when jay texted me that Black Mountain was playing in Kelowna, a couple mountain passes away from where we live, i’d booked the ticket and our hotel within seconds. consistently in my top favourite bands, i had yet to see them. but i friggin’ love them. and i friggin’ love penny jo buckner who, unbeknownst to me, was opening for them with her band, Slow Learners. to say the least, it was worth the trip.