Did I dream it? Did it really happen? Already? Yes, The Hoover Hootenanny 5 – The Last Hoot has come & gone! Sadly, all good things DO come to an end. Harumph! Though it has come and gone, it certainly was one to remember!
I’ve been in attendance for all five of the Hoover Hootenannies and this was certainly the earliest. June 21st was a brilliantly sunny and not too warm Saturday. By the 5:00 PM start time, the temp cooled down even more, to the point I went home (after I played) and changed into jeans and a hoodie.
There were many more performers this year than ever. Of course Geoff Hoover And The Vinyl Junkies “Guitar Army” took the stage first. I decided to play second and get it over with. With my health these days, it was a wise choice. Didn’t know if energy would wane if I waited to later in the evening. So I got up and did a three song solo set. My good friend and drummer Fred Bennett was not in attendance this year. I went out the way I came into Hoot — acoustic and solo! Continue Reading > > >