Standing in line, waiting in the crowd, generally hearing talk amongst the night's patrons - everyone seems to have an opinion of Max Bemis. In hindsight, it sounds like Bemis has made quite a name for himself both on and off record, but more importantly, made a name for the music both he and his band create that ends up connecting with thousands upon thousands of fans.
A few years back, Bemis decided to do a small solo show in his now hometown of Tyler, Texas. I hear it was quite an intimate experience for those who went. Seeing one of your favorite artists stripped down is quite an experience. What really makes a show like this an experience is the audience participation though.
With the crowd singing back-up during "Ahhhh...Men" and "Alive With...[read more]