Foo Fighters @The Forum 10/13/11

My first attempt at this was as a straight concert review but I was cracking too many jokes and didn’t take notes anyway. It would have undersold the experience:

This was one of the 2 best concerts I’ve ever seen and I’ve seen a lot of great shows.

Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention (I was young… Pops played for him… he scared me!), Earth Wind & Fire (classic lineup), Genesis, Phil Collins, U2, Luther Vandross, Anita Baker, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Peter Gabriel, D’angelo, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Seal, Lenny Kravitz, Nikka Costa, P!nk, Jonny Lang… all were sick shows.

The only show that rated higher for me was Prince @Staples Center seven years ago. He played the hits. In the round. The Time opened. Dave Grohl is a bad man but Prince with Morris Day and Jerome? Hammer couldn’t touch that one.

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There’s Always a Price to Pay…

WHAT time is it again, 4:55AM?!?

9 hours of sleep the last two nights, no way I’ll get an hour in by the time I post this. Not complaining, simply setting the table for how wild my week has been is all. I had an inkling on Sunday night when a voice whispered, “Get ready for an adventure this week.”

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