EDDIE FROM OHIO late FEBRUARY/MARCH 2018 EMAILER
The Winter Games torch may be out, but things are just heating up in the EFO World. No EFO shows, but bustling activities are happening with various EFO members. Read on, Edhead Olympian, read on...
ROBBIE SCHAEFER'S LIGHT YEARS RUNS UNTIL MARCH 4!
Having just started Tuesday, February 6 Robbie's musical has absolutely lit up! LIGHT YEARS is "a deeply personal tale of immigration, musical gifts and the steadfast bond between father and son”. Julie has seen it and wept. Eddie has seen it and screamed. Mike has not yet seen it, but through the benefit of time travel, has fast forwarded to his attendance this Tuesday where he will apparently weep AND scream. The rave reviews from so many attendees have been astounding. Spoiler alert: Robbie plays guitar & sings... but there is sooo much more to this production with its stellar cast. It will only run until March 4 at Arlington, Virginia’s Signature Theatre. Don't miss your chance to catch the greatest musical every written by an Eddie from Ohio member! You go, Robbie!
Tickets are available now: http://www.sigtheatre.org/events/2017-18/light-years/
Robbie Schaefer's Sounds Like Home: Songs From Light Years is a collection of songs from his 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 performances.
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
EFO's MICHAEL CLEM PERFORMS TWO SOLO SHOWS THIS WEEKEND IN MARYLAND & Northern VIRGINIA
This Friday 3/2, EFO's Michael Clem will cross over the Chesapeake Bay, returning to play his own solo show at the wonderful Avalon Theatre in Easton MD. On Saturday night 3/3, for the 3rd Year in a row, Clem returns to his old stomping grounds of Falls Church to play solo at Art & Frame. Another big show will be The Michael Clem Trio at The Front Porch in Charlottesville VA -- a great new listening room! Clem will also be on the TV this month (viewable online as well). Details here.
Clem shows in late February/March
We/28 Interview on WOWD 94.3FM, Takoma Park MD, 4-6pm
Fr/Mar 2 solo show, Avalon Theatre/Stoltz Listening Room, Easton MD 8-10pm
Sa/Mar 3 solo show, Art & Frame, Falls Church VA, 7:30pm
Fr/Mar 9 Susie & The Pistols, Glass House Winery, Free Union VA 6-9pm
Su/Mar 11 duo w/Andrew Green, Cunningham Creek Winery, Palmyra VA 2-5pm
Th/Mar 22 Featured on TV's Charlottesville Inside-Out 8:30pm see Event Page
Sa/Mar 24 MICHAEL CLEM TRIO, The Front Porch, Charlottesville VA 7:30pm
Su.Mar 25 duo w/Tom Marshall, Glass House Winery, Free Union VA 2-5pm
PLEASE SAVE THE DATE, RICHMOND VA
Fr/May 25 Michael Clem Trio of Five @ Tin Pan, Richmond VA
Details for all MC shows at http://michaelclem.com/events/
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/
JAKE ARMERDING UPDATE!
Not only did our fearless mandolin/violin brother-in-arms Jake Armerding smash the goal of his Kickstarter this past month, he just turned the big 4-0 over the weekend! Congrats and Happy Bday, youngster!
You can read more about Jake's new project here https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1099842516/sweet-octave-a-new-album-by-jake-armerding.
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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GO SEE LIGHT YEARS !
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