In this episode, we set down with Mr. Brandt Holmes, a man who has dedicated his life to rock and roll. We examine the ups and downs of his journey, what inspired him to begin playing, words of advice he would give to a kid considering walking in his shoes, the importance of loving ourselves & much more.
Brandt also plays three brand new songs for us. He's a good friend of mine and I'm honored to shine light on the dedication of this man who is, truly - Steady Focused.
Key takeaways from our conversation:
00:55 - Song - "To Whom It May Concern"
04:28 - What Brandt is up to
05:37 - Down-Stares, how Brandt and I became intimate
06:38 - Learning to play guitar
08:28 - "When did you fall in love with performing?"
10:17 - Jr. High Bands
12:13 - 20 years of dedication - Steady Focused
15:55 - "Music is how I define myself. So if I don't have music, I don't have Brandt Holmes."
16:06 - Song - "One of These Days"
20:30 - "What do you say to a 7, 8, 15 year old who is wanting to walk the path you've taken?"
22:00 - "Set your goal and don't let anyone get in the way of it. If you want to be a rockstar you have to be willing to sacrifice everything in order to do it."
23:14 - "What inspires you?"
25:31 - "Clint Vines & the Hard Times"
26:36 - "Remember to have fun."
28:40 - "I love myself" - shout out to Tom Hendrix
31:20 - Song - "'Til the Day I Die"
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