For those of you who might have asked yourself, “what ever happened to that aging germanized-American-hippy guy that used to play in the Irish Pubs?”, here is the answer.
He’s opening a club…….(Weinstube-Winebar)……..in Celle, Germany. That’s near Hannover, for those of you whose knowledge of German geography is as good as my knowledge of English geography.
We’re going to have LIVE MUSIC, mostly from me, of course; (they can’t fire me now, ha ha), and some excellent wine from America, Australia and Europe, brought to you by my brother Bruce.
He knows more about wine than I do about guitars, and will be responsible for teaching us what and how much of it to drink.
During the day, the club will be transformed, by Tanja Petri, into a photo studio, so I can make some money even when I’m not working, and in the evenings, the music will begin.
There will be regularly scheduled wine tastings, with a baby grand on the stage, so that I can finally play what I’ve been practicing for five years.
What kind of piano music does a guitarist/saxophonist/singer play? This is your chance to come in and find out!
We will be starting a little earlier (8pm) than in the pubs, so if you don’t like it, you’ll still have time to go somewhere else.
Of course we will be focusing on original music, but will remain open to all other art forms as well, as long as a certain degree of artistic creativity and, well,……….wierdness is displayed.
For the next month or so, we will be busy with cleaning, remodeling, installing the stage lights, importing the wine, and learning how to operate a coffee machine.
As soon as the opening is scheduled, we’ll let you know!
Till then, Alan