May, 2010

Thao Nguyen

I had the chance to see Thao sans The Get Down Stay Down at the Vera Project.  She maintains the same voice and same lyrical style but just more mellow.  Despite the fact that the band that opened for her were pounding on drums screaming wearing spandex suits…Thao kept her impressive style.

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Watch It Sparkle, West Coast Tour 2010

I had the chance to ride from Seattle to Portland with Watch It Sparkle for the start of their 2010 west coast tour.  What I was hoping to do was to ride along with them and not capture the band on tour as much as some of the details of Touring.

It didn’t go as well as I planned–That is a good thing.

The van only had 15 miles on it when we picked up so no flat tires…

Everyone got along well…

Justin kept his pants on…

Starr was excited to be playing with PeeLander Z

Steb was keeping his eyes on the road for any sign of Sasquatch

And I was counting volcanoes

It wasn’t that I didn’t get some good shots.  Some of the live shots are really nice.  The venue was Kelly’s Olympian in Portland, Oregon.  A cool place filled with vintage motorcycles on one side and a decent little stage on the other.  Never mind the fact their drinks are good too.

It would have been great to continue on with them but Hood River was waiting for me.  One thing I did learn on my short little trip is to sit behind the driver.

Stay tuned for a full set of images in the coming days.

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