[yapc] blues night out again

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 21:21:01 PDT 2008

Anything like this on the evenings after YAPC on the 18th, 19th or 20th?
I am arriving only tonight (Sunday) so I miss the pre-YAPC blues
but I'd really like to go to one after it.


On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 1:37 AM, Uri Guttman <uri at stemsystems.com> wrote:
> hi blues fans,
> i went with two other yacp guys last night to see eddie shaw and the
> wolf gang and we had a blast. we ate bbq at the smoke shack down street
> and went to the kingston mines for the show. it is an unusual place with
> 2 rooms for music each with their own stage. while the opening act was
> playing the smaller room, we sat in the larger one watching the wolf
> gang set up. at 10:30 sharp they started playing. i have almost never
> seen music acts start on time! there is a $15 cover charge. they also
> sell goose island honkers ale which was what we all drank.
> they were stupendous. tight as a drumskin, soulful with all their
> singular talents shining. eddie shaw plays sax, vocals and harp and all
> his 50 years of playing is right there to hear. the bass player has been
> with him most of that time and he is worth the visit alone. the guitar
> player (vaan shaw) is eddie's son and he played some songs on a triple
> necked (yes i said triple!) guitar. it has a twelve string, what seemed
> to be a 7s string and a regular 6 string. he used them all and you can
> see why he did that. plus it looks amazing!
> my plan for tonight is to leave about 8pm from MSV. we can meet at the
> hackathon lounge or at the front desk. we can do dinner at the club
> (they have good looking bbq and southern food) and stay for at least one
> set of eddie shaw.
> email or irc me if you are interested in coming. this is what chicago is
> all about so take the shot and come along. you will have a great time.
> uri
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