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The Proverbial “Taking Time Off”

It’s been awhile updating this site and we apologize. We’ve experienced some life moments over the last two years that scheduling shows has taken a back burner: job changes, selling of homes, children… you know, L I F E. So, while we’ve essentially been “gone” for awhile, we certainly hope we have not been forgotten. […]

2012 Celebration

Had a GREAT time at the Celebration this Year! Great turn-out and fantastic weather. Here are a few shots from one of our good friends Joe Beckwith (Thanks Joe!!)  

CD Release Photo Set

a quick public word of thanks to everyone that made it out and showed their fantastic support for our new independent release – Monticello Grain. the night was fantastic – so Thank You!  here’s a few fantastic shots of the show taken by the crew:

Courage – the video

thanks to our good friends at, we have our first “official” music video!

Believers and Long Road Home

Believers This one is about believing in change. Believing you can change. Believing you change someone else. The fact of the matter is this: believing is one thing, actions are another. Long Road Home The chorus to this tune has been floating in the air since about 1996. Whether you are logging miles in a […]

Crawl Under Covers and Black Leather & Chrome

  Crawl Under Covers There’s this cat and mouse game that ensues after a few libations at the local watering hole. The guy is out to pick up the hot girl. The hot girl knows it, plays it, and enjoys the attention. Regardless of how smooth and refined the dude thinks his moves are, he’s inevitably going to crash and […]

Monticello Grain and Lay My Burden Down

  Monticello Grain This is a tune about growing up in a small town, a song about growing up having dreams of playing big league baseball, a song about being drafted to serve your country at age 18 and by the grace of God, sheer luck, and unbelievable circumstances making it home.  This could be […]

Courage and What’s Goin’ On Around Here

Courage This song is about taking the bull by the horns, talking turkey, getting down to brass tacks. Sometimes you gotta get to the root of the problem. As the last line of the chorus says, “It’s Down to Me and You” – can’t break it down much more than that. What’s Goin On Around Here […]

CD Release Party – December 10th

CD Release Party for Monticello Grain – December 10th  – The Highdive, Champaign, IL the first 100 people in the door will receive a free wristband     Show starts at 7pm with local alt-country-americana favorites  Neoga Blacksmith       NEW MUSIC PREVIEWS!   over the next 5 weeks, we will be posting 2 new songs […]

Rockit Science & Just Don’t Pay

Rockit Science Logging untold hours at local watering holes over the course of 20+ years provides lasting impressions of the “pick up game”. You know the scenario: boy meets girl, and asks her to dance. These memories, at times comical, inspire the lyrics of Rockit Science. Just Don’t Pay The evening started at 5pm loading […]