The man across the table, who happens to be my lawyer, posed an intriguing question. We were in the middle of a tense, crucial, make-me-or-break-me legal discussion and his query threw me for a loop. In fact, it's nearly three days later and I'm still ruminatin' on it.
What artist would you pay right now to go see? Put your money down, file into a venue and go see ... whom?
Maybe you can snap off a quick list without thinking about it. Not me. No sir, this is SERIOUS! This has all the makings of a classic Top 10 list, and I don't want to blow it.
In fact, what would be better than compiling a list of concerts that you actually PLANNED to attend?
Now that would be a killer list. So it's time to begin scouring the summer concert tour list, visiting artists' websites and checking favorite venues to investigate all the delicious possibilities.
I will say this. My lawyer offered a few names. I wasn't aware of his musical taste and sensibilities until he quietly and thoughtfully mentioned John Hammond. And Leonard Cohen. Interesting. Very interesting ...
Feed me some suggestions. And stay tuned for the SSSULTRY (Six String Sanctuary Ultimate Live Tour Rockin' Yowser!) List.
Did you know that the Urban Dictionary defines ''yowser'' as "holy crap''? Now you know what I'm talkin' about...