Caleb Hawkins News

The Perfect Myth

There's a myth that seems to always be around, that people on Instagram don't have dirty dishes stacked in little piles out of frame, and that coffee shop acts always play to a full house. That opening acts just got…

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Radio Silence...

When I was a kid, I lived with the radio on all the time... The local Country station was a valuable asset that gave out solid weather forecasts and broke into the action when big storms loomed to keep the…

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The last few years have been kinda crazy, moving back to the mid-west from Florida, finding work in the most obscure places and finding my voice as an artist again.

It is 4:25 am as I sit here…

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Maybe When I'm Older

Maybe when I'm older it will all make sense

Maybe when I'm grayer my voice will need the rest


"I don't want to be on my deathbed wishing I had played more music and taken more risks

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The Sideman


Boy am I tired! The gear is all back in the house, all the guitars, amps and pedals are neatly stacked in the corner waiting for the next gig, and of course I’ll likely change the strings tomorrow afternoon…

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DIY, why would you want to do that?

DIY Music? Who would want to do that?! 
Ok so in the past I have been scolded for making fun of “The Voice” and at times I have been rather coy when asked to be part of some sort of…

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Periodic playlist for Spotify users!

So I thought that maybe I should kick in a playlist of music that I like and listen to often... So I'm picking my favorite Americana and traditional Country/Folk artists and sharing their music through playlists! It's the stuff I…

Giant 96.5 Interview

Here's a quick cross posting from the radio interview with our friends over at Giant 96! Two songs and some discussion about music and the scene!  LISTEN HERE

Dear Ryan Adams

Dear Ryan Adams 

I’m a big fan of yours, and your music has been a great source of inspiration to me over the years! Heartbreaker is one of my all time favorite records and Ashes And Fire has songs…

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For years now it's never made sense to have New Years in January... Fall has always been the new year for me, and it wasn't until around 2011 that I learned that the Jewish calendar actually places the new year…Read more


Previous events


The RoundUps at The Crows Nest

The Crows Nest, 4544 Eighth St W, Cincinnati, OH 45238

We are back at The Crows Nest for another night of Western Swing and Country Music to make you smile! It's always a good time to be back in my home town and to be able to bring a few of my friends along for the ride is a bonus!

Copper Still

Copper Still, 917 Conner St, Noblesville, IN 46060

New venue in downtown Noblesville, I have heard great things for years, it's time to see what all the fuss is about! Come see what i can really do on stage in a nice small venue with a great menu and of course take in the sites of historic downtown Noblesville!

Private Event

Union 50

Union 50, 620 N. East St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Fall shows us the changing of the leaves and the smell of pumpkin spice, and the Ugg boots come out of the closet once again. I'll be bringing the heat to the stage with an electric show bringing out the Telecaster for a round of twangy goodness!

2019 HOPE Worldwide Indianapolis Benefit Concert

Books & Brews - Mass Ave , 643 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Get your tickets and bring your family and friends to join us at Books & Brews Mass Ave in downtown Indianapolis for a night of live local music, refreshments, and brews! All concert proceeds to benefit HOPE Worldwide's Indianapolis Chapter. Featuring artists Jacob Lafever and Caleb Hawkins. Tickets are free with a $1 donation, and $5-10 donations are encouraged!

Our generous host Books & Brews will be donating to the HOPE Worldwide cause a portion of the night's profits from food and drink purchased. Kids menus are available, as well as coloring books. Join is in downtown Indianapolis, its going to be a great time! Get your tickets quickly, we have a max capacity of 70 for the night!

HOPE Worldwide is an international charity that changes lives through the compassion and commitment of dedicated staff and volunteers to deliver sustainable, high-impact, community-based services to the poor and needy. Check out this video to learn more: