Thursday, August 30, 2012

Having An Open Mind

How many times do we make our minds up & then nothing can change them?  We all do it in many aspects of life - people, food, locations, industries, political parties, and music.  I ran across this story today and it really hit a chord with me.


This is a story of a guy who was very adament about his dislike of Billy Joel's music and then opened his mind just a little bit.  He set out to listen to every single Billy Joel album and blog about it.  I will let you read the story (or the title) to see what the outcome was. 

The key point is that he was willing to try it.  How many times have we said that we wouldn't like a particular food, but then finally try it to find out we love it?  I have always said that I don't like raw oysters, though I love seafood in general.  Well, this summer I tried raw oysters again to see if my tastes had changed.  Still don't like them, but at least I verified my opinion.

I try to have an open mind, especially when it comes to music.  Play my iPod on random and you will hear Christmas music, rock, country, gospel, easy listening, and many other types of music.  Now, if I can be as open-minded about others things in my life...... 

Let's try it.

Zach, a Tennessee Squire

Friday, August 24, 2012

Twenty-five years ago

The date – August 24, 1987. Ronald Reagan was President, George Bush (daddy) was VP, gas was around a $1/gallon, the DOW was at 1,939, Starship’s Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now was popular, and we were watching L.A. Law, Cosby, Cheers, and Family Ties on television. It was also the day I walked into the Corporate offices of HealthTrust, Inc. – the Hospital Company (HTI) for my first day of work. We didn’t have laptops or cell phones. Yes, I remember the implementation of e-mail and voice mail. Ancient, huh?

It was also my first job after college. I am also proud to say that 25 years later – I’m still here. Yes, the name on the front of the building has changed and the people sitting around me have changed. On that day 25 years ago, it would be five and a half years before I would meet the love of my life and another two and a half before I became a father. Pretty wild to think about.

When I started at HTI as a Staff I Auditor, I can’t say that I intended on having a career as an internal auditor or in healthcare. It was a job that paid real money, involved wearing a suit, carrying a briefcase (important!), and I got to travel. Life was definitely good!

Speaking of travel, I have gotten to see several places that I probably wouldn’t have ever seen if it wasn’t for the job. I have traveled from Seattle to Miami and several points in between. I’ve eaten seafood at Gladstone’s on Malibu Beach, watched two shuttle launches (one from the beach & the other from a plane), saw Kenny Rogers throw a perfect game in Arlington, saw the guys throw fish at Pike’s Place market, see John Denver at the Western Washington State Fair, visit an ostrich farm in Victoria, Texas, have authentic Cajun food at Mulates in Breaux Bridge, and eat my way (obviously) across the country. Speaking of that, here is a tip from a seasoned traveler – eat at local places at least once per trip. You can always eat at Outback, O’Charley’s, etc. Go where the locals go. It makes the trip memorable and you see what the town is all about.

People – people who need people. Sorry, ADD kicked in there. I have made so many friends through the years. There are some that I have met along the way that I still consider very close friends. Many were a part of the HTI family. The HTI family – that will require a completely separate blog. Some have died along the way, some have dropped off the face of the earth, and some still drift in and out of my world occasionally. Several though are still on my frequently dialed numbers in my phone. I often tell the newbies – never burn bridges; especially in Healthcare – in Nashville. There are several examples of folks crossing paths multiple times with multiple companies. Always good to keep up with folks.

As I close this blog, I am sitting in a different chair than I was 25 years ago. About two years ago I moved from Internal Audit to Corporate Accounting. Same company, just a different department. Still love my job. Today, I have a laptop, voicemail that I can listen to through my e-mail, and a cell phone that has hundreds of times more power than our first desktop computer. Times have definitely progressed and I hope I have as well.  I also have a wife that has stuck by me for over 18 years (18 years…..) and two boys that rock and make my world. Life is indeed good.

A content Squire   Z

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Some Things Never Change

Well, my favorite band of all time blew into Nashville on April 27, 2012 and I was definitely there.  Yes, Van Halen returned to Nashville after a long time - so long that the last time they were here, it was at Starwood and Gary Cherone was lead singer (insert full body shudder).  The best I can determine is that it was 1998.  Since then, Gary left, Dave came back (for an awards show), Dave left, Sammy came back, Sammy left, and then Dave came back.  It is enough to make you dizzy.

