TCC reviews bands and venues for July 15 and 16, 2011
Pickpocket Eloquence, Coldfire, and Just The Tip – Live at the Black Forest Last Friday found TCC back downtown for some more local live music, this time at the Black Forest (see Spotlight review at the end of this column). Three bands hit the stage: Pickpocket Eloquence This quartet from Salem opened the set, featuring Kale
Despite this muggy wet day, I think tonight will be a good night to catch some talented musicians. I'm going to have to get the itinerary to the driver early to make sure all the rounds are made as there's plenty to see tonight!
May 12 – Night on the Town. How quickly the weeks pass, at least the part of the week that doesn’t include Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Like a funnycar waiting for the green light, looking down the strip to the finish line, we all prepare for this evenings start of another high velocity weekend. Lots
The buzz of the last two nights of eclectic entertainment still coursing through the veins, Saturday presents itself with a fresh platter of diversion. This is the night to eat well, start early, enjoy your friends, stay late.
Thursday Night on the Town - Homebody: 16 Tons ++, Cabin Fever: Mike Watt, Let it Rain: Three Days of Rain, Locals Only: Avitia.
These guys, led by singer songwriter Mike Last, have been quietly making their mark on the air waves and local clubs for the last couple of years. Mike once told me that he’d been playing his own songs in his living for years until finally, his friends persuaded him to put together a band and start playing shows. It wasn’t long after that conversation that I saw my first Stagger & Sway show and I’ve tried to catch them as often as possible ever since.