Friday, December 27, 2013

Ole Sole in Central

      About a week ago I went to The American Farmhouse Grill in Central and heard a duet called Ole Sole. It consisted of Jonathan Caraway and Jarred Guidry. They were playing acoustic guitars doing songs by the Allman Brothers, Johnny Cash, Lynyrd Skynyrd, CCR, Van Morrison and more. They let me sit in and play a few tunes with them, afterward they invited me to play a private Christmas party at Kristenwood that Saturday. At the party I ran into an old neighbor of mine that I hadn't seen in over 20 years. They had 3 sons who used to hang out with me after school and I would sometimes play guitar for them. Now they are all grown up and have kids of their own. I really enjoyed playing music with the band and seeing some old friends. It made my holidays very special this year bringing back a lot of good memories. 

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Places that I have played music:

  This is a list of places that I have played music:
  1. Glen Oaks High School 
  2. Glen Oaks Junior High 
  3. Rick’s at the old Howard Johnson’s College at Corporate
  4. Papparazzi’s at College and Corporate
  5. Cadillac Café
  6. R.T.’s
  7. Catfish Town
  8. Poor Boy Lloyd’s
  9. The Bellemont
  10. The Sheraton
  11. Pedigo’s
  12. La Rouge Garden
  13. Cecil’s
  14. Vermillionville in Lafayette, La
  15. Silver Moon
  16. Phil Brady’s
  17. Tony’s Tavern
  18. The Vineyard
  19. Roxanne’s O’neal Tavern all 3 locations
  20. The Caterie
  21. Linda’s Lounge
  22. The Silver Bullet
  23. The Stagecoach
  24. Casino Rouge aka Hollywood Casino
  25. Bayou Sara Lounge at the Holiday Inn St. Francisville
  26. Lakeside Daiquiris
  27. The Holeshot
  28. The Saint Billiards hall
  29. Drusilla Daiquiris
  30. The Red Horse
  31. The Roux House
  32. The Walkon’s at LSU
  33. Happy’s Irish Tavern
  34. Fernando’s Mexican in Denham Springs
  35. Jones Creek Oyster Bar
  36. Bourbon Street Daiquiris
  37. Churchill’s
  38. The Pastime
  39. Caliente’s Mexican Craving
  40. The Varsity
  41. Clicks Billiards
  42. LSU Law Center
  43. LSU Faculty Club
  44. Casa Maria in Gonzales
  45. Rocky and Carlos’ in Chalmette ,St. Bernard
  46. Spanky’s in Prairieville and Maurepas, La
  47. On the Half Shell in Prairieville
  48. The Manship Theatre 4th floor terrace 4th of July 2009
  49. Mount Hope Plantation
  50. Boudreaux’s Fine Catering
  51. The Grill Room at Perkins Rowe
  52. LSU Mini Barn Chili Cookoff for OLOL Childrens Hospital
  53. Country Club of Louisiana with Rusty Yates
  54. Mi Padre’s on Bluebonnet Blvd.
  55. The Atrium at The Belle of Baton Rouge at Catfish Town
  56. Galvez Plaza for Lukemia and Lymphoma Society Oct 2008
  57. Mariner’s at Port Vincent
  58. Sciviques at Port Vincent
  59. Cocodries in Denham Springs with Hootie Hoo
  60. Magnolia Café in St Francisville
  61. Primo’s Steak House with Rusty Yates Band
  62. Capital City Grill
  63. Avoyelle’s Café with Kenny Gill
  64. Boudreaux and Thibodeaux’s on Third St.
  65. The Vault (the old Rathskeller)
  66. The Station
  67. Our Place
  68. Southpaw’s in Dutchtown
  69. Holiday Inn on Seigen Lane
  70. North Gate Tavern
  71. Superior Grill
  72. Sharp’s Café in Denham Springs
  73. Serrano’s Salsa
  74. Wanetiri Lakes
  75. Slippery Pete’s
  76. Stumble Inn
  77. Mason’s Grill
  78. Splitz Lounge in Hammond
  79. Crawfish Town in Henderson
  80. Parrot’s Lounge in New Roads
  81. Plaquemine Civic Center with Passing Outlaws
  82. Cypress Lounge in Walker
  83. Richoux’s
  84. Mojo’s in Denham Springs
  85. Ralph’s Tavern in Wakefield /St. Francisville
  86. The Field House at LSU
  87. Lazy Dog Saloon in Prairieville
  88. Phil Bradys
  89. Satterfield’s in New Roads
  90. Forrest Grove Plantation in Denham Springs C&A Christmas Party
  91. Lake House Reception Center
  92. Ashley Manor
  93. Fred’s at Port Vincent
  94. The Pennington BioMedical Center on Perkins for Lukemia and Lymphoma Society
  95. Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center-Heidelberg Room for NLSSA Conference
