A little video.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Yo! Happy January, everybody. Here’s a link to a quick video of John Kurtis and I laying down Spellbound Way for fun in the studio the other day. Old songs with old friends — not a bad way to spend a Sunday. Hope you all enjoy. Spellbound Way –Grant Dawson    

Morgonstund har guld i mun.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Yesterday I drove out west of Maple Plain to attend a 95th birthday party. The honored guest was my grandfather’s girlfriend in the years before his death. The party was festive, filled with congratulatory speeches and the singing of songs from the Great American Songbook. Mimosas were served. Christmas sweaters were worn without irony. The […]

Upcoming Show

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Alright folks — come on out the 318 Cafe on July 10th. Here is everything you need to know. Party starts at 8pm. All kinds of fun. –Grant Dawson

2014 Summer Shows.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Just a quick note to announce that my summer music calendar is updated. I’ll be playing a night of original music on the 10th of July at the 318, so if you’re looking for my songs and good food, be there. Otherwise, you can see me backing up Stevie Ray’s Improv Comedy Troupe at the […]

Kelly Lancaster

Monday, February 18th, 2013

I only met Kelly Lancaster on three occasions. Two were at a small venue in the Heights area of Houston, whose name I don’t remember. The third was at the Last Concert Cafe. I could never presume to call Kelly a friend of mine, we barely knew each other, but he had a lasting impact […]