Furthering the discussion about “Why art?”

Again, a thousand apologies about these long gaps in posting. My life, these days… But I’d like to circle back on our earlier blog entry about why I…

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Christmas in a small Southern town.

Sorry I didn’t write many updates last week. I was in training for my job and that involved a long commute to Atlanta, each day. It was kind…

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40 Watt Tonight- The thrill and terror of covering John Bonham

When a band decides to cover Led Zeppelin, it’s seldom the drummer’s decision. Not because Led Zeppelin songs aren’t fun to play, because they are. It’s more because…

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Bands We Love: Puddles’ Pity Party

Though not exactly a band, I want to share this with you. Puddles, the Sad Clown with the Golden Voice, is one of my new favorite things. Puddles…

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Bands We Love: The Gary

I’m taking a break from the Florida memories posts while the guys get together and fill me in on The Most Amazing Night Ever (!!!!) in Orlando, as…

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Last Minute Four on the Floor Show! 40 Watt December 12th!

So, there’s nothing like a last-minute show! This one is special, too- a “Four on the Floor” show is where the bands set up on the floor of…

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Would you look at that?

It’s the ‘Weirdo’ masters, on the eve of the 20th Anniversary of its release.  

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Five Eight and Florida, City by City: Daytona

By the time we played Daytona for the first time, our Florida friends would often jump in the van and ride with us to the next town. Other…

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Florida and Five Eight, City by City. First up: TAMPA

Following on to Doug’s amazing post about Florida and what it has meant to Five Eight: It would be difficult to overstate the importance Florida has played in…

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