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2021 PASSAFIRE Recap

In 2021, we finally got back to playing live music AND we released a new album, Strata. Click here to stream now!

05/14/21 – South Florida Fair (West Palm Beach, FL)
07/04/21 – City of Gunnison 4th of July (Gunnison, CO)
08/12/21 – The Crazy Tuna Bar & Grille (Essex, MD)
08/14/21 – Everwild Fest (Newark, OH)
09/17/21 – Solomon’s Tiki Bar (Solomons, MD)
09/18/21 – New Realm Brewing (Virginia Beach, VA)
09/19/21 – The Boathouse (Myrtle Beach, SC)
09/23/21 – 926 Bar & Grill (Tallahassee, FL)
09/24/21 – The Abbey (Orlando, FL)
09/25/21 – Guanabanas (Jupiter, FL)
09/26/21 – The Key West Theater (Key West, FL)
09/29/21 – Windjammer (Isle Of Palms, SC)
09/30/21 – The Main Course (Columbia, SC)
10/01/21 – District Live (Savannah, GA)
10/02/21 – Pour House (Raleigh, NC)
10/03/21 – Asheville Music Hall (Asheville, NC)
10/05/21 – Phantom Power (Millersville, PA)
10/06/21 – Wonder Bar (Asbury Park, NJ)
10/07/21 – Burley Oak Brewing Company (Berlin, MD)
10/08/21 – Bird and Betty’s (Beach Haven, NJ)
10/09/21 – Tally Ho Theatre (Leesburg, VA)
11/03/21 – Skully’s (Columbus, OH)
11/04/21 – Blind Pig (Ann Arbor, MI)
11/05/21 – Bell’s Eccentric Cafe (Kalamazoo, MI)
11/05/21 – Cubby Bear (Chicago, IL)
11/06/21 – Hi-Fi (Indianapolis, IN)
11/10/21 – Blueberry Hill Duck Room (St. Louis, MO)
11/11/21 – Madison Live! (Covington, KY)
11/12/21 – Vinyl (Atlanta, GA)
11/13/21 – Nature Coast Music Festival (Inglis, FL)

05.14.21 – South Florida Fair (West Palm Beach, FL) – Photo: Brian Heinemann
05.14.21 – South Florida Fair (West Palm Beach, FL) – Photo: Brian Heinemann
05.14.21 – South Florida Fair (West Palm Beach, FL) – Photo: Brian Heinemann
07.14.21 – City of Gunnison 4th of July (Gunnison, CO) – Photo: Kim Mock
07.14.21 – City of Gunnison 4th of July (Gunnison, CO) – Photo: Kim Mock
07.14.21 – City of Gunnison 4th of July (Gunnison, CO) – Photo: Kim Mock
07.14.21 – City of Gunnison 4th of July (Gunnison, CO) – Photo: Kim Mock
08.14.21 – Everwild Fest (Newark, OH) – Photo: Justin Bradley
08.14.21 – Everwild Fest (Newark, OH) – Photo: Justin Bradley
08.14.21 – Everwild Fest (Newark, OH) – Photo: Justin Bradley
08.14.21 – Everwild Fest (Newark, OH) – Photo: Justin Bradley
09.17.21 – Strata Release Day at Passafarm (Princess Anne, MD) | Stream Now!
09.18.21 – New Realm Brewing (Virginia Beach, VA)
09.24.21 – The Abbey (Orlando, FL)
09.25.21 – Guanabanas (Jupiter, FL)
09.28.21 – Sugarshack Sessions (Bonita Springs, FL)
10.01.21 – District Live (Savannah, GA) – Photo: David Chalfa
10.01.21 – District Live (Savannah, GA) – Photo: David Chalfa
10.01.21 – District Live (Savannah, GA) – Photo: Tyler Dewland
10.08.21 – Bird & Betty’s (Beach Haven, NJ)) – Photo: David Gillaspie
10.09.21 – Fall Tour Photo w/ Of Good Nature & Joe Sambo (Leesburg, VA)
11.03.21 – Skully’s (Columbus, OH) – Photo: Brian Michaels
11.03.21 – Skully’s (Columbus, OH) – Photo: Brian Michaels
11.05.21 – Cubby Bear (Chicago, IL) – Photo: Brian Heinemann
“Down That Road” at Sugarshack Sessions
“Elephant Grass” at Sugarshack Sessions
“Begging For It” at Sugarshack Sessions
Sugarshack Sessions Podcast
“Waste No Time” from the Cali Roots Riddim Compilation 2021 released on 05.28.21

“Great Lakes” | New Single Out

“Great Lakes” is now live on all major streaming platforms!

