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Behind The Song- You Don’t Wanna Leave

This was written at 4am on my way home from a show in Iowa City.  I wrote the song on a pad of paper on top of the steering wheel, occasionally checking my handwriting with the interior lights.  I was…
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Storytime: Following The Legends

A couple years back we played a Grammy party at Buddy Guy Legends in Chicago.  Personally, I was pretty excited about this.  I grew up loving blues music and to play a club like Buddy Guys was an honor.  I…
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Behind The Song- At Your Gate

I wrote this song after I read a book reflecting on the Song of Songs.  At Your Gate is about a stepping stone. It’s about getting to an edge in one’s life, wherever or whatever that may be, looking over…
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No Such Thing As Wasted Time In New York City

I set out this time for New York City, one of my absolute favorite places to visit.  My reason was to accompany my theologian friend, Christopher West, at his event.  He and I have been doing these Theology/music events for…
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The Weight

Often times before a performance the band meets and has a “moment.” The idea is to ground ourselves in the task at hand so that we can attempt to enter fully into it. One of the most impactful and effective…
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A Beginning at the End and a Sunset

After I finished collage in Milwaukee, I moved out to L.A to pursue music. At the time it was important for me to get out of the Midwest and experience a different part of the country. I ended up spending…