First of all, I apologize for not getting a blog out last week – I had a couple of time-sensitive writing projects and just couldn’t get to it. Hopefully, that will not happen again!
The featured songwriter at Brewer’s Alley Songwriters’ Showcase on Monday, Oct 7, is Nashville-based JEFF MILLER, king of the looper pedal!
While most singer-songwriters are content to accompany their voices with unadorned guitar, Jeff prefers to build layer upon layer of sound with the aid of his looper ... read more
On Monday, Sept. 23, at Brewer’s Alley Songwriters’ Showcase, we are featuring the prodigious talents of Baltimore singer-songwriter TEPORAH, http://www.reverbnation.com/teporah whose piano and vocal excursions are reminiscent of Laura Nyro, with a touch of the confessionals of Tori Amos, coupled with some of the quirkiness of Regina Spektor – but she in the end, she is all her own woman!
Teporah has been making the trip from Baltimore to Frederick for a number of years now, and so we would ... read more
CRAIG CUMMINGS is a Baltimore urban cowboy, who sings loudly and clearly enough to give people pause in Nashville and Austin... http://www.craigcummingsmusic.com/ I always list him as Craig “THE VOICE” Cummings, not simply because of his powerful pipes, but because his songs are going somewhere and saying something – he gives a voice to the guy driving back to his hometown, or going to kick back at the beach, or missing home and his wife in a hotel room far away. Small topics, you might think, ... read more
On Monday, September 9 at Brewer’s Alley Songwriters’ Showcase, we welcome back an old friend from WestSide café days, almost 10 years ago, when I used to put on the Dreamsicles, the husband and wife duo of Tom Prasada-Rao and Cary Cooper…
Last summer, CARY COOPER dropped by out of the blue from her home in Dallas, TX, for a Monday Showcase, gave us a great three-song set and left with a promise to return and feature this year – and this coming Monday is the night! In case you haven’t ... read more
Hi! My name is Roderick Deacey and I organize and run the Brewer's Alley Songwriters' Showcase each Monday, with the help of friends Ron Goad, Todd C. Walker and with contributions from John Holly and Tomy Wright. The object of this blog, which I plan to add to regularly, is to enable people to learn a little more about who is performing each week. Although the featured songwriter is mentioned in In the Nighttime in the print edition of the Frederick News Post, the other contributors to the evening, ... read more