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IL - Rockford - Weird Al Concert 9-2-10

Postby Whinter » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:18 pm

MISSION REPORT: Weird Al Yankovic Concert

September 2, 2010 – The Coronado – Rockford, IL

Event Coordinator: Cheryl Whitaker (TB-3127)

Another great troop! Everyone met up a little early at Swilligan’s, a small establishment about 2 blocks from the theater, and then made our way to our dressing room back at the Coronado (and what a beautiful theater it is). It wasn’t long before “Hawkeye” (one of Al’s crew members) came to get us to explain the way the night was going to play out on stage and gave us a little guidance on the basics of our routine to the song “The Saga Begins”.


After our briefing, we were given a CD player with the song “The Saga Begins” in it, for us to take back down to our dressing room so we could practice our routine. And so the fun of putting our own little spin on things began….






We went on stage at 9:50 pm and had an absolute blast!



DARTH VADER - Jim Tampa (SL1020)

1. Brian Troyan (TK8968)
2. Tom Schaefer (TK118)
3. Adrianne Bean (TK)
4. Neil Auer (TK3446)
5. Erik Moan (TK1055)
6. Kevin Skiera (TK)

1. Cheryl Whitaker (TB3127) - Biker Scout
2. Tom Hobson (WIG - TB5435) - Biker Scout

Cathy Tomzac
Kyle Deloia

Thank you SO MUCH, Cathy and Kyle! We can’t thank you enough for all your help and wonderful photos/videos!! You guys rock!!

Kyle’s Photos: ... =573755260

Cathy’s Photos/Videos:
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The show Video 3 of 3

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Postby Rebel Doughboy » Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:08 pm

Best. Birthday. Ever!
Many bothans died to bring you this post...the tearing of ligaments and almost the loss of a TK's finger...

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Postby beans » Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:50 pm

This was an amazing 1st troop in the white armor, thanks so much for letting me join in! I can still hear the crowd erupt when we walked on stage :) Definitely a moment I will never forget.
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Postby Fleetfang » Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:10 am

Awesome troop, everybody!
And a great mission report, Whinter!

One thing -- are there any more embarrassing photos that you could post of me shaking my ass? If there are, please let me know what it'll take to keep them from ever showing up! ;)
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Postby tk1055 » Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:33 am

This was a great event. I really enjoyed it. Weird Al and his crew were very nice.
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Postby TK3446 » Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:05 am

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Postby Schph Gochi » Fri Sep 17, 2010 4:21 am

Great job...and looks like you had tons of fun...

looks like it was a good way to start two careers in the Empire...
both Kevin and Adrianne's careers..

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