Two gigs in L.A. meant we had a day to unwind. Thanks to our most excellent hosts Merle and Marty, we didn't have to spend it in the van. I went for a jog
, Nuje went for a walk
, and Ian reached for the stars
. Thanks Marty and Merle!
I would murder someone if I had to drive in Los Angeles traffic everyday.The Mint
rules. If two of our favorite clubs in Texas, Luna
and Helios, merged, they would emerge as The mint. Candle lit tables surrounded a compact stage. Heavy hitting jazz and blues come through for dressed down music lovers. An excellent bar staff takes their job seriously and made us feel welcome. We hope we can make it back.
Monday gigs are tough. Although a supportive and captive audience enjoyed our music, the vibe differed greatly from a Friday or Saturday party. We decided to treat ourselves
before turning in.
Southern California treated us well. We've made lots of new friends and finally brought our music to some long time listeners. Eric G. made it to both shows and deserves our thanks for helping with some heavy lifting -- a real pal.
San Francisco here we come!