Five Days of Lindsey Buckingham: Wednesday, October 25, 2006, Chicago the Finale

Remember yesterday, I said that looking cute wasn't as important as being warm, given the long outdoor wait? Yeah. No. Forget it. K and I had gone to the washroom shortly after Lindsey left the bar, and we were instantly glad we hadn't seen ourselves before meeting him. I think she still looked fine, but …

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Five Days of Lindsey Buckingham: Tuesday, October 24, 2006, Chicago the Sequel

After the last two days of cold, rain, and even some snow flurries, I dressed in layers. I'd be outside all day, so looking cute was going to have to take a backseat to being warm. The morning of the first Chicago concert dawned bright and sunny, so that was a relief. L needed to …

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Five Days of Lindsey Buckingham: Monday, October 23, 2006,Chicago the First

I slept as much as I could on the bus, but the scheming K and I had done on the way to Michigan kept turning in my brain. Stay, my intuition urged. Stay. Intuition, or newly intensified Lindsey obsession? Not sure. But whichever it was, stay was its message. This is part 3 of a …

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Five Days of Lindsey Buckingham: Saturday, October 21, 2006, Cincinnati

2006 was a very good year. A couple months after the dream sequence that was the Glenn Frey tour, Lindsey Buckingham announced his first solo tour since 1993. I had dreamed of seeing him solo live--and meeting him--since falling down the Fleetwood Mac and solo rabbit hole in 1998, so this was a non-negotiable: I …

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The show that started it all, by not happening.

It was all supposed to start 14 years ago today. In 2001, I swore off concerts completely after a chance meeting with one of my heroes caused a rift with friends and family.  Not wanting to take the chance of hurting anyone again, I decided that I would never go to another show.  I had …

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