In the black

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by SnowCal, Feb 22, 2014.


  1. SnowCal

    SnowCal

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    After almost a couple years of gigging, rehearsing, and pleading with attractive girls to come to our shows I have a moment to be proud of. I walked away from a gig last night with $38 in my pocket. Making the big bucks now. Prior to this gig money always went to reimburse one band member or another for expenses. Not anymore. We are now a profit-making machine. Woohoo!
  2. invader3k

    invader3k Supporting Member

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    Congratulations! Don't blow that $38 all in one place!

    :ninja:
  3. Jah Wobble Fan

    Jah Wobble Fan

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    I remember having a similar feeling of accomplishment at a gig in Eugene, OR, when as bandleader I was about to finally leave the premises thirty buck richer. Hadn't happened before. And as it turned out it didn't happen that night either, as the drunk singer ended up accosting me for gas money, actually leaping onto my running board and clinging to the door of my car as I was attempting to drive off.

    Ah, the glory...
  4. sparkyfender2

    sparkyfender2

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    Attractive girls at your show are worth more than $38.00!

    If this was a bar gig, it is a known fact that a few attractive girls in the crowd will pull more paying warm bodies through the door than most bands. Keep it up!
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  6. fhm555

    fhm555 So FOS my eyes are brown Supporting Member

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    I sometimes get asked if I play for money and I say "Yes, and at the rate I'm going it will only take me 73 years to pay off my gear."
  7. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats sounds like you'll be giving U2 a run for their money :)
  8. SnowCal

    SnowCal

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    I can't wait for a TB thread where Adam Clayton complains about my bass playing.
  9. GlennW

    GlennW Supporting Member

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    You are seconds away from becoming a "somebody."

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    Is SnowCal overrated?
  10. Slade N

    Slade N sunn #91 AZ Bands #? Supporting Member

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    snowcal is way over rated but i do like his earlier work, sadly that $38 has gone to his head. im not even sure if hes actually playing anymore, theres rumours of him " going flea" and "getting his verdine white on" with prerecorded tracks
  11. funkingroovin

    funkingroovin Conquering A-D-D,and all the other notes as well!

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    Now that's sig worthy! LMAO!
  12. Depth_Charge

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  13. F-Clef-Jef

    F-Clef-Jef

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    I remember when SnowCal was in it for the music. The art. Too bad "the Man" got to him. Such a shame.. so young, so talented. It's always the money, isn't it?
  14. tgriley62

    tgriley62

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    Be careful the NSA will hear this, pass it to the IRS and you will be SOL
  15. Space Pickle

    Space Pickle

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    Everything's coming up SnowCal!
  16. Eight_Stringer

    Eight_Stringer

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    Hee Hee, very poignant, like the op, gunna buy new strings and change my 32 year old bass strings when i earn enough cold hard cash from playing bass at gigs, unless i die of old age first... all about being a dreamer, being a musician, cheers.
  17. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration Supporting Member

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    SnowCal, just like Adam Clayton before him, is now causing major jealously amongst his fellow TB'ers!
  18. wideload

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    Adam Clayton couldn't carry SnowCal's gear! (Well, actually, it's more like WOULDN'T, but get the idea). Ah, we knew him when... :)
  19. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN" Supporting Member

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    you should frame the whole $38.00 and hang it on the living room wall. :D
  20. southshoreconor

    southshoreconor

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    careful, that may bump you up into a higher tax bracket.
  21. bluesblaster

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    before ya know it he'll be tellin everyone its not worth his time to even leave the house for less then fifty bucks. :D

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