A “Crazy-Making” Saturday
Okay… this is shaping up to be another “crazy-making” Saturday. I’m planning to share music with a few thousand of my closest friends at “The Hill” in Central Park this weekend. But I’ve been watching the radar and satellite imagery like a farmer for the past 30+ years… and Saturday is looking like one of those days that is impossible to forecast. I love it when the weather is perfect for us. And I’ve learned to have fun going LIVE online when we get rained out. BUT THESE “IFFY” DAYS MAKE ME CRAZY!!!
(Last weekend was great out there at “The Hill”. )
It was another “typically amazing” day. We’ll talk about when we get together LIVE on “It’s Just Us”.
“It’s Just Us”
Hey listen! We’re still hangin’ out LIVE twice a week. On Wednesdays, “It’s Just Us” goes LIVE at 4:00 (eastern). This coming Saturday, I hope I’ll see you at “The Hill”. We’ll also stream LIVE from there to all of our friends across the country and around the world. But if we get rained out, I’m thinking about doing another special evening edition. Check back and I’ll let you know. In the event of a rain-out we might go at 3:00. Or maybe we’ll do another “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” edition…. maybe around 7:00 0r 8:00 eastern. Like I said… CRAZY-MAKING!!!
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We sing together. We dance together. And we don’t even hafta leave our homes. Fun people from New York City, California, West Virginia, Maine, Missouri, Indiana, Long Island, The Netherlands, The UK, Spain, Estonia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Las Vegas, North Carolina, Arkansas, Maryland…
Thanks for being in the audience
Last year we took a run at a magnificent theatrical experiment and a lot of were a part of it… maybe the most important part. The audience. I assembled a cast of Tony Award winners, veteran actors, exciting newcomers… just incredible artists to do a LIVE online reading of this audacious script. (Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton, Jillian Louis, Teresa Reynolds, Jamal Thomas, David Andino, Paul Olson — stage directions read by Gretchen Cryer)
Looks like this play has found a few Creative champions to move it to Broadway, probably later this year. It will be my first on Broadway and kick the door open for a few other plays and musicals. I’ll let you all know!!!
After the reading that night we’ll all retreated back to my Facebook page for comments and discussion. It was very cool. Before that, during the height of the pandemic, we enjoyed a LIVE reading of my newest play “GREEN ROOM”.
Many of you know I’ve been making a transition from a Life as a songwriter to a career as a playwright. I feels like the time is right to sit in the dark with you guys and allow my characters to help hasten the day that “religion” becomes a memory for the human race. A percentage of my work is always dedicated to that goal… but I have my own fun way of making that a reality one day.
WHAT A RIDE!
WE ALL CREATE TOGETHER
Over the course of the past 2+ years we started to Create music videos together… to help keep us sane and connected. Here’s one of the most recent videos that a bunch of you jumped in on.
CLICK TO WATCH: https://youtu.be/IK0slIasdJ4
Even though our entire season in Central Park was canceled in 2020 and shortened in ’21… we’re making some new and exciting things happen in 2022.
No kidding. Last summer was an abbreviated and very weird season in Central Park, but it was another year I had the privilege of being “That Guitar Man from Central Park”. I wanna sincerely thank every single one of you who showed up, even for one day out there at “The Hill” You make me feel like the luckiest man alive. Here are a whole bunch of photos from our 2019 season.
JUST A FEW MOMENTS
Incredible. I love this town!!! I’m such a lucky man!
Every week we turn the path into a dance floor.
I’m still consistently amazed. Every time… just blown away by what I get to do with a guitar on my shoulder.
Music, laughs, stories, thoughts, feelings…
I WANNA SAY “THANK YOU” TO EVERYONE WHO HELPS MAKE MY LIFE AS AN ARTIST AS WONDERFUL AS IT IS. NOW…
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I’m still living this Life with open arms and Love, but ZERO tolerance for people who voted for or continue to support the abomination that is TRUMPISM. As my song says, “I hope they feel like joining us someday.” But until that day, the rest of us have work to do!!!
Thanks so much for hangin’ out.