Live on the Beach in Penticton
Sandra Kunz playing live with Lee Anthony on the Calabash drum in Penticton BC August 5th 2023.
So, it started off with me busking with my little Fishman amp, my microphone and my guitar and it turned into live music with a full sound system, a drummer and a whole lot of fun 4 nights a week for 8 weeks on the beach. They were more of an event than busking. lol. Sometimes you just have to go with the flow and things just start to happen.
I really have my partner to thank for this as he encouraged me and set up and ran the sound system every night and was the one that was clapping when there was no one around (which didn't happen often). He also did the recording that you are watching with all of the video editing. I would have a hard time doing this without him.
The songs on this video are a combination of covers and one original:
Her set list included:
John Prine - Angel Of Montgomery
TLC - Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls
John Denver - Leaving On A Jet Plane
Bob Dylan - One More Cup Of Coffee
Sandra Kunz original - See Myself
Tears For Fears - Everyone Wants To Rule The World
Lyrics for Sandra's original song:
I looked to see my reflection today
Would I like to see myself another way?
Who is that ghost that she wants to be?
Is she dying to be anyone but me?
My head is running in circles, Running loops in my brain
To keep myself irrelevant again and again
What does it matter what I call myself?
If I don’t know that girl that I have put on the shelf
I wanna be here I wanna be here with you now
But my mind says that now is no good somehow
I’ve searched in the past and future and it seems to be
Now is the place where I’ll find me
Bridge with pedal
You are here where you are, you're not anywhere else
What you see right now will again reveal itself
Until you stand in this moment and begin to allow
Time only matters when you know that it’s now
I wrote See Myself in 2023 and it's really about the power of being present and all of the stories we have that keep us from loving ourselves and just being here. We spend so much of our time and energy trying to figure things out and figuring out how to be good enough when we just need to be present and grateful. Sometimes that is harder than others but it really is that simple. When we are present we are not re-creating our past and projecting it into the future.
Blessings to you,