By Scott Gilmore, Have you ever asked someone the question, “Do You Play the Guitar?”  If they answered “yes” then there are always the inevitable follow up questions of: “What style do you play?, What kind of guitar do you have?, and How long have you been playing?” The Guitar is...
By Josette Rhodes Nights at the shop have been pretty quiet for a while now. In the best interest of our customers, our musicians, and our staff, we have not been hosting any music or poetry nights. As things begin to assemble themselves in a safe order we will begin...
United Way Emerald Coast is excited to announce the first virtual singing competition to come to the Emerald Coast. Rock United will celebrate and recognize the great musical talent in Okaloosa and Walton Counties while helping our community grow stronger through the efforts of United Way Emerald Coast. The...
By Josette Rhodes “Sticky Too,” an Emerald Coast duo, brings together decades of experience from top musicians Jay Gurly and Tim Smith. Sticky Too has created an unrivaled sound within the music scene. Tim Smith began his life in north Alabama and Jay Gurly hails from the foothills of South...
Peter Lake “Freeing Your True Voice” Peter Lake loves singing because he believes singing connects people together and allows their “true voice” to freely share their life experiences.  Singing has given Peter opportunities to see the world, constantly grow, and the ability to give people relief and happiness when they...
By Will Estell If there’s one primary similarity that seems to exist between creative types and those drawn to the coastal lifestyle, it’s perhaps the immense freedom brought on by doing what you want and doing it where you want to be. Finding a way to do either is a...
By Josette Rhodes One of the things I love most about 30A Songwriter Radio’s Music & Coffee Shop is when different musical artists wander in and we get to learn about their journeys. One of those many artists is Kevin Carson. “Living On 30A”, Kevin’s first new CD in 11...

Motivational Buttons

By Lisa Cyr, It’s funny how “Mom” jeans have come back into style.  I thought those days were gone, never to return.  Those big bottomed, high waisted, baggy jeans caused ladies to look three sizes larger and accentuated our worst attributes. How did marketers motivate us women to not only...
By Josette Rhodes It’s a well known fact that there’s a plethora of amazing musical talent here in South Walton. All along 30A you can find “Live Music!” And that is a great thing! What may not be as well known is the South Walton Music Scene extends well beyond...

Before and After

By Lisa Cyr In June, it was time to refinish my bathroom vanity cabinet.  After gathering supplies and watching a variety of YouTube tutorials about chalk painting, I began to transform the dark outdated cabinet into a new look.  It took weeks as I deliberated over each brush stroke and...

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