Idaho + Seattle

02001-07-02 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Somewhere near Salt Lake City on our way to Las Vegas.

The Big Easy in Boise, Idaho was fun. The audience was great and we enjoyed playing for them. It was my first time in Idaho, but surely not my last.

It was great to be back in Seattle yesterday! From 1990 until 1993 we performed in the city of Seattle, but since 1994 we have performed at the St. Michelle Winery in Woodinville instead. Well, Sunday evening we played at the Pier in Seattle and we had a few hours during the day to walk around. Kanoa and I went to Pike’s Market and on the way we encountered this big jam. People were playing drums, trumpet, more drums, cutlery, and all sorts of improvised instruments. Kanoa and I thought it was an example of how cool the city of Seattle is to let people have a big music jam outdoors in the middle of the city around noon. Later we heard from some locals that it was a protest. It appears that somebody was arrested or fined at that spot a week ago for playing clarinet and people were protesting that by playing music……

The evening was milder than forcasted by the local crew, and we could see the sunset from the stage, which is right next to the water.

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