Going into the Tesla show, I was already skeptical. It started at 8. They had to squeeze 3 bands into a 3 hour period. That was not going to work. Each act was going to play small sets. If we were lucky, Tesla may play for an hour. The show should have been starting at 7.
Didn't bother with Slaughter. Actually walked in as they were finishing Fly to the Angels, and as it turned out, their set. I guess they didn't even play Up All Night. That pissed off some people.
Skid Row then did their thing after a quick stage change. They did something different than the other two bands would. They played their hits. Sounded good and the crowd loved them. Strange part was they came on stage to the sound of the National Anthem and when they were done, they played Taps.
Tesla finally hit the stage around 10. And they opened with
Needless to say, I was quite disappointed with the show. Skid Row was the best band that night. Tesla laid an egg. They sounded good. Cranked the music out, but I didn't get to hear their good stuff.
I had a better time at the dive bar we stopped into by the car. The Walk Her Inn. On Walker Street. Quite clever. Tiny little bar with cheap booze. The bartender knew my friend and we got a couple on the house. It was needed to get me over a bummer of a concert.