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Afterthoughts 2002 


89 Shows!


December 29, 2002

Nicole Janson performed at the brand new Ruta Maya Coffee House on South Congress here in austin.
Landis, Arturo, Trent and I were all there to support Nicole as the band.
It was a nice evening with a nice little crowd there to enjoy the set of original tunes.
This was a great beautiful evening...is this December?...it sure doesn't feel like it.
What a way to close out the year for this band...we sounded great!



  • December 23, 2002

    Nicole Janson performed at Momo's Club on this wet, cold night.
    Landis, Arturo, Trent and I were all there to support Nicole as the band.
    There were a large group of people out at the club to our surprise considering the weather.
    It was great having Nicole's parents here in town for this show.
    Thanks to my great friend Jubal for running the sound board and making the band sound great.
    This was a great show with many highlights in the one hour set.
    Hopefully, Paul will invite Nicole back out to his wonderful club.
    Nicole had a blast...she told me so...hehehe.



  • December 21, 2002

    Nicole Janson performed this afternoon at the Palmer Auditorium for the Last Chance Christmas Sale Festival here in Austin.
    Landis, Trent, Arturo and I were there to support Nicole as the band.
    This was a short set of original tunes for a nice shopping crowd.
    Thanks to my "homeboy" Scott Hartzog for making this happen.
    We had a great time.
    I even shopped and bought my share of stuff from Austin Natural Soap.



  • December 15, 2002

    Nicole Janson performed this evening at Ego's on South Congress Ave. here in Austin.
    Trent, Arturo, Landis and I were all there to support Nicole as her band.
    This was the second outing for the band...and it all went so well...a great performance.
    I am sure that Nicole had a blast...as well as did of all us boys.
    The crowd was huge and the place was packed with very friendly folk all there listening to Nicole's music.
    After the set, Nicole had to leave for a nother party...so, the rest of us boys got up on stage to play a set of covers.
    We did this since the band, After 909, that was scheduled to follow Nicole did not show...they stood up their gig...hmmm?
    Anyway, it was a blast!
    Flying off the cuff!



  • December 14, 2002

    Texas Saints rocked out this evening down in San Antonio at Wings to a nice crowd of crazies.
    Mike Mulligan, Tim Neil and I were there to rock...and we did...
    We rocked out three full sets of standard and cover blues rock.
    This was a blast...I always enjoy drumming with Mike and Tim...too much fun.
    I hope to do it again real soon.



  • December 13, 2002

    Curtis Wayne performed this evening at the Sky Lounge on Congress Ave. here in downtown Austin.
    This was a c.d. release party for Curtis' latest Nashville recording session.
    Jason, Mark, Ron, Ray and I were all there to support Curtis as the band.
    This was a great time for all of us.
    A huge crowd came out to support the event.
    ...all of Curtis' family and friends...real cool.
    I had a blast playing the keys...it has been a while since I played the keys onstage.
    Maybe Curtis will ask me to do it again real soon.



  • December 7, 2002

    Daniel Link performed this evening at the Music Lab on Oltorf here in Austin for a video shoot.
    Rich Nordenberg, Stewart Cundley, Coy Fuller, David Breaux, Cheri Chiclote and I were all there to support Daniel.
    This evening was a blast!
    There were so many friends there to support Daniel and his band.
    This footage will be edited and aired on the Austin Music Network in the near future.
    Thanks to all that were there to help out in the filming and staging...especially Tim Gerron, the man pushing and pulling all those buttons on the sound board making Daniel and the band sound great.
    Thanks to all...I am sure Daniel truly appreciated this evening.



  • December 5, 2002

    Blown performed this evening at the Back Room here in Austin.
    Rick Redfern, Mona Goldstein, Kaleb Smith and I were all there to rock out a full set of original tunes to a huge loud crowd.
    It was another great evening.
    There were many friends in the crowd...I hope I chatted with them all.
    Downforce and Big Nasty were also on the bill each rocking out their own sets of tunes.
    What can I say, this was great...good times.



  • November 29, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening at Stubb's for a
    Delta Tau Delta sponsored Christ Mass benefit show to feed the needy.
    This was also a post slaughter party of the Texas Longhorns ( 50 ) - Vs - Texas A & M Aggies ( 20 ) Football Game that was earlier in the day here in Austin.
    Jeff Davis, Todd Turner, Matt Fleming, Jason Vopney, Rick Redfern and I were all there to support Todd as his band.
    The Blake Powers Band opened the show with a great set of original / cover tunes.
    Charlie Harrison took the stage next singing a set of his original tunes.
    Todd and the band then hit the stage to a huge, wild, partying crowd to rock out for the rest of this crazy evening.
    Fred Andrews of Honeybrowne, Blake Powers, and the beautiful Fallon Franklin all joined Todd onstage to sing vocals on a few tunes.
    This was another memorable evening...to say the least.
    I wonder how a few are feeling after partying with such grandiose class.



  • November 21, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening at Momo's Club for the weekly Happy Hour(s) gig.
    Jeff Davis, Matt Fleming, Jason Vopney, Rick Redfern and I were all there supporting Todd as his band.
    Charlie Harrison was also there to lend his help on vocals on a few tunes.
    This was a party...with a lot of beautiful ladies in the house.
    This night was a special event for Lisa Hines, who was celebrating her 27 birthday.
    I personally was very happy to see this gorgeous young lady turning a year older...I have known her since she was a baby girl.
    It was also nice seeing so many friends in the crowd.
    Truth or Fall followed our set with a great set of original tunes.
    Canvas, with my great friend Brad Byrom on bass, closed out this evening with a nice acoustic set.
    Overall, this was another memorable evening...wow!



