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This acoustic show at Fireflies in Arlington, VA will be similar to our appearance at Village Fest. I haven’t been to Fireflies so I’m not sure of the layout. It looks like a nice restaurant/bar so I’m assuming it is kid-friendly.

They boast “50 – 70 bottled and 7 draft American Microbrews” and “15 premium wines all available by the glass” so this will definitely be a place you can get your #Beerquest on!

Where: Fireflies Del Ray
1501 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, Virginia 22301
(703) 548-7200

When: Thursday October 7, 2010 at 8:00pm
Further Info: Fireflies website – warning, it’s an all Flash site

This Saturday, October 2nd we will be playing at the 2010 Village Fest in Ashburn Virginia! We’ll be giving an acoustic performance with Phil, Dennis and myself bringing some slightly different versions of our songs.

This is a family friendly event and totally free – so come on down. Did I mention we’ll be playing in the beer garden?

Where: The Ashburn Village Sports Pavilion in the “Beer Garden”
20585 Ashburn Village Blvd
Ashburn, VA 20147

When: We’ll start playing at 6:00pm, Saturday October 2, 2010
(Village Fest itself runs Friday and Saturday with rides, rock wall, and full bands on main stage)

Further Info: Village Fest info at:

Next Wednesday we will be playing a live acoustic show in Alexandria, Virginia. The show is in support of a fund raiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I didn’t realize until yesterday that the day we will be playing is actually the one year anniversary of my brother Jamie’s death from cancer.

I cannot think of a better way to honor his memory – an amazing musician – than playing live and supporting this cause. Jamie had synovial sarcoma which is a soft tissue cancer, whereas Leukemia & Lymphoma Society support blood cancers – but hey – any progress made to eradicate ONE of these bastards is a win against all of them!

Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Location: The Light Horse at 715 King Street in Alexandria, Virginia

Here are the details from the Facebook event page:

Please come out and support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as we raise funds to help prevent blood cancers! Brett and I will be participating in The Nations Triathlon on September 12th. YES,That means swimming in the Potomac!!

The Light Horse has been very generous to host this event. There will be music by Phil Rossi and the Awakening,acoustic by Steve Bowes (personal friend of Trish’s), and Claire Gilbride . Also, our close friend John Krahulic will be bringing in his brew Holy Brew, the liquid confession!

Guest Bartender!! Devon McTavish from DC United!

Hope all can make it for a great cause. If you cannot make the event, please feel free to make a donation at