In 2018, a new SB.Com emerged from the gathered treasures of a busy life. You have landed on our doorstep.
Whether you arrived unceremoniously or with strong intent, there is love - and music! - for you here. Welcome!
November 2018 Gratitude Tour
After 6 months in place, working a good physical job, a Spirit-led job and a wiffly-waffly job while gaining renewed respect for the power of Mother Nature to change the landscape on a dime, day work slows to a deep breath. I head out soon to the Midwest to play some shows and be with family for the holidays. Leaving Wed. Nov. 14th and returning to Delaware work on the 25th, I'm getting ready for LOTS of HUGS! See the calendar/shows page to join me in Indy, IN or Iowa. I'm excited to see my friends, my family, my kids!
Yes, it's time. After 3 years of working solo on this side of the country, I am more than ready for another talented soul to join me
in creating beautiful, inspired music on stage and off. Pro-level players sought, a singing multi-instrumentalist is ideal, and... I am open. Keys. Guitars. Sax. Oboe. Cello. fretless bass. Percussion. All have worked well with this music in a duo setting. Please sing well, and live in the Newark, DE/Wilmington/Elkton, MD areas. If you know anyone - women encouraged! - send them my way.
East Coast Shows n Such
Those in the Wilmington DE area, I play first and second Sundays monthly for the Center for Spiritual Living Delaware (.com) where I serve as the Music Director. If you consider yourself "spiritual" or "secular humanist", you may find yourself inspired and at home with us. If Spirit-mindedness isn't your thing, click on the "shows" tab to see the calendar. Taking a break from a full performing calendar and the booking beast that has tired me to the point of quitting, has been good for my clarity. I'm excited to return to more music, more of the time. Or not! I find myself unattached to the outcomes of things - an odd and peaceful place to be. The cold months are traditionally when I hunker down and book the coming year, so... more shows likely.
My strongest intention for Fall/Winter 2019 is an annual return to Western Europe. I am called - continually called - to go across the water and play, maybe record. Once you taste the way the Dutch listen and ask insightful, startling questions about your lyrics... the wholly enthralled appreciation for songwriters that runs through the entire region from Germany to Holland, England to Ireland and Wales....well. That seed grows. More on this soon.
Sharon Bousquet Nominated for Inaugural Virginia Giordano Memorial Fund Award
I recently received notice from SisterSpace (www.sisterspace.org) that I have been selected as a nominee for the Inaugural year of the Virginia Giordano Memorial Fund. Playing for SisterSpace Weekend in early September was a joy: to perform and experience the land, the women, the music. This long-standing gathering of women in a beautiful place with a focus on art, nature, intimacy and wisdom-sharing was a delight. Here is some info from Jo-Ann at SisterSpace regarding the award nominees and the Memorial Fund:
"Virginia was one of the most prolific producers of women's music. She shaped the women's music movement in NYC and beyond. Her influence on local and national artists and the music scene was incalculable. Since her untimely passing in 2014, there has been a wish to create a foundation or fund that would help to continue her work and honor her legacy. We are finally able to bring that dream to fruition in conjunction with the Virginia Giordano Memorial Fund and SisterSpace Weekend Women's Festival.
The goal of the Fund is to support up and coming artists, by giving them performance and networking opportunities initially at the SisterSpace festival and then recommending them to other venues. We have selected you in the hopes that you will help us represent and honor this amazing woman who gave so much of herself toward helping artists and their careers throughout the years.Together we can form a base for an eventual community and network of artists who will carry on her legacy and keep continuing to help each other up."
I am honored, and I can certainly get 100% behind the intention to help each other, mentor up and coming artists, and spread the love as we build community that honors the work of Virginia and women artists everywhere. Thank you, SisterSpace!
New Biz Address Coming Soon
Love Buzz Music has moved to Elkton, MD. 10 minutes to the college town of Newark, DE and 7 minutes to the historical town of Elkton, MD., yet in a country setting, makes this artist happy. There are goats, a horse, some cats and a dog on site. Tthe four-leggeds are well-represented and bring us lots of laughter. Especially the goats! We are close to CSL Delaware in Wilmington, and close to my east coast family. Ch-ch-ch-changes... life is good.
Per your request, Sharon's photographs will soon have an address at sb.com. We just have to carve out the time to create those pages and fill them with the best of SB's eye-catching snaps. Thank you for your interest in art in all it's forms.
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