prinec bandar

  
This is my secret kickstarter campaign. What do you guys think?

good day sirs.
i have the opportunity for you that is a treasure but this needs to be handled at your utmost of hurry ness.
please to accept the fact that i am a prince and my money is real.
please to give your bank details with a deposit that you can send me of 50,000 dollars.
i can give you 1 million back for this trouble of which it causes you.
prinec bandar

Find me here
* means co-bill with Grant Lee Phillips

May 6* Hermosa Beach Ca- St Rocke

May 7* San Juan Capistrano Ca Coach House

May 8* Denver Co Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill

May 9* Cave Creek Az The Roastery

May 10* Santa Monica Ca McCabe’s

May 12 Santa Barbara Ca Soho (solo no Grant Lee Phillips)

May 13* Berkley Ca Freight and Salvage

May 14* Humboldt Ca Humbrews

May 15* Ashland Oregon- The Armory

May 16* Sisters Oregon The Belfry

May 18* Seattle Wa Triple Door

May 20* Portland Or Alberta Rose Theater

May 22 San Diego Ca Reuben H Fleet Science Center

More dates here

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Flan Man’s ring

  
Tim Flannery let me wear his World Series Championship ring last night. That thing is heavy! He owns 3 different World Series Champs rings. This is his latest! He’s my hero! I love him so much. I can’t wait till The Padres win one. #neverletyourdreamsdie

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Caravan Music Club Melbourne Australia Oct 9, 2015. Just added!

  
Here’s the ticket link for my show October 9 in Melbourne Australia at The Caravan Music Club. Tickets are already being snapped up! Can’t believe I’ll be back. There’ll be a couple festivals added and I’ll keep you posted.

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Tour De Poltzy

  
Look at how I snuck Melbourne in at the end of this list! That means I’m gonna be playing a couple really cool festivals in October in Australia.

But first– look at all these cool places I’m playing! I love all these rooms.

If you see an asterisk* well—-> that means—-> those shows are a CO-BILL with the fabulous Grant Lee Phillips. (Santa Barbara – no Grant Lee)

May 6* Hermosa Beach Ca- St Rocke

May 7* San Juan Capistrano Ca Coach House

May 8* Denver Co Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill

May 9* Cave Creek Az The Roastery

May 10* Santa Monica Ca McCabe’s

May 12 Santa Barbara Ca Soho

May 13* Berkley Ca Freight and Salvage

May 14* Humboldt Ca Humbrews

May 15* Ashland Oregon- The Armory

May 16* Sisters Oregon The Belfry

May 18* Seattle Wa Triple Door

May 20* Portland Or Alberta Rose Theater

May 22 San Diego Ca Reuben H Fleet Science Center

June 5 Cambridge Massachusetts Club Passim

June 6 & 7th NYC Rockwood Music Hall stage 3 (two nights!)

June 10 Easton Maryland Stoltz Listening Room

June11 Ashland Va Ashland Coffee and Tea

June 13 Bryn Mawr Pa Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts

June 14 Vienna Va Jammin Java

June 16, 17, 18 -Charlottetown Prince Edward Island Canada Festival Of Small Halls

June 19 Margaretsville Nova Scotia Canada- Evergreen Theater

June 20 & 21st- Halifax Nova Scotia Canada – The Carleton (2 nights!)

July 3, 4 & 5th- Quincy Ca
High Sierra Music Festival

July 10, 11 & 12th- Winnipeg Manitoba Canada-
Winnipeg Folk Festival

July 21- steve sings the national anthem at Petco Park in San Diego 7pm Padres vs Giants

Aug 1 & 2- Cisco Grove Campground – Guitarfish Music Festival

Aug 21, 22 & 23- Owen Sound Ontario Canada- Summerfolk
Festival

Aug 26 Oakville Ontario Canada -Moonshine Cafe

Aug 27 Toronto Ontario Canada Hugh’s Room

Aug 28 Wakefield Quebec Canada
The Blacksheep Inn

Aug 29 Eaglewood Ontario Canada Eaglewood Folk Festival

Sept 19 & 20 Ottawa Ontario Canada City Folk Festival

Oct 9 Melbourne Australia The Caravan

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I know where I am 

  
A nice girl named Wendy Gallagher sent me this pic.

