Chance meeting turns into Bluebird Cafe show w/Don Henry, Kim Richey, and Bill Lloyd-Friday, July 25th.

July 15, 2015

So, on a Sunday evening walk at dusk when I ran into Don Henry. An old friend and one of my favorite humans. Supremely talented. I asked Dad one time how long a publisher should keep a songwriter if they were “in the hole”……..he replied, “well, with someone like Don Henry you keep them forever, […]

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Our beloved father, Bob Montgomery, has passed away…………..

December 5, 2014

Finding the words is hard……..especially when it is so new. I loved Dad very much, and it has been a difficult thing to see him pass on to the next journey. I’ll miss him. I’m fairly good with putting words to music……………but the words fail me. Luckily, my sister, Echo Montgomery Garrett, is a professional. […]

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A rare house concert in Nashville area this Friday, Aug. 1st-Join us.

July 30, 2014

I’ll be in Nashville are this Friday for a house concert. Sammy Barrett will be singing with me……she sang on “Fireworks”……it is in a private home, but you are invited. Space is limited so reserve your spot now! House concerts are awesome. Kids are free and welcome if they can shut up during the performance. […]

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Urgent call-Help save RCA Studio A-The Abbey Road of Nashville. Join us!

June 27, 2014

UPDATE–as we had hoped……the studio has been saved by conservationist Aubrey Preston!!!! Great work Nashville!!!!! Imagine Memphis without Graceland, or Sun Studios……or Abbey Road being leveled to build a Starbucks or a high rise condominium. This is what is happening right now to Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A. RCA Studio A was literally the epicenter […]

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The most brilliant live performer you may have never heard of-Peter Himmelman.

December 17, 2013

In 1994, I toured 70 US cities with Peter Himmelman. He is the most brilliant live performer I’ve ever seen. He has the quick wit and spontaneity of Robin Williams, and his music has strains of Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, and Bob Dylan. He’s also Bob Dylan’s son-in-law, but that has no real consequence in […]

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Broadcasting now from Hawaii on 50th night of 50 States in 50 Days tour. Help us celebrate!

October 12, 2012

We made it to Honolulu, Hawaii for the 50th night of the 2012 50 States in 50 Days tour. We are tired, but relieved, and excited to be here finally. The photo was taken this morning in Bel Air……sunrise over Hollywood. It represents the other 49 states in my rearview mirror! It was a long […]

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Hawaii bound…50th show on 50 states in 50 days tour!

October 12, 2012

I write this from my seat on a plane bound for Hawaii for the 50th night of 50 states in 50 days. We will live webcast from the hotel when we arrive and then we have a house concert at 7pm Hawaii time. Email me for details. I’m thankful for all the help ad encouragement […]

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Tonight. The 49th night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour-California…house concert/live webcast. Join us.

October 11, 2012

We roll out of Phoenix, Arizona into Los Angeles this evening for the 49th night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour! It is a house concert, but there are spots for 30 folks if you get in touch with the host. Here is the Facebook invite for more details. Please RSVP there. We […]

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Tomorrow! The 49th Night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour-Los Angeles, CA-Six degrees thingie worked. Join us!

October 10, 2012

The six degrees of separation thingie worked. We have a show tomorrow night for the 49th night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour. I met a woman in Boise called Jane Colton….she saw the request for a house concert…..contacted her daughter Amy, and away we go. So, it is a house concert, but […]

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Tonight. Arizona. 48th night of 50 States in 50 Days tour. Who can you send to the house concert?

October 10, 2012

We are leaving Las Vegas to head toward Phoenix, Arizona for the 48th night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour!!! I love driving into Arizona…..they always make me feel great. Tonight is a house concert. You are welcome to attend. The 48th night always has a celebratory feel, so please come and join […]

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Six degrees of Separation. Who do you know in California? Need help there.