  • November 17, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed today at the first annual Hilly Chile Cook Off at the Riverplace.
    Jeff Davis, Todd Turner, Matt Fleming, Jason Vopney, Rick Redfern, and I were all there to support Todd as his Three Legged Band.
    This was a family event for all...and all of the proceeds are going to charity...B.A.C.A. (Bikers Against Child Abuse).
    Thanks to all that helped out in this event.
    Dr. Zog and Seth James also performed throughout the day.
    A Special Thanks...goes out to J.C.George and his Crew...for getting us a great sound with all of his nice wonderful gear.



  • November 15, 2002

    Dan Sheridan performed this early evening at The Sky Lounge on Congress Ave. here in Austin.
    This was a nice event.
    First there was an acoustic performance from Sara Hamm and Chelle Murrey.
    Each performed a song by taking turns for a few rounds with Joe helping Chelle out with his acoustic guitar.
    Dan, Dave Wessellowski and I then hit the stage next to perform a nice acoutsic set of original tunes.
    This was a nice sounding room as usual...I love the way my kit sounds there.
    It was nice seeing a few other musicians in the crowd;Nicole Janson, Curtis Wayne just to name a few.
    This was only the start for me.
    I then went further south, down Congress Ave., to do another gig.

    Casey Just performed later this evening at Trophy's.
    This was a party!
    Gary Feist and I were there to support Casey as his band.
    We rocked a full set of original tunes to a wild crazy crowd.
    True Audio Odessey shared the bill as well as Stealing Silence.
    Let me tell you... this was a fabulous show!




  • November 14, 2002

    Todd Phelps and his Three Legged Band performed this evening at Momo's Club for their Thursday Happy Hours.
    Jeff Davis, Todd Turner, Rick Redfern, Jason Vopney and I were all there to help Todd rock out for the evening.
    This turned out to be a great night after a slow start.
    There were many friends in the crowd.
    We performed a solid two hours of originals and cover versions of great country music legends.
    This was another great party...just wait until next week...el muy grande.



  • November 8, 2002

    Casey Just performed this evening down in San Antonio at Sam's Burger Joint for the Tourbaby.com tour.
    Gary Feist and I were both there supporting Casey as his rhythm section.
    This was a great evening meeting all kinds of great people.
    Though the drive down there was from hell...to say the least, we put on a great show for the nice crowd that was there.
    Structure was a young band there that was performing as well...cool young guys...their father put the show on in San Antonio...what a dad...cool!
    Once again it is a pleasure drumming with Casey and Gary.



  • November 7, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening at Momo's Club for their Happy Hour Party.
    Todd Turner, Matt Fleming, Jason Vopney, Rick Redfern and I were all there to support Todd as his Three Legged Band.
    Once again, we rocked out a full set of cover / original tunes to a huge crowd.
    It seems like each week gets better and better.

    Daniel Link then hit the stage next to keep the party rolling there at Momo's Club.
    Rich Nordenberg, Stewart Cundley and I were all there to back Daniel as his band.
    We performed a full set of original tunes to a nice warm reception.
    It was a great time jamming with these guys again...I love Stewart's guitar playing.

    Dan Sheridan then closed out the evening there at Momo's Club to the last partiers of the evening.
    Landis Armstrong, Dave Wessellowski and I were all there to support Dan as his band.
    We performed a nice set of original tunes.
    It was a great time rocking out with these great musicians once again.

    It was great seeing so many friends out for the evening as well; Nicole Janson, James Speer and many more to say the least.

    What can I say this evening was one to remember...three bands, one club, one night!
    ...not too many can hang with that.



  • November 4, 2002

    Nicole Janson performed this evening at the Saxon Pub to a nice audience.
    Landis, Trent, Archie and I were there to support Nicole as her band.
    This evening was great!
    We followed Bob Schneider and Lonelyland...who always bring out a huge crowd.
    Nicole and her boys performed a full set of original tunes...then Nicole did a few tunes solo...
    it wasn't long that all the boys returned to the stage to assist in closing out a great set of original tunes.
    I really enjoyed drumming this evening with these great musicians...I hope to do it again...real soon.
    Thanks to Heather Wiley and many other friends for coming out to support the local music scene.



  • November 3, 2002

    Blown performed this evening at the Backroom to a nice crowd.
    There were a few friends in the house that made it all a warm welcome.
    Rick, Kaleb, Mona and I rocked out a full set of original tunes with one cover of Jimi Hendrix's Little Wing.
    This was the second gig for thisband and it went off super well.
    We were asked back to the Backroom for some future dates.
    Look for this project to be playing again real soon.



  • October 31, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this Hallows Eve at Momo's Club to a wild costumed crowd for this happy hour party.
    Jeff Davis, Rick Redfern, Jason Vopney, Matt Fleming and I were all there supporting Todd as his band.
    Charlie Harrison was also there lending support on vocals.
    What can I say...This was a blast!
    ...All the ladies in their nice costumes...I mean...Nice!
    Thanks to Shawn, the drummer of Picasso's Radio, for getting us a great sound back there on the mixing board.
    Thanks to Paul for letting us take over his bar for a few hours every Thursday...it just seems to get crazier every week.
    Thanks to Mike for lending me his cell phone to call the pizza guy...not too bad...the pizza that is...
    It was nice seeing all the familar faces in the crowd...we all truly thank you for the support.



  • October 27, 2002

    Blown performed this evening on 6th St. at the Vibe for the Bass Babes Battling Breast Cancer Benefit.
    Rick Redfern, Caleb Smith, Mona Goldstein and I were there to rock out a full set of originals...with one cover of Jimi's Little Wing.
    There were many people in the crowd that seemed to enjoy the show...I could hear the applause.
    This was a great day for a great cause.
    There were so many other bands on the bill.
    This was a day for the ladies in the bands.
    I was honored to be asked to jam with Mona and her boys..she holds it all together.