Back in 1995 or 96 I was on the front of a soda pop bottle. It’s better than being on the back of a milk carton.

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Sometimes I travel and play music 

  

It’s always good when people show up at my gigs. It’s why I do this. To bring some tunes and stories to folks. That’s why I try my best to let you know in advance when and where I’m playing.

That means it’s super cool when you guys share this info and let others know.
I really appreciate it.

Back in the day, when I was just getting started out we used to have cassette release parties for The Rugburns. We would meet in Doc’s garage and put stamps on postcards that Kinkos would print out. Then we’d wait to see which ones got returned because college students were always moving.

I remember when we got a pager. We were so high tech. We’d call the club to get directions and had maps all over the van and the pager would go off and we’d have to pull over to find a pay phone. Good times!

Now I do this.

Here’s some upcoming shows-

* means co-bill with Grant Lee Phillips

May 6* Hermosa Beach Ca- St Rocke

May 7* San Juan Capistrano Ca Coach House

May 8* Denver Co Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill

May 9* Cave Creek Az The Roastery

May 10* Santa Monica Ca McCabe’s

May 12 Santa Barbara Ca Soho (solo no Grant Lee Phillips)

May 13* Berkley Ca Freight and Salvage

May 14* Humboldt Ca Humbrews

May 15* Ashland Oregon- The Armory

May 16* Sisters Oregon The Belfry

May 18* Seattle Wa Triple Door

May 20* Portland Or Alberta Rose Theater

May 22 San Diego Ca Reuben H Fleet Science Center

June 5 Cambridge Massachusetts Club Passim

June 6 & 7th NYC Rockwood Music Hall stage 3 (two nights!)

June 10 Easton Maryland Stoltz Listening Room

June11 Ashland Va Ashland Coffee and Tea

June 13 Bryn Mawr Pa Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts

June 14 Vienna Va Jammin Java

June 16, 17, 18 -Charlottetown Prince Edward Island Canada Festival Of Small Halls

June 19 Margaretsville Nova Scotia Canada- Evergreen Theater

June 20 & 21st- Halifax Nova Scotia Canada – The Carleton (2 nights!)

July 3, 4 & 5th- Quincy Ca
High Sierra Music Festival

July 10, 11 & 12th- Winnipeg Manitoba Canada-
Winnipeg Folk Festival

July 21- steve sings the national anthem at Petco Park in San Diego 7pm Padres vs Giants (Taco Tuesday! Yes, really. Taco Tuesday.)

Aug 1 & 2- Cisco Grove Campground – Guitarfish Music Festival

Aug 21, 22 & 23- Owen Sound Ontario Canada- Summerfolk
Festival

Aug 26 Oakville Ontario Canada -Moonshine Cafe

Aug 27 Toronto Ontario Canada Hugh’s Room

Aug 28 Wakefield Quebec Canada
The Blacksheep Inn

Aug 29 Eaglewood Ontario Canada Eaglewood Folk Festival

Sept 19 & 20 Ottawa Ontario Canada City Folk Festival

More info here on this site by ckicking tour

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Email of the day

 

 

Email of the day.

I get lots of emails. Sometimes they’re bad things from the bank or a hospital bill or someone who is mad about something.

But today! I got a really nice email from someone named Kelly McConnaughey. I’ve never met this person til right after the show when I think I signed a record she bought. So it was a surprise to be up in the air and get this.

Hi!

Met you in Ann Arbor last night. I am at my neighbor’s house in Detroit borrowing their internet and was just served a peanut butter and bacon sandwich, apparently his favorite. It tastes weird but good.

This email is just to say that you are amazing. I like writing letters better, but who posts their address on their website? I have never written fan mail to anyone before, and I guess that’s what this is.

