So, I used to sing. A lot. And then I moved to Lewisburg, where my only singing options involved a cappella opera/classical music. Which I was told sounded quite lovely, but I absolutely hated doing it. Eventually, I decided I wasn't going to sing unless I had someone to accompany me, and since I didn't have anyone to sing with, I quit. Last spring, I helped out with a Glee club, and there was a guy in the club who played guitar and had a voice that I was pretty sure would blend perfectly with mine. So after the final glee club performance, I told him to let me know if he ever wanted to get together to sing stuff, cause I thought it would be fun.
It took us about 6 months, but we finally managed to work our schedules so that we could get together and sing. And it was awesome. Around that time, I got asked to sing a few songs at a fundraiser at the Pub. It was expected that I would get up and sing Danny Boy and a few Italian songs.
I had a better idea. Blair and I got together for a few late night practices (the inconvenient part of us having very different schedules) and we ended up with 6 songs to perform. The performance went great, we got lots of compliments (and I think only a few people were disappointed by the lack of a cappella opera). Some friends came with their kids, who I babysit, and their daughter brought a pom pom and waved it around while I was singing. It was super cute.
I set up my camera to record the whole show, but somewhere near the end of the 4th song, it apparently got bored and stopped recording. So that was a bummer. But at least we have the recordings of the first few songs. The buzz of crowd noise on the videos is a bit annoying, but you can still hear the singing.
Day is Done
Rangers / Stay
We have been invited to come back and do a concert at the Pub sometime, when we have enough songs to do two 45 minute sets. So, we will be working towards that!