When: January 19, 1986
Where: San Bernardino, California
What: Photos, autographs and cake!
And: This was, I believe, the very last Thompson Twins show with the band as a three-piece. Getting into the concert was interesting. I drove up (down?) from LA with some friends, and we got there pretty late. We also didn’t have tickets. I can’t quite remember how we did it, but I think some security guys gave us a couple passes — which we swapped off to get all three of us inside the building. After the gig itself, we — and about 50 other people — hung around on the floor, and the band came out and signed autographs and posed for photos. Then we also got to go in the back loading area, where there was a big birthday cake for Tom! It was a really cool experience, and the band couldn’t have been nicer.