YES Live Blindboy Gumbo

http://www.leegibsonmusic.org

YES!

Blindboy Gumbo is back!

Wednesday March 15th live @ Commune Utopia 11am

Your ride to the show click here.

Northern Englishman Blindboy Gumbo is a songwriter who blends an urban mix of slide guitar and Rock, with a hint of Alternative Country into an exciting spicy gumbo within an acoustic setting that is both familiar and inviting.

This Geordie knows how to use classic inspirations, to fuel a new generation of tunes to leave you with eargasms.

I Find Blindboy Gumbo to be a totally impressive musician.

Blindboy is an original songwriter, who is very creative and quite a talented and skilled slide guitarist.

He has a huge sense of humor, quite a sexy accent and a incredibly swank fashion style.

These things all combine to make him and his show memorable in every way!

Once you hear and experience Blindboy you will be hooked he shares a glimpse of his soul at every show and it is wild, moody, beautiful and rough! (in my opinion)

This Video Project Scifi is done by Fushia Nightfire

Featuring Blindboy Gumbo’s Everyday Life.

“Any performer capable of bringing soulful melody to a song about an adult toy is one worth listening to, and Blindboy Gumbo’s cheeky sense of humor defines his on-stage presence – along with his gruff and graveled voice and the kick of his slide guitar. All just part of his irresistible Northern UK charm” Willow Caldera

 

Check Blindboy out online or in Second life

http://www.leegibsonmusic.org

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Come listen to Blindboy Gumbo Live

in the Virtual world of Second life  at Commune Utopia

March 15th Wednesday at 11am SLT

Tune in turn on ..take the ride…

Thanks for stopping by ~ Owl

Jed Luckless Winter Rocks Tour SL 2017

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I was thrilled to get this announcement from Jed’s group:

“Jedtainment is pleased to announce the

Jed Luckless Winter Rocks Tour 2017!

Ten shows throughout the month of March

with amazing light shows and live webcasts from The Jedstead!

Hope to see you at a show :)”

Whoo hoo first night kick off of winter tour
at Commune Utopia March 6th – 5pm SLT.
Do come join us in second life here at Commune Utopia
Moondance Parx will be sharing her wild particle show with us!
I had to ask Jed some fan girl questions and being Jed
he recorded most of his answers for me Listen below .

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The questions I had to umm coax out of him …

What is the sexiest thing a Fan has ever done for you?

I guess I need more fans cos im having trouble coming up with an answer

(sounds like you Jedheads need to get on this )

What color are your eyes?

I have brown eyes

How old is your favorite T shirt?

  • I have a lot of t-shirts. Picking a favorite would be like picking a favorite Dead or Phish song.
  • Don’t laugh, but I wear a lot of JLB t-shirts around the house, since I would never wear those outside.
  • One of my oldest shirts is a hand-made batik Phish shirt I got years and years ago in New Hampshire. I wore it at a few of our Phish Bowl concerts.

 

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I love Jed shows I have been “on the bus” since 2011

dancing and Listening to Jed’s shows with catfish.

I was lucky enough to catch a Jed Luckless band show in Greenwich  CT awhile back.

So much fun and well worth the trip.

My recommendation is

catch as many of these shows as you can .. you will be thrilled!

 Jed’s Winter tour Dates
MARCH 6    COMMUNE UTOPIA
MARCH 8    DARKSTAR
MARCH 12   SAGE
MARCH 13   PURPLE RAIN
MARCH 14   BONAVENTURE SQUARE
MARCH 20   COMMUNE UTOPIA
MARCH 22   DARKSTAR
MARCH 26   SAGE
MARCH 27   PURPLE RAIN
MARCH 28   BONAVENTURE SQUARE
Jed Luckless is a songwriter and performer in Second life and RL. His relaxed vibe and jammy style has earned him the nick name Jammin’ Jed amongst his fanbase.  He truly grabs the crowd, connecting the live energies and infusing the music with passionate jams, cosmic drum solos and atmospheric spaces. Jed plays assorted cover tunes from a variety of classic rock artists, as well as a wide range of original songs.
He also live streams
where you can see him switching instruments and live looping his show
on The Jedstead .
For more Jed info check his website.

Hippiestock 2017

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HIppiestock photo taken from Hippie Bowman’s flicker

Hippiestock 2017! Jan 21st 9am – 8pm

YES! All day long party and live Music!

You defiantly want to save this date and come by to join the party!

Hippiestock has been happening in Second Life since 2011.

Hippie Bowman puts this event on and originally came up with the idea to have a party with his second life Forum family.

Iam a late comer to this event but since 2014, I have gone to every one and loved it!

It is a party of the year not to miss!

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Peace from Tem Haalan HIppiestock 6

SO come on over Hippie is busy Building the site.

You are always welcome to come by and visit at

Lagrange Point Spaceport! Your teleport here.

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Jed Luckless and skyfire at Hippiestock 5

See you there ~ Owl

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Spilling Juel Tones

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If you haven’t Heard of Suzen Juel Resistance in second life then you live under a virtual rock. Suzen is a Second Life musician icon she has been rocking the grid since 2004.

Listening to her original lyrics you get a sense of some of the wild times she has experienced in her life and our virtual world Second Life. Suzen’s talented guitar style and lyrics are wonderful to hear she slides and rhythmically thumps her accompaniment as she belts out her songs.

