Steve Deasy – show in Pontiac, Fri. 2/19/10 & Banjo Jokes

Just a reminder about the show in Pontiac this Friday.  For info see below.  I know in my original note the other artist was going to be Barb Barton from Lansing, but they must have changed it, and it will be someone called Banjo Jim and Ricky.  Which puts me in mind of two banjo jokes:

Question: How will we know that the stage is level on Friday?

Answer: Banjo Jim will be drooling out of both sides of his mouth.

Question: How will we be able to tell if Ricky has perfect pitch?

Answer: If he can toss the banjo into the dumpster from 20 yards out and hit Mark Iannace’s accordian. &

I’m looking forward to meeting Banjo Jim and Ricky and seeing you all there.



Pontiac, MI – 02/19/10

Steve Deasy In Concert
Friday, February 19, 2010
8:15pm – All Ages
Live! From the Living Room (map)
7 N. Saginaw St.
Pontiac, MI, USA 48342

In the atrium of the Oakland Arts Center (next to the Blue Note Cafe)

Other Info
also on the bill will be Banjo Jim and Ricky. $5 donation.

House Concert Sat. Feb. 20 – Claudia Schmidt

Hi All,

House concert is coming up soon, and it looks like we still have some room, but please RSVP if you are interested in attending this show.

You can find info about Claudia at and about the concert here: Fabulous Fashionable Ferndale House Concert featuring Claudia Schmidt.  RSVP by email at or call 248-990-5268 for more information and directions.

Show will be at our house in Ferndale. You must RSVP.  If you are interested please sign up soon, it is filling up.  This will be a great show.



Steve Deasy cast in the Jazz-Folk Opera, “Forgotten”

…as Joe Cantor, an unemployed auto worker.  The show chronicles the trials and tribulations of Joe Cantor….well, actually, mine is a supporting role. The show is really about:

Set in the 1930s, the jazz/blues opera chronicles the unionization of the Ford Motor Company, with the story focusing on the questionable 1937 death of union organizer and Methodist minister Lewis Bradford.

For more information about the play check out the play website:

Forgotten: The Murder at the Ford Rouge Plant

Or for more information about the venue and ticket information go to:

Macomb Center for the Performing Arts

I am excited about being part of this show.  The music by composer Steve Jones is great, and I am so looking forward to working with musical director Bill Meyer, who is an amazing musician.  Save the date, Friday, March 26, 2010.  I will post more about this as the date draws closer.