Steuben County Fair - Bath, NY on August 22, 1998
Although this is a couple weeks overdue, I thought I'd submit my review of Marty in Bath, NY 8/22/98 if only to answer the age old question - - Should I go to both shows?
The Steuben Co. Fair venue was disappointing as the stage was located on
The early show was opened with "Hey Baby" and "Cry, Cry, Cry." "The Whiskey Ain't Workin'" was followed by some drinkin songs like "Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down" and "You Don't Have to Call Me Darlin" for the fairgoers. The band member introductions and spotlight solos were followed by "Burn Me Down," and several songs featuring Marty on the mandolin. They then performed "Tempted" and a couple songs that Marty said would be on the new album including "Hobo's Prayer." The 1 hr. concert concluded with "Hillbilly Rock" and a short encore.
The second show opened with "Anything You Ask" and "The Whiskey Ain't
At one point, a woman screamed out to Marty, "Take your shirt off!" to which
Besides for the obvious answer of seeing Marty whenever possible, only four songs were repeated at both shows and although we'd listen to the same songs over and over, Marty has enough material to make each show special and unique!!!!Review by Lois Davis
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