For Years My Brother Steve Played In A Bangor Band Weekends..A Second Job.
By Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
His best band we followed over the years was "Bootleg" in Bangor Maine. When you make music for a living, or to subsidize your living, you see quite a cross section of life from a stage. As you set up for a gig in a bottle club, or wedding or for a charity dance, my brother Steve said it let you see all ages showing up to move and groove, shimmy and shake. Friends meeting for a drink, to joke. Cougars trying to capture some youth. Three piece suits, blue jeans. Long hair, short hair, no hair. They come to laugh, to let go for a few hours, to forget, to socialize, to let their hair down. To get higher, to go lower. Getting along like the animals to the right. It's a party and new friends, old friends, ones you have not made yet. All in the same room, same event, same venue for a f...