The one from last week is still a sticky.
I am not going to be able to start the thread on time this week. I won't be here until tomorrow. I'm leaving in about an hour. I got a call to go fill in, so I'm playing tonight. I don't actually know everyone in the band, as this is a different band. I know the set list well enough, except for some of the newer stuff.
We go onstage at about 9:00. That means I need to leave here in about an hour. I need it be there early to see what I can do about the newer stuff and to see what adjustments need to be made. Their usually guitarist, and they are also the lead vocalist, is not feeling well.
So, I've been called in. I agreed, even though most of these players are much younger than myself. I need to get ready, pack my gear, and get on the road. Fortunately, it's not too dreadfully far.
Any performing band members will be able to regale you with stories of endless hours spent in transit. This being close is a good thing.
If y'all mind waiting, just go ahead and start the thread without me. I'll catch up when I get time, probably tomorrow.
I usually open the thread at about 8:00 PM Eastern. You know the routine.
Have fun, behave, and I'll give you the gritty details tomorrow. I'm pretty happy to get to go play.