I will let you know my pre-show biases - I am a Sammy Hagar fan, even though I have been a Van Halen fan since the late 70's when VH I came out.  I think Sammy brings more musically to the group while Dave brings showmanship and little musically.  I also think that the band hosed Michael Anthony when he was dumped after the Sammy reunion tour in 2004 even though I understand Eddie wants to share the stage with his son.

My youngest son, Kyle, attended the show with me at Bridgestone.  He was super pumped to see the show and I don't think he could have been kept away.  We were lucky enough to see the show from a suite with my long time Van Halen running  buddy Joe.  Joe & I grew up together and have traveled all over the Southeast to see the band since the Fair Warning tour.  Unbeknownst to us, two other high school classmates were in the suite.  It was almost just like 1982 all over again.

The opening act was puzzling to say the least until they took the stage - Kool & the Gang.  Yes, Kool & the Gang.  When they started (kudos for prompt start), there were probably only a few more folks in the seats than on the stage.  K&G had 11 folks on stage who were either playing instruments, singing, or just standing there dancing.  These guys can take a song and stretch it to about 8 minutes with various sing-alongs and solos.  I would venture to say there was maybe one or two folks in the band who were there during their rise to fame and I never figured out which one was Kool.   Even so, they provided a high energy show chocked full of hits, including some that I had forgotten.   
  • Fresh
  • Tonight
  • Emergency
  • Misled
  • Too Hot
  • Hollywood Swinging
  • Jungle Boogie
  • Ladies Night
  • Get Down on It
  • Celebrate
After the preliminaries were complete, it was time to get on with the show.  On a very simple stage (except for the drive-in theater sized screen behind the stage), Van Halen had returned to Nashville.  From the start, the energy of the crowd was pegged out and the rock & roll was LOUD!!! Some observations from that night:

Eddie played the best I have seen in many years, if ever.  I attribute it to the fact that he is sober and focused on the music.  He really looked like he was having fun, especially playing with his son and brother at the same time.  He definitely gets the highest marks of the nigh.t

Wolfgang held his own.  He played good solid base & looked like he belonged up there with his Dad.  I had read that he is the one who encouraged Eddie to dust off a lot of the early deep cuts.  If so, thanks Wolfie!! 

Alex provided the same great beat that he always has provided.  His drum solo was surprisingly short and included tracks for the first time that I remember.  While he has played to music (live by Eddie & M.A.) before, this was the first time that I heard percussion sounds in that music - i.e., cowbell.  He too looked like he was having fun.

Ah, guess it is time to "review" Diamond Dave.  I must attribute the title of this blog to him.  SSDD when it comes to him.  While he tried, his shtick in between songs grew old in a hurry.  He consistently missed the timing and phrasing of the songs.  He did a good job on the new songs because maybe they were more in his range than the older songs.  At one point, he went on for about 5 minutes about his herding dogs, complete with video footage.  DLR had a little hardwood dance stage on the main stage where he pranced and did his moves throughout the night.  At one point he asked for it to be wiped down and when no one appeared, he asked again.  Finally, during Panama, he asked for the "[bleep] stage to be wiped".  Reminded me of a spoiled little rich kid.

Speaking of footage, the previously mentioned drive-in sized screen was used to show black & white live footage for most of the show.  The other times were small video clips with the predominant subject being Diamond Dave.  If Dave executed one of his kicks or jumps, the screen would slow that again in slow motion.  Obviously, the video feed guy was on Dave's payroll.

Despite Diamond Dave's shortcomings on vocals, the rest of the guys marched on through the songs.  If DLR missed a lyric or timing, they just kept playing and let him jump in, rather than waiting on him.  Reminded me very much of a drunken businessman singing karaoke in a bar.  At one point on the drum riser were Eddie, Alex (of course), and Wolfie.  Three Van Halens and two generations playing Van Halen music - quite a sight.  The songs were a good mix of the new ones and some great oldies, including some deep classics (Romeo Delight & Hear About It Later).  Here is the set list:
  • Unchained
  • Runnin' With the Devil
  • She's the Woman
  • Romeo Delight
  • Tattoo
  • Everybody Wants Some!!
  • Somebody Get Me a Doctor
  • China Town
  • Hear About It Later
  • Oh, Pretty Woman
  • Drum Solo
  • You Really Got Me
  • The Trouble with Never
  • Dance the Night Away
  • I'll Wait
  • Hot for Teacher
  • Women In Love
  • Girl Gone Bad
  • Beautiful Girls
  • Ice Cream Man
  • Panama
  • Guitar Solo
  • Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
  • Jump
I must say, it was a great show,   Wolfgang rose a lot in my book (like he is worried about that) and DLR gets an E for effort, but doesn't really rise any positions.  Eddie - what can I say?  The man was on his game and proved why he is revered as one of the all time great guitar players.
Remember, if it is too loud, you are too old!
Zach, A Rockin' Tennessee Squire

