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I've got a gig with MARK KNOPFLER!

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by wateroftyne, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. wateroftyne

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    Yip.. MK is playing at a big multi-artist charity show in my home city in February, and I've been asked to play in the house band.

    As a Knopfler / Straits fan since I was a lad, I'm excited beyond belief.

    I'm trying to be cool about it, but it's MK, so... bugger it. :)
  2. dmusic148

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    Now THAT is cool!!!! Way to go, congratulations!!!:bassist:
  3. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

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    Whoah whoah whoah. I've been a fan since I was a kid.
    Very few people can bring magic out of instruments.
    I'd probably faint before I started playing.
  4. SpecialBlender

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    That is so awesome, congratulations. Love all his stuff and played a bunch of it over the years. The Bug is still on our play list and gets one of the biggest audience responses.
  5. gumbynotpokey

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    Now I can say, "Hey I read a post by a guy on TB who had a gig coming up with Mark Knopfler, and that TB guy even probably read my post, where I said, 'Hey I read a post by a guy on TB...' but I couldn't totally be sure unless he quoted my quoted post and replied, which would be really cool. I'll keep checking to see if he does." :D

    Just being funny. DUDE that is AMAZING. Naturally, I would crap my pants and forget which string is E, or which string is the low one, or how to tune with a tuner, etc etc.

    CONGRATS!
    :bassist:
  6. bassfran

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    That's super cool!
    Congratulations and be sure to get a copy of the video.
  7. ducknturtle

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    We want to hear all about it. Good for you.
  8. Timmah

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    Awesome.
    And oh yeah, pics or no MK.
    Videos too please.
  9. mjac28

    mjac28 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan February 9, 1964 Gold Supporting Member

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    very cool one of my favorite persons congrats get an autograph
  10. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Supporting Member

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    GOOD FOR YOU! Well, you can take "play with Mark Knopfler" off your personal bucket list!

    Dan K.
  11. gene beauchamp

    gene beauchamp Supporting Member

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    Congrats! Nice gig.
  12. Bassamatic

    Bassamatic keepin' the beat since the 60's Supporting Member

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    Oh Man, that is so cool. I am sure it will be fantastic!
  13. elshunko

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    Great! Mark, though underrated, is one of the great players IMHO. Enjoy.
  14. tomydacat

    tomydacat Supporting Member

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    Congrats man get some pics and post away..
  15. 6jase5

    6jase5 Mammogram is down but I'm working manually Gold Supporting Member

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    That's really cool. I always loved his style.
  16. KeithKlaxwell

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    rally to play the entire Princess Bride score
  17. Emibass

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    Oh man, you're lucky. Congrats and enjoy the playing. It seems it's goning to be amazing.
  18. pbassnut

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    That's heavy ... congratulations and break a leg!
  19. hrodbert696

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    Pretty incredible & have a great time!

    And others mentioned don't forget the pics.

    Good Luck!

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