The Dead Shakers and Sun Parade at Nectar’s January 4, 2019   Leave a comment

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The Dead Shakers

 

I had a great time seeing music January 4th at Nectar’s.

The Dead Shakers are a tremendous band who will take you into a jam, trip you out for a while, then return you happily to normalcy. They opened with Accidental Graveyard and followed with a song about how there’s no such thing as touch down there. They sang of ghosts on video with a long intense jam then rocked out Taung Child. They asked which one is the next one then encouraged us to use out super powers. They closed the set with another huge jam while asking can you take me back. I was in heaven for every note of the show.

There were two cool bands coming up but I had to be at work in the morning, so I could only catch one. I hung out and Sun Parade took the stage with a furious burst of rock and roll. While their sound was rocking, they had elements of the Dead, psychedelic, indie, and soul. They sang about being cool when the end was near and wondered where do we go from here. They played a heavy rocker about not wanting to talk about the consequences then played one about thinking about it and talking about it. They played a song with a late night soul sound then played one about hanging around in outer space. They played a funky indie song then followed with a rocker about how all you see is black and white. They closed with a fun song about needing someone to help me. I really enjoyed their set, but was out the door as the last note faded. It was another great night of music in our town.

 

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Posted February 16, 2019 by tmusicfan in Rock Shows

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Danny & The Parts at Hotel Vermont January 5, 2019   Leave a comment

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I had a great time seeing music on January 5th at Hotel Vermont. Yes, I really am that far behind on show write-ups.

I was in the mood for some mellow happy music and Danny & The Parts fit the bill. They played some countrysih pop in an endearing way. They sang about having a feeling that you’re wanted back home and how maybe there’s a war. They tossed in covers like Tougher Than The Rest and From Hank To Hendrix. Danny LeFrancois sang most of the songs but Jackie Buttolph graced us with a couple of lead vocals. They asked why you puttin’ down that phone and sang of driving all alone. They though it was a shame living without you then learned to fly. Jackie, Brennan and Eric left for a bit and Danny jammed out a rocking instrumental and followed it with a sly version of Don’t Do Me Like That. The band returned and played a few more happy songs, such as a cover of Tom T Hall’s song Memphis. Eric moved from bass to acoustic guitar and Jackie played bass on a song about walking arm in arm. They moved back to their regular instruments for Big Daddy and followed with a cool version of I’m On Fire. They tossed in a few more lovely songs and called it a night.

I hung out for a little bit then took the lovely walk home.

Posted February 16, 2019 by tmusicfan in Rock Shows

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Radio Show 291 Thursday January 31, 2019 9-11pm Eastern US Time on WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM.ORG will run from 9-11pm Eastern time Thursday January 31. You can stream it from the website or here: WBKM It will go as follows.

Song before: Winter – Tori Amos

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds of Burlington. Let’s begin with a lovely song about the end of summer.

1.) Winter Song – Lake Superior
2.) Winter – Dave Jarvis
3.) Cold Cold – Aaron Flinn
4.) Let’s – Milton Busker and the Grim Work

That’s the last song from the Grim Work album. I’ll have to find a new one to play all the way through starting next week. What a great album. Cool songs from Aaron, Dave and Lake. It’s cold. No reason to fight it. Let’s embrace it, but first, let’s head over to Robot Dog Studio for a hot performance.

5.) Hawks – Happy Spangler
6.) Bit O Honey – Happy Spangler
7.) Golden Cadillac = Happy Spangler
8.) Never Let Me Go – Happy Spangler

Thanks Ryan Cohen for literally making everything sound so great. Thanks to Sam Mark for helping with the setup and tear down. Thanks Phoebe Zorn and Chrusty Barnacles for the video work. Special thanks to the band for a great performance and the surprise addition of Samara Lark Brown and Aya Inoue on backing vocals. OK, let’s dive back into winter.

9.) Cold Stompin’ – Ninja Custodian
10.) Wish For Winter – Near North
11.) Stylus Of Id – Soma
12.) Cold Wind – The Thursday Torys

Cool song from the lovely band. Id has references to Orion, who always brings winter. Cool songs from Near and Ninja. OK, let’s keep going.

