It would appear that music is a huge part of my life, as you will see.
|One of the two artists I manage is Luke Langman from Elmvale. I encouraged Luke|
to get back in the studio and record new songs. Here he is recording "Bridges" which
was nominated for Song Of The Year at the 2018 Covenant Awards.
|February - San Juan|
|Jason and me - arriving home after his 20 months in jail. Visited him every week|
in Penetang and drove to Kingston 8 times to encourage him. Matthew 25:36.
|Thanks to Facebook, I was able to locate and visit Jackie Smith. Jackie was the singer in|
Little Sister - my first band. I started managing them in Kingston. It was a good foundation
for the artist management job I developed again in 2012.
|Me and Debbie Feeley met up in Kingston. Great to reconnect with the lead singer of|
Stagger - the second band I managed while living in Kingston, about 1984.
|LIFE 100.3's nearly annual "Heart of Worship" concert series, this time held in|
Orillia - Luke Langman whom I manage is on the left.
|Air Raid 26 - Rapture Rukus at HiWay Church in Barrie.|
|After the Breakfast Club came to a close with the departure of Tim Maassarany, we debuted|
The Get Up And Go Show by hiring Steve Bradley to co-host with Todd Gale
|LIFE 100.3 staff Bootcamp at Elim Lodge with Brant Hansen. Training and lots of|
|Spending some time in the "SJ Home Gym and Athletic Centre". It's something to do."|
|I also started skipping.|
|Studio recording of "Let It Go" - the first single by All Rescued Children.|
Jared Groenewegen laying down vocals. The song was played nationally across
Canada. "Take A Step With Me" followed, and reached number one.
|All Rescued Children - the band I managed from April through December when|
the singer chose to "go in a new direction".
|My wife Janice got into public speaking this year with her story of growing up|
in Toronto, our life together and some other stuff that makes her cry.
|When Anthem For Today liquidated their stage gear, I was able to snag|
the stage carpet. It reminds me of 150 amazing shows together, the songs that
were sung and the messages shared - all on this carpet.
|Me and Janice - i love this pic.|
|Jerry Lee Lewis in NYC - his 82 birthday. Highlight of the year!|
|While in New York, me and Mike hanging out on the Bowery at John Varvatos Men's Clothing |
store, my favourite store for funky fashions, which also happens to be the same venue once used as the premiere
punk club in NYC - CBGB.
|While in NYC, we attended a concert by 3 Dog Night.|
|NYC - Mike and me walking across the Brooklyn Bridge.|
|NYC - the New World Trade Centre Building - 102 stories.|
|New York City - meeting Carlos Montanez and Broadway Bill Lee|
|Playing cajon at Living For Jesus|
|My 60th birthday - with Ian Eskelin and Dave Clo.|
|The only thing better than hearing your favourite song on the radio, is being in the band for a day.|
"Thank You Goodnight" - All Star United - on my patio for my birthday.
|Biking in Ottawa. I go once a year to ride along the Rideau bike path, hang out|
at Hog's Back and let my brain buffer.
|Many rides with Tom Roe, another artist I manage. Tom plays Country Gospel music.|
I never thought I would be a fan of this style, let alone be Tom's percussionist!
|Biking with Janice.|
|Lulu - "To Sir With Love" in Gravenhurst - seats were ringside. One special song|
that tugs on my heart.
|Still on the radio. Still lovin' it. The Retro Show on LIFE 100.3|
Saturday mornings and Amherst Island Radio 92.1 Tuesday
nights at 9pm.