Eric's Show Journal - posted on July 1, 1997 by

Show Journal 1997-07-01

Man I thought this show was gonna suck. There was hardly anyone there, it was a tuesday night, and the headlining band bumped us to play last just so they could get back home early. This was all after we agreed to give them all of the door money. Thankfully, people stuck around through their whole set, so by the time we started there were between 30-40 really bored looking people. But once we started everyone seemed to wake back up. After a few songs and a bunch of Macho Man jokes things started to rock. It got pretty wacky, people throwing chairs, dancing on other people’s backs, pile-on’s and the occasional “clear out a circle and lets breakdance” session. It was the most fun I’ve had playing in a long time. A couple of people thanked us after the show, saying how glad they were that someone from Portland was finally into playing all ages shows. Oh by the way, Phill Wanted still rocks.