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Elmeg the Wise

Interpreted By: Dr. Bob Wagner

Ah, Elmeg. The greatest of Goose songs, in my humble estimation. Not necessarily for jam-there are so many great ones-but *song*, yes. Marc Komito, in a recent review of the 11/19/22 show with Trey, deemed Elmeg the “crown jewel”. Indeed…And there’s plenty of evidence that Rick, the author, thinks of it as being extra special. It’s perhaps his most intensely personal song...



goosemasHot Tea

Interpreted By: Jason Ross Martin

It’s been awhile since I had a cup of hot tea that had that “special something” that was so good it made me contemplate life and death. Then again, every time I ever find myself sipping, even my daily decaf pour-over, I suppose I am plunging in on a certain level. Without trying too hard, I can imagine a very late evening with all the things dancing on a razor’s edge and me wondering just how it would all look if someone were to stumble upon me having succumbed completely...

goose on nyeHungersite

Interpreted By: Mark Lester

In America today, hunger is a very real problem suffered by a large part of the population. According to the USDA, more than 34 million people (including 9 million children) are food insecure, a problem exacerbated by the pandemic and affecting both urban and rural communities alike1. But hunger can also refer to things such as career aspirations, personal ambitions, and even spiritual longing...



goosemasEverything Must Go

Interpreted By: Tim Gnatek

One of the most iconic concepts in modern American literature is the iceberg principle, in which the text hides essential facts under its surface and we are left to interpret meaning from clues found in potent yet ambiguous language. Some of my favorite stories rely on such rough sketches that drop us into a universe in media res—we bear witness to the story, but are given limited context for understanding, so we have to find meaning in our own personal interpretation of it...


More Announcements

Feel the Beat Selected as Red Rocks Charitable Giving Program Beneficiary

September 11th, 2023
We are so excited to announce our Red Rocks campaign beneficiary, Feel the Beat.
Feel the Beat is a nonprofit located in Lakewood, CO that is dedicated to making the experience of music possible for those who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, as well as those with/without disabilities. 

WSF Closes Out 1st Fiscal Year

The numbers are in on our 1st Fiscal Year!

WSF Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Girls Rock Detroit

June 28th, 2023

$3,070 Raised for Girls Rock Detroit!

"Don't Hold Back" Series; Part I featuring Dalles Hartman

May 12th, 2023
Introducing Part 1 of our "Don't Hold Back" series, written by Sarah Blazincic, President of Western Sun Foundation. This community is so incredible and we want to highlight the good work that our fellow fans and friends are accomplishing in their daily lives. Read below for the first article featuring Dalles Hartman, a powerful therapist and youth advocate that incorporates Goose into her mindful sessions.

Goose Fans Activate for Community Impact Event with Local Chicago Organization

April 17th, 2023

Goose fans share their time and energy by participating in a Community Impact Event with local organization Share Our Spare on Saturday morning of Goose's two night Chicago run. 

Girls Rock Detroit Selected as Charitable Giving Program Beneficiary

Detroit nonprofit dedicated to fostering creative expression, positive self-esteem and community awareness for girls, women, gender expansive, and transgender youth and adults through social justice and music education, activism, and performance selected as Western Sun Foundation's Charitable Giving Program beneficiary. 

WSF Announces Community Impact Event in Chicago to Support Share Our Spare!

We are so excited to announce WSF's next Community Impact Event with local organization Share Our Spare on Saturday, April 15th from 10a-Noon CST at "The Sharehouse" in downtown Chicago, less than 6 miles from The Salt Shed where Goose will be performing for two nights.

WSF Completes Campaign in Support of 914 Cares!

 It was an absolute honor to highlight and support 914 Cares and a pleasure to work with their organization throughout our last Charitable Giving Campaign.

WSF Announces Auction and Flow Kit Supply Drive to Support 914 Cares!

Our online Cap Run Campaign Auction and Flow Kit Supply Drives are now LIVE!