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- Posted on Jul 7th 2009 3:00PM by Mike Ayers
The stage setup is right past the security gates and isn't very big, forcing Atkins to pare down her band to just her and her drummer before they treated passengers to two 30-minute sets of both old and new material. "It's very futuristic," she says of the space. "The reverb was amazing."
At this point, Atkins is used to playing for people who actually know who she is -- thus the airport gig was a mild nod to her days where she logged numerous hours at open mics. But it's not like everyone who caught her sets was oblivious to who she was. "I guess it was a good way for people to kill time," she says. " A couple people came up and were like 'I was just listening to you on my iPod, this is really weird.'"
Jet Blue's Live at Terminal 5 series will continue throughout the rest of the year, with Justin Townes Earle, Alberta Cross and American Princes scheduled so far.