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Culture Meets Country

First, I realize that it has been a long time since I posted a blog. I have started several, but just haven’t finished them. Hopefully, this one will jump start the juices…

For three evenings on April 5-7, 2012, one of country music’s stalwarts met culture at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville as Steve Wariner performed both his hits and his tribute to Chet Atkins with the Nashville Symphony.

Upfront, I must let you know my bias toward Steve. I first met Steve about ten years ago through his work with JDRF where he and his family have worked countless hours through the years. Though I am not a true country fan, Steve gets a head start with me purely from his JDRF work and our relationship through the years.

I have long been a fan of combining mainstream music with symphonies. My first exposure was a Moody Blues show in Nashville. Hearing rock music combined with symphony music proves that music is music – it just depends on how it is arranged. Through the years, I have heard the likes of Aerosmith, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Styx play with symphonies and the music was incredible. Friday night was no exception for Steve.

Chet Aktins was Country Music back in the day, both behind and in front of the microphone. It has long been documented that Steve played in Chet’s band before he launched his solo career and was one of a select few to have the “cgp” (certified guitar player) designation bestowed upon him by Chet. Steve put out a Chet Atkins tribute a couple of years ago and his gig with the Symphony was to showcase that CD.

The symphony started with four rousing numbers by composers with a lot of vowels in their last name and were obviously not from Cheatham County. Steve walked out with just his guitar and began playing. The first part of the set list was devoted to his hits. Also, did you know that Steve wrote and performed the theme song to TV’s “Who’s The Boss”? I didn’t, but he performed that song as well. Then he played several songs from the Chet tribute album, pausing in between to tell stories about Chet or his wife Leona. During this section, there were pictures of Chet showing behind the stage. He showed why he earned that “cgp” designation. Combine Steve’s playing and singing with the symphony and the result was some beautiful music. Here is the set list for the evening (songs from My Tribute to Chet Atkins are in italics):

  • Life's Highway
  • The Weekend
  • Brand New Life – Theme song from “Who’s The Boss”
  • Holes in the Floor of Heaven
  • Sails
  • Reeding Out Loud
  • Blue Angel
  • Leaving Luttrel
  • Producers Medley
  • 6120
  • Leona
  • Chet’s guitar
  • I’m Already Taken
  • If I Didn’t Love You
  • Encore – The Flower that Shattered the Stone

After the show, Steve signed copies of his CD in the lobby and mingled with attendees. Country did indeed meet culture that night and the result was a resounding success.

Zach, A Cultured Tennessee Squire

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thanksgiving - 2011

Well, it’s Thanksgiving morning and I am the only human awake in the house.  It is quiet except for the whining of the dogs who constantly need something.  I thought this would be a good time to write my Thanksgiving blog.  A lot of people have been doing a daily exercise of posting what they are thankful for on Facebook.  Being the procrastinator that I am, I saved them all so you can read them all in one swoop. 

I started this tradition last year ( where I would throw out a list of things for which I am thankful.  I realize that I am very blessed by a great family, loving kids, God’s grace, and a roof over my head.  My list spans the gamut from serious to off-the-wall.  For those that clicked the link and read last years; yes, I have repeats.  So, as I sit in my kitchen on November 24, 2011 – here is what I am thankful for (in no particular order):

