Monday, November 3, 2008

back to back in the bay

best homecoming concert: matt nathanson @ warfield.  i'm home and matt's home so it's only fitting that i see him. the last time i saw him in new york at roseland i was a little disappointed. not sure if it was the gigantic venue or the crowd.   

matt sprinkled the show with cover interludes like "big country", "losing my religion", "jessie's girl", and "the kids are alright".  he also played oldies but goodies from his ernst album - 
"first time" and "all been said before". matt's first headlining gig at the warfield was a treat and hope there will be more to come.  congrats to you for making it from the brainwash to headlining the warfield.  you deserve all the mad love you get.  lastly, and not least, another converted matt fan = henry!

must concert to brave the rain that never came: jason mraz @ greek theatre. i've never seen jason in an official concert. i did see him in an alice lounge back when i worked there.  the intimate show tied me over until now.  i threw down the dough because lisa hannigan, who i've adored since her stints with damien rice, was opening for him.  she stepped in on "lucky" with jason and hands down sings a better rendition than colbie caillat.  lisa's voice is
ahhhmazing.  the show was a good reunion for some ucsd kids like us (me, leigh-anne and dennis)

only in berkeley moment: passed by this love fest on my way to the greek.
best post-concert grub: el farito on 24th and mission on dia de los muertos.  for all those cali kids who miss a good burrito.  here's to you.


jac said...

mmmmmm i want one!! did you finish the whole thing??

sharock said...

nope, i still have a 1/3 in the fridge. you want it? :)

milo said...

haha, i'm not sure if you're eating that burrito or it's eating you!

N A M E S A K E said...

how could you tease like that. heartless.

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