AWARD WINNING GUITAR PLAYING SINGING SONGWRITER
Sisters Folk Festival/Dave Carter Memorial Songwriter Contest Winner
Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Winner
Wildflower! Music and Arts Performing Songwriter Winner
Mountain Stage NewSong Winner
Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Songwriter Showcase Finalist (runner up)
Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist Showcase
Tucson Folk Festival Finalist
Solar Fest Finalist
Telluride Troubadour Finalist
A Few Places I have played...
30A Songwriters Festival, Seaside, FL
Anderson Fair, Houston TX.
Burlap and Bean Coffee, Newtown, PA
Blue Rock Artist Ranch and Studio, Wimberley, TX
Columbus Songwriter Workshop Instructor, Columbus, OH
FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL Official Showcase Artist
FARM- Folk Alliance MidWest Region Official Showcase Artist
NERFA - North East Region Folk Alliance TriCentric Showcase Artist
SERFA - South Eastern Region Folk Alliance Official Showcase Artist
SWRFA - Southwest Region Folk Alliance Official Showcase
Gypsy Sallys, Washington, DC
Kerrville Folk Festival - Kerrville, TX
Me & Thee Coffee House Series, Marblehead, MA
Mountain Stage, NPR Radio, Charleston, WV
Natalies Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music, Columbus, OH
Opening Bell, Dallas, TX
Rocky Mountain Folks Festival/The Song School Elective Instructor, Lyons, CO
Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Artist- Wildflower Pavillion, Lyons, CO
Seven Steps Up, Springlake, MI
Sisters Folk Festival Artist and Americana Song Academy Instructor, Sisters , OR
Sisters Folk Festival Summer Concert Series, Sisters OR
Six String Concerts, Columbus, OH
Songs At The Center, American Public Television, Columbus, OH- (Click to see video)
SPACE, Evanston, IL
The Ark, Ann Arbor, MI
The Bluebird, Nashville, TN
The Laughing Goat, Boulder, CO
The Lizard Lounge, Cambridge, MA
Uncle Calvin's, Dallas TX
Uncommon Ground, Chicago, IL
Vancouver Island Music Festival Artist, Vancouver Island, BC, CA
Wildflower! Music and Arts Festival Artist, Richardson, TX
++ and many house concerts across the U.S.
And So Forth...
Folk Alliance International - Member
FARM (Folk Alliance Midwest) Board of Directors 2014-2016
Official Shubb Capo Artist
I play these amazing guitars
Bourgeois OM Vintage SS
Vintage 1959 Gibson LG-3
Recordings to Date...
Bernies Daughter 1997 Self Produced, Self Released
One More Door, 2008 Todd Burge, Producer, GoosePie Music
In This Light, 2011 Billy Crockett, Producer, Blue Rock Artists
A Very Blue Rock Christmas, 2014 A compilation of holiday songs form live shows at Blue Rock Artist Ranch and Studio. Produced by Billy Crockett.
Something Fine, 2015 Matt Nakoa and Neale Eckstein, Producers, GoosePie Music
What If This is All There Is, official release 3/2019 Produced by Amy Speace, GoosePie Music
Back Ground Vocals
GEORGIA I"M HERE - Joe Crookston (2014 Miligrato Records)
MAGDALINE- Karyn Oliver
I've been honored to have shared shows with many singer songwriter friends and heroes!
Here are just a few...
Amy Speace, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Beth Wood, Betty Soo, Billy Crockett, Christopher Smith, Cliff Eberhardt, Darlingside, Devon Sproule, Don Dixon, Ellis, Fred Eaglesmith, Jaimee Harris, Jaime Michaels, Jarod Mahon, Jesse Winchester, Joe Crookston, Joe Jencks, John Gorka, Louise Mosrie, Martin Carthy and Eliza Carthy, Pokey LaFarge, Rebecca Loebe, Robby Hecht, Rose Cousins, Ruthie Foster, Seth Glier, Small Glories, Tim Grimm, The Accidentals, Todd Burge, Tom Paxton, Tom Prasado-Rao, Travis Meadows...