Living Colour at Lincoln Theatre!!!

To continue from the post with photos of The Veldt, here are photos of Living Colour I took…

I saw Living Colour back in 1988 (I think), at The Brewery in Raleigh. It was a super great, but TINY venue for shows. You couldn’t do any better than that show!!! It was such an amazing performance… it felt like a HUGE rock show, at the same time a very INTIMATE one. It was well worth my eardrums taking a few days to recover!

My recent oversight, however…I didn’t realize that Living Colour was still releasing albums. Plus, being nearly 30 years later, I didn’t really know how well they would still sound! So, yeah… It turned out to be a highlight of my year! You’d never know it wasn’t still 1988 from this performance!!

Only two distinct differences:  Their new bassist is Doug Wimbish. And Corey and Vernon have considerably shorter hair cuts.

The talent in those guys is still immense. I wasn’t familiar with Wimbish, and I’m in absolute awe now. The spectacular sounds he gets from a bass is jaw-dropping.

Also jaw-dropping was Will Calhoun’s drumming and percussion. Just as Wimbish did, a roughly 7-minute segment was his solo, and time to demonstrate his range. I wish I could have gotten more photos of him drumming. That’s the unfortunate thing about photographing from the audience. He brought out an electronic, hand-carried drum at the end of his segment. It was a beautiful sound. And the joy on his face, playing it, was contagious!

 

The show was on Halloween (a Tuesday this year!!) at Lincoln Theatre.

I’m just practicing and having fun with an old camera… hoping to save up and justify my getting an updated one!

 

The Handmade Market!!! NEXT WEEK!!

WHOOAAAA… Where did the month go????
November is already only 1.5 days away!?

Please come to see me and some other absolutely amazing artists on November 8, from 11-5.
Here are all the details on a Facebook event.  Share this out to your friends and coworkers, too!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1530140470555172/

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Shop The Handmade Market in Raleigh, NC for hip, handcrafted goods from more than 50 of the best and brightest independent artists, designers, and crafters from North Carolina and beyond.

This one day, indoor designer craft market features fine art, apparel, jewelry, accessories, housewares, paper goods, and more. Find unique, handmade gifts or treat yourself to something special. You’re sure to find what you’re looking for (and more!) at The Handmade Market.

General admission to The Handmade Market (11am-5pm) is free, but every show we choose a local charity to support by way of a raffle at the entrance. Shoppers can buy raffle tickets in lieu of entry fee, and 100% of the raffle ticket sales goes to the chosen charity. The raffle prizes are always comprised of great products from local designers and businesses.

Visit our website for links to this November’s participating designers and charity as well as directions and parking information. http://www.thehandmademarket.com/

Redress Raleigh is THIS Friday!!!!

Yes…. In TWO DAYS!!!!!  

Get tickets prior to Friday to save $5.  Here is the link:  
http://redressraleigh.com/spring-summer-2014/redress-spring-2014-eco-fashion-show-marketplace?utm_source=Redress+Raleigh+Newsletter&utm_campaign=4c5baec478-May_28_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7088056b95-4c5baec478-315875689

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