Westsylvania Jazz & Blues Festival

Jazz

Some of my Junk Friends have organized a killer music festival here in Junkland—otherwise known as Indiana, PA, home of Edward ‘Cactus Ed” Abbey and Jimmy

https://www.facebook.com/WestsylvaniaJazzAndBlues/photos_stream

“Zuzu Petals” Stewart.  I don’t know jack shiite about Jazz but it sounds pretty good, and there is going to be a lot of it today–by some pretty heavy talents.  So, if you’re in western PA, northern WVa, or Eastern Ohio, I’ve just got this to say:

ROAD TRIP!

http://www.iup.edu/mapanddirections/

As an added bonus, if you come, and you can figure out who I am, and you approach me and say, “Are you the Junk Man?” I’ll buy you a beer–or a shot of whiskey.

Lots of great restaurants, pretty trees, old buildings, and a historic main street in our friendly little university town (and the kids are on break, so nobody will vomit on your shoes.).

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About JunkChuck

Native, Militant Westsylvanian (the first last best place), laborer, gardener, and literary hobbyist (if by literary you mean "hack"). I've had a bunch of different blogs, probably four, due to a recurring compulsion to start over. This incarnation owes to a desire to dredge up the best entries of the worst little book of hand-scrawled poems I could ever dream of writing, salvageable excerpts from fiction both in progress and long-abandoned. and a smattering of whatever the hell seems to fit at any particular moment. At first blush, I was here just to focus on old, terrible verse, but I reserve the right to include...anything. Maybe everything, certainly my love of pulp novels growing garlic, the Pittsburgh Steelers and howling at the moon--both figuratively and, on rare occasions, literally.
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3 Responses to Westsylvania Jazz & Blues Festival

  1. CC says:

    LMAO! that is almost an offer too good to pass up…but umm WV dropped the “a” a long time ago..just sayin’… 😀

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  2. JunkChuck says:

    Now, did they drop the “A” or did they burn it in the street after a football game? Sorry–low blow, but I’m a PItt fan when it comes to WV (but I cheer Mountaineer otherwise). Also of note, there was actually a jazz keyboardist there called “The Junkman,” so things could have turned real confusing. The fest was awesome, though, and I’m not even a jazz fan.

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    • CC says:

      LMAO!!! well I signed papers at birth that I have to hate PITT forever.. 😉 hahahahaha…I often want to put a WVU flag in my yard but I am scared…ha!! I also knew there was a catch..a dead fish somehow 😀

      ohhh…they burned it in the street… never said I was not proud of that..and I did not get this notification..I came back to tell you I loved your Sarah story..amazing writing..didn’t realize it was satire..the two words/phrases did throw me…but after I saw the tags, different story… but really good…shouldn’t dare people like me…I almost showed up and I would have asked everyone there if they were the Junkman…hahahaha..somehow I think so many would have said yes..fun times! LOL!

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