packed into two dorm rooms at UK (University of Kansas). (We stayed
with one of our friends.) We slept in and bummed around until load-in.
We got to the show and did the normal routine. There were a good amount
of people at the show!
I was looking forward to the show because a cousin of mine and another
friend of mine (from Kansas City) came out. It was good to see them!
They both seemed to dig the band, which is always a good thing!
Unfortunately, the guys didn't play their best. One of our guys was
feeling sick, and it showed. We had a guitar go out of tune and some
sub-par vocals (in a few spots). The guys were pretty bummed out about
how they played. Honestly, to the audience member who had never seen
them, they probably sounded fine. They still sold a decent amount of
We had to leave right after the show to drive overnight to Chicago.
Overnight drives are never fun. Well, we're just getting into Chicago
and it looks like we'll make our 1130am interview in plenty of time.
(So on our way from Lawrence, KS to Chicago, IL, we stopped to get gas
in a little town in Illinois called Williamsville. The town is like
fifteen minutes from our hometown. It was really weird to be so close
to home, but still so far away - we won't actually be home for another
two weeks. It was just kind of a weird thing mentally.)