab some supper. Continue reading “Friday night in Fernandina Beach a cornucopia of music”