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EDDIE FROM OHIO EMAILER MAY 2022

EDDIE FROM OHIO EMAILER MAY 2022

Clockwise from upper left:  Edhead Cruise; Clem in Philly 4/28; Julie with 8-time EFO producer Billy Wolf at The Birchmere; Eddie at the Hamilton with the band everything 4/30

HAPPY MAY, EDHEADS

As we mentioned two months ago, following our Edhead Cruise to Alaska in August, Eddie from Ohio will be stepping back from performing live indefinitely. We truly appreciate all the kind words and memories you've shared with us.

If you'd like to part of our last hurrah before stepping away, there's still time ... Deadline for final payment is May 3. More Edhead Cruise info below.

For other EFO related news, please read on....




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THE CRUISE: DEADLINE FOR SIGNUP IS MAY 3....

EDHEAD 30TH ANNIVERSARY CRUISE AUGUST 2022

Here is a NEW letter that went out to all the Edheads Cruisers from Fan Club Cruises

Hey Edheads,

It’s time to celebrate our 30th(+1) anniversary in grand style. Most of you know that we had planned a 30th anniversary cruise for this August and had to move that to Aug 2022. And if you didn’t know, you do now!

Alumni of prior Edhead cruises know how unique an experience this is; and for our 30th anniversary celebration, we’re making it even more special by going to a true bucket list destination—Alaska! We’ll sail roundtrip out of Vancouver and visit Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan. We’ll sail through the gorgeous Inside Passage twice and also visit the incredible Hubbard Glacier.

And there’s a special surprise opportunity in Juneau that we’ll announce a few months before the cruise. We promise it’s something you won’t want to miss!

Cabins are still available at $1459pp plus tax. And those rates include the classic beverage package, wifi and pre-paid gratuities. That’s over $700pp in free extras!

We hope you can join us for this once-in-a-lifetime experience! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Donald at Fan Club Cruises. His email is donald@d2demand.com. And most of your questions can also be answered at the Edhead Cruise webpage -


The Edhead Cruise webpage - https://fanclubcruises.com/event/eddie-from-ohio-alaska-experience




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MICHAEL CLEM's late APRIL & MAY (COMING TO PHILLY THIS THURSDAY! MICHIGAN MAY 14! FLORIDA AT MONTH'S END)

EFO's Michael Clem just finished his 11th songwriting class with the Front Porch. Stay tuned for the next course offering (tba)....late April and May will remain action-packed before shoving off for 10 days to Jerusalem in early June. Shows and events listed below... CLEIDSNER BELL (an All-Star quartet with Rusty Speidel, Paul Rosner, Paul Bell & MC) at Batesville Mkt on Friday May 20 is not to be missed!
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Having written a bunch of tunes over the pandemic slowdown, EFO's Michael Clem has teamed up with friend/producer Rusty Speidel to record five of them for the new EP Rivannarama, released January 12 last year.

ORDER A LIMITED EDITION HARD COPY ON CD (U.S. Only)
Send $10 via
Venmo – @Michael-Clem-4
or
PayPal – jfishmusic@hotmail.com
please include your mailing address in the message

OR
ORDER A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
http://michaelclem.bandcamp.com

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CLEM'S late APRIL & MAY
Th/28 solo at Lansdowne Folk Club, Lansdowne PA 7:30-9:30pm
Fr/29 solo at Private House Concert, Annapolis MD 7:30pm
Sa/30 solo at Lake Thoreau Concerts, Reston VA 6-7:30pm
Su/May 1 solo at Salamander Resort & Spa, Middleburg VA 4-7pm
Sa/7 solo at Private House Concert, Charlottesville VA 7pm
Sa/14 solo at House Concert - Gopherwood Concerts, Cadillac MI 7pm (see website for details)
Fr/20 CLEIDSNER BELL at Batesville Market, Batesville VA 6-9pm
Sa/21 solo at Montifalco Vineyard, Advance Mills VA 12:30-3:30pm
Fr/27 solo at Private House Concert, Pensacola FL 8pm
Sa/28 solo at Private House Concert, St. Augustine FL 7pm
Su/29 duo w/Paul Bell at Barrel Oak Winery, Delaplane VA 1-5pm
Every Monday Night - Host to Cville Songwriter Nite, The Local, Cville VA 9-11pm

