Event History

Media appearances only > | One-man shows only > | Concerts only > | Variety lineups only > | Open mic features only >

Hammond, IndianaSat 09/24/22 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (doors open at 1:00)half hour set at the Tenth Spoo Willoughby Hoe Down and Cornboil
Paul Henry’s Art Gallery
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/10/22 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PMOne-Man Show “Captain Ambivalent Tries To Make A Solo Rom Com”
Elgin Fringe Festival – Blue Box Cafe
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/10/22 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PMOne-Man Show “Captain Ambivalent Tries To Make A Solo Rom Com”
Elgin Fringe Festival – Blue Box Cafe
Elgin, IllinoisFri 09/09/22 @ 4:40 PM – 5:00 PMConcert preview
Downtown Farmers’ Market
Michigan City, IndianaSat 09/03/22 @ 1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Michigan City Oktoberfest
Michigan City, Indiana MEDIAWed 08/31/22 “Michigan City finally brings back Oktoberfest for Labor Day weekend”
Michigan City Post-Tribune
Valparaiso, IN MEDIAWed 08/31/22 “The Figbeats, Lung, Captain Ambivalent and other bands to play Oktoberfest in Michigan City”
Northwest Indiana Times
Chesterton, IndianaSun 08/07/22 @ 3:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Chesterton Art Fair
Local Public Radio, Podcast MEDIAWed 07/27/22 Chesterton Art Fair advance publicity
Art On The Air
Podcast MEDIAThu 06/09/22 Weekly podcast guestInterview re featured song “No One Believes Me (Satirical Stranger Things Song)”
The FuMP
Podcast MEDIAWed 03/02/22 Discussing John Williams’ best non-Star Wars scores
WSTR Galactic Public Access
National MEDIASat 11/27/21 Played “She Takes Bad Selfies – Polka”
Doctor Demento
Podcast MEDIAThu 11/18/21 Weekly podcast guestInterview re featured song “She Takes Bad Selfies – Polka”
The FuMP
VirtualThu 10/07/21 @ 6:30 PM EDT
JokerJokerTV
Nashville, TennesseeSun 10/03/21 @ 9:00 PM
Springwater Supper Club & Lounge
Athens, GeorgiaSat 10/02/21 @ 7:00 PM
Private Party
Wilmington, North CarolinaFri 10/01/21 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Fermental
Wilmington, North CarolinaThu 09/30/21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Barzarre Circus Night
Fredericksburg, VirginiaTue 09/28/21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Recreation Center FXBG
Youngstown, OhioSun 09/26/21 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Westside Bowl
Huntington, West VirginiaSat 09/25/21 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bahnhof WVrsthaus & Biergarten
Huntington, West VirginiaFri 09/24/21 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Bahnhof WVrsthaus & Biergarten
Detroit, MichiganThu 09/23/21 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Cadieux Cafe
Huntington, WV MEDIAThu 09/23/21 Mention in “Tri-State Happenings: ‘Captain Ambivalent’…”
The Herald-Dispatch
Fredericksburg, VA MEDIAWed 09/22/21 Interview “Captain Ambivalent pairs funny lyrics with polka power”
The Free Lance-Star
Canton, OhioWed 09/22/21 @ 9:00 PM – MIDNIGHTwith Alicia Leigh Rogers and Paul Reynolds
Buzzbin Art & Music Shop
Brownsburg, IndianaTue 09/21/21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Books & Brews Brownsburg
Northern Virginia MEDIATue 09/21/21 Interview “Superhero Songwriter ‘Captain Ambivalent’ To Sing”
Potomac Local News
Alma, MichiganSat 09/18/21 @ 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Highland Blush
Alma, MichiganSat 09/18/21 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Highland Blush
Urbana, IllinoisThu 09/16/21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sipyard
Zionsville, IndianaWed 09/15/21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Books & Brews Zionsville
VirtualTue 09/14/21 – Sat 09/25/21 EDT Online on demandOne-Man Show “Captain Ambivalent Is In Denial”
KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival
Canandaigua, New York MEDIAMon 09/13/21 Mention in “New features, same vibe: KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival Goes Live”
Daily Messenger/MPNnow.com
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/11/21 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMOne-Man Show “Captain Ambivalent Tries To Make A Solo Rom Com”
Elgin Fringe Festival – Exhibition Hall at Hemmens Cultural Center
Elgin, IllinoisFri 09/10/21 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PMOne-Man Show “Captain Ambivalent Tries To Make A Solo Rom Com”
Elgin Fringe Festival – Exhibition Hall at Hemmens Cultural Center
Elgin, IllinoisThu 09/09/21 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMOne-Man Show “Captain Ambivalent Tries To Make A Solo Rom Com”
Elgin Fringe Festival – Exhibition Hall at Hemmens Cultural Center
Elgin, IllinoisWed 09/08/21 @ 6:00 PM Elgin Fringe Festival Preview Party (3 mins per artist)
Martini Room
Elgin, IL MEDIAFri 09/03/21 Mention in “Spotlight: Ready for the Fringe? Elgin’s arts celebration returns for its 8th year”
Daily Herald
Elgin, IL MEDIAWed 09/01/21 Mention in “Uncurated slate of artists at Elgin Fringe Festival allows audiences ‘to take a chance'”
Daily Herald
Podcast MEDIAWed 09/01/21  Interview and songs
WSTR Galactic Public Access
Elgin, IL MEDIAMon 08/23/21 Photo in “Elgin Fringe Fest ‘showcases some of the most exciting, unique experiences you can have in the performing arts,’ director says”
Elgin Courier-News
Chesterton, IndianaSun 08/08/21 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Chesterton Art Fair
Michigan City, IndianaSat 08/07/21 @ 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Taste of Michigan City
Whiting, IndianaSat 07/24/21 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pierogi Fest® (Main Stage)
Podcast MEDIAThu 05/13/21 Weekly podcast guestInterview re featured song “Are We There Yet?”
