Last weekend I saw him at Lakewood for the umpteenth time. That's an exaggeration. I have missed him a lot of times because he always seems to be playing at the same time as whatever team I've been working for has been at home, this year wasn't any different but I made it happen anyways. Like I said -- my obsession with DMB.
I mentioned in my Thursday Things last week that I love the lawn at Lakewood for the purpose that no one gets in your space -- so obviously some outrageously drunk teenagers had to prove me wrong. That's also an exaggeration. They were probably in their twenties but were acting like teenagers + that's just as bad. Yes -- this show was sold out -- but was there a reason for them to sit so close to us one of them kept touching my leg? oh absolutely not. They also kept trying to start the tomahawk chop which I also take issue with -- we're not at the Braves game -- don't be that guy.
Obnoxious drunk teenagers aside, I could not have asked for more show-wise. It was "a very special evening" because there wasn't an opening act -- just an acoustic set followed by a full set. This started us thinking -- what's the difference between an acoustic Dave set + a full one? Answer :: drums, bass guitar, + a light show. Since the tour isn't promoting any specific album -- he played all of his big hits + it was highly entertaining. Again, there were the fans genuinely surprised he did an encore + they're just the best...