Know Any Steve Winwood Covers and Want To Party With A $20 Billion Hedge Fund Manager?

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Just last Friday, our new Unfair Park guy Eric introduced us to James Dondero, Highland Capital's giraffe-eating, cheating, snooping hedge fund manager. In other words, the dude has a lot of money and likes to party.

As such, his 50th birthday is approaching on June 22, and a person who works at Highland Capital Management reached out to DC9 at Night via email to find an "acoustic guitarist that plays music similar to Steve Winwood (or covers Winwood-type music)."

As an aside, can you imagine a billion dollar hedge fund manager listening to anything but Steve Winwood? I picture him making it rain with hundred dollar bills to the tune of "Higher Love."

The email continues: "My boss likes the Old 97's, I'm told, but the lead guitarist is booked that night." C'mon, like Ken Bethea has anything better to do. It's not like the band has a show that night.

Lucky for you, dear axe (guitar)-wielding reader, the gig, which will take place at Hotel Zaza, hasn't yet been booked. Restring that acoustic and work up your best Winwood covers. Throw in some Huey Lewis & The News for good measure and contact Highland Capital Management L.P. 

Payment will be in giraffe jerky.

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ChrisYu
ChrisYu

i play a great tuba version of 'low spark of high heeled boys'coincidentally i never have anything to do on friday night

Hulon Pate
Hulon Pate

What a waste of bandwidth, and lousy journalism.  Stop sucking corporate cock.

I'm Gooder than U
I'm Gooder than U

What a waste of a 5th grade education.You should learn to spell, use punctation, and write full sentences. 

Hulon Pate
Hulon Pate

Regardless it is still neither a constructive or creative piece of journalism.

Does a billionaire really need you to put his face and likeness in the Dallas Observer? 

Why would anyone really care about your obvious patronizing of some one who is other wise musically deprived.  

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