Sunday, August 7, 2011
The Henry Clay People 7/28/11 - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
(Photo: The Henry Clay People Facebook page)
Last month, The Henry Clay People (no affiliation with the 19th century politician who was a member of the Whig party) helped close out this year's "Also I Like To Rock" summer series at the Hammer Museum in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles (doors down from the famed UCLA campus) What may come as a surprise to many denizens of the Los Angeles music scene, is that the author of this post has never seen The Henry Clay People in person. Sure, I had heard and read about them, heard their recorded material, heard it covered by other bands - but never quite had an opportunity to catch a show of theirs until recently. The Henry Clay People have been a staple on the local scene for quite some time, earning many accolades and followers.
This evening's show was a spirited gathering, with a set comprised of some old favorites and the preview of some new material. A clever tease of "Freebird" was performed by their keyboardist Jordan. Fun show and a good introduction to those unfamiliar with the band.
Note: Several new songs were played at this show, but as the writing of this post, I have not received any titles to identify them.
Gallery of photos from the show can be found here.
Recorded by Mark P.
Download the whole show (MP3) here.
Working Part Time MP3
Switch Kids MP3
FLAC (lossless) files available by request.