Cerulean by Akrasia, as sung by EMay

In case you missed Saturday’s show at the Rex, here’s a sneak post-view. Thanks to Akrasia for the lovely evening! Hear me play an acoustic cover of this tonight as I open for Marcia Ball at the Rex. Show starts at 8 sharp!

Three shows to end the month of May (and one to start June off right)

Friday, May 25th – Tavern 245, Downtown. 6-9pm Saturday, May 26 – Club Cafe, South Side This is a CD release party for Akrasia. I’ll have an opening set and will join the band. Free download of new album with ticket purchase. Read City Paper’s article here. Tuesday, May 29th – The Rex Theater, South Side Opening for 2012 Grammy…


Saturday, April 28th, join Steel Town Fire and MANY MORE for Pittsburgh’s first Festival of Fire Arts. More information at Pyrotopia.net 

SWAN day 2012

Chris Kleiner & I performing  “The Same” at last year’s SWAN event. For the third year running, I’ll be joining No Name Players for their presentation of SWAN Day, filled with an incredible amount of talent in the form of humor, theater, music, fire, poetry, and more. I have three brand new tunes for you,…

Interview with Swerve Magazine now online

I really enjoyed talking with Mike from The Swerve magazine earlier this month — read the tell-all interview that includes  my earliest obsessions with music as well as a few details regarding why that solo album still isn’t out and my blunt opinion of the Pittsburgh music scene.

Fall 2001 Demo now online

Name your price to download a new demo – some freshly mixed tracks that were recorded over the last year or so, as debut at last week’s Dar Williams show. Here’s a video from that show (and several more as shot by Neil Richmond), in case you missed it.

Busy Weekend ~~ Full of Fire & Music

Thursday Night ~~ EMay & the Put-Together Band play the Thunderbird Cafe alongside Elliot Sussman and Slim Forsythe, 9:30pm show Friday Night ~~ Steel Town Fire gets you pumped to make pumpkins at the Pittsburgh Glass Center, 7pm & 8pm (event runs 3-10p) Saturday Night ~~ EMay sings at RPM’s for a cancer benefit show,…

October blast: Happenings to note in your calendar!

October marks the beginning of bread season around Casa D’Emay Ristorante. Also on the menu, casseroles galore, lots of hearty soups, and other things that keep the oven on all day. And this is my FAVORITE season, because it’s the one we just entered, and I love all seasons equally, I’ve just missed this one…

EMay @ RAD Days: Sunday October 2nd

There are so many *excellent* artists, venues, and activities involved with RAD days. RAD supports local initiatives, and this event showcases many of those supported over the course of three weeks. I’ll be performing early at the New Hazlett Theater  on Sunday, October 2nd, right before (and possibly with!) my friend Rob Gray (Several Conclusions). Check…