It was the perfect night to celebrate Nancy and Jim La Hatt's 40 year anniversary with Hamell on Trial at the Green Frog Acoustic Tavern in Bellingham, WA. I hope my elder readers enjoy this video as an example of what was enjoyed last night. It seemed appropriate for the occasion...
I have to envy this person hosting such a talent in their living room. House concerts are indeed the saving grace of many musicians who choose not to perform as trained circus acts supported by sponsors.
Ed Hamell is headed to Anchorage so I want to post this for my Alaska chums (the pals and music enthusiasts - not the fish) in case they are knocking around Anchorage or Palmer in search of the real deal this weekend [Saturday, September 11th and Sunday the 12th]. Check out his website, keep an eye on his touring schedule and enjoy him if you get the opportunity. I certainly had a great time. He's not for everyone but he may be more for Alaska than one might suspect!
Thanks Jim and Nancy for sticking it out and making marriage look so easy at your 40 year mark and thanks, Ed Hamell, for stopping in Bellingham. I hope your trial goes well in Anchortown and Palmer you don't get the hangin' judge.