New Jersey Stage 2015 - Issue 10 - Page 20

would be only a few hours away from the venues in the Northeast they’ve played for years. The east coast would also be a better base for a touring musician than living in the middle of Texas, far away from everything else. The second bombshell dropped in Mike’s email to his fans was that this might be his last tour. “I’ve been working hard for the past couple of years,” he said. “It’s a constant grind. The good shows are few and far between Photo by Mikk Duncan at Third Man Images “It’s like Los Angeles,” explained June. “When you go to L.A., you can walk up to anyone in the city and ask, ‘How’s your screenplay going?’ They’ll be like, ‘How did you know I was writing a screenplay?’ Austin is kind of the same with songwriters.” June is originally from River Valle, NJ; his fiancee is from Rochester, NY, and they both have family in Florida. They are considering a move to somewhere like Raleigh, NC, where they 2015 - ISSUE 10 20