Archive for 'Notebook'
Posted on 05. Jul, 2011 by annie.
My younger brothers (twins – Austin and Tyler) received full scholarships to Berklee’s 5 Week Summer Program this summer. They’re unbelievably talented and I’m thrilled beyond words. I’ll be joining them in Boston to give a talk at Berklee about my journey from school to career life and will be playing a concert featuring the [...]
Posted on 09. Jun, 2011 by annie.
I interviewed the incredible Quint Davis last week when Sugarland played Baton Rouge at his new festival “Bayou Country Superfest.” Quint is one of my favorite people, a music fan in the truest sense, and someone who has been a great supporter of mine since high school! Plus, my dad was playing earlier at the [...]
Posted on 02. May, 2011 by annie.
So for the past 30 years I’ve completely missed out on my new favorite band, ELO. Thankfully, my friend Perrin suggested I check them out. For the past week or so I’ve been wearing out the Greatest Hits record that Thad found for me on Amazon. I kept asking myself why I had never listened [...]
Posted on 05. Apr, 2011 by annie.
Good times at the ACM Fan Jam
It was quite a whirlwind, I must say. It blows my mind to think that I’ve done the ACM’s enough times that I actually have traditions and routines that I stick to, but suffice it to say those were out the window this year as we kicked off [...]
Posted on 11. Dec, 2010 by annie.
I love Christmas. I LOVE to give presents. I get a mega-rush when I find the perfect gift for a loved one. But I can be tough to shop for, so last year I tried the Amazon.com wish list which not only worked out great, but was also a near-perfect metaphor for my general psyche [...]
Posted on 05. Dec, 2010 by annie.
I’m so excited to share with you my first “official” foray into the world of journalism. Bass Player Magazine kindly afforded me the opportunity to write an overview of this year’s Lilith Fair tour and I had a chance to interview some of the bassists who were on the road with us! I hope you [...]