The Latest News...

Tautologic
My original band Tautologic has released its new Re:Psychle album. It's getting airplay and reviews all over the US, Canada, and Europe. Our record label Turtle Down Music has CDs, men's/women's t-shirts, and posters of the album artwork, and you can also purchase downloads from Bandcamp, CDBaby, iTunes, and Amazon.
Catch a special acoustic duo show with me and Jay Montana (guitar) at the Lagunitas Tap Room in Chicago on February 8th.

Le Travaillant
My Cajun/zydeco band Le Travaillant will play at Adler Planetarium on Thursday, February 15th.
We're also putting up some videos from this summer's gigs on its YouTube playlist. Pop on over there and subscribe to be notified when we add them!

Character Fleadh
Character Fleadh will play at O'Hare's (Bartlett, IL) on March 10, Kaiser Tiger (Chicago, IL) and Palmer Place (LaGrange, IL) on March 17, Nine Irish Brothers (West Lafayette, IN) on March 24, and Fiddler's Hearth (South Bend, IN) on March 30. .
The band recently played at Fiddler's Hearth (South Bend, IN), and we've posted videos from that gig once a week on YouTube. Likewise, the Celtic rock version of the band - Logical Fleadh - has also been posting some gig videos on its YouTube site.

Bourbon Aristocracy
My bluegrass band The Bourbon Aristocracy will play May 11th at Fiddler's Hearth (South Bend, IN) and on June 4th at Schaumburg Public Library. Joe and Ethan have a duo show at Sister Lakes Brewing (Dowagiac, MI) on August 3rd. Other shows are pending, so stay tuned for additional dates, or check our website.

 

Piano, Guitar, and Voice Lessons
I have a limited number of available times on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays for piano, guitar, and voice lessons in the Hyde Park area. E-mail me for details and availability.

New Projects pending
I have a few new composing, recording, and/or performing projects in development: new tracks by Tautologic, Michael Carlos. Stay tuned.

Other Stuff to See/Hear:

- Tautologic (original rock)
- Logical Fleadh (Celtic rock)
- Chez Butter (soul/funk/R&B)
- Bourbon Aristocracy (bluegrass)
- Character Fleadh (Irish/Scottish folk)
- Le Travaillant (Cajun/zydeco)