Music news!

On Sunday August 5 I’m on a plum of a house concert with a whole great lineup of other local acts. It’s a benefit for RAINN, an organization that provides services to survivors of sexual assault and abuse. 4-8pm in Alameda. More details here. 

On Saturday August 18 I’ll be at the Berkeley Humane Bark & Meow Around the Block event. I play at 11:15, but the event goes from 10-4. More details here. 

And for you lovely followers, I’ll admit I’m better at keeping Facebook up to date in these short-attention-span times. I’ve pretty much moved the party there. I also have a page on Reverb Nation with songs, videos and show listings. Come visit. And thank you, always, for supporting local music.

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Hello friends! I was lucky to be invited back to play music at THREE of my favorite places this summer.

Upcoming shows:

Sat 6/16, 10 am to noon
Sophie’s Cuppa Tea
With Graham Hill
The most elegant Chinese tea and the most miserable Americana songs.
All ages, no cover

Thurs 6/28, 8pm
The Fireside Lounge
A “best of” songwriter showcase with other local acts. I don’t know who they are yet, but there are usually some wonderful musicians here.
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Sat 8/18
Berkeley Humane Bark & Meow Around the Block
9th and Carleton Streets, Berkeley
Berkeley Humane’s pet adopt-a-thon. Music, food, and fur babies from 10am – 4pm. My time slot is TBD.
All ages, no cover

 

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I’ll be at the Back Room on November 5 for my friend Graham Hill’s CD release show. Russ Pollock and I will play an opening set, and bonus, I get to sing harmony with Graham’s band. The Back Room is a dreamy venue. I’m pretty excited.

Sunday, November 5, 3:00 pm
Graham Hill with Skye Alexander & Russ Pollock
The Back Room
$12 in advance, $15 at the door, no one turned away
Advance tickets here | cash only at the door
Facebook event listing

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I have 2 shows this weekend! Both in the morning and both free.

Saturday 9/9, 10 a.m. – noon
Sophie’s Cuppa Tea
with Graham Hill

Sunday 9/10, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Berkeley Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
Memorial Park, Albany, CA
Free admission, but there will be pancakes for sale. Bonus — the Almost Home band will play bluegrass from 9:30-11:30.

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Thanks to the DJ at Sweet Sunday Sounds for playing my song!

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I’m playing at Berkeley Humane’s Bark (& Meow) Around the Block this Saturday, August 19. Music starts at 10, I’m on at 11:15. Mary Cranley is going to join me on fiddle for a few songs, and you know you don’t want to miss hearing Mary.

After the set I will exercise supreme self-control and proceed directly away from the premises before I can adopt All. The. Puppies.

 

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I have 2 lovely lovely shows coming up!

Saturday, July 29, 10 am – 12
Sophie’s Cuppa Tea, Oakland
With Graham Hill
No cover

Saturday, August 12, 5-8 pm
House concert, Albany
Sets by Mike Glendinning, Jeff Zittrain, and me
Suggested donation

YOU GUYS. I made the top 10 on Reverb Nation AGAIN.  I’m not totally sure how that works, but if you were the one listening to my songs, thank you.

RN

There’s a new poster for the March 11 show!

The night is a benefit for The California Initiative, which is a pretty great group. Albert Einstein said: “Peace is not merely the absence of war but the presence of justice.” I like that this concert for peace is going to bring some money to people who work for justice.

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I’ll be back at the Fireside on March 11th alongside a whole bunch of actual talent in another Georgia Sam Concert for Peace.

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