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THE LAST MAN, PART TWO

THE LAST MANS LAST STAND The Last Man is dying by inches. He stares at the ceiling between naps, the bustle of a busy hospital around him occasionally causing him to jump and jerk out of uneasy slumber. His eyes, still bright blue after 96 and a half years of remarkable life, grow large as […]

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Jim Ratts and Kit Simon Join Jon on Tuesday for America’s Soul Live

We’re getting ready for a fantastic show on Tuesday, November 15 at the Olde Town Pickin’ Parlor in Arvada, CO. Jim Ratts (Runaway Express, the Wild Jimbos) and the Pickin’ Parlor’s own Kit Simon are joining Jon and the boys for a special night of acoustic music. Hope you can check inNovember 15 ASL – […]

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Jon at Barbed Wire Books in Longmont this Saturday

I’m really looking forward to playing at this wonderful venue in Longmont, CO this Saturday at 7:00. It’s a great bookstore, and great concert venue, as well. If you’re in the area, please plan to drop by and hang out for awhile. More info at the attached URL…or feel free to e-mail, contact Jon. Hope […]

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September 20 ASL – It’s gonna be a beaut!

America’s Soul Live continues this fantastic season with guitar god Raul Reynoso and songster deluxe Nancy Cook joining Jon and the boys on Tuesday, September 20. Remember tocall the Olde Town Pickin’ Parlor for reservations or you might be left outside that big ol’ plate glass window looking in! Hope to see you there…..

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Bikers Ride to help Flight 93 Memorial

A fantastic experience this evening. I was invited to attend a function hosted by the Rocky Mountain Harley Owners Group (RMHOG) at Rocky Mountain Harley Davidson in Littleton, CO, welcoming Ride With the 40, a group of bikers travelling cross-country to raise funds for the Flight 93 National Memorial. RMHOGs director Shad Adams asked me […]

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Memories Reach Millions of Miles

Memories Reach Millions of Miles – Now on You Tube and jonchandler.com Songwriting is an always arduous, sometimes rewarding, and ultimately subjective exercise. A few years ago, I characterized it in my song Be On My Way like this: Two hundred words, spaced in a row/enough to ignore, too much to let go/thats all there […]

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I have a very cool show coming up on Friday, August 19 in Palmer Lake, CO. I’ll be joining my Detroit-based friends Jami...

I have a very cool show coming up on Friday, August 19 in Palmer Lake, CO. I’ll be joining my Detroit-based friends Jamie-Sue Seal and John Latini in concert at the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts. Jamie-Sue and John appeared on America’s Soul Live last year, and the audience loved ’em. They’re touring Colorado again […]

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Jon joined by Mike Fleming & Willie Hammond on Aug. 16.

America’s Soul Live just keeps getting better. On Tuesday, August 16 at 7:30, Jon & the boys are joined by one of America’s finest songwriters, Mike Fleming, and one of Colorado’s most interesting young songsters, Willie Hammond. Willie’s jazzy/folk keyboard-based tunes (with lyrics from her mom, Yvonne), Mike’s compelling Americana compositions, and Jon’s nuevo-cowpoke musings […]

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Jon Performs in Elizabeth, CO this Saturday. JonChandler & Barry Ward in concert.

I’ll be in Elizabeth, CO this Saturday with my pal Barry Ward for a great concert series put on by Coyote Creek Concerts for the Elbert County Music and Arts folks. This is my first Coyote Creek concert, but I’ve heard nothing but raves from the folks who have played it. For those who are […]

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Ernie’s Big Show!

Ernie Martinez is an incredible musician and super-sideman who’s helped define my music over the past dozen years or so, and who has become an indispensible part of the America’s Soul Live series. He’s stepping out of his sideman role for an evening at Swallow Hill in order to introduce his new CD, Blue Range, […]

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