Recording, recording. Shows! 

Ending a long hiatus from performing.  Show coming up in May and some to be announced.  Also continue (sigh...) to work on a CD with Mark Whitcomb at DNA studios.  Fits and starts, fits and starts...but it will come.  Some new songs in the works, as well!

Brad Graham joining me on guitar 

Brad Graham will be joining me on guitar--adding some electrified riffs and ambience to the shows!  Brad also writes songs and performs solo.  You can check him out on facebook at

Lyon's Benefit Concert was a sucess! 

Rob and I were so happy with the turnout for the Benefit concert.  Rob drove back to Boulder with a nice check for the Lyon's Community fund and a van full of winter clothes.  I will post some pics and videos soon.  Planetbluegrass, in Lyons, has been supported by many volunteers (including musical luminaries that have graced the stages there) helping to reclaim the property and all the festivals are scheduled for next summer!  check them out at

Lyons Colorodo Benefit Show-Oct. 25th at Mother Fool's Coffeehouse 

10/25  Mother Fools Coffeehouse w/Rob Clark--Lyons, Colorado Flood Relief Benefit

Press Release:
Rob Clark and Christine Costanzo formed a friendship over years of camping and performing together at the Rocky Mountain Song School and Folks Fest in Lyons, Colorado--one of the devastated communities from the recent flooding in Colorado. Rob is on tour promoting his new CD, Two Hands On The Wheel. This show is a benefit for the flood victims with all CD sales and cover charge going to the Lyon's…

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Farewell to Steve Schad! 

I must say a bittersweet goodbye to Steve Schad, whom I am so grateful to have been able to make music with over the past 4 1/2 years.  Steve is relocating to Memphis, TN to be a full-time musician.  I wish him the best.

Back from the Rocky Mountain Song School and Folks Fest 

As usual, I return from Lyons, CO with ample inspiration and songwriting fodder.  I had the opportunity to sit in songwriting workshops with Lynn Miles, Vance Gilbert, Mary Gauthier and Bonnie Hayes.  Planet Bluegrass is an inspired group of music lovers who are doing much good in this world--well beyond just music.  I have endless gratitude for what they have created.  Check them out at

Make Music Madison! 

We had a great time at Make Music Madison with Heather and Duncan McFarlane, Nick Costanzo, Sarah Williams, Brian Daly, Brad Grahm, Sandra Peterson, Vanessa Tortolano gracing the stage.  This event is one I hope the city continues each year.  It was such a celebration of music and the wealth of creativity that Madison harbors.

"Red Tree" entered in the Madison Area Music Awards Song of the Year category 

Voting began for the Madison Area Music Awards I am entered in the Folk/Americana performer of the year category and "Red Tree" is entered in the Folk/Americana song of the year category. Also look for Steve Schad in the best guitarist of the year. Voting in round one ends 3/15.

Gallery Night! 

Steve Schad and I will be playing at one of my favorite Madison events, May 6th at Absolutely Art!