The last night of the tour in Maine had an energy like no other show… Adam’s hometown really stepped up and we fed off it. The way life should be. Playing the last Jesus On The Radio of the tour in vests made out of Grandma Afghan Blankets was a nice touch (thanks Dawn!):
All bands should wear outfits that match their stage decor. Are there young bands out there reading this? To all you young bands out there reading this, don’t make the mistake we made. Don’t let the darkness and regret seep in 23 years later. Grandma blankets.
The kicker was arriving at the airport hotel that night to a sign on the desk announcing that Ryan Miller was the Hilton Hotel “Special Guest of the Day” — It was three in the morning, but the lady at the hotel desk made a nice attempt at showering Ryan with “lucky winner energy.” She gave him a coupon for a free breakfast and a bottle of water. As you can see, Ryan was ecstatic.