gobble gobble

just a reminder that gobblefest is this coming weekend, october 8th and 9th. definitely check it out if you are in sydney. static in action are playing on the saturday at governor's pub (facebook event) with black tooth grinn and the wilds of borneo as well as some more dancy acts on the 1st floor.

here is a hilarious video about it:

and here is an informative video with a great soundtrack (ha ha):

to me, it's kind of special that gobblefest is happening this year. it's a tradition, you know? it's great to see everyone come together and organize, perform at and attend a great event every year that everyone looks forward to. so when you are done your tofurky check out one or all of these 4 great shows. more info can be found at caper radio dot com.

Posted: 2011-10-04 13:55:58 UTC by ap

country music

i want to tell you about an exciting show coming up which is being organized by my good friend billie yvette rogers. from yvette:

"so... there is an outfit in rear baddeck called "Rocking Horse Ranch and Rehabilitation" who takes horses who were abused / neglected / destined for the slaughterhouse, gives them a loving home, and runs a trail ride operation and lesson farm, and has some up for adoption.

it costs a lot of money to feed those friends."

so we're putting on a show! it's gonna be on october 30 at the ranch itself and each performer is going to be doing a couple of tunes by their favorite country music artist. i have chosen to do patsy cline, because she rocks. i'd suggest y'all come on out and enjoy some old timey country music for a great cause. and you know what else, it's right before halloween so dressing up country style is encouraged. how fun! check out the events section for more details.

Posted: 2011-09-27 14:08:01 UTC by ap

upcoming events

i'm going to reserve the events section on this site for my own gigs but i'll let you know here about upcoming gigs for other bands i am in. 

if you are in sydney, you can check out my punk band, static in action at two shows in the near future:  we're playing at the upstairs club on september 30th.  this show is a fundraiser for gobblefest, which is coincidentally the next show we are playing on october 8th at governor's pub.  you really should check out gobblefest, it's a weekend-long festival with local and away bands that occurs on thanksgiving weekend.  it's been kind of a traditional event though it seemed to be going the way of the wild turkey (actually i think there's probably still a lot of wild turkeys around - was i talking about the booze?  that's probably doing well too.  ah well, you know what i meant), but this year caper radio has revived it. 

i'll probably be talking about caper radio a lot on here, since it's run by friends of mine and they just happen to be doing an INCREDIBLE job at promoting local music in cape breton.  but, since i don't want to use up all my blog content in one day, i will wait til the next awesome thing they do to tell you more about my feelings about caper.  check out www.caperradio.com anyway and see for yourself. 

Posted: 2011-09-22 12:57:19 UTC by ap

welcome to my world

hello!  welcome to my brand new website!  i have been thinking about a website for a really long time, but i never got it together.  luckily i now have an amazing website designer for a boyfriend!  if you poke around on here you'll notice that almost everything i've ever recorded is available for free download in the music section.  there are videos too. and it's not all solo stuff either - i've put up some treats from past and present bands like yellow, static in action and the novemberists as well. 

i will be posting shows on here and i'll try to keep the blog updated.  i'll let you know about anything i am up to musically but i might also use this space to tell you about bands i like or things i enjoy.

speaking of what i am up to and bands i like, i have been jamming with some really awesome people lately.  i am hoping that some new songs will come out of it and i hope that there is some recording in my future - although there's not much money, i can tell you that. being in school is great but it does have limitations.  it won't stop me though, i have lots of ideas and plans to work toward.

so look around and check back as often as you like.  thanks for stopping by!

Posted: 2011-09-22 12:34:05 UTC by ap