The FuMP
Podcast MEDIATue 05/04/21 Played “Goin’ Jawa Rap” 1:24:45 in
WSTR Galactic Public Access
Waukegan, IL MEDIAWed 03/24/21 “Captain Ambivalent brings accordion, satirical songs to Three Brothers Theatre in Waukegan”
Lake County News-Sun
Podcast MEDIAThu 02/18/21  Interview re featured song “Goin’ Jawa Rap”
The FuMP
VirtualTue 11/10/20 – Thurs 12/31/20 Extended Run!One-Man Show “Captain Ambivalent Is In Denial”
Elgin Finge Festival – Virtual Edition
VirtualSun 10/04/20 4:00 PM – 5:00 PMMusical guest for Facebook Live Closing Party and Awards Ceremony
Elgin Finge Festival – Virtual Edition
Virtual MEDIAMon 09/21/20 Interview on Facebook Live
Elgin Finge Festival – Virtual Edition
Local Public Radio, Podcast MEDIAFri 09/11/20 Spotlight interview
Art On The Air
VirtualFri 09/04/20 – Sun 10/04/20 Any time on your deviceOne-Man Show “Captain Ambivalent Is In Denial”
Elgin Finge Festival – Virtual Edition
Elgin, IL MEDIAThu 09/03/20 Mention in “Show goes on for 2020 Elgin Fringe Fest, with mix of live and online performances starting Friday”
Elgin Courier-News
Elgin, IL MEDIAThu 08/27/20 Mention in “Elgin Fringe Festival offers a mix of virtual, live events”
Elgin Courier-News
Elgin, IL MEDIAWed 08/26/20 “It’s Fringe Festival Time In Elgin”
Elgin Courier-News
VirtualThu 07/30/20 – Sun 08/02/2020Virtual exhibit hall “Looking Glass”
Gen Con Online
Michigan City, INSat 02/15/20 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Michigan City, INFri 01/24/20 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Footlight Players
Michigan City, INSat 01/18/20 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Michigan City, INSat 12/21/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Chicago, ILFri 11/22/19 @ 8:00 PM Variety Lineup “South Specific: Personal Storytelling on the South Side”
Beverly Area Planning Association
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 10/31/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Michigan City, INSat 10/19/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Facebook LiveSun 10/06/19 @ 10:00 AM 10:00 AM – 10:00 PMVariety Lineup Local music lineup
Project Zongo Telethon
Michigan City, INSat 10/05/19 @ 7:00 PM One-Man Show “Fear The Accordion”
The Nest
Michigan City, INSat 09/21/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Valparaiso, INSat 09/21/19 @ 1:00 PM – 1:30 PMVariety Lineup ArtBlast Festival
Art Barn School of Art
Elgin, IllinoisFri 09/13/19 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMSave The Orcs “Benefit”
Elgin Fringe Festival – Blue Box Cafe
Elgin, IL MEDIATue 09/03/19 Mention and photo in “More than 100 performances set for ‘innovative, uncurated’ Elgin Fringe Festival”
Daily Herald
Michigan City, INSat 08/17/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Chicago, ILFri 08/09/19 @ 7:30 PM Variety Lineup Three Cat Poductions’ Cabaret On The Lake
Berger Park Coach House
Indianapolis, INSun 08/04/19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSun 08/04/19 @ 11:30 AM – 12:00 PMExhibit Hall Stage
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSun 08/04/19 @ 10:00 AM – 10:30 AMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/03/19 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/03/19 @ 4:00 PM – 4:30 PMCrossroads Stage
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/03/19 @ 1:30 PM – 2:00 PMExhibit Hall Stage
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/03/19 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/03/19 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Valparaiso, INSun 07/28/19 @ 3:00 PM – 9:30 PMVariety Lineup Front Porch Music Festival
Central Park Plaza
Whiting, IndianaSat 07/27/19 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pierogi Fest® (Main Stage)
Valparaiso, IN MEDIASat 07/27/19 Mention in “Front Porch Music staff rallies to rock in the park”
Northwest Indiana Times
Michigan City, INSat 07/20/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Michigan City, INSat 06/15/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Waukegan, ILSat 06/01/19 @ 8:00 PM One-Man Show “Fear The Accordion”
Three Brothers Theatre
Michigan City, INSat 05/18/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Podcast MEDIAMon 05/13/19 Theme song contest entry! Segment starts at 7:40.
