- 11 years ago
Last week we headed out to see Stephen Simmons play at the Basement here in Nashville. It was great night despite the freezing cold and driving rain. [We live in Nashville, it was chilly and the rain was hard, but hardly driving. It wasn't a No'easter.--Mimi] He played an excellent set backed up by a bunch of amazing Nashville musicians (Eric Fritsch on keys/guitar, Dave Coleman on guitar, Duane "Chop" Blevins on bass, Tim Blankenship on drums, and Jodi Haynes on background vocals). Stephen's stage presence was unbelievable and not just because we were wooed by his little sardonic smile (the last line in my show notes is "his smile is criminal" and, kids, I hadn't even had that much to drink). If you get a chance, if he's ever anywhere near you, head out and see that show, my friend, you won't be disappointed.
The show was great but not enough, but luckily for us, Stephen is practically our neighbor, so he swung by the HCT HQ to record a podcast for us (right click and 'save as' to