Western NC; East TN; Upstate SC players here!!!

Discussion in 'Social Events & GTG's [BG]' started by snailplow, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. snailplow

    snailplow Leon Phelps Wanna Be

    I covered all three sub-regions since our part of the country is relatively sparse with bass players.
    Check in and give a shout out, so we can add each other to our friends lists if we'd like.:bassist:
  2. Oren Hudson

    Oren Hudson

    Dec 25, 2007
    Gastonia, NC
    You might be surprised at how many folks off the deep end are in the area. It's been my experience that they tend to be on the quiet side.

    In any event - I'm in Gastonia. :cool:
  3. snailplow

    snailplow Leon Phelps Wanna Be

    Nice to meet you Oren......I just rolled through Gastonia, on my way back from Sam Ash a few weeks ago.
    I added you to my friends list.:)
  4. Oren Hudson

    Oren Hudson

    Dec 25, 2007
    Gastonia, NC
    Ah yes, Sam Ash - one of my site visitations. Let me know next time you're in the area. I'm just off I-85. We can always rattle a few windows. ;)
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  6. chunkstyle_mm


    Feb 3, 2012
    Hi from Weaverville, NC (just north of Asheville)!
  7. TUEP


    Apr 8, 2007
    From NC as well...though a little more to the east of you guys.
  8. Boone here, college town with a noise ordinance, no real music scene. It's a shame.
  9. Yeah, thats weird. Our last gig in Boone had us getting told to turn down over and over. The folks working at the bar were super frustrated with it too. **** sucks!
  10. elHombreSuave


    May 2, 2008
    Newton NC
  11. mdalamond


    Feb 26, 2012
    Oak Island,NC here.
  12. snailplow

    snailplow Leon Phelps Wanna Be

    A big welcome to all of you.

    ......and sorry to hear about the noise ordinance in Boone......I bet they didn't muffle the uber loud cheers there when App. State beat Michigan a few years back.:p:D
  13. Gadgetech


    Nov 12, 2011
    Greenville, SC
    Greenville,SC here. I'm a newb to the bass but I love playing it!
  14. snailplow

    snailplow Leon Phelps Wanna Be

    Anybody have any gear they wanna trade for something of equal value? Just list it all in this thread.......We all live close enough that the drives to do the swaps won't be that bad.
  15. Joshua

    Joshua WJWJr Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2000
    Technically, the GTG section is not for listing of gear for sale or trade. It becomes very difficult to moderate such posts.
  16. snailplow

    snailplow Leon Phelps Wanna Be

    Ah yes, I see your point......Sorry about that; it didn't occur to me.
    It won't happen again.:(
  17. ThatBassBoy


    Nov 22, 2012
    im in cary, not really close to west nc but im there...
  18. jmcorn


    Jul 4, 2012
    South Carolina
    Praise and Worship bassist member #1232
    I am in Anderson, SC. I am relatively new to T Bass, but have used it as a resource for the past four years that I have been playing bass.
  19. Chief2112


    Aug 31, 2011
    Greenville, SC
    I'm relatively new to bass at the ripe age of 44. Only about two years now, mostly self-taught. Been looking for a band or other musicians to play with/learn from. I'm in Greenville, SC but originally from Gastonia, NC.
  20. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    I'm no longer in the area, but I lived in Hendersonville in the 1990s and worked in Laurel Park for a few years. (I didn't play bass during those years, I suspect finding gigs would have been tough, though.) snailplow, have you lived there long enough that you remember the Poplar Lodge?

    Beautiful country up that way, Asheville's still one of my favorite places to visit. It's been two and a half years, I'm due for a return.:)
  21. two fingers

    two fingers You tahkin 'uh me? Yeah, you. You tahkin 'uh me? Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    I'm in Eastern NC but I spend a lot of time at our place in Banner Elk. And one of my best friends lives in Nashville so I'm always driving through. Some of the prettiest country anywhere.