You know it's a good Birthday when you get so wasted that you have to leave your own Birthday party because you're too drunk to party! hahahaha Yeah, Mel's B-Day @ the Bunkhouse this past Sat. was a fucking blast! Six Shooters To The Sky killed it, Stereohigh fucking played for about an hour and a half too long, and the Vegascendents thrashed our way through an almost impressive set. New songs were played, and old songs were forgotten - it was great! LOL And Kudos! to whoever kept screaming at me to get naked... LOL It was a ruff ride for me after what I had been through at Reggae In The Desert earlier that day though. Wowsers. Drinking in the bright sunshine sure is draining!
First off, anyone who tells you that the Indians don't rule the front stage area of Reggae In The Desert is a bald faced liar! LOL It's getting so bad now that we all are starting to remember each others names. ;-) And how they're able to get full bottles of booze into the place undetected is beyond me - hahaha The searches this year were terrible - I almost didn't get all of my drugs in! LOL And, they served Guinness there this year! Woo Hoo! It was Heavenly! And the Music, oh the Music was glorious! Don Carlos was incredible, and Mykal Rose just fucking killed it, leading the crowd in a hair raising version of Natty Dreadlocks that was just awesome to see and hear. And Freddie McGregor, the King of Lover's Rock, just OWNED the place with a waaaaaay too short set of hits including Bobby Babylon, Just Don't Want To Be Lonely, Big Ship, Africa and If You Want To Go. He even did a few of his Brother Dennis Brown's songs mid-set, which was just sick as fuck. Ending the night with a couple of old school Ska songs, which had him High Steppin' and Skanking and out-dancing guys in his band who were 30 years younger than him! hahaha It was great to see. I tried to dance but my back and legs weren't having it... LOL Reggae In The Desert 2011 was the shit! Rastafari! Praise Jah! King of Kings! Lord of Lords! Lion of Judah! hahaha That was for Jeremy, because he loves that stuff. :-)
Deadhand are my new favorite band. Seriously. They're fucking incredible. <3 I saw a tiny bit of video, heard some glowing reports from a few people who's musical opinion I value, and I used to share a rehearsal space with them, so I know about what I speak of! LOL Congrats on a spectacular CD release show. I fucking wish I could of been there. :-(
Everything's updated. Butthole Surfers are coming to town. Go to the Gig Calendar page to read all about it. While uploading the videos I took this weekend, I found this S.F.T. video I never posted before, so I thought I would leave you with that. It was taken last month @ the Divebar, and I think the song is called D.U.I., but I'm not sure. Enjoy!