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Singer-songwriter hopes to ‘expand’ on next album

William Fitzsimmons is ready for a change.

And that change will come when the singer-songwriter begins working on his next album.

“It used to be notebook, a pen, guitar and piano,” he says of his process. “I want to write for three months and try to mix things up a little bit. It might be a nightmare, because I don’t have too much of a direction yet. But I want to expand a little.”

Fitzsimmons is touring in support of his latest album, “Live.” The new set of music was recorded at his concerts across the globe.

The traveling also inspired Fitzsimmons to take a look at his music. After more than 10 years of making music, he doesn’t want to get stuck in a musical rut.

“I’ve learned that you have to be willing to make a bad song,” he says. “But I also have to realize that it’s a bad song and not release it. And you have to move on from that.”

Fitzsimmons will make a stop at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe on Sunday, Nov. 20. To read more, click here.

If you are a planner, there’s an amazing show on Nov. 25 at the Kiva Auditorium. Comic legends Eric Idle and John Cleese will bring their live show to the Duke City. I got a chance to chat with Idle about the show, and you can read what he has to say here.

Switchfoot is not only known for its music; the San Diego-based outfit is also known for its live shows. The band returns to Albuquerque for a show with Relient K on Saturday, Nov. 19. Read more here.

This weekend, make sure to attend the third annual Pueblo Film Festival at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. The festival features some of the best filmmaking by Native Americans. To read more on the festival, click here.

This also runs the same weekend as the Indigenous Comic Con. Visit ABQJournal.com/venue to read more about the event.

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