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Panida, Sandpoint, ID - 5/2/10

Sandpoint, United States

So, this was the first show We As Human has played in quite a few months. Our trip starts in Sandpoint, Idaho. Hometown to Justin Cordle (Vocals) and Adam Osbourne (Drums). The Panida (rhymes with "Canada") Theater is an old theater downtown. The show was opened up by a group from Oregon called Crown Point, then followed by 18 Shades (formerly Illusion 33) and then closed by We As Human. Truly an AWESOME experience as a first show for myself and the other new guitarist (and true shred master!) Justin Forshaw. We had a BLAST and totally brought justification to the tremendous amount of practice and work we had put in the week before!

It is the start of something new and good for everyone in the band, and the band as an entity. I truly hope the fans enjoy this lineup as much as I do and the rest of the guys.

Next stop, Port Angeles, WA!

All photos in this post are courtesy of Tina Marks. Thank you Tina!

permalink written by  Jake Jones on May 2, 2010 from Sandpoint, United States
from the travel blog: We As Human Tour/Show Blog, Spring 2010
tagged Tour, Concert, Sandpoint, Band, Panida, Idaho, WeAsHuman and Jake

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Relaxing in Sandpoint, ID - 5/6/10

Sandpoint, United States

So, after a semi-long drive and the show in Spokane, it was nice to just take a day to hang out! Of course we took the time to sleep in, but after getting around we enjoyed a nice lunch at Joel's (AWESOME MEXICAN FOOD!!!) followed by a bike ride through the park and downtown Sandpoint!

Kelly was nice enough to let us use her families vintage bike collection!

Kelly, Dave, Justin F., Josie, and myself quickly hit the beach and discovered some great photo-ops!

The scenery was beautiful, and it was all the better to share with the ones you love!

We hopped back on our bikes and soon found something that was a shock to me! All this time I thought the statue of Liberty was in New York, but BOY was I WRONG! There it was! Right off the beach in Sandpoint Idaho! For some reason, I always thought it was so much bigger!

Our ride took us to a nearby Starbucks (had to re-fule!) and a drive through convenience store. Has ANYONE ever heard of a drive through convenience store?!?! It was a nice relaxing day topped off by my wife's (Josie) wonderful green chili enchiladas and S'mores by the fire! Yes, it was S'morefest 2010, and I was there to enjoy it!

Everyone was nudging closer to the fire as it got later and colder.

Couldn't have asked for a better day off!

permalink written by  Jake Jones on May 6, 2010 from Sandpoint, United States
from the travel blog: We As Human Tour/Show Blog, Spring 2010
tagged We, Sandpoint, Idaho, As, Human and SMores

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The Rock, Bonners Ferry, ID - 5/7/10

Bonners Ferry, United States

After a nice relaxing day, it was back on the road for We As Human! We didn't have to travel too far though. Bonners Ferry is only about 30 minutes from Sandpoint. Upon our arrival, we were surprised to find that our original venue (The Rock) was going to be too small, so we were going to have to play in a big grain storage facility!

At first thought, we were a little bummed. We thought, "who's going to come out to a grain silo in Bonners Ferry to watch a rock concert???" While the fork lifts proceeded to clear out a place for us to set up, we decided we would head out to grab a bite to eat!

Lo and behold, we found the Badger's Den. Complete with wifi, and a TANNING SALON!!! The food was actually pretty good, and we were blessed to enjoy complements of the bands good friend and former bassist, Joey!

After a quick bite, we headed back to the rock where we hung out with the local youth group!

Once the "venue" was cleared of all the grain, we started setting up. Once we started to work, I began to recognize some familiar faces from the show at the Panida in Sandpoint. One of which was Adam. This dude was such a blessing to have help. He even still bore some battle scars from the Panida show. I won't give out many details, but if you pick a fight with a lighting rack, you had better be ready to defend yourself!

It wasn't long before things were ready to go, and the kids started coming... and coming.... and coming some more!

Before we could even realize what was happening, the place was packed with kids who were ready to rock and hear the good news!

The intro rolled, we flipped our amps off standby, and proceeded to rock Bonners Ferry. Tina Marks (the "band mom") showed up and took some GREAT shots of the crew. She's such a blessing.

permalink written by  Jake Jones on May 7, 2010 from Bonners Ferry, United States
from the travel blog: We As Human Tour/Show Blog, Spring 2010
tagged Ferry, We, Idaho, As, Human and Bonners

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Nuart, Moscow, ID - 05/08/10

Moscow, United States

So It's been a while, but there were two more shows to conclude the Spring tour of our 2010 Tour blog. I will keep the posts short and let the pictures do the talking. This was at the Nuart Theater in Moscow, ID. It was us and The Nameless. Fun show. We roamed Main Street before the show and found some hilarious suff!!

permalink written by  Jake Jones on May 8, 2010 from Moscow, United States
from the travel blog: We As Human Tour/Show Blog, Spring 2010
tagged We, Moscow, Band, Idaho, WeAsHuman, As and Human

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