Playing to a sold-out crowd of 12,694 (and wearing black coats and ties — a good look, updated without being uptight), the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers — Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Timothy B. Schmit and Joe Walsh — started off with four songs off last year’s Long Road Out of Eden.
However, most fans were waiting for the old classics to be played and went wild when Joe Walsh introduced The Pooses for Peace, as they did back-up vocals for Hotel California and Witchy Woman.
Celebrity cats Zevo Calamari, Miss Boo and Lucy Fur all wore black leather jackets with red Manolos and sported witch hats instead of their usual tiaras. The band sang a get well ditty to Nubi wan Kenobi and announced that they are backing presidential candidate Cheysuli for 2008.
Other members of the Pooses for Peace Bite & Run brigades attended the concert and after parties courtesy of The Eagles. The invite was a thank you to all those cats who purred so hard while Nubi wan Kenobi was ill.
We apologize that we cannot name all the cats however we know that Lux, Miles, Sammy, Billie, Daisy, Mr Hendrix, Bendrix, Mickey, Gemini, Cheysuli, The Hotties, Riley, Tiki, Rex, Kilroy, Boy, Smeagol, Strider, Pixel, China Cat, Meowers from Missouri, Purrageous Pirates, PB & J, ML, Debra, Dragonheart & Merlin, The Cat Realm cats, Kaze, Latte, Chase, Victor Tabbycat, Tazo, the Zoolatry cats, Marilyn Monreow, Tao, Sarge, Bubba and at least 50 other cats a few dogs and Karen Jo were dancing and rocking out to the music. (If we left anyone out we apologize!)
The Eagles have asked the cats to go on tour with them for the rest of the summer.
Zevo Calamari, spokes-poose for The Pooses for Peace issued a statement. "We are honored to join The Eagles on the rest of their summer tour. We thank them for their generosity in inviting all our poose friends as well. We will not be able to blog as much during these next few weeks since we will be so busy. Thank you all for purring for Nubi wan Kenobi this past week. He is feeling much better and acting like
Thinking the microphone was off Miss Calamari broke out into song
I go to parties, sometimes until fourLife's been good to us soooooo far.............................."
It's hard to leave when you can't find the door
It's tough to handle this fortune and fame
Everybody's so different, I haven't changed