By Eric Schelkopf from Total Scene
Horton and McDermott also both have birthdays this week, and will celebrate by performing at a birthday bash Friday, Aug. 26, at Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave., Chicago.
The show starts at 8 p.m., and general admission tickets are $20, available at www.maynestage.com.
Eric – The birthday bash is coming up, I see.You guys both have birthdays this week. And your daughter Rain just had a birthday, right?
Horton -She just did, yeah. She turned 1 on July 19. And then we took off for Europe.
Eric– Yes, I understand you were just in Italy. How was that?
Horton – It was amazing. It was extremely challenging, and we knew it would be. But it was just amazing.
I’m doing a documentary on Michael, which was less about the music and more about an American traveling through the center of Italy.
We’ve been there several times, but each time we go there, it solidifies our belief in what our roots can really do for us.
We’ve gone there and seen a 1,000-year-old castle. It’s just a whole different way of life over there, and it really makes you put things in perspective when you come back here.