Reflection on The New Year

Warning - extreme honesty ahead! Listen and read this blog ❤ I don't want to talk about how terrible or wonderful 2020 was. We were all there, feeling it together - the extreme highs and the heavy lows. Ending the year feeling a little broken, drained, anxious, afraid. And hopeful - so many of us [...]

2020 – A Complicated, Amazing Year

This year has been the most unexpected year. I knew something was going to be different about this year - I could feel it in the way my family gathered for the holidays as if this would be the last time in a long time. Staying up until 2 or 3am each night exchanging dreams [...]

Love Notes In The Making: Note #3

We are in the final stretch! May the stress and anxiety levels raise through the roof! The inevitable end of summer marks time. For 3 consecutive months, this album has been incubated in my home, in the studio, has grown with the help of friends, and the support of family and community. Anna Mancl (Cello/Piano/Vocals) [...]

Love Notes in the Making: Note #2

What a whirlwind of a month! Since going into the studio for the first time I have; Launched, met, and surpassed my Kickstarter goal of $500 - We are at $601!Added harmonies to the original takesPlanned a fully booked Couch Tour, filling up all of July and August - May go into September!Kicked off the [...]

Love Notes Kickstarter Launch

It's finally here - the official launch of the Love Notes Kickstarter! For the next 60 days, Sunflower Summit will be on a mission to raise $500, All funding will be used for a number of things towards the record, such as; Paying musiciansPaying for studio time/Sound EngineerPaying graphic artists for beautiful artwork coming soonDigital/Physical [...]

Couch Tour 2019: FAQ

Summer is right around the corner, and with that, my first ever Couch Tour!! What does this mean? This means that instead of you coming to a show, I come to you! This is a great opportunity to create a night of fun, friends, and music ❤ Plus. you'll get to hear what's on my [...]

Love Notes in the Making: Note #1

I am less then seven days from stepping into the studio to record the first sounds of my debut record, Love Notes, and I am a chex mix bowl of emotions. Recording my own album has been a huge dream of mine ever since I could remember. Because I've wanted this for so long, I [...]

Cozy Music Time

Cafe Cabaret @ Emerald City Cabaret 1224 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640 May 17, 2019 @ 7:30p NO COVER! Tips greatly appreciated ❤ Cafe Cabaret features a variety of storytellers and artists! Come on out for some tunes and stories, and comedy! Juicebox Blend @The Juicebox 3457 N. HalstedChicago, Illinois June 2nd, 2019 @5p [...]

As Husband and Wife with Hannah Lieb & Sunflower Summit

Come out to Uncommon Ground (Edgewater) on April 6 @7pm for a night of great music and great eats! Uncommon Ground is a popular spot for local Chicago music and has a great beer and wine list, as well as homegrown foods. Set your reservation for our show here.