Did you all forget to say this was one of the Flyer's Parodies?
"What about Nashveal?"
The Indie/Folk/Americana genre is particularly strong this year with Avetts, Wilco, Jenny Lewis, Shovels and Rope, Alejandro Escovedo, Bela, and Ryan Adams. Very excited.
This was a dumb use of internets.
Wonderfully said. The ignorant masses are dying out, and I pray that there are not young people replacing them.
(sorry) I would only find out about their shows by scrolling their website or MAYBE seeing a poster at Otherlands. In college, I frequented the Orange Peel in asheville who posted monthly schedules at my small college over an hour away. I agree that Hi tone probably booked too many shows and that may have let their crowds suffer. I will certainly miss it very much, and shows like Tallest man on earth, the Lumineers, Dr. Dog, and Blitzentrapper were some of the best shows I have seen anywhere. I hope someone does rise up to take the torch. Was there to say what I hope to not be "goodbyes" at Shovels & Rope. I hope show-goers rise to meet the next challenge.
I certainly feel remorse about the closing and have long lamented the crowds that should be larger, but the HiTone is not blameless. Shows were sooo late that I had friends that would skip for that reason. The place was a modern marvel that trapped heat from 5 months ago. I would only find out about their sh
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