Cole Park played at the Cat's Cradle tonight and can I just say that it was very much a proud mom moment. My 17 year old daughter sang a song she wrote on stage with her best friends at a club where Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Bend Folds, R.E.M., John Mayer, Oasis and many many more great Indie bands have played! Unreal. The Cradle is legendary. I don't know any other 17 year old girls around here that are doing that and I am so in awe of this child. I wish I had video, but I stopped doing that, I found I missed too much while trying to deal with the camera, so Gerry shot some pictures and we enjoyed the show. These kids have worked so hard to get to the Cradle, sort of the Holy Grail for a Chapel Hill Indie band. And they finally made it!
These kids are some of the smartest, most talented kids I know. All good students, all good people, and so much fun to be around. How did I get so lucky! Here is Wes singing one of her songs with Joe on keys, Daniel on guitar, and Matt on harmonica and vocals, backing her up beautifully. Wes and Matt have been playing together since 8th or 9th grade, boy have they come a long way in a very short time!
Her friend Mie sat in on a couple of songs playing Sax. They will both be at the School of the Arts next year, maybe room mates, which would be great.
I needed a fun night out, nothing has happened on my studio, carpenter is sick, I'm a bit pissed, and really tired of this project. Ready for it to end. So thanks to my beautiful daughter for taking my mind off of things for awhile and giving me a great night out!