How could I forget?

I almost forgot to post here because I’ve talked about it everywhere else. Pretty much beat it dead, really. Soooo… the Daughtry concert was pretty awesome. I ended up going both Friday and Saturday nights since my niece, Rachel, wasn’t able to go on Saturday. I was front and center both nights so I took an insane number of pictures, like 250. Seriously.

And this happened before the concert on Friday… * screams like a teen girl *

Daughtry Meet and Greet

Night 1

Ohhhhhhh. my. gawwwwwwwwwd. Chris Daughtry hugged me. Like 2 arm, big squeeze hug. I thought I was going to die. I had to lean away from him during the pic because 1) I was nervous as all heck 2) I just wanted to lean into that beautiful bald head of his 3) He smelled really, really good. Whoa. Then… THEN!! After the pic was taken, I was wearing an open back shirt and he touched my bare shoulder. I swear I’m lucky I didn’t hit the floor because I felt my knees buckle.

Oh, then this happened after Cosmic Bingo.

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Me with Josh Steely, Lead Guitar.

Josh Steely surprised me a bit. He knew what my beer was & it’s from a Michigan brewery (UP, actually. Close to my hometown). When we took the pic he told me, “Get your Widow Maker in here!” Such a sweetie. He was the first to hug me during the meet & greet, smiled & made eye contact. If you know me well, you know how uncomfortable I am with eye contact when I first meet someone. His sweetness put me at ease.

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Me with Elvio Ferndanes, Keyboards

Elvio. No words. He was so freakin’ hot that he made me nervous. During the meet and greet he told me I looked amazing and gave me the most delicious hug. He was #3 favorite hug. Yes, 3. I was surprised. Anyway, I nervously chatted with him a bit after Cosmic. When I asked him if we could take a pic, he grabbed my phone from my hand and took the selfie himself.

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Me with Brian Craddock, Guitar.

Brian. Ohhhh this sweetheart. This man is so adorable, let me tell you. He gave me the cutest little rocking hug during the meet & greet (2nd favorite because it was so cute). While he was on stage he was so playful and fun that I couldn’t keep my eyes off him (when they weren’t on Chris, of course). After Cosmic when I saw him in the bar, he walked up to me and said, “Hey! We met you earlier!” It surprised the heck out of me because I never think of myself as memorable when I first meet someone. I’m quiet, shy and usually fade into the crowd. He was pretty amused that I went to Bingo after the concert… until I explained the free beer thing.

I didn’t get a chance to talk with Josh Paul, the bass player, and Jamal Moore, the drummer, because they were busy chatting with other people. I also missed Chris in the bar because I went to Cosmic. I had a feeling that was going to happen. I was bummed but this made up for it a little.

Daughtry Meet and Greet with Kim

Night 2

I didn’t lean away! Oh, when I was walking away and dropped my arm from being around him, he took a small step backward and my hand accidentally brushed his butt. I. touched. Chris Daughtry’s. butt. DYING.

This sums up the weekend perfectly.

KK and Kim

“We touched hiiiiiiiim!!”

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One Response to How could I forget?

  1. Kim says:

    What a lucky, lucky, lucky lady you are! lol You accidentally brushed Chris’ butt? Accidentally? Yeah, right. lol Great photos and I’m so glad that you had a great time and were able to meet the guys! That is so stinking awesome.

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