Phil’s Concert Series: 2016 in Pictures

I had the opportunity to go to several shows this year. I got to see bands in multiple cities and states and even got to host a house show. After looking it over, I went to a show in every month except February so far. I wanted to give you a glimpse of the fun I had. Thanks to all these people for bringing joy into my life this year with their amazing talent. Judah & the Lion Edmond, OK January... read more

Phil’s Concert Series: Handsome and Gretyl House Show

Last night I got to do something that I never thought I would ever be able to do; I hosted a house concert. If I’m being completely honest, today I still don’t know that I believe that it actually happened. I know that it did because I have photos, videos, and a refrigerator full of leftover snacks. I admitted in my last post to being a little intimidated and terrified as the event approached;... read more

Music: the ultimate experience and connection

This coming Friday I have the privilege to do something that I’ve always wanted to do but not thought I’d have the logistics to pull off. In the immense excitement of it approaching, I also have to admit to being a little intimidated and terrified. If you’re reading this, you most likely follow me elsewhere; and if you follow me elsewhere, you no doubt know that I’m a huge fan of... read more

Favorite albums of 2013

These are the albums that I found myself listening to the most this year. A couple of them received strong consideration based my having a small involvement in the process. They both would have probably made the list anyway, but I wanted to give full disclosure. This list is in no particular order. Jenny and Tyler: For Freedom I was privileged enough to be on the launch team for this album. I signed up not... read more