Nobody Listens To Paula Poundstone
Chicago, ILSat 05/04/19 @ 6:00 PM Open Mic Feature
Borelli’s Pizzeria
Michigan City, INSat 04/20/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Valparaiso, IN MEDIAMon 04/15/19 Quoted in “Stars Over Valpo” report
Valpolife.com
Valparaiso, INSun 04/14/19 @ 6:00 PM Variety Lineup “Stars Over Valpo” benefit for WVLP
Valparaiso University Center for the Performing Arts, Deusenberg Recital Hall
Michigan City, INSat 03/23/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Michigan City, INSat 01/26/19 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
The Nest
Northwest Indiana MEDIAFri 01/18/19 “Take your talent to ‘Captain Ambivalent’s Talent Show’ in Michigan City”
Dig The Dunes
Local Public Radio, Podcast MEDIAMon 12/10/18 Rebroadcast 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Art On The Air
Local Public Radio, Podcast MEDIAFri 12/07/18 11:00 AM – 12:00 PMInterview with live performances
Art On The Air
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 10/25/18 @ 7:30 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Michigan City, INSat 10/13/18 @ 7:00 PM Variety Lineup “Uncle Fun: You’re The One” documentary screening
The Nest
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/15/18 @ 6:00 PM One-Man Show “Replaced By A Robot”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/15/18 @ 1:30 PM One-Man Show “Replaced By A Robot”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisFri 09/14/18 @ 7:30 PM One-Man Show “Replaced By A Robot”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisThu 09/13/18 @ 9:00 PM One-Man Show “Replaced By A Robot”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IL MEDIAWed 09/05/18 Mention in “Fringe Festival offers performances, after parties in Elgin”
Daily Herald
Indianapolis, INSun 08/26/18 @ 6:00 PM One-Man Show “Happy Fun Time At The Complex”
IndyFringe ComedySportz
Indianapolis, INSat 08/25/18 @ 10:30 PM One-Man Show “Happy Fun Time At The Complex”
IndyFringe ComedySportz
Indianapolis, INFri 08/24/18 @ 9:00 PM One-Man Show “Happy Fun Time At The Complex”
IndyFringe ComedySportz
Blog MEDIAFri 08/24/18 Featured in “Star Tunes: Five Lesser Known Star Wars Inspired Jams”
The Pop Insider
Indianapolis, INMon 08/20/18 @ 6:00 PM One-Man Show “Happy Fun Time At The Complex”
IndyFringe ComedySportz
Indianapolis, INSun 08/19/18 @ 1:30 PM One-Man Show “Happy Fun Time At The Complex”
IndyFringe ComedySportz
Indianapolis MEDIASun 08/19/18 “… a tongue-in-cheek, satirical look at the American landscape since we all fell asleep one night in 2016 and awakened in disbelief, confusion, and despair… It’s about the lyrics. And that’s why you should go and listen to this show.”Review
IndyFringe Talks Blog
Indianapolis, INSat 08/18/18 @ 6:00 PM One-Man Show “Happy Fun Time At The Complex”
IndyFringe ComedySportz
Indianapolis, IN MEDIASat 08/18/18 “… a rollicking, entertaining hour full of lots of great music and lots of family-friendly fun.”Review
Plays With John and Wendy Blog
Indianapolis, INSun 08/05/18 @ 3:00 PM – 3:30 PMCrossroads Stage
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSun 08/05/18 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSun 08/05/18 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/04/18 @ 4:30 PM – 5:00 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/04/18 @ 4:00 PM – 4:30 PMExhibit Hall Stage
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/04/18 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/04/18 @ 12:30 PM – 1:00 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/04/18 @ 12:00 PM – 12:30 PMCrossroads Stage
Gen Con
Valparaiso, INSun 07/29/18 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Front Porch Music Festival
Central Park Plaza
Whiting, INSat 07/28/18 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pierogi Fest® (Polka Stage)
Louisville, KYSun 07/15/18 @ 10:00 PM One-Man Show “Happy Fun Time At The Complex”
Louisville Fringe Festival at Four Pegs Beer Lounge
Louisville, KYSat 07/14/18 @ 10:00 PM One-Man Show “Happy Fun Time At The Complex”
Louisville Fringe Festival at Monnik Beer Co.
