Friday, February 25, 2011

Josh Ritter at The Showbox.

On Tuesday morning, Brandon and I headed out towards Seattle to catch Josh Ritter live.  When we left here it was a sunny morning. By the time we reached the mountains, it was a whiteout bizzard and the mountain pass was closed. We waited in the car for over 4 hours before the pass was finally open and we were able to cross the mountains. It took us a total of 9 hours to get to Seattle; normally just a 3.5 hour drive. It was crazy.

But we made it, and enjoyed the show. The venue was The Showbox SODO, which was really cool. I had heard great things about the venue from my brother, and I hope to catch more shows there in the future. I had only my crummy iPhone camera with me, therefore had no great pictures of the show. I found this image from Photographer Elisa Sherman and she kindly gave me permission to use it here.

Thanks Elisa! 
P.S. you have the raddest job ever!

Josh sounded really good, and he performed most of the new album, but I was pretty disappointed that he didn't do Change of Time, my favorite track from "So Runs The World Away."

For me, the highlights of the show were:

I think I'll be more cautious about buying tickets to shows in Seattle this time of year. You never know how horrendous that mountain pass can be!