‘The Future’

Undeterred and back in Spain, we decided to continue without Blue Jay and this was the first of our living room recordings of 'The Future'. Here are the two recordings. Which do you prefer?  This one? Live at Topanga Canyon with a Blue JayOr this one? Live In Our Living Room

RioMacRae Usurped by a Blue Jay

Topanga Canyon, California. January 2020. We had struggled up this lovely canyon with all the gear to make a live vid. Unseasonably warm with great light. The sun shone onto a beautiful red rock with red berries on a bush beside it. Amazingly some one had left a number of stones in a heart shape... Continue Reading →

La Resistencia

This was our first gig as part of Acoustic River Collective at La Resistencia, a community cafe in the heart of Almeria. It was early evening and several families came making it a lovely atmosphere. There are 3 other members of ARC all British singer/songwriters - Left Bank Two, Distance Of Hope and The Creedless... Continue Reading →

Acoustic River Collective

We are excited to tell you all that we are now part of Acoustic River Collective. This is in addition to our usual RioMacRae appearances. We had a number of gigs booked in Almeria and Granada which are are all now postponed... Next time, next time.We did manage one gig in Almeria City at the... Continue Reading →

Sidewalk Cafe

A strange and wonderful night last night in the City of Angels. Sidewalk Cafe on the shores of the ocean at an open mic Wednesday. It’s also basketball night for the LA Lakers on many huge silent screens - except the music area.Musically a mix of wild country, new rock and grunge . Everyone can... Continue Reading →

TRIP Santa Monica

Much fun, new friends and good music at TRIP Santa Monica today. John’s great sound system and good craic with Taryn and Ansom. Thanks all for a lovely time!

Grandview Community Cafe

We've just got back from playing at the Grandview Community Cafe on Venice Boulevard. We're having fun in LA.. Very cool place, very cool people and a lovely welcome for us. We’ll be back friendly folks! After playing we followed a bus home with a flashing message saying ‘We love you Kobe’ . This was... Continue Reading →

Sofar Sounds

We went to Los Angeles, California for a few weeks and while we're there, we're looking into the acoustic music scene. It was the first time we'd been to a Sofar Sounds event. It sounded interesting. You go online and buy tickets for a music event without knowing who's playing and which venue it's going... Continue Reading →

How We Spent Our Summer

We're back in Spain now, but we've had busy times indeed. Here are a few highlights of our summer. July in CornwallWe were delighted to take part in World Refugee Day at The Blue Bar in Porthtowan with several other bands and a choir. Money was raised, useful items collected and much fun was had... Continue Reading →

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