Moar bootleg…this batch from Reno!

Reno, NV, that is, from yesterday’s Make A Wish benefit–many thanks to RoseQueen/Grace for both photos and videos!

So, first a couple of photos:

There are LOTS more photos over on Rosequeen’s Facebook page, so be sure to click the clicky and take a look.

And now for the music…

You Are:

Video by rosequeen49

It Matters to Me:

Video by rosequeen49

Changing Colors:

Video by rosequeen49

Thanks for pointing the way, Jasonized!

Bootleg from Tulsa!

Jason performed at Riverwalk Crossing in Tulsa, OK last Thursday night (July 21) and thanks to some awesome Copians (thanks, realmccoy and ohiocastrofan!) we has much bootleg, woo!

Heart of Stone:

Video by realmccoy

Let’s Just Fall in Love Again:

Video by ohiocastrofan

Hallelujah:

Video by ohiocastrofan

More vids after the jump–and for recaps and stuff, hop on into the forum, right here!

Also…photos and possibly more videos to come, so check back later…. (No, it has nothing to do with running up hits. Not at all. Really. Would I lie?)

Aaaaaand, as promised, pictures from ArtTeacher!:

There are more, naturally, inside the Tulsa thread in our forum so click the clicky and scroll down a bit to see ’em…

 

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Last Wednesday night…

(July 13, that would be)

Jason was among the “songwriters, producers, and artists” who gathered at BE Music & Entertainment’s 41E Studio for a Songwriter Night, and he shared some of his music with the folks there. (Yes, the clicky leads to a video clip, but it’s on Facebook–no way to embed!)

Jason was accompanied by Stephen…and Michael was a participant as well. How do I know? PICTURES!

Photos from BE Music & Entertainment‘s Facebook page, and you want to check it out because they’ve uploaded a whole album of the event.

Thanks for finding this and bringing the links, Jasonized!

A note on our Events & Appearances listings…

If you’ve been in our forum (and if you haven’t, why the heck not?), you may have noticed that our eagle-eyed members have been finding out about events and appearances that have yet to be listed on Jason’s official site, JasonCastroMusic.com.

Since these seem to be fully legitimate shows, I have begun to list them in the sidebar, over there—>
Yes, on the right–keep looking down for the heading “Events & Appearances”…yes, yes, THERE.

So anyway, be aware–if the date is not listed on JCM, it’s not “official,” but I will only put up unofficial dates if I have a link to the venue. Be sure to check with them before making airline reservations or like that.

That’s all! As you were.

Destin, FL, Operation Inspiration bootleg!

So, Jason gave an outdoor concert in Florida last night. I’m trying to figure out how to embed the video here, but for now, here are some photos, courtesy of HarborWalk Village (be sure to hop over there via the clicky link, since they have a whole bunch):

And if you want to see video, there is official video here and here from the HarborWalk Village people–I can’t get it to play*, but both ohiocasatrofan and Lizzy Lemon fed me the embed code–thanks, ohio and Liz!–so here they are:


(NOTE: You will notice that they apparently had all kinds of recording problems. But there’s a nice long chunk of the show there!)

There is also bootleg (!!!) over on yfrog, thanks to idolbeat (thank you, Idolbeat!) after the jump, so go there. To the jump, I mean. Oh, you know.

And for discussion and more links (when found, and where do you think I get ’em?) and recaps (when they happen), click on this clicky for the Destin thread in our forum. (You HAVEN’T? You really should.)

Thanks for finding us all the goodies, Dustball!

* I finally got it to play. If you are having problems, try a different browser–it plays for me in Firefox, although nothing at all appears in Safari. Good luck experimenting!

 

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IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776

As I said last year, it used to be that on every July 4th, before the picnics and parades and fireworks, in every town square and large park and gathering place in the United States, someone would get up and read the Declaration of Independence, and everyone would listen. Because it is worth remembering that 235 years ago, people fought and froze and killed and died and, to paraphrase Thomas Jefferson, refreshed the tree of liberty with the blood of patriots and tyrants…all so that we could insult each other across party lines today. So listen up:

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security. — Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government.

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We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these united Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States, that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. — And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.

So that’s why. Now go put some sacred Honor on the line. And then enjoy your picnics and parades and fireworks. A safe and happy Independence Day to all!

(Bonus points to anyone who knows the lyrics to all those songs. …No, “most of them” does not count. Sorry!)

(Okay. If you MUST cheat, lyrics plus YouTubes after the jump.)

 

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