13.) Cold Water Morning – Satori Bob
14.) Winter Is Finally Here – The Smittens
15.) Winter Snow – The Zi Trees
16.) Winter Blues – The Red Newts

That was recorded live at Nectar’s. I haven’t caught up with Zi for a while but saw them play a nice show last summer. Lovely song from Smittens. Bob used to play around town many years ago. OK, let’s play a band from the Boston area.

17.) Winter’s Gun – Slowdim
18.) Cold Night – Guthrie Galileo
19.) Heavy Winter Heavy Snow – My First Days On Junk
20.) Winter Is Over – Apartment 3
21.) Winter Bender – Jessica Rabbit Syndrome

Go out, have drinks, embrace winter, I like that idea from Rabbit. Cool wish from Apartment. I think Junk is an Urian Hackney band. Cool flow to that music. Guthrie comes to town often. OK, it’s definitely frosty out there.

22.) Frosty Pink Skies – Miku Daza
23.) Let The Cold In – Mr. Doubtfire
24.) Six Month Winter – Suburban Samurai
25.) It’s Cold – Black Rabbit
26.) Cold – Seth Yacovone Band

Cool song from Seth. I love the countdown in the Rabbit song. It sure seems that way Suburban. Lovely song from Doubt and smoking rocker from Miku. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

Sayonara – Black Rabbit
outro

Songs after
Long Cold Day – Fish
Apartment Song – The Tragically Hip
Cold Ethyl – Alice Cooper
Stone Cold – Rainbow
Wintermute – Black Pyramid
Growing Colder – TILT
James And The Cold Gun – Kate Bush
Winter Winter – The Waterboys
Mistrial Wind – Heart
Cold Gin – Ace Frehley
Travelin’ Band – Def Leppard
Moonage Daydream – David Bowie
When Men Did Rock – Derek Smalls
Time For Bedlam – Deep Purple
Twilight Alehouse – Genesis
Then – Yes
From Now On – Supertramp
Heavy – Clever Girls
Time To Get Out – Deep Purple
Dormant Magic – Jason Baker
regular awesome programming

 

 

Radio Show 290 Thursday January 24, 2019 9-11pm Eastern US Time on WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM will run from 9-11pm Eastern Time Thursday January 24. You can stream it from our Facebook page or here: WBKM.ORG It will go as follows.

Song before: Marching Bands of Manhattan – Death Cab For Cutie

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Let’s begin with a happy song about feeling down.

1.) Gravity – Milton Busker and the Grim Work
2.) Stratosphere – Joe Adler
3.) Great Escape – Jeremy Gilchrist – Singer-Songwriter
4.) Nose Dive – Julia Caesar

What a beautiful song about heading down into a nose dive. I love the moody songs form Joe and Jeremy. Great song from Milton. They will be at The Garage VT tomorrow night. What do you see when you look in the mirror?

5.) Like What You See – Jesse Taylor
6.) Love Me Forever – Steady Betty
7.) Clandestino – Mal Maïz
8.) On Backstreets – Eastern Mountain Time

Stunning song from Eastern. Mal sings of what it’s like to be an immigrant in America but does it in a fun catchy way. His music always makes me happy. Same is true for Betty and Jesse, who will be at Radio Bean on Tuesday. OK, this band should make you smile.

9.) Hi From Vermont – The Smittens
10.) Saturday – Danny & The Parts
11.) Walk On By – ROUGH FRANCIS
12.) Sequoia 3 – Binger

I love the lyric in that song about how we all started from the same root. Great song from Francis about not always confronting stupid people about stupid things and just walking on by to the lovely fun people caring compassionate people, like Rough Francis.. Great new song from Danny and the band and that’s a new classic from Smittens. OK, let’s rock.

13.) Loose Tooth – Clever Girls
14.) Panic – Miku Daza
15.) Don’t You Ever Stop – The Shandies
16.) Queen City – Cave Bees

Bees and Shandies will rock the Bean on Saturday night. Cool rocker from Miku. Clever will be at Higher Ground on Saturday. These next few bands will be at Drink Bar tomorrow. They sing about gods and monsters.

