I love this time of year. Everything in nature is blossoming and turning green and warming up and smelling amazing! It also means the new farmers market season is here! Over the past two years I've found quite a lot of enjoyment in playing for local farmers markets in Cambridge, OH and around here in the Raleigh, NC area. I meet great people and get to be surrounded by fresh fruits, veggies, and baked goods as well as wonderful arts and crafts. It's an honor to be a part of the wonderful tradition of locally-focused commerce.
As of this posting I've already put in two weekends worth of music at farmers markets. Last weekend I played at the Wake Forest Farmers Market in Wake Forest, NC, a wonderful little community north of Raleigh. I got to play there late last fall and was glad to go back, and I'll be back there a lot more this year. The weekend before that I was at the Western Wake Farmers Market in Cary, NC, another market to which I made a happy return from last fall, and will continue to do so this year as well!
I've already booked most of my weekends through October at various farmers markets around the area. I'll be hitting up wonderful communities all over the Triangle sharing some music and making friends. Check out my "Live!" tab to see where I'll be and maybe come check out a local market. Hope to see you there. Cheers!
|Making market music at the Western Wake Farmers Market|