1978-I moved to Maine and fell in with 4  High School Seniors /musicians and became part of the band Emerald ,who performed at local High School dances and at the Brewer Civic Center (Big Gig)In Brewer Maine In 1978. The ticket price was $2.00. I also played with a band called Sea Smoke, the Sigmund Larney Quintet and The Breakwater Band. We played at many Barn Parties, The Blue Hill Town Hall, High School dances, etc. I played single gigs at restaurants as well -Georges in Bucksport, Maine and the Laughing Lion in Blue Hill.