Category Archives: General Conversation

30 years ago…

30 years ago on this night (about 4 in the morning 6 May, 1989) I was awakened by a phone call.  It was my mother telling me Dad was immediately going to have surgery (Aortic Aneurysm) and I should get … Continue reading

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Catching my breath

Well, the Tucson Folk Festival is behind us and I feel like I finally have time to catch my breath.  March was a BUSY month with every weekend filled with rehearsals and week-days jammed with work and all the other … Continue reading

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Tucson Folk Festival! See us there!

We are Ready!!  Me, Larry, and Michael that is.  Please join us at the Tucson Folk Festival this coming weekend!  We’ve got a couple new songs to start the  line-up and a few to make you dance! It sure would … Continue reading

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2019 Valentine’s Day song: No Doubt About It

As you know, I started a tradition in 2012 by presenting a song video to my Bride for Valentine’s Day. The first year was easy because the song was already written and recorded, and the video was just photos strung … Continue reading

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New Year, Old Favorites

I just received an email from the Tucson Kitchen Musicians Association saying: Congratulations! The Tucson Kitchen Musicians Association  (TKMA) is pleased to invite Darrell Elmer Rodgers  to perform at the 34th Annual Tucson Folk Festival. You are scheduled to perform at 3:00 … Continue reading

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Songwriter Showcase in Scottsdale- Christmas+1 day

Arizona friends, I’ll be performing the day after Christmas (Dec 26th) as part of a Songwriter Showcase at Pho Cao (Vietnamese restaurant) in Scottsdale AZ.  What a nice break from all the Christmas hubbub and traditional Christmas carols, not to … Continue reading

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Laveen Folk Festival – 17 November

I will be there! I perform at 11:30 AM on the the “Laveen (East) Stage”. This is a pioneering event in that it is (I believe) the first Folk Festival in Laveen (at least in a very long time).  It’s … Continue reading

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