I'm going to see Billy Idol!
He is performing at Wolf Trap's Filene Center on June 20th, and I am going with my friend Andrea. (I'm not sure anybody else in the group was interested.) We are seated in the right rear orchestra section. The tickets were $48 each but with various taxes and surcharges including $5 just to have the tickets e-mailed, the combined cost $113.50, but it's worth it. I want to see him in concert (which is noteworthy since I NEVER go to concerts -- I've been to maybe 4 in my whole life).
Yes, yes, I know, he doesn't look like that anymore. He looks more like this:
But he's still really cool and I really like him and his music. Indeed, I had Dancing With Myself stuck in my head today. So let's follow the bouncing ball ...
"On the floors of Tokyo / Down in London town's a go-go / With the record selection / And the mirror's reflection / I'm a-dancing with myself...
"When there's no one else in sight / in the crowded lonely night / Well, I wait so long for my love vibration / I'm a dancing with myself ...
"So let's sink another drink / 'Cause it'll give me time to think / And if I had the chance, I'd ask the world to dance / And I'll be dancing with myself ..."