Benders

Long ago, in a Galaxie 500 far, far astray, before the advent of social media or instant communication, bands booked themselves by going on little “booking benders.” Pick out a few spots, designate a driver, settle in at the bar, flirt with the bartenders, figure out who does the booking,…

Reeling

When Tom fell under the weather last winter with numerous dates on the calendar, it sent the band reeling. They immediately began putting in long hours rehearsing and getting a set together. It was important to Tom that the band continue. While Tom convalesced, the band sometimes worked three or…