October 9, 2012

We are rolling toward Vegas for the 47th night of the 2012 50 states in 50 days tour…..tomorrow we play Arizona, then California, then we fly to Hawaii for the 50th night! Problem….we need a house concert in California for this Thursday, oct. 11th!! Do you know someone that would host a house concert for […]

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The 46th night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour-Live webcast w/Sam Bracken of My Orange Duffel Bag. Join us.

October 9, 2012

Just arrived in Utah…..going to webcast in a few minutes with Sam Bracken. You’ve heard me talking about the Orange Duffel Bag Foundation, and My Orange Duffel Bag-A Journey to Radical Change. He is the co-founder of the foundation, and the subject and co-author of the book. We’ll webcast in a few minutes………… Tomorrow night […]

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I finally stopped at the Big Texan-webcast from NM in a few hours, Colorado info-45th night of 50 States in 50 Days tour.

October 6, 2012

We are sitting at the Big Texan in Amarillo, Texas……i’ve passed this place 30 or 40 times, and never stopped in. I’m glad we did. Pretty cheap and I got to watch a big guy try to tackle the 48 ouncer…….. In a few hours we will enter New Mexico and do a live webcast……and […]

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The 43rd night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour-Edmond, Oklahoma-Tell your friends!

October 4, 2012

Oklahoma City! Well, Edmond actually……the 43rd night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour. Please come and join us at the Goek Family House concert…….beautiful place……great people. You are invited. Please share this post to your wall if you know anyone in Oklahoma. Be there at 7:30pm at 3600 Rogers Drive, Edmond, OK 73013…….bring […]

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The 42nd night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour-Dallas, Texas! Who can you send?

October 3, 2012

ah, we are on the homestretch now…..tonight we play in Rogers, Arkansas, and then tomorrow night, Oct. 4th…….we play a house concert in Dallas, Texas for the 42nd night of this year’s 50 States in 50 Days tour. It is a house concert, but you are welcome to attend. Come join us at 7:30pm at […]

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Alive in New Orleans-Live webcast from the Travel Trailer. Join us!

October 2, 2012

We made it into Mississippi from Florida for a webcast from the truck in the parking lot of a Holiday Inn Express at about 10pm last night…….then rolled into New Orleans, Louisiana to a KOA by some really large mosquitoes. I love KOA’s……great people. Roberta from the front desk very kindly let us stay pass […]

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Barely alive webcast from North Carolina on the 36th night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour. Join us!

September 28, 2012

Yep, Sunday in Virginia……….pulling out of town I hear a hissing noise……pull into a gas station and pop to hood. Coolant is streaming out of the side of the reservoir of the radiator. I pressed down with my finger and the stream stopped. I thought to myself, “you have duct tape…..duct tape is a musician’s […]

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Nashville on the 33rd night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour. House Concert and live broadcast from 16 Ton Studios. Join us.

September 23, 2012

Ok, we roll into Nashville this Tuesday, Sept. 25th for the 33rd night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour. We will broadcast live from 16Ton Studios on 16th Avenue. There are 30 spaces for a “studio audience”………reception at 5:30pm with potluck food, and drinks……….Ruth Trimble and I will play at 6:30pm sharp. Think […]

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Broadcasting live from New Hampshire for the 24th night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour. Energizer bunny stuff.

September 16, 2012

Last night we played the 24th night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour at Cafe Nomad in Norway, Maine. Great people. I arrived to an interview with a lady named Carol Welsh…….formerly a foster child, and now fosters. She is in her mid-60’s and wrote a book called “360 Square”………so grateful for the […]

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Onward to Martha’s Vineyard for the 22nd night of the 50 States in 50 Days tour. Carol Alt begged me to stay in New York, but I demurred. Not true.

September 14, 2012

So, New York, as usual was a whirlwind…….interviewed Supermodel and NYT best selling author Carol Alt, who has become activated for foster kids after reading My Orange Duffel Bag-A Journey to Radical Change…..saw many Facebook friends, made some new friends, and then hightailed it back to Connecticut. Just woke up and now we are rolling […]

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