17.) Space Odyssey – Aliendog
18.) Oceans Will Rise – Green Chapel
19.) Sheep – Winooski Anvil Company
20.) Poseidon – Smokestack Lightning

If you want to rock hard tomorrow, go to Drink. OK, let’s keep rocking.

21.) Signal Loss – Zeus Springsteen
22.) By Design – The Nancy Druids
23.) Pennsylvania – The Red Telephone

Great rocker from the former local band and the two amazing current ones. OK, let’s dive deeper into the mind of the poet/playwright.

24.) Joe The Insect (Library) – Josh Bridgman
25.) Going Home – David Rosane & The Zookeepers
26.) Destroying Everything They See – Blue Button
27.) Mr Reed – Seth Yacovone Band

Mr Reed is such a great rocking way to end the show. Button are amazing. Thanks to Jason Cooley for putting out a deeper version of Josh’s album. It’s cool to go in and see why Joe wants to become a mammal. It’s cool that Zookeepers want to keep there being libraries for Joe to go to. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

Songs after
Whiplash – Fish
Butt’s Wigglin – The Tragically Hip
Perpetual Change – Yes
The Surprising – Deep Purple
Who Are These Gods? – Dam Kat
Sat In Your Lap – Kate Bush
My Old House – Andriana Chobot
Kick Rocks – And The Kids
Ball Of Confusion – Love And Rockets
Sisters – The Church
Above My Ground – Landlady
Pillar Of Truth – Lucy Dacus
Heavy – Clever Girls
Get Me Outta Here – Deep Purple
Dormant Magic – Jason Baker
regular awesome programming

Posted February 1, 2019 by tmusicfan in WBKM Burlington's Kind of Music

Radio Show 289 Thursday January 17, 2019 9-11pm Eastern US Time on WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM.ORG will run from 9-11pm Eastern time Thursday January 17. You can stream it from the website or here: WBKM It will go as follows.

Song before: Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. There are so many crazy stories in the news like the government shutdown and the Brexit showdown, it seems like there is always film at 11.

1.) Film At 11 – Jason Baker
2.) I Wish I Wish – Carling Berkhout
3.) Farewell To Belfast – Adam Agee & Jon Sousa
4.) Aylye Lluye Lyulye – Amerykanka

I just love the sound of their voices together. If you happen to be in Brooklyn this weekend, look them up. Cool songs from Adam & Jon and Carling. Both reached out to me and shared their music so I wanted to share it with you. Carling will be at Radio Bean on Saturday and the duo will be at Light Club Lamp Shop on Wednesday. Cool song from Jason. OK, let’s dance.

5.) Last Love – Myra Flynn Music
6.) Feelin’ Strong – Kat Wright
7.) Fight – When Particles Collide
8.) Wasting Time – Jesse Taylor

Cool song from Jesse. I caught her twice last week and was very impressed. Something about that song reminds me of Particles so I had to play them back to back. Great songs from Kat and Myra. OK, here is the next song on the Grim Work album.

9.) 16 Ton Soul – Milton Busker and the Grim Work
10.) Saturday – Danny & The Parts
11.) Fixin’ To Die – Phil Yates & The Affiliates
12.) The Stop Sign – Josh Bridgman
13.) New Wave – The Shandies
14.) New Age Woman – Pinhead

Cool song from a long time ago. I think the Shandies are playing a show soon. I’m likely going to drop in a few Josh bits from now on. Cool song from Phil and the band. That’s a new song from Danny. I think he said he recorded it with Urian Hackney and it sounds great. Milton is so amazing. OK, so Friday is over packed with music. Danny and the band are at The Skinny Pancake Burlington. These next bands will appear at The Monkey House and Nectar’s on Friday.

15.) What’s Inside A Thing? – Zeus Springsteen
16.) Can The Call Go Through? – Seth Yacovone Band
17.) Detective Norman – Sad Turtle
18.) Down By The Riverside – Bob Wagner
19.) Bones – The Ulloo

Ulloo, Turtle and Zeus will be at the Monkey on Friday. Bob and Seth will play in a band called Pontiac vibe at Nectar’s on Friday. OK, here’s a cool song.

