Man handing out his CD: Scuze me, you like authentic Latino music? (woman flinches)
I ain’t gonna bite you. Neither is the CD. Unless you’re bitten with the sweet beat of salsa.
Older guy to younger date: So last night, right, I was a little drunker than I wanted to be and I was listening to those Beethoven and Mozart symphonies to, you know, really try to hear the difference between them…
–Uptown A Train
Woman walking out of a Chekhov play: Ugh! That was like taking a Tchaikovsky and playing it as if it were a Beeeeeethoven.
Overheard by: Greer Feick
Happy older musician: I’m playing at the memorial concert for Ricky B*. Johnny T* was going to do it, but he died. I’m the go-to replacement when someone scheduled to play at a tribute concert dies.
–19th & 7th
Overheard by: tycho anomaly
Man on cell: Did you get the tickets? (pause) Eighty dollars to see a green bitch sing!?
–Chineese Restaurant, Columbus Ave