A Complete Abridged History of Music (Part 3)*

October 24

* In the greater Alexandria, Minnesota, standard metropolitan statistical area.

I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes. ~  Jimi Hendrix

Moving on to Part 3, the finer points of 2012. A certain trendline is becoming apparent that music is often enjoyed with fine dining and fine wines. Not that we would notice . . .

Salty Dogs (Annie O’Flynn, Bruce Kelly, Erik Schultz & Tom Mulder) @ CCW, January 2012

Bruce Kelly @ CCW, February 2012

Uncle Willie’s Gut Bucket Blues Band (Bill Riggs, Terry Kennedy, Al Lieffort & Erik Schultz) @ SAWA, February 2012

Mikko Cowdery @ CCW, February 2012

Skilly & Duff, w/ fans!! @ CCW, April 2012

Patchouli @ CCW, May 2012

[Bruce’s art was used as CCW bottle labels . . . ]

Skilly & Duff @ Jeanne’s garage, May 2012

Annie O’Flynn @ CCW, June 2012

Enterprise (Kevin Klimek & Jim Faber) @ SAWA, June 2012

Salty Dogs @ Bug-A-Boo Bay, June 2012

Salty Dogs @ CCW, June 2012

Skilly & Duff @ CCW, June 2012

Matt Velline @ CCW, July 2012

Matt Velline @ Courthouse Lawn, July 2012

Mel Lamar Trio (Bill Riggs (trumpet), Mel’s son (bass), Bill Engebretson (drums), Mel (guitar), Adam Astrup (guitar)) @ Courthouse Lawn, July 2012

Skilly & Duff @ Courthouse Lawn, July 2012

Sami Steidl & Bruce Kelly @ Douglas County Fairgrounds, August 2012

[Bruce’s schtick was to whisper dumb jokes to Sami to crack her up during the performance . . . ]

Josie Nelson @ CCW, August 2012

Julie & Matt Velline @ CCW, August 2012

Kelley Hunt @ Legacy of the Lakes Gardens, August 2012

Salty Dogs @ Bug-A-Boo Bay, August 2012

Djangleville @ Legacy of the Lakes Gardens, August 2012

CCW, September 2012 (well, it required dance music . . . )

[Ibid.]

Funky Gumbo Trio w/ friends @ SAWA, September 2012

Mike Gill of Funky Gumbo Trio w/ a fan @ SAWA, September 2012

Patchouli @ CCW, September 2012

SAWA, September 2012

Skilly & Duff @ CCW, September 2012

Tucker’d Out (Ryan Hogue, John & Lynn Trelstad) @ CCW, September 2012

Djangleville @ SAWA, October 2012

Harper’s Chord (Roger Fink, Jill Moore & Paul Drinkwine) @ SAWA, October 2012

Lisa Lynn @ SAWA, October 2012

Patchouli @ CCW, October 2012

Paul Meland & Adam Astrup @ SAWA, October 2012

Reverend Raven & the Chain Smoking Altar Boys @ Phoenix Event Center, October 2012

SAWA, October 2012

Athletic Directors @ SAWA, October 2012

SAWA, October 2012

SAWA, October 2012

Anthony Miltich & fan @ CCW, December 2012

Hairdo Trendsetters

Life can’t be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years. ~  William F. Buckley, Jr.

Up Next: Part 4 . . .

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