  • October 24, 2002

    Todd Phelps and his band performed this evening at Momo's Club on W.6th St. this evening.
    Jeff Davis, Todd Turner, Jason Vopney, Matt Fleming, Rick Redfern, Charlie Harrison and I were all there to support Todd as his band.
    This crowd was great...with a lot of friends in the house.
    We rocked out a full set of cover / original tunes.
    Thanks to soundman, Todd, for getting us a great sound.
    We ended up playing inside the club instead of the outside deck...due to the rain.Nevertheless, we will be back for another Happy Hour next week!



  • October 19, 2002

    Curtis Wayne performed this evening at the Texas Bar & Grill.
    This was a great evening.
    Ray Ayala, Jason Fritts and I were there to support Curtis.
    We rocked out two full sets of originals with a few covers tossed into the mix as well.
    It was great seeing so many people out at this club for the show.
    NaCl closed out the show with two sets of their unique rock.



  • October 18, 2002

    Curtis Wayne performed this evening at the World Beat Cafe.
    This was a nice acoustic - like set.
    Ron Horne, Jason Fritts and I were there to support Curtis.
    There was a nice small crowd of friends and fans..and a few new faces.
    The food is excellent at this nice small restaurant.
    I enjoyed an Ethiopian dish...vegetarian.
    This was a great evening
    Thanks to all the staff at World Beat.



  • October 17, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening at Momo's Club here in Austin on W.6th St..
    Todd Turner, Jeff Davis, Matt Fleming and I were there to support Todd.
    There were many great friends in the venue this evening...with beautiful weather.
    You can't beat it...
    Once again, it was a pleasure jamming with these guys at this weekly gig for us all.
    Funny thing is...I always have a great time.



  • October 16, 2002

    Casey Just performed this evening at the Hickory Street Bar & Grill at Congress and 8th St., here in Austin.
    Gary Feist and I were there as the backbone for Casey...allowing him to go all over the place with his guitar.
    It was a treat, once again, to be drumming with these two guys.
    I had a blast this evening.
    It was great meeting and greeting all kinds of new folk as well as a few familiar friends.
    Thank you all for the support.



  • October 14, 2002

    Casey Just performed this evening at the Saxon Pub.
    Gary Feist and I were there to assist Casey for the evening.
    The crowd was huge...as usual...following the performance of Bob Schneider.
    This was a great time drumming with Casey.
    This was also my first time ever to perform with these guys...and it was a blast.
    I look forward to doing it all again...real soon.
    It was great seeing so many of my friends in the crowd...all the musician friends as well.
    I hope this is not the last time I drum with Casey...I enjoy his tunes...and I dig his style of guitar playing.



  • October 10, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening at Momo's Club for their Happy Hours.
    Jeff Davis, Todd Turner, Matt Fleming, Jason Vopny, Rick Redfern and I were all there to support Todd this evening as the Three Legged Band.
    Charlie Harrison was also there to help out on backing vocals.
    The crowd was nice and sweet.
    There were not too many folks there, but it was a great time.
    I ran into a great friend from way back when?...Brad Byram of the band Canvas...it's been a while.
    I had a great evening hanging with all of our friends.
    See ya next week...same time...same place.



  • October 7, 2002

    WEEdEN performed this evening at the Saxon Pub to a nice large crowd...large for this club.
    Alex, Sam, Chris and I were all there rocking out a full set of original tunes.
    Jennifer Milch joined us onstage to assist in the vocals on the tune "Feelin' Fine".
    Thanks to Richard for getting us a great sound.
    Bob Schneider followed with his usual great performance...man, he brings out the babes!
    Tucker Livingston closed out the show with a nice set of great tunes.
    This was a nice evening with a hint of Autumn in the air with the light rain.
    I had a kick...playing my a** off tonight...



  • October 5, 2002

    Texas Saints performed this afternoon at the Moon River out in Spicewood, Texas for a benefit for Breast Cancer.
    This was a great day for a great cause.
    Mike Mulligan, Tim Neil and I were there to rock out for all of these geat folk that were there for the day.
    There were a lot of nice Harley's in the lot.
    Thanks to Kim for the invite to this event...I had a blast.
    This was my first time to meet and greet these two great musicians...I had a great time jamming with them and I hope to do it again.
    Once again, thanks to Coy Fuller for handing me this gig....what a guy.



  • October 4, 2002

    Snakeboy Johnson performed this evening at the Filling Station here in Austin on Barton Springs.
    This evening was the first time I had ever met Will Greene and John Gravagno, but this did not stop us three from rocking out.
    All off the cuff...we rocked out two full sets of blues and standards.
    It was great drumming with these two guys.
    John is an awesome bass player...and Will is incredible!
    I hope to do it again one day real soon.
    Thanks to Coy Fuller for handing me this gig.



  • October 3, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening out on the deck at Momo's Club.
    This was a birthday / happy hour for Charlie.
    Jeff Davis, Jason Vopny, Matt Fleming, Rick Redfern, Charlie Harrison and I were there to support Todd as the band.
    This was a great time with many nice folk in the house.
    I kept my eyes open...



  • September 28, 2002

    Dan Sheridan performed today at the radio station, KOOP 91.7 FM for Andy's
    ATX Live program.
    Landis Armstrong, Dave Wessellowski and I were all there to support Dan in this acoustic studio setting.
    We performed a few tunes and answered a few qustions live on the air.
    Thanks to Andy for the invite.
    This was my third time to play this radio program...the elevator helps...49 stairs ...ouch.


    Curtis Wayne performed this evening at the Texas Bar & Grill here in Austin, TX.
    Ron Horne, Jason Fritts, Ray Ayolola and I were all there supporting Curtis this evening.
    This was a great evening with many friends and folk in attendance.
    NaCl performed this evening as well with us ...sharing the bill and the stage.
    It was a great time.
    Look for this to happen again real soon.
    Thanks to my family members for coming into town to hang out and enjoy the show.



