Chrissie Ferguson | Staff Writer

Poem by Staff Writer, Chrissie Ferguson There is a tree of which we are all a part. While it has only been living for 30 years, It’s as tall and as strong as an oak that’s lived for 300. Its...
  • September 21, 2020
Read More
By Chrissie Ferguson Each one of us is born with a dream. But it is not until we can speak and think for ourselves that we are able to proclaim our dreams to the world. “I want to be a...
  • August 28, 2020
Read More
I had the incredible opportunity to recently interview two very talented sound engineers, Beckie Campbell and Willa Snow. We discussed their careers and how the live music industry has been affected by the pandemic. Please note: While SoundGirls is no...
  • August 24, 2020
Read More
“We've been shut down both businesswise and also with freelance work,” says Campbell. “Nothing really has been going on. I've been able to help a few churches with streaming and getting that online. But as far as clients go, nobody's doing giant corporate shows as we had been monthly. All of that is now on Zoom. Touring is shut down as well, so even my backup for my backup is gone at this point."
  • August 22, 2020
Read More
“The whole industry shut down so there is no way you can find other work, and people are at the end of their savings,” explains Keyes.
  • August 6, 2020
Read More
"I kept almost every ticket stub, and I had the original ticket stub from the Mansfield show. I was living by myself, and I thought, ‘How am I going to decorate my tree?’ So I thought about hanging all of my ticket stubs on the tree. Then I thought about bringing a copy of that ticket stub of that show to her grave that year as a remembrance of her."
  • July 17, 2020
Read More
“This band has given me and Rob so much in terms of the opportunity to love a band and the music and to make friends and create relationships with people,” Schenk said. “There really is truly no way to thank them. So for us, we always try to support the organizations that the band supports.”
  • July 3, 2020
Read More
Allen George, known as LBC72 — or “LoveBoatCaptain72” — to many fans on the Pearl Jam Message Board Pit, has truly shown others how to lead by example. George was not cursed the day he let that lightning bolt go. He was blessed. And since then, he has taken the reins and has steered many lives towards the clear.
  • June 12, 2020
Read More
"The ocean is always moving, so you can have something similar, but it’s always something different. I think that’s what makes it so exciting."
  • May 29, 2020
Read More
"Rather than weakening me, I felt stronger and more connected with myself, the world around me, and my patients in the COVID Unit. Once again, the power of Pearl Jam worked its sublime magic.”
  • May 9, 2020
Read More