Way past fine

Well last night,

we went to see the Indigos,

and,

let me tell you girls,

it was way past fine,

lame attempt at a play on words, you know their biggest hit, Closer To Fine:-)

Lovely evening,

in every way,

shape and form.

The ex and I had planned,

to eat at The Burgundy Lion,

which is an upscale British style pub,

not far from the venue,

but,

it was really full,

and,

since neither of us,

likes to be late,

for anything,

contrary to the Montreal tradition of always being late, but, hey, we are not traditionalists, what can I say.

So, we had a nice soft taco dinner,

chicken for me,

shrimp for her,

at a Mexican restaurant,

served in plenty of time,

to eat and be on our way,

the Corona(venue)

being only two doors down.

The opening act,

The Shadowboxers,

from Atlanta, Georgia,

started right at 8,

they are very good,

nice harmonies,

fit well with,

The Indigo Girls,

complimentary styles,

the played most of the numbers,

with the Girls,

on their set,

added voices and guitars,

made for a sweet sound,

especially on the danceable,

Shame On You,

Closer to Fine,

and,

the encore number,

Dylan’s Tangled Up In Blue,

they rock and bluesd that one:-)

Nice looking ‘boys’,

super cute in fact,

the ex said,

‘you know these boys aren’t getting nearly as much action as they should, on this tour’

yeah,

bunch of ole dykes,

isn’t the best groupie set,

for cute young guys.

I tried to take some pictures,

but,

being technologically challenged,

I couldn’t manage to take them,

without the flash!

Here is one I managed,

before,

the very polite,

security guy,

told me I could take pictures,

but,

no flash.

I’m proud of it,

the set list,

Photo

As you can probably make out,

they did lots of old favourites,

Least Complicated,

Shame On You,

Galileo,

Closer To Fine,

they also did some extras,

requests,

how cool is that???

Power Of Two,

Ghost,

and,

one of their most beautiful lyrical songs,

Moment Of Forgiveness.

Funny,

I always assumed that,

I preferred Emily songs,

Southland In The Springtime and such,

but,

both Shame On You(all time fave)

and,

Moment Of Forgiveness(the kind of song you wish you could write)

are both,

Amy songs.

Amy tends to be more political,

more electric guitar,

Emily,

more lyrical and accoustic.

It impressed me that they did,

requests,

they hadn’t practiced them,

but,

still,

they did at least,

three songs that weren’t,

on their set list,

At one point someone asked,

for,

I’m not sure what,

and,

Amy said ‘probably not gonna happen, sorry’

and,

they both said,

in a very good natured way,

you’re asking a lot from two old ladies,

and,

then Amy added, very low,

two old dykes,

the crowd loved that:-)

Fact is the Indigo Girls,

while not exactly old ladies,

have been doing this,

for twenty eight years,

they don’t look,

like they used to,

who does???

They don’t sound like they used to,

again!

But,

to me,

the ex,

and,

the couple of hundred fans,

who were there,

last night,

they look,

fine,

and,

they still sound,

way past fine,

lovely, smart songs,

melodic and dance worthy tunes,

the Indigos,

still got it.

What a truly wonderful,

Christmas present that was,

thank you,

my friend:-)

Later girls,

BB

 

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Bookish Butch

I am a bookish butch in my very early fifties. I live in Montréal and always have. I used to run a small used bookstore. Reading keeps me sane. My latest jiggie is photography, book project in the works, living the dream

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