  • September 27, 2002

    Steve South performed this evening at Big Dave's Dam Saloon in Lakeway.
    Ralph Dolling and I were there to support Steve as his rhythm section.
    What can I say...WOW!
    No Rehearsal...off the cuff...and what a trip it was.
    These guys rock like I have not been rocked in a long time.
    I had a blast drumming with these two great musicians...a power trio!
    ...and to think that I was the "sub" for the evening...hahaha.
    I hope to do it again real soon.
    A special thanks goes out to Coy Fuller for handing me this gig.



  • September 21, 2002

    Curtis Wayne performed this evening at Austin's own FM Radio 91.7 KOOP's program ATX Live hosted byAndy.
    Ray Ayala, Ron Horne, Jason Fritts and I were all there to support Curtis as a nice small acoustic ensemble.
    This was one of the neatest gigs I have done in a while...my kick drum sounded so great.
    It was like butter...boom...boom.
    I had a great time playing these four tunes acoustically to the masses out there in radioland.
    Thanks to Andy for showing us a great time.



  • September 20, 2002

    John Casner performed this evening at the Chaparral Lounge here in S.Austin.
    "Boomer" Norman, J.C.George and I were all there to back up John as the band.
    This was a great evening, as usual, swingin' with these boys.
    What can I say, it is a honor to be called out for this gig.
    I am the baby in this ensemble...hanging with the big boys.
    I had a blast...Swing, especially Texan Swing, is so much fun...I get lost in the groove...it's real nice with the full Harvest moon, and the start of Autumn...nice.



  • September 19, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening at the happy hour at MoMo's Club here in Austin on W.6th St..
    This was the third and final consecutive Thursday Happy Hour that Todd has done.
    Todd Turner, Jeff Davis, Jason Vopney, Matt Fleming, Rick Redfern and I were there supporrting Todd as his Three Legged Band.
    Charlie Harrison was there to join in on a few tunes singing vocals.
    This was another great time.
    Daniel Link and his band, closed out the show with a great set.
    This was great sitting in the audience watching Daniel for the first time.
    I usually am drumming for them when I see their performance.
    Coy Fuller, "el numero uno", is the primary drummer...I get to fill in when Coy is too busy.
    Thanks to all for another great evening.



  • September 17, 2002

    Curtis Wayne performed this evening at the Steamboat here in Austin for the Stand Together Benefit.
    Jason Fritts, Ray Ayola, and I were all there supporting Curtis as the band.
    This evening...we ROCKED!
    This was one of the best for the Curtis Wayne Band.

    As if this was not enough...
    I then hit the stage next with Daniel Link and his band.
    Stewart Cundy, Rich Nordenberg, Cheri Chilcote and I were there supporting Daniel as his band.
    Headling this evening's events was a treat...but it makes for a long day.
    I had a blast laying down the groove back there with Daniel and the band.
    This was a great show as well... what a treat.
    Two great shows in one evening!

    A special thank you goes out to Steve Styxx for showing us a great time at this event.



  • September 12, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening at MoMo's Club here in Austin on W.6th St.
    Todd Turner, Jeff Davis, Matt Fleming, Jason Vopney, Rick Redfern and I were all there to support Todd as his Three Legged Band.
    This was the second happy hour gig that we have done here at this great club...with one more to come next week.
    This evening was great...with many friends in the house...
    Heather Wiley was in the crowd...Rick, Heather and I had an after the show jam out on the patio near the rear exit...she can sing!
    Todd Phelps and the Three Legged Band rocked pretty damb hard this evening...it was a blast!



  • September 11, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this afternoon at the Six of Clubs here on 6th St. in Austin.
    This was a charity event for the Austin Fire Department...sponsored by the A.P.D. 5th St. Station Crew.
    Todd Turner, Jason Vopney, Matt Fleming and i were therre to support Todd as his Three Legged Band.
    This event was a great time...with many different musicians throughout the day.
    It was great seeing so many friends.
    Seth James and his drummer, Ian Bailey borrowed my drum kit for this event.
    Rob Schilz of Dexter Freebish helped me load up my drums after this event...what a guy!..of course, I did help him set his drums up...it's all cool!



  • September 9, 2002

    WEEdEN performed this evening at the great venue known as The Saxon Pub here in Austin.
    Alex, Sam, Chris and I were there rocking out a full set of tunes that rock!
    We had a blast...once again....cranking out some great tunes.
    Miss Jennifer Milch joined us onstage to sing backing vocals on the tune "It's Alright".
    Thanks to Richard, the great soundman at this infamous bar.
    Alex and Sam joined their other band, Honeybrowne, on stage next for a great full set of tunes.
    This was another great evening hanging with so many friends...thanks to all.



  • September 7, 2002

    Daniel Link performed this evening at the Steamboat.
    Cheri Chilcote, Rich Nordenberg, Stewart Cundy and I were all there supporting Daniel as the band.
    It was great seeing my childhood friends in the band Podunk, who headlined this evening's bill.
    Sundowner also performed.
    It was a great show with an awesome sound...Thanks to Dave for getting us the killer volume.
    This is a great sounding venue!



  • September 5, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening at MoMo's Club here on W.6th St. in Austin.
    This was the first of three consecutive Thursday Happy Hour Shows.
    There was a nice crowd there for the first of these gigs.
    Jeff Davis, Todd Turner, Matt Fleming, Jason Vopney, Rick Redfern and I were all there to support Todd as his Big Three Legged Band.
    Thansks to Dave Lytle for placing out some additional advertising for this show...it works!
    A special thanks goes out to Joe, my great friend of 20 years or more, for helping me load in and out of this club.
    It was great seeing so many great friends in the crowd.



  • September 4, 2002

    Curtis Wayne performed this evening at the Texas Bar & Grill on the north side of Austin.
    Ron, Ray, Jason, and I were all there to support Curtis as his band.
    This evening turned out to be a great time...in spite of all our difficulties.
    First of all...I was late...feeling ill...but still ROCKING!
    Second, the P.A. was not the best rental in town...but we made due.
    Thanks to NaCl for sharing the bill with us and being so patient.
    They rocked!
    I really had a great time this evening...working off my Ill...it's all good!
    This is a place where many things can go on...and a lot went on this evening...to say the least.



