I’m totally stoked that we’re getting three shows at Mexicali Blues this weekend. I’m just hoping the venue didn’t oversell again, as they’ve done before. Mexicali is one of my favorite venues, but it gets seriously packed in there, not to mention hot. During the February ’05 and ’06 shows, when it became intolerably hot in there, the side door was opened to help cool the place off. Clouds of steam would erupt from the door, going outside. Yeah, it’s that hot in there at times.
Although it was infinitely hotter in June ’05 when they played there one very hot night. Man, that was rough, although the Mess they played for the encore more than made up for it.
Now the big question: will we get new songs? My fingers are crossed that they’re ready to debut at least a chunk of the new material. While we’ve had a lot of new songs and new covers over the past few years, a dedicated amount of new material will be great to hear.
Hope to catch some of you this weekend. Say “hi,” if you read the blog and haven’t introduced yourself yet.