December 2015

The Contents of a Year: 2015.

The contents of a year:

  • Ringing in 2015 with St. Paul and The Broken Bones in Nashville, TN.
  • Sailing the high seas aboard the Norwegian Pearl during Cayamo.
  • Visiting St. Barts and St. Croix.
  • A memorable performance by the guys on The Late Show with David Letterman.
  • Our bus catching on fire in Texas.
  • First European tour on a bus.
  • Falling in love.
  • A week spent in and around Prague.
  • Countless eating decisions determined by proximity.
  • A first visit to Coachella and exploring Lake Arrowhead.
  • Cancelled plans resulting in a trip to Joshua Tree and Salvation Mountain.
  • Newfound interests in photography and light.
  • Hours spent at Ugly Mugs doing advance work.
  • A return to Europe for no shortage of festivals and club shows.
  • Any number of flights, car rentals, and hotel rooms.
  • A cancelled trip to Colombia, leading me back to North Carolina.
  • Heartbreak.
  • More tour dates than I can properly recall.
  • Some really wonderful shared experiences.
  • Art, music, and movies that have imparted influence.
  • Running at Shelby Bottoms.
  • The loss of my father.
  • Opening for The Rolling Stones in Atlanta and Buffalo.
  • Time spent within Death Valley.
  • An effort at keeping a blog updated.
  • Preparing for 2016.

I’m so thankful for the people I shared this year with. Sending great love and juju across this tiny universe. I’m excited to meet you in 2016,

Billy Reed