  • August 30, 2002

    Curtis Wayne performed this evening at Austin Pizza Live here in Austin.
    Jason, Ray, and I were there to support Curtis as his band.
    The crowd was nice with many friends in the crowd.
    Thanks to Steve Styx for putting this Songwriter's Circle together.
    Also, the pizza was real good!...Yummy!



  • August 28, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening for the Delta Chi fraternity of the University of Texas this evening at Sholtz Garten, the infamous German Bier Haus.
    Jeff Davis, Todd Turner, Matt Fleming, Jason Vopney and I were all there to support Todd as his Three Legged Band.
    We opened the show in front of Cory Morrow and his band.
    The crowd was huge, as usual when we play with Corey and his band.
    It was great seeing so many friends as well...Jason Boland, Kevin Fowler, Doug Moreland, Dave Lytle and the list goes on...
    Once again, it is a treat to be hanging with these great Texas musicians.



  • August 3, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening at the Lady Bird Johnson Wild Flower Conservatory for a private perfomance.
    Jeff Davis, Todd Turner, Matt Fleming, Jason Vopney and I were all there to support Todd.
    The night was crazy since the storm came rolling through!
    One of those typical summer heat late afternoon thunder storm.
    What a show!
    We made the best of it and had a blast performing for these crazy partying, dancing folk...what a trip!



  • July 28, 2002
    This evening, I was called out to drum with a group of great musicians.
    It was a pleasure playing all instrumnetal tunes to a nice quaint coffee house crowd at the infamous little place known as The Spider House near the university area.
    Landis Armstrong, Chris Johnson, John Meyer, and Dan Notorosian were all there having a great time "smoothin' it up".
    It was a great time that may happen again in the near future.



  • July 27, 2002
    Dan Sheridan performed this evening at Steve Styx's songwriters showcase at Austin Pizza Live here on S. Lamar in Austin.
    It was nice being in 78704 for the evening, rocking for true Southern Austinites.
    Landis Armstrong, Dave Wesselowski and I were there to support Dan as his band.
    There was a nice small crowd that was there to enjoy this concert.
    This was a "Final" performance for Dan before he leaves for Rochester, New York...he boarded a plane the next day!
    We all wish Dan the best in his new adventure.
    Thanks to Steve Styx for inviting us all to perform at his show...we are truly thankful.



  • July 25, 2002
    Curtis Wayne performed at the Texas Bar and Grill for their weekly open mic night.
    Jason Fritts, Ray Ayala and I were there to support Curtis.
    The crowd was rowdy and crazy!
    Many drunks in the house...to say the least.
    Nevertheless, we performed a short brief set of original tunes.
    We also threw out a cover of Led Zeppelin's "Ramble On" ...to my surprise...I did not even know that this tune was in Curtis' repertoire!
    Once again, I had a blast drumming with Curtis and the band.
    Hopefully, I will have the chance to do it again real soon.



  • July 24, 2002
    Daniel Link performed this evening at MoMo's Club here on W. 6th St. in Austin.
    This was a last minute gig for Daniel, subbing in for a few acts that cancelled their scheduled show.
    It turned out to be a great thing for Daniel.
    Stewart Cundy, Rich Nordenberg and I were all there to support Daniel as his band.
    Cheri Chilcote and Chelle Murrey were both on backing vocals keeping the visuals exciting for all.
    It was a pleasure to jam with this great band once again.
    I enjoyed it...
    Hopefully in the future we can do it again.



  • July 19, 2002
    Daniel Link performed this evening at The Sky Lounge in celebration of his new c.d. release, "Ghost Stories".
    I was called out to fill in for their regular drummer, Coy Fuller, a friend of mine from back home in Beaumont.
    Rich Nordenberg was on the bass keeping the groove tight.
    Stewart Cundy was on the guitar making beautiful sounds, layers, chords, melodies...etc...
    Cheri Chilcote was there to sing backing vocals and shake her tambourine with sexy grace.
    Chelle Murrey was also singing backup vocals with great charm and beauty as she also played her acoustic guitar.
    Daniel was playing the keys and singing his butt off.
    The crowd was huge and responsive.
    It was great rocking out a full two hour set of original tunes.
    Then the crowd wanted more...so, we went back to the top of the set list and played the first three tunes that we started the evening with.
    It never hurts to play a song again...especially when you have a screaming crowd!
    This turned out to be a great success for Daniel and the band.
    The after party was held at the Driskell Hotel where we all partied until closing time.
    A special thank you goes out to Aloytia for the great conversation...I have a great new friend!



  • July 5, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at the infamous Saxon Pub here on South Lamar here in Austin.
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were all there to rock out a full hour and a half set of original tunes to this great crowd!
    This evening was a relaxed, intimate setting of fun!
    Honeybrowne closed out the show with a rocking set of tunes.
    It was great seeing so many of my friends out for the evening.
    A special shout goes out to John Ike Walton, the original 13th Floor Elevator's drummer, who was in town due to the flooding going on here in Texas.
    This evening was a grand time...thanks to Richard, the great soundman that he is, for giving us a great sound once again...and the chocolate was tasty as well Richard.
    Thanks to Fran, X and Zac for getting me to and fro this evening...I truly appreciate it.
    It really sucks not having a ride...but, that's another story.



  • June 29, 2002
    Curtis Wayne performed this evening for a Songwriter's Showcase downtown at Austin Pizza Live on South Lamar here in Austin.
    Curtis, Ray, Jason and I were all there to support Curtis for this evenings short set of original tunes.
    Thanks to Steve Styx for putting this nice event together.
    Hopefully it will only grow into something bigger and better for Steve and everyone else involved.
    I had a great time jamming on a small drum set to the four tunes we played.
    I was also happy to see a large group of my family there for the evening...we had a great weekend.
    ...till next time.



