Google Video is awesome because folks upload entire concert sets. Here you have 48 minutes of Les Claypool and his Fancy Band’s set at last year’s Bonnaroo (Bonnaroo.com) festival. I’ve always wanted to go to the annual festival, but the thought of no showers and the constant odor of sweat and patchouli has made me hesitate.
The reason I post a Les Claypool video tonight is that, not only is he about the awesomest thing since awesome was invented, but he’s just announced a new tour with his Fancy Band spanning from late May on into June in order to promote his new DVD, Fancy. He’s playing Atlanta, at the same venue I saw him at last year, but I don’t know that I’ll be able to make it this tour unfortunately. It’s an amazing show though, as you can see below, so I would highly recommend checking it out if he’s coming near you. The man’s a legend on bass.