June 28, 2003

It's out there

I often hear people in Phoenix complain about the lack of opportunities to see and hear live music in this city. Yet, when I go to see live music at one of the many venues, conventional or otherwise, the audience is scarce.

Last night was a good example. Pete Pancrazi's Quartet at the Rhythm Room, a conventional music venue. Granted, the show started at 6 p.m., tough for people who work in Scottsdale, Mesa or other outlying areas but great for central Phx. The quartet tore up that room - for the whole 14 people who came. One of the best shows I've ever seen them do. One of the best shows I've ever seen, period.

Next week, those same people who "couldn't make it" Friday will be complaining about the lack of good shows. And I will be laughing behind their backs.

Posted by Vox at June 28, 2003 12:57 AM | music