Killer After Show Party
Bring on the beer! Make it ice cold. After a show, there is nothing better than the afterglow celebrated with fellow fans. It’s almost as good as the music. You extend the enjoyment well into the night. Most bands have some kind of party, and if they allow groupies, I’m in. I love to toss back some brew with my peers. As far as fun goes, no party is complete without a kegerator. It’s time to share what I know, so listen up.
A kegerator, for those who haven’t seen one, is a home brewing and dispensing system that can maintain low temperatures, although they have a widespread commercial use. With the best kegerator on the market, you can serve cold draft beer in a flash. It’s the focal point of a get-together to be sure. They come in all sizes and capacities, so it depends on your regular crowd. And, boy, the temperature can get mighty low if you like icy beer. I don’t suppose the average person will want one, but I was impressed enough to pass on the word. Who knows!
After a band performance, people like to congregate and linger, so why not around this handy unit? I mean, you have to be a diehard beer lover, right? It just makes sense and is so practical. It’s the modern approach to kicking back in a group. They sure beat the old aluminum kegs. It pays to get a good one if there is going to be repeated use. You don’t want to deal with repairs and replacements. I looked into it and can see that the parts include a domestic “D” coupler, a C02 regulator, a stainless steel draft tower with faucet, a beer and gas line, and an aluminum tank. It will, of course, come empty. I am describing an EdgeStar KC2000, but I am sure others are similar in terms of components. Read the specs and reviews to be sure before buying.
This machine makes beer drinking an art. Lowbrow no more, beer has become customized and people are particular. It is almost on a par with wine. You know how those aficionados can be. Downright snobby. Not so with beer, but you do want it served at the proper temperature. I never quibble with the brand after concerts. I am just happy to be in the vicinity of the musicians and their friends. I feel a part of something exciting, if just for an hour or two. I go home mighty happy and jazzed. It makes my day, week, and month.
The life of a groupie is one to emulate in my book. If you live in a small town, it is especially important to take advantage of local and passing-through groups. You can’t always go to each and every venue, of course, and you can’t join in backstage, but you might get lucky enough to attend an after party now and then. A lot of groups want to cater to their public and thank them for their patronage. I get it.