20.) On The Back Of Butterflies – The Smittens
21.) The Art Of Giving In – 1881
22.) This Kind Of Friend – The Cush
23.) Plains – Tom Pearo

Tom will be at ArtsRiot on Friday. Lovely song from the Cush. I haven’t played 1881 in a while and it’s past time. Another lovely song from the Smittens. This next artist will play with Tom on Friday.

24.) Underheard – Ivamae
25.) Raise Your Hand – Aaron Flinn
26.) Calling Me Names – Eoin Noonan (Split Tongue Crow)
27.) Lost Man – Winooski Anvil Company

Cool song from the band I just learned about from Mark Tomase. I really like the Eoin song and wanted to play it again. Great songs from Aaron and Ivamae. OK, let’s drift off for a while.

28.) Laughing Jim – The Edd
29.) Doomed Convoy – Wolfhand
30.) Haunted By The Light – Smokestack Lightning

Yet another cool song from their new album Voyager. Wolfhand are so cool. Edd will be at Nectar’s on Saturday. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

Songs after
Credo – Fish
700 Ft Ceiling – The Tragically Hip
Empire Of The Clouds – Iron Maiden
Yours Is No Disgrace – Yes (Stephen Wilson remix)
Crime Of The Century – Supertramp
The End – The Doors
You Took – The Church
Strontium Burning – TILT
Mistrial Wind – Heart
Heavy – Clever Girls
Get Me Outta Here – Deep Purple
Dormant Magic – Jason Baker
regular programming

Posted February 1, 2019 by tmusicfan in WBKM Burlington's Kind of Music

Radio Show 288 Thursday January 10, 2019 9-11pm Eastern US Time on WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM will run from 9-11pm Eastern time Thursday January 10th. It will go as follows.

Song before: In The Garden Of Mystic Lovers – Francis Dunnery

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From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Let’s begin tonight with a cool band who play odd covers of classics.

1.) Paint It Black – Silver Bridget
2.) The Adventure Of Joe The Insect Part 2 – Josh Bridgman
3.) Stardust For Dessert – David Rosane & The Zookeepers
4.) Broken – Abby Sherman

I really need to get out and see Abby sooner than later. Great song form David. He and the band will embark on another Vermont library tour later this year, so I had to play the Josh piece in front of their song. Cool version of the classic from Bridget. OK, here is the next song on the Grim Work album.

5.) Let You Down – Milton Busker
6.) Dead Inside (Really alive) – Near North
7.) Drivin’ All Alone – Danny & The Parts
8.) Wanderer – Francesca Blanchard

Such a lovely song from Francesca. She is so amazing. I caught Danny and the band last weekend at Hotel Vermont last weekend. They are so fun. Great song form North and another brilliant song from Milton. OK, let’s keep rocking.

9.) So Good (I Could Die) – J Bengoy
10.) Acceptionalism – Paper Castles
11.) Black 17 – The New Siberians
12.) Falter – Julia Caesar

I just love that song. Julia are so amazing. Great song from the Siberians. Super cool songs form Castles and Bengoy too. So, here is a cool new song.

13.) Kool – Carraway
14.) Above The Frequency – Invisible Homes
15.) The Drone – The Cush
16.) Heartbreak Baby – Villanelles

I love how hard that rocks. I love the way the Drone builds and builds. I hope you have the volume high. Great song form Homes. Carraway played a Robot Dog Studio session last year and played that song, but this is a brand new fully recorded version of the song.. Ryan Cohen helped make it sound great. OK, let’s keep rocking.

17.) Can’t Feel It – Vetica
18.) Blue Sky – Black Rabbit
19.) Move Through Time – Persian Claws
20.) Skybot – Blowtorch
21.) Hit – Blue Button

Great song from Button. Cool rockers from Claws and Blowtorch. It gets grey in the winter, so I like to toss in a little Blue Sky now and then. Great song from Vetica. OK, let’s keep rocking.

22.) Shoots Like You – Alice Austin
23.) Not True – Peg Tassey MUSIC
24.) Solution – Vedora
25.) Iron And Metal – The Mountain Says No

Blistering rocker from Mountain. I haven’t heard Solution for ages so I had to pull it out. Great songs from Peg and Alice. OK, let’s keep rocking.