·         My friends who are in the JDRF community as staff who chose their role.   They are working and fighting every day for Kyle and those of us who didn’t choose to join the diabetes community.
·         Jeffrey Brewer, who has a vision for JDRF and is determined to get us there.  He willingly took the role of CEO, but like the rest of us, didn’t choose the role as a parent of a child with T1D.
·         Grant Currin made the state cross country race.  It enabled the Currins and Claytons to meet up.
·         Joe Dubin agreed to be in the JDRF golf tournament and play with me and Joe Dillingham which led to a very enjoyable day of golf and frivolity.
·         Opportunity to see Journey, Night Ranger, Motley Crue, Posion, and Buffett in concert this year.  Included in this was the joy of Kyle’s smile that wouldn’t wipe off at his first concert (Journey).
·         My friend Cheslie celebrated her first Wednesday without chemo in many months yesterday.  They stopped because they worked.
·         The charcoal in Lynchburg.
·         The fact that the Bellevue Pub was packed on January 15, 1993 and there wasn’t a parking spot.
·         Clicking sounds of Boxers walking on floors.  My Sadie, Angel, and Nikki drive me crazy at times, but bring much joy.  They are always happy to see you when you walk in the door.
·         Fredrick Banting
·         Patrick and the Fillin’ Station.  Though, I don’t frequent it as much as Norm, he stills knows my name.
·         A great job that I love and look forward to every day.
·         Martin Methodist College and the fact that a former classmate is teaching a friend of Will’s.
·         Sammy, Michael, Joe, and Chad decided to put out a second CD as Chickenfoot. 
·         Dr. Najjar listened to Kyle explain why HE wanted to switch from pumping to injections.  Too often, we think we know what is best for someone else.
·         That I decided to buy the Calico Trail CD finally.  Great disc.
·         I get to see where my Company’s “rubber meets the road” by looking across the cul-de-sac in front of my house.
·         I reconnected with my kin – Lorie Melton through Facebook.
·         Neighbors who make life fun.
·         Kingston Springs UMC and all the people there – a place where everyone knows your name.
·         The South Cheatham Choral Society and the KSUMC choir who give me a chance to sing even though I don’t know much about reading music.

Finally, if you are ready this, I am thankful that I could type this out, publish it, and that you took the time to read it.  I know there are many more things to be thankful for, but I will close for now.
Zach, A Thankful Squire

Monday, October 3, 2011

Living the Dream…..

Lots of folks have dreams of being in a rock band, playing music in front of thousands of people, and living the rock & roll lifestyle; if you know what I mean……  On September 13, I got to see the living and breathing definition of living the dream – Arnel Pineda.  Don’t click off here and go to Google; hang on and keep reading.
Once again, the oldest teenager (Will), life-long friends Joe & Shannon, and I took off to catch another concert.  We did have one additional passenger on our ride back to the 80’s – youngest son KYLE!  This concert with Night Ranger, Foreigner, and Journey would be Kyle’s first big-time concert.  He was pumped about seeing Journey, as was Will.  I continued to be amazed at how the music from my youth captivates my boys.  Well, most of it – still haven’t gotten them to like “Kiss Me Hello” or “Lonely School”.  I, too, must admit that I was looking forward to this show, since I had never seen Foreigner and the last time I saw Journey, it was the Escape tour and I was in high school. Once we got the “been there and done that” t-shirts for Will & Kyle, we made it to our seats just in time.
Night Ranger was the first on the bill and was ready to rock or needed to hit the road quickly, because they came out 10 minutes early!  Luckily, I was in my seat and ready.  Like most fans, when I go to see concerts, especially older acts, I really want the old stuff vs. playing new stuff that I will never buy.  Night Ranger’s opening song Lay It On Me was new and rocking.  It actually convinced me to go snag the new CD.  This was about the fourth time that I have seen Night Ranger and they continue to impress me.  They are high energy and great musicians with Jack Blades playing the ultimate rocker by having the talent, as well as the rocker looks.  Nashville’s own – Kelly Keagy did a great job playing drums and singing their signature song – Sister Christian.  Even with the short set list – Jack treated the crowd to Damn Yankee’s High Enough.  It was interesting to hear Jack sing Tommy Shaw’s parts in the song since their vocal ranges differ just a bit (sarcasm!).  On that subject, Damn Yankees is one band from the 80’s that needs to get back together for a few shows, if not a new album and tour.  Gentlemen, the time has come for this to happen.  Anyway, here is Night Ranger’s set list -
·         Lay It On Me Sing Me Away
·         High Enough
·         When You Close Your Eyes
·         Don't Tell Me You Love Me
·         Sister Christian
·         (You Can Still) Rock in America

