Yacht Rock was in Atlanta all weekend (for a change), closing out the summer with a few local gigs.

Friday:  Park Tavern.  Due to this year's schedule, we only played here in July, August, and September.  Gone are the days of playing the first Friday of every month all summer long!  The crowd was pretty good--maybe 750?--and fairly tame.  We had Keisha Jackson come and sing a few songs with us (in particular, the Pointer Sisters I'm So Excited), and we brought a back a few songs that we haven't played in a while.  All were challenging due to the fact that our gear was in the trailer all week, so I imagined a lot of synth parts while practicing them on piano!

Saturday:  We performed at East Lake Golf Club as part of the PGA Tour Championship this weekend.  This is our third year playing this gig, and the first one where there hasn't been monsoon-like conditions.

Our show was in a tent in a sponsor's pavilion.  As usual, it was a fairly easy show once we got on site and got our gear into the tent.  We played ninety minutes to a pretty good crowd, though most of them were behind a rope line while a few VIPs lingered in between--kind of strange.

After the gig, Monkeyboy chased me out of our green room tent in my underwear, and the cops showed up.

I was home before the sun went down, which was great!

Sunday:  Venkman's.  Our home away from home was the place for this evening's corporate event, some kind of afterparty for a convention going on downtown.  It was a snoozer of an event--I'm sure they enjoyed it, but we didn't get any energy from the crowd, which made the night feel twice as long.  Still better than my church gig.

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