Great Snakes! Is it March already? Where have we been? Marching? Are we in Pretoria yet?
Personally, I detect a haze of malaise, a miasma of morning-after Super-Tuesday stupor. Do you feel it, too? Hope it’s not a touch of the COVID 19. But, if it were, how would you know? Have you soiled yourself? Are you spewing sputum? Are you self-quarantined? Or just overreacting, like most of us?
Well, buck up, Buttercup. The sun is shining and it’s a beautiful day in Wisconsin. Take an invigorating walk, or mix up a fortifying cocktail. Ahhhh, that’s better.
Now we’re ready to join in the celebration of Women’s History Month—Call your Mom, write to your sister, and most importantly, tell that special lady, “I love you!” AND “I respect you, and all that you and your sisterly half of humanity has accomplished. Here's looking at you, Kid.”
There! See how much we’ve accomplished already, and it barely noon. Congratulations to us!
One more question, though: Where’s Wes?
The safe answer is: Off the grid.
However, BIG WES Turner’s Trio is easy to track down. The surest way is to invite them to play at your establishment or residence for any event that calls for eclectic selections of American music.
Mark your calendars for Friday, May 1, 2020 when Tom, Rick, and Gary play at Mazomanie Music Conservancy (in Mazomanie), and two weeks later at Tyranena Brewing in Lake Mills (Friday, May 15). Check this space often for updates on the downbeats.
The McMusical Calendar
Thursday, March 5
The Birddog Blues Band keeps Thursdays bluesy and funky at Tofflers in New Glarus. If you’re on Madison’s West side, Tofflers ain’t no further Madison’s East side. Music starts at 8 pm. See you there.
Saturday, March 7
The Birddog Blues Band gives you a second chance Main Street Music in Brooklyn (Wisconsin). Rockin’ Blues in the outer orbit of the greater Madison area. Early show. 6 to 8 pm.
Thursday, March 19
Madison College Big Band helps raise funds for Stoughton Schools music programs with a performance in Stoughton. Details to follow.