a beacon in the nightlife firmament
The set is like when you go for a walk to the post office with your girlfriend on a sweet Spring day and you meander aimlessly along, talking, laughing, feeling close and then, though you hadn’t really been concentrating, you find yourself at your destination
A thoroughly entertaining set by country pros introducing a very good album and having a lot of fun doing it, with a small but magical band to help them along.
We used to have a word for folks like Rollins when I was a tot: secular humanists. in talking about two strangers who both lost a brother in Iraq, he just about brought me to tears. I like Rollins a whole lot, and if he ever stuck his hand out and said :Hi” to me, I’d be proud to shake it.
Over the years I’ve seen Lady Antebellum, Carlene Carter, Ian McLagan, Bob Mould… many others. Always a great experience, always must see people. But since they’ve come back from hiatus I’ve been precisely once.
Falu was born to crossover, but tonight it was like a couple sitting at a table speaking in a language you don’t speak: it seemed cordoned off, private. There was a new song, the sort of crossover Falu excels at, “Mystified” that just needed a push
Both rooms are closed for the summer