Subject: Carlisle Montgomery, Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead, Brokedown Palace, Truckin', Friend of the Devil, Longstreet's, Wilmington, N.C., Harry Kollatz Jr., Richmond, Va., Kurt Cobain, Dr. John, Django Reinhardt, Rule of Party Bands Images: Photographer, Ashley Marie Myers. Subject: Andrea Whitt The Live Wires played Wilmington, N.C., on the day the world heard about the Grateful … Continue reading Chapter 32 FARE YOU WELL [excerpt]
Here she is, ladies and gemmen, Elizabeth Wise, from the In Your Ear Shockoe Sessions, in which I make a cameo appearance bearing an armload of Carlisle Montgomery. Come for the blues, stay for how NPR tunesmith BJ Leiderman introduced Elizabeth to In Your Ear and the reason why she fashions a guitar slide from … Continue reading Tied Up In Your Story
I've received a wonderful invitation from Richmond's In Your Studios to join the wonderful musician Elizabeth Wise and her Crew in a live Shockoe Sessions, 7:30 p.m., Tues., July 14. There'll be a cameo appearance of "Carlisle Montgomery." A further word for the wise: The event will broadcast on IYE's main Facebook page. The platform … Continue reading Word For The Wise
Hi, ya'll! Hi ya'll! Guess who is now available by eBook, through Primer Books and Ebook Alchemy? She's rested and ready for her virtual world tour. Dates coming soon. Here's the link to get you started: http://www.ebookalchemy.com.au/TitleDetail.php?recordID=9780648170730
For those of you who follow along --and if you've not yet acquired personally inscribed first editions of Carlisle Montgomery, well, you have two excellent chances up coming. Sun., Dec. 15, 2-5 p.m., the Chop Suey Books Brew-Ho-Ho at the Hardwood Park Craft Brewery on winding mysterious Ownby Lane. I'll be there with a slew … Continue reading Live Wires At Cary Street Cafe
[Images: (left) Primer Fiction, publisher; right, Harry Kollatz Jr.] Writer and critic Robin Rushing gives "Carlisle Montgomery" her first published review, in Richmond's Style Weekly. Tip of the Hat For good or ill, when some locals think of Richmond personalities over the last 30 years a handful stand out. To wit: Douglas Wilder, Dave Brockie, … Continue reading “Lumbering, Creative And Engaging” — The first “Carlisle” Review
pinThe Poe Museum 1914 E https://www.facebook.com/events/624338698047361/Main Street Save the date and bring your folding money or check to the Poe Museum, at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, July 7. Come and hear the evocation of the demiurgic force that compelled Edgar Allan Poe to create; at least, in the novel's Poe bio-pic. Then engage in matters commercial, … Continue reading Israfel, Carlisle, Poe, and Me
isle's been away from Richmond for the better part of two years leaving behind home, dog, and man, Chris Carrick, a sculptor and restorative carpenter.