Been doing a lot of (re)blogging on my tumblr these days. It’s not as music related as the one here on my site, but maybe that’s a good thing.
Music is a huge part of my life, but it’s not everything. No one thing can be everything without turning into an unhealthy and unsatisfying obsession. So I’ve been reading and absorbing in a more buffet-style/sample-platter style these days and seeing what sticks. It not only informs and enhances my own writing & songwriting, but makes me think more broadly and I feel like I’m living a more holistic life.
But maybe that’s just the Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies Major in me talking.
Click the link above to see me living out my teenage dream of playing the National Anthem via electric guitar similar to my homie Jimi Hendrix.
I plan on blogging a lot more now that I’ve finally graduated and have some free time so stayed tuned, and check out the link below for a promo vid of the Rocktown Rollers Derby team I played the anthem for.
Got 2 show recaps coming atcha.
Last weekend I played a fun-filled show at the Pigeon Hole in Charlottesville. Saw some old friends that I haven’t seen in a while and met some new ones that totally rule. The vibe was very much like a chill house show which I’m always a fan of. Also got to hang with the dudes in Adam in America which is always a plus.
Last night, I played a benefit show here at my lovely university for the Tyler Clementi Foundation and it was a good time as well. The Human Fly opened things up with a solid acoustic set then I was up. Halfway through my set I decided to get the people going with some Hall & Oates. They were all too happy to oblige me and proceeded to shred up the dance floor. Forward Smash kept the energy going and then Money Cannot Be Eaten rounded out the night with their set of tasty songs.
Use the following code for a discount when you purchase online tickets for my Dec 30 show at Kingdom in Richmond. Click the flier above to go to the ticket link.
PROMO CODE: ANDREW509
Less than two weeks left and I’m done with this semester!
Conversation About You
Make A Decision
I’m a Mess
You Make My Dreams (with a bit of “Little Bitty Pretty One” thrown in)
Every time (aka the Bobby Pin song)
What This Will Be
Ahhh I had a blast last night. My set was super sloppy and extra goofy but man was it fun. Ingrid’s set was fantastic and hilarious, and she was super laid back from the brief interaction I had with her.
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Not Too Late
I’m a Mess
Conversation About You
Through the Fear [New Song!]
You Make My Dreams (Come True) [Hall & Oates cover]
Tonight I played a benefit show for the JMU Nursing Program with my good friends Big Creek Revival + Annie Lawrence & Mikaela Steinwedell.This show was super laid back since everybody was folksy and acoustic-y, but it was still buckets of fun.
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I’m playing with Ingrid Michaelson this Friday, December 2nd, at JMU‘s Wilson Hall.
I wonder if her hair will be as crazy in real life as that pic. Also, I hope she’s not really that pale cause it definitely reminds of this:
See you there!
After a week long break from school spent at home being the biggest couch potato ever, I’m hit with the realization that I now need to do all the things I intended to do over break.
On school breaks, I always bring my faithful acoustic, but usually my electric guitar and all the toys like an amp and pedals that go with it too. But this time, I decided it’d be best to just bring my acoustic home since my acoustic chops have gotten pretty sloppy. My goal was to become an acoustic ninja, but instead I became a couch ninja like this cat.
Instead of practicing for a string of gigs I have and getting a jump on some school work, I spent the majority of my time playing video games and watching movies. It wasn’t for a lack of trying, but every time I went to really buckle down and get some work done, I found myself with no energy. I guess I needed some R & R though, this semester has been pretty hectic with little sleep and little semblance of a sleep schedule. I guess sleep deprivation on top of no circadian rhythm really does take its toll after a while.
But now that I’ve recuperated and have some more energy, it’s time to put on my game face and get down to business.
Check the calendar for upcoming shows!
Thanks for reading,
Whew. I’m finally and officially on a week break from school. Hopefully I’m going to have this thing I’ve heard about called free time. But that might actually just be a myth. I’m not sure.
Anyway, got some neat-o stuff going on including…
If that’s not enough for you, as always, you can download both my debut EP and a live EP at my music tab right here on AndrewRohlk.com
In other news, I mentioned a show at Kingdom on Dec 30 in Richmond in a previous post, and tickets for that are online now AT A DISCOUNT PRICE!
- Click the button below to get tickets and get $3 OFF by typing in the following promo code: ANDREW654
I promise you I didn’t pick the code- I’m not quite that self-absorbed. But hurry up and use that discount code because it will expire soon.
That’s all of my shameless plugs for now. I am working on having more engaging blog posts soon instead of just self-promoting myself out the wazoo all the time. Maybe that free time thing will help with that.