Monday, March 31, 2008
TKTC: On Tour-esque
I am relatively discreet about the Kissing portion of To Kiss the Cook. I have gradually become more and more visible and there were gray areas to be had between real life and the blogosphere.
So early on I owe you an apology for only giving you some of the story. This time it's not because I'm so afraid to talk about it but because this is a rare occasion when I feel like keeping certain secrets trumps "the story" and it's a way to honor a great couple days.
Lucky for me, lots of bloggers have been making their way to the Hotel Cafe Tour and Saturday/Sunday nights were no exception. Jonk alerted me to mutual friend Shelley's recap of Saturday night's show in Madison (we probably chatted at the merch. table- hilarious) and there were three fabulous Chicago bloggers at the Park West last night so I am going to defer to their experiences and take a few extra days in the private afterglow if you don't mind:)
Highlight: Dan Wilson, my new favorite musician/person, covering Annie's Song with Jaimeson. Dan's been around awhile onstage (lead singer of Semisonic) and he's been writing (the Dixie Chick's last Grammy winner) but I can't say I was very aware of him till this weekend. So good. Good person, good music. Aside from an impeccable John Denver cover, his album Free Life is a great pick-up. Breathless particularly. They did a beautiful job on one of my favorite songs and I'm not so secretly hoping it somehow gets recorded exactly that way.
Thanks for putting up with a rather inconsistent recap. After 3 days of close to all-nighters, I'm pretty beat but it's Monday again and I have to snap out of it. I feel really lucky though. How often do great weekends have a live soundtrack?