I almost forgot

We went to our favorite concert venue, Wildwood Springs Lodge, on the 10th for an evening with Michael Martin Murphy. I’ve posted before about shows at Wildwood. If you’re ever in this neck of the woods during their concert season I would strongly recommend seeing a show there.

The lodge was built in the 20’s and retains most of its original charms. The shows are awesome. The performances are done in the lobby with a small audience of under 200. It is very much like having a concert in a living room. Not to be left out of this equation is the meal that they serve up in the dining room. It is a hard to beat evening.

We have seen a number of great shows at the lodge over the last few years. The Dirt Band, Leo Kottke, Ozark Mountain Daredevils, The Grascals, Karla Bonoff, John Hammond, Tony Rice with Peter Rowan and Taj Mahal.

Tonights offering is Leon Russell…



  1. cedrorum said,

    October 25, 2008 at 7:51 AM

    Sounds nice. I’ve always liked seeing musicians in small venues. There is something so much more personal about them than a huge hall.

  2. Don said,

    October 25, 2008 at 9:57 AM

    Missouri has really become a music hub. THat venue sounds like a great place to hang out and listen to the echoes.

  3. DivaJood said,

    October 25, 2008 at 11:05 AM

    Sounds like a great venue – Leon Russell, should be a great gig!

  4. October 26, 2008 at 2:35 PM

    I thought maybe that was you there for a minute Woody. lol Sounds like a good time.Chris

  5. Woody said,

    October 29, 2008 at 10:58 PM

    Cedrorum…I truly love this place for shows.Don..Although we are only a couple of miles up the road we have stayed several nights at the lodge. There are many echoes that roll through this place and they all feel good.Divajood..yup and yupChris…lol

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