Tales From a Misspent Adulthood

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041909 Budweiser Brewery Experience, Merrimack, NH

On April 19th, 2009 I was on my way back from a little concert run south of the border and looking for something along the way to fill the afternoon. I’m a big fan of pulling off the highway at the slightest provocation and I’ve been known to happily drive miles out of my way in search of the flimsiest of attractions…

041809 The Dead, Worcester, MA

April 18th, 2009 was the second show in a two night engagement between me and The Dead, the latest name (at the time) for the remains of post-Jerry Garcia Grateful Dead. Just like the previous night in Albany, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart were joined by Jeff Chimenti and Warren Haynes but unlike the last show (which was really slow and drawn out to the point of boredom) this one was peppy and upbeat, if not utterly groovy…

041790 George Thorogood, Ottawa, ON

Thorogood raged his hits (which are mostly the hits of others), all in open G and all punctuated by gritty slide guitar and squawky barroom saxophone and I kept my arms raised in delight throughout…