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Chris Caffery @ Queens Library at Flushing (9/19/2009)

Chris Caffery (Trans-Siberian Orchestra & Savatage fame) would deliver an “Almost Acoustic” early evening set of music with some friends of his at the Flushing Queens Library Theatre, in Flushing Queens. The show was a mix of the guitarist’s originals, Savatage classics and a couple of interesting covers. This was the second show in a twenty four hour time frame for me which began with Stryper the evening before. My goal was to accomplish three interesting events and should you want to learn about this one just scroll on down.

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Artist: Chris Caffery
Venue: Flushing Library (Flushing, NY)
Opener: n/a
Date: 9/19/2009
Label: Independant Artist

The week was most certainly an interesting one and what began with a rousing Power Metal affair held by Stratovarius and Pagan’s mind just this past Wednesday continued into the Friday appearance of Christian Metal experts Stryper. This was truly a great way to hit the musical weekend and when I learned that an early Saturday gig would be happening from Trans-Siberian Orchestra & Savatage’s own Chris Caffery, I knew I had to see what was going on. The interesting thing was that this show would take place all the way out in Flushing, Queens and not be in a club at all, but instead in the theatre that is located within the Flushing Queens Library down on Main Street. It’s a very unlikely place for a Rock Show but Chris did play there last year and later in the day I would find out that Spread Eagle’s Ray West had done a set of his material there as well not long after. The show would find Chris with a full band and he would essentially turn it down just a bit and make it an “almost acoustic” event. Here is what transpired as I continued to do my music adventuring and attempt to hit three gigs in a twenty four hour time frame.

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Chris Caffery by Ken Pierce (2009)

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