26.) Warmonger – Smokestack Lightning
27.) Olympus Mons – Phantom Suns
28.) Every Last One Of Us – SWALE

Great song form Swale. They just released a video for that song and Eric Olsen must have been editing the video for a long time. It’s incredibly paced, full of iconic images and is a full on look at our world. Bravo. Cool rockers from Suns and Smokestack. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

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Songs after

13th Star – Fish
Flamenco – The Tragically Hip
Youn – Faun Fables
Oliver’s Army – Elvis Costello
Preparing To Fly – The Waterboys
The Wanting Comes In Waves/Repaid – The Decemberists
Perpetual Change – Yes
Natural Science – Rush
Watcher Of The Skies – Genesis
Mistral Wind – Heart
Heavy – Clever Girls
Get Me Outta Here – Deep Purple
Dormant Magic – Jason Baker
Freak Out Friday – Rue M.
regular awesome programming.

 

A Very Hairy Swaleness at Light Club Lamp Shop then Samara Lark And Friends and Savage Hen at Radio Bean December 22, 2018   Leave a comment

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I had a great time seeing music Saturday night at Light Club Lamp Shop and Radio Bean. I worked a short day and had a little time to relax at home. Just before 7, I headed out the door and swung by Taco Gordo for a quick tasty taco, then walked the rest of the way downtown. I got into the Lamp and settled as the room steadily filled. A little after 8 Physics club took the stage and filled the room with cautious glee. They chatted with the audience a lot and chatted about chatting a lot. They sang about how Christmas is the time to give gifts to the baby Jesus, and delicious honey ham. Irene, Rex and Abraham, if those are their real names, had a relaxed vibe that came across as deeply hilarious. They sang about how too many candy canes made their breath minty, but their stomachs stinky and about making all of their Christmas presents because they didn’t have any money. Since it was Christmas, they decided they could wear what they wanted, then capped the seven song set by going out to find the biggest bushiest tree. It’s hard to capture how funny they were, but if you ever see them on a bill somewhere, go.

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They began the transformation into Swale with a song about how everything smells like Christmas. Irene morphed into Amanda Gustafson as Abraham moved away from the keys to the backing vocal position. Rex stayed on the drums and moved into Jeremy Frederick mode and Eric Olsen started playing guitar at the end. It was still pretty funny, but you could begin to hear the huge rock sound coming out. Tyler Bolles joined them and they locked into SWALE mode for Mele Kalikimaka which was fun to hear on a chilly evening. Matt Larocca joined them on violin next and stayed for most of the night. It’s Christmas is a poignant song from their Kiss Mess EP and they played a beautiful version of it. Craig Mitchell came up next and took the mic. Marie Claire Johnson added some backing vocals as they sang This Christmas. The fireside blazing bright line was especially catchy. The band switched into high gear as Lily Sickles took the stage and belted out Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight) and the audience rocked along. James Kochalka followed with a song about coveting his neighbors Christmas lights. It was hilarious and everyone was smiling. He stayed on stage and sang a song about a sleigh ride to heck and the audience sang along with gusto. There was something magical about the way it happened. Amanda followed with the most esoteric song of the night and played a haunting Snow Angel with Tyler on banjo. Tyler played the next one solo on banjo but took the time to explain that some band redid a version of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah that was just terrible, so he redid it in a fun way. The tune was familiar and the audience laughed in the verses about Rudolph and the Grinch but sang along on the choruses, even with Tyler’s altered words. I could feel chills running through me. Marie Claire came back and sang Fairy Tale Of New York with Tyler. It was really fun. Marie moved to the keys and Amanda moved to the front of the stage. Matt joined in on sax as they let loose a huge Baby Please Come Home. It was great. Jason Cooley came to the stage and played a song for Josh Bridgman that almost made me cry. The Velvet Underground’s Jesus was a perfect tribute to Josh. The next song was just Swale and they sang a cool song about getting to know the people in your house. They followed with an instrumental Jingle Bells that featured Amanda’s keys in the beginning and some ripping Eric guitar work at the end. Lily returned to the stage for Feliz Navidad. The song had a huge sound in the chorus and had people dancing hard. For the next song, Ryan Ober and Cooley stood in front of the stage and lit into Christmas in Hollis. It was brilliant and fun. Eric said they had a treat for us and Marie Clairecame back and sang Christmas Wrapping. Her voice was so close to The Waitresses that it was superb. Craig returned to the stage for a funky blues rock song about Backdoor Santa that got a little naughty in a nice way. Amanda sang the next song and wished us well for whatever lies ahead. Francesca Blanchard followed with All I Want For Christmas Is You and I swear that everyone in the room was in awe. Swale began the evening by handing out cards and asked us to pull out the lyric sheet. I’m not sure what happened but it sounds like someone slipped and fell outside of the Lamp Shop and an ambulance showed up. Per Eric, the person was fine, but the hoped for singalong didn’t quite work with so many distracted people. That said, Amanda sang a great version of The Christmas Song, and many people sang along. The band returned to full rock mode and Ryan Miller hit the stage for a blistering Hazy Shade Of Winter. Where does joy end and fun begin? Their version was right in that sweet spot. Cooley came back and played a fun gritty rocker that I couldn’t spot. Per my notes, I think it was Riverbottom Nightmare Band from the Muppets Emmet Otter’s Jug Band. It was really fun to listen to at the show, but doing this write-up brought me to YouTube to watch it. I’m sure it’s the song and both versions are great. Up next Tyler got everyone bouncing to the Christmas Polka. Swale capped the night with a sweet singalong with Christmastime is Here that filled my soul. It was a beautiful show.

