DaveGilmour1189
Banned
Join date: Mar 2005
748 IQ
#1
Kicks ass!

100% free and i did not see a single act that disappointed. Just got back.


Oh and i get to see bb king tommorrow. discuss
Vagabond21
UG's Alvin York
Join date: Feb 2008
705 IQ
#2
I saw BB a couple a months back

He can still play and sing great. Some of his stories he tells between songs are pretty funny.
imgooley
PLAY IT ****ING LOUD
Join date: Oct 2007
4,866 IQ
#3
I fooking hate SoCal for not having good blues shows. Everyone wants to play ****ty metalcore or punk/indie (not that those genres are ****ty, the bands just are)

I wish I could go to a blues festival. I think there is a Jazz festival in LB, but I'm wary of a Jazz festival for some reason.
aetherspear
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Join date: Jun 2006
1,277 IQ
#4
I was gonna go, but its during finals for me, bummer.
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Dimebag22
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Join date: Mar 2006
505 IQ
#5
My dad was there a couple nights ago. He had to go for work and it just happened to be during Blues Fest Weekend. Damn him! I'm jealous.

But Calgary is having one pretty soon I think, I might check that one out. It probably wont be as good as the Chicago one though.
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imgooley
PLAY IT ****ING LOUD
Join date: Oct 2007
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#6
I think I'ma go to The House of Blues to see George Thorogood. Gov't Mule is also coming to town.
Thefallofman
Lesh Is More
Join date: Aug 2006
1,572 IQ
#8
Just got back from Chicago about an hour ago.

And Buddy Guy didn't play yesterday did he? He introduced BB, but he just was at the side of the stage hanging out, right? Or am I blind? I expected Buddy, Koko and the other legends on the stage for BB's set to play a song with BB but they didn't. That would've been HUGE.

BB was amazing though. It was just too bad he didn't have more time. His set list was pretty different from when I saw him in November which was really cool.

Did anyone here see Otis Taylor? His band had some problems with sound and I had some problems with idiot fans there, but his band played an excellent set. Nothing I'd ever heard before... blues/folk/pyschedelic/rock/awesome. Big James Montgomery and the Playboys were great, but Big James was really annoying in how he said EVERYTHING a million times. "Play the blues, Mike!", "I wrote it from my heart, y'all!", and his band introductions.
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DaveGilmour1189
Banned
Join date: Mar 2005
748 IQ
#9
awe i missed otis. Although Magic Slim and Buckwheat zedeka were awesome.

and buddy wasn't actually playing and only introduced him? musta missed that because i was WELL in the back and could barely see the jumbo screen they set up. The people i was with were just hangining and listening, but we weren't really following along too well at many points.
Thefallofman
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Join date: Aug 2006
1,572 IQ
#10
Quote by DaveGilmour1189
awe i missed otis. Although Magic Slim and Buckwheat zedeka were awesome.

and buddy wasn't actually playing and only introduced him? musta missed that because i was WELL in the back and could barely see the jumbo screen they set up. The people i was with were just hangining and listening, but we weren't really following along too well at many points.

Ah, I didn't see Buckwheat because we only made the trip down for the last day.

But yeah, Buddy introduced him and then sat down on the side of the stage by BB's family. It would've been incredible if he had played with BB. My thinking was that he was coming out for something that would be dedicated to Bo Diddley as the finale. With Koko and the others on the stage out there, it would've been a legendary thing.
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