August 18, 2003

2 down 8 million to go

Thanks to all who came out to McCabe's and Soho. They were both different cousins of the entertainment world. Doug Pettibone was nothing less than brilliant and I loved how he dressed up like a baby cougar and started crying over his pedal steel guitar. But I think he played a wrong note in the third measure of the seventh song. I apologize for that. Anya was hilarious with her impression of entertaiment tonight news anchors who don't know how to modulate. Jeff Berkely held it all together like a horse at a glue factory. His new song was amazing. I'm glad I wrote it for him. Just kidding Jeff.

In Santa Barbara Doug made four mistakes and I may have hit a wrong note in the second verse of the Barbara Streisand medley and I still feel kind of sad about it. Thanks Dougie and thanks to the fine peeps in Santa Barbara for coming oot on a school night, as they say in Canada.

I am off to the bay area for a slew of shows. I hope there aren't any mean, sleep deprived, meth lab truckers out on the lonely highway. I have about 8 million more shows left on the itinerary. Maybe I should quit this business and just concentrate on my gubentorial bid for the great state of California. I'll set things straight in this God forsaken place. You should see the way I balance my checkbook. As long as I still have checks that must mean I still have some money left in my account.

gracias por todo,

Esteban Jose Garciapoltz

Posted by steve at August 18, 2003 4:43 PM


Streisand medley??? Dude... you're sick in the head.

And that's a good thing!

Posted by: Rob at August 19, 2003 7:06 AM

Wow, what a show!

I especially liked track 5 from the new album.

So, who ended up at Ari the bartender's house? I wunnta wanted to drive up Mission Canyon after the apres-show on the patio.

And Doug: it's NOT "people who eat people are the luckiest people in the world".

Posted by: Uncle Gilbert at August 19, 2003 2:22 PM

Come east young man!!!! We are eagerly awaitng your arrival!!!

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