The Colors Bar Experience plays Nick Drake

The Colors Bar Experience plays Nick Drake

It is one of those gigs remembering and paying homage to a talent no longer with us, Nick Drake in this case. It could be wonderful, it could be disastrous. I am not fanatical about Nick Drake, I hope the evening will help me learn more about his music. I learn that Drake was a minimalist, he really would not have wanted anything more than his guitar to express his music. So in a way the set up tonight is far too baroque to his taste, but I believe he might have appreciated the new arrangements should he have lived to be an elderly man, though sadly, he did not even make it long enough to join the 27 Club. The band onstage is unconventional, it is not a rock’n’roll set up, it is a chamber music orchestra accompanied by 3 singers alternating on stage, a super long lectern with the lyrics in front of them. Brian Lopez, formerly of...
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