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1st Paid Gig

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by jamzcl, Jul 22, 2004.

  1. jamzcl


    Jul 21, 2004
    Des Moines, IA USA
    Hi folks, new guy here.

    Just thought I'd throw in my odd little story.

    The first gig my band back in high school (about 20yrs ago) that we got paid for, was for a homecoming dance for the Iowa School for the Deaf :D

    Our guitarists sister went to school there and that's how we got the gig.

    A lot of the kids could hear a little (with hearing aids) and feel the vibration if they were up close. But there were the ones in the back that couldn't hear anything and just kept dancing even when we weren't playing between songs.

    Turned out to be a lot of fun and a great first experience.
  2. scottbass

    scottbass Bass lines like a big, funky giant

    Jul 13, 2004
    Southern MN
    AMAZING! The guitar player in a band I'm in now has the same story, except it was the Faribault (MN) School for the Deaf, and it would have been more like 30 years ago for him.
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