We have a secret show on Halloween night at the Ryman, Nashville is the next city on Sonic Highway, we will watch the show first and then a concert, I have my ticketmaster account ready to go.
Dave did a secret show at The Bluebird a few months back, a very small venue with lots of history, hoping to get tickets tomorrow, fingers and toes crossed. I saw the Foo Fighters first tour with Mike Watt and Eddie Vedder and wife as Hovercraft here at 328 Performance Hall, now closed, saw many great bands there in 1994 and 95, loved the place, have seen many tours and will be reporting this show if I get in!
I did manage to see Tori Amos at the Ryman in August, she has aged gracefully and still sings like an angel, plays her piano like no other, great show. Unrepentant Geraldines Tour was great and so glad I was there.
A new band with young men who are changing the world with their music, been having shows at Phat Bites, new bar in Donelson, you will me hearing more about this band soon.
He tore it up at Bonoroo, but left Nashville off of the current tour for Lazaretto, had a change of heart and will be playing Bridgestone Arena in January! Hope to make that show too. He had a show and pressed and released the record in one day on vinyl, pretty cool.
MY TRIP TO NEW ORLEANS
We decided to go to Muscle Shoals, Alabama first to visit the recording studio on Jackson Highway, so much history there, try to grab the Muscle Shoals DVD, with Bono and other’s narrating, things I did not know, interesting enough to make me want to go there. The Rolling Stones, in the Wild Horses day, even Keith said he wondered how Sympathy for the Devil and Gimme Shelter would of sounded had they been recorded at Muscle Shoals. So many greats recorded there from Aretha Franklin, Duane Allman to Lynard Skynard and Bob Seger, will go back.
So on to New Orleans, all under construction, first night we couldn’t even get out of the hotel, Beyonce and the Doobie Brothers were playing at two venues and traffic was a nightmare. Finally got to Bourbon Street, had a seizure after drinking shots of Absinthe, my cell phone, tickets to Nick Cave, and my prescription for Lyrica were all stolen from me, I woke up in a hospital at 10 pm, to late to even try to go to the show, it got me down but I shook it off, phone was insured, Dr. gave me a new prescription and my husband bought me enough Nick Cave cd’s to keep me busy for awhile, so next time, no drinking, watching my blood pressure.
Took me 3 weeks to figure out how to get it in my i-tunes library, glad to have it on white vinyl now, it came yesterday and Rolling Stone with U2 on the cover came today, great album! Haters go on and hate, seems to me if you didn’t want it, don’t download it, U2 Nation is strong and we will gather with old friends and new for the tour! It’s the best album since Achtung Baby, going to be great live.
FOO FIGHTERS FUCK UP TICKETS
When I logged in to my ticket master account I tried to buy tickets to the show, nothing there to buy, after 45 minutes of trying I gave up, checked the Ryman site and it said SOLD OUT. They sold all of the tickets to scalpers. And they do not care, The Ryman made their money, if we wanted to buy scalped tickets there is still the matter of showing your credit card used if we purchased from the scalper, how would that work? Have lost interest now. Dave move the show to the Municipal Auditorium, do something! I can’t afford to spend next week’s grocery money on you. So bummed, doubt I ever go see them again.
GO TO MY FACEBOOK PAGE TO SIGN THE PETITION, IRISHNANCY NASHVILLEROCK
WELL what happened you ask? my source told me that on Thursday night Dave and the band were at The Basement, bar under Grimey’s Record store, having a private screening of Sonic Highway. My source told me Dave said no autographs or photos! Though he did sign a girl’s guitar, they left at 8 pm. Also he was in a really bad mood and they had their goons with them, it was freezing cold outside, nobody was coming to mess with you Dave, Friday was silence, think he did an interview on Lightning 100, supply and demand yada yada, later Friday night it was windy and 33 degrees, I’m told a lot of people left pissed off when their scalper tickets wouldn’t work, I heard a man from Ohio wanted to bring down his sick wife, forced to buy from scalpers and on the way, I do hope they got in.
The line was two blocks around the Ryman for Will Call, where they were turned away, read one review, said it was a great show and lasted until 2 am.
Cities after us, BEWARE