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Future Stuff From The Future

Sat 07/26/14 PierogiFest! Whiting IN

Who could be foolish brave enough to follow the polka contest on PierogiFest‘s Sheridan Polka Stage? Captain Ambivalent, that’s who! Good times are guaranteed.

SAT 7/26 5:00-6:00 FREE

Wed 07/30/14 Red Table Plaza Lunchtime Concert Series, South Bend IN

Free outdoor hour and a half shows sponsored by Downtown South Bend.

WED 7/30 11:45-1:15 FREE

Thu 07/31/14 New Video: Eclipsed from WNIT's Michiana's Rising Stars Photos

Thanks to the mysterious time traveller known only as “The Captain”, I can bring you video and photos of this performance before it actually happens! But I encourage you to watch the full show and enjoy the amazing talent Michiana has to offer. Photos courtesy of producer Brenda Boyer.

7/31 8:00 PM Eastern WNIT Michiana Public Television South Bend, IN


Sun 08/03/14 Front Porch Music Festival, Valparaiso IN

Last year’s festival in Central Park was one of the more perfect summer Sunday evenings ever – and we’re going to do it again! Hear the best of students and teachers at Front Porch Music and me.

Live in Central Park!

Live in Central Park!

3:00-4:20 Garage Band Students
4:30-4:45 Taylor Flemmig and Devin Whitten
4:45 -5 The Oscars Colleen Rodriguez and EJ Ketchen
5-5:15 Beth Newman
5:15-5:30 Mami Matsuda
5:30-5:45 Capt. Ambivalent
5;45-6:15 Shades of Gray
6:15- 6:45 Flintlock
6:45-7:05 Kaleidoscope Eyes
7:05 – 7:30 The Day 9
7:30 – 8 Rito
8:00-8:30 Planetary Blues
8:30-9 The Unit
9:00 – 9:30 CrawPuppies
9:30-10 Head Honchos

SUN 8/3 3:00-10:00 PM $15

Fri 08/08/14 Are We There Yet? WNIT's Michiana's Rising Stars Finale

Once again I didn’t advance in the contest but will be comic relief in the finale.

8/8 8:00 PM Eastern WNIT Michiana Public Television South Bend, IN

Sat 08/09/14 Renee Ohrn Memorial Foundation Benefit in Miller Beach, IN

The Fearless Festival honors Renee Ohrn‘s birthday and raises money for burn survivors with a variety of live music, food, and beach events at the Chanute Aquatorium.

SAT 8/9 3:00-11:00 (I’m playing around 4:00) $15

Sat 08/16/14 - Sun 8/17/14 GEN CON !!!

Back roaming the halls at the place where everybody “gets” the Miskatonic University Fight Song for a second year as an official roving entertainer, this time with an entry in the program book!

Going for critical hits!

Going for critical hits!

SAT 8/16-SUN 8/17 Register here.

Sun 08/24/14 Southern Shore Art Association, Michigan City IN

Adding some flash to the “FLASHBACK: 1970’s” show in the Southern Shore Art Association gallery. Embrace the arts!

SUN 8/24 1:30 PM

Mon 07/07/14 Podcast: Are You Famous, Yet?

Bryn Packard and Jake Scruggs are friends but one of them moved to New York to become an actor. On a weekly basis they discuss the trials and tribulations of an aspiring New York actor or trying to make a living as an artist anywhere – and I was their guest!

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