Spinning Platters: Planet Booty at the Blue Macaw 11/4/09


I love San Francisco.  I love the weather, I love the variety and I love that sometimes you can just go hang out with friends at a bar and see a really good show.  Not that I stumbled upon this show, I planned on going to see a friend perform, but I was very surprised with the overall quality of the performance.  And I love the idea that I could have just happened to walk into this bar and ended up sweating the night away watching the amazing dance party that is the band Planet Booty.

After the first song it is apparent that they have the musical chops to back up the silliness.  They are dressed all in white and the theatrics start right away, with keyboardist Nathan Germick eating a bowl of “Magic Booty Snacks” while frontman Dylan Germick struts in.  Soon after the dance party begins.  The driving bass line, booty heavy lyrics and catchy melodies  just beg you to dance, and dance and dance.  The audience obliged and by the end of the show both band and audience were dripping in sweat.
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