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Last Friday in Erie PA
Wed., Feb. 10. 2010 6:49pm EST

We knew we were were supposed to play in McKean PA last Friday; a few hours later it seemed like we were supposed to stay in McKean. But by that time it was too late. We were already an hour into our return trip. No flat tires this time around ... just two flat feet ... of snow.

McKean is 10 miles from Erie PA. Ordinarily, Erie gets much more snow than Pittsburgh because of the so-called "lake effect." This time around, the storm came from the south, and Erie was fine. In fact, our trip up to Erie from Pittsburgh was quite pleasant. The flurries started in Pittsburgh in the late afternoon. The weathermen were expecting about 12 inches of snow. We got twice that much.

Some of us had taken the band bus and others had driven their cars. Usually it takes about two hours to get home from Erie. Because of blocked major roads and hazardous weather conditions, not to mention an ApologetiX bus that got stuck for a long time on the last big hill before reaching its final destination, it took three to four times as long.

Tom Tincha, the earlybird, got to bed at about 4 a.m. J. Jackson got in at about 5:30 a.m. Jimmy "Vegas" Tanner and his wife, Eve, never made it home and stayed at Keith's house, along with other members of our crew.

Here's an except from a kind email we got from Friday's promoter:

It was a fun event for me, the family and those who attended. Great show! We enjoyed meeting you and hearing you speak the Word in a variety of ways. If one soul was truly saved that night, it was worth all of our efforts. I am sure we will see you again whether it's as a fan or as a "rookie" promoter. Thanks for the opportunity as well as the words !

Pete Alex
McKean PA
Here's a nice note we got from a Canadian couple who came to the concert:
We attended your concert this past weekend, the 6th of February in Erie, PA. Travelled 7.5 hours to see you guys, was a treat. Thanks for the continuous message and blessings to you all and your families.

Sue Zanibbi
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
As we told Sue, it's kind of ironic that she drove 7.5 hours from Canada to see ApologetiX, because that means she got home about the same time as most of us.

Specials thanks to:

Our concert coordinator: Pete Alex

Our merchandise coordinators: Karen Alex (Pete's wife) and Marie Polick, who attended her 123rd ApologetiX concert.

Our bus driver: Dan "The Swiss Army Snow Plow" Uber, who attended his 59th concert, tying him for #10 on the all-time list.

Our roadies: The Brothers Gross, Brandon and Ethan, who attended their 92nd and 73rd concerts, respectively.

Honorable mention: Rich "The Mainstay" Polick, who has been to 193 concerts, sat this one out. He was going to drive to the show after he finished work Friday, but then his car got stuck in the snow in his driveway, and his house was without power from Friday evening until early Tuesday morning.