Louisville, KYFri 07/13/18 @ 7:00 PM One-Man Show “Happy Fun Time At The Complex”
Louisville Fringe Festival at Kaiju
Elgin, IllinoisWed 07/04/18 @ 10:00 AM Variety Lineup Americana Jubilee!
Elgin Fringe Festival
Chicago, ILSun 06/10/18 @ 7:00 PM Screening
Uncle Fun: You’re The One
Chicago, ILSun 06/10/18 @ 2:00 PM Screening
Uncle Fun: You’re The One
Chicago, ILSun 06/10/18 @ 11:30 AM Screening
Uncle Fun: You’re The One
Chicago, IL MEDIASat 04/14/18 Played “Heisenberg”
The Midnight Special
Three Oaks, MI MEDIASun 02/04/18 Photo in “A Lighthearted Open Mic Night”
Harbor County News
Elgin, ILFri 02/02/18 @ 8:00 PM One-Man Show Valentines lineup with magician William Pack and storyteller David Boyle
Side Street Studio Arts
Chicago, ILFri 12/08/17 @ 7:30 PM Variety Lineup Three Cat Poductions’ Cabaret On The Lake
Berger Park Coach House
Valparaiso, IndianaSun 11/12/17 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Benefit for ‘Home Away From Home’
Front Porch Music
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 10/26/17 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/16/17 @ 4:30 PM One-Man Show “The Dark Nut Rises”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisFri 09/15/17 @ 7:30 PM One-Man Show “The Dark Nut Rises”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IL MEDIAFri 09/15/17 “Captain Ambivalent’s catchy songs and clever insights will have you saying to yourself “oh yeah, that’s right” before he moves on to the next part of his nerdy tale. A crowd-pleaser with an accordion, this show is definitely worth seeing”Review
Elgin Walkabout
Elgin, IllinoisThu 09/14/17 @ 7:30 PM One-Man Show “The Dark Nut Rises”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisWed 09/13/17 @ 6:00 PM Blimp raising followed by three minute previews at Martini’s
Elgin Fringe Festival – Blue Box Cafe
Elgin, IL MEDIATue 09/12/17 Mention in “Elgin Fringe Festival returns this week”
Daily Herald
Indianapolis, INSun 08/20/17 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSun 08/20/17 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PMCrossroads Stage
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/19/17 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PMRoving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/19/17 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PMCrossroads Stage
Gen Con
Three Oaks, MISat 08/05/17 @ 10:00 AM Variety Lineup Talent show/contest
Carver Park
Valparaiso, INSun 07/30/17 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Front Porch Music Festival
Central Park Plaza
Whiting, INSat 07/29/17 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pierogi Fest® (Polka Stage)
Pittsburgh, PA MEDIAWed 04/05/17 “Unpredictable Treasure: The Fringe Fest Day 3” review
Pittsburgh In The Round
Pittsburgh, PASun 04/02/17 @ 8:00 PM One-Man Show “Laundry Night”
Pittsburgh Fringe / Artist Image Resources
Pittsburgh, PA MEDIASat 04/01/17 “Friday Fringe at AIR” review
Pittsburgh In The Round
Pittsburgh, PASat 04/01/17 @ 1:00 PM One-Man Show “Laundry Night”
Pittsburgh Fringe / Artist Image Resources
Pittsburgh, PAFri 03/31/17 @ 6:15 PM One-Man Show “Laundry Night”
Pittsburgh Fringe / Artist Image Resources
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 10/27/16 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
South Bend, INMon 09/26/16 @ 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Red Table Plaza Lunchtime Concert Series
Elgin, IllinoisSun 09/18/16 @ 4:30 PM One-Man Show “Laundry Night”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/17/16 @ 6:00 PM One-Man Show “Laundry Night”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/17/16 @ 2:00 PM Family Fringe
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, ILSat 09/17/16 @ 2:00 PM Family Fringe
Elgin Fringe – Hemmens Cultural Center
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/17/16 @ 12:00 PM Meet The Artist lunch with me and Madeline Hicks
Elgin Fringe Festival – Blue Box Cafe
Elgin, IL MEDIAThu 09/15/16 “Captain Ambivalent is a nerd-rock virtuoso on a sparkly gold accordion, as well as an array of toy instruments, augmented by multimedia, multiple costume changes, and a blast from the past animated by forced air.”Review
The Elgin Review
Elgin, IllinoisThu 09/15/16 @ 9:00 PM One-Man Show “Laundry Night”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisWed 09/14/16 @ 6:00 PM Blimp raising followed by three minute previews at Martini’s
Elgin Fringe Festival – Blue Box Cafe
Elgin, IL MEDIATue 09/13/16 Photo in “New acts, more artists add depth, variety to Elgin Fringe Festival”
Daily Herald
Podcast MEDIAMon 09/12/16 Interview with live performances
Are You Famous Yet?
