2018

UK Festivals with The Chancers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nashville, Kansas City and New York, February 2017

 

 

Me and my Nashville buddy and songwriting partner Tucker Bouler

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playing the British Underground Suite at Folk Alliance International

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Always have a guitar near the bed…

 

 

 

 

 

 

We can watch the Missouri river flow…

 

 

 

 

 

So honoured to meet legendary guitarist Danny Kortchmar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kansas City MO at night from a hotel window…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playing unplugged in the Folk Alliance First Timers Room…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photoshoot in a haunted house with photographer Matt Mayfield

 

 

 

 

 

Dressed up for Mardi Gras party…

 

 

 

 

 

The Lennon Memorial, Strawberry Fields, Central Park, New York

 

 

 

Paid my respects at the Dakota Building, New York…

 

 

 

 

 

Playing American Trash in New York…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recording American  Odyssey   2016 / 2017

 

 

 

Acoustic guitars at the ready…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Molly the studio dog gives me a pep talk before I record…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keyboard player Adam Whyatt knocks it out the park…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam likes what he hears during playback; Molly is not so sure…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slide on over here…

 

 

 

Jonny Miller shows how it’s done…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can never have enough mics on an amp…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expert fiddler, Jan Rowe does it in one take.

 

 

 

 

 

 

First session for American Odyssey, recording drums

 

 

 

 

Me and drummer Tim Bye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish Songwriting Retreat, June 2016

 

 

 

 

Dream team: writing with Chris Neil and Kim Richey in Spain 2016

 

 

 

My Italian songwriting partner, Valeria

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not a bad rehearsal space…

 

 

 

A cacophony of songwriters…

 

 

 

 

 

Kansas City, May 2016

 

Appearing on US breakfast TV singing Kansas City Won’t Let me Go

 

 

 

 

Driving CW’s 1957 Chevy pickup truck

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playing at Browne’s Irish Market Place KC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The craic was good at Browne’s

 

 

 

 

 

Couldn’t resist posing in front of this sign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playing live on KKFI Radio Kansas City MO

 

 

 

 

 

Kansas City house concert in the West Bottoms

 

 

 

 

 

Me and Shep watch the Kentucky Derby. My horse came second

 

 

 

Video Shoot for Restless Celtic Heart, February 2016

 

 

A Wandering Minstral in Dublin, Ireland

 

 

 

 

Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

Singing in the streets of Dublin…

 

 

 

 

 

US Tour 2015

 

Tootsies in Nashville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back from the Guitar Center, Nashville, TN with a brand new Martin guitar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Big Old Batman Building watching over me…

 

 

 

 

The Commodore in Nashville, TN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The steel horse I ride. I drove 11,000 miles in this Buick La Crosse

 

 

 

 

 

Reggie’s in Chicago

 

 

 

 

The Mighty Mississippi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evangeline’s in St. Louis

 

 

 

 

Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club KC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knuckleheads, KC

 

 

 

 

 

Barley Street Tavern in Omaha Nebraska

 

 

 

 

Advert for some English singer-songwriter in The Barley Tavern, Omaha, NE

 

 

 

A very chilled house concert in Des Moines, Iowa

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m going to Graceland… Memphis, Tennessee

 

 

 

 

Sun Studios Memphis, Tennessee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lestat’s in San Diego

 

 

 

 

 

Getting my feet wet in the Pacific Ocean in California

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Johnson’s final resting place, Greenwood, Mississippi

 

 

 

 

 

 

The infamous Dallas School Book Depository, Dallas TX

 

 

 

 

Cadillac Ranch – Amarillo, TX

 

 

 

 

FAME Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama

 

 

 

 

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

 

 

 

Playing at Swampers Bar, Muscle Shoals…

 

 

 

 

A teepee in Taos New Mexico – my bad for the night

 

 

 

 

My first baseball game at the Kaufman Stadium KC

 

 

 

 

 

Shootin’ stuff

 

 

 

 

 

The Black Rose Acoustic Society in Colorado Springs CO

 

 

 

 

 

The Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs, CO

 

 

 

Fiddler’s Dream Coffee House, Phoenix, Arizona

 

 

 

 

Sedona, Arizona

 

 

 

Get your kicks…

 

 

 

 

 

Back in Nashville at The Bluebird

 

 

 

 

 

Nashville 2014 

 

Playing the piano that Elvis played at RCA Studio B on Music Row, Nashville

 

 

 

A dream come true – performing at the Ryman Auditorium – for many years, home to the Grand Ole Opry

 

 

 

Songwriting, Nashville style – Writing with Scott from Iowa at the Nashville Songwriters Association on Music Row

 

 

 

Playing at the Fiddle and Steel in Downtown Nashville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hanging out at Bobby’s Idle Hour Tavern on Music Row

 

 

 

 

 

A baptism of fire in Nashville – performing in the famous Bluebird Café