Patty Griffin – Durango and Aspen, CO

Parts One and Two of the Epic Patty Adventure. Being that I lost my notebook in Durango and I elected not to take notes or photos at the Aspen show (being like six inches from Patty, I thought it might be a *little* weird) this is the first review I’ll only hit the highlights in.

Durango: As the pictures show, Patty wore a beautiful grey skirt and black tank top shirt. She joked a lot, seemed to have a great time.

She said that they were really high up and that in the shows in North California, the audiences were already high, but a different kind of high and that “having to suck for air isn’t too bad, you guys are worth it.”

She also took great joy in saying Durango with an accent on the “a” making it long. This pronunciation called forth a great discussion on how the people of Texas talk and how after ten years she STILL can’t understand it sometimes. She also had a heck of a time remembering Backwater Blues, so she did You Never Get What You Want instead.
More Durango Pictures

Aspen: The super tiny venue made this the best show of the four

in terms of audience participation and joy. Plus, being practically on stage didn’t hurt either. Highlights from the show included Patty talking about the ride from Durango and the hair pin turns and how it was scary because she’s a sea-level kind of girl and that she was going to play an older one, moved the capo from 2 to 1 saying she’d sing it in a comfortable key (Poor Man’s House) and coming out and saying that her band wouldn’t let her do Areosmith covers and that she had never been to Aspen. She said that she was a little afraid to do Truth #2 because her friends had done it first and they had done such a good job. She also sang “all the girls in the Aspen night” during Be Careful as she did in Durango as well.
Also, after Backwater Blues and Poor Man’s House

Left to Right: Scott Miller, Doug Lancio, Michael Longoria, Patty, Bryn Davies and Frank

she said “sung about a flood, being poor and shitty and now a song about a funeral” and how it “had a good beat”. Before Getting Ready she told us she wanted to see us all dancing and singing and it would make her happy. Love Throw had a lot of fantastic ad libs and overall it looked like she was having a really good time. She had on the white tank top under looking cream top with little eyelet catches up one side and no sleeves. black skirt (the super tight one that nobody but Patty would look so amazing in), the black peep-toe shoes with the brown stacked heel and red toenails.

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