Chicago, IL MEDIASat 09/10/16 Played “You Can’t Sing, You’re Ugly, And The Sixties Are Over”
The Midnight Special
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 09/08/16 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Elgin, IL MEDIAWed 09/07/16 Photo in “Elgin festival puts the Fringe front and center”
Elgin Courier-News
South Bend, INMon 08/29/16 @ 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Red Table Plaza Lunchtime Concert Series
Indianapolis, INSun 08/07/16 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AMCrossroads Stage
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/06/16 @ 4:30 PM – 4:45 PMExhibit Hall Stage
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/06/16 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PMCrossroads Stage
Gen Con
Valparaiso, INSun 07/31/16 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Front Porch Music Festival
Central Park Plaza
Elgin, ILFri 02/12/16 @ 8:00 PM One-Man Show With David Boyle and Kelly Bolton
Side Street Studio Arts
Elgin, IL MEDIAWed 02/03/16 Mention in “Celebrating Valentine’s Day through art, performance in Elgin”
Daily Herald
Chicago, ILSun 01/10/16 @ 7:00 PM One-Man Show With storytellers Jen Bosworth and host David Boyle
Chicago Solo Theatre at Chicago Dramatists
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 10/29/15 @ 7:30 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Valparaiso, IndianaSun 10/11/15 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Benefit for ‘Home Away From Home’
Front Porch Music
Elgin, IllinoisSun 09/20/15 @ 12:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisSat 09/19/15 @ 3:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisFri 09/18/15 @ 4:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Elgin, IllinoisThu 09/17/15 @ 7:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Elgin Fringe Festival
Chicago, ILSun 09/13/15 @ 2:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Chicago Fringe Festival CCJP Gym
Chicago, ILSat 09/12/15 @ 7:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Chicago Fringe Festival CCJP Gym
Chicago, ILThu 09/10/15 @ 10:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Chicago Fringe Festival CCJP Gym
Chicago, ILSat 09/05/15 @ 2:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Chicago Fringe Festival CCJP Gym
Chicago, ILThu 09/03/15 @ 8:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Chicago Fringe Festival CCJP Gym
Elgin, IL MEDIAWed 09/02/15 Profile
Bravo (arts and culture paper)
Indianapolis, INSun 08/23/15 @ 4:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
IndyFringe/Marrott Center
Indianapolis, INSat 08/22/15 @ 10:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
IndyFringe/Marrott Center
Indianapolis, IN MEDIAThu 08/20/15 Review
Jay Harvey Upstage Blog
Indianapolis, INWed 08/19/15 @ 6:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
IndyFringe/Marrott Center
Indianapolis, IN MEDIATue 08/18/15 Review
NUVO (alternative/arts paper)
Indianapolis, IN MEDIATue 08/18/15 Review
Plays With John and Wendy Blog
Indianapolis, INSun 08/16/15 @ 7:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
IndyFringe/Marrott Center
Indianapolis, INSat 08/15/15 @ 1:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
IndyFringe/Marrott Center
Indianapolis, INFri 08/14/15 @ 9:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
IndyFringe/Marrott Center
Indianapolis, IN MEDIAWed 08/12/15 interview: “Chatting Up The Captain”
NUVO (alternative/arts paper)
Valparaiso, INSun 08/09/15 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Front Porch Music Festival
Central Park Plaza
Fort Wayne, INSat 08/08/15 @ 5:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Fort Wayne Fringe Festival
Fort Wayne, INFri 08/07/15 @ 6:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie”
Fort Wayne Fringe Festival
Indianapolis, INSun 08/02/15 @ 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Stage
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/01/15 @ 10:00 AM Exhibit Hall Stage
Gen Con
South Bend, INThu 07/30/15 @ 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Red Table Plaza Lunchtime Concert Series
