I can’t believe they came to Albuquerque!” exclaimed the young girl in the printed sundress. But I don’t think she was referencing President Obama and his entourage’s visit to the Duke City earlier that day. Rather, as we were standing in the upstairs bathroom of The Historic El Rey Theatre in downtown Albuquerque, she must have been talking about the true reason New Mexicans from all walks of life came together this night: Umphrey’s McGee was in town!
“I’m here for the [Squash] Blossom Boys,” said the young attractive gal next to us. And from somewhere behind, we overheard patrons chatting up the talented and “knock-your-socks off” headliner, on the last leg of their winter tour, The Infamous Stringdusters.