Back to Ohio...

songwriter night in lubbock, tx

I'm back in Ohio after a smooth roll eastward across the southern part of the country... through Arizona, New Mexico, Texas... then up through Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and into "OH-IO!" 

I met some lovely people…

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Into the Desert...

The last month was full of desert adventure...

Zabriskie Point

I headed out to Death Valley with my friend and fellow vagabond, Piano Dan.  He tunes pianos for a living and often travels with an upright in the back of…

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Wildflowers

The last few weeks have been jam packed with desert adventures.  There's another blog post to come about where I've been and what I've been up to, but for now I'm dedicating this post to all of the wildflowers I've…

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Down by the Bay

I just spent two weeks up in the San Francisco bay area.  What a big place!  Big cities are not typically a comfortable place for me.  I get a little anxious stuck in traffic, looking for a parking spot, or…

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Slab City and beyond...

Greetings from the road!

I just spent most of the past four weeks out in Slab City, CA.  It's one of those places that is hard to explain if you've never been there.  A friend of mine recently told someone…

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California Dreaming

Since the last blog, I've made my way westward...

Though Hobbs, NM where I had a lovely show with great wine and sushi at Pacific Rim...

Over mountains in Cloudcroft into White Sands...

To see friends outside of Tucson in…

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On the road again...

Greetings from Arlington, Texas!

I've been on the road for 11 days now and all is well.  I'm happy to say the van has been running smooth, and the miles have been easy.  

I stopped to jam with my friends…

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On being where I am...

Greetings from northwest Ohio. Here's what's happening... 

After a couple lovely gatherings on Christmas eve and day, my grandma died unexpectedly on December 26th. Grandma Bonnie was 82, hadn't been to a doctor in over 30 years, lived on Pepsi…

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"A Sense of Place"

Well folks the CD finally arrived!  I know I've said it before, but this whole process has been such an act of love.  The support I received through the Kickstarter campaign, the connections I made in the studio, and the…

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November News

Well the calendar just flipped again... 

The past month has been full!  I realized that I've been busy.  Maybe too busy.  I've been working at Blue Eagle, finishing the album, writing new songs, and booking a release tour.  As I…

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October News

Happy fall ya'll!

  First off, if you're around southeast Ohio join me over in Amesville for Coonskin Friday this week.

 Thanks for tuning in to these monthly musings! Here's where I am since the last update...

  Joe Stevens and River…

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September News

Hello friends, fans, family, and folkies!

I hope you are doing great!  Late summer cicada serenades and the occasional geese flyover are my favorite tunes this month.  They are the perfect background my two upcoming outdoor concerts:

Fri 9/11: Hurricane…

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