  • June 22, 2002

    Todd Phelps performed this evening down in Bandera, Texas, at The Caberet Cafe.
    Todd Turner, Jeff Davis, Matt Fleming and I were all there to support Todd as The Three Legged Band.
    Cory Morrow followed, closing out the show, with a great performance.
    Thanks to Hoyt, Corey's drummer, for letting me bang on his drums leaving my marks on his new Pinstripe drum heads...sorry...but, at least I helped you make them a little used so you can get the Coated Ambassadors next time...hahaha.
    The crowd was huge and wild.
    This was my first time to this small party town, and it was a blast.
    A special thanks goes out to Matt Barker for letting us crash out at his family's ranch...and what a party we had out there!
    ...great time!
    I had a blast this entire evening meeting all kinds of great people and hanging with great friends.



  • June 15, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at The Saxon Pub here in Austin.
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were there to rock out a full hour and a half set of original tunes.
    Fred of Honeybrowne, joined us onstage to sing along to the tune "Good For Nothing"...and Jennifer Milch also joined us onstage to sing along to "It's Alright".
    Thanks to all the friends that were there in the crowd lending their support.
    This crowd, by the way, was generous and responsive, which makes it a lot easier.
    Deadman opened the show with Soulhat following us, closing out the show.



  • June 14, 2002
    Curtis Wayne performed this evening at The Sky Lounge on Congress Ave. here in Austin.
    This club is super swank...to say the least...and all the ladies...well that's another story.
    Curtis, Ron, Jason, and I were there grooving to a set of original tunes.
    Thanks to Steve for putting together this songwriter circle.
    It was great seeing a few friends in the crowd as well.
    This room is one of the neatest sounding rooms I have ever played...pretty cool.
    I enjoyed it!



  • June 8, 2002
    Corey Feldman performed this evening at the Six of Clubs here in Austin!
    The place was rocking and the crowd was crazy!
    Once again, I joined the band when Corey took a break in the set to hit the green room for wardrobe.
    I joined my great buddy, Marc, up there on stage to jam out that groovey tune by Bill Withers!
    It's a classic!
    This was a great wild evening!
    Everything was going great...great set...nice time...brewing after party at my swimming pool!...etc....
    Then!
    ...Corey's personal car gets towed by the neighboring club owner!
    So, we were ******!
    This is why we all were still awake trying to get them on the road at 5 am the next morning!
    We did get the car...Corey and I searched all night for this damb tow yard...not even the cops know where the place is!
    Crazy!
    Nevertheless, all is good...and Corey, Susie, Marc, Pharaoh, Derek, Brian, Aranda, Samara and Mike were all back on the road again, heading to Memphis.
    I stayed behind...no thank you...enough is enough...hahaha!
    Best of luck boys!
    It was a great time seeing my great friend Marc and his great friend Corey.



  • June 6, 2002
    Corey Feldman performed this evening in Dallas at the Galaxy Theatre.
    Corey, Marc, Pharaoh, Derek, Brian, Aranda, Samara were all there to rock out!
    I was there to hang with friends and to have a great time...also, yea. to play the drums!
    When Corey went to the green room in the middle of the set for a break, Marc came out from behind the drums to sing and play guitar to the grooving tune "Till You Use Me Up" by Bill Withers.
    Drummerless, they had a problem...so, I slipped into the "hot seat" and rocked out on the drums!
    It was great seeing my great friend Marc...we were college roommates at U.N.T. for 4 years...
    It was a blast getting up there to rock out to a huge crowd that was there to see this "former child actor" touring to support his new album.
    It was great joining Corey and the band for four days across Texas.
    Later this evening, we had the honor of being invited to meet and hang out with Pantera at their infamous gentleman's club, The Clubhouse for a wild after party, to say the least.
    Thanks to everyone for a great time!



  • June 3, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening here in Austin at the Saxon Pub.
    Steve Poltz opened the show with a nice acoustic set.
    Bob Schneider & Lonelyland then hit the stage to a full house.
    Then it was our turn to turn it on!
    This is what we...WEEdEN did.
    This was a great time...what we choose to live for.
    Rock and Roll!
    "One of the best!"
    "...the best sounding toms I have heard in years..." - Richard "The Soundman"



  • May 28, 2002
    WEEdEN performed at midnight this evening at the infamous Saxon Pub here in Austin.
    Patrice Pike & The Black Box Rebllion opened the show.
    Kevin McKinney of the band Soulhat then hit the stage next with his solo project.
    Alex, Sam, Chris and I then hit the stage.
    We rocked out a great full set of original tunes to a heart warming crowd...even though it was so late...we did have a nice great crowd.



  • May 19, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this afternoon in Southlake , Texas on a private ranch for the Texas Tech University's Red Raider Live.
    There was a great crowd there that enjoyed this nice beautiful day in the sun.
    Alex, Sam, Chris and I were there to rock a 45 minute set of original tunes to this all ages crowd.
    There were many bands performing throughout the day that included:Mark David Manders, Mo Robson Band, Hondo, Wade Bowen & West 84, Ben Atkins Band, and Marshall Todd Barnes & Gringo, Texas.
    It was great representing rock-n-roll, since all the other bands were country...and we did represent by rocking!
    This was a full day of drinking and eating.
    Thanks to Chris Thomas for showing us a great time.
    Thanks to my great friend, Mike Orta, for letting me crash at his home for the evening...the crawfish etoufe' was awesome and the migas were great!
    "The boy can cook!"



  • May 14, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at the infamous little joint named Trophy's here on S.Congress Ave. here in Austin.
    Alex, Chris, Sam, and I were there to rock out!
    Gene Pool opened the show with some great americana tunes.
    We followed with a kick-ass set of original tunes.
    Thanks to all our friends that were there to hang out with us.
    We appreciate it.
    This was a last minute gig that we took in order to get in a rehearsal, a great one at that, before the huge Texas Tech festival bash this coming weekend in Dallas!



