Friday Night: Hayes Carll's Burlesque Circus & Sideshow Freakout at House of Blues
The Crowd: Part hipsters, part 4-H all-stars. And lots of women, some even clad in non-lingerie.
Overheard in the Crowd (after the show): "No telling how many other people were escorted out."
Random Notebook Dump: More people should dress like Belle Starr at shows around here.
High Holiday Spirits: Although everyone was much better behaved than a typical House of Blues crowd, especially one around the holidays, apparently people drank a lot at this show. I saw a couple of folks get escorted out by security and watched one of the costume contestants lurch along the walkway in front of me on the way out, barely able to stand upright. Then the first thing Jason the Photographer saw when we got down the escalator was someone puking in a trash can.
I Got a Gig
Hard Out Here
Drunken Poet's Dream
new duet w/Emily Bell
One Bed, Two Girls & Three Bottles of Wine
Mama Tried (Merle Haggard cover)
The Lovin' Cup
The Grand Parade (w/John Evans)
Ain't Enough of Me to Go Around (w/John Evans & Corb Lund)
Bottle In My Hand
Another Like You (w/Kam Franklin)
Long Way Home
She Left Me for Jesus
I Don't Wanna Grow Up (Tom Waits cover)
Stomp & Holler
Maggie's Farm (Bob Dylan cover, w/Corb Lund Band, Emily Bell, Kam Franklin & Sideshow Tramps)
Will the Circle Be Unbroken (w/the same crew onstage)