Its a dry sunny 91 degree mid-October day here in Arizona, the perfect day for a fair. We rolled into Phoenix this morning after an overnight bus ride from Valley Center. After a little downtime this morning at a hotel, we rolled into the fairgrounds, where we last played 2 years ago. The midway and grounds were as we remembered, huge, colorful and full of sights, sounds, and smells. Inside the venerable Veterans Memorial Coliseum, things are cooler, darker, and…Continue
A complicated travel day today, as we awoke early in Austin, went to the airport, flew to San Diego, got on a tour bus, and bussed an hour up to the Harrah's Rincon Casino in Valley Center for tonights show. After a few hours of chill time in the hotel, which is tucked into a remote valley deep in the mountains of the Rincon Indian Reservation, the sun has gone down and the Open Sky Theater is ready to supply the rock to the SoCal masses coming in from San Diego,…Continue
We flew from L.A. to Austin, Texas last night and settled into town, enjoying a little downtime as the city ramped up for the festival, with every hotel booked solid and the bars and the restaurants packed. Today we fought the car and pedestrian traffic and made our way into the huge Zilker Park, taking van and golf cart deeper and deeper into a labyrinthine web of paths, roads and fenced off lanes that finally led us to our temporary HQ in the wilds behind the AMD…Continue
...Today we boarded a sleek li'l jet in Van Nuys, CA and proceeded forthwith with haste to Fresno, CA, to play the Fresno County Fair. We arrived mid afternoon and realized we were in the midst of a massive fair zone featuring some familiar all-American sights, including the carnival midway, the huge livestock buildings, ferris wheels, bungee jumping, waffle cakes, agricultural marvels, and talent competitions.
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