LIVE: Bob Wiseman’s “Actionable” @ Caffe Lena, 1/29/11

February 1st, 2011, 11:05 am by Greg

Bob Wiseman

The last time I saw Bob Wiseman, it was more than two decades ago when he played keyboards for Canadian roots-rock band Blue Rodeo during their “Casino” tour-stop at Pauly’s Hotel. It was a cold December night (to quote a later Blue Rodeo lyric), but he heated up the joint with his free-wheeling, improvisational playing.

Fast forward to last Saturday night at Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs. There was Wiseman – now standing alone on a stage with only a computer, a projector, an acoustic guitar, an accordion and his stories of what happened during and after his years in Blue Rodeo. It was his one-man show, “Actionable.”

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Bob Wiseman’s “Actionable” @ Caffe Lena, 1/29/11

January 28th, 2011, 3:00 pm by Greg

Bob WisemanIf you’re in the music business for very long, there’s one thing that you’re sure to need – a lawyer.

At least that’s the premise that Bob Wiseman brings to his unique and sure-to-be-pretty funny performance of “Actionable” at Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs at 8pm on Saturday.

And, yes, Wiseman knows all too well what he’s talking about in the multi-media performance piece. “Actionable” is a slice of litigious life culled from his own real-life experiences.

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