Monday, December 05, 2005

What a great evening!

Had a fantastic time at Basement Jam last night - thank you so much to Rachel and Pete for allowing us to come. Music was awesome - blown away by Foy Vance as I've never seen him before (want to hear alot more!), Mikey was great, Simon has so much enerygy he rocks!!! Rachel and her band were tight and sounded great (really good songs) and Pete was just the rock God he is. I'm always in awe when he performs.

Here are some piccies - had a great vantage point and the beer was cold.


Blogger Tim Jousma said...

I hate you since you got to go.
Thanks for the pics. I've only seen Pete once with the Who back on August 27th, 2002 and it was the best concert I ever went to. I've always wanted to see him perform his solo work though. Pschyoderelict is a criminally ignored album in my opinion. A classic.
Again, thanks for the pics.

11:48 AM  
Blogger Anne-Marie said...

Excellent pics, Steve. Lucky you for getting to go!


11:57 AM  
Blogger Alecia said...

Thanks for the photos! can't wait for the loop as I did not get to see a good portion of the middle to end. Got a glimps of I'm One! That sounded great! You must still be reeling!

12:05 PM  
Blogger PTfan said...

Woo hoo! Good for you!! Im very happy for you! Thanks for sharing!

12:51 PM  
Blogger ginab said...

Thanks for sharing these, Steve. I wasn't able to view in Kalamazoo. Was just neat knowing something was going on that people could enjoy. Made Sunday feel like a Sunday, and yet I know the folks performing will probably have a long week ahead given they missed out on a Sunday.

Wordy, but I feel glad for you, that you could go. The audience, tho, if I may say, strkes me as having no idea what to do with themselves. As bloggers, they had something in common. I hope folks said hello to each other and we not simply waiting patiently for the grand poo-ba to say hello. Wasn't the performance enough in his own digs? Goodness me.

ta very much.

2:15 PM  
Blogger Annie H. said...

Wonderful pics, Steve. Thanks from those of us not present at the gig and looking forward to the loops...
:)Annie H.

2:52 PM  
Blogger Seychelle said...

Steve, Great pics! I only caught the first five minutes of the show before it disappeared forever so I am grateful for these photos!!! Do you have one of Rachel wearing orange?

Peace, Seychelle

4:35 PM  
Blogger E.L. Wisty said...

Thanks for sharing the pics! Happily I'll be able to see the show on loop at least.

5:25 PM  
Blogger lryicsgrl said...

Thanks for this post.
As I told Gary, it is a much needed vicarious thrill.
What a great experience.
I'm a believer, tho I didn't get to see most of show. Too many people logged on. But that proves there is an audience for this type of gig. But as Pete says, there is no replacement for seeing a live performance. I'm lucky. I have seen The Who numerous times throughout the 70's, 80's & 90's.
I saw Pete solo in 93.
I look forward to a Rachel Fuller tour in the spring or summer of 06.

8:22 PM  
Blogger Chris Capp said...

Awesome pics ... so glad they allowed you to bring cameras. Thanks for posting and giving those of us trapped on the West Coast a peek into the basement!

- Chris

9:37 PM  
Blogger Marietta said...

Hey Steve,

Awesome pictures. You went all around, I just took mine from where I was sitting.

I'll treasure these moments forever, it was magical!

See you around, take care

8:23 AM  
Blogger Koos F said...

Hi Steve,

Enjoy your pics, they're good!
So sorry we didn't get to meet each other.
Then again I must admit that some people were so different in real life from my mind's images, that I had trouble placing them.
My regret: not taking the time to follow the cue to the end to see all the bloggers instead of just the early arrivers.
Thanks for your comments on my pics!

4:44 AM  
Blogger neilbymouth said...

Hiya Steve you got some of the best pics ive seen yet, brilliant. Check out my blog for some more, great to see Rick Buckler playing again and where did you get that all black ricky you git?
Cheers mate


1:10 PM  
Blogger ADAM said...

Hello Steve,

Great pictures! What an amazing night. Let's do it all week!


1:10 PM  
Blogger JoeBoy said...

Great photos. Thank You for sharing.

5:46 PM  
Blogger Koos F said...

If you want to see all the pictures, go here. As many links as I could find to Basement Jam bloggers.


9:07 AM  
Blogger Koos F said...

If you want to see all the pictures, go here. As many links as I could find to Basement Jam bloggers.


9:10 AM  
Blogger SimonT said...

Good to hear you had such a blast the jam! Si

12:21 PM  
Blogger Shauns Amazing Journey project said...

Hi steve, great night sunday wasnt it, you got some great pics. BTW i liked your logo for basement jam, do you think you could design a good logo for my band "amazing journey" for our charity gig. Check my blog for details. Shaun.

4:22 PM  
Blogger Kid Ric said...

Stupendous photos my friend.

If you are interested...
The 4 hour Basement Jam loop is up and running smoothly. Three cheers for Rachel Fuller, Pete Townshend and the team at eelpie!!

I don't know about you but I'm ready for a party! I will be hosting the "In the Basement" loop chat and be in Ballerina Gurl's chat - - around 5:15 pm eastern time Sunday December 11. I tried to base this time around the majority. Sorry if it does not fit your schedule? I have invited a special mystery guest co-host, who has excepted, and you never know who else may honor us with an appearance. The loop should start at 5:30 pm. eastern. You are cordially invited to stop by and join us. Thanks.

Peace, love and light.

9:23 PM  

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