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Northern Voice 2011 Tour Diary, Part 8

Carne Asada Jam – Sunday, May 15 Rousted from dreamless sleep by 11:30 AM alarm.  Shower and walk up to Bump and Grind with GNA for some coffee and little carrot cake muffin thing with the good time frosting, after … Continue reading

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Northern Voice 2011 Tour Diary, Part 7

Epic Jam – Saturday Night, May 14 First to arrive at the jamspace.  Nobody else around, so I doze a little on the sofa, then decide to make myself useful by setting up the cymbals and other drum business.  Grant … Continue reading

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Northern Voice 2011 Tour Diary, Part 6

Northern Voice Conference, Day 2 – Saturday, May 14 Wake up, shower, and board the bus for UBC with @DrGarcia.  Interesting city sights, one act plays through the bus windows – squatters on the upper floors of ratted-out buildings, prostitutes … Continue reading

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Northern Voice 2011 Tour Diary, Part 5

Soundlab  – Friday, May 13 Walk to @draggin’s, where the bbq is in full swing.  Jason’s garden has asparagus that needs grilling (pick those and eat ’em already, Jason!), freakishly tall strawberry plants, and lemon balm in abundance.  Author’s Note: … Continue reading

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Northern Voice 2011 Tour Diary, Part 4

Northern Voice Conference, Day 1 – Friday, May 13 Wake up and get a message from GNA that @knicknack and @draggin will soon arrive at the Waldorf to haul my sorry ass to UBC, which is a fair distance.  As … Continue reading

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Northern Voice 2011 Tour Diary, Part 3

Tiki Meet and Greet and Jamspace – Thursday Evening, May 12 Meet up with @DrGarcia and head to the bar for a drink, and to order the first of what will be many cheeses.  Word arrives that the rest of … Continue reading

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Northern Voice 2011 Tour Diary, Part 2

Travel Day – Early Thursday, May 12 4:30 AM alarm.  Fuck.  Hose off and hit the road fifteen minutes later.  Make it to Sac airport in plenty of time, park in economy E41 (a minor factoid that will later evade … Continue reading

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Northern Voice 2011 Tour Diary, Part 1

The Lead-up – Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10-11 Conveniently, the week before #nv11, I get sicker than sick.  Seems every 10 years or so I get an epic chest/head/sinus thing, so my time was up.  As the departure date approached, … Continue reading

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