Greetings from a cooling Michigan

We are still having some warm days in the 70’s and even up to 80 but, by and large, things are cooling here as we head into fall.  Fall is my favorite season!


Northern Express Magazine just did a very nice article on me.  I’m a lucky guy to get this kind of attention.  It was even dated 9/11/15 which, is our wedding anniversary.  CLICK to read the Northern Express article.

This past summer has been terrific for both Margi and I.  It is beyond words to say how good it feels to be back in my hometown of Ludington where I grew up, went to school and worked.  We know so very many people here, it feels like extended family and we feel well supported in all our endeavors. Margi and I are extremely grateful for the opportunities live here for 8 months and to escape the cold of a hard winter to Florida.

We have been very busy this year working on our apartment in the upstairs of the 2-unit house we bought a couple of years ago.  Continue reading →


Songwriting Award! Eye Surgery & More

I was really excited to get this notification!  It happened about 10 days ago but, several things, including surgery on both eyes, put me way behind schedule.  I can’t tell you what a thrill it is to make Runner Up in a contest of thousands of entries from all over the world.  Ah……it feels so good!  Click the link to hear The Eagle

Shows Coming Up Soon!

But first, did you see this with Alicia at The Mitten last Wednesday?

“One Way Out” – Video from 7/22/15

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“Fremont John is Tampa Bay’s most seasoned and professional original singer/songwriter.” –

“Tampa Bay’s most seasoned and professional original singer/songwriter.” –

Indie recording artist singer/songwriter, Fremont John has released 5 CDs on his record label, Aims High Music, His most recent CD, “Contrarian’ was submitted to the 2014 Grammys and made it to the coveted pre-nom list from which the Grammy nominees come. In addition to songwriting, arranging, recording, this very busy musician and his signature blue Taylor 614CE guitar have logged over 3500 live performances since 2000. He performed at most venues in Key West, where he is a former resident He has played many venues along Florida’s gulf coast on up to Michigan and points in between to include Atlanta, Louisville, Cleveland, Grand Rapids and Chicago in the pubs and clubs, craft breweries, festivals, house concerts, casinos, performing arts centers and, theaters.
People hearing Fremont John just know by his polished sound that he has played with the greats. Vocally, they hear Roy Orbison, John Fogerty or Rob Thomas. His guitar sound is as pleasing and readily identifiable as that of Carlos Santana and is offered compared to the great Latin guitarist. Once you’ve heard Fremont’s guitar you don’t have to see him to know it’s him playing.
Having been independent for all of his career, never a side-man, Fremont has had the privilege and honor to record and perform with some of the best of the best to include members of such bands as Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Jeff Beck, Lou Reed, Bruce Springsteen, The Band, Heart, Pat Benatar, Cold Play, The Stones, Uptown Horns and many more. He has also shared the stage with Grammy songwriters like Tia Sillers, (There’s Your Trouble & I Hope You Dance), Chuck Cannon (How Do You Like Me Now) and Mark Selby (Blue On Black) to name a few.
Additional points of interest for Fremont John include:
• Voted #1 Singer/Songwriter in 2014 Tampa Bay Artist’s Poll @
* “Contrarian” CD was submitted to 2014 Grammys making it to the pre-nom list
• Climbed to #5 Indie Artist – USA 2015 and 2014 per ReverbNation Chart. Other RN rankings include:
• #1 Indie Artist, Tampa Bay market, 2011 to present
• #1 Indie Artist, Grand Rapids, MI market, 2014
• #2 Jazz Artist, Tampa Bay, for all of 2009 & 2010, only behind Chick Corea
• #1 Americana Artist, Tampa Bay, 2008
• 3 CDs of music currently airing on Pandora Radio,
• Interviewed by Patrick McCarty on nationally syndicated radio show, 27MM weekly listeners, spring, 2014