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Birds of Avalon / Mac McCaughan at Motorco - 12/4/2015

Birds of Avalon with Mac McCaughan Motorco
Thanks to ReverbNation throwing their holiday party at Motorco and making it open to the public, I got to see a show for free that I would have gladly paid real American dollars to witness.  Add to that stuffing my face with Pie Pushers before the show, and it was a good night.  As a side note, there was a BBQ food truck set up in front of the Pit, a BBQ restaurant that is right across the street from Motorco.  This both confused and delighted me. 

I've seen Mac McCaughan play four or five times this year, and none of those times was with his main band Superchunk.  A few of the occasions were with local punks Flesh Wounds acting as his backing band, but this performance was just Mac solo, with only his electric guitar to help him out.  The set had selections from every facet of his career - solo songs, Portastatic songs, and of course Superchunk songs.  He played a number of my favorites including "Detroit H…