Final Round of the US Open.
First Official Day of Summer.
Yes, it was my birthday on Father's Day. Not a typical occurrence, but it happens.
This year I decided to ask for what I really wanted.
Ticket's to Rock The Garden at the Walker Sculpture Garden!
I didn't really care who was playing, but with JD McPherson, Babes In Toyland (SCORE! Reunited Legends!) and Modest Mouse as the beef of Sunday's lineup, I was pretty stoked.
Let's get a closer look at JD McPherson.
I loved every minute from my bloody mary at Spasso that morning to the view of Modest Mouse that evening as the sun set over the back of my shoulder.
I mean I learned from the best, my dad natch. He loves to sit there and watch all the loonies go by. From the local mall to the granddaddy watching place of all time The MN State Fair my dad would poke my side and point out anyone or anything cool, beautiful, funny, silly, or unusual.
He would have loved the transvestite Santa Claus who popped up dancing from a few rows in front of us Sunday night. :) Hair in a pony and wearing RED Converse All Stars with his/her red mini-dress.
Another excellent thing at concerts are the t-shirts. People will wear ANYTHING on a t-shirt at a concert. The best were the Minnesota Themes on shirts. My two favorites: