Concerts 

This Is A Protest Song

It has been a while since I last attended a night of completely folk punk bands. The last time was back in June when Escape from the Zoo played the Trunk Space. Like that night, Bad Times played. Although in that case, it was just Diego. For this night, not only did we get all of Bad Times, but there was a first for me with Harley Poe and a favorite in the Homeless Gospel Choir. Opening up was the new look at Bad Times. Taking away the solo performance,…

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Concerts 

Blackout

Weather can have an effect on shows. You know it because those outdoor shows have “RAIN OR SHINE” printed on them, but for lightning they will stop. If you told me tonight that the show at the Nile would have a delay because of a blackout for a couple blocks, I wouldn’t have believed you. However, that was just what happened as we lost power during a rain storm. The good news was that after an hour, the power came back and the bands played on until the end. The…

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Concerts 

A Night with Choking Victim

That was an exciting night, and capped off with an awesome Choking Victim set. I was in line around 7:40, ten minutes after doors and Linecutters started. So I first must apologize to the Linecutters for missing tonight’s set. You guys are awesome every time I see you. Please go check out their music! I did manage to get in before Sad Kid took the stage and they had that crowd engaged from the start. The pit only grew through their set. Kyle later went into the crowd near the end…

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