I recently had the pleasure of observing and assisting my compadre, Bobby Minelli spread the Pipeworks Brewing love at a Binny’s in Downers Grove. We were inundated with people, some of them had driven nearly 2 hours to be there. Every last drop of the beer we took got consumed and dozens of bottles were […]Read more "Pipeworks Tasting, Downers Grove, IL"
What do you do on Fat Tuesday if you have a bunch of talented friends that like food as much as they like music. Well you do what my friend Christine did and throw a kick ass dinner an jam night. I stepped off a plane from Nashville and went straight to Christine’s apartment from […]Read more "Fat Tuesday Hootenanny"
[Contd. from ‘Boston and Holyoak’] It it is not a long drive from Holyoak to Brooklyn and I made good time. The New York Skyline always takes my breath away a little. Even though I have spent so much time there over the years it is still a sight I enjoy. So much happened in […]Read more "‘Beer and Back Again’ – The Final Leg – NYC, IL and Hospital!"
[Contd. from ‘Motown to Batavia’] I was away from Amy and Daisy’s place early in the morning. I had a 7 hour drive ahead of me to get to Boston. It was boring and uneventful and allowed me to get another chunk of the Game of Thrones audiobook under my belt! I did however pass […]Read more "‘Beer and Back Again’ – Boston and Holyoak"
[Contd. from ‘Motown’] I left the studios and decided to get straight on the road again. After seeing the place where they were recorded I spent the next few hours listening to all my favourite Motown tunes. I had around 300 miles to cover today before I reached my friends’ place in Upstate New York […]Read more "‘Beer and Back Again’ – Motown to Batavia"
Prologue This is a story of how I drove from Chicago to the East Coast and back with a case of beer made by my friends, to share with my friends and tales of the ‘stuff what I saw’ along the way. It was clear that I had underestimated the size of the United States. […]Read more "‘Beer’ and Back Again – Prologue"