Archive for October 2018

I Made a Riff and I Liked it!

Guest spot tonight at Yuk Yuks, and I wanted to try out Funky Butt again with a different second verse and a throw away ending, so I got onstage to perform, but just prior to my getting onstage Dan Hendricken the host had been talking with one of the audience members about his job which…

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Straight Out Stand Up – No Gimmicks or Filters

Doing the New Talent Showcase tonight, and I am trying out some newer material to see how it works. Normally I would be doing some impressions, or bringing out the guitar and doing some songs, but tonight it’s just stand up work, I’m doing the whole 7 minutes as me without anything else because after…

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Never Stop Learning

Today wasn’t as much about performing, as much as it was a class on comedy and how to perform and it was given by Darren Frost and Kenny Robinson who are two legends of Canadian Comedy and who are really great to be offering this class to people such as myself who are interested in…

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I Brung out the Funky Butt

It’s New Talent Showcase night at the Halifax Club, and I’ve got a new song to try which I literally wrote an hour before the show. Yesterday I had been on the internet watching a series of interviews with musicians and bands about some of their biggest hits. The show comes from what I believe…

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It was you…not me.

Guest spot tonight at the Halifax Club, I’ve got the ABBA medley to try out tonight and see if the new version works, so I hit the stage and do the explanation before I start, then I do the medley, and a kind of tepid response is my reward. Some laughs but not too many.…

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