June
18
2010

Swinging

the crazy kids swing
as the band plays Mack the Knife
Firestone on tap

References: Firestone Walker Brewing, Le Colonial

Thing of the day: Mack The Knife (LP Version)

May
12
2009

Stood Up

Not yet giving up
He orders another beer
As the lounge band plays.

Written by Captain Hops.

Thing of the Day: Seriously Good Music: Lounge

March
29
2009

Catching a Band

a twangy guitar
and her melancholy voice
goes well with my stout

Written by Captain Hops.

Thing of the Day: Fender Starcaster Strat Pack Electric Guitar with Amp and Accessories – Black

October
14
2008

Before the Crowd

The bar, strangely still
Before the opening act
Begins their sound check

Buy at Art.com

Written by Captain Hops.

Thing of the Day: Tour:Smart: And Break the Band

September
17
2008

Garage Band Jam Session

No one heard the crash
As bottles fell from speakers
In Jimmy’s garage

Written by Captain Hops.

Thing of the Day: Yamaha EG112FC Electric Guitar Pack

September
30
2007

Street Festival

navigating crowds
with a bit of a beer buzz
to get to the band

Written by Captain Hops.

Thing of the Day: America Bizarro: A Guide to Freaky Festivals, Groovy Gatherings, Kooky Contests, and Other Strange Happenings Across the USA

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