I played in and around Tucson steady, from about 1978 to 1992.
The first place I played was "The Cup" a tea/coffee house hosted by big Jim Griffith.
My first paid gig was at Al Smith's Pub on north oracle, I was one of, if not his first solo artist, I was about 19.
other people who played there were The Titan valley war heads, Arizona Mountaineers, etc.
I played for the Packems for years at The River Belle, and the River Boat back to back with Travis Edmondson.
Other places I played were:
- The Ft. Lowell Depot
- Rubens Plankhouse
- The Baboquivari
- Old Tucson
- Maria Ellenas
- Plaza hotel
- The Marti Gras
- The Crystal Palace Saloon