In the last 48
hours our back yard has been transformed from a 12 inch deep snow field to a rain
flooded mud puddle and the temperature was near 60F today. The cross-country ski
tracks heading toward the woods have disappeared for the time being. That's OK,
because all the snow was lake effect and might as well be washed back into the water
table. The levels of the local lakes and streams are down, so a couple inches of
Gulf moisture rain will not harm us.
Our first show in February is on Friday the first, so we thought we'd better
let you know about the cool places we get to play in the next few weeks before January
comes completely to an end.
Friday the first we head for Ann Arbor and the Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tea Room.
nearby and enjoy the small coffee house atmosphere, then this is the show for you.
Casual and intimate with couches and tables and fun food and snacks to go with
some of their fine tea or coffee drinks.
9 will find us at one of the finest listening rooms in the country. The Pin Drop Concert series at Seven Steps Up in Spring Lake, MI is a wonderful place
for music. They've been showcasing wonderful talent from all over the country,
and we feel so lucky to get to play there again. The folks at Seven Steps Up foster
a true listening atmosphere and feature a full bar, too. If you're coming in from
out of town call the Spring Lake Holiday Inn (616) 846-1000 and ask about the concert
package. Advance tickets recommended.
On Saturday the 16th we hit
Mama's Coffee House in Birmingham, MI. In Folk Music,
Mama's, held at the Birmingham Unitarian Church, is one of those venues
that everyone really wants to play, and we are no exception. We're looking forward
to sharing the night with John Latini and Jamie-Sue Seal. Come on in for a real
Even though there
is still plenty of winter left, we're starting to book the summer months. If your
community has a summer concert series that you'd like to see us play, call up the
powers that be and request that they contact us. We'd love to play in your town
Check the schedule
below for more shows and more details. Drive safe, stay warm, and love your neighbor.
Ruth & Max