Steel Notes Magazine November 2016 - Page 30

Steel Notes Magazine Steel Notes Magazine November 2016 Issue TV Event Article I Went To See A “Conan” Show Live In NYC – A Real Life Fable And A Dream Come True By Dana Saravia – Life-long rock & roller, current music critic and Girl From Baltimore November 2016 I Went To See A “Conan” Show Live In NYC – A Real Life Fable And A Dream Come True By Dana Saravia – Life-long rock & roller, current music critic and Girl From Baltimore Late October 2016, Conan O’Brien announced that he was bringing his show back to NYC for a week to film his Monday – Thursday night TBS talk show at the legendary Apollo Theater. When he also mentioned that fans could go to the show’s teamcoco.com website to get tickets, I immediately went online to find out how to do that. This was not only my chance to see Conan, Andy Richter and the Basic Cable Band live, but if I managed to get those tickets, it would be a dream 23 long, difficult years in the making come true for me. (“Conan” TBS show logo, copyright Conaco Productions) First, a little background and history about both myself and Conan that help explain why I’m such a huge, longtime, loyal fan of Conan O’Brien as not only a talk show host, but as a person too. At the very beginning of 1993, I lost my father after a short but extremely painful and 30 Steel Notes Magazine www.steelnotesmagazine.com