Monday, June 16, 2008

Father's Day, Some Doobies, and Chicago

Can you dig it? Yes, I can.

That might be a better post title.

Last night the family went to a Doobie Brothers and Chicago concert at the Center (which will forever in my mind be known as the Coca-Cola Starplex, for the record.) It was SO. MUCH. FUN! I think it was my favorite Father's Day ever. I hope my dad liked it too.

We tailgated before the concert. Everyone stayed healthy.

As with any public gathering, there was an interesting dichotomy of fans there. It made for good people watching. What intrigues me the most are the couples where the woman will stand up and dance solo while the man sits and pretends not to know her. I wonder, "is that me in 15 years?"

The Doobies played their hits, of course. I had a hard time not busting into the dc talk rap during 'Jesus is Just Alright' (like a mother to a child, i'm kickin' it Jesus style). 'China Grove', 'Listen to the Music', 'Takin' it to the Streets', 'Rockin' Down the Highway,' and more that I can't remember right now.

And then, one of my faves--Chicago. The second cd my family ever owned was Chicago If You Leave Me Now. (The first cd was James Taylor's Greatest Hits. That is how we roll.)

They played most of my favorites. No doubt the best one was 'You're the Inspiration.' 'Saturday in the Park' and 'Look Away' are some others off the top of my head. They closed with '25 or 6 to 4' which is a great song no matter what Drew says, and the Doobie Bros. came out and played it with them.

It was a fantastic night to sit outside for a concert. Good times, family!


  1. I really enjoyed the Doobie Brothers part of the show. How can anyone not sing along to Blackwater? It was great. On the other hand, I'm not as big a fan of Chicago as you. They didn't actually play Look Away, which is one of the few songs I know, but overall I thought it was a fun night.

  2. My bad, I thought they played it.

    Must've been too distracted by Drew in thirty years.

  3. OH WOW!! I am soooooo jealous! I LOVE Chicago!! I'm glad you had fun with the fam!


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...