"Reckless Abandon", a collection of 11 original songs, drawing on both contemporary and traditional influences and recorded in a stripped-down, acoustic format, has finally made it's way into the world-at-large. Released on August 1st, it has begun to gain attention at Folk radio, making the #16 album, #21 song ("Ordinary Miracles") and #22 artist on the charts for it's debut month. Off to a great start! The album and individual songs are available on this site for listening and download, and will be soon be made available on all major internet downloading and streaming sites.
Welcome to my site! Please feel free to look around, hear some sounds and find out where I'll be playing next...
"Songnest Live" at the Crying Wolf
Excited to be part of this weekly writers-in-the-round event, hosted by Craig Lackey and Ken Veltz in the hip east Nashville bar "The Crying Wolf". I'll be joined by fellow songwriters Marcus Pearson and Roger Jaeger. Great sound, awesome talent, laid-back vibe, stupendous burgers. What's not to love?
Special Guest at Unity of Music City
Very happy to be a special guest and share some music with my friends at Unity of Music City once again. Come be inspired by an uplifting service and musical celebration!
Susan Shann and the Brown's Gift Shop Revival Band at Lulu's!!
I'll be trading acoustic song sets once again with my good friends Mark Meadors, Brian Mooney, Martin VanTassle and Lucas Kettner of the Brown's Gift Shop Revival Band. They're hip, funky, cool, kinda bluesy... they'll make you a fan! Me, I'll just do what I do and hope you like it!!
Old School's Neighborhood Night
Playing a feature set of music for the "Neighborhood Social" night in the bar at Old School, hosted by Jason Courson.
Love and Unity Under One Sun - Solar Eclipse Celebration
In observance of the once-in- a-lifetime solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017, Tennessee Activist Coalition, Nashville Peace & Justice, New Earth Matters TN and other community partner organizations are coming together in Hadley Park for song, dance and inspiration from 10AM till 3PM.
Some of Tennessee’s most distinctive performing artists as well as notable progressive speakers will take to the stage to lift up peace, justice, equality, sustainability and goodwill. With an emphasis on the multi-cultural and richly diverse city that is Nashville, Love & Unity Under One Sun will provide entertainment, food and community from the wide array of citizens who call Nashville home. This is a celebration of the best of who we are; shining a positive light on humankind.
Lightwave Solar will be providing FREE NASA Official Eclipse Glasses for attendees. Please be sure to pre-register for yours at link below.
Pre-register for glasses: http://bit.ly/2tkCLIf
Donate a minimum of $10 and receive a souvenir event poster. Donations go towards event costs (The organizers thank you in advance). Visual for poster coming soon.
Donate here: http://bit.ly/2tTEm4C
Susan Shann and Brown's Gift Shop Revival Band at Lulu's Cafe
If you've never been to Lulu's Cafe, it's a really fun, hip little eaterie and music venue in Watertown, TN - about 45 min. east of Nashville. I'm looking forward to playing there this Sat., July 29th, from 7-10pm with my good friends from "Brown's Gift Shop Revival Band": Mark Meadors, Brian Mooney, Martin VanTassle and Lucas Ketner, doing their funky, bluesy, groovy acoustic thing. We will alternate sets (I'm solo), mix n match, lay it down and have a blast! Any of my Nashvegas friends brave enought to make the journey and come join us? We'd love to see you!!
Special guest performer at MCCSL
Joining my family at Music City Center for Spiritual Living for a wonderful message with Rev.'s Michael and Dyann Woody and smokin' hot music with Larry Faragalli and the "McSizzle" band (and yours truly)! Come be part of the fun!
Special guest at CSLN
Excited to be joining my friends at CSLN once again for a morning of spiritual community, an inspiring lesson from Rev. Mitch and great music w Max Niederle and the CSLN band! Service starts at 11am.
Same Old Song
Hosted by JJ Jones, this promises to be a fun, strange night in which there will be numerous, humorous variations on one theme: the song "These Boots Are Made for Walking", written by Lee Hazlewood and made famous by Nancy Sinatra. Come on out and see just how weirdly creative we can be!!
Special Guest Performer at MCCSL
Come to Music City Center for Spiritual Living and be inspired by the uplifting talk from Reverends Michael or Dyann Woody as well as the music. It's always an honor to perform for this wonderful spiritual community! Service begins at 11, and I will be performing two songs.
Make it Blue Monday at Kimbro's
A night of fun and great music featuring Madeleine Kelson from 7-8pm, yours truly from 8-9pm and Kristen Castro from 9-10pm. Come on out and be part of the celebration!
Guest artist at CSLN
I will be performing a couple songs at the Sunday service, 11am, with the fabulous Center for Spiritual Living Nashville house band. Hope to see you there!!
Music for a Better World
This is a benefit for the Tennessee Alliance for Progress, featuring numerous songwriters performing socially conscious songs with cultural, environmental, spiritual and political themes of creating a better world. Tickets are $10. Come support this great organization and enjoy some uplifting music!
I'm honored once again to be the featured performer for the 11am service tomorrow at Music City center for Spiritual Living. Please come join us for a great message and some cool music!