Abe Vigoda: Interview

The crowd outside Atlanta’s Tabernacle is young enough to need chaperones. Lots of kids in skinny jeans queue up around the block alongside their cool dads and moms. One of the youngsters is talking to a homeless man with dreads.

He doesn’t realize he’s made a friend for life, or at least until the venue opens its doors in an hour. The hardest thing is not to shake my head, to let the kid have his moment. This could very well be his first concert.

The thought reoccurs when Juan Velazquez of Abe Vigoda pops his head out of the door, sneaks a look at the crowd, and beckons me to follow him. I’ve been a little pissed up to ....
8:07 p.m. Tuesday 27th April 2010 EST
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