EDDIE FROM OHIO JANUARY 2018 EMAILER
HAPPY NEW YEAR, Edheads!
BIRCHMERE! BIRCHMERE! BIRCHMERE!
Time again for our mid-January trio of shows at The Birchmere in Alexandria VA. For the 15th year in a row, we will be turning in our Winter three-date run at our favorite hometown haunt.
The great Jake Armerding will be opening all three nights as well as joining us on fiddle & mando. Our good friends Paul & Big John will be returning to record and capture the show each night on CD for sale, which we'll gladly sign in the lobby afterward.
Saturday is SOLD OUT, and the other two nights are on their way. For the record, all three nights sold out in advance last year. Don't miss out! Click the dates on the right column for details.
There's lots of additional great news below - please read on....
(photo by Justin Ide, Jefferson Theater, 16Dec17)
MICHAEL CLEM TRIO OF FIVE W/ TWO VA SHOWS THIS WEEKEND
Like the past few years, EFO's Michael Clem will take his Trio of Five to two fine Viriginia venues this weekend.
Friday, January 5 The Batesville Market, Batesville VA, 6:30-9pm
Saturday, January 6 Jammin Java, Vienna VA, 7:30pm (Justin Storer opens)
With Rusty Speidel, Thomas Gunn, Matty Metcalfe & Paul Rosner in tow - this is an annual tradition not to be missed. Details at michaelclem.com
Other Clem shows in January
Sa/20 Rusty Speidel & friends, Batesville Market, Batesville VA 6:30-9
Su/28 duo with Andrew Green, Cunningham Creek Winery, Palmyra VA, 2-5
Also, check out the brand new Susie & The Pistols website, complete with a new video. https://susieandthepistols.com
Lots of show details & information there, including “Fifty Clementines”
Available at CD Baby, iTunes & Amazon.com
Follow Michael Clem on Twitter @JFishMusic
LIKE THE MICHAEL CLEM & MICHAEL CLEM TRIO ON FACEBOOK
Finally, all kinds of Clem Swag is available at
Red Bubble's Michael Clem Page http://www.redbubble.com/people/michaelclem/works/18630649-clem-swag?ref=recent-owner
CDs at https://bulletproofartists.com/product-category/michael-clem/
ROBBIE SCHAEFER'S NEW "SOUNDS LIKE HOME" CD IS OUT AND AVAILABLE -
LIGHT YEARS TO PREMIER IN FEBRUARY
Robbie Schaefer's Sounds Like Home: Songs From Light Years is a collection of songs from his forthcoming musical, Sounds Like Home features Jake Armerding (Eddie From Ohio) on fiddle and Daniel Clarke (kd Lang, Ryan Adams) on piano. The CD is now out and will be available at the upcoming Birchmere shows.
LIGHT YEARS, Robbie’s new musical is "a deeply personal tale of immigration, musical gifts and the steadfast bond between father and son”. It will premiere at Arlington, Virginia’s Signature Theatre in February, 2018. Individual tickets go on sale in June.
Full and partial season subscriptions are available now: http://www.sigtheatre.org/events/2017-18/light-years/
Check out Robbie's OneVoice community by clicking http://www.onevoicecommunity.org/ OneVoice
Robbie's new and improved website is also up: http://robbieschaefer.com
His Facebook page
EDDIE FROM OHIO’S 1992 LIVE! AT THE BIRCHMERE CASSETTE RE-RELEASED!
Our first recording was a cassette - looong out of print, but it’s NOW AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD!
On April 14, 1992, EFO took part in the WAMA Crosstown Jam. Our multi-act showcase was at The Birchmere in Arlandria VA (its legendary 2nd location directly on Mt Vernon Ave, blocks from the current locale). The wonderful house sound engineer, Billy Wolf, honored our request to make a board tape of our set. We couldn't believe the results of his beautiful mix, and decided to make a cassette for sale at our shows - a tape we referred to as "The 6 Pack". We moved a whole bunch of units at 5 bucks each, and it marked the beginning of growing our audience around our original music, and not just our covers. It also marked the beginning of an incredible relationship with Billy, who essentially took us under his wing, mentored us, and worked with us in earnest in the studio (producing 8 albums!) as well as other live projects. BOOya, Billy!
This recording has been out of circulation for some time, but a recent discovery of a fairly clean copy inspired us to make it available again. Hear us in all our infant glory (two acoustic guitars & hand percussion -- as well as Robbie on some killer guirro on track 5).
Go back in time to the days of Robbie's fanny pack, Mike's mullet, Eddie's dashiki, & Julie's midi dress w/combat boots. No pictures, just audio. You'll simply have to "imagine us" while you listen.
& by all means, feel free to write a review at the CD Baby page...... but only if it's positive!
EFO 3 SONG SET CAPTURED ON VIDEO IN NYC
While we were at the ever-hospitable City Winery in New York City, we partook in one of their fine offerings: an intimate live video, professionally shot and edited called “Cellar Sessions, One on One”.
See the results for yourself on our video page
EFO MUSIC ON THE INTERNET
A number of you have reached out to us noticing that our music was no longer available at such platforms as Spotify, YouTube, etc… You’re very astute, but there’s no cause for long term alarm. We have been in the process of re-aligning all of our digital distribution which involved pulling down all of our music, and reloading with the good folks at CD Baby. From there, most of the internet partners you’ve come to know and love will eventually carry our titles, as well. In the meantime - all of EFO’s music is available for digital download at https://store.cdbaby.com/Search/ZWRkaWUgZnJvbSBvaGlv/0
Some hard copies for a few of the albums are available at BULLETPROOF, https://bulletproofartists.com/product-category/eddie-from-ohio/, but all digital downloads are available at CD Baby. iTunes, Amazon, and others will soon follow, hopefully within the month.
EFO SHIRTS ARE BACK!!
All you Edheads who've been waiting to replace your EFO swag - well, now's your chance. Check outhttp://www.redbubble.com/people/eddiefromohio Red Bubble's EFO Site. Our good friend and master artist Oslo, has put up some past logos, and now you can design your own shirts, hoodies,even a cell phone case! Pick your color, pick your style, pick your logo - it's so easy and PayPal-friendly!
EFO SHOWS OF YORE UPLOADED FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE
Many shows have been uploaded to http://archive.org/details/EddieFromOhio.
Performances from all over the country at all different stages in our quarter century career.
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HERE'S TO A GREAT 2018!
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