It was bound to happen. Today I was told of the upcoming concert of the year for tweens coming to the BOK Center in June- The Jonas Brothers. Since the BOK Center has opened, Tulsans have been privy to the talents of The Eagles, Janet Jackson, Brad Paisley, Billy Joel, Elton John, Carrie Underwood, Celine Dion, ACDC and on and on. The talent Tulsa and the BOK Center is attracting is phenomenal! We have our own Reunion Arena. The stars just keep coming. And, now for the first time, I have a parenting decision to face involving concerts.
I have to confess. I'm not a big concert fan. Personally, I enjoy pouring myself a glass of wine and popping in a DVD versus driving somewhere to fight for a parking space, walking a mile to the event center, finding my seat and then having just about every beverage there spilled on me during the event. And, it never fails, I inevitably have a 7 ft man with a hat sitting directly in front of me. My track record is just not been good at these things.
But, now it's the Jonas Brothers, and I have a 7 year old (going on 17 yr) daughter who LOVES them. In a million years, my mother would have never dreamed of taking me to a concert, especially a 7 year old me! Yet, I find myself in a quandary. Do I or don't I? This is a big question. A lot of her friends are going. I'm going to ponder on it, and hope like heck the concert sells out before I make a decision. Then, I can go buy the DVD and pop open a Kool-Aid with my daughter, and we'll let loose in the comfort of our own living room! I bet I still get spilled on!