Acts of creation are ordinarily reserved for gods and poets, but humbler folk may circumvent this restriction if they know how. To plant a pine, for example, one need be neither god nor poet; one need only own a good shovel. By virtue of this curious loophole in the rules, any clodhopper may say: Let there be a tree—and there will be one.
Well, well, well. Fuck you guys living in California. Fuck you if you go to this, and fuck you if you don't. But, for real, you better go...
"Yep, full album nostalgia is in full-swing, whether it's ATP's pioneering "Don't Look Back" concert series, MySpace's recently inaugurated "Front to Back" deal, or Oneida's characteristically creative approach to the trend.
Nonetheless, it's nice to see somebody play through an honest-to-goodness classic, and few classics come as lauded as Van Morrison's Astral Weeks.
Mr. Morrison intends to revisit the seminal 1968 set in full in concert early next month, according to a Billboard.com report. He'll do this sweet thing at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl on November 7 and 8, reportedly with some help from a few of the musicians who played on the album."
Can you believe this!?! And the day after Phish announces they're getting reunited!!! Life is good amigos.