One or two bits from San Francisco

WE HAVE BOOTLEG! Thank you for all the goodies, Grace/Rosequeen49! Live stream (now recorded stream), including “Rock and Roll,” “Head to My Heart,” “Waters of Jordan,” “Hallelujah,” “Hearts Coming Home,” and “Good for You”: Or if you prefer shorter time commitments… “Rock and Roll” and “Head to My Heart” Video by rosequeen49 “Hallelujah” (The harmonies

RIP, Leonard Cohen

For more about that “part of our journey,” click on over to these… This really was the “Hallelujah” TV cover that started it all. In 2008, when Castro performed a vulnerable acoustic version on Idol’s top 16 week, judge Simon Cowell noted that the late Jeff Buckley’s 1994 rendition was one of his favorite recordings

Yay, more bootleg!

These are from Nashville, with thanks to Copian fayemcd–thank you, Faye! “Rock and Roll”: Video by macfae “Head to My Heart”: Video by macfae “Waters of Jordan”: Video by macfae “Hallelujah”: Video by macfae “Hearts Coming Home”: Video by macfae “Good For You”: Video by macfae “Automatic”: Video by macfae Faye also wrote us a

Still more tour, with bootleg!

Now, now, we’ll get to the bootleg. Moving along… Philly: DC: Indianapolis: Soundcheck in Indy. Back on the road with the boys! @greenriverordinance @theroosevelts A photo posted by Jackie Castro (@jackie_castro) on Oct 27, 2016 at 2:03pm PDT Columbus: And we have an excellent recap from Columbus by our own ArtTeacher, so be sure to

A little exchange from Twitter…

So there was this: I've sang this song alone for years… Love singing it with @CastroTheBand now! https://t.co/AZP3naQhwf — Jason Castro (@jasoncastro) October 7, 2016 Which quote-tweeted this: @castrotheband @jasoncastro @mcastromusic @thejackiecastro singing… https://t.co/dg4yyrdHTJ — Hannah Lesinski (@rockapalindrome) October 7, 2016 Which links back to this little bit of insta-bootleg, which I cannot embed, but

Bootleg from Atlanta!

Thanks for the music, misfitoys–it looks like you got their whole set!* “Automatic” Video by misfitoys “Hallelujah” Video by misfitoys “Head to My Heart” Video by misfitoys “Waters of Jordan” Video by misfitoys “Good for You” Video by misfitoys “Know Me Well” Video by misfitoys “Diamond Dreams” Video by misfitoys *misfit toys informs us that

I dunno, I’m not tired of it yet…

There’s this piece in The New York Times: How Pop Culture Wore Out Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’. “Hallelujah” survived the doctor dramas and the evening-soap finales, but it almost succumbed to reality TV, where unseasoned vocalists repeatedly tried to impress their judges by remaking it with big runs and rococo flourishes. Jason Castro delivered the most

Dallas, TX (Sept. 9)

DALLAS!! See u tonight @hobdallas! Doors @ 7 we go on at 8! A photo posted by Michael Castro (@mcastromusic) on Sep 9, 2016 at 4:04pm PDT Since there were some Copians in the house (WOO HOO, Becky, Winnie, and Brenda–thank you so much for sharing!) we have bootlegs: A video posted by Becky Vogt