All the other groups were either gospel or soft stuff.
Today most groups were playing 3 sets or more, merely rotating rooms. Tomorrow will be more of the same.
I had enough fun to justify the trip and the price of the ticket.
I left a little after 5, having been disappointed by a group called Gator Beat and confirming Yve's group as soft stuff. I walked up the block to the brand new steak house which had a banner ad across from the hotel, but it is closed weekends. WTF?
I was going to use my day pass to take light rail to Folsom for dinner, but they stop running there at 7. So I took it downtown instead to have dinner at Old Town, having misread the schedule as being running till 11. Had dinner, it was good but over-priced (big tourist celebration in Old Town this weekend) and walked back to the train station. It was 9:16. The readerboard said the last train left at 8:53. Boo. Hiss. $50 taxi ride to the motel, but at least it only took 18 minutes compared to light rail's 49, plus 5-minute walk.
My "please make up the room" sign was still on th door knob. Uh-oh. But the bed was made. Went into the bathroom - no bath towels. Awkward. I will yell at the front desk in the morning. I may actually have a morning swim, which will solve some of that problem if there are towels at the pool. I'll have to scope that out in the morning.
Plans for tomorrow:
Check out at 11
Light rail to the downtown station
Check to see if I can use my ticket on an earlier train to SJ.