Killing The Blues

My design tribute to the song, Killing The Blues. This design is based on my folk art pieces that I make for songs like this. My folk art is made using rough cut funky blocks of wood. Colorful and offbeat. Handpainted and hand-lettered. I adapted the folk art piece to a design for T-shirts. Click here to see it and buy it if you like it. Killing The Blues, The Song The song, Killing the…

Sleepy Tom at Neuse River Brewing, Feb 22, 6:30pm

It’s cold outside! Too cold to be alone. Hope you can make it to Neuse River Brewing tonight. I will be playing indoors. The garage doors will be closed and the heat will be on! This is one of my semi-original songs. It’s inspired by the Johnny Copeland song, Cold Outside. I started with his chorus and made up the rest to my own rhythm. I recorded this live using my Digitech Trio Pedal to add drums…

Seeing Music

Folk Art Assemblages by Sleepy Tom. The pieces featured in this show reflect Tom’s interest in live music, with a focus on the Blues and other forms of roots music. Subjects include NC and New Orleans Blues musicians and scenes of local music festivals like Hopscotch and Wide Open Bluegrass. With live Blues by Sleepy Tom and the Philly’s Cheesesteak food truck around the corner. Join us in Five Points for a drink inside or…

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