Tag Archive | music

Sax and the City

Sax and the City

It’s no secret that I love music. I’ve written about barbershop and Billy Idol, and if you ever meet me in person, both of those things will definitely come up in conversation at least once. About a year ago a friend of mine posted a video on her facebook and a new obsession was born. […]

It’s A Nice Day For A…Billy Idol Concert

It’s A Nice Day For A…Billy Idol Concert

Aside from my love of barbershop music, I am also a HUGE nerd for Billy Idol. I’m not even sure I can recall what prompted my love for him. All I know is his music makes me happy, and he’s not bad to look at either. Last Thursday, my friend and I went to see him […]

Competition Day 1 – It begins!

Today (11/5) is the first day of quartet competition! Unfortunately we won’t be able to see all of the quartets because we do need to rehearse. The quartet competition is for all 45 competitors, remember, so it’s going to go all day long. Today we had one rehearsal scheduled for the early afternoon. So we […]

Barbershop: It’s not just your grandmother’s hobby

Barbershop: It’s not just your grandmother’s hobby

It’s also my hobby…and the hobby of tens of thousands of other people all over the world. You think I’m kidding, but I can put my music where my mouth is. I won’t go into a detailed history, but let’s see if I can sum it up. The men’s organization, Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS), was originally […]

My weekend in San Frans–what the heck was that?

There’s no way to accurately describe the way I see the world. I could spend hour after hour coming up with my first blog in an attempt to give you, the reader, a glimpse of what’s to come. That would be a waste of both our time. The easiest way to see life through my […]