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Booked for New Year's Eve??

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Chad Michael, Sep 25, 2004.


  1. I wanted to see if anyone has booked for New Year's Eve yet. Tell us about the venue and if you've played there before, etc.!!! :)

    We're playing at a local club, big place, played there many times, once on NYE and it was an absolute blast. Oh, and 2 yrs ago, we made double scale but this year it's 4x :hyper: .

    Now you :confused: :) .
     
  2. We're playing at a ski resort in northern Minnesota. It'll be just for New Year's Eve(Friday Night). I've never played there before, but our guitar player played there for a ten-year steady "House Band" type of deal.
    They'll be giving us rooms and food. I think the pay will be alright, it definitely won't be our highest paying gig though.
    I don't know about anybody else, but I would rather play on New year's than sit at home(no offense to my family).
    Have a good gig everyone!
     
  3. Perks rule!!

    :hyper: Hope the gig goes well.
     
  4. bmc

    bmc

    Nov 15, 2003
    Switzerland
    We're playing at the Hotel de la Paix in downtown Geneva. Five star hotel. Very upscale gig. Very good $$$.
     
  5. ZonPlyr

    ZonPlyr

    Apr 29, 2003
    Pasadena, CA
    I got double booked for New Year's. I'm playing a local club where I have a house gig for decent $$'s but then I have a private party to play after that. Big big $$$'s for that one. They are using an orchestra up until 1:00am then a dance band that I play in from 1:00 until everyone passes out I guess. The people that are throwing the party are letting us stay in their guest house after the gig so it should be a nice party.
     
  6. bmc

    bmc

    Nov 15, 2003
    Switzerland

    I have a crazy timed gig coming up in early December. It's the launch of ski season and we're playing a bar up high in the Alps. We play from 11pm - 3am. Thankfully rooms thrown in.

    I'm getting too old for this.
     
  7. secretdonkey

    secretdonkey

    Oct 9, 2002
    Austin, TX
    My new cover band is shooting for NYE as it's first gig! I was skeptical that we could get in anywhere decent as a totally new band, but our drummer did booking for his last band, and is negotiating now to get us into what I hear is a pretty good club, for pretty good $.

    Who woulda thunk it? Not a done deal yet, though, knock on wood!

    :cool: