We're flying in for these shows, sometimes only arriving just before soundcheck.
But there's usually time for a game of boules after soundcheck, even if it means traipsing through the woods
in search of a suitable playing surface.
Meanwhile, Michele, the tour's bass tech, is always working on some electrical modifications for me - it's a common
With a day off after Detroit, the rest of the band travelled on to Columbus, but I stayed behind in Detroit to visit
some good friends.
Some might think it trivial, but we spent the day working on making the ideal grilled cheese sandwich!
A good beverage for cleansing the pallate is vodka - and we had a large assortment of that, including some I had brought back
There's also some electrical expertise here, so the eating and drinking was accompanied by experiments on bass effects.
Next: on to Columbus Ohio, and the last two U.S.A. shows of the tour.
Oh yes, the grilled cheese winner:
Yike, this has never happened before, but I lost the photos I took a the Tinley Park show in Chicago!
It happened within my computer - there are thousands of shots already in there, and a few days after the Chicago show,
I was cleaning house, thinking they were already saved elsewhere.
Now I'm trying some file recovery programs - but barring success in that, I'm sorry to say there will be nothing here
from the show. It was a very good one, of course!
My apologies to everyone from the Chicago show.