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smiles and miles

have not blogged in a while. life is good. just finished a great one day folk alliance conference. will be in austin in late september for swrfa.irish fest and boulders big hootenanny are coming up. also excited about playing a gig with jack hadley on aug 4th at The 29th Street Series in Boulder opening for 'Something Underground" Many other great gigs!! signed my first every record deal with "Any and All Records"...just waiting for the money to roll in for all of us :) Happy Summer Trails. I have been writing a bunch so new songs for the fall winter recording cycle! Hope to make it back to the Midwest Michigan/Ohio/Indiana this fall as well as the Texas trip. CD continues to get great radio play all over!! In big rotation at Way High Radio in Ward :) loving it

December Thoughts

Howdy Folks and a big thqank you to all the folks buying the new CD on CD Baby, I Tunes and elswewhere on the web. I am so grateful getting very good airplay all over Europe particularly in The Netherlands and England Ireland. Doing a bit of "woodshedding" and playing a few holiday partys. Have 6 new tunes getting ready to be recorded in demo form in Jan/Feb!!

LA Music Examiner review by Will Phoenix

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Moonlight Highway tune selected for local cable TV show

Kevin Dooley theme song for " Around Town " TV series Comcast Cable Channel 8 Longmont . Sponsored by GoTVWeb.com The Longmont Cable Trust and Live Music at Larry's Guitar Shop. " Love's Been Linked to the Blues" plays at about 5 minutes in the show for the Longmont Happenings Music List at Oscar Blues and Larry's Guitars Concert Listings. Great sound Kevin

Thanks No Depression The Roots and Americana Authority

Thanks to No Depression for featuring "ferryman" on the show today!! Whta a great site and community!...also a big thanks to Oasis Disc Mfg....they are the best and most professional outfit going for your CD needs. They just did the new CD and have been great and solved any issues that arose,as they will. Cannot recommend them highly enough!!

Radio Play!!

Thanks to KBCO for playing the CD on last nights local edition. Also getting regular play at KGNU.KRFC ,soon at KUNC (call them :)) and online at Redstone Radio Lyons and Folk Alley and soon Festival Radio.Thanks to Rocky Mountain Music Network for their support getting it heard on the Western slope as well.

new CD coming to shows in Colorado soon!!

Oasis is doing a great job with production and looks like they will ship CD's next Friday so i wil have them at shows very soon. Wheels are in motion and "Moonlight Highway" will also be available soon on CD Baby,I Tunes, Amazon,Rhapsody,Spotify and more,,,,,and also of course in my store here on Reverb Nation

mixing phase for moonlight drive

getting ready to start the mixing phase for moonlight drive and looking like we are on schedule for a late may early june release. just posted a benefit on may 14 for my deqar friend danny cribby,science teacher battling a horrible diesease. at th beautiful Dicken Opera House..more info posted on the schedule section. looking forward to st pattys with my trio "parting glass" up at marys lake lodge next thursday and a fun listening room show at larrys guitars next friday the 18th. very intimitate and yes my friends "canned goods" the long version will get played that night and also "kerouac tree" .....see ya soon...also a rumor that the irish band will be doing a rollicking version of princess and the frog on st pats....hope se see you soon. thanks for all the support

ooops working too hard new CD is titled Moonlight Highway :)

Been in the studio just a little too much. Title of the new CD is Moonlight Highway NOT Moonlight Drive......other than that i got it right. Artwork is now happening out in Capistrano Beach at AscentMarketing by the fantastic Al Haeger...

the new CD "Moonlight Drive"

This will be Kevin's 9th Recording project.Original tunes a couple of Trad. re arrangement and some great covers that have been on the setlist for 20+ years. Very live,old school feel. Recorded deep in the woods outside Nederland Colorado. (Not Caribou Ranch). Features Kevins strong rhythmic and unique guitar style (playing in DADGAD). Compliment by an amazing group of frinds and fantastic musicians like " Gurf Morlix (Austin,TX) Electric Guitars,Pedal Steel (Lucinda Willams and many more...living ledgend :) :John Magnie (Fort Collins,CO) Hammond B-3 , Accordian,Harmonys (the subdudes): Steve Amedee (Fort Collins,CO) Percussion and Harmonys (the subdudes) :Diego Voglino (Brooklyn NY) Drums (monster !!) : Eric Thorin (Lyons,CO) Upright Bass (Matt Flinner Band,Mollie O'Brien) : Jessie Burns (Lyons ,CO) Fiddle (Gaelic Storm) also on "Ferryman Track" Casey Driessen (Nashville,TN) Fiddle (Tim O'Brien Band and Steve Earle) . Bret Billings (Denver,CO) Sheerhorn Dobro,Pedal Steel on Shiver me Timber, A Showman's Life.Halden Woolford and The High Beams. recorded near Nederland Colorado at Todd Adelman's Completely Lost Studio. Looking at a Mid May Release. Just finishing the harmonys tracks and will start mixing on a newly refurbished Trident board,in a couple weeks. Will post some teasers when we get real mixs done!! I am estatic about this ...it is a true "record" interm of it's being design to be put on and listened thru. A variety of tunes and feel that shows the versatitlity a working musicnas needs to pay the rent and do what he loves. My freinds call me the grinder. I just keep on working and enjoying every gig as much as possible. All the best. It is beautiful on the Front Range of the Rockies today...light snow falling. St Pats a coming. Gigs at Nissis on Tuesday and Marys Lake Lodge with "parting glass trio" on St Pattys.!! happy trails keivn