Nationwide TV MEDIAWed 07/29/15 10th Anniversary Special montage behind Piers Morgan saying “I quickly realized I would have absolutely no idea what was coming out next on stage,” about 54 minutes in
America’s Got Talent
Whiting, INSat 07/25/15 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pierogi Fest® (Polka Stage)
South Bend, IN MEDIAThu 07/23/15 “The Thousand Mile Song”
WNIT Michiana’s Rising Star
Valparaiso, IndianaSun 07/19/15 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Benefit by local musicians to help friend and colleague Mami Matsuda get a new car
Front Porch Music
Waukegan, ILSat 06/20/15 @ 8:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie” extended version
Three Brothers Theatre
Waukegan, ILFri 06/19/15 @ 8:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie” extended version
Three Brothers Theatre
Hammond, INSat 06/13/15 @ 6:45 PM Variety Lineup
Live In The Ville
South Bend, INFri 06/05/15 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Downtown South Bend First Fridays
Nationwide TV MEDIATue 06/02/15 Cameo in dance-off segment playing “Pump Up The Jam” solo on accordion just past the third commercial break
America’s Got Talent
South Bend, INSat 05/23/15 @ 6:45 PM
Private Party
Fish Lake, INSat 05/09/15 @ 2:00 PM
Private Party
International MEDIAThu 03/05/15 Semi-Finalist (Comedy/Novelty)
International Songwriting Competition
Podcast MEDIAMon 11/17/14 Explained why Captain Ambivalent was their favorite guest in their first fifty episodes
Are You Famous Yet?
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 10/23/14 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Hobart, INSun 10/12/14 @ 2:00 PM Variety Lineup Front Porch Days weekend
County Line Orchard
Chesterton, INSun 09/28/14 @ 1:00 PM Oktoberfest on the Island
Waterbird Banquet Center
Chicago, ILSat 09/27/14 @ 7:00 PM Variety Lineup
Otherworld Theatre’s Celestial Gala, Gallery Bar Chicago
Chicago, ILSun 08/31/14 @ 7:30 PM Chicago Fringe Festival benefit
Fischman Liquors & Tavern
Michigan City, INSun 08/24/14 @ 1:30 PM
Southern Shore Art Association
Chicago, ILFri 08/22/14 @ 7:30 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie” for Three Cat Productions‘ SOLO Chicago Festival
Berger Park Coach House
Indianapolis, INSun 08/17/14 @ 10:00 AM Roving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/16/14 @ 10:00 AM Roving Entertainer
Gen Con
Miller Beach, INSat 08/09/14 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Benefit for Renee Ohrn Foundation
The Fearless Festival
South Bend, IN MEDIAFri 08/08/14 Live “Are We There Yet?”
WNIT Michiana’s Rising Star
Valparaiso, INSun 08/03/14 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Front Porch Music Festival
Central Park Plaza
South Bend, IN MEDIAThu 07/31/14 Live “Eclipsed By Your Behind”
WNIT Michiana’s Rising Star
South Bend, INWed 07/30/14 @ 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Red Table Plaza Lunchtime Concert Series
Local MEDIASat 07/26/14 Cameo on “PierogiFest” Segment
MANCOW TV
Whiting, INSat 07/26/14 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pierogi Fest® (Polka Stage)
Podcast MEDIAMon 07/07/14 Interview with live performances
Are You Famous Yet?
LaPorte, INMon 06/30/14 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Musical guest for poetry open mic
Temple News Agency
Chesterton, INSat 06/28/14 @ 2:00 PM Rock The Island! Music for MS fundraiser
Waterbird Banquet Center
Chicago, ILSun 06/22/14 @ 3:00 PM Benefit for Chicago Fringe Festival
Eli’s Cheesecake World
South Bend, INWed 06/11/14 @ 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Red Table Plaza Lunchtime Concert Series
Chicago, ILSat 06/07/14 @ 6:00 PM Variety Lineup With local writers, dancers, filmmakers, actors and directors creating all new short works in 20 hours
Ex-Pats Theatre Company
Michigan City, INSat 05/17/14 @ 11:30 AM Guest musician for Grace College and PACER extended learning program poetry workshop
Indiana State Prison
Waukegan, ILSat 04/26/14 @ 8:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie” extended version
Three Brothers Theatre
Waukegan, ILFri 04/25/14 @ 8:00 PM One-Man Show “Pirate Ninja Zombie” extended version
Three Brothers Theatre
Salem, OR MEDIAWed 04/09/14 Interview with live performances
Tara Hathaway’s “More Accordion!”
