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Crappy Phone Pics

We used to post “trippy gig photos” where someone took a photograph with bad exposure or light trails or something. We haven’t had one of those for a while, but we’ve gotten a ton of bad shots taken with mobile phones. So I’m starting a new category called “crappy phone pics”.

To start us off, here’s a few from last week’s show at Lucid:

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Bring it on!

Sunset Tonight, Cocktails on Thursday

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Tonight, Fundamental Forces will be playing a short set as part of “Soul at Sunset”, which bills itself as “A live journey from funky bop to hip hop”. We’re sharing the stage with an extremely eclectic mix of R&B, Soul & Rap acts at the venerable Sunset Tavern in Ballard. It’s perhaps one of the oddest groupings in which we’ve participated in quite a while. That’s definitely a good thing, hearkening back to Seattle’s early days of “anything goes” and “whatever” music bills at historical venues such as The OK Hotel and The Weathered Wall.

“Soul at The Sunset”
March 16th, 2014
Sunset Tavern
8pm (Fundamental Forces at 9pm)
5433 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 784-4880

Thursday night we are playing our semi-regular gig at Vito’s, which is pretty much my favorite hang in town. The food is good, the cocktails are stellar, and the music is exceptional. If you haven’t seen us at Vito’s, what the hell are you waiting for?

Me getting tipsy at Vito's.

Me getting tipsy at Vito’s.

Thu. 03-20-14
Vito’s Restaurant & Lounge
927 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
206-397-4053
9 pm, No cover

Finally, stay tuned for more info regarding my Spring fling- The Upstarts at LUCID Lounge as part of the new Syngergistic Thursdays concert series. It’ll be a trippy evening of improv jazz featuring myself with Spellbinder trumpeter John Fricke & Ron Weinstein of the Suffering F******ds on the Hammond B3 organ.

Strange days indeed.

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