Category Archives: Music (live)

Rialto Full Circle

I want to write a pretty, image rich, post, but this last week of school, I just don’t have it in me.  Instead, I leave you with some of Shelle’s images and the following admonition: If you don’t catch Angus … Continue reading

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Love That Durty Water

No, Boston’s not my home, but it wasn’t Ed Cobb’s either, and he wrote the song. Two years ago I spent a fairly epic six hours in the city. From the wharf jumping Merrow men, to the Denver hatin’ Cincinnati prison … Continue reading

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How was San Francisco/San Mateo?

Sunday Night: Cities are, as far as I’m concerned, their music. I don’t want cheap plastic souvenirs, t-shirts, or coffee cups emblazoned with local landmarks. I desire sense memories: Jameson on my palate, my body twisting and moving in time to … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Venues…

Yeah, yeah, the blog series is finished. Good thing too because I was totally not on duty Halloween weekend. I dumped the observer’s eye. I took a few pictures Friday at the Little Bear (most of which aren’t very good). Saturday at … Continue reading

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Looking for It: Part Two

I used to say I don’t blog because if I did, I’d never have time to write. In my writing life, I see myself as a novelist, and I have to fight to fit that role into the confines of … Continue reading

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Angus Vitae Finale Part Two: Saturday

10:00 am: The Long’s Peak Coffee and Paper House serves the darkest, richest, Americano I’ve ever had. Every one I’ve drank since, serves only to remind me that it’s not as good as that one. Noonish: Cradled by rock, listening … Continue reading

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Angus Vitae Finale Part 1: Lonigan’s Friday Night

Three bucks at the door, wooden hallway, band already playing because we’d run late (Did we just pass Ft. Collins? Shit, we’re almost to Wellington. VZ Navigator: make your next legal U-turn).  Drinks hard to get (packed bar), seats impossible … Continue reading

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Paul

“I can envision stopping because it would make life so much simpler, but the reason that every time I’ve stopped, I’ve started, is because it’s a missing piece. It’s a part of my mental health. This is better therapy than … Continue reading

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Matt

” The impermanence of live performance is such a great thing. It’s burned into your memory. You try to pick out every detail of what was going on and you just can’t, which is what makes it beautiful .” The Gear … Continue reading

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Hamilton

It’s a long way to the top if you want your rock’n roll…and who wants to drive through Missoula anyway? Skalkaho Pass probably didn’t save us any time, but it shaved a hundred backtracking miles off the last leg to … Continue reading

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