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...the rest of the story

Okay, here's the story on my Elton John/Billy Joel Face 2 Face tour tix...

I was home sick on Monday (a rarity) and happened to check out Facebook. One of my FB friends posted that she had 2 tickets to sell, and was selling them at half price. Several FB messages later, the deal was made. Now first of all, I very RARELY miss work due to illness, and very RARELY check out Facebook at work. So it was in the stars for me to miss work, check Facebook at the right time, and get tickets to the biggest concert Wichita has seen in years! I was not a big NEW arena fan, and in fact, voted AGAINST the new arena. But I have to admit, Sir Elton and Billy would NOT have come to Wichita with the Face 2 Face tour without the new arena. So....I have to eat my words.

I can't count the number of concerts I've attended in my life. The first one was in 1969 at Henry Levitt Arena when I saw the Osmond Brothers. I've seen so many entertainers that I can't even remember all of them. But I must say that Elton and Billy have to be #1 or #2 in all time great concerts! Elton sings in a lower pitch now and can't hit all the high notes, but he's the one act I've wanted to see for so long but was always beyond my reach. Now I can say I've seen one of the top all-time performers!  The concert started with Elton and Billy singing together for 4 songs. Elton then performed for over an hour. Then Billy performed for over an hour. Then they came back together and sang 6 songs! It was a 3 1/2 hours extravaganza.

Susan and I - ready for the biggest concert ever! Oh, and we were interviewed by Channel 12 before the concert...yes - I've now been on TV!


Billy (on the big screen)

I am still blown away by this concert....

I don't think Bon Jovi or Brooks & Dunn can offense to those acts, but...


Oh, and some of my friends from work were ready for the concert too:

Joyce & Loretta in their Sir Elton finest!


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