Faire de la musique en période d’Avent, ça consiste souvent à jouer sur un marché de Noël pour des gens qui se les gèlent en sirotant du vin chaud. Pas de « Douce Nuit » pour Dusty Rodeo : nous avons choisi de faire venir les gens Lire la suite . . .
On that october evening, we, three gunners, turned up again at Three Brewers. This time, not the Echirolles shop but the one in Saint Priest in the greater Lyon area. The brewery was celebrating the new season beer. New season, good reason! A good reason Lire la suite . . .
Picture courtesy of zacdanslesbois.canalblog Last saturday night we took the combo high to perform at an altitude of 3800 ft.! The place is La Gélinotte, a small cafe/restaurant near the Freydières Lake in the Belledonne massif. We could have even used the mountain echo to Lire la suite . . .
Performing on a pick-up was usual for bands in America in the 50’s. That’s what we did at The 3 Brasseurs brewery/restaurant in Echirolles last thursday evening, on the pick-up truck parked inside the brewery. The TV sets in the room were broadcasting the basket-ball Lire la suite . . .
Freewheeling ? Actually never when you’re on stage. We always sweat our notes, twanging, slapping and sliding out. But this time we stopped at the Café Vélo, a cyclists’ place in Grenoble as its name clearly states. It’s intended to be a shelter for cyclists Lire la suite . . .
We’ve performed twice this weekend. Friday was our first time outside the city since 2013, back to where our music comes from : country! We were warmly welcomed at Le Relais des 7 Laux in the small village of Froges, at the bottom of the Lire la suite . . .
Between bar and restrooms, that’s often where everything happens for musicians. The stage or at least the room left for musicians to perform, is traditionally positioned there. The drunk guy who’s heading for the urinal by radar will inevitably collide with a guitar neck. At Lire la suite . . .
5th July 1954, atomic times… In the days of Cold War, rock’n’roll, an electric music, is spreading like a powder trail. On that summer day, Elvis is recording with guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black his first record released on 45 and 78 rpm Lire la suite . . .