August 1, 2014
Song: “Thnks Fr Th Mmrs” – Fall Out Boy
Story: The reason I picked this song is well (1) because I saw the band perform the other day and (2) because I think everyone needs a reminder to be attentive and caring… and that we’re all in this together.
Have you ever seen a band just stop in the middle of their encore? Me either… and I have been to a ton of shows. FOB stopped playing abruptly in the middle of this song and told the crowd to hold on for a second. My friend and I just looked at each other like, “What’s going on?!” A few seconds later we noticed EMTs racing to the pit. The band reminded everyone to stay hydrated when going to shows because they don’t want to see anything happen to anyone and that they stopped because we’re all there for the same reason so we have to take care of each other.
That’s one of the most beautiful things about music. For the artists and fans that get the big picture… no matter if they are a stranger or a good friend… we always take care of each other. As I’ve started to get older (ew did I really just say that?!), I feel more of a responsibility to teach the kids who are just starting to go to shows how things are supposed to be so they can continue the tradition that we’ve all been so lucky enough to experience.