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Firefly Drinking Songs, The TV Show Celtfather Unkilted

    • Personal Journals

Could a Firefly Drinking Songs TV show be on its way? What's different with Coffee with The Celtfather. How close am I to completing my next CD?
It's all on my monthly update, Celtfather Music & Travel, show #284.
0:13 - SHOWS PLANNED FOR JULY
SEP 2-6: Dragon Con, Atlanta, GA
SEP 9: Virginia Highlands Farmer's Market, Atlanta, GA @ 5:00 PM
SEP 16-19: Gen Con, Indianapolis, IN.
SEP 23: Hobbit Drinking Songs on Celtfather Live on Bandcamp. Buy tickets.
OCT 2: Fire Maker Brewing Co., Atlanta, GA
OCT 3: Grant Park Farmer's Market, Atlanta, GA
OCT 15-17: Multiverse, Atlanta, KY
THURS: Coffee with The Celtfather, YouTube (Season 9) @ 12:00 PM EST
2:22 - RANT: FIREFLY DRINKING SONGS, THE TV SHOW?
CELTFATHER MONTHLY UPDATES
8:02 - PODCASTS
I released two episodes of Pub Songs & Stories this month. The first highlighted songs about selkies with stories from Elizabeth Sutherland and me. But also there was a story by Matt & Shannon Heaton about a tune they wrote.
It was a good show. But afterward, I was lamenting to my engineer, Mitchell, that I can't seem to put out more episodes. He suggested shorter ones. So instead of compiling the next big one in September, we put out a short one featuring Tuatha Dea and their story about "Black Douglas", the original Braveheart. I'm gonna try out the new format for the next month or so. So far, I'm liking it.
The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast had a full four episodes. I keep hoping to get ahead on that show. Maybe this week, since I'm only doing four episodes a month, it might give me a week to get ahead... or it might not because of Dragon Con.
On Patreon, I released a bonus episode about releasing music on vinyl.
9:52 - VIDEOS
My Coffee with The Celtfather shows are going well. Season 9 started on Thursday, August 5. I'm still not overflowing with viewers. But there's a solid number watching.
I ran a Kickstarter for two weeks. I raised enough money to pay for Restream.io. So now I can skip asking for tips and just focus on performing all season.
One of the last shows was pre-recorded in some local woods. It was nice to get out.
The next Celtfather Live is on Thursday, September 23 at 8 pm ET. This will be a Hobbit Drinking Songs show. Tickets will go on sale in September.
I shared of a waterfall in North Georgia that my family saw back in May. And I made a new video for my music's Patreon page.
13:26 - IN THE STUDIO
August was my big studio month. I spent the first couple days of August in the studio putting some final touches on Selcouth and recording tracks for a Brobdingnagian Bards EP that we will release at Dragon Con.
Selcouth has 13 tracks and at the time of recording this, Mitchell and I are still cleaning up one more final song that we realized had sonic problems. I'm hoping we'll finish it up this weekend. I'm trying to complete the album by the end of the month.
In the meantime, I finished the Selcouth booklet with lyrics and stories behind the songs. I ordered shirts for the Kickstarter. Then I just need to mail everything to all of my supporters.
I sat down and recorded more music for the Brobdingnagian Bards EP. The album is called Another Faire to Remember. This sort of a preview/concept that will be released as a full-length album next year. We are over halfway done with the album. So we're gonna launch a Kickstarter for it probably in October.
17:13 - MERCH
I'm getting ready to pull Virtual Public House from my store along with the As Long As I'm Flyin' vinyl album. If you want to own either, order it now.
Coffee with The Celtfather coffee mugs are back in the store as are the pint glasses.
Remember, subscribe to my mailing list, you get a discount code to save 15%.
18:30 - CELTIC INVASION VACATIONS
The Celtic Invasion of Scotland officially opened this month. It also closed this month. That's because I already have more than full contingent of people joining me this year. Now it's time to start planning the invasion.
