Below you will find an archive of David Luning Newsletters. Browse through the issues below, or follow the link located at the bottom of this page to subscribe.
|Whiskey Bottle Video Update (Aug 2012) |
David Luning News Howdy Folks,There is a show happening tomorrow that you may not want to miss. Albert Lee is one of the best guitarists in the world. For proof, check out his video below. He has played with Emmylou Harris, Joe Cocker, Eric Clapton, and many more. He will be at The Last Day Saloon on Thursday, August 2nd. My band and I get to open for him. I am so stoked!Also in this newsletter is a video update on what's happening with the "Whis
|BET YOU CAN'T GUESS WHAT THIS EMAILS ABOUT... (Jul 2012) |
David Luning News Ah, July... ...the best month in summer. There are ridiculously awesome events coming up! One's on a river, one's on a square, one's for a good cause, and I hope to see you there!!!Cheers, David Hey Everybody!!! Before I tell you about all the cool events goin on, I had to tell you that I just found out that I've been NOMINATED as a finalist for the BEST BAND in the North Bay Music Awards! WHOOOOOHOOOOOO!!!!!! Thank you all so much fo
|THIS TIME IT'S ABOUT SPIDERS! (Jun 2012) |
David Luning News Howdy Hooligans, It's that time for me to start talkin' funny agin, I reckon. Why? I have no idea... Anyhoo, there's some mighty fun stuff brewin. Take a gander at it below...Best, David I am so stoked to be asked to play a KRSH Backyard Concert!With The Brothers Comatose! Free! Fun! Fantastic! What could be better!Thursday, June 7thLOCATION: 3565 STANDISH AVE.SANTA ROSA, CA 95407ALL SHOWS ARE FREE!D
|Thanks! & New Project! (May 2012) |
David Luning News Howdy Folks! The Whiskey Bottle filming is complete! Whoohoo! It's been a blast! (Now the editing begins.) I want to thank EVERYONE for your help with the last day of shooting. It went perfectly. Please read below... In other exciting news, I'm working with Brodie Jenkins in an exciting new project, called Ghost and Gale. Below is our official debut m
|Video Shoot Time!! (Apr 2012) |
David Luning News April 15th, will be exactly my 200th gig and I'll be celebrating - You are invited to join me and ....BE IN THE "WHISKEY BOTTLE" MUSIC VIDEO!+FREE SHOW!!All Ages!The fabulous Mystic Theatre in PetalumaApril 15th at 6:15 p.m. Here is the scoop ladies and gentlemen... We hope that everyone, I mean EVERYONE, will come to the Mystic Theatre at 6:15 p.m on Sunday, April 15th! That's right, the MYSTIC! (We are so grateful
|Music Video! (Mar 2012) |
David Luning News Whoohoo!! The 3rd day of shooting is scheduled!!!O.K. here is some of the info. It's going to be at the Mystic Theater in Petaluma on Sunday, April 15th. Mark your calendars and tell your friends! Unfortunately, we don't have the exact timing down yet - so stay posted for that. It will be sometime in the afternoon. Here is what is going to happen. Everyone who wants to be in it will need to come to the Mystic Theater at the
|Keepin You Posted (Mar 2012) |
David Luning News Howdy Friends! We just finished the second day of shooting for the "Whiskey Bottle" music video. We shot it at Doc Holliday's Saloon in Santa Rosa. Thank you Christie, and all the staff at Doc Hollidays for allowing us to shoot there. It was perfect! Thank you Jared Wright, for your talent, committment, vision, and flexiblity. You are the man! Thanks also to Eric and Scott, who helped enormousl
|New Year's Eve (Dec 2011) |
David Luning News Howdy Friends!Happy Holidays to you! We just finished shooting day number one of the "Whiskey Bottle" music video. What a blast! So many good friends participated! Good humor all day. So much fun! Surprisingly, lots of music! The ever cool members of the Jughead band generously allowed us to use their home for the shoot, and it was perfect!!! But to top it all off, they played kick ass music
|Thank you!!! (Nov 2011) |
David Luning News Hey Y'all!This is the month of thanks-giving ladies and gentlemen! I think it's a perfect time to let you know how grateful I am to have you in my life! This singer songwriter business is a tough one and I really couldn't do it without you! Thank you all so much! I wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! Truly,DavidP.S. Check out the upcoming gig this Saturday!!! (Details below... way way below)IN THIS NEWSLETTER:Thanks to you
|Happy Halloween (Oct 2011) |
David Luning News Hi Everyone!Happy Halloween everyone! I'm actually out of town right now. I'm on a crazy road trip with some of my college buddies. Five of us are traveling from El Paso to New Orleans in a small rv. We're ending the trip in New Orleans for Halloween. It's wild. I'm gonna be wanderin' the streets as a zombie mechanic. I'll be back in time to play with some fantastic acts in November. Check them o
|Handcar Regatta Whoohoo! (Sep 2011) |
David Luning News Howdy Friends!Hope you have had a fantastic summer! Into the fall we go and the fun continues. One of the super cool events coming up is The Great Handcar Regatta! This is one of my favorite events in Sonoma County and I just read an article by Dan Taylor in the Press Democrat that it may be the last year to experience it in its current location due to district construction plans next year! So you definit
|Music Video is Happening! (Aug 2011) |
David Luning News
I got news! The music video is really going to happen! Not the kind my mom takes at shows, but a real official music video, ha. I got responses from my survey and people want to help and be in it. Thank you so much!!!
