Today, I’m sitting in my living room, trying to add new dates to my calendar. There’s an exciting show at the Barns of Rose Hill https://barnsofrosehill.org/event/kipyn-martin-2022/in Berryville, VA, March 12, 2022, with Kipyn Martin, that I’m really looking forward to. And there are shows with the Mid-City Aces at the Abita Springs Opry April 16, and a new series at St. Anna’s Episcopal Church April 28. And then, there’s Jazzfest (April 30 with the Mid-City Aces, at the Fais Do Do Stage; and my very own solo (trio, really) show at the Rhythmporium; as well as May 7 with Bruce Daigrepont). The other news is that this website has been more or less dormant since the pandemic; I’ll be working to get it back up and running so that you can see the shows listed where the shows ought to be. In the meantime, I’ll go ahead and post them here.
Here’s hoping you’re staying healthy, and staying at home, if you can. Of late, I’ve been doing online shows, Facebook watch parties, and video snippets. This coming Saturday, April 11, I’m doing another one of those virtual shows on my FB band page.
One more thing: of late, I’ve been updating some of the links here, including where one can find Gina Forsyth/Malvinas/Mid-City Aces recordings. Along with the links to Soona Songs, Louisiana Music Factory, and, yes, Amazon.com, one can get recordings directly through me at through my PayPal and Venmo pages.
One last thing: of late, I’ve been teaching Cajun fiddle lessons on Skype and Zoom. If you’re interested in taking a lesson, contact me at Facebook messenger or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks so much to everyone who has donated. Bien merci, tout le monde!
Here is hoping we all can manage to stay healthy. In any case, now that I have a little more time on my hands, the plan here is to keep everyone as up to date as possible about where I’ll be (or won’t be). Like just about every musician on earth, most of my public shows have been canceled, including the March northeast tour, the Northshore Traditional Music series back in Louisiana, Tipitina’s shows, Balfa Week, and Jazzfest. Other shows, such as the French Quarter Festival, have been postponed till October (and even that may be optimistic, to many of us). There are still shows for March and May listed on the calendar. Rest assured, ANY DATE THAT IS LISTED WILL STAY UP UNTIL I GET THE WORD THAT IT IS CANCELED, AND NOT BEFORE.
In the coming weeks, there will be plans to set up an online show or two. There will be Facebook events for those. Also, if you would like to purchase a CD or download card, the Albums page has been updated to give everyone the opportunity to get a CD directly from me. You can do that now through my PayPal address, Ginafsyth@aol.com. I understand that my gmail address can get you there, too.