The first Saturday of every month, Sunset Valley Boys takes up residence in the red corner of Evangeline’s. The food is great, the music is even better, and the friends are awesome. Now, since all of that is true, and there are so many friends, sometimes it gets just a little crowded. If you’re kinda late…..like we were this time…..you might find yourself sitting to the side of the band. Now, don’t get us wrong, that doesn’t take away from the experience…..just makes for limited, but interesting, photo angles…..especially when all you have for a camera is your cell phone! 🙂
We could hear…..seeing was kind of challenging. 🙂
At least we were able to get a close up of Gordon’s guitar
Curtis sat in for a song playing his washboard
Charlie Pritchard…….and Sherman Lindsay way back in the corner. 🙂
Sunset Valley Boys @ Evangelines (07/02/2011)
What a week!! So much great music in town and no way to see it all. 🙂 Wednesday, The Sunset Valley Boys played The Broken Spoke which is always a fun time. Didn’t get any pictures because we didn’t have the camera with us. Work lasted a little too late so went straight to venue instead of home first. But, “da boys” were great and we even managed a few dances around the pool table!! 🙂
Thursday night, Jim Stringer and The AM Band were at Giddy Ups. Getting ready to go, set the camera and phone on the counter next to each other. Got to the club….had the phone…..camera still on the counter. Did manage to get a couple of pics with the phone…..not great quality, but they’re something.
Then, tonight! Billy Garza has been in our want-to-see-soon list for a while now. Tonight was our chance at Hills Cafe. Arriving late, we found a table, placed our order, and grabbed the camera to get a picture of everyone on stage. Dang it!! The camera’s storage card was still in the laptop at home!! Couldn’t save even one picture. So, sat back down to enjoy the music and the band went on break! They deserved it….we were late….they’d been working! 🙂 Then the clouds started to roll, wind started to blow, and the temp noticeably dropped. We were sure the rain would go around us….after all, it’s been doing just that all spring! We were wrong! As the band went back on stage, the skies opened, we grabbed our food and headed for cover. All the tables under cover were full (some people are smarter than we are!) so we got a to-go box for the food, paid our bill, and headed home.
Tomorrow we’re going to Hills again to see Fond Kiser y Los Kickers. Hopefully, there won’t be any rain and we’ll remember both the camera and the storage card. At least we wont be late because of work! After that, we’re going see Jimmy & the Lunar Rollers at Giddy Ups….inside and dry even if it rains!! 🙂
Jim Stringer, taking the music to the people.
Jim and James did some great pedal steel/guitar harmonies
Billy Garza @ Hills Cafe (05/20/2011)
A day of music starts with the Sunset Valley Boys’ monthly Saturday afternoon get-together at Evangeline’s. The crowd was slightly smaller than normal which means we actually got to sit down!! Thanks to Paula Russell for letting us join her!! Thanks to Ann Marie for showing me how to needle-felt. Okay….don’t really understand it, but it was fun to watch her make me a little kitty. I promised to photograph it and post…..and I will……honest, Ann Marie……HONEST!! 🙂
John Russell was sitting in for Craig Park.
Was Ms Marti sticking her tongue out at us??
Wade Russell – kinda had a “Russell convention” today 🙂
Marvin and Polk
Dan’s regular gig is with Asleep At The Wheel