Foreigner was scheduled to come out next.  This was one that I could put a checkmark by, having never seen them before.  I really liked the early Foreigner – so early that I had Foreigner, Double Vision, & maybe even Head Games on 8-track (Google it if you are under 35).  The latter stuff was too much pop-leaning for me.  Foreigner basically has had two known members through the years – Lou Gramm on vocals and Mick Jones on lead guitar.  The other members could have been plug & play.  Lou Gramm left the band a few years ago and was replaced by Kelly Hansen; so that left Mick Jones.  Well, Foreigner came out and commenced to run through their list of hits.  About halfway through the set, Kelly Hansen was talking to the crowd and said that Mick Jones sends his best and that he would rejoin the tour soon.  Huh?  I hadn’t realized that Mick Jones wasn’t there since I wouldn’t know him if walked out of my bathroom.  My friend Joe summed it up best by saying “ we are watching a cover band?”  That about sums it up.  Nothing against Kelly Hansen who worked his ass off, but if no original members are up there – pull-eze.  Here is their set list which reads like a K-tel record from the 70’s & 80’s:
·         Double Vision
·         Head Games
·         Cold as Ice
·         Waiting for a Girl Like You
·         Dirty White Boy
·         Feels Like the First Time
·         Urgent
·         I Want to Know What Love Is
·         Hot Blooded
·         Juke Box Hero

Last and certainly not least, Journey came out.  As I mentioned, the last time I saw Journey was years ago and there were a couple of personnel changes since then.  First, Steve Smith retired and was replaced by Deen Castronovo.  Deen was in Bad English, as was Journey’s (and Nashville resident) Jonathon Cain.  The most obvious personnel change since the 80’s was Steve Perry’s departure and ultimate (2 swings & misses) replacement by Arnel Pineda.  If you don’t know Arnel’s story, he was in a Journey tribute band in his home country of the Philippines.  Journey was looking for a replacement (after Steve Agulari and Jeff Scott Soto) and someone suggested they get on YouTube and watch video of his band.  Well, bing, bang, boom – Neal Schon & company hire him.  The thing about Arnel is his voice and the resemblance to Steve Perry.  Most folks say that when you close your eyes (Night Ranger reference), you wouldn’t know that Steve Perry had left.  He is full of energy and was running all over the place, including a couple of laps around the floor of the arena.  Journey has a new CD out, so they did the obligatory two cuts off the new disc.  The best way I have found to describe Journey’s sound is a “wall of sound”.  It is just this large and loud backing sound with Neal Schon’s lead guitar licks and Arnel’s voice coming through.  Neal Schon and Jonathon Cain’s intro’s and extended jams got a little old, but all in all, they still have their chops.  They pulled one oldie out of the rectal database – La Do Da.  Joe & I theorized that this song was done because of the range in this song and it gave Arnel a chance to show his talents.   Here is their set list:
·         Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
·         Ask the Lonely
·         When You Love A Woman
·         City of Hope (new)
·         Faithfully
·         Stone in Love
·         Edge of the Moment (new)
·         Lights 
·         Wheel in the Sky
·         Open Arms
·         La Do Da 
·         Be Good to Yourself
·         Any Way You Want It
·         Encore:
·         Don't Stop Believin'
·         Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'

Throughout the show, Kyle kept smiling and would occasionally squeezing my arm and saying how great it was.   At one point while Arnel was running around the arena and high-fiving the crowd with this huge grin on his face, I leaned over to Joe and said “this guy is living the dream”.  Just a few short years ago, he was in a tribute band playing in a nightclub and now he was in THE band he was emulating and playing to sold-out arenas.  So whether it was Kyle at his first concert or a guy from the Philippines singing with his idols, they were living the dream.
Zach, a Tennessee Squire living the dream

Friday, September 16, 2011

Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad

No, this isn’t a blog about the Meatloaf song or Meatloaf himself.  First, I apologize for the delay in posting.  Life gets in the way sometimes of getting things done.

When I saw the New York Dolls/Poison/Motley Crue show announced for the Bridgestone arena, I almost pulled the trigger and bought tickets, but having just seen Buffett and knowing I was purchasing Journey tickets, I thought I would ease back on the concert expenditures.  Then, out of the blue, I got an offer for two tickets in a suite.  Sweet!  So, I asked the 15 year-old if he wanted to go and he was all for it.  This was especially rewarding because Crue and Poison were on the list of bands that I haven’t seen, but wanted to before I got too old.  .  I had seen each of the two main lead singers (Bret Michaels & Vince Neil) on a solo tour, but never with their respective bands. 