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Craig Mitchell

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Lily Sickles

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James Kochalka

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Marie Claire

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I settled up and took the long walk over to Radio Bean as Samara Lark and friends belted out Baby Please Come Home. It turned out to be the only repeat of the night which is not bad when you see three bands in one night play traditional (ish) songs. Samara was joined by Jackie Buttolph and Aya Inoue on vocals, Eric and Eric on guitar, Johnnie Day Durand on musical saw and glockenspiel, Jake Styles on bass and Andrew Bedard on drums. Johnnie began Oh Holy Night and you could hear the words coming out of her saw. The rest of the band joined in and played a gorgeous version of the song. They took us into minor chord territory for Hark To The Bells and I was in a happy place. They kicked up the pace for Cheap Trick’s I Wish It Was Christmas Today and I bopped with glee. They kept up the pace for a rousing Holiday Road and we all just had to sing along. How can you not? i love that Samara thinks that is an essential Christmas song. They slowed things down and brought the energy up for Happy Xmas (War Is Over). That’s one of those songs that fills my soul and I’m so glad they closed the set with it.

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I hung out for a bit and thought I’d check out the next band. It was a little late, but they usually don’t play super long sets and I was still ready to rock. Savage Hen took the stage and let loose their super heavy bass, drums, vocals dirgy sound. They opened with a horrific Here Comes Santa Claus that made me smile and the mighty audience dance hard. A heavy version of Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer followed and off we went. They advised us to not get on the wrong list then played a heavy traditional Hanukkah song that was very cool. They advised us to take a Christmas Bath then dropped a super heavy Jingle Bell Rock. They shouted loudly that the Seat’s Taken then played a song about how Santa is a monster. All evening long the dialog was wry. They sang of a Clever Girl then one about Santa is here, release your fear. Local Lore was a song about encountering the supernatural. The final lyric says If there really is a god, he ain’t watching me, but it’s not uncommon for Jaq Tothephuture to put a little spin on it. I think that night it was if there really is a Santa, he better be effing good. They rocked on with a song about running for your life across the north pole and the next one may have had something to do with reindeer romance. They kept rocking and I didn’t catch much of the lyric but had a good time. Next, they took us to the Edge then released a little Voodoo Revenge. The next song was 46 seconds long, so it might have been Curtain Call, but I’m not sure. Either way, it was good. We followed them down to the Alabama swamp and battled monsters for a while then went back up north for another Santa song. At that point I looked at clock. It was 12:45 and I had to be at work at 9 so I zipped out the door and took the quick walk home. I settled a bit and slept a bit and hit the ground running in the morning.

It was another lovely night of music in our lovely town. Wow, did I really hear 57 songs that night?

 

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Savage Hen pic by Tim Lewis