Sunday, December 8, 2013
Hola Music Fans,
Just a little "How Cool is This!!!" moment for you.
This past weekend the F.O.G. Festival (Friend of Greg) went down at The Big Easy and Port City Music Hall. Although I wasn't there (I'm lame) I heard it was SPECTACULAR.
The beneficiary this year, as in past years, was The Good Shepherd Food Bank in Auburn who received a portion of the ticket sales. Yeah for that!
Headliners were John Popper from Blues Traveler and Chris Barron from The Spin Doctors
Other performers were The Fogcutters, The Shakes, Lazy Lighting, A Band Beyond Description, Los Lotharios, DIRIGO, The John Clavette Band and The Blues Brothers Tribute Band.There was even some comedy by Birdie Googins.
One of the standout moments from the weekend was Saturday night at Port City Music Hall when John Popper sang with Anna & The Diggs. Here's a terrific photo of Popper and Anna Lombard shot by Sarah Madeira.
And here's a clip shot by VJ Foo of Popper, Lombard & The Diggs performing the Blues Traveler tune "The Mountains Win Again"
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Aimsel Ponti has been obsessed with - and inspired by- music since she listened to Monkees records borrowed from the town library when she was six years old. She's a huge fan of the local music scene and interviews an act every week for "Making Noise" which runs in the Press Herald GO section. You'll also find her out and about absorbing live music like a sponge and roaming around local record shops and flea markets.