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by AlmostBlue
Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: seeking extra Interview ticket San Francisco 10/22
Replies: 0
Views: 10856

seeking extra Interview ticket San Francisco 10/22

thank you!
seeking a single Interview ticket San Francisco 10/22
by AlmostBlue
Fri May 13, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Imposters, Oakland, CA, May 8/9 '11
Replies: 60
Views: 12993

Re: Elvis/Imposters, Oakland, CA, May 8/9 '11

we must know - did she know the meaning of the song? :-) But she did a great job - daring, good sport, entertained the crowd. It was funny to see Elvis' reaction when that one guy as part of a couple wore Elvis' hat - he seemed to collapse it and toss it mouthing "this one's toast " :-) ho...
by AlmostBlue
Mon May 09, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Imposters, Oakland, CA, May 8/9 '11
Replies: 60
Views: 12993

ODDS Re: Elvis/Imposters, Oakland, CA, May 8/9 '11

If you see a song you like on the wheel , i.e. "Let Me Roll it"- the odds are as follows: with 4 "unassisted" spins average 3 songs being replaced from night to night, and 10% chance of elvis not liking it =0.9*4*(1/40)*(37/40) = ~ 8% unless it is bedlam, clubland, beyond belief ...
by AlmostBlue
Thu Feb 24, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Need Oakland Fox 1 Ticket Monday - WTB / WANTED
Replies: 0
Views: 1090

Need Oakland Fox 1 Ticket Monday - WTB / WANTED

I was sleeping through the presale :-)
so I need one ticket Oakland Fox 1 Ticket - WTB / WANTED - for Monday - thanks in advance
by AlmostBlue
Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:24 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Napa Valley Opera House 4/8/2010 ticket share 3rd row
Replies: 5
Views: 1515

Re: Napa Valley Opera House 4/8/2010 ticket share 3rd row

it will be a mystery - or a "bait and switch" - I bought the tickets based on the "Solo Performance"
but then the receipt said "& the SugarCanes" - not complaining, just not sure i would have spent all of that money
by AlmostBlue
Tue Jan 12, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Napa Valley Opera House 4/8/2010 ticket share 3rd row
Replies: 5
Views: 1515

Napa Valley Opera House 4/8/2010 ticket share 3rd row

Anyone want to share a pair, and commute from Marin? - I couldn't resist a third row center pair. It is a Thursday, so my wife would rather save the $150 Elvis Costello - Regular Event Ticket for Elvis Costello & The Sugarcanes at The Napa Valley Opera House at Napa Valley Opera House (4/8/2010,...
by AlmostBlue
Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Hilarious Elvis debate on youtube
Replies: 32
Views: 5970

Yes, where has everyone gone? his popularity is shrinking for some reason in the past, a tiny 300 person EC gig would sell out in seconds.. the one in SF has been available for almost a week. some people say they are "tired of his insistence on singing through the nose" others say "C...
by AlmostBlue
Mon Oct 08, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis / Clover benefit in san francisco in November
Replies: 0
Views: 924

Elvis / Clover benefit in san francisco in November

Elvis is doing a benefit in a tiny venue in SF wih Clover (from Marin) from the original aim is True album...
question is: which "clover" a lot of members over the years:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clover_%28band%29
by AlmostBlue
Sat Sep 15, 2007 7:45 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Still Reeling after Elvis Concert in Berkeley!
Replies: 9
Views: 1904

very very cool - I am going to try to visit that gallery!
by AlmostBlue
Mon Jul 16, 2007 7:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Copenhagen - to North Sea Jazz Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 932

Copenhagen - to North Sea Jazz Festival

in Copenhagen for a week or two. Anyone know of any good concerts in the area??
The trip to Molde on the 19th in Norway looks great - but a little too far.
thank you!
by AlmostBlue
Wed May 09, 2007 1:13 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: ELVIS for LEXUS!
Replies: 114
Views: 26127

