EDDIE FROM OHIO's APRIL 2019 EMAILER
HAPPY APRIL FOOL'S, EDHEADS
No trickery of pranks from us this emailer, but please mark your calendars for next year which is already booked: January 17, 18 & 19, 2020 for our annual return to The Birchmere. Should anything else get booked before then, we will be sure to post it on our website as well as our Facebook Page.
There are no EFO shows to report for April, but please read on for more EFO-related news...
EDDIE HARTNESS GETS ALL KINDS OF BUSY IN APRIL
Session drummer extra-ordinaire, Eddie Hartness is on serious call this month. Starting with this upcoming weekend, he joins a number of other Washington music scene luminaries to pay tribute to the best band out of Swindon, England, evah!... XTC. This will be put on by the finest tribute production company of them all, our good friends at Bandhouse Gigs. For details of this Saturday, April 6 show at The Barns of Wolf Trap, visit the website: https://www.wolftrap.org/calendar/performance/1819barns/0406show19.aspx?fbclid=IwAR0wcWHXMqKpY31VR9XdagLqhap0vgFqtXEkz3PEyuP1A0OXaKw2Dzvczv8
In addition, our old pals of Speidel, Goodrich, Goggin & Lille have called upon Eddie for their following gigs this month in Virginia:
4/11 SGGL w/ Lewis McGehee
Elevation 27, Va Beach, VA
4/12 & 13 SGGL w/ Tom Kimmel
The Tin Pan, Richmond, VA
4/14 SGGL w/ Tom Kimmel
The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA
MICHAEL CLEM KEEPS GIGGIN' IN APRIL THROUGHOUT CENTRAL VA
ALSO TEACHING SONGWRITING CLASS AT FRONT PORCH STARTING APRIL 23
EFO's Michael Clem is doing these things in APRIL
We/3 Susie & The Pistols @ King Family Vineyards, Crozet VA 5-8pm
Sa/6 duo w/Rusty Speidel @ Knight’s Gambit Vineyard, Charlottesville VA 5-8pm
Sa/13 duo w/Andrew Green @ Virginia Distillery Co, Lovingston VA
Sa/20 trio w/Rusty Speidel & Paul Rosner @ First Colony Winery, Charlottesville VA 1-4pm
Fr/26 Susie & The Pistols @ Glass House Winery, Free Union VA 6-9pm
Sa/27 Susie & The Pistols @ Batesville Market, Batesville VA 6-9pm
Su/28 duo w/Rusty Speidel @ Picnic at Pea Ridge/PACEM benefit 2-5pm
Th/May 2 Michael Clem Trio @ Castle Hill Cider, Keswick VA 6-8pm
& Mondays @ The Local, Charlottesville VA (Belmont) for Cville Songwriter Night 9-11pm
Details for all MC shows at http://michaelclem.com/events/
Also as announced last month, Clem will be teaching a Songwriting Class at Charlottesville VA's Front Porch - four 1 hour group sessions beginning April 23 - Tuesdays 7pm. SPACES ARE FILLING UP! For more information and how to enroll, visit https://frontporchcville.org/event/36522/2019-04-23/?fbclid=IwAR06Fyz9mvUOmkSGoF7ip6WKMk6DTR0KYs33Hd8yY2nNd3oeG92z2zWZPQc
Also, check out the Susie & The Pistols website, complete with videos. https://susieandthepistols.com
Lots of show details & information there
Available at CD Baby, iTunes & Amazon.com
Follow Michael Clem on Twitter @JFishMusic
LIKE MICHAEL CLEM MUSIC
Finally, all kinds of Clem Swag is available at
Red Bubble's Michael Clem Page http://www.redbubble.com/people/michaelclem/works/18630649-clem-swag?ref=recent-owner
ROBBIE SCHAEFER RETURNS TO SIGNATURE JUNE 25-30
Coming in late, June, Robbie returns to the stage where he launched his original "Light Years" musical last year, for a special musical series entitled "Blowin' in the Wind: Folk-Rock in America" at Signature Theater, June 25-30.
