Showing posts from September, 2010

So THAT'S what they've been doing on Newport Way!

I had a very unexpected surprise when I went to see friends, SHERWOOD at The Showbox recently. There were supposed to be about 3 bands opening for them, but 2 or 3 more were signed up to play at the last minute. Normally. . . when I go to a show, I wind up missing the first band, sometimes the second, mostly from being late. What made me want to be ontime this particular night, I have no idea, except that it was meant for me to be there. Also, my 12 year old daughters and their friend were attending their first show at The Showbox and we wanted to see all the bands. The first band up, you just never know what they're going to be like. I'm sitting in my spot, minding my own business, tooling around on my phone and the opening band begins. Of course, I have no idea who they are. But I have a theory. . . .by the first 8 measures, it's a hit or miss with me. It was a huge "hit" for me. . . especially since music of the genre being played is usually not wha