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Archive for July, 2010

Lost Dogs – Old Angel

Friday, July 30th, 2010

I’m a big fan of travel, a big fan of history, and a big fan of Americana so it should come as absolutely no surprise that I have an infatuation with Route 66, the old US Highway that runs from Chicago to Los Angeles. The old road has long been bypassed by Interstate Freeways, but […]

Cornerstone 2010 Wrapup

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

So, health-wise, Cornerstone 2010 was probably my least favorite year. I entered the festival sick and I left the festival as sick or sicker. Not a fun way to spend a week. Musically, though, the year was pretty good. Friday was incredible with a solid set of musicians from early in the day right up […]

Cornerstone 2010 Recap: Saturday

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

By the last day, I’m usually starting to get in the groove at Cornerstone Festival, but this year I was still restless and sleepless at night and still suffering from my lingering illness and still dozing during shows. Something was definitely not right with me. Nonetheless, I only had one day left so I needed […]

Cornerstone 2010 Recap: Friday

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Everyone comes to Cornerstone Festival for a variety of reasons to see a variety of bands, but almost everyone looks at the schedule and singles out “The Day.” It’s that day when from afternoon to after midnight, there is a great show after great show happening all day long. The first thing I do is […]

Cornerstone 2010 Recap: Thursday

Monday, July 12th, 2010

The second or third day is when the “Cornerstone Burn” kicks in. You aren’t used to this kind of sleeping schedule. You aren’t used to this kind of noise all day. You aren’t used to walking this much. This is when you start to wear down. All of this combined with my lingering illness meant […]