Monthly Archives: June 2010

Blitzen Trapper Blog 3: The main event

The boys have taken the stage, kicking out the jams. None of that slow folky stuff to ease us into it. Four songs in, the new material fits right in with the old stuff. They’ve only done songs from “Furr” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Blitzen Trapper Blog 2: Intermission

Moondoggies have left the stage and the place is filling up a little bit more now. I remarked that the band was way better than I thought a band called the Moondoggies would be. I’d see them again. They played … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Blitzen Trapper Blog 1: And so it begins

I’ve snagged a booth inside of Slowdown. Not many folks are here tonight, so far, but it’s only the Moondoggies on right now. Seems like no one has ever heard of them before, myself included, so that’s no surprise. And … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Blitzen Trapper tonight; Slowdown’s anniversary; Tyson Vogel (Two Gallants) releasing solo record

Blitzen Trapper plays tonight at Slowdown. If you haven’t read my 5 favorite things about the band, go ahead and check that out. Show starts at 9 p.m. with the Moondoggies opening. Tickets are $12. If you can’t make it, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

It’s True, Depressed Buttons (The Faint), City Weekly, Blitzen Trapper

Local boys It’s True say they put 15,000 miles on their van last year. I’m impressed because I’ve seen the van. I’m honestly not sure it can handle that kind of mileage. Anyway, they’re headed out on tour again, hitting … Continue reading

Posted in Depressed Buttons, It's True, Maha Music Festival, The Faint | 1 Comment

News: Second-to-last Maha band showcase announced

More Maha Music Festival details have trickled out. The news today is the lineup for the second Maha showcase (of three) that decides who plays the fest has been announced. Who will be playing the Waiting Room on June 24? … Continue reading

Posted in Betsy Wells, Honey and Darling, It's True, Landing On The Moon, Maha Music Festival, Midwest Dilemma, The Matt Cox Band, Tim Wildsmith | 1 Comment