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Mission Creek: Osees Live at The Englert

It was chilly outside on the evening of Day 3 of the Mission Creek Festival, so I was wearing my coat. I walked into the front doors of The Englert and immediately set it down at the door. I had a feeling I would not be needing it. I’m very glad I made this decision. The first thing that hit me was the stench. Weed, sweat, and this indescribable funk, wounded its way into every crevice. It was wicked. I made my way to the front, with the crowd behind me growing exponentially. Just a few minutes later, I turned … Continued

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