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Gans on the Live Music Archive:

There are more shows than you think, and most of them are streamable...

http://www.archive.org/details/DavidGans

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******** Hey Gans...thanks

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Hey Gans...thanks for all you put in everywhere.

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Recording in New Jersey

I'm recording in a studio in northwestern New Jersey with Several members of Railroad Earth. Having a blast! Some photos are posted at http://www.flickr.com/photos/dgans

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looking forward to hearing some of it

If it is anything like the live stuff i have heard from guys should be good

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my previous post

was written in answer to above post

i am not psychic

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gig update

Hello, dear friends -

It's been insane summer and fall - a great musical year even though I played fewer gigs than usual. I had some really fine festival opportunities and I got to play with some amazing musicians. All bodes well for next year, for sure.

I spent some time in the studio in August with Tim Carbone producing and several of his wonderful compatriots playing on the sessions. We completed six songs to add to the four we did in January, and we feel these ten songs add up to a solid CD. Now comes the immense challenge of getting it to market. More on that as things develop.

As I mentioned in an earlier missive, I went to work for Sirius Satellite Radio's Grateful Dead Channel starting in mid-July, and that exciting project hit the geosynchronous airwaves on September 8. I've been responsible for five complete shows and an interview every week, plus contributing to the general tweaking of the playlist and other issues. Were all very happy with our progress and the channel seems to be pleasing the listeners, too. If you want to give Sirius a try (if you're not interested in the GD channel, they've got tons of other programming), you can get a green three-day online trial by visiting http://www.sirius.com/gratefuldead and clicking on the big red FREE 3 DAY TRIAL link.

In other non-musical news, I am having my very first photo exhibition ever! And even better, it's a joint show with my wife, Rita Hurault. We're calling it WATER TEXTURES, and it will be up for the entire month of January at the Nomad Cafe, 500 Shattuck Ave. (at 65th St.) in Oakland.
I perform there a couple of times a year, too - it's an award-winning zero-waste business and a fun place to hang out and to play music. http://www.nomadcafe.net/

Now, to the GIGS. There aren't a lot of 'em on the calendar for the rest of the year, but every one is something I look forward to with great excitement.

Tomorrow morning it's the Grand Lake Farmers' Market, right down the hill from our home. This was supposed to be a "Dead jam," but I lost a key player at the last minute, so we're hoping to reschedule that one for November 24. It'll be "solo electric" DG tomorrow, and I plan to ply my new song "The Bounty of the County" at least twice. The song, too, is a collaboration with Rita, the produce maven in the family; I wrote it for a September 15 appearance on West Coast Live, and it has been very well received by producer v=growers, sellers, and consumers all around the world!

Tuesday I fly east to play two shows with Ollabelle. The first, Friday 11/16, also involved Catherine Russell, Larry Campbell, Jim Lauderdale, and I'm not sure who else - we're collectively known as the American Beauty Project, and we're performing as part of the Unbroken Chain symposium at UMass Amherst. Details below.

Then on Saturday 11/17, I'll be opening a show at the Highline Ballroom in New York City for Ollabelle and Donna the Buffalo - two great American bands! And it's a benefit for the Rex Foundation.

After I return home, I get to open for Hot Buttered Rum at 19 Broadway in Fairfax CA on 11/24 and for the legendary Billy C Farlow at the Ashkenaz in Berkeley on 12/14!

As always, details and more links can be found on my site, http://www.dgans.com/gigs.html - and late additions to the calendar, too.

I hope to see you at one or more of these events, and I beg you to please SPREAD THE WORD!!!

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Saturday, November 10, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm: Grand Lake Farmers' Market, across from the Grand Lake Theater at Grand and Lake Park Avenues in Oakland CA. FREE! Great produce, crafts and prepared foods, too. http://www.splashpad.org

Friday, November 16: The American Beauty Project (Ollabelle, Jim Lauderdale, Catherine Russell, DG, et al.) perform in Amherst MA as part of Unbroken Chain: The Grateful Dead in Music, Culture and memory. More info (including tickets) here. David participates in panel discussions on Friday; the event continues through Sunday, November 18. Dark Star Orchestra performs Saturday night. Panelists include Dennis McNally, Mountain Girl, Dan Healy, Bob Bralove, David Dodd, Nick Meriwether, and many more. http://www.umass.edu/umhome/events/articles/63983.php

Saturday, November 17: Donna the Buffalo, Ollabelle and David Gans play a benefit for the Rex Foundation. 7-11 pm at the Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St, New York City. 27.00 Advance, $30.00 Day of Show. ($5 goes to Rex). Pre-concert reception (6:00 – 7:00 PM) & special seating: $55.00 (balcony) or $75.00 (stageside). To order the Reception/Concert tickets call 415-561-3135 or download the ticket order form. For more information, call 415-561-3134
http://www.rexfoundation.org

Saturday, November 24, 8:30pm: DG opens for Hot Buttered Rum at 19 Broadway, Fairfax CA. $15 advance, $20 at the door. Advance tickets at http://www.hotbutteredrum.net

Friday, December 14: DG opens for the Farlow-Kirch band at the Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley CA. http://www.ashkenaz.com

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Bay Area gigs this week

I have two Bay Area performances this week:

Wednesday 3/12 - RUBBER SOULDIERS at the Iron Springs Pub in Fairfax CA. Lorin and Chris Rowan and I love to sing Beatle songs together! We'll be joined by Paul Knight on bass and a couple of surprise guests. 8pm, no cover!

Saturday, March 15, 8pm - Left Coast Concert Series presents Celebrating Songwriters: Caren Armstrong, David Gans, and Claudia Russell/Bruce Kaplan. Left Coast Cyclery, 2928 Domingo Avenue, Berkeley. $10. Call 510-204-8552 for tickets and/or more information.

I am especially proud of the stupid poster I put together for the Rubber Souldiers gig. You can see it at http://www.dgans.com/gigs.html

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Tonight!!!

Wednesday, March 12, 8:00 pm: Rubber Souldiers (David Gans, Chris Rowan, Lorin Rowan, Paul Knight) and special guests play Beatle songs and maybe a few other favorites Iron Springs Pub and Brewery 765 Center Blvd. Fairfax, CA. No cover! Gans/GD Hour blog
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We had a great time at Iron

We had a great time at Iron Springs on Wednesday. And halfway through the second set, big brother Peter Rowan joined us! Here's a photo, courtesy of Dave Clark.

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Interview with David Gans

My Interview with David Gans:

http://www.cincygroove.com/?q=node/209

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