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Akimbo SXSW Tour Blog … Tons of Beer, Hair and Rock

Jon of Akimbo, self-portrait

Tour started in Medford, Oregon at Johnny B’s. The show was set up by our good friends Stacy and Kimbo Schrag and would be the first of many with Green Milk From the Planet Orange from Tokyo. Green Milk is a three piece that plays psychedelic jam rock, seated on stage in metal folding chairs, and is one of those bands that is so proficient they kind of make me feel like our band is a joke that gets by on volume. They have the nicknames “K” (guitar/vocals), “T” (bass) and “Ace” (drums) which they stick to outside of band life and only makes them more intriguing and awesome. Technically it was our second show with them if you count our kick off show in Seattle at the Comet Tavern, but I don’t count Seattle shows as being on tour. Continue reading

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