Hampton Inn Athens
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... We were two miles from the Walmart when the wipers stopped working for some reason. And the rain was still coming down! Maggie exclaimed: "Oh no, not again!" Fortunately, they started again after one mile. Hopefully, they'll work all the way home Sunday as more rain is in the ...
... outside. We then received some heart breaking news - Craig Lieske had suffered a heart attack and passed away after night 1.
Anyone who has seen Truckers will have met Craig. He was DBT crew, the face of the band and the face of the fans. He simply loved music and people.
Just like so many others, we met Craig at our first Truckers show. He was a larger than life character we instantly respected and loved... To be honest, it would be a ...
Friday was a very strange day... we had breakfast at Weaver D's (the fried chicken was out of this world), but on leaving there we encountered Matt from the DBT crew who told us that sad news that Craig Lieske had passed away after the show the night before.
Craig was the band's merchandise guy, and the link between the fans and the band. He always took time to speak with anyone, and showed genuine interest in them and what they had to say, was ...
... Dave returned and told us about his encounter, the decision was made that Cooley was in fact stalking Dave.
So that's pretty much what we've done today. We're currently having some down time before the show. We're all tired but quietly excited... I guess we don't really know what to expect from the show tonight but time will tell. I'm gonna down this Jack and coke, spray some deodorant and head out to the 40 Watt... DBT are on at 11pm...
See y'all at the rock show
... as DJ Ford Exploder to spin some great soul classics too. Sian was not best pleased as the Jarvis Cocker/Johnny Depo lookalike wouldn't let her buy a round without seeing everyones ID. This didn't spoil from a great night, a few brews were sampled, my favourites being the Brooklyn Lager and the pale ale ftom Colorado that Lucas bought. After being awake for 26 hours the need for sleep took over so it was back to the hotel to sleep, and dream of fried chicken and the first Rock ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking