Category: Tres Blog

The Big Sound

RavenfeatherSummerGlory Be Dutch Holly has been traveling all over creation playing gigs as a duo for about four years now. We've played some great shows, some great gigs, (check out my post on Gigs vs. Shows), and we've played a couple not-so-great gigs in smaller bar/restaurants.  One thing I've observed over...

Tour of Least Resistance – 3 Weeks Before

It was not long after we decided on an itinerary that took us through Albuquerque, Amarillo, Tulsa, Memphis, Lexington KY, and Lewisburg WV, and then back again through each town, than we decided to change it. I've made extensive inquiries in each town and, so far, we have two dates...

Tour Of Least Resistance

Early this summer, Jen, Max and I had occasion to travel to Tucson for a couple of back-to-back gigs at Ermano's and then Sky Bar. Typically, when we have an intensive set of gigs out of town, we make other arrangements for Max since we usually don't have space for...

Why AZ Does Not Suck Episode 3

Phoenix Rising from the Ashes Jen and I sweated out a few years in Phoenix and witnessed the birth of what is now a booming downtown music scene. When we were there, the Roosevelt Arts District was just a kicking, screaming newborn gasping for air. Light rail was still a...

The Cursed Weekend

This weekend we had two shows booked: Borderlands Brewing Company in Tucson AZ on Friday April 17th, and the next night, tonight, at The Quarry in Bisbee AZ. This morning, Saturday April 18th, it has become abundantly clear that The Universe has summarily decided that we are not supposed to...

Why AZ Does Not Suck – Episode 2

Ghosts of Bisbee Jen and I spent some time roaming aimlessly around Arizona and once found ourselves in Bisbee, AZ.  Predictably, we loved it so much, we came perilously close to buying a hotel/saloon there. Though our co-investors were ready to spring into action, the hard reality of the lifestyle change it was going...