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Detroit Bass Fest 2012

Discussion in 'Social Events & GTG's [BG]' started by JAUQO III-X, Oct 13, 2012.


  1. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X

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  2. oleskool

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    Yea... Yes this should be good. I saw this flier over at detroitbassplayers.com. I think it was on Big Ive's Facebook too.
    Detroit is on the up swing, that was a cool shout out in the Bass Player magazine. The one that has Marcus Miller on the cover. The group photo in a two page spread...cool:cool:
  3. pocketgroove

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    Nice, I'll have to catch that this year!
  4. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X

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    Come on out and hang and bring your bass. There will be clinics and performances.
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  6. bThumper38

    bThumper38 brian ebert Gold Supporting Member

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    Man, I wish I could be there! Have fun Jauqo=)
  7. JAUQO III-X

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    Thanks Brian.
  8. pocketgroove

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    Is there any way to find out more, short of facebook? Is it open to anyone, or is it exclusive?
  9. JAUQO III-X

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    It is not exclusive and it's open to any one and any age who wants to attend.
  10. pocketgroove

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    Awesome, it sounds like a really good time. I'm excited for the opportunity, especially to see Nate Watts (no offense to anyone else...I'm really excited about the whole thing). This may be a stupid question, but you mentioned bringing a bass...lots of people will be bringing instruments, right?
  11. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X

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    Believe me I am not at all offended.


    Yes feel free to bring your bass, there will be clinics from some of the artist(I will be doing a clinic and a performance).


    Detroit has one of the richest history of bass guitar players probably more than any other city in America. And I get mad love from Detroit.
  12. JAUQO III-X

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    Here's a interview I recently did.

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    TOMORROW!!! Can't wait!
  14. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Man I have to check this out I'm not too far away in Toledo I would like to check out my man JAUQO looks like a very well produced event.
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    Come on out and hang.
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    Does anyone know what time it starts? I've read 2:30 and I've read 4, but I don't know which. Thanks, and see those of you who are going later!
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    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    I think doors open around 2:30 and the shows start around 4:00 before the shows there will be some incredible workshops and meet and greets. I'm definitely trying to move some things around to come check it out.
  18. pocketgroove

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    I got home a little while ago from the bass fest, and it was awesome! That's the most fun I've had in a while. Everyone was really nice and helpful. Sometimes I wish I was a little more naturally outgoing, and I'd get more out of situations, but it was a great time anyway. The performances blew me away, and I'm looking forward to next time!
  19. JAUQO III-X

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    It really was a blast and the crowed was awesome. I wan to thank all who came out. Your presence was sincerely appreciated

    Bill Clements, Doug Johns, Nate Watts and Ralphe Armstrong kicked major everything.
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    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    I couldn't get there I'm very disappointed now that I know about the event I will be there next year are there any videos to check out I missed my man JAUQO I know you tore it up!
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    It was a great time and the most awesome part of it was the overall unity from the players to those who came for a killer hang.

    I did what I did and felt really good about things. Me and my band brought the grooves with a few little tid bits tossed in :)

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