The Little Fox is the best place for a "sit down" concert. So incredibly intimate. Helps to get there early and score a good table right up front by the stage. But there's harldy a bad seat in the house, and the sound is cripy clear.
Paul Thorn opened the evening - he could have easily headlined. Had the crowd in stitches with his wit and songs were beautifully crafted and delived in a very humble, yet intense manner. The 'loser' conquered this audience, and had me thinking that his act would be difficult to follow. He was joined by Angel Band for a closing number and then Angel Band took command of the stage(with Bromberg's band backing them up) and had their own brand of wit, and flawless harmonies that kept everyone hushed, smiling and in awe - except those who were wondering why Bromberg wasn't singing. He was saving himself for his set which was coming up. Patience folks. The story about the beautiful and expensive pair of Virgin boots and the song that Angel Band sang concerning the purchase was a hoot. These ladies rock!
Bromberg I've seen before, so I knew how good he was going to be, and he didn't disappoint. His band was also great, juggling insturments during songs. He did ripping Testify and closed the set with Bo-Diddly's Who Do You Love. There was an impromptu Statesboro Blues thrown in too. And a Bojangles encore that was touching. David said eary in the set "I'll take requests, but I just won't perform them" But I think he broke that rule.
We got much more than we expected last night. WOW!
I love the Little Fox!!! It's tiny with a touch of class and great acoustics.
I like sitting along the balconey rail; literally ON TOP of the performers.
I wish they did more front-line shows there, and it would be PERFECT for jazz, but it seems they mostly use it for blues & local bands.
>>It's tiny with a touch of class
I would think that if they kept the kitchen open for the evening shows, they'd do a brisk business. And open up that upstairs bar so it feels more like a lounge. Or not. It's a perfect venue to hear music, regardless. Similar to the Great American Music Hall, expect a tenth the size, much easier parking, and more convenient for us folks south of the City.
They got to put some silences on the toilets in that place. Could hear "flushes" during the show!
ha ha ha...that's actually what I was thinking about when nancy mentioned the kitchen...only thing better than a mid-set flush would be the mid-set food processor
The flushes are loud. Only the uninitiated use the loo (and flush) during the show there. Hold it till intermission, or don't flush.
And I was suggesting food service before the show, not during the concert silly. Email sent to Fox management concering the loud Loos. Send one too, so they don't think I'm the ONLY one with the problem
I use the upstairs John...guys don't patronize loos
I taped Bromberg's Bonnaroo set off of xm radio last week. I am really impressed with his current band.
Nice, I was going to hit up the show down in Solana Beach but it just slipped my mind. Glad it was a good time.
Incredible musician and band - just amazing
22 years off just sharpened his game
his quiet blues guitar was sweet / astonishing
boby tangrea was one hot guitar player as well
3 violins at times , 3 mandolins at times
The angel band was hot as well
good to see nanc and pierce
blown away one more time
WOW i love music