I'm coming down with some friends, and I was hoping I'd be
able to find someone with extra Cat Power tix they were looking
to get rid of. In Montreal, sites like montrealshows.com can
facilitate such hook-ups.
― Sean, Wednesday, 20 February 2002 01:00 (eighteen years ago) link
― JM, Wednesday, 20 February 2002 01:00 (eighteen years ago) link
A lot of people here in NYC are fighting bouts of insomnia and have
learned that Cat Power live are a surefire way to put you to sleep!
― Yancey, Wednesday, 20 February 2002 01:00 (eighteen years ago) link
― geeta, Wednesday, 20 February 2002 01:00 (eighteen years ago) link
― geeta, Thursday, 21 February 2002 01:00 (eighteen years ago) link
Interesting Google on the hidden Cat Power/Phish connection!
Trying to Fill the Void When the Monoculture Skips a Beat
By SHAILA K. DEWAN FOR THE NYT 10/17/00
Among the fauna to be found clustered around the box office at
certain rock concerts there are subtle distinctions. And last night,
outside the Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side, where Phil Lesh,
the former Grateful Dead bassist, was playing, an expert would have
been able to discern an uptick in one variety of tousle-headed, bead-
hawking, parking-lot dweller: the Phishhead.
That's because last week, Phish, the Vermont jam rock band that more
than any other took over the spiritual mantle of the Grateful Dead,
abruptly began a hiatus of undetermined length. Their final concert,
at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, Calif., was on Oct.
7. After that, where was a fan to go?
The Phishheads in evidence last night were caught between
disappointment and loyalty. "They've been working hard for a long
time," said Robert Landry, 22, who had come from Kittery, Me., and
decided to follow part of Mr. Lesh's tour. "So they're definitely
entitled to a break."
By and large, the hippie-inflected fans are not inclined to vitriol.
Dancing and sharing, especially in the form of bootlegged tapes, are
encouraged by the band. But those who had spent the last one, three
or five New Year's Eves at a Phish concert seemed somewhat lost (the
band is expected to take at least a year off). Was there now a void
in their lives?
"It hasn't set in yet," said Joel Sandler, 22, of Philadelphia, who
said he was "a bum," but not proud of it. Noah Axe, 19 and, like both
the band and his friend Mr. Sandler, on something of a hiatus, played
it a little cooler. "Phish isn't the only band that Phish fans listen
to," he said. He was thinking of checking out Cat Power. In a
telephone interview with Cat Power, Ms Power stated : "If they don't
pay they're not getting in, you cant pay the landlord by holding a
finger up in the air." "We dont want them and we don't need
them." "Our shows are already sold out". "Let them go follow Marianne
Nowottny, she could use an audience....."
― Bob, Thursday, 21 February 2002 01:00 (eighteen years ago) link
someone has spare tickets for A.C Newman at the bell house?never thought it would sold out..
― Zeno, Monday, 10 November 2008 21:18 (eleven years ago) link