Seth Glier in Concert
From Seth Glier:
I attended Berklee College of music for a year and soon I was performing anywhere I could. I moved back in with my parents and made a record in their basement for about $5,000 with used equipment I purchased from eBay. I bought a yoga teacher’s ‘89 Toyota Camry with 250,000 miles on it and drove around the country for 3 years with my friend Ryan playing every open mic, dive bar, bar mitzvah, club, and concert experience imaginable. I booked 300 plus shows a year from the passenger seat of my car. There was no team of agents or managers, and nobody telling me what I needed to do or how to do it. I had no plan B, just the maniacally focused voice of my six year old self that kept saying “don’t you stop now.”
It has been, and continues to be, the journey of a lifetime. I’ve had amazing mentors along the way, been around the world, become an international spokesperson for Child Fund International (an organization helping end economic disparity), put out four albums on a great record label, flirted with Katy Perry, walked the red carpet at the Grammys, and gotten to wake up and do what I love every day. My life has changed a lot, but my goals and influences haven’t drifted too far from the kitchen table where I would give my brother breakfast. Connection is why I do this. When a song connects with someone it reminds us that we are not alone in the world. There’s a beginning, middle, and an end. It’s good work. It’s noble work.