Moon River Festival Pt 3 All Good Things

Continuation of the 3 Pt series of posts about my experience at the Moon River Festival. For what happened prior to the events in this post, please see Parts 1 and 2. So I have friends that are within driving distance in every direction from Chattanooga. I had originally wanted to finally meet my internet friend Larry Carter and go to church with him, but I wouldn’t have gotten to spend much time... read more

Headed to Moon River

Friday I begin a trek to Chattanooga, Tennessee to attend the Moon River music festival. The festival is hosted by Drew Holcomb who I greatly respect. I’ve been a fan of his music for a while and am a member of his Magnolia Record Club service. When the lineup for the festival was released earlier this year, I knew I had to at least try to attend. I was fortunate enough to secure a ticket before it... read more

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

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

31, A Musical Reflection With No Accompanying Music

31 has come and gone, and I have tried to write a wrap up but couldn”t find a fitting way to put it into words. You see in many ways the promise that the Philscal year started with was broken, and in many ways better promises emerged. It should say a lot about a year in your life when the Bible verse you returned to the most was as follows:   Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful... read more