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Another really nice place for music in Edinburgh was the Wee Pub. Great sound and I felt very welcomed by my host Rob.

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I went on a summer trip to Edinburgh, Scotland. I wanted naturally to do some music. I found a very welcoming audience at The Blue Blazer. I enjoyed it a lit and had the opportunity to meet fine local musicians.

The winter  has been busy with many shows. Thanks to all who came and listened 🙂 Some of the places I have played have been Southside Pub, Skål, Crippas Café, Vida La Vida, Västerhus, Kustens Hus, Station 16. Here are some pictures.

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I had a great time at the Americana Festival in Nashville and I hope I can write more blog-posts about that. But, the greatest moment for me was not the festival, but that I had the opportunity to do a real writers round at the Commodore! I have been going to the Commodore during the last six years and seen many great songwriters play there. I have only played the open mic before, but this was the first time I had the chance to do a “real” round. Thanks to Debi Champion for letting me do this 😀

I went to Dublin for the first time of my life. It was a great experience. We decided to stay in the Temple Bar district where all the music bars are. I listened to a lot of live music. Too bad that they play so many popular covers and not so much traditionell music as I would have liked. I also took the chance to play myself. I did one performance at the Circle Sessions at the International Bar and I played one set during the Darkey Kelley’s Songwriter night. Great fun and thanks for having me.

I have started to prepare for my next trip to the US. It will be in September and I will be listening to a lot of music. I will start in East Tennessee and after that we’ll se where I’m going next. It will be fun. Here you can see the reason why Nashville is the music capitol in the world. A regular day at Tootsies on Broadway. A bar-band is playing. And members are Brad Paisley and John Fogerty!