Approximately sixty brave blues fans braved the sleet and snow to pack into a Jogues hall classroom Monday night. Their reward was an hour set of blues music. Mark Naftalin, an original member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, played the piano and Jaimoe, a member of the Allman Brothers Band, played drums at the event sponsored by the Jamie A. Hulley Arts Foundation.
The point is, it's not exactly easy to get yourself out there as a band at Fairfield. Unless, of course, you're Alex Claydon's band.
Two years ago the Fairfield women's lacrosse team was on the sideline watching four other MAAC teams compete for the championship. But with 22 returning players and a plethora of freshmen, the Stags are looking to battle back to the top.
In the midst of dreds, Patchouli oil, other herbal substances and people who wiggled rather than danced, the one-man jam band, Keller Williams, entertained throngs of excited fans on Saturday night in Hartford, Conn. The intimate setting of Webster Theater combined with leagues of devoted fans set the tone for the evening as Williams, barefoot, kicked off the evening, with a cover of Nirvana's "Lithium.
"That seems like a bit much to me." ~ Kevin Donohue '07 "I don't think we need a stag or a statue. I think we should use our budget for something worthwhile." ~ Duncan Gerrity '08 "We don't even have a mascot...