Curt Ramm played with They Might Be Giants in Wednesday and last Friday’s shows, and I’ll admit, he’s given me more than a little crush on the trumpet. I’m sure Greg will be jealous. I can’t find much in terms of videos of him except for Bruce Springsteen stuff, but here’s a too-short video of him in Hotlanta when Gregory and I saw him: And here’s one from last year, it seems. I wanted to find a video of him just showing off like TMBG had him do at the concerts. It was shiver-inducing. The music playing on his site is quite good, though.
I got to see them last weekend in Hotlanta, GA. Pretty good show, although it had a more “indie” feel than I was expecting. I guess Greg‘s idolization of them leads me to think of them as a fairly major/big-label group, which they aren’t. They put on a good show, even though I’m never a fan of a performer looking bored as a way to look “cool”, which the accordion guy pulled. Dude, get crunk. You play an accordion. Greg and I missed JoCo‘s opening act due to some stupid traffic in South Carolina, but I should get to see him when I go to the Charlotte version of the…