August 22, 2011
Cut to literally less than 36 hours later. We're at a friend's house for a barbeque and two of the guys are talking about a new place they are holding concerts in Virginia. "They don't have a lot of big names in there yet and it's mostly country, but I know The Barenaked Ladies are playing sometime in August."
Guess what happened next?
The opening band. Jukebox the Ghost, is worth checking out and I suggest you do. They are DC-locals and super quirky and fun while still producing really good music. Sadly during their set it rained just a little (only enough to barely warrant an umbrella). But compared to Mumford and Sons, this was nothing. Plus it stopped after about 20 minutes! The Boy and I went with Nametwin and our friend Jim and Sweetie and lucked out with some fantastic seats - second row. I've sat further away from bands at our local pub. It was a sweet evening!
Not gonna lie, I got off work Friday and had no desire to do anything. I was tired and a little stressed and really just wanted to lay down, drink a glass of wine, and fall asleep watching a movie. I'm so glad The Boy got me pumped to go though - totally worth it!
This was just the start to a great action-packed weekend. Check back soon for more!