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Upcoming show

A self-described “renaissance hack, raconteur, and all-around tricky person,” Ron Giesecke knows his way around a deck of cards. His one-man show,  A Brief History of Deception, bridges the gaps that divide the sleight-of-hand artist from the crass and subversive … Continue reading

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Redding Will Rise

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Carr Fire (Shasta County). photoshop by Yours Truly

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Jonny Lang’s “Signs” rolls out like thunder

I can’t exactly figure out why Jonny Lang is the recipient of complaints that he needs to “get back to the blues.”  He never left it. He did manage to leave the randier, entendre-ridden traditions of the blues with his … Continue reading

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In which I blatantly borrow my own Amazon review of Erwin McManus’ “The Last Arrow” and post it here.

Three years ago, when I was 47 and contemplating the horizon of my fifth decade on the planet, I had an introspective fit–the kind that proves that encroaching mortality starts to get in your head. Yet, I’m not sure that … Continue reading

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Playing with Eric Martin 

It not everyday that one gets to take a stage with a vocalist whom ranks in my top ten singers. And yet, I get to do it again. For the third time. July 14th, the Throckmorton theatre. Mill Valley, Ca. … Continue reading

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Headed to NAMM

I know. I know. It’s been awhile. Headed to the the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, very early the morning. Just wanted to tell somebody.

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