October 31, 2004

San Diego Indie Music Fest 2 Weeks Away!

Following is a huge e-mail I received from Danielle LoPresti about the first-ever San Diego Indie Music Fest two weeks from today, on Sunday, November 14, at The Abbey in Hillcrest! It had to be huge, though, because the event it describes will go...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:08 AM in Music

October 28, 2004

My Father Would Have Been 88 Today!

Happy Birthday to my father, Madison "Bud" Green! Born in 1916, Dad would have been 88 today, if he hadn't passed away at age 71 on November 20, 1987, when he suffered a heart attack after reeling in a catfish at a nearby lake....
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:04 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, In Memoriam

October 27, 2004

Annual GoGirlsMusicFest Benefits MusiCares

The 5th Annual GoGirlsMusicFest is a series of showcases that feature prominent local and regional independent women musicians in performances all across the country. Inspired by Madalyn Sklar and her GoGirlsMusic.com, the concerts benefit MusiCares. Here in San Diego, 27 singers and bands will...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:03 AM in Music

October 26, 2004

Welcome Home 34Below At Dublin Square!

When we last heard from Carlsbad-based rock band 34Below in September, they were stuck in traffic somewhere outside New Orleans, Louisiana, trying to avoid Hurricane Ivan! It seems the boys made it through safely, though, because at 9 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, October 27, they...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:38 AM in Music

October 25, 2004

Happy Birthday Tammie and Guy!

I'd like to wish a Happy Birthday today to two people I met during my years taking pictures for Tom Rusch's Covenant Ark Theatre -- Tammie (Jackson) O'Dell and Guy Sawyer! I met Tammie in 1976 during CAT's summer production of "Camelot," but I...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:55 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends, Theater

October 23, 2004

Excellent Parody Of "Fahrenheit 9/11"

My old friend Lee Dronick told me about an excellent parody at IFILM.com of controversial director Michael Moore's documentary film "Fahrenheit 9/11." It's called "Fellowship 9/11" and it helps if you know the "Lord of the Rings" films, but I've only seen one of...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:41 AM in Films, USA, World

October 22, 2004

Eve & Patti Sing To Make A Difference

Two of my singer/songwriter friends, Eve Selis and Patti Zlaket, will be among the performers at a concert this Saturday, October 23, that will be part of Project Warmth, the contribution of the EveryDay Angels Foundation to national Make A Difference Day. Singers Peggy...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:54 AM in Music

October 21, 2004

Want To See Some Blogs That I Like?

Hey! Want to see some Blogs that inspire me to try to make our 6-month-old Blog better and better? Here are five of them: A world traveler named Cherie Sogsti produces a great Blog at www.WheresCherie.com! Earlier this year she let me link to...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:41 AM in Blogging, DMG's Friends

October 20, 2004

I'm Creating A New CDBaby.com Page

I've been creating a better page to display the independently-produced CDs that my friends and acquaintances are selling on CDBaby.com. Whereas before there were only pictures of each CD, now there are descriptions to go with them. Check out the new page at: www.ShyCloud.com/CDBaby.html...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:15 PM in Blogging, Music

October 19, 2004

Sam Harris & Todd Schroeder Are Back!

The sensational Sam Harris returns to Schroeder's Club and Cabaret, along with pianist Todd Schroeder, for 8:00 p.m. performances on both Friday, October 22, and Saturday, October 23! The shows are presented by Show Must Go On Productions at Schroeder's, which is in Downtown's...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:03 AM in Music

October 17, 2004

Mike Rosenthal Is Headed For San Diego

Michael Rosenthal is flying west tomorrow to return to San Diego for a week-long visit! Mike had migrated here from Toms River, New Jersey, in the mid-'80s, but he ended up moving back there this past March to be with his family again. He's...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 7:46 PM in DMG's Friends

October 16, 2004

Stars On The Water At Coral Reefer Party

My old friend Jerry Gontang's band Stars on the Water will play at a Coral Reefer party featuring Jay Oliver, Mac MacAnally, and the Peter Mayer Band this Tuesday, October 19th, at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano, and they need to sell...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:30 AM in Music, Orange County

October 15, 2004

Two Tell Me About "The Ultimate Journey"

I'm not totally sure I know what "The Ultimate Journey" is, but I got e-mail about it from two people I know this week, so I figure I should mention it here. I heard about it first from my dear friend Di'Zsa Wilde, who...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:11 AM in Music, Theater

October 13, 2004

ShyCloud.com's Blog Is Six Months Old!

ShyCloud.com's Weblog is six months old today! We consider its birthday to be April 13, 2004 -- the day we got a Movable Type Personal Publishing System up and running on our server. I've been having lots of fun creating this Blog, and I...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:28 PM in Birthdays, Blogging, San Diego

October 12, 2004

Sandy Campbell Visits Schroeder's Club

Show Must Go On Productions will present Sandy Campbell, along with her musical director G. Scott Lacy, for an 8 p.m. show this Friday night, October 15, at Schroeder's Club and Cabaret. Schroeder's will be closed Saturday for a private party. I'm ashamed to...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 1:04 PM in Music

October 10, 2004

Seeking San Diego Catholic School Alums

Did you ever attend a Catholic school in San Diego County? If you did, I have a web site for you to visit! It's called San Diego Catholic School Alums and the URL is www.SDCSA.net. I am the group's founder and the webmaster for...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:24 PM in Blogging, San Diego

October 6, 2004

Danielle Forsgren Returns To Schroeder's

Danielle Forsgren returns to Schroeder's Club and Cabaret at Downtown's Westin Horton Plaza for one show on Friday night, October 8. The next evening, Saturday, October 9, Melinda Gilb and Steve Gunderson will be the featured singers at Schroeder's. Danielle made a very successful...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:03 PM in Music

October 4, 2004

Buffed Out Band At Dick's Last Resort

If you're a fan of Jimmy Buffett, you'll want to be at Dick's Last Resort in the Gaslamp Quarter this Thursday evening, October 7, when the San Diego Parrot Head Club will hold its annual pre-concert Buffett bash (his current tour's only Southern California...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:18 PM in Music

October 3, 2004

Eve Selis & Friends To Make A Difference

Two of my musical friends, Eve Selis and Patti Zlaket, will be on the "Locals Live" radio show between 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, October 5, to talk with host Joan Rubin about a concert they will give on Saturday, October 23, as part of the...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:24 AM in Music