Suzen also paints in her real life. She spills her talented thoughts and mind twists onto canvas expressing her thoughts artistically. Currently She has received a LEA grant of a sim to build paint express herself on.

Spilling Juel Tones! @ Lea4

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Juel tones is mind blowingly colorful it’s like an acid trip exploded and melted into the landscape. Her art from her real life is dispersed through out the sim creating and making the vibe and tone of the experience.

Jan 14th is the First of 3 events she will hold with 10 hours of Live Music.

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9am – POETRY with Janice & Suzen

10am – James Morrison (Gandalf)

11am – MarkAllen Jensen

12pm – Frederico Botelho – Bohemian

1pm – J Lively

2pm – Suzen JueL Resistance

3pm – Noma Falta Vallery Barbin

4pm – Steve Griffiths

5pm -Ren and Quai

6pm – Komuso – Paul Cohen (damn!)

7pm – Sean Kagalis

and More To be announced>

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I had the opportunity to ask Suzen a few Questions…

  • Suzen you are obviously passionate about your music and Art.
  • What would you say is your main motivator to create?

“My main motivator to create is a push of thought that is so powerful it can’t be ignored. The logical reason however is…(like Dylan once said, I don’t like the songs I hear so I wrote my own)….I don’t like a lot of things I see around me….blank walls, silent rooms, no color….So I wanted to create things that make my eyes happy, songs that make someone…somewhere…feel what I’m feeling. We all express what is inside of us in different ways. Some people are vocally expressive, others express through fixing things, or creating lavish meals, or simply cleaning a space around them…..it all has a purpose. I become overwhelmed with an emotion of sorts and it comes out through color or sound.”

  • Have you found therapeutic or mental relief from your expressive music writing or artistic expression?

“Art and Music ARE my built in therapy….it puts me in my Zen Mode. Listening to others music, seeing what colors others create with their words, their emotions…..It’s almost as if the ‘Creator’ of the human race gave me art/music as my ‘release valve’ knowing that my mind would be in constant overdrive….it IS my release, and I’m thankful and blessed that others find some sort of beautiful chaos or unusual calm in what I do.

(It goes both ways )”

  • Who was your most memorable musical influence?

“My most memorable influence……there isn’t a ‘most memorable’ there are a series of them, but mostly my family. There was always music on in our house and if there was no music there was music being made. My grandpa Jule played several instruments and hand made my first guitar. His brother made expensive and beautiful violins. My Grandpa Jule also played the accordion, harmonica and anything that made a sound. My parents had this friend….NEAL was his name and he played the mouth harp…I was fascinated with it……Those were my influences….people who just created sounds and pictures. My grandpa was also a painter and a cartoonist. My mother played guitar, organ, banjo and other instruments…..Music surrounded me.”

  • Who was the Artist that moved you to the point of wanting to create your art?

“I’ll have to say Picasso was absolutely one of my favorites. I didn’t know much about art, I still don’t…but my eyes always roamed to the Bold Jewel Tones, Bright Screaming Colors and my mind would put them together like jigsaw puzzles…forming shapes and colors in my mind.

I realized in my late teens that I often drew the colors and shapes of sounds, and the colors and shapes were much like Picasso (this was before I really even looked at Picasso’s work) those colors were just ‘mine’ I wanted them all around me

So I started painting them (later in my late 20’s). I was very good in my High School art classes but didn’t realize THEN that it would be something I would always gravitate towards. It was so natural to me to create things that I never once thought of it as ‘being an artist’ until I was in my late 20’s…..so strange to think back on it like that!”

  •  What got you motivated to apply for a LEA grant?

“The LEA Grant. My friend ‘Dove’ suggested I apply for a LEA Grant…to which I responded ‘What IS a LEA Grant’….

When she told me, I said ‘Oooo noooo, I can’t do that. I wouldn’t even know HOW to do that..both applying OR doing an art install, I’d be lost’.

I applied on a spur of the moment impulse several weeks afterwards and then forgot about it completely. Several Months Later I receive an email that they were looking through the names etc…and a few weeks after that I was asked if I’d be interested in moving forward with an Art Install. As nervous as I was…..I thought ‘no better way to learn than just JUMP in’ and that’s exactly how it happened. I went in without any well written plan and decided to do the LEA Sim the same way I do any kind of art…I just begin and let it take me where it takes me…..So what people see on the LEA4 Sim ‘Spilling JueL Tones’ is a ‘spillage’ of sorts of ……a different kind of ‘me’…the kind on the inside. Without realizing what I was doing (which is almost always how my art or music happens) it turns out I built most all of it around various lyrics in my songs, thoughts that scare the LIVING HELL out of me, symbolic images of how various things represent themselves in my mind. I can’t get into each little piece and thought and fear and beautiful shape….but I can say, some of my insides NO DOUBT spilled out on that sim.”

  • What was the “thing” that brought Spilled Juel Tones to life?

“What brings it to life…………..is the messages I get from those that went to see it………….THAT’s the LIFE it brings, it’s the life it gives……….”

“Looking forward to the First of 2 or 3 shows happening on Jan 14th…..That’s when all the life really comes together!”

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Thank you Suzen!

Suzen Juel  on the web

  • Photos Of Spilling Juel Tones by Owl at Suzen Juel’s LEA Build