  • May 3, 2002
    Curtis Wayne performed this evening in the "end zone" of the football field at the Tony Burger Center for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Benefit here in Austin.
    The sun was bright setting directly in front of us as we rocked to a huge crowd of 500 or more.
    Ron Horne, Rob Jewett, Jason Fritz and I were there to support Curtis as his band.
    This show was great...all, off the cuff...no rehearsals...wow!
    I really enjoyed the little time that we had up there on stage.
    Thanks to Jaime Joseph for making this happen for us.
    This was my first time to perform with Curtis, and I had a blast...I look forward to "knowing" the tunes much better next time...two days of cramming is tough...but It's all good!
    I love just doing it...
    I have to admit, it did sound neat performing in a football stadium...the reverberation was great!



  • April 27, 2002
    WEEdEN performed two shows this afternoon here in Austin.
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were there to rock and roll.
    The first show was broadcasted on the air, live, via KOOP 91.7 FM Radio.
    Thanks to Andrew for showing us a great time in the D.J. studio.
    After a full hour of music and talk, we packed up and went down south for the next gig.
    Next, on "stage" in the heat at Westgate's H.E.B. Central Market for the first annual Austin Italian Chalk Art Festival.
    We followed Michele Solberg, who put on a great performance.
    WEEdEN then hit the "stage" to perform a full set of tunes for this all ages crowd.
    Thanks to everyone who put on this charity event.
    The food was excellent!
    A special thanks goes out to all of our family and friends that were there in attendance...we truly appreciate it.



  • April 18, 2002
    Dan Sheridan performed this evening at the infamous Steamboat.
    There were many great cheering fans there this evening.
    Landis Armstrong, Dave Wesselowski and I were there supporting Dan.
    Del Castillo closed out this evening with their usual great rocking performance.
    Thanks to Danny for having us out for another great evening at this fabulous music venue.
    Sun Vocina had to cancel their show at the last minute this evening, leaving the rest of us plenty of time to "stretch" things out...which we all did.
    It was great seeing my hometown friend, Monica, and her man, Alex along with A.J. in the V.I.P. room after the show for a nice chat.



  • April 16, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at a private party for the Y.M.B.L. at the Zilker Clubhouse with a breathtaking, fabulous view of Austin.
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were there to rock out a full set of original tunes.
    The crowd was huge, loud and responsive.
    I saw a few fine ladies tapping there feet...
    Borris followed with a nice groovey set that even included a cover of"Fearless" by Pink Floyd...a classic.
    Thanks to everyone for a great evening.
    Thanks to Katie, Eric, Fred, and Sean for sticking it out and having a great time, partying with us.
    Once again, another wonderful evening in this beautiful city we call home...Austin, Texas.



  • April 11, 2002
    Dan Sheridan performed this evening at the Steamboat.
    Landis Armstrong, Dave Wesselowski and I were there supporting Dan as his band.
    Del Castillo followed, once again, to a very enthusiastic crowd.
    Sun Vocina closed the show out.
    It was a pleasure to learn that their bass player, Wayne and I have so many mutual friends from Denton...it's a small world.
    Thanks goes out to Danny Crooks the infamous club owner, Dave the sound man, Paul the GM and everyone else at the Steamboat.
    I really do enjoy rocking out at this club.



  • April 6, 2002
    Todd Phelps performed this evening at a private party for a fraternal gathering of South Western University Students and Alumni.
    Todd Turner, Matt Flemings, Jason Vopney and I were all there supporting Todd Phelps as his Three Legged Band.
    Drew Cowan opened the show warming up the dancing girls with a nice acoustic set of original and cover tunes.
    James Hyland & The Shouth Austin Jug Band hit the stage next taking this rowdy crowd to another level.
    Todd Phelps & His Three Legged Band closed out the evening with a rocking set of standard and original Pure Texas Music.
    All I can say is that this evening was one to remember.
    Thanks to Phi Delta Theta, the great "educata" and Dave at Gruene With Envy for sponsoring this great event.
    I had a great time, even though we all did lose an hour with the daylight savings hour jump forward...what time did we all end up getting home anyway...hahaha.



  • March 30, 2002
    WEEdEN performed at The Pier on Lake Austin this early evening.
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were there to rock out a short 45 minute set to a nice great partying crowd.
    Opening for Pushmonkey is an experience.
    Thanks to Joel for getting us a great sound.
    I, personally, had another great evening with family...and with the band.
    What a day...considering, we thought the rain would never end...just in the nick of time.



  • March 28, 2002
    Dan Sheridan performed this evening at the new version of Steamboat at Riverside and Congress, here in Austin.
    It is great to see such a great club making a reincarnation here in Austin.
    Landis Armstrong, Dave Wesselowski and I were there supporting Dan as his band.
    This was a special evening, considering I had my immediate family here at this show as well.
    The crowd was nice, large, loud and supportive.
    Del Castillo followed with their amazing, incredible, great sound!
    I really do enjoy their Latin music.
    Sun Vocina closed the show out with a great rocking set!
    There were so many friends in the house...too many to mention.
    I look forward to the next 4 weeks, rocking with these great musicians.
    This club is now on top of my favorite listing for Austin...look out!
    So, get out and support live music here in town...thanks to Danny Crooks and everyone else at the Steamboat.



  • March 23, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this early evening at the infamous, Saxon Pub on South Lamar here in Austin, 78704!
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were all there rocking out a full hour set of originals to a huge crowd, for this pub, in this great evening!
    Following our set, Juliet Turner hit the stage next with her band that included a friend from U.N.T., Jason, on the percussion, tabla, etc....and they performed a great set.
    Ruthie Foster then hit the stage to perform her folk, groove for the remaining fans that were sticking it out.
    Thanks to Richard for getting us a great sound...sorry we were so loud...
    This was a blast of an evening.
    Thanks.



