Gen 30 2007, 20:48
This past Friday I attended my first show of 2007. Well, more accurately, I snuck into my first show of 2007. The Alternate Routes
were scheduled to open for Matt Wertz
at Boston University, however the show was technically only open to BU students. Luckily my roommate is a law student there and managed to find me and another friend some BU IDs and we were off to the races. I thought that since I am now well into my twenties my days of fake ids were over. All I can say is nothing can keep me from a good show!
The night opened with Jon McLaughlin
, a very adorable looking, piano playing, heartfelt singer-songwriter from Indiana. He played solo on a Yamaha keyboard but still managed to pound out some very moving and powerful melodies. I liked his raspy voice. I will certainly be purchasing his album when it comes out this spring.
Next were the Alternate Routes. A pretty standard set from them (and by standard I mean awesome). …