  96. Sammy’s Grill with Chris Leblanc Band
  97. Beaumont Civic Center
  98. The Bathroom Window in Plaquemine
  99. Casa Loma in Addis
  100. Saturn Dealership of Baton Rouge
  101. Magnolia Square in Central
  102. Cinco de Mayo Mexican Rest. in Zachary
  103. Chuck’s Lounge in Addis
  104. Sean Kelley’s in New Orleans
  105. Bourbon Orleans Hotel with Rusty Yates
  106. La. State Fairgrounds
  107. Ponchatoula High School with Charley Pappy
  108. The Spanish Moon
  109. The Bengal
  110. Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity House
  111. Clinton Farmers Market
  112. The White Rose Motel Lounge
  113. Cooley’s
  114. Taste of Louisiana Café in Denham Springs
  115. Three Ladies Lounge
  116. LA Daiquiris
  117. Bayou Bar in Gonzales
  118. Moonlight Inn
  119. Park Place in Gonzales
  120. French Connection Lounge
  121. Raful Neal’s Club in Port Allen
  122. Sidelines in Zachary
  123. LaFonda’s
  124. Crossroads Lounge in Zachary with Stormy
  125. Joe’s Nascar Lounge
  126. Dot and Peanut’s Smackwater Lounge
  127. Helen’s Backdraft
  128. Magnolia Plaza Sports Bar
  129. Puncher’s Sports Bar
  130. Thirsty Tiger
  131. Fest For All with Randy Davis
  132. Gumbo Festival at Bridge City
  133. Bayou Cajun on Oneal Lane
  134. Bear Creek Steakhouse
  135. La Carreta-Baton Rouge
  136. Argosy Atrium
  137. Southern Skies
  138. Jan’s Lounge
  139. Red Horse in St. Francisville
  140. Chelsea’s Open Mike at LSU and Perkins road locations.
  141. Art Bar with Func Haus
  142. The Checkmate with Tom Skinner (bass player from Garth Brooks band)
  143. Lydia’s 4 way stop in St. Amant
  144. Pelican Lounge in Rosedale with Merrill Braud, Henry Frazier and Jerry Gagliano
  145. Country Tavern with Joel Patterson, Jerome Thommasie
  146. Magnolia Grill
  147. Dock of the Bay Lounge at the Prince Murat Hotel on Nicholson Dr with The River City Blues Band
  148. The Bluffs
  149. The Cathouse restaurant
  150. Ricky’s Audubon Liquor and Lounge in St. Fran.
  151. Club 415 in Port Allen, La
  152. O’Brians Ice House with Joseph Sullivan of Bleeker St. Band
  153. Papa Joe’s with Blue Max
  154. St. Isodore Parish Fair with C’Jane Run
  155. Baker Music Center with Kenny Gill
  156. Chelsea’s in Denham Springs
  157. M’s Fine and Mellow Café
  158. TIlly’s Lounge on Airline Hwy.
  159. F.O.P. Hall on Greenwell Springs Road
  160. The Pines Hotel on Airline Hwy.
  161. The Moose Hall on Greenwell Springs Road
  162. Buddy Guy’s Legends Club on Wabash Ave. in Chicago
  163. The Rack on Greenwell Springs Road
  164. The Time Out Lounge on Old Hammond Hwy.
  165. Chuckle’s Daiquiris with Side Effects band in Prairieville, La
  166. Rickochet Billiards at LSU with Side Effects band
  167. Timmy C’s in Brownsfield
  168. Fred’s at Tiger Town in LSU
  169. Sullivan’s Ringside on Corporate Blvd.
  170. Bayview Tavern in Port Vincent, La
  171. Swamp Pop Café on Greenwell Springs Road
  172. Cheers Lounge in Port Allen
  173. Tin Lizzy’s Landing in Springfield, La
  174. Rolling on the River in Springfield, La 1994
