April 9, 2019

One of the more alluring aspects of being a full-time musician is that no one is telling you what to where, where to be, or what to do.  Essentially, your time is your own until show time. Very rarely does your professional demeanor begin when you flip the sound system...

March 31, 2018

“You get paid HOW much an hour?  I wish I could have your job.”

Well, it’s not as simple as that.  A lot of musicians will charge between $50-200 an hour but that’s only for 1-3 hours of work and some musicians only have one show a week.  If you work those numbers into...

February 5, 2018

This past weekend I had the opportunity to legitimately feel like a rockstar, visit my mom’s hometown, meet a community of people who show nothing but love and support, all in one place.  I was recently hired by Livestrong, a nonprofit group whose mission is to provide...

January 29, 2018

Damn.  I’m late as jump into my car to head towards San Antonio.

Clothes, check.

Podcasts, check.

Guitar…..crap (turns around)

15 years ago, my parents approached me and said “Son, you’re 15 now.  School is  It’s time for you to get a job.”  The thought of flipping burgers...

January 23, 2018

This past weekend was one of the rare weekends where I didn’t take the stage alone, I was able to take the stage with my family.  When I’m not belting out songs with my trusty Taylor 416c, I’m playing my Epiphone Broadway hollow body with my band, Fierce Kelly.

I’ve bee...

January 11, 2018

Many musicians head into the new year scared of the gigs they will not get.  Don't let that happen to you

Resolutions begin flying around this time like newly emerging fireflies, illuminating their hopeful intentions with the goal of keeping the light going throughout t...

January 2, 2018

Ever since I was a little boy, I have been singing at the top of my lungs.  I simply enjoyed the happiness it brought me when I listened to one of my favorite songs at the time and was able to match the artist note for note.  It's as if the singer was giving me their s...

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