Friday, June 13, 2008
Tales from the road (part 8)
It was supposed to be a show to remember, as Private Sector rolled into Central Square for last nights performance...and it was, but for all the wrong reasons.
Meticulous about their rider contract, Sector had no complaints until drummer Brian Christopher discovered instead of his usual Earl Grey Tea stipulated in the backstage extras, someone had mistakenly left him a box of gray golf tees with a note attached that said, "For Earl".
Guitarist Stu Green said, "It was like he was possessed. He went crazy, punched several holes in the wall and left without a word to anyone."
When it was time to go on stage Christopher had still not returned and couldn't be found. Panicked and in a last ditch effort to save the night, the band put out a call for drummers into the audience and were rescued by a man known as Bootsy Fordice (pictured above).
It was a shaky night but the rest of the band trudged through with their surrogate drummer and finished the show. It is unknown at this time if weekend dates in Texas will be rescheduled if Sector's drummer is not found.