Now available for House Concerts
(Calendar has been filled up with trips all over, from Michigan to Florida)
https://michaelclem.com/house-concerts/
The house shows have been a blast - see the reviews here
https://michaelclem.com/house-concert-reviews/
For all things MC visit http://michaelclem.com
MC's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/michaelclemmusic




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EDDIE - THE IN-DEMAND PERCUSSIONIST PLAYS WITH OLD FRIENDS, everything, APRIL 30

Like March when our own Eddie Hartness jumped in with longtime EFO pal Pat McGee at his Washington DC City Winery show, Eddie heads back to the District, this time at Hamilton's to join old JMU friends, everything, for a stellar reunion show. This one is not to be missed.... a top flight lineup with all the glorious e: songs you know and love. To sweeten the deal - Pat McGee will be opening the show!!!

More info can be found at

https://live.thehamiltondc.com/listing/?fbclid=IwAR1Y2_09GPQBcjDdfseWYWqQNJVkHUrw9aM9GUJbTPBvy6aTi_0exjJsszA




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ROBBIE SCHAEFER INFORMATION... (birthday on May 26!)


I have a new PODCAST. It's called Walk With Me and what happens is I take walks and you . . . well, you walk with me. Virtually. Figuratively. And I talk and play music since I'm good at both those things.
Here's a link to a FREE one. If you like it, there's plenty more where that came from on my
Patreon
page. You can hear 'em all (and get other exclusive music and goodies) for just $10 a month.
WALK WITH ME (Ep.2): Flight Club
(p.s. that's an olive in my mouth because I love them)

For All Things Robbie, visit his website
http://robbieschaefer.com
You can also visit his Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/robbieschaefer




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NORTH PACIFIC RAIN ON YOUTUBE

THE SUMMER ELVIS DIED...
Wrote a song about it. On 16 August 1977, Elvis did, in fact, die. It's the opening track of our 1993 album, Actually Not - "North Pacific Rain" which opens with that Elvis line. Our apologies to the Edheads who have let us know the live stream platforms truncate the mp3 version of NPR. While we attempt to get that problem corrected, here's a YouTube link of "North Pacific Rain (The Summer Elvis Died)" in all its uninterrupted glory. Thanks to the great Billy Wolf for his production, and Rest In Peace, Mr. Mike Auldridge - your dobro work is heaven on earth.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axLHVF6uEZM

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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.

https://www.amazon.com/Live-at-Birchmere-Eddie-Ohio/dp/B077XJQ3MR/ref=sr_1_8?dchild=1&keywords=eddie+from+ohio&qid=1599075912&sr=8-8




EDDIE FROM OHIO WOLF TRAP VIDEO

In case you missed it, our friends at Wolf Trap released a live performance of your folk foursome for their "Park Pop-Ups" series. The video is still up for your viewing pleasure:
https://www.wolftrap.org/calendar/performance/sessions/eddiefromohio.aspx#datetime=08012020T160000





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

https://eddiefromohio.com/video





EFO MUSIC ON THE INTERNET


All of EFO’s music is available for digital download at https://www.amazon.com/s?k=eddie+from+ohio&ref=nb_sb_noss_1

Hard copies (what are left) are now only available at our live performances, but all digital downloads are available at iTunes, Amazon, and others.





EFO SHIRTS ARE BACK!!

All you Edheads who've been waiting to replace your EFO swag - well, now's your chance. Check out https://www.redbubble.com/shop/?query=eddie%20from%20ohio&ref=search_box 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. See more from Oslo, at his website, http://oslographics.com






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.



OTHER NEWS

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THANKS FOR ALL THE LOVE THE PAST 31 YEARS!

juliemikeeddie&robbie

email us at eddiefromohio@gmail.com