Album Release Party for Stephen Houpt and Solvay Linde. It's The Remains of Sunset Bar, featuring all original songs with Solvay Linde as lead vocalist and played on a magnificent baritone Weissenborn built by Richard Wilson of Australia. Tickets online or at the door, $15.
Stephen on lap steel slide guitars and vocals. I have been working on new songs and instrumentals, and I will be showcasing them for the first time at this show. This is going to be an amazing event! There will be light on the mountain tonight!
I will be playing from 2:30-3:00 as part of a Dallas Songwriters Association Showcase during the Deep Ellum Arts and Music Festival in the Bowling Alley Room at Sons of Hermann Hall.
Playing harmonica and singing the blues with Addis, Jazz and Fusion Band led by Chirag Gokani.
Poor David's Pub, 1313 South Lamar St., Dallas, TX
Strictly Tablue is a blues band that features Marion Glorioso on vocals, Stephen Houpt on harmonica and vocals, Pete Barbeck on lead guitar, Isaac Byrd on keyboards, Chirag Gokani on bass, Alec Zieff on saxophone, and Mike Camerata on drums. It's Chirag's birthday (he's turning 21) and my birthday (a lot higher than 21). This will be amazing! Classic blues in a classic music venue.
$10 general admission, $20 front row
Opening Bell Coffee, 1409 S. Lamar, Dallas, TX
I played an instrumental set to open the Dallas Songwriter's Association Showcase.
Greenland Hills United Methodist Church, 5835 Penrose Ave., Dallas, Texas
The Global Village Market is an annual event benefiting charities and non-profits. Live music and pie will be served. Chirag and I will play original songs, covers, and lots of blues. I will play harmonica, a 1927 Weissenborn lap guitar, a 2012 Tony Francis Weissenborn lap guitar, and a 1937 Rickenbacker bakelite electric lap steel. I will also sing. Chirag will pay his new 5 string Vintage bass and/or a Fender Precision bass.
Temple Shalom, Dallas, TX
I'm playing instrumental music for a dinner at Temple Shalom celebrating the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.
Austin Street Homeless Shelter, Dallas, TX
Harmonica and vocals with the St. Mark's Blues Club at the Austin Street Homeless Shelter.
The Wine Therapist, 1909 Skillman St., Dallas, TX
Chirag and I will play original songs, covers, and lots of blues. I will play harmonica, a 1927 Weissenborn lap guitar, a 2012 Tony Francis Weissenborn lap guitar, a 1937 Rickenbacker bakelite electric lap steel, a 1935 Dobro, and a 1940 Oahu squareneck lap guitar. I will also sing. Chirag will pay his new 5 string Vintage bass and a Fender Precision bass.
Checkered Past Winery, 1409 S. Lamar St. #008, Dallas, TX
This will be amazing! Album release for Light on the Mountain with Stephen and Chirag, followed by Strictly Tablue blues band, featuring Marion Glorioso on vocals, Stephen on harmonica and vocals, Isaac Byrd on keyboard, Chirag Gokani on stand up bass, and Mike Camerata on drums and percussion. Big night and lots of fun!