Robbie Schaefer (Light Years) and others host an evening of folk-flavored music with an electric rock beat. Enjoy the lyrical storytelling and guitar melodies of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Neil Young, Tom Petty, James Taylor, Carole King, Paul Simon and some of Robbie’s original songs.
Here's the website for more info and tickets: https://www.sigtheatre.org/events/2018-19/blowin-in-the-wind-folk-rock-in-america/
Also, check out his recently revamped website
Miss the tunes from LIGHT YEARS? They're all just waiting to be whispered into your ear.
Robbie Schaefer's Sounds Like Home: Songs From Light Years is a collection of songs from his forthcoming musical, Sounds Like Home features Jake Armerding (Eddie From Ohio) on fiddle and Daniel Clarke (kd Lang, Ryan Adams) on piano. The CD is now out and will be available at the upcoming performances.
Check out Robbie's OneVoice community by clicking http://www.onevoicecommunity.org/ OneVoice
His Music Facebook page
EFO LATE FRIEND DAVE GLASER'S LAST CD AVAILABLE ON CD BABY
About a year ago, we lost our good musical friend David Glaser. Some of you may remember David's fine work with Lowen & Navarro - the gentle sweet man who dazzled with his guitar and soothed with his voice. The Annapolis-based performing veteran lost his battle with cancer, and left behind a lovely daughter, and an adoring mass of fellow musicians who loved the man and his work. A number of those musician friends bound together to help complete David's unfinished last work. "Caffeine/Nicotine" is now available on CD Baby, and we can't recommend it enough. Visit https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/davidglaser1
EDDIE FROM OHIO’S 1992 LIVE! AT THE BIRCHMERE CASSETTE RE-RELEASED!
Our first recording was a cassette - looong out of print, but it’s NOW AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD!
On April 14, 1992, EFO took part in the WAMA Crosstown Jam. Our multi-act showcase was at The Birchmere in Arlandria VA (its legendary 2nd location directly on Mt Vernon Ave, blocks from the current locale). The wonderful house sound engineer, Billy Wolf, honored our request to make a board tape of our set. We couldn't believe the results of his beautiful mix, and decided to make a cassette for sale at our shows - a tape we referred to as "The 6 Pack". We moved a whole bunch of units at 5 bucks each, and it marked the beginning of growing our audience around our original music, and not just our covers. It also marked the beginning of an incredible relationship with Billy, who essentially took us under his wing, mentored us, and worked with us in earnest in the studio (producing 8 albums!) as well as other live projects. BOOya, Billy!
This recording has been out of circulation for some time, but a recent discovery of a fairly clean copy inspired us to make it available again. Hear us in all our infant glory (two acoustic guitars & hand percussion -- as well as Robbie on some killer guirro on track 5).
Go back in time to the days of Robbie's fanny pack, Mike's mullet, Eddie's dashiki, & Julie's midi dress w/combat boots. No pictures, just audio. You'll simply have to "imagine us" while you listen.
EFO 3 SONG SET CAPTURED ON VIDEO IN NYC
While we were at the ever-hospitable City Winery in New York City, we partook in one of their fine offerings: an intimate live video, professionally shot and edited called “Cellar Sessions, One on One”.
See the results for yourself on our video page
EFO MUSIC ON THE INTERNET
All of EFO’s music is available for digital download at https://store.cdbaby.com/Search/ZWRkaWUgZnJvbSBvaGlv/0
Hard copies (what are left) are now only available at our live performances, but all digital downloads are available at CD Baby. iTunes, Amazon, and others.
EFO SHIRTS ARE BACK!!
All you Edheads who've been waiting to replace your EFO swag - well, now's your chance. Check outhttp://www.redbubble.com/people/eddiefromohio Red Bubble's EFO Site. Our good friend and master artist Oslo, has put up some past logos, and now you can design your own shirts, hoodies,even a cell phone case! Pick your color, pick your style, pick your logo - it's so easy and PayPal-friendly. See more from Oslo, at his website, http://oslographics.com
EFO SHOWS OF YORE UPLOADED FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE
Many shows have been uploaded to http://archive.org/details/EddieFromOhio.
Performances from all over the country at all different stages in our quarter century career.
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HOPE TO SEE YA IN 2019 !
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