Prepping for The Day of the Dead – at first glance like Halloween, but way more focused and rooted in reality; skulls and bones everywhere, celebrating a compulsory postmortem society that’s hardly a secret.
Small clubs are not just smaller than large music venues, they’re more intimate; the small club vibe drives a different experience for everyone – fans, bands, staff, photographers….
Recently I went to Jammin Java in Fairfax, VA, for my first time. It’s located in a shopping mall, but the interior is elsewhere; a cool surprise. Three local bands that I like were all playing (something else I like about small clubs!):