South Bend, IN MEDIASun 04/06/14 Sunday print edition photo promoting 4/1 web video
South Bend Tribune
South Bend, IN MEDIATue 04/01/14 “The Hero Song” (with dinosaur) on the “Press Play” video series
South Bend Tribune
Valparaiso, IndianaSat 02/15/14 @ 8:00 PM Pirate Ninja Zombie CD Release Show with help from Bocca Musica
Front Porch Music
Valparaiso, IN MEDIATue 02/04/14 Interview with live performances
Mickey Camp’s “Songs From Camp”
South Bend, INSat 11/23/13 @ 7:30 PM Variety Lineup Firehouse Variety Hour with Gordy Young
South Bend Civic Theatre
South Bend, INFri 11/22/13 @ 7:30 PM Variety Lineup Firehouse Variety Hour with Gordy Young
South Bend Civic Theatre
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 10/31/13 @ 7:30 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Indianapolis, INFri 10/18/13 @ 7:30 PM Playing break for the Punkin Holler Boys
Melody Inn
LaPorte, INMon 09/09/13 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Musical guest for poetry open mic
Temple News Agency
Valparaiso, INSat 09/07/13 @ 4:00 PM Variety Lineup Front Porch Music stage
Popcorn Festival
Indianapolis, INSun 08/18/13 @ 10:00 AM Roving Entertainer
Gen Con
Indianapolis, INSat 08/17/13 @ 10:00 AM Roving Entertainer
Gen Con
Chicago, ILTue 08/13/13 @ 9:00 PM Open Mic Feature Contest finalist
Abbey Pub Green Room
Valparaiso, IN MEDIAMon 08/05/13 Mention in “Front Porch Festival unites music lovers”
Northwest Indiana Times
Valparaiso, INSun 08/04/13 @ 3:00 PM Variety Lineup Front Porch Music Festival
Central Park Plaza
Hobart, INSat 08/03/13 @ 2:00 PM
Private Party
South Bend, IN MEDIAFri 08/02/13 Live “Everything”
WNIT Michiana’s Rising Star
Merrillville, IN MEDIAFri 07/26/13 Played “Captain Ambivalent Theme Song” during interview with Chad Clifford about the First Annual Front Porch Music Festival
89.1 FM The Lakeshore
LaPorte, INMon 07/08/13 @ 7:00 PM Open Mic Feature Musical guest for poetry open mic
Temple News Agency
South Bend, INFri 06/14/13 @ 7:00 PM With Caleb Hawkins
Chicory Cafe
Chicago, ILWed 06/12/13 @ 8:00 PM With Caleb Hawkins and Laura Joy
Uncommon Ground on Devon
Michigan City, INFri 06/07/13 @ 8:00 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Main Street Theatre
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 06/06/13 @ 7:30 PM Open Mic Feature Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
South Bend, INSat 05/25/13 @ 3:15 PM Variety Lineup Public live regionals for WNIT’s Michiana’s Rising Star program
Kroc Corps Community Center
Gurnee, ILFri 05/24/13 @ 12:30 PM Half hour sets at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 4:00, and 5:00
Six Flags Great America
Chicago, IL MEDIASun 05/12/13 Played “Rebecca’s Reindeer-Snowflake Christmas Socks”
WXRT Local Anesthetic
Valparaiso, IN MEDIAFri 05/03/13 Live variety benefit program with infamous accordion breakdown and a capella version of “Eclipsed By Your Behind”
WVLP-LP
Valparaiso, INSun 04/07/13 @ 6:00 PM Variety Lineup “Stars Over Valpo” benefit for WVLP-LP
Valparaiso University Center for the Performing Arts, Deusenberg Recital Hall
Bloomington, INSat 03/23/13 @ 7:00 PM With Ryan Humbert opening for Caleb Hawkins
Rachel’s Cafe
Oak Park, ILSat 03/02/13 @ 6:30 PM With Caleb Hawkins
Eastgate Cafe
Louisville, KYSat 02/16/13 @ 7:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Playing breaks for the Juggernaut Jug Band
Clifton’s Pizza
Louisville, KYFri 02/15/13 @ 8:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Playing breaks for the Juggernaut Jug Band
Clifton’s Pizza
Chicago, ILMon 02/04/13 @ 9:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert Michael Riser’s Rising Stars songwriter showcase
Hard Rock Cafe
Michigan City, INFri 01/04/13 @ 5:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert First Fridays Celebration
Lubeznik Center For The Arts
Indianapolis, INSat 12/22/12 @ 7:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert Opening for Caleb Hawkins
Lazy Daze Coffee House
Valparaiso, INFri 11/30/12 @ 7:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert
Cornucopia Coffee Company
Merrillville, IN MEDIAThu 11/29/12 Song and interview on Tavis Buchan’s “Lakeshore Drive” show 4:40-5:00