  175. The Columns in New Orleans on St. Charles St.
  176. Nite Moves on Flannery Road aka The Silver Bullet
  177. Daiquiri Magic Florida at Sharp
  178. Walkon’s on Coursey
  179. On the Border Mexican Rest. at Citiplace
  180. Dalton’s Downtown
  181. The Grape/The Loft Patio at Perkins Rowe
  182. The Longbranch Saloon
  183. Pit Crew BBQ 
  184. Landmark Hotel in New Orleans
  185. End of the Line bar in Watson
  186. The Paxon Lounge with Randall Hall Band in Jacksonville, Fl Oct. 12, 2000
  187. Bourbon St. Piano Bar with Barbie Lane
  188. Binx Club in Prairieville
  189. Daiquiri Cafe in Brusly
  190. The Whistle Stop 
  191. Big Heads Tavern - Blues Jam with Jonathan 'Boogie' Long
  192. Bar 102 at The Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium
  193. Glen's Bar
  194. The Tiger Paw Daiquiris and Grill
  195. Brew Ha-Ha Coffee Shop
  196. Birdman Coffee in St. Francisville
  197. Juban's Restaurant 
  198. Gonzales Civic Center
  199. Garcia's Taco-Prairieville
  200. La Carreta-Denham Springs
  201. Daiquiri Cafe-Sherwood Forest
  202. Monjuni's
  203. Heaux Jeaux's Upscale Bar 
  204. The Blend with Rusty Yates
  205. Portico on Coursey
  206. John M. Parker Ag Center at LSU 
  207. Gino's Restaurant 
  208. Rocco's Poboys
  209. American Farmhouse Grill 
  210. Lava Cantina at Perkins Rowe 
  211. Bistro Byronz 
  212. Kristenwood Reception Hall
  213. Teddy's Juke Joint  
  214. The Red Dragon Listening Room
  215. Club Coozan
  216. Beausoleil Restaurant 
  217. Henry Turner Jr.'s Listening Room 
  218. Twisted Daiquiris 
  219. Live After 5 with David St. Romain and Chris Leblanc 
  220. Baton Rouge Blues Fest 2015 with Kenny Acosta at Baton Rouge River Center
  221. Queen of the Mississippi paddlewheeler cruise on American Cruise Lines
  222. American Eagle paddlewheeler cruise on American Cruise Lines
  223. Hog's Breath Saloon in Destin, Florida
  224. Papi's in Denham Springs
  225. Ahuuas Mexican on Jones Creek
  226. Thai Kitchen
  227. Bottle and Tap on Coursey Blvd
  228. Fernando's in Walker
  229. America - Mississippi paddlewheeler cruise on American Cruise Lines
  230. Coach's Grill in Central
  231. Rum Buoys on Diversion Canal
  232. Curbside Burgers 
  233. Colton's Corner Bistro
  234. Big Mike's in Denham Springs 
  235. Sarita's Grill and Cantina - Denham Springs
  236. City Pork on Perkins
  237. Papi's in Watson
  238. Bin 77 at Perkins Rowe 
  239. Duke's Seafood and Steakhouse in Watson 
  240. Grand Country Junction Satsuma 2017 Christmas show 
  241. Mid City Maker Market
  242. Los Reyes Mexican Grill
  243. Blackie's
  244. Backstreet Lounge
  245. Doe's Eat Place
  246. Girasole Italian Restaurant
  247. Jefferson Lounge
  248. Central City Steak & Seafood
  249. Lagniappe Restaurant in Watson
  250. Scoreboards
  251. Dj's Club Elite
  252. American Harmony - Mississippi Riverboat on American Cruise Lines
  253. El Rio Grande Restaurant
  254. El Paso Mexican Grill - Magnolia Beach Plaza
  255. Bee Nice Music 2022
  256. Pedro's Tacos and Tequila
  257. Pelican to Mars