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horns4theholidaysWhat is Horns for the Holidays? Horns for the Holidays is a grass roots organization founded in 1996 by Ken Kozora that connects used instruments with children who might not otherwise be able to afford an instrument of their own. How do we do this? YOUR HELP!  Please donate your used musical instrument, encourage others to donate, and spread the word! Horns for the Holidays has been collecting under-used musical instruments from the community and giving back to the kids who need and want them for over 10 years.

Where? You ask? Well, the Chelsea Alehouse for one! and When? Well… how about this weekend?? The Alehouse will be celebrating a full weekend of music to kick off the Horns for the Holidays used musical instrument drive, with Creole Du Nord on Friday, Dec 2nd and we’ll be there on Saturday, Dec 3rd!

So dig out that trumpet collecting dust in the basement or old ukulele or penny whistle or…. ALL instruments are accepted!

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This made us pretty darn happy today! I think he liked it :-) Big thanks to Frank Gutch, Jr!
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ATB Staff Concert Weekend 1 (Photo by Mark Jewett)

June is just about over and as always there were so many reasons to love this month. Aside from being my birthday month and the beginning of summer its also the month of our wedding anniversary, the Shari Kane & Dave Steele CD Release concert, the Nor-east’r Music Festival, Above the Bridge Songwriters Weekend, the beginning of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Chelsea Sounds & Sights and more. Oh… and then there’s this –

Supreme Court Ruling Makes Same-Sex Marriage a Right Nationwide

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What a beautiful thing!! Check out this video LOVE IS NOT A SIN by Wild Ponies!

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CD Release Concert (Photo by Fred Ellert)

Suffice it to say that we’re coming down hard after a 30 day high and like a really great song, June’s excitement left us feeling elated and satisfied but a little sad that it ended. Unlike a song, we can only play it over again in our heads. We were already riding pretty high from our own CD release concert at the end of May! What an amazing night! So grateful to all the stellar musicians who shared the stage with us and made our songs sound so good – Ozzie Andrews, Mike Shimmin, Drew Howard and most of all Jason Dennie, without whom these songs would not be what they are! So much love in our hearts for all the folks who came to the show and made us feel so special that night.

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