EDDIE FROM OHIO'S JUNE 2019 EMAILER
We trust everyone is getting off to a good start for Summer. Alas, there are no EFO bookings this season, but there is plenty of other activity to report for each beloved member. While Julie Murphy Wells hasn't been performing recently (though very busy in the classroom), she has still been getting her FestGirl on with another family outing to DelFest. Above, you see our lovely siren snuggling up to the event host, Del McCoury on his golf cart. Julie & fam rarely miss a DF, and she's come back raving about the amazing talent pouring off the stage (in particular, Billy Strings). Sadly, their favorite headline artist, Sam Bush, had to cancel at the last minute for surgical recuperation. As some of you know, the great Mr. Bush performed on past EFO studio recordings, and we wish him a speedy recovery.
As for the EFO dudes: Eddie drums with SGGL in Richmond, Robbie has a fine string of shows at the Signature Theatre at month's end playing a collection of originals and thoughtful covers celebrating "Folk-Rock in America". Mike is up to all kinds of musical activity in Central VA, while currently looking for interested house concert hosts (a number of shows are already booked for the Fall). Details on all three fellas' gigs are spelled out below.
There are no new EFO shows to report 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.
Please read on for more EFO-related news...
EDDIE HARTNESS DRUMS FOR SGGL IN RICHMOND THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 1
Session drummer extra-ordinaire, Eddie Hartness is back on the throne once again with our dear old friends, Speidel Goodrich Goggin & Lille. This a three band bill starting 3:30pm at River City Roll Bowling Alley in RVA. They will be joined by Run Old Hare & Blue Dogs.
For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/485071815646883/
ROBBIE SCHAEFER RETURNS TO SIGNATURE JUNE 25-30
At month's end, 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 Theatre.
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 Yearsis a collection of songs from his forthcoming musical, Sounds Like Homefeatures 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
MICHAEL CLEM's JUNE MADE UP OF TEACHING, PLAYING & HOUSE CONCERT HUNTING
EFO's Michael Clem is doing these things in JUNE
Teaching "Songwriting for Singer/Songwriters" every Tuesday @7pm for the month of June (info below on enrolling)
Fr/7 Michael Clem solo opening set @ The Front Porch, Charlottesville VA 8pm
Sa/8 Michael Clem solo @ Virginia Distillery Company, Lovingston VA 2-5pm
We/12 Michael Clem solo @ Stoney Creek, Nellysford VA 6-8pm
Th/13 MC solo set (many others, too) @ SONGS FOR POSITIVE CHANGE, Champion Brewery, Charlottesville VA 7-10pm
Th/20 MICHAEL CLEM TRIO @ Stinson Vineyards, Crozet VA 6-9pm
Fr/21 MICHAEL CLEM SOLO @ Glave Kocen Gallery, Richmond VA 8pm
a wonderful listening showcase -- be there! https://michaelclem.com/event/michael-clem-solo-glave-kocen-rva/
Fr/28 Clem Speidel & Rosner @ Glass House Winery, Free Union 6-9pm
Sa/29 The Rusty Nails @ Batesville Market, Batesville VA 6-9pm
Su/30 Susie & The Pistols @ Chisholm Vineyards, Earlysville VA 2-5pm
& Mondays @ The Local, Charlottesville VA (Belmont) for Cville Songwriter Night 9-11pm
If you're interested in enrolling in The Songwriting Class at the Front Porch starting June 4
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HOSTING A MICHAEL CLEM CONCERT IN YOUR HOME?
The response has been very positive so far with shows already booked & inquiries from Michigan to California.
Why not you?
Details for all MC shows at http://michaelclem.com/events/
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
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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