Right now, who knows what the future holds for me? There is a possibility that I could end up being completely deaf, unable to sing or play my guitar anymore but I try not to think about it and take each day as it comes.
I'm at the Society of the Golden Slippers, an intimate music showcase, and am lucky enough to be watching Elvis' daughter sing in a space the size of your front room. It is so crowded I have to contort my body into shapes I learned at yoga to just-about-see Lisa Marie's feet.
It's a new year and that means new music to get excited about. Below is a selection of the best new artists and the videos