I must disclose that I went in being a huge Bret Michaels fan – yes, I have seen every episode of Rock of Love on VH1.  The main reason I am a fan of Bret is because he is a huge supporter of kids with diabetes.  He has had Type I diabetes (just like my Kyle) since he was 6 years old.  He talks about it, donates money, time, and visits with T1 kids. 

Well, the New York Dolls are evidently an older punk band from New York – duh.  It was typical punk rock – angry, noisy, etc.  The singer quickly discovered that the only way he could get a crowd reaction was to walk to the edge of the stage and scream either “Nashville” or “F*#k!”.  It was a preview of things to come.

Next came Poison.  Their set consisted basically of a list of their hits by a group of guys who were having fun playing rock & roll.  The only song that I wished they had played was “Something to Believe In”.  They even mentioned that Rikki Rocket was celebrating his son’s birthday here in Nashville.  Long way from the previous Poison reputation.  Here is the set list:

·         Look What the Cat Dragged In
·         Ride the Wind
·         We're An American Band (old Grand Funk Railroad song – Poison actually recorded a cover of it)
·         Your Momma Don't Dance
·         Guitar solo
·         Fallen Angel
·         Unskinny Bop
·         Drum solo
·         Every Rose Has Its Thorn
·         Talk Dirty to Me
·         Ain’t Looking for Nothing But A Good Time

After what seemed like a relatively short set change, there was a large explosion and here comes Motley Crue.  It was large and loud – just like we all expected.  Unless you knew the songs, it was difficult to make out the lyrics – but then again, it is rock & roll – do lyrics really matter?  Granted, I have dropped more than my share of cuss words, including the big F-bomb, damn those guys have the trash mouth.  It is one thing to hear once, but every over word being an F-bomb wears thin when you are sitting by your 15 year old.  My friend Mike Arnold ( had warned me about Crue’s language and he was right.  Picking up where skinny dude with the Dolls left off, members of Crue took their turns yelling out the “F-bomb” and “Nashville” and even going the distance and combining the two phrases.
As Crue ran through their set, they had one of the pre-requisites for hardcore rockers – girls.  There were bikini-clad, bought boobie, blondes on stage with one role – eye candy.  In keeping up with their “bad boy” image, a pentagram was constantly showing on the side video screens. 
Typically, Tommy Lee, Crue’s drummer, has always had an outlandish kit.  In the past, his kit has risen, extended out over the crowd, and even flipped over like a somersault.  Tonight, he would not disappoint – his kit was on a roller coaster track of a large circle on edge.  Imagine that you are looking at this letter O with his kit at the bottom (6:00 on a clock).  During his drum solo, the kit would make the loop around the O and even stop at the top with Tommy hanging upside down.  During the solo, he had the roadies snag a lady from the audience who sat beside him and for the ride around the O. 
One of the funniest things of the night was during the song “Girls, Girls, Girls”, pictures of girls were being flashed in rapid succession on the screen behind Tommy’s kit.  There were old tin-type pictures of girls and the modern ladies and models.  The best part – for a split second – they flashed a picture of Justin Bieber up.  There were a few that caught it and loved it.
Another highlight was who I was in the suite with - it turned out that a good friend of mine from work (Jennifer Holt) was there with her husband who works with my friend that got us tickets.  Then, I realized that the sister of one of the guests was a girl I went to UT with – Beth Swartz.  We hadn’t seen each other in years.  It was good to catch up.
Here is Crue’s set:
·         Wild Side
·         Saints of LA
·         Live Wire
·         Shout at the Devil
·         Same Ole Situation
·         Primal Scream
·         Home Sweet Home
·         That's Alright
·         Drum solo
·         Guitar solo
·         Looks that Kill
·         Dr Feel Good
·         Too Young
·         Ten Seconds (?)
·         Girls Girls Girls
·         Smoking in the Boys Room
·         Kickstart My Heart

In closing, it was a great show where I loved seeing two of the three bands.  There were two more bands checked off Zach’s “Never Seen Those Guys Before” list. 
Zach, A "not too old to rock" Tennessee Squire