Christmas and SO MUCH MORE.

Our Advent service was amazing and again tonight, the Christmas Eve. gathering again just touching and beautiful.Friends old and young, carols, hymns and THE Greatest Story ever told. Great food, cool gifts, kids having a blast, hot cider, cold no…

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Tapestry Show

Wow. What a beautiful, gracious night! Ami and Brock were as always, amazing. Great songs, well performed, all enjoyed them as I knew they would. They both joined me at the top of my set and on the last tune (Silent Night). I actually used a bit m…

The Hopes & Fears of All The Years

Been thinking a lot about various Christmas songs, their lyrics, the mystery and passion of that first Christmas- the real one, not the mere myths, fantasy and advertisement stuff that passes for Xmas in many folk’s minds. So one of what some may …

Landfill Harmonic… Amazing!

This cool clip of what poor folks can do with mere garbage in a landfill is inspiring indeed!Thanks to my longtime friend, pastor Randy Schoof for sending this on to me. I felt it needed to be shared more broadly! Not blues or rock but great class…

Last Night’s Show in Chicago

Nice, gracious time last night in Chicago. One more pre-Christmas set next week on Fri. Dec. 21, then leading worship at JPUSA on the 23rd, then Christmas with family. Praying a lot for those suffering in Connecticut… whew how incredibly difficu…

A Word from a Friend Re. Worship & Connecticut Tragedy

My friend Geoff Twigg has written a solid response to the terrible events out East today.It was partly a response to an excellent question from one of the Ev. Covenant worship leaders in our forum re. how might this affect our Advent worship servi…

CCO Holiday Show AND: Tomorrow Night’s Blues Set in Chicago

LAST NIGHT-GKB did our blues/rock set along with Hilde & Aracely and band (hip Christmas songs set), Steffie and Lee (Irish step dance) and Leper (melodic and cool goth-rock). The music sets were awesome. Yes, it’s eclectic because Grrr Records is…

Update & Sat. Dec. 15th GK Solo Blues Set in Chicago

Wow, what a blast with Joe Filisko and our dear friends over at NiteLight Cafe in Berwyn last night!Maron and her band (Mike Choby:) tore it up in the best of sets, Joe cooked chili as always (figuratively speaking… what a harmonica player!!) an…