Saturday, December 15, 2007
Delfos Rhythm Haw Haw Haw
The Delfos art gallery stroke bar on the Turre/Mojácar road is a superb place to go for a drink - except that there is rarely anybody there. It seems a pity as the place is large and the walls are groaning with great paintings and knick knacks. Occasionally the joint wakes up when there's a reason - an exhibition or a concert. Last night, between all the electricity cuts which have bedeviled the area since the Christmas lights went up, we were entertained by some fine musicians.
From left to right - and please forgive the crappy photograph - the Very Reverend Richard John One Man Blues band, Derek Turner, Robin Wright and the Highland Boogie-Man Jim Mackie, keyboards. I was particularly struck by Richard John who sings like Captain Beefheart and plays great swamp slide-guitar. Jim backing him sounding like Dr John.
Only... the power kept blowing out. After about twenty cuts - lasting from a minute to about quarter of an hour - everyone mooched off home. The concert was great, but could have been so much greater!