Wake Up World Hootenanny

September 4th, 2008 - 3:58pm by Slye Fox

Last Tuesday, I joined Tiffiny and Allison for the Wake Up World Hootenanny at the Parkview Theater. After a short wait in line, we were sat front row in/by the leather couches. Woot! Perfect for a picture taking frenzy. :) Wheeled status does have its advantages.

I was excited, I hadn't been to one of Jim's Hootenannies for a long time and tonight's was special in its political nature. We were not disappointed.

The schedule was thus:

From the Citypages' Andrea Myers:

...Late Tuesday night, a handful of larger-than-life musicians convened at a small theater tucked away in south Minneapolis to exchange songs and stories before an awestruck audience...

the complete article

I can't some up the night better than Andrea's article, but suffice to say, it was a helluva night with great music, fun satire, and an energy that filled the room with hope for November's election.

September 4, 2008 - 4:34pm
damncutekitty says:

Ike Reilly was there? wah! So mad I missed it!

September 4, 2008 - 4:39pm
Slye Fox says:

It was so worth the $25 ticket. Awesome night!