Category Archives: Music

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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’til God Forgets

Well, I completed a recording of my latest song “’til God Forgets” and it’s here for your enjoyment: Lord knows I struggle with recording. Maybe it’s a mental block. Maybe it’s just the frustration of not getting things to sound … Continue reading

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Let’s call it SOME progress

Last time I posted about getting back into creative mode with songwriting and production.  Well, I’ve done the songwriting half of that, so I’m claiming SOME progress. I even performed my latest new song for our Folk-singing friend from Arizona, … Continue reading

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Back on track with a new track

“OK, Break’s over! Back on your heads!” – that’s a punch line from an old joke about hell. And it almost applies here. After my last post, I fired up my aged iMac and began the process of finishing production … Continue reading

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Summertime Blues

Well, the Folk Festival is a month behind us and I haven’t done much, musically speaking, since then – just a couple performances here at the house. I don’t know if it’s waxing age or waning inspiration, but my vitality … Continue reading

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