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Friday, June 26, 2009

Eclipse Plays In The Park Tonight

Tonight, June 26th, for PRAIRIE DAYS, Eclipse plays in the Yelm Park. Starting time around 5pm. Ends ?? 'Eclipse' is Tod Lemkuhl/Guitar/Vocals, Michael Harrison/Drums and Bartlett On Bass.
I know there's lots of activities going on this evening and night. Martin Salinas from 'Liquid Soul Music Cafe' will be at the Beer Garden all evening and Cara Clarke will be at 'The Blue Bottle Cafe' W/Stefan at 8pm. Come into Yelm tonight for a great night of celebrating.

Tonight Cara Clarke At Blue Bottle 8 PM

Tonight Friday June 26th hear Cara Clarke And Stefan Abuan at the 'Blue Bottle Cafe' in Yelm. Show starts at 8pm.

The 'Blue Bottle Cafe' has great food, wine and coffee. It is located at 309 East Yelm Avenue. The phone is 380/458-4611. Go early for the Prairie Days Celebrations happening tonight in Yelm. What a fun place to finish off a day of celebrating.
Cara Emailed me the photo, taken of her and Stefan at their last gig at the 'Blue Bottle Cafe'. Photo by Dick Metcalf.

USA For Africa--We Are The World. Michael Jackson

I found this information on KLEINERS KORNER By Steve Klein. Go here to read about Michael Jackson's Legecy--USA for Africa. Click here..

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Tonight Hear Bartlett In 'The Tam Borrelli Band'

Tonight, Saturday, June 20th come out to 'The Center For The Creative Arts' in Rainier, Washington to hear the fantastic 'Tam Borrelli Band'. Featuring Tamborine Borrelli on vocals, with Tod Lemkuhl/Guitar, Michael Harrison/Drums, my Bartlett On Bass and Terra Jean on Strings.

Amazing Steve Knopp opens the show around 6pm, with vocals and guitar. With 'The Tam Borrelli Band' following around 7pm. It'll be a great night, come out for lots of fun.

At the last gig--'Tambo' sold all copies of 'Mirror', her newly released CD. The big hit was 'Lovin You' from her new CD. Lots of smiles laughing and requests.

WHERE: 'Center For Creative Arts', 7PM
302 Binghampton, Rainier, Wa.
360/458-1311 for info.

Photo by JA ROSE. Taken last year of Tam Borrelli at her home in Yelm, Washington.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Bob Marley's Family Launches Coffee Business

News about the Marley family beginning a coffee business honoring the late musician BOB MARLEY, Go here..

Monday, June 15, 2009

This Wednesday--Al Earick Band In Bonny Lake

Yesterday at a private party, we ran into long time friend Al Earick and his lovely wife, Donna. It was great to see them. The 'Al Earick Band' is hosting a blues jam in Bonny Lake on Wednesday nights, starts at 8pm. Click below for more information...Donna says the pizza's lets go to Bonny Lake this Wednesday night.
Bartlett played with Earick in 'Road Dawgs' a few years back. Photo from google images Al Earick from back in the 'Road Dawg' days.

Wednesday, June 17 ,---8:00p to 11:00p
at International Burger and Pizzeria, Bonney Lake, WA
A Blues jam with the Al Earick Band as your hosts, starts at 8:00pm and goes till 11:00pm. The host band provides the backline for jammers and will also provide a rhythm section for solo artists. The restaurant has amazing pizzas prepared by 'Bobby', and an incredible array of burgers to chose from

WHERE: 17136 HWY 410 E.,
Bonney Lake, WA, 98390
(253) 863-9535

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Cara Clarke This Friday At Blue Bottle In Yelm

This Friday, June 12th hear some 'blissful blues' at 'The Blue Bottle Cafe' at 8pm, featuring Cara Clarke,... formally Cara Powers, accompanied by Stefan Abuan in Yelm. That's 309 East Yelm Avenue. phone 360/458-4611.
WOW. Let's go to the 'Blue Bottle'--great food and drinks. Organic coffee, beer and wine too.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Daven And Jessica At Cliff House Tacoma Tomorrow

Daven and Jessica both Emailed me about this fantastic gig tomorrow Wednesday 6/03 at the 'Cliff House Restaurant' in Tacoma.

Let's all go out and support the gig. It'll be lots of fun.

First, This is what Daven wrote:

"6/3 @ the Cliff House Restaurant in Tacoma w/ Jessica Blinn; straight-ahead jazz quartet featuring Syd Potter on flugelhorn"

This information is from Jessica.

"Jessica Blinn Trio, featuring Syd Potter
Wednesday June 3rd, 7-10pm
Cliff House restaurant in Tacoma, 6300 Marine View Drive (see attached flyer)
We’re so glad to be performing at the Cliff House again. Great food, great drinks, one of the most gorgeous views and LIVE JAZZ!! Daven Tillinghast on guitar and Cameron Arneson on bass. And as always, a few special guest performers and my favorite bartender even – Arturo Celleri! For directions go to"

There we have it. A great gig tomorrow in Tacoma.
Thanks, Jessica and Daven for informing us all of the gig.
Photo by cliffhouserestaurant .com

Monday, June 01, 2009


Dear Friends,
I just learned that there was a scheduling mistake and I will not be at the Royal in Olympia tonight, June 1st. I will be singing and playing there on June 15th and July 13th, from 9-11pm.

And this Wednesday I am still playing at the Cliff House in Tacoma J

Sorry for any inconvenience. Have a beautiful day.


TONIGHT: Live Jazz With Jessica Blinn

Jessica Emailed me with this news......
Live Jazz at The Royal
June 1st and 15th, 9-11pm
311 Capital Way North, in Olympia

Well I get to sub again for Greta Jane and sing with her fabulous quartet: Vince Brown – guitar, Cary Black – bass, Andrew Dorsett – keys, and Syd Potter will join on horns . This is such a fun venue. Come relax, have a drink, and if you want, get up and dance around the big beautiful room.

Photo by Jazz music by pedrosimoes7

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I [T. Jan] share and review web sites with music, recipes and gardening information. I have been a mother, wife, nurse, apartment manager, chimney sweep, long distance runner, musician, artist, organic gardener and, A student of the GREAT WORK at R.S.E. Jan does the computer, Steve plays the bass and doesn't speak computer....but Jan doesn't speak, this works out well for us...Jan writes about music news, and this area's music events. The postings are all mine., . We share ideas about posts. Jan loves to create beautiful blogs to share ideas and keep my brain active, recovering from M.S. and other things. Jan always operate the computer, ..AND, all posts signed by Steve are in his exact words, and All our Sites licensed under Creative Commons. T. Jan.... Steve says..." I love animals, gardening, kids, music, nature and fishing.. A student of R.S.E. Really like being in nature and living simply. Enjoy teaching electric bass. Enjoy our sites." Steve.