Posts Tagged ‘Gordon Stone’

Five Firsts: Gordon Stone of the Gordon Stone Band

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

NAME: Gordon Stone
BAND AFFILIATION: Gordon Stone Band
INSTRUMENT: Banjo, Pedal Steel Guitar

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “12 X 5” – the Rolling Stones

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … The Blues Project with B.B. King and Paul Butterfield

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Banjo

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Foggy Mountain Breakdown”

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Brass Tacks

Gordon Stone leads the Gordon Stone Band into Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs at 8pm Friday.

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Phishin’ for fans?

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Of course, any self-respecting Phish fan (is that an oxymoron?) would suspect that the Parting Glass would be the post-concert destination of choice given that the Gordon Stone Band is slated to play there at 11pm following Phish’s reunion tour-ending show at SPAC on Sunday, August 16.

But now several area mainstream newspapers have announced that members of Phish are planning to join in the post-concert musical festivities at the Glass. Like the Glens Falls Post Star. And the Daily Gazette. And…

Which means total mayhem at the Lake Ave. pub. And let’s not forget that track season will be in full bloom, too. So will the Phish boys actually be foolhardy enough to make an appearance at the Glass?

I think not.

Personally, I think the press coverage is just a diversionary tactic from the Phish camp. I’ll bet that Trey and company will actually stop by Caffe Lena for an after-hours jam with acoustic bluesman Chris Smither.

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