This was the first year ever where I didn’t watch any NBA while at ‘Roo. I got to completely ignore Orlando falling back to Earth and the Kobe love-fest. Ya… not exactly complaining. I would’ve gone nuts (now you miss free throws Dwight Howard?!). Ugh.
As for Bonnaroo… me gusta. I saw Phish play on Friday for the first time and I have to say, I was really impressed. They were really good and I had that lightbulb click on in my head and though “Oh, that‘s why people follow these guys around.”
They also played Sunday night and, while they were still good, it just wasn’t quite there. They really brought it on Friday night.
However, my favorite Bonnaroo discovery was Grace Potter and the Nocturns. They came out during a late night moe. set and were fantastic. I can’t find video of that set, but here’s a clip from their own ‘Roo set: