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Much Ado

6th February 2013 | 0 Comments

Big day for me! If you know me, then you know how much I hate making a fuss. But today is a fussy day: video shoot, photo shoot, filmed interviews of me talking about me. It’s all me, me, me… Yikes! But I reckon that’s what it will take to get this showboat up and [...]

Nina Simone & Janice Joplin Lit A Fire Under My Ass.

22nd December 2012 | 0 Comments

I have two great gigs coming up in January! I will be singing the music of two of my favorite female singers. You guessed it: Nina Simone and Janis Joplin. The Nina Simone tribute is part of a wine pairing event on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at The City Winery 1200 E. Randolph Street and [...]

Journey Home, Lessons Learned.

27th February 2010 | 6 Comments

Back at the Albert Hotel… I pack my clothes in my suitcase and sort through all my power converters, adapters and chargers. I stuff my boa and wings into the front panel of my suitcase and finally – after replaying the night’s show in my head – go to bed. I stop by the breakfast [...]

Last Show in Riga.

24th February 2010 | 6 Comments

I stay in bed until the last possible moment. Thank goodness the club is across the street from my hotel. I keep pushing the alarm time forward a half hour and finally – after hitting the snooze button several times on my cell – I drag my ass out of bed. My knees are aching [...]

Introducing: Bites Blues Club & The Latvian Blues Band

10th February 2010 | 0 Comments

Zigis, who I immediately adore, gives me a verbal tour as he drives the 15 minutes to the club. My hotel sits literally across the street, and it’s a narrow street. Close but yet so far…

What Kind of Singer Are You?

1st February 2010 | 3 Comments

I am in the midsts of preparing for my trip to Riga, Latvia. I am a bit nervous (new band, new old material, long assed lay over in Stockholm, my thighs squeezed into a airplane seat) but ready to face what lies ahead – a brand new adventure. Ready or not, here I come! I [...]