Hey people, it's Bob Dylan's birthday. Give the man some props. And if you're not into Bob, spoil yourself and buy his Freewheelin' album. I swear, it's mighty good.
So a few Fridays ago (May 7, 2004), after living here almost two years without drums, I officially made my UK percussive debut playing for a covers band called the Distractions. We're an unlikely gang of Film and Media students and staffers, and without bragging too much, I must admit that we rocked the department's end of semester party. Check out the pics below to relive the glory...
The thronging masses of revelers:
Our lovely singers in mid-clap, Mike, Maggie and Christine:
Rhythm guitarist Pedro and lead guitarist Adam, playing it cool:
Bass player Mark, who does an admirable job of jumping around the stage like a gleeful maniac while executing some solid low-end lines:
Yours truly, making my usual range of drumming faces, from elation to constipation:
Christine, singing Nena's "99 Luftballoons", I believe:
Posted by matt at May 24, 2004 02:51 PM
So there you have, the first gig. Hopefully not the last.