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How I got to be a gigging solo guy January 30, 2016


I just got really sad when I read that Costello Sandwiches in Lincoln Square is going to be closing its doors on Sunday. That place kinda changed my life, so I figured I’d share that whole story because it’s never lost on me how fantastic it is that I get to pay my bills by Read More…


I’m gonna get up and do MY thing. June 4, 2015


This feels like it’s been a long time coming, but next month I’m finally playing a show as a bandleader — doing all my original songs with a backup band. I’ve been playing them acoustically by myself for a little while, but that’s never been how I envision them in my head. Never once. So Read More…


I’ve got a job to do. November 23, 2013


Well, combined with the last post I made, there seems to be a theme here. But right now, I’m thinking of a gig I played with The Right Now on Wednesday night. This rarely happens, but I spent the entire set just waiting for it to end. I couldn’t stand being on that stage — Read More…


Work harder. November 15, 2013


This has been my lesson this year. Work harder.   I was shooting the shit with John Maloney, a friend and very talented drummer, earlier this year. It was right around the time that I started gaining a little momentum – booking more gigs, doing a little better with students and work in general. Anyway, Read More…


Chris at Old Town School of Folk Music and other news September 29, 2013


I can’t exactly tell you what a week it’s been here at Chris Corsale headquarters. Right around the same time I launched this site and debuted my song “Porch Light,” I got word that I was hired at the Old Town School of Folk Music as their newest guitar teacher — and just last night Read More…


Welcome to the site! September 23, 2013


Here I sit in my home office, Toto on the turntable, putting a few finishing touches on this website. It’s exciting to get some of this stuff out to everyone; I’ve been talking about (needing) a website of my own for a long time now. Hope you get a chance to listen to my stuff Read More…