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Said the Whale

Wow!  Last night's Said the Whale concert was exactly what I needed!

I was feeling pretty run down and just plain tired, achy, wiped, insert your own tired adjective here.  However, I was excited for this concert and it did not disappoint, in fact it exceeded expectations!

Rubina & I met in Logan Square, a neighborhood I love, but don't visit often enough.

We had some delicious Mexican food @ Taqueria Mona.  It was seriously so good!

Then we walked over to Township for Said the Whale.  The opener was Many Places & they were good, but damn Said the Whale.  Rubina & I walked out agreeing it was even better than expected!

One of the main things I loved about the concert was their personalities showed through and they were having fun up there!

Township is a small, intimate venue and there were about 75 people there.  Which I thought was pretty lovely.

Concerts are so addictive to me.  Once I see someone, I immediately start searching what else is going on.  I catch the bug.  I was bummed to miss Young the Giant at Metro Monday (I was in Minneapolis) and Fitz and The Tantrums played Aaragon last night as well, but I saw Fitz and The Tantrums at LouFest (they are fun live, don't get me wrong), I hadn't seen Said the Whale, & tickets were less expensive.  
Anyway, I immediately looked up shows in St. Louis and guess who is playing tomorrow?  The Mowgli's!  Yes, I have seen them...twice.  But I love them.  They're playing with Royal Teeth (who I also love & haven't seen) and X Ambassadors.  And Karen just said yes!!!!  (This isn't selfish... tickets are $12 and Karen really liked them at LouFest.)  I also love checking out different music venues.  The Firebird, here we come!
P.S. Dear Chicago pals, they're playing at Bottom Lounge tonight.


  1. I think STW is playing with the Mowgli's up in Portland in early december. How awesome does that sound?


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