Thursday night is as good a night as any to kick off the weekend. Yes it may make for a tough work day on Friday, but good music and cold beer can do a lot to influence ones decision. Do you take the responsible route and get a good night sleep or throw caution to the wind and head out on the town? I vote for a night on the town, especially since Wayne Hancock will be filling the intimate room at Vinyl with country music that harkens back to the days of Hank Williams, Jimmie Rogers and Hank Thompson.
Mr. Hancock is a grizzled veteran of the music world and with each record he continues to keep it new and fresh. His latest masterpiece, Ride, out on Bloodshot Records is loaded with the sweet country twang, smooth western swing and soulful blues fans have come to love. Right now he is out crisscrossing the country playing anywhere and everywhere in support of the new album. Look for a set list full of new tunes, your favorite oldies and a few gems he saves just for live audiences. As the sweet country sounds reverberate throughout the venue, it will be hard to not tap your toes and sing along.
If you plan on venturing out then be sure to get there early because you do not want to miss Patrick Sweany. This dude may be the best musician you have never heard. Driven by his nasty guitar riffs, Sweany offers up music that is down and dirty blues the way they are supposed to be played.
This is an easy choice, spend Thursday night jamming some sweet tunes and don’t worry about your condition on Friday morning. Start the weekend early and treat your ears to some damn fine music, you can thank me later.