Super Lucky to Be There

That time Freddy Mercury practically sweated on me

Grace Ombry
The Riff
Published in
8 min readSep 22, 2023

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On the rail at the Bonnaroo 2013 Rock & Soul Superjam: L-R Patrick, the author, Fully, Seth, and Dylan. Screenshot from video ©Bonnaroo 365

I usually take in several rock shows each year. Some of them stand out to me as particularly special. An event doesn’t need to be objectively recognizable as important, such as the original Woodstock, to be meaningful to a music lover.

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Grace Ombry
The Riff

Pop culture maven about town, author of the novels Smokin' & Cryin' and State of Love & Trust. Here to get ignored by a much wider audience.