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February 13, 2016

Jeff Tweedy Plays Charades with Ewan McGregor

Not being super connected to pop culture means this kind of thing slips past me a lot, so thanks to a friend for sending this along: Jeff Tweedy plays a games of celebrity charades with Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Posted by skooter at 4:56 PM This entry is filed under Entertainment, Music.
Tags: Ewan McGregor, Jeff Tweedy, Tonight Show, Wilco

February 8, 2016

Steph Cameron at the Railway Club (February 1, 2016)

Steph Cameron at the Railway Club Steph Cameron at the Railway Club Steph Cameron, whose Sad-Eyed Lonesome Lady was one of the best new releases of 2015 (I said so somewhere over at No Depression, back when I could find things there) played a show at the Railway Club a few days ago. I’m a bit behind with getting an official review up, but suffice to say for now that it was excellent. In the meantime, here’s a few photos here to help prove that.

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Posted by skooter at 9:07 PM This entry is filed under Music.
Tags: Railway Club, Steph Cameron

February 5, 2016

Wilco at the CityFolk Festival, Ottawa (September 20, 2015)

The summer of 2015 was a pretty stressful one all around for me. I’d been working on a major project at work for, frankly, too long. I was covering off most of the roles on the project (I wrote code, planned code, planned requirements and project managed it) and that all added up to a big bundle of stress.

So I took off and went to see three Wilco shows just before my birthday: Bend and Portland, Oregon were the first two and then Redmond, Washington was the last. They were outdoor shows, and I really wanted to see the outdoor show instead of Vancouver’s indoor Orpheum gig.

But this is the one I really wanted to go to and I missed it. It happened less than 2km from my niece’s house in Ottawa, and it was just after my birthday (and her father’s for that matter.) I’d have given anything to get there but I had to finish that project, and they had plans that weekend anyway.

One day, I’ll take Rose to her first Wilco show. Someone has to get that girl’s taste in music aligned and there’s nobody better than me for that job.

Posted by skooter at 8:57 PM This entry is filed under Music.
Tags: Ottawa, Rose Ellen, Wilco