A relentless night-and-day-long downpour preceded the second evening of the 2011 Ottawa Jazz Festival starring Elvis Costello & the Imposters (Photo of the wristband passes by VA; the image is from the festival program booklet).
161. The Other Side of Summer: Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Confederation Park, Ottawa Jazz Festival, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Friday June 24, 2011, $40.
When I last checked in with you, dear readers, I was leaving Robert Plant’s opening night show of the 2011 Ottawa Jazz Festival in a downpour — one that railed on during the night, continuing in blistering successions throughout the entirety of Friday. Lightning flashed across coal black skies as sheets of rain accumulated in Arc-appropriate units of relentless precipitation, accessorized by thunder and chaperoned by a wind forceful enough to sweep one right off course.
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