SAVATAGE Guitarist's Lifelong Dream of Playing MADISON SQUARE GARDEN To Come True

Sandy Tomcho of Times Herald-Record reports:

Who remembers what they wrote in their high school yearbooks?

Goshen resident Chris Caffery didn't … until a friend reminded him.

"It was something about me wanting to play Madison Square Garden," Caffery says. "I wrote it 20 years ago."

Tomorrow, two decades later, Caffery will indeed perform a sold-out show on the Garden's stage as one of the four guitarists in the 60-piece orchestra and chorus band TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA (TSO).

"It's the Garden," Caffery says. "It's the most famous venue in the world. It's gonna be a great show, a celebration."

He's excited, but controlled. He's not the same 16-year-old who would have been giddy to play the Garden. He's a 37-year-old adult musician whose childhood dreams just happen to be coming true, though not quite the way he dreamed them. Read more.


Posted in: News


To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@) with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).