great party, too bad the police had to break it up. . .

On August 7, I saw the final show of The Police in Madison Square Garden. The B52s opened for them and were very good, except I can’t help regretting that the opener wasn’t Elvis Costello (who played the Philadelphia show). The Police delivered a surprise opening number: a musically mediocre but energetic cover of Cream’s…

Saw REM at MSG on TDN; it was TFA

That’s “Thursday Night” and “totally f*$%@!g awesome” if you’re wondering, I was in a skybox courtesy of my employer. To paraphrase Michelle Obama, it was the first time in my adult life I was really proud of my employer. There were drinks. There was a bathroom. We were among friends (some of whom were quite…