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=== Notes ===
=== Notes ===
Revision as of 23:03, 14 July 2008
- City: Pontiac, MI
- Venue: The Crofoot
- Supporting act: Paul and Storm
Paul and Storm's Set:
- Dancing and lip-synching to "Hat with Feet" and "ABC," and then playing part of "Hat with Feet"
- We Are the Opening Band
- Count to Ten
- Nugget Man (featuring J.C. on backing vocals)
- Mother's Day Song
- Rejected Commercials (Fresh Step Kitty Litter, etc.)
- Nun Fight
- Live (Song-Fu entry in the style of J.C.)
- A Better Version of You
- Musical Suppositions (James Taylor on Fire, Bob Dylan in the Bottom of a Well, etc.)
- The Captain's Wife's Lament
Jonathan Coulton's Set:
- The Future Soon
- Shop Vac
- Still Alive (the Portal Song)
- Baby's Got Back (with Paul and Storm)
- Code Monkey (with Paul and Storm)
- My Monkey (with Paul and Storm, music on Tenori-on)
- Birdhouse in Your Soul (with Paul and Storm)
- Creepy Doll (with Paul and Storm)
- I Feel Fantastic (with Paul and Storm)
- Mister Fancypants (music on Zendrum)
- I Crush Everything
- Skullcrusher Mountain
- Mandelbrot Set
- Re: Your Brains
- First of May (with Paul and Storm)
- Sweet Caroline (with Paul and Storm)
Doors opened at 8, but Paul and Storm didn't start until just past 9 p.m. The venue (the Crofoot Ballroom) was quite full, there were not enough chairs for everyone, and it was a hot night. Since most of those attending lived in neighboring cities such as Royal Oak or Ann Arbor, just about everyone had a long drive to get there, and the show did not end until midnight. But the consensus on the forums seems to be that the performance was tremendous.
A panty and a sock monkey were thrown on stage. A running gag started during Paul and Storm's set when Jonathan hung his beer in the panty, hanging from his microphone, and called it a "beer thong." This gag was milked for all it was worth during several different bits of banter. Expect to see a heavy-metal band called "BeerThong" (with some extraneous umlauts) sometime soon.
Jonathan started a programmed sequence on Tenori-on for "My Monkey" and played samples on Zendrum for "Mister Fancypants." He joked that a Zendrum costs fifty dollars (they actually go for over $1,000 depending on the features).