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Party Rock Is In Dad’s House Tonight

Around eleven in the evening, while my wife Lee-Ann was busy singing a fill-in gig at a private party, I dropped a few promo posters off at the Red Door in Watertown for her regular band, Bad Rooster. I was just there with my own band Driven the night before, but I had forgotten to bring the posters, so I...

Happy in my Connecticut Crib – Dave Lovelace

After being holed up in Connecticut most of my life, I have become institutionalized, and may never find a place outside its dull, granite walls.  The notion that this could ever happen to me was really terrifying a decade or two ago, but it finally happened.  I find everything outside of Connecticut more...

Jeff McFarlane –Guinness World Record – Longest Karaoke Marathon

UPDATE!!! Jeff did indeed beat the official record of 48 hours! When Jeff mentioned this to me one night at The Zen Bar I thought it was a little nuts, 48 hours is a long time to sing.  Even singing a few back to back gigs over the weekend is enough to make most cover band singers cringe....

Taking Care of Business

So – you want to be in a cover band. Easy enough, right?  You have the musicians, a killer set list, and the drive. Now let’s get out there and bring the noise!  Hmm, how do you do that?  Being in a band is not all it is cracked up to be. The business side of it is quite different (and more...