I think it is alright - he is in good company with John Legend doing the same ad... and Diana Krall also. The spot is about the sound system. At least it is creative .. And easy money for the twins. He did nothing like Paul McCartney, who publically endoresed the company, rode in to the venues in th...
by AlmostBlue
Wed May 09, 2007 1:06 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: what is "30-10?" mean on the new t shirts
Replies: 7
Views: 2147

must have one shirt :-)
does anybody know how to get one.. outside of the guy selling at the venues? (tour has passed me by already)
by AlmostBlue
Tue May 08, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: ELVIS for LEXUS!
Replies: 114
Views: 26127

can't somebody upload the spot on veoh, youtube, or soapbox?
by AlmostBlue
Mon May 07, 2007 11:47 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: what is "30-10?" mean on the new t shirts
Replies: 7
Views: 2147

what is "30-10?" mean on the new t shirts

what is "30-10?" mean on the new t shirts
came up on listserv
by AlmostBlue
Mon May 07, 2007 11:10 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Very Disappointed with 21+ shows
Replies: 10
Views: 2788

bummer - at least in SF they had 21+ hand stamps on the right hand for legal drinkers. Next time take a short flight I guess- HOB is a commercial Disneyland type of chain anyway - go ahead and boycott them. I have been burned by this rule before when I tried to take my daughter to Bimbos for a show....
by AlmostBlue
Sun Apr 29, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: free Warfield GA ticket ? - help wait in line for me
Replies: 0
Views: 1610

free Warfield GA ticket ? - help wait in line for me

my wife can't go.. she was going to stand in line early because I can't get there before the doors open
by AlmostBlue
Fri Apr 06, 2007 10:43 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: T-Shirts ?
Replies: 1
Views: 996

by AlmostBlue
Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Famous fans
Replies: 31
Views: 7464

Neil. wrote:Billy Joel? Didn't know about that. What songs does he cite? And I knew about Elton and Macca - is there any record of which songs they love?


macca will probably only admit to the 8 songs they wrote together :-)
by AlmostBlue
Thu Jan 11, 2007 12:00 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: What's the worst thing that Elvis could do
Replies: 22
Views: 3448

guest judge on American Karaoke / Pop Idol.. whatever it is called
by AlmostBlue
Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:17 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Impersonator on Yuutube
Replies: 1
Views: 1220

Elvis Impersonator on Yuutube

the Drunken alison impertionation is not bad, but I didn't make a comment


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKhf9GjEbbc

compare to ELvis's first TV appearance (thanks clowntime)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLesCQvXVUw
by AlmostBlue
Sun Apr 09, 2006 4:40 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: EC, TIM Festival Rio de Janeiro - 10/23/2005-mp3 Torrent
Replies: 26
Views: 10888

Isn't it great to hear Elvis' guitar this loud? They should have released a great proper gig like this on dvd & stuck some of Clubdate on as bonus material imho. yes, that was quite nice! why is it normally so quite.. probably partially Bruce Thomas' fault.. as he jokes in "Big Wheel,"...
by AlmostBlue
Sun Apr 09, 2006 12:27 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: EC, TIM Festival Rio de Janeiro - 10/23/2005-mp3 Torrent
Replies: 26
Views: 10888

thank you thank you !
this is the best EC / Imposters performance I have ever heard - by far - amazing
the crowds in he latin countries always bring out the best - the US mainland concerts must be quite boring for a performer in comparison
by AlmostBlue
Mon Apr 03, 2006 6:48 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Costello Pool - Toussaint Set list
Replies: 6
Views: 1908

pophead2k wrote:What about Deep Dark Truthful Mirror, the track that AT plays on from Spike? That would be tremendous. Perhaps he and Steve could have a piano face-off.

that is funny - didn't know that
by AlmostBlue
Mon Apr 03, 2006 5:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Costello Pool - Toussaint Set list
Replies: 6
Views: 1908

Costello Pool - Toussaint Set list

There is Dylan Pool. There should be a Costello Pool. What will he play starting in Oakland with Allen Toussaint?? a wild guess - will probably be a short concert: The River In Reverse (Costello) On Your Way Down (Toussaint) Nearer To You (Toussaint) Tears, Tears and More Tears (Toussaint) The Sharp...

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