Monthly Archives: August 2012

Day 19-20: Sioux Falls

The only thing in the 430 km between Minneapolis, Minnesota to Sioux Falls, South Dakota is a few small towns and 400 billion ears of corn. Though gorgeous and quaint, I could imagine growing up in flat, farm country would make you want to explore the mountains, oceans and cities of the world. Makes sense […]

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Day 18: Minneapolis

Every tour must have a “worst show.” For us, that show was probably the Minneapolis gig. Sound quality at this venue was not very good. We got tons of feedback from the guitar amp microphone (never once happened before on the tour) and the sound guy never seemed to get it figured out or even […]

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Day 17: Madison

Madison was a breath of fresh air. Direct from Chicago, we met with our hosts Marv and Vicky at their rural home about 30 minutes outside of the city. Marv and Vicky are parents of our friend Kari who used to live in Shanghai and both used to work in Wisconsin Public Radio. Marv is […]

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Days 15-16: Chicago

After a long road trip through the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky and the plains of Indiana, we made it to Chicago a few days before our show. Our host Jenn met us at a bar and swept us away to a yummy Korean-Mexican Restaurant called Taco Chino’s where we snacked on […]

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