Join the Crüe

I know that in 1989, your favorite album was the Cure's Disintegration. You've liked them since sixth grade, right? You were the only person in your high school cool enough to eschew hair metal. You never owned a "Don;'t Have a Cow, Man" T-shirt. And that Mötley Crüe album? That was your little brother's, and he was totally lame. I also know that you're a big ol' liar, because there's not a person among us that didn't come home from high school, turn the picture of Robert Smith toward the wall and rock out to "Don't Go Away Mad (Just Go Away)." Plus, I saw you at the Crüe show in Dallas last year. That means I'll probably see you at CrüeFest, a tribute to all things Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars. Not only will you be shouting at the devil, you'll also enjoy the tunes of AC/DC and Van Halen—via respective tribute bands—as well as Nikki McKibbin of American Idol fame. It's not just a chance to relive your freshman year of high school—it's also a great way to support the Skylar Neil Memorial Fund for Cancer Research. CrüeFest starts at 6 p.m. at Firewater Bar and Grill, 10261 Technology Blvd. Tickets are $20. Visit
Sat., June 16, 6 p.m.
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