Category Archives: Singer-songwriters

Loudon Wainwright III returns to Columbus

In the summer of 1992, I had  moved to Columbus with my wife so she could attend medical school. I was working odd jobs, including a lunch and dinner shifts at a seedy Italian restaurant I was convinced was run … Continue reading

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Mark Erelli: How to grab an audience’s attention softly

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist Mark Erelli has released 16 CDs, 6 collaborative and 10 solo, including his most recent For A Song, his first solo album of original material in six years. During our conversation, we talked about the ways that crowdfunding is … Continue reading

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Mariah Carey on Craft!

It’s another A-lister on Craft: Mariah Carey! Listen in for exciting news on her new career in the Rockin’ New Year.   A HUGE thank you to the inestimable Shawn Gould and ayote&olympic hiphop hard by Annon (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under … Continue reading

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Patty Larkin: Finding the Miraculous

Patty Larkin is renowned for her guitar skills, songwriting and singing prowess. She’s been a staple of the folk-urban scene, with 13 albums to her credit. She’ll be in Columbus with Six String concerts on September 17. Listen in for … Continue reading

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Honey and Blue: which is honey and which is blue?

I smell of cologne Can he smell my mistake? My heart screams for more But my head’s to blame -Stranger In Your Arms by Honey and Blue Honey and Blue, made up of Stephanie Amber and Adam Darling, is a … Continue reading

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David Myles: a man out of time

For Canadian singer-songwriter David Myles, time is always of the essence. The musician’s songs transcend decades, genres, and influences. Known as an “acoustic guitar crooner,” Myles does not let any label restrict him, as he explained in his Craft interview. … Continue reading

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The Steel Wheels: leaving home is never easy

For Trent Wagler and The Steel Wheels, “Winter is Coming” and it doesn’t have anything to do with Game of Thrones. The band’s most recent album, Leave Some Things Behind, was released in April of 2015 and focuses on the … Continue reading

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John Gorka and Anna Nalick: Together without knowing it

Singer-songwriters Anna Nalick and John Gorka will appear in Columbus on January 17 and 22 at the Rumba Cafe and Six String Concerts, respectively. Listen in to learn more about Anna Nalick’s songs after “Breathe 2 AM” and which song took John … Continue reading

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Mike Vial: Balancing joy, sadness, and teaching as a songwriter

Having, like Sting, left the teaching of English to follow his passion as a singer-songwriter, Mike Vial has developed a variety of new songs, new techniques, and new artistic outlets to enhance his music. Lately, he’s turned to writing haikus … Continue reading

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Caroline Cotter: How Craft led to a Great Song

Caroline Cotter, in town with Six String Concerts, has a secret weapon for songwriting inspiration: crafting. Listen in to hear how her love of creating things led to her writing one of her favorite songs, La Marionette.   http://crafttheshow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Craft_CarolineCotter_2015-10-16.mp3Podcast: Play … Continue reading

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