  • March 19, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at the nice Speakeasy Lounge here in Austin.
    Sam, Chris, Alex and I rocked out a full hour and a half of originals with a cover thrown in there as well.
    Opposite Day closed the show with their rocking original tunes.
    Thanks to Steve for getting us a great sound.
    It has been too long since we rocked this joint.



  • March 15, 2002
    Todd Phelps and his Three Legged Band peformed this evening for an un-official SXSW showcase at the Coppertank.
    Todd Turner, Jaff Davis, Mark McCommas, and I were there to back up Todd for the evening.
    We kicked off the night around 8:30 pm to a great size crowd.
    Seth James and his two fellow musicians hit the stage next as a trio to rock out a great set of powerful rock and blues.
    Dash Rip Rock followed with their New Orleans version of rock!...and what a show that is to see.
    Cory Morrow closed out the eveving with a great set of originals and country standards to a huge loud partying crowd.
    This was one of the best nights ever...a great time!



  • February 28, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at MoMo's Club here in Austin on W. 6th St..
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were there to rock a full one hour set of original tunes.
    Speer followed us, with Sockpuppet, and Sun Vocina closing out the night.
    Thanks to all that were there to enjoy the evening.
    There were many friends in the crowd including DaHeBeGeBees and many others.
    Thanks to Frenchy for getting us a great sound!
    This was an enjoyable evening.



  • February 23, 2002
    WEEdEN performed for a Private Party outside at Hanover's in Pflugerville.
    Alex, Sam and I were there rocking out a full hour set of original tunes.
    Thanks to Mickey, the great sound guy that gave us a nice huge sound.
    This was a great, beautiful day in Central Texas as we played, facing westward, towards the setting sun.
    Thanks to those friends that were there for a little support.



  • February 21, 2002
    Todd Phelps performed this evening down in San Marcos, on the town square, at Nephews, to a huge crowd.
    Todd Turner, Jeff Davis, Mark Fleming, and I were all there supporting Todd as The Three Legged Band.
    We opened for Jason Boland and The Stragglers, who put on a a great show and are also a bunch of cool guys.
    Thanks to all that were there in support.
    Let me mention that this club is full of a bunch of Coyote Ugly's...to say the least.
    I would like to give a big thanks to Brad for letting me bang on his drums and new Aquarian skins...I really enjoyed playing the DW's!



  • February 8, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at the Red Room above Maggie Mae's on 6th St. here in Austin.
    Mardi Gras celebration has begun!
    Let me tell you how many boobies we got to see.
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were all there rocking out a full hour set of original tunes.
    The crowd was huge and responsive!
    Thanks to all that were there in support.
    The band Isola followed with the band Trepenation closing the show.
    I enjoyed running into a few old friends from way back when.
    I also went home with no beads around my neck...giving them all away to the nice girls that shared their boobies with me!



  • February 1, 2002
    Todd Phelps performed this evening at the Lakeway Inn for a private party.
    Todd Turner, Jeff Davis, Mark McCommas, and I were there to support Todd as his band.
    Thanks to Dave Lytle, of Gruene With Envy, for hanging out with us all night.
    Thanks to all that were there helping us out up there on stage, by singing and shaking the tambourine.
    It was a wild time!
    Man, does this town have a sh*t load of deer runing around...crazy!...they were everywhere!



  • January 31, 2002
    Todd Phelps performed this evening at La Zona Rosa here in Austin.
    Todd Turner, Jeff Davis, Mark McCommas, and I were all there supporting Todd as his Three Legged Band.
    We opened for Colin Gilmore, the son of legendary Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and his band that put on an excellent show.
    There was a nice crowd here this evening at this great club.
    Thanks to Cassie for getting us a great sound.
    This was a great time.



  • January 23, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at MoMo's Club on W.6th St. here in Austin.
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I rocked out a loud 45 minute set.
    Pennyroyal and Daffodil opened in front of us, with another great rocking band, that I forget to name, closeing the show.
    Thanks to Damien for working the sound and giving us plenty of volume...considering this was a rock night!
    Thanks to all that were there in support, showing their true appreciation to all these talented musicians.
    This was a good time!



  • January 19, 2002
    Todd Phelps performed this evening down in New Braunfels at the River Road Icehouse.
    Todd Turner, Jeff Davis, and I were there to support Todd Phelps as his Three Legged Band.
    Drew Cowan opened the show in front of us.
    Thanks to Dave Lytle and Gruene With Envy.com for sponsoring this gig.
    There was a nice small crowd that stayed with us all evening in spite of the cold, cold weather.
    I had a great time hearing Jennifer sing Bob Dylan's "Tom Thumb's Blues" as we all sat around, after hours, for a few beers...what a treat...



  • January 17, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at the Red Room above Maggie Mae's on E. 6th St. here in Austin.
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were there rocking hard!
    There was a nice small crowd in the club that included many good friends.
    Watershed followed with Eggbo closing the show.



  • January 12, 2002
    Todd Phelps performed this evening at Mango's on the Guadalupe drag here in Austin this evening for the Delta Chi fraternity party.
    Todd Turner, Jeff Davis, Mark McCommas and I were there to support Todd as his band.
    The crowd was huge and responsive.
    Roger Creager was the headliner following our set.
    Thanks to Matt Medearis for letting me sit in the hot seat behind the cage and take his drums for a spin.
    It was great seeing so many good friends there as well.



  • January 9, 2002
    WEEdEN performed this evening at MoMo's Club on W.6th St. here in Austin.
    Alex, Chris, Sam and I were all there rocking out a full set of original tunes.
    Far Cry opened the show with Sharee Allison taking the stage second leaving us has the headliner.
    There were many folks in the house showing their support including friends such as Penny Jo Pullus, Chris Wall, Heath and Omar of Vallejo, Dan Sheridan and many, many more.
    Thanks to all that were there.
    This was a great evening!


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