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(EDT, UTC-04) (EDT, UTC-04) Vickie Maris & Scott Greeson: Judges for LUM "We've Got Talent" St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette, IN St. Andrew United Methodist Church, West Lafayette, IN
 — (EDT, UTC-04)  — (EDT, UTC-04) Vickie Maris & Scott Greeson Purdue Memorial Union, West Lafayette, IN Purdue Memorial Union, West Lafayette, IN
 — (EDT, UTC-04)  — (EDT, UTC-04) Scott Greeson & Vickie Maris Glasswater Creek of Lafayette, Lafayette, IN Glasswater Creek of Lafayette, Lafayette, IN
 — (EDT, UTC-04)  — (EDT, UTC-04) Vickie Maris with Scott Greeson at The Chalmers House The Chalmers House, Chalmers, IN The Chalmers House, Chalmers, IN
 — (EDT, UTC-04)  — (EDT, UTC-04) Scott Greeson & Vickie Maris Trio Monon Food Festival, Monon, IN Monon Food Festival, Monon, IN
 — (EDT, UTC-04)  — (EDT, UTC-04) Vickie Maris & Scott Greeson with the band Benton County 4-H Fair, Boswell, IN Benton County 4-H Fair, Boswell, IN
 — (EDT, UTC-04)  — (EDT, UTC-04) Scott Greeson & Vickie Maris | Music at The Farm at Prophetstown State Park The Farm at Prophetstown, Battle Ground, IN The Farm at Prophetstown, Battle Ground, IN
 — (EDT, UTC-04)  — (EDT, UTC-04) Vickie Maris Summer Concert Series - Purdue Memorial Union, West Lafayette, IN Summer Concert Series - Purdue Memorial Union, West Lafayette, IN
 — (EDT, UTC-04)  — (EDT, UTC-04) Live at Lunch | Vickie Maris Sweetwater Sound | Live @ Lunch, Ft. Wayne, IN Sweetwater Sound | Live @ Lunch, Ft. Wayne, IN

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Singles, Is It Tomorrow & Extra Steps, added to New and Independent Artists, Vol. 9 playlist in Spotify by Paul Harwood 

Today, I've been listening to the music of other new and/or independent music artists. 

Several of us have had songs added to a new playlist, “New and independent artists vol 9,” by playlist curator, Paul Harwood

He included two of my singles in the Spotify playlist:

Is It Tomorrow

Extra Steps (Donkey Christmas Song) 


Thank you for connecting indie artists Paul! 

Here's a partial list of artists who are represented by this playlist: Jay El Dee, Diego Annuitti, Mark Antares, Chuck W. Chapman, The Band Wanted, …

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Songwriter takes you behind the scenes of Extra Steps (Donkey Christmas Song) which releases on Dec. 8, 2023 

Songwriter and recording artist, Vickie Maris, based in Indiana, wrote Extra Steps (Donkey Christmas Song) when she was asked to provide music for an event at Christmas Eve.

While out in the barn doing the chores on her Connemara pony farm on a snowy day, she got inspired to write a song that would narrate how Joseph might have interacted with the donkey who provided a ride to Mary on the journey to Bethlehem. 

While it isn't known whether a donkey was a part of the scene or not, she used artistic license to…

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Daydreams performed for the 2023 NPR Tiny Desk Contest 

Daydreams was written without a guitar, or any musical instrument in hand, however, we usually perform it with my band members rockin' the house on guitars, keyboard, sax, bass and drums!

But, for the 2023 NPR Tiny Desk Contest video, I chose a simple, acoustic approach to my submission video. My hubby, songwriter/guitarist/entertainer Scott Greeson, joined me for the Daydreams video. You'll see and hear him holding down the rhythm and covering the guitar lead work as well as harmony vocals. 

Thank you for…

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Three benefits to listening to music via songs in a playlist in Spotify 

As a musician, it always sparks joy to see that a listener in Spotify has added one (or more) of my songs to a playlist they are curating. It is helpful to other potential listeners as they seek music to collect for their own Spotify libraries and playlists.

Listening to music in a playlist is a great way to enjoy music without having to take additional action after initially clicking the play button!

Here are a few other perks to listening to music via a playlist in Spotify:

  • you can collect songs in a group…
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Vickie Maris performed in the showcase at the Indiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Convention 2023 

Vickie Maris and her band performed in the lineup of acts, Jan. 6, 2023, during the Indiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Convention. The event was held in the Marriott East in Indianapolis, Indiana.

She was 7th in the lineup of 9 bands on Friday. Another group of bands performed in the showcase on Saturday.

Vickie's set list for the 20-minute showcase act included:

  • Daydreams - by Vickie Maris (Track 3 on Another Universe)
  • Mourning Dove - by Vickie Maris, Scott Greeson and Michael Kelsey (Track…
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