A Connections Concert for Ann Michele

As many of you know, our band, Connections has done some incredible shows for some incredible causes over the past five years. We’ve played for thousands of people, and raised more than $135, 000 for the two worthy causes of “Imagine No Malaria”(a) and UMCOR. In ways that defy our wildest imaginations, we’ve been successful […]

Read More

Goodbye, Paul (or, "Infrastructure is Grace")

This week, we’re saying final goodbye’s to Paul Escamilla. For some of us, the goodbyes have been going on for a while now. Paul, as many of you will know, has been a minister here in North Texas for well over 20 years now. He’s also one of the founding members of Connections. After our […]

Read More

Fun With Statistics- Making Some "Connections"

I can’t believe it’s been more than a month since my last blog. I’m hopelessly behind on “Daily Grats,” mostly because of Easter and stuff happening around the house with construction and the break-in. One of the things that’s currently a bit wiggy is Connections‘ own website. So, I’ll post this blog here instead. We […]

Read More

$70,000

Connections debuted our new show last night, the SuperHits of the 70s. It was a fantastic night. We had over 350 persons in attendance and, as they say, a good time was had by all. Even with all the planning and forethought that goes into a show like this, we never really know how it’ll […]

Read More

A 1,000 Net Night!!!

What a show last night in Garland!!! We had around 400 folks show up for the Chicago/Eagles Tribute show there…so many that folks were spilling out of the room and into the hallway…probably 100 folks in the hall crammed in to hear. And there was a *great* energy in the room. Most amazingly, because of […]

Read More

$50,000

Well, another incredible show Saturday night. And a true milestone for Connections Band. We passed the $50,000 threshold for funds raised for our two beneficiaries. This was also the first show for me to attempt to record it straight to my “precious,” the new Mac Book Pro, and you can find clips on the Connections […]

Read More

Dan Fogelberg Tribute November 15th

It hit me today that I hadn’t posted about this show on my own blog! Connections has a show coming up this coming weekend: Connections Band Tribute to the Music of Dan Fogelberg November 15th, 7 pm Northaven UMC 11211 Preston Road Dallas TX It should be a good one… Click here for a Google […]

Read More

Doobies Brothers and Elton John: October 4th

Connections Band is proud to announce our new show, and hopes you’ll come hear us this Saturday night. The new show is a tribute to Elton John and the Doobie Brothers. We continue to push ourselves musically with this great tribute show. Connections Band: Tribute to the Doobie Brothers and Elton John Saturday, October 4th, […]

Read More

The New Website is Here! The New Website is Here! We’re SOMEBODY!!!!

Hey Everybody: I’ve got fun music news about Connections Band for you: 1) Our website is now official 2) We want you to vote for your favorite songs 3) We’re calling it $40K 4) Upcoming Shows 1) The big news: the official website is now, um, officially up and running!!! We hope you will visit […]

Read More

Connections Band this Sunday: Tribute to Carole King and James Taylor

Hey Everybody: Hope you’re finding ways to stay cool during this “hottest July on record.” One great way would be to come to our Connections Band show this Sunday night. How about THAT for a segue? Did you know, btw, that the etymology of “segue” comes the music world? It was originally used to describe […]

Read More