89.1 FM The Lakeshore
Bloomington, INFri 11/02/12 @ 7:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert opening for Sukie Conley and Caleb Hawkins
The Pour House Cafe
Northwest IN MEDIAMon 10/29/12 Feature “Kidnapped dreams? Captain Ambivalent to the rescue”
Post-Tribune
Valparaiso, IndianaSat 10/13/12 @ 8:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert With Caleb Hawkins and Sukie Conley
Front Porch Music
Merrillville, IN MEDIAThu 10/11/12 Song and interview on Tavis Buchan’s “Lakeshore Drive” show 4:40-5:00
89.1 FM The Lakeshore
Valparaiso, IN MEDIATue 10/09/12 Interview with live performances
Mickey Camp’s “Songs From Camp”
LaPorte, INMon 10/01/12 @ 6:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert Musical guest for poetry open mic
Temple News Agency
Valparaiso, INSat 09/08/12 @ 4:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Front Porch Music stage
Popcorn Festival
San Luis Obispo, CA MEDIAMon 08/27/12 Song on “Songwriters at Play” program/podcast
Songwriters At Play
Schaumburg, ILWed 08/15/12 @ 8:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Michael Riser’s Rising Stars songwriter showcase
Chicago City Limits
Miller Beach, INSat 08/04/12 @ 12:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert
The Fearless Festival
Chicago, ILThu 07/26/12 @ 8:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert “Songs Alive!” showcase
Heartland Cafe
Atascadero, CAFri 07/20/12 @ 6:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert
Last Stage West
San Louis Obispo, CATue 07/17/12 @ 6:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert
“Songwriters At Play” Showcase at Kreuzberg, CA
Crown Point, INThu 07/12/12 @ 8:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert Night Of Comedy
Zodiac Cafe
LaPorte, INMon 07/02/12 @ 7:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert Musical guest for poetry open mic
Temple News Agency
Valparaiso, INWed 06/20/12 @ 7:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert With sketch comedy group
Cornucopia Coffee Company
Valparaiso, INSat 05/19/12 @ 10:00 AM Pre-Costume Concert Front Porch Music stage
Sunset Hill Farm County Park
Indianapolis, INFri 05/18/12 @ 7:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Playing break for the Punkin Holler Boys
Melody Inn
Schaumburg, ILWed 05/16/12 @ 8:30 PM Michael Riser’s Rising Stars songwriter showcase
Chicago City Limits
Valparaiso, IN MEDIATue 05/08/12 Interview with live performances
Mickey Camp’s “Songs From Camp”
Chicago, ILTue 04/24/12 @ 8:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert Contest finalist
Abbey Pub Green Room
National MEDIASat 03/31/12 Played “Captain Ambivalent Theme Song”
Doctor Demento
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 03/29/12 @ 7:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Text Adventure Game MEDIAMon 03/26/12 Victory song at end of text adventure game
Narrow Your Eyes
Harbor County, MI MEDIAFri 03/16/12 Acorn Theater open mic broadcast
WRHC-LP
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 12/29/11 @ 7:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Valparaiso, IN MEDIASun 11/13/11 Live “Best of Front Porch Open Mic” special
WVLP-LP
Valparaiso, INSat 09/10/11 @ 3:15 PM Pre-Costume Concert Front Porch Music stage
Popcorn Festival
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 08/04/11 @ 7:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 06/30/11 @ 7:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Valparaiso, IndianaThu 04/07/11 @ 7:30 PM Pre-Costume Concert Hosting and 30 minute set
Front Porch Music
Nashville, INThu 01/24/08 @ 9:00 AM Pre-Costume Concert Open house benefit
Brown County YMCA
Portage, INSat 09/29/07 @ 1:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert Local music lineup
Portage Art Fair
Valparaiso, INSat 09/01/07 @ 7:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert Opening for G’s Livid Penny
Espress Yourself Coffee Shop
Valparaiso, IndianaFri 02/02/07 @ 8:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert With Wry Gizmo
Front Porch Music
Valparaiso, IndianaSat 01/14/06 @ 8:00 PM Pre-Costume Concert With Chance Lindsley SOLD OUT
Front Porch Music