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Great Week in Music

This last week found me with the busiest performing schedule in years. Four gigs, four days. The best part, each of the four shows were completely different:
Wednesday June 24th, I hosted open mic at Intermission. This was the first time in over a decade I have hosted a formal open mic. Sure, I have 'invited guests, regularly, but this was a bit different. It was a great night with performances by Will Yates, the one and only Jerry Duginski, Rob Piehl, and instrumentalist Tom Cat. Friday June 26th I performed at the CVA for the Wisconsin Visual Atrists' Guilds "Rhythm & Blues 2009" gallery opening. This show found me performing totally acoustic guitar, no singing. It has been quite a while since I performed as an instrumentalist (in fact the last time was at a previous CVA Gallery Opening).Friday June 26th - I sat in with The Townies at Malarkey's on percussion. That's right, percussion. Years ago I used to sit in with Mary and The Mercenaries and jam with…

Quick JC Updates

New Gigs:
05-30-09 - Jim Carlson Solo06-17-09 - Jim Carlson Solo 07-16-09 - The Jim Carlson Trio
Featuring Rober Bardo and Brian Miller07-16-09 - The Jim Carlson Trio
Featuring Rober Bardo and Brian Miller 08-13-09 - Jim Carlson SoloNew Posts:
Updated Facebook Band and Business Pages on - an internet marketing blogGreat Gigs:
Thanks to all who came out last Friday and Saturday @ Peking. What a blast. More gigs pending, will update and Jim Carlson on Facebook soon.

Jim Carlson Updates

A couple of brief announcements. First of all, three shows have been added for April 2009:

04-04-09 - The Jim Carlson Trio Featuring: John Hocker and Sean McCue - Mickey's Billiards04-08-09 - Jim Carlson Solo - Malarkey's Pub04-18-09 - Jim Carlson & Roger Bardo - RedEye Brewing CompanyNew Logos: I've been playing with some new logo ideas, here are the latest:

New Music: After listening to the scrapped 'Further Out' sessions, I found a few gems that have triggered new writing, arranging and recording of basic tracks. I'm having fun working with the material, but at this point there is no imminent release date scheduled.

The Jim Carlson Trio: After a bit of a break, the Jim Carlson Trio is returning to the stage. Although the Trio had a pretty consistent line up over the last couple of years, I fully expect that this year you will various versions of the Trio. What are the versions?

Doc Holiday Era Trio: Jim Carlson, Roger Bardo (bass), Brian Miller (drums)Out of…