Rockstar Hangout Fest digs

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Our crew has gone to all eight Hangout Fests, staying in probably the best set of condos anywhere near the fest.  “Living like a rock star” wouldn’t do it literal justice! Here’s a pretty crappy video we took of our place a while back. It’s a relatively short walk over to the fest whether it be on the beach or on the side of the road along with other bathing-suit-clad fest-goers. We’re at the point were we don’t even care who plays the fest anymore and we actually HOPE for…

Chicago Open Air Music [food, and beer] Festival 2017

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It was another good weekend for outdoor music in Chicago.  We caught Jimmy Buffett with Huey Lewis and The News at Wrigley, Almost got into Pitchfork, and capped it off with our first Chicago Open Air music festival (1 day of it, anyway). Chicago Open Air 2017 Line-up poster We were able to make it to the Sunday leg of the fest and were able to get there early enough for  Whores. That’s “Whores. Period.” as Jane and were having fun repeating over the weekend. Pretty sure we where still…

Bumbershoot

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Last year (actually, a year ago this week), The Girl and I took our first Seattle trip together to attend our first Bumbershoot music festival. While the houseboat I rented via Air Bnb smelled like a septic tank and had us scared to use it’s bathroom for fear of running out of water, the festival itself was a great. Unlike your usual music festival, Bumbershoot is held on the Seattle Center grounds by the Space Needle, Experience Music Project (EMP), and more.   The schedule for Bumbershoot 2017 has been…