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More awesome dates coming up! Variety is the spice of life!

It’s been a great month so far, and it’s not even half over! I’ve done a band show, several solo shows, had some great artists sit in with me, and even had a visual artist painting live on canvas during my show! One good thing about this music business – I never get bored!

I had a wonderful time in Ohio the first weekend in August. Getting to play the Cincinnati Blues Festival with my band was awesome, because they rock the house every time! And we were treated like royalty! A special thanks to my friend, Lisa Biales, for joining us on stage and backing me up. Thanks so much, too, to Nancy and Steve Broermann for looking after us all.

At the Cincy Blues Fest: Mike Harrell - keys, Ken Wynn - lead guitar, Lisa Biales - background vocals, Gary Porter - drums, Johnny Fountain - bass

At the Cincy Blues Fest: Mike Harrell – keys, Ken Wynn – lead guitar, Lisa Biales – background vocals, Gary Porter – drums, Johnny Fountain – bass

The next night I played a solo show in Columbus, at the Hey Hey Club, one of my favorite places. I had a large time having Lisa back on stage with me, and she and Long Tall Deb backed me up. Then I was off to Silverton to play a benefit for Women Writing For A Change. I enjoyed Raison d’Etre and Emily Ash sitting in with me. A huge Thanks goes out to Bev Bowers for always working endlessly to promote women in the arts.

Lisa Biales, EG, and Long Tall Deb at the Hey Hey Club

with Lisa Biales and Long Tall Deb
at the Hey Hey Club

While I was in Cincinnati, Alison and Dave Petrik presented me with a mug from the famous Rookwood Pottery, commissioned for a limited run for the Cincy Blues Society.

with Dave and Alison Petrik

with Dave and Alison Petrik

Before flying home, I went by the Rookwood Pottery plant and met the artist who designed it, Roy Robinson. Etched into the big blue mug is “Keeping Blues Alive”. I love it!

with Roy Robinson, with my new blues mug

with Roy Robinson,
with my new blues mug

Last Saturday I had a blast with Heather Wilkerson at the Crimson Moon Café in Dahlonega, Georgia. I had never done anything like that before, and it was fascinating! Heather painted, live on stage, as I performed.

Heather painting on stage with me

Heather painting on stage with me

She let the music influence her, and the end result was an awesome painting that she sold to someone in the audience. She’s one talented gal! And here’s her finished painting!

Heather Wilkerson's finished painting

Heather Wilkerson’s finished painting

I have some more really fun stuff coming up, too. This Saturday I’ll have my band with me, and we’ll rock the house at Bradfordville Blues Club in Tallahassee. And if you can’t make it to the show, the first set will be live on the internet on http://www.1061thepath.com. Listen in, and enjoy the show with us!

Then next Saturday I’m doing a house concert in a barn! That’s right! I’ll be in Eatonton, Georgia at the Crooked Pines Farm, doing a writer’s night in their barn with two other southern singer/songwriters – Kyrsta Nick and Tori Lee Averett. It’s gonna be a wonderful night of original music, and I can’t wait.

I’m working on some other interesting things too, but for now, y’all come see me. I’m always looking for your smiling faces looking back at me. And I appreciate each and every one of you!!

Keep a song in your heart!

EG

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 17 –  Tallahassee, FL
Bradfordville Blues Club – 10 pm EST
7152 Moses Lane / 850-906-0766 / Band
First set live on the internet at
www.1061thepath.com
www.bradfordvilleblues.com

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 – Eatonton,  GA
GA songwriters event at The Barn at Crooked Pines
Doors open at 6 pm EST, EG starts at 9 pm EST
355 Harmony Road / 706-347-0274
www.crookedpinesfarm.com/music-in-the-pines.html

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Shows in Ohio this weekend, my new photography website, Lisa’s new album, and my goats!

Hello Everyone!

I don’t know about you, but it’s been raining, raining, and raining in Georgia. My catfish pond has overflowed twice already and we’re still having some rain almost every day.  At least it’s kept the temperature down compared to what it usually is down here in the south.

Paul Hornsby and I just finished producing a new album for Lisa Biales. This is the second one we’ve worked on together and I think it’s terrific!  It may be out in August some time.  It’s called “Belle of the Blues” and I can’t wait for you to hear it.  I get as excited about Lisa’s albums as I do mine!

I’ve been busy performing in Arkansas, Tennessee and Georgia.  Thanks to all of you who came out to my shows, picked up a cd and purchased one of my photographs.

EG standing ovation Eureka Springs 2013

I got a standing ovation after my solo show at The Auditorium during Eureka Springs Blues Weekend!

Speaking of photos, I now have a way for you to get them online.  You can go to http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/eg-kight.html and check them out.  I love taking pictures almost as much as making music.  I’m not a professional but I sure enjoy it!

"Blues Diva" photo by EG Kight

“Blues Diva” photo that I took. I have several different versions for sale on my new photography site

I have some great shows coming up this week in Ohio.  My band and I will be performing at the Cincinnati Blues Festival on Friday night, then I’ll be performing my solo show in Columbus on Saturday at the Hey Hey Club, and then Sunday I’ll be in Silverton performing at a benefit show for “Women Writing For A Change”.

Next week I’ll be back at the Crimson Moon in Dahlonega with artist Heather Wilkerson.  She will be painting on canvas, live to my music. It sounds like fun to me!

My band and I will be back in Tallahassee at the Bradfordville Blues Club on August 17th.  Now you talk about a fun place – this is one of the best! Then on August 24th I’ll be playing a songwriters night at Eatonton, Georgia at the Crooked Pines Farm in “The Barn”.  I’m excited about this new venue and appreciate people who want to showcase songwriters.

My goats are doing fine.  My little boys are really getting handsome and Sippie is really growing.  I’m so glad you all keep asking about my goats, and that you enjoy them!

EG and Sippie lovin' on each other

Me and Sippie lovin’ on each other

Hippie J and Tiny Tim, Hippie's boys

Hippie J and Tiny Tim, Hippie’s boys

Until I see you, be sure and……keep a song in your heart.

EG

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 – Cincinnati,  OH
Cincy Blues Summerfest – 10:15 pm
Women in the Blues Headliner / Band
705 East Pete Rose Way
www.cincyblues.org

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3 ~ Columbus, OH
Hey Hey Bar and Grill ~ 9 pm
361 E Whittier Street / 614-445-9512 / Solo
www.heyheycolumbus.com

SUNDAY AUGUST 4 – Silverton, OH
Benefit for Women Writing for (a) Change
and Womens Way of Ohio-Kentucky – 7 pm
with Raison D’Etre and Emily Ash
6906 Plainfield Road / 513-923-1414 / Solo
www.womenwriting.org

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 – Dahlonega, GA
Crimson Moon Cafe – Time TBA
24 North Park Street / 706-864-3982 / Solo
special event with visual artist Heather Wilkerson
www.thecrimsonmoon.com

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17 –  Tallahassee, FL
Bradfordville Blues Club – 9 pm
7152 Moses Lane / 850-906-0766 / Band
www.bradfordvilleblues.com

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 – Eatonton,  GA
GA songwriters event at The  Barn at Crooked Pines – Time TBA
355 Harmony Road / 706-347-0274
www.crookedpinesfarm.com

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