This is a post from sotexhobo.wordpress.com
that I wrote. I realize if you are reading this then you are probably already aware of that blog. However, here it is again in all it’s glory just in case you missed it.
“This is Melissa’s take on the past weekend’s shows:
Friday night started out at Yin Yang Fandango & the Tango Tea Room. A totally different experience. First off, it wasn’t a bar so, we could bring kids. And, they had food, really great food. I hope they play there again soon. It’ll give me an easy excuse to eat there again. Being a different kind of place, there was a different kind of crowd. The type of music Hobo plays suited their crowd perfectly. The audience was great and the staff there were extremely friendly. It is just a fun place.
Saturday found the band at the House of Rock. They opened up a band tab for the guys to get beer while they were there. Nathan decided to get all of their drinks at one time. It seemed brilliant to begin with. However, all that drinking made them have to go to the bathroom about half way through. So, they had an intermission. Okay, they called it an “interpission”.”Very interesting. I hadn’t been to see a band that had an intermission before. The show was great. After the intermission, they borrowed Paul Sutherland’s harmonica player, Moses. Moses can rock on the harmonica. Without ever practicing together, they got up there and nailed it, hard. It was a great thing to behold. After the show, Paul Sutherland played. I hadn’t seen them before but, they were great. The band was really tight and their energy was impressive. I have heard Paul sing before by himself and he has just a great voice. Drastic Actions went on after Paul Sutherland. They are hardcore punk. They were a lot of fun to watch and listen to. Drastic Actions are supposed to be having a new cd out soon. It was very interesting to have different types of musical styles in one show. Good interesting, not bad. After this, someone (Susan) suggested we go do karaoke. Nathan took a liking to the idea and we ended up at the crappiest karaoke bar EVER. We will call it Cheers, because that was it’s name but, it was anything BUT cheerful. It looked like a thousand whores lost their innocence there. After letting them know we were there to do karaoke, with no one up there, they had some really crappy regulars all of a sudden decide to get up there and monotonously sing some really long boring songs to waste our time. FINALLY, it was our turn. Nathan went up first. Then, Richard. Then, they decided to call “last call” early just to get rid of us. You would think that some lazy little whore bar would want something to liven it up but, not this place. So, if you are ever around Corpus Christi, Texas and you get a hankering for some karaoke, never, ever, EVER go to a little dive known as Cheers. After that entertaining experience, we found ourselves back at the House of Rock where we discovered Jason and the Punknecks had made it in from San Antonio. (We had heard they were not going to be able to make it.) So, we caught the last song and then wandered on our way. It was time to go anyway. It was a really fun night overall, despite certain people not being able to make it to the show. (You know who you are.)”