Thursday, September 8, 2011

Random Dirt : 9.8.11

DIY musician : Fair Wages for Musicians

Rolling Stone : Don Henley on Copyright

Local Marin Music Events worth a note : click the event name for more info.

Woofstock - September 17th benefit for Marin Humane Society : with Jerry Hannan and Petty Theft Just go - and bring your dog.  Here is a link to a 50% discount ticket

Golden Gate Blues Society International Blues Challenge -  September 18th, 2-6 pm proceeds send the winning band to represent the Bay Area in a competition in Memphis.

Breastival - October 1 at 19 Broadway, Fairfax : Marin's Mountain Play maven Susan Z brings 18 singers and a 6 piece band to deliver "Rack & Roll" music by artists touched by breast cancer.  A great reason to get off your a$$ and part with some ca$h : proceeds go to Marin non-profit ZERO Breast Cancer.



Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Inspiration for the Day

Artsboretum joins the world in honoring the late great Freddie Mercury : http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/09/happy-birthday-freddie-mercury.html

and, a little deviation from our usual posts.
Meet Austin Hay, a sixteen year old who has decided that his way to save the environment is to create less trash. That's why he is building himself a mini house.
"Smaller is better - less bills, less chores."

http://www.minihousebuilder.com/

Monday, September 5, 2011

Happy Labor Day!

I'm taking the day off - going to see some art and hear some music at the Sausalito Art Festival.

--MM