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Dallas/Texas area Bassists

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Razor, Jun 30, 2003.


  1. Razor

    Razor

    Sep 22, 2002
    Dallas
    After speaking with a few Dallas area bass players on here and around town, there's an idea being tossed around of possibly getting area players together for a meeting. This, of course is open to anyone, anywhere...but I am just wanting to get some opinions/suggestions as to when/where. If anyone is interested you can leave a post here or even better shoot me an email if this interests you.
     
  2. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    well, continuing a conversation from an earlier thread, a gathering would be a great idea. either at a house, or at a certain cajun restaurant in Deep Ellum (COUGH crescent city COUGH) I know the owner and we could find a time when we could have the place practically to ourselves for a private party. If the restaurant idea gets shot down, does anybody want to host? I would, but I live in a small apartment right now.

    Mark
     
  3. John Ruiz

    John Ruiz

    Oct 9, 2000
    Plano, Tx
    I'd be up for that! :D
     
  4. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Count me in! I would offer to host, but my house is smaller than most apartments.
     
  5. Razor

    Razor

    Sep 22, 2002
    Dallas
    I would be totally up for that Mark! That's a great idea. Let's give this a little time to hopefully get around to the area guys. I know I hardly ever look at "Off Topic" so if you guys wanna pass the work to others a little more feel free. I dunno what's better for everyone but I am off on Sunday/Monday. Maybe a lazy Sunday afternoon??
     
  6. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    The resaurant is only open during daytime hours monday through thursday, and all day and night friday and saturday. Closed sunday. A house we could do anytime. let's keep this thread alive the next several days and get a idea of who is interested.

    Mark
     
  7. Zon Bass

    Zon Bass

    Jan 20, 2002
    Dallas, TX
    Sounds cool.

    Would this involve gear, or would we just get together for fun?
     
  8. stuie86

    stuie86

    May 9, 2003
    mckinney, tx
    give me a month to get my licence and ill be there

    i would offer to host to but im still a week away from 17(sorry had to put that in there) and as most 17 year olds, i still live in my perents house.... actully this is werid, i just asked my dad and he said " he'd think about it

    :bassist:
     
  9. rllefebv

    rllefebv

    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    Is this anywhere near Plano?? I'll be in Frisco Texas from August 10th through the 16th and would love to meet another TBer or two :D

    -robert
     
  10. Razor

    Razor

    Sep 22, 2002
    Dallas
    I live in Plano and can find us a good resturant to hang out at. I know a few managers who would be up for it. My drummer is actually the GM of a local Jason's Deli off of the tollway and even though it's a deli we can do that. Everyone put their .02 in and let's make it happen. The deli has a courtyard so if anyone wants to bring acoustic instruments I am sure that would be cool. I had originally just planned for everyone to get together over dinner and talk/meet/exchange opinions in person, but I think it'd be awesome to jam a little bit if we could. I am totally cool for whatever the concensus is...is everyone ok with a Sunday afternoon?
     
  11. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    I love Jason's deli, but they are always soooo busy. It would be hard to get a table for 30. :eek:

    I'll talk to my freind that owns Crescent city. He might be willing to open up for us on a sunday, and if it's a private party, we could bring gear.
    I'd have to know that there would be a pretty large crowd there. if it's going to be less than 30, we might as well just meet at a regular place thats open all the time, but at an off-peak hour.

    Mark
     
  12. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    One more thought on a private party.
    I know sunday would be good for most of us, but what about a early or late lunch on a saturday? like either 10:30 or 2:00? we could have the place to ourselves for hours before the Saturday night Deep ellum crowd hits, plus those of us that have gigs would have plenty of time to chat and eat before having to take off.

    How does August 9th sound to everybody? I know no date will be perfect, but it's far enough in the future to really get the word out.
    July 19th or 26th would work for me too, but not as well as the august date.

    I would still rather meet at somebodys house, I'm hoping somebody can come through for us.

    Mark
     
  13. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Saturday 10:30 works best for me. I can do Sunday, but I am in church from 10:00 - 12:00 and 6:00 - 8:00, so I would have to pop in for an hour or two in between.

    Saturday afternoons are out. We are playing almost every Saturday afternoon at Texas Harley Davidson in Bedford.
     
  14. Ty McNeely

    Ty McNeely

    Mar 27, 2000
    TX
    It would be REALLY nice if we could put this little shin-dig off until the first of September. If we did, I'd be moved to Waco and ON MY OWN, so I could come. However, I don't expect ya'll to put it off just for me, so that means ya'll have to have another gathering VERY soon!!
     
  15. Razor

    Razor

    Sep 22, 2002
    Dallas
    I'm pretty flexible. Sundays and Mondays are best for me because I am off on those days. I work nights though and can adapt to whenever yall want to do it. Heck, I can even take a night off if you all want to meet up in the evening or on a weeknight. The Jason's Deli thing is no problem I assure you. I eat lunch almost every weekday with my drummer at his deli and I know it would be fine as long as we don't do it at peak times. Either way it goes I will make it work. I'd just like to meet everyone and shoot the breeze for a couple of hours.:D :bassist:
     
  16. stuie86

    stuie86

    May 9, 2003
    mckinney, tx
    ok well as we all can see with all the places and times... this will take awhile to figure out

    good luck
     
  17. I'm in! Sunday afternoon would work best for me. I also live in Plano.

    Jeff
     
  18. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas