Eric Bibb at the Queen’s Hall

June 15, 2008

Went to see Eric Bibb at the Queen’s Hall last night. Great gig. 🙂 He seemed to be enjoying himself a lot too, which created a great atmosphere. Amusingly, he did as a lot of things that Ali does at gig: spend a while tuning guitar before each song; start a song with the capo on the wrong fret; play a whole song in the wrong tuning; tell the audience that he’s starting to sweat…. I guess the trick to getting away with all these things it to act like you feel really privileged to be playing. Although this is maybe easier done when you’re playing to a capacity crowd in a nice venue with good acoustics, as opposed to playing to your friends again at Henry’s.

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