The Best One-Day Music Festival I’ve Ever Been To – The Whitaker Block Party

The Whiteaker Block Party is a neighborhood event the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon. This was the 11th year of the Blockparty. The neighborhood residents and businesses in pull together an volunteer to throw a ten-hour party. Which is more like a music festival than block party.

Mississippi Studios, My Favorite Music Venue

Why is Mississippi Studios my favorite venue? I just like everything about it. MS is not very big, but still has a balcony. They have a great bar inside the music room. The restaurant Bar Bar has great food, a good selection of beer on tap. I love the outdoor patio with the bonfire going […]

Fear Nuttin’ at Manifestivus

Fear Nuttin’ Band I caught this raucously fun band at The Manifestivus this year. The Fear Nuttin’ Band hails from Springfield, MA. Half of the six member band is from Jamaica and I think that is how this reggae/rock band creates such a unique sound. These guys sure know how to make a crowd go […]

The Nevada City Classic 2016

Big bike race in a small town 19 June 2016, Nevada City California The Nevada City Classic bike race is a great little race in the old gold mining town, Nevada City. It’s a fun race to watch. The riders head up a steep hill with dramatic turns and loop back around a long smooth […]

Four Bands at The Boreal

Living in the Pacific Northwest affords me with the opportunity to catch independent music almost any night of the week. Last night in Eugene was another great evening of music. Berg and I hit up The Boreal to see some friends and four great bands perform. The bands hail from Eugene and Portland, so some […]

World’s Shortest St. Paddy’s Day Parade?

I am a sucker for a parade. I have been to all kinds of parades. I love them, but this parade is one of my favorites. Local organizations get groups together and march up and down 13th street. They only go about two blocks and turn around. Some years are bigger than others, this year […]