The Blind Engineer Heads to Athens

UPCOMING SHOW ALERT: The Blind Engineer will play in Athens, OH on Thursday, August 27 at Casa Nueva with The Heartlanders. Expect a low-cost door and good beer. Athens has always been one of my favorite places to play. The Wells had a handful of excellent shows there. This will be the first time the… Continue reading The Blind Engineer Heads to Athens

The Blind Engineer at Rumba Cafe

My band The Blind Engineer returns to the stage this Saturday, July 25 at the Rumba Cafe in support of Kevin Collins' CD release show. He's got a great new album called Ohio Town which you can check out here. Kevin is in the Mingo Town Music family--here's his page--and formerly fronted The Lost Revival.Also… Continue reading The Blind Engineer at Rumba Cafe

Scenes of Love and Theft and the Midwestern Work Ethic or Something

Scattered updates must mean I'm busy, which is a good thing. My article "Scenes of Love and Theft: Bob Dylan, Piracy, and Cultures of Transgression" for the Los Angeles Review of Books should be up today. It reviews two new books: Elijah Wald's Dylan Goes Electric! and Stephen Witt's How Music Got Free. (Edit: Here's… Continue reading Scenes of Love and Theft and the Midwestern Work Ethic or Something

The Blind Engineer Strikes Again

I'll be playing as The Blind Engineer once again on Wednesday, March 18 at The Tree Bar here in Columbus, opening for Evening River Band out of Philly. Despite their awesome logo (a version of which is below) they're not a death-metal band, but rather a kick-ass rock band. 9pm, 21+, $5.Tell us you're coming… Continue reading The Blind Engineer Strikes Again