The one category of volunteer that was missing was a camara person/director. Seeing as that role is pretty darn crucial, I was worried... Then, out of thin air, came a super hero!
|Want to be in a Video? (Jul 2011) |
David Luning News Dear Friends, Thank you so much for filling out the survey last month and giving me feedback on my websites. You are awesome and your feedback is invaluable!!! Interestingly, the results were close - with the Reverbnation site winning by a nose. What was most helpful were the comments. I've made some changes already, and will be making more, based on your advice. THANK YOU!!!!! I plan to
|"Whiskey Bottle's" in a Movie! (Jun 2011) |
David Luning News Dear Friends,A HUGE thank you to all you crazy hooligans for coming out to the Last Day Saloon last month and staying for our set. It was late I know. Thanks to you it was such a great night! Your enthusiasm and awesome support really keeps us going!!!I have my first song in a movie! I'm totally stoked! You can read about it below.Still working a lot on recording my CD. It's slow going but incredibly fun!
|Headlining! (May 2011) |
David Luning News Howdy!The Stagecoach Festival on the Front Porch was quite an adventure! (For a hilarious glance at life as a musician, check out the video below.) After traveling for about 19 hours- all Thursday night, we arrived Friday afternoon haggard, exhausted, and very happy to have made it to Indio. We set up the tent, changed into our costumes, and played our first show for the excited festival campers Friday night. Then on Saturday night, ins
|Going Countryish (Apr 2011) |
David Luning News Howdy Pardner!I'm sooooooo stoked. I'm in my first BIG festival with my band (thanks to the FRONT PORCH!) Don't know about the Front Porch? They are the coolest most creative guys I know with the most awesome portable stage ever! Seriously... see photos below. We will be at the STAGECOACH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL, the biggest country music festival this side of Texas! Last year 100,000 people
| In the Studio (Mar 2011) |
David Luning News Hi Everyone!I've missed you! I've been somewhat in hibernation working on a new album being recorded in two professional studios. It's goin slower then expected and I'll be working on it for a while longer, but its a blast! Who knew that making a professional record would be such a process... In the meantime, exciting stuff keeps happening. I just won a Petaluma West Coast Songwriter's competition with "You and Me and the Devil i
|Thank you!!! (Dec 2010) |
David Luning News Hi Everyone!This is November (barely...)- The month of Thanksgiving. So, it's a perfect time to let you know how grateful I am to have such tremendous support, guidance, and help from all of you. Thank you all... so much!!!Truly,DavidIN THIS NEWSLETTER:Thanks to you and you and YOU!!! Hopmonk Show - SebastopolBazaar Stock 3 ExtravaganzaSolo Acoustic Show at Hopmonk - Sonoma All The Ways To ConnectI would like to sincerely thank the following people for
|And the Party Begins... (Nov 2010) |
David Luning News Howdy You Trouble Makers!Have I got news for you!On the 20th of this month, Saturday that is, The KRUSH 95.9, (one of the best darn radio stations of all time) and North Bay Hootenanny (the wildest in showbiz) , have banded together and are putting on a show SO Fantastic, SO Fun, and SO Mischeivious, it's surprising it's not illegal! It's all happening at the Last Day Saloon in Railroad Square! Come on down and see for yourself, what the buzz is all abo
|I'm on T.V.!! (Oct 2010) |
David Luning News Dear Friend,Howdy! Well, Nashville was killer good times! Music, music everywhere!! I'll try to get a video or two up in a future newsletter. In other news, I'm going to be on T.V. this week!! Not as a musician - no, ha... but as a paranoid cocaine addict. Crazy! Read below for more info about that. Truly,DavidIN THIS NEWSLETTER:"I Almost Got Away With It."ReverbnationT-shirt surveyAll The Ways To ConnectFEATURED VIDEOI'm i
|FIRST NEWSLETTER - Sep 18 2010 (Sep 2010) |
David Luning News Dear Subscriber, It's been a while since I've contacted you. A lot of exciting things have been happening (including this new email newsletter)! I can't fit everything in one newsletter, so stay tuned for the next one! (Hint-I'm going to Nashville!) In the meantime, check below for upcoming gigs, videos, & t-shirt info. Thank you for your ongoing support! Hope to see you soon. David
|Going to Nashville! (Oct 2010) |
David Luning News Dear Friend,Hello again. Thank you so much to those of you who were able to make it to HOPMONK.
You made it an absolute blast! The HANDCAR REGATTA was also amazing.
Thanks to THE FRONT PORCH for inviting us to play. Well, as I mentioned in the last email... I'M GOING TO NASHVILLE!!!!!! (I'm a little bit excited...) Read below for more info about that, along with info about upcoming local events - including The H