The Coach House
(San Juan Capistrano, California)

29 August 1999

Billy Bragg & the Blokes




A ticket to the show (dining party A2)...




Billy Bragg welcomes the crowd to the first gig of the tour.



Lu Edmonds
on the saz, with and without a pick.




Ben Mandelson
slides on the bügeleiser (his bouzouk in the background).




Simon Edwards (bass) and Lu Edmonds (cümbüs) underneath the California Stars.




The legendary Ian McLagan (behind Lu's Gretsch).




Bill (vocals) and Martyn Barker (drums) -- both proud fathers of sons named Jack (Martyn's born September 3, 1998[?]).



Simon Edwards (percussion) and Lu Edmonds (cümbüs), still under the California Stars (this time in Spanish).




After the show, Lu Edmonds puts down his Beck's and puts away his Gretsch.



Freedy Johnston and Cameron


(Blokes) Accident Waiting to Happen • The Milkman of Human Kindness • Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key • She Came Along to Me • The Warmest Room • Glad and Sorry • Eisler on the Go • All You Fascists Bound to Lose • Sulk • Shirley [aka Greetings to the New Brunette] • A New England

(encore, solo) Upfield • Jeane

(encore, with Mac) Debris

(encore, Blokes) Rule Nor Reason • California Stars


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