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Bela Fleck Coming to Seattle!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by MJ5150, Apr 21, 2006.

  1. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    WooHoo! I am stoked.

    I just found out this morning that Bela Fleck & the Flecktones will be playing in Seattle on June 28th. I have been wanting to see them for a long time. Now, I have a chance. Wow, this is going to be awesome!! I just wish they were going to play in a smaller venue.

    WHOA!! Just announced also is Stanley Clarke and George Duke. This is going to be an awesome few weeks!!

  2. Where are they playing?
  3. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    Bela is playing The Moore. Stanley is playing the Tulalip Casino.

  4. Bassmanbob

    Bassmanbob Supporting Member

    I just saw them here in Florida at the Pompano Amputheatre about a month ago. Went by myself. "Bella what?"

    It usually takes me 90 minutes to get to Pompano from my home. I left three hours early due to rush hour traffic. It rained and it took me 3 1/2 hours to get there. Rain, traffic, construction... I was so pissed. But luck would have it that their gear was in traffic too! I got there just in time to see the openning number. And it stopped raining too!

    Then three songs into the concert it started pooring. I mean those huge drops of water and hard too. The first wave of people ran to the exits (opposite direction of the stage). Within 2 seconds the second wave of people rushed the stage (there was a small overhang in the pit). I stood there for the next 90 minutes right in front of Victor. It was great; the rain only lasted 10 minutes, but I didn't move.

    Rain, going by myself, traffic, being wet, driving home and going to bed at midnight (and had to get up for work at 5:30) and it was still just great! They played their asses off!

    If you can go, GO!

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