The Standard Hollywood "Bed-In"

Jun 06 2011

Remember when John and Yoko did that bed-in protesting the Vietnam War?  Well, last Friday we had our own little bed-in only ours was a lot less serious.  

(Holcombe Waller takes their turn on the bed)

It started out as a fun experiment during SXSW, a few acoustic bands escaped the hustle and bustle of the crazy festival by hosting a small performance in an Austin hotel room. Acoustic music and a hotel room might make for strange bedfellows (excuse the pun) but the marriage worked perfectly and the people involved just knew that they had to take the show on the road.   So begat The Making Friends Tour 2011: West Coast Bed-In Sessions. Starting in Seattle, the bands Barcelona, Holcombe Waller, and Jenny O made their way down the best coast finishing Friday afternoon with a gig at The Standard, Hollywood.   

(The incomparable Jenny O, perched on a Standard collaboration blanket by the beloved artist Geoff McFetridge)