Pink Talking Fish (with The Heavy Pets) @ The Plaza Live 12/17/15

A late December, cool, breezy Thursday night in Central Florida.  A perfect setting for a free show, right?

Ok, so technically, this wasn’t a free show, but I know our entire crew (which is somewhere in the 20 range) were offered free tickets via The Plaza Live in the week leading up to it.  I mean…we’re pretty awesome, but by all accounts, we weren’t the only ones to score legit freebies.  Therein lies what makes being a jam music fan in Orlando so great…yet so difficult.  The fan base just doesn’t have the concentration of most major cities of similar size, so we get skipped.  A lot.  But when we do get a show, we get it in a smaller venue than most others and you’re usually not fighting for dance space.  We also have a really great underground jam scene rooted heavily in rock, funk, jazz and improv (just to name a few: Shak Nasti, Thomas Wynn & The Believers, The Groove Orient, Leisure Chief) so even though our numbers are small, I feel like our scene is very appreciative and knowledgable.  Ok.  Stepping off the soapbox.  Let’s get to the show! Continue reading