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Easy Ed's Broadside

Exploring music without a map.

Since 2009, Ed has shared his thoughts on ND about music that touches him, and rambled hither and yon about what else is on his mind.

Easy Ed's Broadside

Exploring music without a map.

Since 2009, Ed has shared his thoughts on ND about music that touches him, and rambled hither and yon about what else is on his mind.

Trouble in Texas for the Black Lillies

Thanks for the article Ed, and the link to help...tragic that vintage instruments were lost...those are not replaceable...hopefully they will be found intact...

Thanks Ed.  This is my favorite roots band now and I'm seen them many times.  From this and other road musician stories, I'm wondering if there are any touring bands left who have not had their vehicle broken into.  I think the band was about ready to go on the Cayamo Cruise.  How do you get replacement equipment to do the next show on the road under these circumstances?  They are road warriors and have a very loyal following so they will survive.

Thanks for this story.  I got to see the Black Lillies on the Cayamo cruise and meet some of them.  They played on borrowed equipment and were among the cruise favorites.  They were gracious and charming on stage and off.  It may not feel this way to them, but they took their lemons and made lemonade.