This week on SlapperCast: Eleven years ago, Blaggards embarked on a nine-date tour through the Midwest with no drummer… and yet somehow wound up with three drummers.
This ultimately leads to a discussion of how this band, like every other band that ever existed, has always been a delicate balance of personalities, talents, and temperaments.
The windy remnants of Hurricane Ike arrive in Evansville, IN (September 2008)
An stop sign displaced by the windy remnants of Hurricane Ike in Evansville, IN (September 2008)
Blaggards with Ben Hales on drums in Middleton, WI
Blaggards with Ben Hales and Laurene Logsdon in Middleton, WI
Blaggards with the Fisticuffs in Evansville, IN (September 2008)
Paddy and a sea of Indiana soy (September 2008)
Chris Buckley and Patrick at Mississinewa Lake Park, Indiana (September 2008)
Blaggards with Gary and Julie Hoiseth (the parents of our original fiddler, Turi) in Wayzata, MN