Royal Bliss May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015
Royal Bliss
Palomino Club ~ Spokane WA

 

Royal Bliss played Palomino Club in Spokane, WA and I was lucky enough to be there. Hell, being able to tag along for three of their shows was a true experience. Not only was I able to take photos and interview the guys in the band for Moments In Sound, I was able to see first hand what the band goes through getting to and setting up at the venue, performing, interacting with fans, tearing down, and getting to the next venue. I definitely had a new found appreciation for their touring life.

This was also the second of three dates I was tagging along with them. While they were doing load in, I stopped to make some notes and I honestly couldn’t remember what day of the week it was.

The show itself was pretty damn awesome. Tons of faves

After soundcheck, Taylor and I found a place upstairs to start the interview but soundcheck by one of the opening bands had us move to the RB van…with the AC running. In case you missed it before, you can check it our here.

 

 

 

5/8/15

Van call 9am

Leave 920

937 leave Starbucks

Pick up Taylor and lv 945am

Almost 6700 feet elevation in Montana

10:55 gas

1:50 gas

Idaho border 245?

Found out 95.1 was going to have Drown With Me as 420 Hit of the Day. I pulled up radio app…hooked up to Bluetooth only to find we got the text late due to no cell service and jumping a timezone. It puffed tho.

Washington border 355 (PST time zone)

Venue 435 immediate load in

Started taking pics

Around this time I literally didn’t know what day if the week it was

Soundcheck 550ish

Interview Taylor (started upstairs and had to move to band van)

Sean not at this show due to previous plans

RSB = Raunchy Slide Blues

After soundcheck/interview, head to hotel to check in. I took quick shower and we went back to venue for dinner.

1018 – 1131 show

1139

Neal mentioned me and asking to go out. Music blog. Best photographer in the Chicago area. Supposed to be on the bus. Ended in the van. I kept talking about mountains clouds and elk.

Went out with Dwayne, Taylor and Neal.

Hotel just after 2am

Bed at almost 3am

 

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