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Birthday Week. Epic.

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Added video because the show was SO MUCH FUN. This wasn’t recorded by me, but it’s nice quality and a fun taste of the show. “Do you wanna dance?” asked Sufjan Stevens to his crowd over a thumping beat in the middle of his sprawling over 20 minute epic song “Impossible Soul.” It’s a strange […]

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 […]