This weekend Tim and I went to see The Time Jumpers and Vince Gill perform at the Lancaster Grand Theatre.
I've always been a Vince Gill fan. Not only is he a gifted musician, he's a great golfer, and he has a great sense of humor.
I won't bore you with the details of HOW we were selected to go backstage before the concert, but we're very appreciative. We stood in a hallway before we went to another area. Everybody was giddy with excitement. And then, I heard it. Vince Gill's voice. It's been years since I've heard him in concert, but this was his voice with no microphone or anything. And let me tell you, his voice is beautiful. And then he walked toward us and asked how everybody was doing. He was super nice while the organizers got, well, organized. And then we all walked back to join The Time Jumpers and Vince for pictures.
We knew there wasn't much time, and the staff asked us to pretty much smile for a picture and move along. The first three ladies followed directions, and then it was our turn.
I handed a nice man my phone to take our picture and walked forward. I was so nervous. I said, "Hi," and turned to smile for the camera. Tim walked up and spoke to Vince and shook his hand. Then he turned around for the picture and moved close to me like we usually stand for a picture. Problem was he stepped in front of Vince. Now I was panicked. I said, "Tim, you need to move so Vince can get in the picture."
I think I may have even given Tim a slight push.
Vince was so nice and said something like, "That's okay. I'm in it."
Now I'm embarrassed, and I know I give Tim a little push this time because I'm afraid we're not going to get our picture with VINCE GILL and The Time Jumpers. They are so nice though and move around for another picture.
It's a little fuzzy, but you get the idea.
The concert was amazing. The music was awesome, and the theater is beautiful. We even sat with some friends who work with Tim. The theater holds around 500 people, so the setting is intimate. The band doesn't use fancy lights or fancy moves. It's pure music, and those guys are oozing with talent.
It was a special evening that I'll never forget.