Friday, July 06, 2007

The Police

This evening I had the opportunity to attend The Police concert at Wrigley field. Its been years since I've been to Wrigley, I remember being there when I was little and upon seeing the famous sign saying 'thats the sign from Perfect Strangers'. I'm a White Sox fan, so spending time at Wrigley was sort of a tug of war game between appreciating being at such a historic place and being horrified at being at the lair of the Cubs.

Ok, I admit it, I'm exaggerating a little. I lost a lot of my competitive spirit towards the Cubs after we won the World Series, and thats all thats keeping me going this season. Amusingly I'm going to a White Sox game tomorrow for my birthday. My birthday was actually in April, but that game was canceled and tomorrow is the makeup day.

Back to the Police! I ended up getting a small tote bag ($10), a keychain ($5), and a set of 5 pins ($10). I couldn't believe the prices of some of the stuff there. A hoodie was $115 or so.

The Police were really good. I'm not a huge fan of their music, but I enjoy some of it and I enjoyed the concert.















6 comments:

Scott said...

man, how kool would that have been to see The Police? I am envious sir! Thanks for sharing!

Ma Beck said...

I saw them Thursday night.
I enjoyed myself, too, for the most part.
:)

catholicandgop said...

Neat!

Esther said...

You two are so lucky!

Derek Elwell said...

That must have been something. I wish the Rockies owners would consider using Coors Field as a concert venue (especially considering the team stinks on ice, so no one attends games otherwise, gotta make your money somehow).

Derek Elwell said...

And, the Police are one of my favorite bands.

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