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back in September, Derek & I were lucky enough to go see Sharon Jones & Grace Potter. Grace opened the evening up, setting the stage for Sharon Jones. i first saw Sharon backing Phish at Festival 8 for the Exile Set. I’ve always enjoyed her music, but this was my first time seeing her & the Dap Kings &...
The first time I saw her, she opened for Gov't Mule at Alabama Theater in 2007. Since then, I have been hooked. The show started promptly at 8:00. Grace is opening for Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. I wasn't sure what to expect as this was the first time I had been to this venue, but judging by the...
Well, the last of the southern run went out with a bang, in so many ways. The day was great. Incredible actually. Weather was perfect, good friends, some good beer, and some incredible music.... but by now you know the music was incredible. And if you don't, take a listen to any of the great sources out there. I...
A little later starting this morning. 3 nights of shows caught up to me. Slept in before grabbing some food. Ready for tonight. Planning on getting there a little earlier today, and hopefully get a good spot in the pit. At this point you've seen the setlist, and probably listened to last night. I won't go into great detail,...
Got a later start than expected leaving Raleigh. Traffic was a beast. Ran into Billy & Robin again. They do a great job organizing the recycling effort, help them out & sort your recyclables. You can look for their crew handing out green bags. Tonight really turned things up. From the start of the show it was unrelenting energy from...
I rolled into Raleigh about 12:30 this afternoon and got checked into my hotel. Took a break before meeting up with Chris & Dennis. I have never been into a venue as early as I was today. We were at the gates, waiting for them to open. It gave me a further appreciation of tapers dedication. I also scored...

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