ever play for a litter of puppies

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by pbassphred, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. pbassphred


    Jul 12, 2004
    my partner and i were asked to play for a 1 year birthday party
    for a litter of irish setters.the owner was concerned about our equipment so he insisted we set up in the kennel so the pups
    wouldn't mess with our stuff.
    check out the pic.


  2. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    File this under Dubya Tee Eff.
  3. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    I didn't understand if you meant as audience or as payment...
  4. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Please tell us you made a lot of money.
  5. Is that an Arcade Video game in that Kennel?! I mean what kind of dogs are these, is there a secret goverment project involved?
  6. Matthew Bryson

    Matthew Bryson Guest

    Jul 30, 2001
    That's exactly the reason I had to open this thread. I'm still not sure. :(
  7. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    Please tell me that you were performing for people celebrating a one year birthday for a litter of pups, not just for a litter of pups and the owner(s). I can't imagine performing a gig while my audience was out pissing on bushes, licking their genitals and smelling each-other's butts.
  8. But then it's not a real party!
  9. Eyescream


    Feb 4, 2004
    Knoxville, TN
    Man's got himself a point here.
  10. RLT


    Jul 10, 2004
    South Central OH
    May give my age away but that sounds like every concert I went to. In the70's and early eighties. :D ;)
  11. Barfly


    Dec 27, 2000
    GTA, Canada

    Just played to that exact crowd last weekend in a wee northern Ontario town. Man, what a place :eyebrow:
  12. Edwcdc

    Edwcdc I call shotgun!

    Jul 21, 2003
    Columbia MD USA
    So was it a good turnout?
    Were you locked in there until you played some Skinert? :D
  13. megiddo


    Apr 5, 2003
    Houston, Texas
    Just wondering if the pups had any requests. Like, Dog Eat Dog, Who Let The Dogs Out, Hair Of The Dog, anything by Three Dog Night? You still haven't told us if this was a paying gig or something to build some character. :D
  14. pbassphred


    Jul 12, 2004
    ok ok so many questions
    the pups were irish setters
    the people were yuppies drunk on shiraz.
    We actually had a pretty good time.
    yea we got paid well.
    lets see we played
    "You aint nothin but a hound dog"
    "you say i'ts your birthday"(the beatles)
    "sixteen Candles"...(just kidding)
    "took dog blues" one of our originals..
    '"Puppy Love" (hurl, vomit)
    "met my wife at a dog show..she took first prize" (not appreciated
    for the fine song that it is)
  15. pbassphred


    Jul 12, 2004
    You gotta play out more...LOL
  16. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I can honestly say this is the weirdest thread I've ever seen.
  17. BenderR


    Jun 1, 2004
    Tucson, AZ
    You haven't played a lot of lower-middle-class weddings have you? :)
  18. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Fella in the pic (you, I assume) looks a LOT like my english teacher last year. Weeeeeird. Also...I cannot imagine playing that "gig". I just cannot possbily comprehend that.
  19. jive1

    jive1 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    I should have clarified. I mean licking their own genitals. If that were possible, I'm sure there'd be plenty of guys who'd never leave the house.