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Monday, February 5, 2018

Good morning crew,

I did something this weekend that I haven't done in a while; I went to a concert.

Last year the wife bought us some tickets to a "hair" rock show. If you don't know what this is, imagine those glam rock bands from the 80s and 90s, and I guess some of the 70s too, when all of the performers had long, wavy hair and wore spandex and torn t-shirts on stage. It was just like that.

It's not exactly my style of music, but it was a cover band, so they played a lot of hits. The musicianship was pretty good, too. It's hard not to have a good time when you have some actual talented performers leaping around stage like maniacs and performing hit after hit.

And there were other sources of entertainment, for those with a sense of humor. For example; most of these hits were originally performed by scrawny, young artists in their 20s. When you're a 22-year-old rock star you can get away with wearing spandex tights and a tank top on stage. But these performers were all slightly out-of-shape guys in their 40s. To see them stuffed into tight leather pants like they were Bon Jovi was pretty amusing.

But they gave value for money. There were three, maybe four singers. It was hard to keep track because they kept changing costumes and replacing each other on stage. This way we got to see everybody from Twisted Sister to Ozzy Osbourne in full costume. I was actually starting to feel bad for the musicians, because while the singers got to take little breaks, the guitarists and the drummer had to go for over 2 hours straight.

That was definitely the highlight of the weekend. If I can find any pics that are not a copyright infringement, I'll post them on the Clean Laffs Facebook page.

The rest of the weekend wasn't quite so glamorous.

Laugh it up,

Joe

joe@gophercentral.com

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