Diet Coke and Alice Cooper in Palm Springs

Barb_me

This is a photo of my friend Barbara & me on our way to see Alice Cooper in Palm Springs, CA last Hallowe’en.  That’s why we’re both wearing black.

The reason for it being so sunny at Hallowe’en is twofold.  First of all, Californians go out & come home again early (unlike the Irish).  Secondly, it’s always pretty sunny in the desert until it gets dark.

It was a great night – Alice sang all his hits and he got to play a few rounds of golf whilst he was there – so everyone won.  The concert took place in the sports hall of a casino and to an outsider (i.e. a non American like me) it was utterly alien.  I’m more used to going to see bands at the Academy in Brixton where you’re lucky if you get to the bar & back without someone pouring a pint (or worse) into your pocket.  In California it was all no-smoking and diet coke.  How very different.

One comment

  1. Big fan of Alice Cooper after serving him one day in H&M and he was so lovely! It was a great way for a long Saturday shift in a very busy and messy clothes shop to be brightened up!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s