Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Rattling Off Some Gigs . . .

What follows is a whole slew of gigs that I didn't write anything about. For those who enjoy reading about my shows, I'm sorry, I will try to do better. For those who don't, (1) Why are you even reading this right now? (2) I guess you're glad I didn't report these shows, and (3) I'm sorry, I will try to do better. Seriously, does anyone have any suggestions about what would actually be worth reading in this blog that doesn't involve my badmouthing any of the venues who kindly make me feel like a somebody?

Also, a note about upcoming shows: we're playing a deconstructed Outlandish Landsharks show at the Rendezvous in Turners Falls, MA, December 19, 2010, 8pm. It's a free show. No excuses. And also, I just booked a show for January that I am EXTREMELY excited about, but I'm not going to write it here in order to have something to blog about later. (Yes, the show is posted on my Web site, facebook, and myspace [which is so close to being dead, but whose music player is still the best], but still. . . .)

In August:
Gig 19: The Black Moon in Belchertown, MA (co-bill with my dad, T. Fredric Jones)
Gig 20: Pliny Park outdoor music series in Brattleboro, VT, with the Outlandish Landsharks
Gig 21: Guilford Fair in Vermont with the Outlandish Landsharks (I almost typed "Guilford Fail"--this would have been a Freudian slip, except we didn't fail, so it wasn't)

In September:
Gig 22: Sam's Pizzeria in Northampton, MA

In October:
Gig 23: The Starry Plough in Berkeley, CA (my hometown + some of my favorite people came to this show + a stranger told me he liked a song I thought no one liked = score!)

In November:
Gig 24: Burrito Rojo (I did a terrible job promoting this show, and people still turned up, including a very epic friend who sat through the whole two hours, with an avocado taco as a consolation prize [I should have paid for said taco as an investment in her attendance at future shows, but I'm a Scrooge])