It's time to gig again, in person! Hello Milwaukee Wisconsin. Mick Schafer and Kevin Schultz from the Propane Pandemic Sessions. This coming Thursday night July 9 from 4 to 8pm. A little #wednesdaywisdom from Brownie Mcghee, "Blues is not a dream, blues is truth." Our show last night at the Washington Heights Night Market was a success. We're booked back for the bigger Bash in August. Lots of good feedback. Hello Milwaukee The new "Don't Wanna B Judged" song is one of 9 abou
A little #wednesdaywisdom from Al Jarreau, "You have to make a decided effort to not get seduced by the blues." Too Late for Me! The blues are being played. #mondaymusic from Mick and Tom who put together a Tiny Desk Concert Submission. We love this program at NPR Music A little #wednesdaywisom from Albert Collins, "Simple music is the hardest music to play and blues is simple music." Here’s the office where Mick is learning the new guitar parts written during the recent reco
Getting more excited about recording in Falcon Studios this month! From last time, part of the team, Tom Esch jumps in with Mick and Timmer. One of the new songs on the upcoming Blues album was initiated, inspired and partly written by Mick's partner, lover and friend, Cindy Happel. Tomorrow night (Tuesday May 18) Mick will be playing 3 songs at 8pm at At The Garages Satellite Pub in Beaverton Oregon. Here is a photo of Mick at a Garages Jam back in 2019. My passion is songwr
From Mick, "I had a new blues song come to me and I got it down in one take. This is a window into the songwriter process. Sometimes the sings just land suddenly." #tuesdayvibes from Mick Schafer, trying out a possible solo cover. A slice of Bird on a Wire. Tell us what you think. Celebrating the unstoppable force of a healthy partnership. a little #mondaymusic from Mick Schafer. It's time to finish the Blues record. We're set for late May in Portland Oregon. “Listening to mu
Liberty Load for 2021. The song from Mick Schafer Band's 2017 "One Silken Scarf" Album is about making it through hard times and getting to the other side. Appropriate for 2021? We think so and there are some especially wonderful performances from this 2017 Rose Festival event from Jason JT Thomas on elecrtric guitar, Michael Elson on keyboards and Dave Captein on bass A little #wednesdaywisdom from Damian Lillard, "If you're not getting inspired enough by other peoples music
“Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.” – Pablo CasalsThe Year is Coming to an End and What a Year! "No matter what your money buys, it's in the arms of love that true treasure lies" Hal Ketchum. The amazing garage once again allows for some safe musical joy. Mick is jamming with Kevin Schultz from the Rustbelt band. The 12/4 Propane Session was invaded by some Christmas Spirit especially channeled by Kevin (Rustbelt Band) Schultz's keyboards.
Mick Schafer performs a slice of Desperado on Zoom. For anyone that's had recovery from addiction Desperado is such a powerful song. Good will is a wonderful experience. Mick finds an old guitar inside Goodwill and plays Wiley's instumental tune, Calvin and Hobbes. Feeling the Love for quality Portland, Oregon musicians that have played with us: Colin Hogan (singer, keyboards, electric guitar), John Dover (trumpet, flugelhorn), Brian Link (Bass) and Stephen B Weinstein (drums
"Gratitude list for 2018 (and in no particular order): Selected to be honored by Multnomah County Library in their local music streaming program. First shows around Portland at Catfish Lou's, Diversity Club, Fox Farm Vineyards, Smoky Hearth, Sacred Money Studios, and 503 Uncorked. Featured performer for Portland Blues and Kivet Bednar's band. First performance in Tampa, Florida at the Green Iguana. Elevated band skills in multiple new training with Thunder Studios. The new ho