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Dreaming to Live Tour Stats

Dreaming to Live Tour Stats

Dreaming to Live Tour Stats

27 gigs in 76 days (11 acoustic, 16 amplified)
10 states
14, 500 miles
270 hours in the car (25 hrs/week)
35.8 MPG trip average
23 nights tent camping
21 nights rustic cabins
27 nights home stays
3 hotels
2 airbnb
5 state parks: Davis Mts TX//Pablo Duro TX//Cape Perpetua OR//Castle Crags CA//Bothe-Napa CA
12 National Forests: Santa Fe NM//Gila NM//Uinta UT//Willamette OR//Rouge River-Siskiyou OR//Plumas CA//Spring Mountains NV//Humboldt-Toiyabe NV/Los Padres CA//Steens Mt Cooperative OR//Uncompagre CO//Hiawatha MI
15 picnic table practice sessions
State with the most gigs: California (7 performances)
Hottest Temp 114°F Laughlin, NV
Lowest Temp 26°F Hyde Park outside of Santa Fe, NM
Highest Point – Wetterhorn Pass, Uncompagre Wilderness, Colorado 12,500 feet
Furthest North: Coyle, WA//South: Austin, TX//East: Detroit, MI//West: Eugene, OR

Fun

Best Scenic Drive – Owl Creek Pass CO: Montrose, Silver Jack Reservoire, Rideway, Ouray
Best Campsite – Site 13 at Hilltop Campground in the Spring Moutains overlooking Las Vegas
Best Grocery Store – Great Basin Community Food Co-op, Reno, NV
Best Winery – Peachy Canyon, Paso Robles, CA
Best Brewery – Ninkasi Brewing, Eugene, OR
Best Cheese – “Acapella” goat milk round in ash from Andante Dairy, Petaluma, CA
Best Trees – French Pete Campground outside of Eugene, OR
Best Fish – Lake Superior Whitefish from Vanlandschoot and Sons, Munising, MI
Best Out to Eat –  The Mission Restaurant, San Diego, CA
Best Coffee – La Barba Coffee, Salt Lake City, UT
Best Hot Springs (of 11 visited) – Terwilliger Hot Springs, 50 miles east of Eugene
Best Laundry – Southside Laundry, Montrose, CO (clean, cheap, booth seating, free wifi, cafe, and kitchenette!)

Gigs

Best milonga – Esquina Tango, Austin, TX
Best acoustics – Frist Prebyterian Church, Santa Fe, NM
Most remote – Concerts in the Woods, Coyle, WA
Enthusiasm award – Tuesday Bailonga, Eugene, OR
Most attentive audience – Casa Della Zisa House Concerts, Portland, OR
Critical mass award – Quantum Tango, Ventura, CA
Beautiful setting award – Encinitas Library, Encinitas, CA
Best workshop class – Urban Tango, San Diego, CA
Best overall audience – Chicago Botanic Garden
Best vibe – Ventura County Classical Guitar Society, Camarillo, CA
Open minded audience award – Maturango Museum, Ridgecrest, CA
Best new gig – Reno Tango House Milonga, Incline Village, NV
Best bar gig – Blackrocks Brewery, Marquette, MI
Best after party – Urban Tango, San Diego, CA
Thrive in adversity award – Northern Sun Winery, Bark River, MI (Thanks to everyone that held down the tent so we didn’t blow away in the rain)
Best multiple gig city stop – Milwaukee!!