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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Kick Ass Concerts, the Best Way to Kick Off Your B-Day!

Today, I am 34 getting old right? (I sware I was only just 16!)

I kicked off my Birthday Weekend with a rock concert last night (what better way right?) with one of my favourite bands, Billy Talent! Christin and I had general admission tickets, which is really where all the fun is, not in the seats. I shocked the hell out of some students from work, they seemed shocked that their "librarian" would like Billy Talent but I think I proved that I can rock it out just as good as they can at almost twice their age.

First up was Cancer Bats - never heard of them before, they verge on heavy metal. They had a good beat.

Next was Against Me - they're good, they had opened up for the Foo Fighters when I saw them.


The final opening band was Alexis on Fire - again wasn't familiar with the music but still good

Finally, the headliner -- BILLY TALENT I rocked it out jumping and flailing my arms, shoving when others were shoving, singing at the top of my lungs the whole time (I knew every song on the set list). By the end of the show I was one person away from the security barrier at the stage. What a blast!


Christin was a sweetie and treated me to a concert t-shirt as part of my b-day gift (for a change they were 25$ instead of 40$ for a t-shirt)! Since she bought me my t-shirt, I treated myself to a hoodie (again, a reasonable 55$).
Christin and I have another concert coming up in two weeks : NICKLEBACK (we call them "the boys), again we'll be rocking it out on the floor in general admission.
Today I've got some great b-day plans, Christin and I will be going to the gym for a nice workout (only a masochist goes to the gym on their b-day... actually I've put on 5lbs this month and I'm beating them off .5 lbs at a time!). I'm meeting two friends from work for lunch, then I'm heading over to my parents for a pot roast dinner, a very old friend of theirs that they haven't seen since I was 6 months old is in Canada and coming by for a visit.
I think I'm going to have an enjoyable day!

31 comments:

Daffycat said...

Happy birthday, Dani! It looks like you are having a BLAST already!

jayne@~an eye for threads~ said...

Happy Birthday Dani, glad you had a great time seeing Billy, but my money's on Nickleback being a better concert. Talent's good but nothing like the Nickleback energy.
Be always in stitches.

Bonnie Brown said...

Happy Birthday Dani!!
Glad you had a great time at the concert... i know how much you were looking forward to it!!
Hope you have a great day!!

Dee said...

Now THAT'S "right up front". Glad you had a good time at the concert.

Have a wonderful birthday --- 34 is NOT old.

(55 MAY be getting there --- I'll be 55 this October! YIKES --- I still feel like a teenager. How did I get to be 55????)

Anonymous said...

Sounds like you had a great time at the concert. Happy, happy, happy birthday.
Judie

Cath said...

Happy Birthday , you certainly don't look 34 , so what ever you're doing , must be good. Have a great day .X

Mary said...

Happy Birthday Dani!

I hope you have a wonderful day!

Hugs!
Mary

Paula said...

Happy birthday

Brigitte said...

Happy Birthday!

Christine said...

Glad you enjoyed the concert. Have a great birthday

PS I'm seriously jealous that you are going to see Nickleback :)

Rachel said...

Have a great B-day Dani!

What was done said...

Getting old is only in our mind.
Age never prevented people from doing things:
http://www.whatwasdone.com/

Erica said...

Happy Birthday, Birthday buddy!
Me too!
Oh my would I love to be celebrating my 34th again!
Everything's relative right! LOL!
Sounds like you are having a wonderful birthday!
Rockin's the way to go!

Barbi said...

Happy Birthday Dani! Sounds like you had a great time! I'm totally jealous about "The boys" You'll have to give an extrea arm flailing for me too at that one.
Good ole Canadian Boys!!! WOOO HOOO

Jan said...

happy birthday Dani, I'd forgotten we shared a birthday although mine was many years before yours - I hit 52 today. Hope you had a good one

Cole said...

Looks like fun, Happy Birthday!! I hope you enjoy "the boys" ~ they'd be so fun to see!

Olenka's Stitches said...

Happy Birthday Dani! Looks like you are having a great one!

valerie said...

Happy Birthday Dani!! Hope you're having a great day...the concert sounds like a blast!

Heather said...

Happy Birthday Dani

one and one + two said...

Happy Birthday Dani!

Donna said...

Happy Birthday! Hope your birthday is as beautiful as you are!

Myra said...

Happy Birthday! It sounds like you had a great time. And remember, you are never too old to ROCK OUT! LOL

DaisyGirl said...

Happy Birthday Dani! It's been 24 years since my last concert! You go girl!

Julie said...

Happy Birthday Dani, enjoy your day

Clare said...

Happy Birthday Dani.
Clare

Crazee4books said...

Hi Dani,

I, on the other hand, am an old fogey who "rocks" out with The Osmonds and Abba!! Okay, maybe not quite that bad but I have to admit that I don't know any of these bands. Then again, I'm a wee bit older then you are Dani.

I'm glad that you've had a great
birthday, doing what you love to
do. Please add my own best wishes
to all of the others that you've
received.

I was fascinated by your posts about your trip to the Dominican,
reading the stories and seeing the
pictures. What an incredible
experience for you and for the kids
from the school.

Cheers

Stitcher S said...

Belated birthday wishes to you! It sounds like you had a complete ball.

Sally said...

Happy Belated Birthday Dani!! Looks like you had a fantastic time! I'm so jealous of you going to see Nickelback soon!

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Happy Birthday - celebrate ALL week!

Aussie Stitcher said...

Happy Birthday Dani, sounds like you had a great time at the concert. LOL at the students reactions.

Pumpkin said...

How awesome!!!! I love their music :o)

Happy belated Birthday Dani!