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The "BandVanAdventures VIII: Mojo Rising" tour has concluded.  What an epic adventure that was.  Got to spend a lot of time with old friends and band mates this trip.  What a delight!  37 shows, 45 days, 8,000 miles, ALMOST sold out of my Duo & Trios CDs, made new looping friends, played schools, added new festivals, streamed concerts online, had some incredible drives to enjoy, had some incredible and ridiculous things happen, met some great people, made some new fans.  But it was long.  I missed my wife more so than ever.  It was a lot of work.  More than once I spent a 24 hour stretch with no sleep.  Barely had time to eat some days.  Slept in the van some times, slept in houses other times, even did a couch or two here and there.  And there were loopfests…

Speaking of which – they ain’t over yet!

The San Antonio LoopFest kicks off tonight at the Lumiaria festival with “Loopology: A preview of the San Antonio LoopFest featuring James Sidlo, The Josh Glenn Experiment, Mike Why, Just Alliance and Noah Peterson. Show runs from 6pm-11pm outside the SW School of Art at the outdoor amphitheater in downtown San Antonio. 

The main fest, which is a benefit concert for the Briscoe Academy Music Program in partnership with SMARTsa and sponsored by Blue Moon Brewing, takes place at the 1906 Gallery (1906 S. Flores) on Saturday from 5pm-midnight.  Acts have come in from across the U.S. with special guests Cian from Guadalajara, Mexico.  The show is free, all ages and you can catch it online here: www.concertwindow.com/shows/8461-san-antonio-loopfest

The concert line-up: From San Antonio, TX Noah Peterson, Joe Trevino, Josh Glenn Experiment, with Just Alliance - Las Vegas, NV, Mister Tim -Longmont, CO, Mike Why - Pittsburgh, PA, James Sidlo - San Antonio, TX, FreshFX - Columbus, OH, SaulPaul - Austin, TX, The Winkler - Houston, TX, Cian - Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico.

The Austin LoopFest happens on Sunday at the Brass House.  115 San Jacinto, Austin, TX starting at 9pm. Online here: www.concertwindow.com/shows/8462-austin-loopfest

The concert line-up: Mike Why - Pittsburgh, PA, Cian - Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico, Just Alliance - Las Vegas, NV, Michael Garfield - Austin, TX, SaulPaul - Austin, TX , Mister Tim -Longmont, CO, The Winkler - Houston, TX, FreshFX - Columbus, OH,Noah Peterson - San Antonio, TX.

The guestbook page on the site is up and running - leave a comment!

Videos:  My youtube channel has over 250 videos now!  Got new LoopFest performances up with new ones being added weekly.  I’ve got a new feature for videos called “Tech talks” where you can watch the performers briefly talk about their gear and/or looping.  It’s pretty fun. 

And now that I’m back there’s a few other things in the Peterson Entertainment, llc world that you should be knowing about.

The Please Help has it’s CD release party on Sunday, Nov 23rd a Hi-Tones in San Antonio. 10pm show.  Also playing are The Rosedale Highs and The Hares. 

Royal Punisher has been busy, busy, busy: aside from doing a lot of studio time, this band managed to win The Current’s coveted Beat Jazz Band for the San Antonio Music Awards.  Again.  Here’s the quote. “Featuring Estevan Garcia on sax, Don Robin on guitar, Phillip Luna on bass and Kory Cook on drums, Royal Punisher’s incendiary improvisations and keen compositions continue to land them at the top of the polls. It’ll have to be a true revolution in SA jazz to dethrone this royalty.”

But here’s my Calendar:  Grab yer techy-doohicky's and make some notes - here's the shows!

Luminaria @ Loopology: A Preview of the San Antonio LoopFest

300 Augusta, San Antonio, TX 6PM

Also Playing: The Josh Glenn Expirement, James Sidlo, Jonathan Mendez, Just Alliance, Mike Why

 

Solo Sax Sessions

Friday, November 7, 2014

Luminaria @ San Antonio Public Library 7:30 PM

 

Saturday, November 8, 2014

San Antonio LoopFest @ 1906 Gallery

1906 S. Flores, San Antonio, TX 5pm

 

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Austin LoopFest @ Brass House

115 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 10 PM

Also Playing: Noah Peterson, Just Alliance, Mike Why, Mister Tim, Cian, Michael garfield, Saul Paul, The Winkler

 

Solo Sax Sessions

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Solo Sax Sessions @ J & O's Cantina

1014 S. Presa, San Antonio, TX 7:00 PM

 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Solo Sax Sessions @ Morning Side Ministries

Pvt Event             1:30 PM

 

Solo Sax Sessions

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Solo Sax Sessions @ J & O's Cantina

1014 S. Presa, San Antonio, TX 7:00 PM

 

Solo Sax Sessions

Thur Nov 20, 6-9pm

Thanksgiving Dinner for VA Patients

San Antonio Elks Lodge #216

15650 Market Hl, San Antonio, Texas 78256

 

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Solo Sax Sessions @ The Farmers Market at the Cibolo

33 Herff Road, Boerne, TX 9am

 

Solo Sax Sessions

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Solo Sax Sessions @ J & O's Cantina

1014 S. Presa, San Antonio, TX 7:00 PM

La Chichada

Nov 29 - TBA

Jacks' Bar in San Antonio