Tonight was a final sendoff to The James Sheeley House. After years of being the idea stage for budding musicians it has come to an end. Dubbed the end of an Era show, this is the last night of performances on the stage where so many local musicians got their start. I really hope this venue doesn't stay closed long.
The Wife was trying to talk me into watching a movie with her tonight, but I looked at her. She has the two day fever that is going around right now. Caught from a young girl that calls her Obaasan. Her face was red. Her nose was running. I said, let me get you a scotch, it will decongest you. Then, half a scotch later I said, "Humm, you still aren't decongesting. Let me get you some NyQuil." Thirty minutes later, she was sleeping. …What she really needed to do. But for me, thirty one minutes later, I was driving toward Missy's bar in Lake Hallie to see Cherry Gun. It was a good
I am in the big city tonight. Hanging out with a friend. Last week when we were talking she was going on about the tap room scene in the twin cities area. This was something I was not yet aware of. Tap rooms are sort of like a brew pub, but without the fit and finish. Case in point, The Harriet Brewing Company at 3036 Minnehaha Ave in Minneapolis.
Its funny. Sort of like song lyrics you hear wrong ("Have you Seen Lorraine?" springs to mind) I somehow got it into my mind that Brian Bethke was doing a show with Stacy Hamilton, lead singer and chief metal-chick of the hard rocking band Marked 4 Deletion. Now I see lots of music. So when I hear about notably strange match ups, to which this would certainly qualify, I am totally there.