Friday 24 November Field Trips!

Happy Friday everyone! For those of you who are still digesting yesterday’s meal, today’s field trips are an excellent way to shake all those calories off! For those of you working today, the live shows will provide an amazing distraction from the craziness 😀 In any case, I hope your day goes smoothly and that you will have the chance to enjoy the great live music!


12 pm Field Trip: Lluis Indigo @ Peace Gallery!

1 pm Field Trip: Winston Ackland @ Peace Gallery!

2 pm Field Trip: Beth Odets @ Blarney Stone!

5 pm Field Trips: Winston Ackland, Bet & Bat

Winston Ackland @ AiR Island!

Beth & Bat @ Surfside!

6 pm Field Trip: Phemie Alcott @ Key West! West Island/116/99/30

9 pm Field Trip: Thunderfoot Lorefield @ Kannonji Campfire!

10 pm Field Trip: Beth Odets @ Mason Jar! Moments/187/174/23

Thursday 23 November Field Trips!

Happy Thursday and Happy Turkey Day to our US friends! Since our beloved Lisa and Ian and many live artists fall into that category, the Dirty Grind takes a break while they gobble up delicious foodstuff 😉 But not all is lost: three field trips are there for you to help you get enough live shows until tomorrow!


11 am Field Trip: Beth Odets @ Surfside!

 12 pm Field Trip: Lluis Indigo @ Surfside!

3 pm Field Trip: Lluis Indigo @ Cool CATs! 2/126/192/3001


Wednesday 22 November Field Trips!

Happy Wednesday everyone! Many out of this world live shows await you. don’t miss them! Follow the list and let yourself be swept off your feet by the most talented live artists you can find on the grid 😀


7 am Field Trip: Lluis Indigo @ Cafè Musique!

8 am Field Trip: Suzen Juel @ Cafè Musique!

5 pm Field Trips: Bat Masters, Jamba LosAngeles

Bat Masters @ PlanetAry! Valley/32/75/2075

Jamba LosAngeles @ The Beat Scene!

6 pm Field Trip: Suzen JueL @ Whymsee Noir!

8 pm Field Trip: Thunderfoot Lorefield @ Saddles Canyon Country!

9 pm Field Trip: The Vinnie Show @ SolarWinds!

And as always you can hear all of these talented musicians 24/7 @ Radio Grind!

Tuesday 21 November Live @ The Dirty Grind!

Happy Tuesday everyone! New day, new location: winter is settling in, so we decorate accordingly 😉 Come on over to admire the beauty and to revel in our musicians’ talent! Of course there will be field trips as well for those who can’t have enough of live music in SL!


5 pm Winston Ackland

Winston has a gift with connecting with his audiences as they relax in the cozy atmosphere his presence creates and enjoy innovative songs crafted from a blend of rock, bossa nova, folk, blues and jazz.

6 pm Senjata Witt

Steady as a heartbeat, that’s how her guitar style’s been described: rhythmic, percussive, and punctual, with a voice like rose-petals steeped in bourbon. Folk, Blues, Traditional and original music, served up in her own special style!

7 pm Bearsheart

Bearsheart will treat you to a great show thanks to her diverse influences, spanning genres from Americana to African drumming, roots to rock, folk to funk and much more. With singer-songwriters like Linda Ronstadt and Mary Chapin Carpenter as inspiring figures, you can be sure her performance will be original and unforgettable.


Field Trips!

12 pm Field Trip: Lluis Indigo @ Whymsee Noir!

9 pm Field Trip: Thunderfoot Lorefield @ Stanza! Island/15/95/22

And as always you can hear all of these talented musicians 24/7 @ Radio Grind!

Monday 20 November Field Trips!

Happy Monday everyone! It’s getting so chilly that even our artists have all huddled up in the same time slot for warmth! Joking aside, The week starts with some of the most amazing live shows around the grid for your listening pleasure – pick your favourites and spread the voice, so that live music reaches more and more ears 😀


11 am Field Trip: Winston Ackland @ Surfside!

3 pm Field Trip: Suzen JueL @ Blarney Stone!

6 pm Field Trips: Wald Schridde, Shannon Oherlihy, Winston Ackland, David Csiszer, Thunderfoot Lorefield

Wald Schridde @ Brazen Head!

Shannon Oherlihy @ Prim Economy!

Winston Ackland @ New England!

David Csiszer @ Ann’s Coffeehouse!

Thunderfoot Lorefield @ Beau Belle’s!

6:30 pm Field Trip: Guitarhero Dougall @ Blarney Stone!

7 pm Field Trip: The Vinnie Show @ Cavern Club!

And as always you can hear all of these talented musicians 24/7 @ Radio Grind!

“If you just build it, they might not come”: promoting events in SL

Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

Seanchai Library, directly and through Storyfests SL, have organised, promoted and run a range of popular and successful events over the years, including a recreation of Orson Welles' 1938 broadcast of War of the Worlds - with suitable embellishments! War of the Worlds, one of a long line of successful special events organised and promoted by Seanchai Library over the years

Welcome to the first in a news series and to a new departure for this blog – articles by guest contributors. In this series, and over the coming weeks, Caledonia Skytower examines the ins and outs and dos and don’ts of event promotion in a virtual world.

By Caledonia Skytower

1.    Blasting the Myths

Second Life is like baseball, or rather like baseball movies.  Is it really? There is an insidious myth in virtual worlds that if you create something that you believe is wonderful, and tell a few friends about it, people will (and should) come flocking from all parts virtual to see your brilliance, experience your events, fill your jars with awe-induced tips.

“If you build it, they will come”, may be a misquote from a…

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Sunday 19 November Field Trips!

Happy Sunday everyone! Unfortunately there will be no in-house shows today, but the trusty field trips will make sure you get your daily dose of live music! From lunch time to bed time, there are plenty of choices for you to dance and enjoy the music AND the weekend 😀


1 pm Field Trip: Phemie Alcott @ Surfella’17!

2 pm Field Trips: Phemie Alcott, Winston Ackland

Phemie Alcott @ Shagwong Cove Resort!

Winston Ackland @ Key West!

3 pm Field Trip: Guitarhero Dougall @ The Night Owl!

5 pm Field Trips: Suzen JueL, The Vinnie Show

Suzen JueL @ Abonwood!

The Vinnie Show @ Surfella’17!

6 pm Field Trip: Shannon Oherlihy @ Veterans Isle! Isle/124/152/3501

8 pm Field Trip: Thunderfoot Lorefield @ Cafè Musique!

10 pm Field Trip: The Vinnie Show @ After Dark!

And as always you can hear all of these talented musicians 24/7 @ Radio Grind!