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Could a Firefly Drinking Songs TV show be on its way? What's different with Coffee with The Celtfather. How close am I to completing my next CD?
It's all on my monthly update, Celtfather Music & Travel, show #284.
0:13 - SHOWS PLANNED FOR JULY
SEP 2-6: Dragon Con, Atlanta, GA
SEP 9: Virginia Highlands Farmer's Market, Atlanta, GA @ 5:00 PM
SEP 16-19: Gen Con, Indianapolis, IN.
SEP 23: Hobbit Drinking Songs on Celtfather Live on Bandcamp. Buy tickets.
OCT 2: Fire Maker Brewing Co., Atlanta, GA
OCT 3: Grant Park Farmer's Market, Atlanta, GA
OCT 15-17: Multiverse, Atlanta, KY
THURS: Coffee with The Celtfather, YouTube (Season 9) @ 12:00 PM EST
2:22 - RANT: FIREFLY DRINKING SONGS, THE TV SHOW?
CELTFATHER MONTHLY UPDATES
8:02 - PODCASTS
I released two episodes of Pub Songs & Stories this month. The first highlighted songs about selkies with stories from Elizabeth Sutherland and me. But also there was a story by Matt & Shannon Heaton about a tune they wrote.
It was a good show. But afterward, I was lamenting to my engineer, Mitchell, that I can't seem to put out more episodes. He suggested shorter ones. So instead of compiling the next big one in September, we put out a short one featuring Tuatha Dea and their story about "Black Douglas", the original Braveheart. I'm gonna try out the new format for the next month or so. So far, I'm liking it.
The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast had a full four episodes. I keep hoping to get ahead on that show. Maybe this week, since I'm only doing four episodes a month, it might give me a week to get ahead... or it might not because of Dragon Con.
On Patreon, I released a bonus episode about releasing music on vinyl.
9:52 - VIDEOS
My Coffee with The Celtfather shows are going well. Season 9 started on Thursday, August 5. I'm still not overflowing with viewers. But there's a solid number watching.
I ran a Kickstarter for two weeks. I raised enough money to pay for Restream.io. So now I can skip asking for tips and just focus on performing all season.
One of the last shows was pre-recorded in some local woods. It was nice to get out.
The next Celtfather Live is on Thursday, September 23 at 8 pm ET. This will be a Hobbit Drinking Songs show. Tickets will go on sale in September.
I shared of a waterfall in North Georgia that my family saw back in May. And I made a new video for my music's Patreon page.
13:26 - IN THE STUDIO
August was my big studio month. I spent the first couple days of August in the studio putting some final touches on Selcouth and recording tracks for a Brobdingnagian Bards EP that we will release at Dragon Con.
Selcouth has 13 tracks and at the time of recording this, Mitchell and I are still cleaning up one more final song that we realized had sonic problems. I'm hoping we'll finish it up this weekend. I'm trying to complete the album by the end of the month.
In the meantime, I finished the Selcouth booklet with lyrics and stories behind the songs. I ordered shirts for the Kickstarter. Then I just need to mail everything to all of my supporters.
I sat down and recorded more music for the Brobdingnagian Bards EP. The album is called Another Faire to Remember. This sort of a preview/concept that will be released as a full-length album next year. We are over halfway done with the album. So we're gonna launch a Kickstarter for it probably in October.
17:13 - MERCH
I'm getting ready to pull Virtual Public House from my store along with the As Long As I'm Flyin' vinyl album. If you want to own either, order it now.
Coffee with The Celtfather coffee mugs are back in the store as are the pint glasses.
Remember, subscribe to my mailing list, you get a discount code to save 15%.
18:30 - CELTIC INVASION VACATIONS
The Celtic Invasion of Scotland officially opened this month. It also closed this month. That's because I already have more than full contingent of people joining me this year. Now it's time to start planning the invasion.
Sign up to the mailing

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