Duke has been a John Mayall fan since about 1970. He was playing at Yoshi’s in Oakland in November but we had other plans so couldn’t attend. Duke checked Mayall’s tour schedule and realized that he would be touring in Spain while we are here. So he arranged our itinerary so we could go to the John Mayall Concert in Vigo tonight.
Today was a gorgeous day. Lots of sun and temperatures in the 60s. We explored the coast some before heading to Vigo. We watched some paddlers training and walked along the beach.
We are not staying at a Parador here in Vigo. We are on the seventh floor of a high rise overlooking the harbor.
For dinner we had two small beers, bread and cheese, and fish brochettes at a tapas bar near the hotel. It all cost three Euros.
The concert was great and a lot of fun. It seemed kind of surreal to listening to a British Blues Singer in Spain. The crowd was big and enthusiastic. The venue was comfortable and beautiful and new. And the music was full of energy and some exceptional playing. John Mayall is 83 but you sure wouldn’t know it. He and his band played for two hours without a break.