6 February 2003 – Bobby T’s Open Mic

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I’m sorry to anyone who thought I was going to Gumby’s as intermittently advertised. I went to Bobby T’s due to Jed’s and Chrisi’s insistence. I almost miss the days that I was assigned five songs and could only perform those and was forced to get off stage. Tonight I played 17 songs. Half of […]

5 February 2003 Show – O'Malley's Open Mic

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I guess, ironically, that the biggest compliment you can get when you get through playing an open mic is when the guy running the open mic says, “Let’s give a big, heart felt f**k you to Aaron!” The next thing that happened is that an off-duty waitress bought me a beer. My life is full […]

Hastings Geek Rock Showdown…

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Arturo Got The Shaft is squaring off against Allen Masterton in a Geek Rock duel to the death. Two geeks going in… only one is making it out alive Friday night at the Blue Moon Cafe in Hastings. Preliminary peace talks have failed and the embassies close at 8pm, signaling the beginning of this musical […]