BACKSTAGE RIDER: Arena Rock

Don Henley

Don Henley

Picture this: 20 minutes before showtime, eagle-eyed Don Henley spots some poor delivery guy backstage at the Hollywood Bowl. "That's it. I can't go on," says Don. "The vibe is ruined. Ruined!" Explaining that the intruder is only bringing coffee to the stage crew, Henley's people manage to calm down the perturbed superstar. And, crisis averted, the show goes on. (2 pages)

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