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Mac The Lad at Wilberts!

by Carl

Ian"Mac"Mclagan put on a fine display of The Real Deal Sun. 14 Nov at Wilberts with his group "The Bump Band" feat.Mark Andes(of Spirit),that was a living blueprint of Anglo-Americana capital"R" Rock music, spanning his,AND Mick and Keith's,and Howlin'Wolf's and Chuck Berry's creation of the good time called rock and roll.Talkative,gracious,singing "Happy Birthday" to one of the patrons that evening,making himself a cup of hot tea on stage,bantering with his bandmates,his obvious enjoyment of his music,all music, infectious and uplifting,the band played to,and more impotantly,with,and most importantly,FOR each other and the Audience,with a frequent intro"and this is a true story!"to songs from the past and present including"She Aint My Girl""Date With An Angel"+ Ronnie Wood's "Mystifies Me",Steve Marriot's "Watcha Gonna Do About It",and a host of others from his new CD"Rise And Shine"The crowd was rockin' Heather the barmaid was moving her little hands like De La Hoya,serving up the delectable libations,Mike Miller was running things smooth,Mark Andes was showing how to put 45*years of experience into 8 bars and 3 chords.it was a night for rockers(and Mods)to cherish...


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