I’m a painter and have debated a lot about the worth of my art because even though I think it’s really damn good, I never quite feel like it’s actually making people’s lives better. So instead of spending time painting, I mostly work for underfunded tiny nonprofits, which is spectacularly fun work most of the time. But last night reminded me of my old debate because you kind of blew my mind.

I’ve never seen anybody make people as happy as you did last night. I’m walking around today with a glowy comet trail of joy. Not just making people laugh, you remind people (me, but others too I’m sure) how freaking good life is, how much there is to celebrate: cappuccinos and Charlie Brown trees and how every day, before or after a stroke, is bonus. It seems like you share all that with overwhelming authenticity. That’s the magic: why the happiness sticks. I think most people in your audiences walk out feeling like they know you, wishing they were your friend, and feeling like you sang only to them.

You seemed so damn vulnerable, so open. I wondered what is true and what is amplified for the sake of performance, but really I just trusted it and wanted more. I know I have an over-reactive empathy drive, but it made me want to hug you and spend time with you and see it all. You’re so full of life and joy on stage, and I believed it–that it’s not just a show–even though you are probably like that most gigs. I could see the other parts too, pain of the world’s brokenness, late nights hoping you won’t die, being hit hard by friends and relationships.

I know you don’t need my approval or admiration and that I am probably one of many who walk away from a Steve Poltz concert all blissed out and then send you weirdly personal fan mail, but I wanted to tell you that I believe in you and your music. I want it to go on forever. I am sitting here at my neighbor’s house tearing up, thinking about the six weeks (or however long it was) that you put away your guitar and stopped playing. What you did in the Ark last night is a very Poltzy version of what I think the best art would shoot for. You created more joy than I thought was possible for art to create. So please: do the world a favor and live to be 120 and never put your guitar down.

And thank you,

Kelly McConnaughey

So I wrote her back and asked for a link to her paintings!
Great stuff!

Thanks Kelly!

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Thanks Ann Arbor!

Memories of a show I played in Cleveland. I miss Cleveland. I wonder if Cleveland misses me? I hope so. Watch this. 

Thanks Ann Arbor! Last night was goo goo gah gah siss boom bah chidunga nutso magutso. 

My booking agent told me I played too long which is always a good sign. 

Agents and managers always want me to play about 90 to 100 min and then do a two song encore. “Always leave em wanting more Steve.”

I played 150 min (2&1/2 hours) and did a four song encore. At breakfast this morning he said he was going to outfit me with an electric dog collar and zap me at any show that goes over 2 hours including encore. Haha! 

Ruff ruff. 

#wwbsd?

What would Bruce Springsteen do? 

Thanks to The Ark – Ann Arbor. Great staff great venue. Some cool person who works there bought me 3 pairs of very cool socks. ¡Gracias! 

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Number 51! 

  
Future Hall of Famer Trevor Hoffman showed up at my gig last night in Chicago at old town school of folk music. What a night!

Now I’m headed to the Ark in Ann Arbor Michigan I play tonight I can’t wait. Oh wait, I think I have to go pee. I’ll do that first. The The Ark – Ann Arbor

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Ann Arbor tonight- The Ark! 

  

Thanks Chicago! Last night was scrumptious. I had a mind altering blast. Couldn’t get to sleep because thoughts were zinging and zanging through my noggin. I appreciate you all for coming out. I love that Old Old Town School of Folk Music. I’ll be back.

Tonight I get to play The Ark – Ann Arbor. This big two date tour is so easy. I fly back to San Diego tomorrow. But we’ve got tonight. Who needs tomorrow? Let’s make it last. — hey that would probably make a hit song. Shhhh don’t tell anyone. Let’s write it.

The Ark! Man, what a cool venue. I’ll see friends. I’ll sing songs. This is gonna be the greatest night ever. Nothing can stop me now. I’ll see you fuggers tonight. Potato sack type clothing is optional. You don’t have to dress like me. Unless you want to.

TICKET INFO

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