Saturday’s Coattails release party was loud as hell, and as fun as it was loud. My photographer for that event, coworker Cody Mason, was also my ride there. Cody picked me up, NPR blaring, and we whipped down to the Mohawk for the night’s show. I shoved my earplugs in, shouted at the doorman for a while before either of us could understand the other, and finally we were let inside.
The Mohawk indoor venue is probably the smallest I’ve been in. The entrance on the indoor side, as opposed to the large open walkway that sits between the indoor and the outdoor stages, is a small doorway. Once you get through there, then you have to squeeze your way through the throng, so you better make sure to keep your spot. Of course, the size of the indoor stage is not a bad thing; rather, it lends to the intimacy of the experience. I felt very close to everyone who performed.Continue reading COATTAILS RELEASE PARTY ROCKS THE MOHAWK