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Adam Gase plays guitar, jams with Melissa Etheridge

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28:  Melissa Etheridge performs at SiriusXM's Town Hall with Billy Joel hosted by Howard Stern at The Cutting Room on April 28, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for SiriusXM) Getty Images

The Dolphins’ last coach was more of a Metallica guy, though Dan Campbell came off as more of a one-note player.

But new head coach Adam Gase showed a little more range, and an ability to hold his own with a different kind of musician.

Via Hal Habib of the Palm Beach Post, Gase spent some pre-concert time jamming on his guitar with Melissa Etheridge prior to a concert there last weekend.

“I go back on the tour bus and she’s plugged in. She starts playing. She goes, ‘You play at all?’ I go, ‘A little bit,'” Gase said. “A little nervousness is coming over me, like, ‘Please don’t ask me to play. Please don’t ask me to play.’ She goes, ‘Well, hey, let’s plug in.’ We start messing around a little bit, as far as trying to jam a little bit. . . .

I think it’s a good thing she carried everything and I was just making a lot of noise.”

He apparently made a good impression, as Etheridge told the crowd: “Your coach is a cool guy.”

Gase took up guitar lessons when he was an assistant coach with the Broncos, but he’s going to have to play lead now. And after following a guy who just made a lot of noise, he has a chance to pull it off.

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18 Responses to “Adam Gase plays guitar, jams with Melissa Etheridge”
  1. cajunaise says: Feb 22, 2016 9:07 AM

    At first glance, I thought this was announcing next year’s Super Bowl halftime.

  2. pftthoughtpolicemostwanted says: Feb 22, 2016 9:12 AM

    I’d rather my coach was jamming with Metallica than Melissa Etheridge.

  3. It Takes 3 Mannings To Equal One Brady says: Feb 22, 2016 10:19 AM

    New year, new coach, same Dolphins.

  4. edelmanfanclub says: Feb 22, 2016 10:26 AM

    Do the solo from Comfortably Numb next

  5. cobrala2 says: Feb 22, 2016 10:32 AM

    This is just awkward.

  6. owljazzera says: Feb 22, 2016 10:40 AM

    Wow, he’s almost as cool as my grandma

  7. 700levelvet says: Feb 22, 2016 10:44 AM

    What a cute story…. Excuse me while I go look at pictures of unicorns and kittens…

  8. silverhornet says: Feb 22, 2016 10:45 AM

    As long as she doesn’t want to show up at practice and help him coach some drills, I don’t have a problem with this.

  9. jvw1982 says: Feb 22, 2016 10:51 AM

    I hope this isn’t the highlight of his HC career…..

  10. explosionsauce says: Feb 22, 2016 10:53 AM

    I hope coaches get drug tested too

  11. mcjon22 says: Feb 22, 2016 11:00 AM

    Well at least he has some personality, unlike wet noddle, soft, meek Joe Philbin.

  12. hippieway says: Feb 22, 2016 11:32 AM

    Come on folks, lighten up. The guy goes to a show, not only meets the headliner but even gets to knock out a few chords with her. Not too shabby for a evening out, I’ve heard of NFL guys having worst night outs.

  13. abninf says: Feb 22, 2016 11:44 AM

    If you would have said he jammed with Slayer then I’d be impressed.

  14. bsizemore68 says: Feb 22, 2016 11:50 AM

    The negative blogs are really negative today. Of course that’s to be expected. I’m glad that he got to play a little bit with Mellissa, now he’s ready to jam with Willie Nelson and family gang. Bill Who would not want to plug in with a big time singer of your choosing?

  15. whiteybulgersson says: Feb 22, 2016 11:50 AM

    Reminds me of Shane Battier with Jimmy Buffet.

  16. robt2013 says: Feb 22, 2016 12:13 PM

    He showed more personality in one day than Philbin showed in four years.

  17. surfinbird1 says: Feb 22, 2016 1:33 PM

    Good pic of him.

  18. fanofpft says: Feb 23, 2016 11:33 AM

    This was part of a charity event the team puts on for cancer which has raised millions of dollars. Gase doesn’t just wonder up to celebs at concerts to jam with them on the bus.

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