Friday, May 30, 2008

Mike Montiel at the Tin Star

The Mike Montiel Trio played last Thursday at the Tin Star.

The picture at the right is the cover from Mike's Lucky 13 album, released last year.

Click any picture to enlarge, click the play button to listen to the music.

When I got there at 8:30, the band was warming up.

After everybody was properly tuned, the trio started playing to a small crowd.

Here they are:


Bobby Glenn

John Curtis

The place slowly filled up as the evening unrolled. I was sitting at the bar talking to a young gentleman from Montana. He seemed to be a bit homesick for country music, because he requested that Mike do a Merle Haggard tune, which I couldn't resist jumping into as well. After that Bobby sang Credance's Lodi.

If you haven't had a chance to check out Lucky 13 you should. Courtesy of Mike, here's one of my favorite numbers from the album -- another original of his: After The Gunfight.



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