Released: 05.07.21

Music Production:
Mike DeGuzman (goozeproductions.com)

Additional Instrumentation:
Johnny Cosmic (johnnycosmicmusic.com)

Mix:
Johnny Cosmic (johnnycosmicmusic.com)
Jordan Dismuke (@e_j_e_c_t)

Master:
Michael Denten (infinitestudios.com)


Album Art Layout/Design:
Mike DeGuzman (goozeproductions.com)

Album Art Photo:
Mike Jacoby (@drone_rage_productions)

Album Art Lettering:
Jeff Mroz (notebooknoise.bandcamp.com)


Music Video Edit:
Mike DeGuzman (goozeproductions.com)

Drone Footage [dock]
Glen Lake | Glen Arbor, MI | October 2020:
Mike Jacoby (@drone_rage_productions)

Drone Footage [boat]
Lake Michigan | Leland, MI | August 2020:
Dan Culen (elevateyacht.com)

2020 PASSAFIRE Recap

2020. What a weird year. Passafire started it off on several high notes playing shows, festivals, and our first time playing the U.S. Virgin Islands. The live music industry then came to a halt in March due to COVID-19. We still felt the need to stay busy.

Over the summer, we met up at Passafarm to write and record for our next album. In the fall, we rented out a venue and hired a full production team to host our first ever live stream ticketed event. Throughout the year, we released 2 new singles and contributed to 2 compilation albums. Despite our touring limitations, we still got things done. We’re hopeful for a more productive 2021!

01/17/20 – Beachside Tavern (New Smyrna Beach, FL)
01/18/20 – Terra Fermata (Stuart, FL)
01/19/20 – Iron Cow Cafe (Orlando, FL)
01/22/20 – The Ranch (Fort Meyers, FL)
01/23/20 – Cafe Da Vinci (Deland, FL)
01/24/20 – Jannus Live (St. Petersburg, FL)
01/25/20 – North Beach Bandshell (Miami Beach, FL)
02/08/20 – One Love Fest (Long Beach, CA)
02/07/20 – Soundwell (Salt Lake City, UT)
02/21/20 – Cervantes’ Other Side (Denver, CO)
02/22/20 – Arizona Roots 2020 (Chandler, AZ)
02/26/20 – Pour House (Raleigh, NC)
02/27/20 – Asheville Music Hall (Asheville, NC)
02/28/20 – The Pour House (Charleston, SC)
02/29/20 – Jack Rabbits (Jacksonville, FL)
03/06/20 – Neptune’s Lookout (St. John, Virgin Islands)
11/12/20 – Live Is But A Stream 2020 (Joppa, MD)


01.23.20 – Cafe Da Vinci (Deland, FL) | Photo by Carly Cristello

01.24.20 – Jannus Live (St. Pete, FL) | Photo by Justin Bradley

02.08.20 – One Love Cali Fest (Long Beach, CA)

03.06.20 – U.S. Virgin Islands Jam Fest

2020 Tour Highlights Playlist

Passafire – Sleepless

Passafire – Friends

Passafire – Greatest Hits (Sublime Cover)

2020 Passafire Quarantine Covers Playlist


In non-Passafire 2020 news, I stayed busy writing & collaborating with other fellow musicians. I was fortunate enough to be a part of these releases:

P.TUGZ – Holdin’ hundred$
Eric Swanson – Gasoline
Dillinger’s Hired Guns – Jellyfish Of Love
Shrub – Back To Earth
Kevin Molloy – Won’t Let Go

Also, I have a new single on the way. Stay tuned!