The Hop Yard! What can I say? An eclectic outdoors music venue established in the old Coca-Cola bottling plant situated on All Saints Street in the Railroad Square Art District, downtown Tallahassee. I have wanted to play this venue since I was first introduced to it three years ago. This was also the night I first met our bass player, Chip Mikell. We were both there to hear Daria Dzurik (now of New Orleans, LA) and her steel drum band and wound up sharing the same table.
The first part of the word fundraiser is FUN! Did we have fun Thursday afternoon, October 3rd at the Everhart Excellence Foundation event in support of the Gretchen Everhart School in Tallahassee, Florida. What a truly worthy cause! We arrived at the Ketcham Realty offices on Thomasville Road about 3:00PM with our equipment trailer in tow to find a perfect stage (12 x 24) had been set up by the Leon High School music department. The Ketcham Realty staff, the Foundation me