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Day #1: Success

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Hello All,

McGrew here. Writing you from the road. I am sitting in a motel in Roanoke, VA. Our room…smells. (To be expected when packed in a room with 5 other dudes.)

Yesterday, we played our first road date of the tour in Blacksburg, VA at Awful Arthur’s. We played to a small but enthusiastic house. We played one set, Julius C played one set, and then both bands got together for a get up, shake down funk medley. I’ve posted pictures below.

Things learned so far on the road:

Mike Tuccillo of Julius C is a circus game professional and won us 4 turnovers (apple and cherry) at Arby’s.

Ace of Bass hit single “I Saw the Sign” is a tough song over which to sing “Wide Eyes”.

Woodchucks are curious and very brave when scoping out the AR mobile (in motion).

Old friend from high school Jay Berenzweig lives in Blacksburg, and happened upon our show by complete accident. Small world.

$3 Gas station burritos at 3am seem like great buys… at 3am. They are not.

P & L,
McG

Pics after the jump…

Heading out…

Heading out...

The Real on the road (wishing Lloyd was here)…

The Real on the road

Mike from Julius C…

Julius C

Jay from Julius C…

Julius C

Jay and G…

Jay and G

Post show…

Post show with Holly

Comments (4)

SarahMay 30th, 2009 at 11:05 am

Looks like the tour is off to a great start! So excited for you guys! Have fun.

Hot SauceMay 30th, 2009 at 1:05 pm

Love the pictures! Keep ‘em coming. Little by little the enthusiastic crowds will grow…
Try not to hit any woodchucks-

Tom & BethMay 30th, 2009 at 1:50 pm

Enjoyed your pics and tour news…kick butt!

LloydMay 30th, 2009 at 3:39 pm

I wish I was there too guys…

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