Gig alert!! Opening for Stanley!!!!

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Funkee1, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. Funkee1


    Jul 19, 2002
    Yes friends, your good buddy, Funkee1 will be playing at the Galaxy theater in Santa Ana California as the opening act for Stanley Clarke on February 25th, 2005!!! :bassist:

    I plan to rock the hawse fiercely!

    If anyone wants more info, e-mail me off list at

    I will try to post pics after the gig!
  2. GrooveSlave


    Mar 20, 2003
    Dallas, TX
    Let me be the first to say....


    That must be some rarified air up there.

    Seriously, I bet you're stoked. All the best. Kill 'em where they stand. :bassist:
  3. Good for you man!!! Im sure you'll kick @$$!!!
  4. Nadav


    Nov 13, 2004
    Atlanta, GA
    That's awesome! Good luck and have fun.
  5. RicPlaya


    Apr 22, 2003
    Whitmoretucky MI
    Congrats! He is one of the legends out there, what a great opportunity to play in the same show as him.
  6. That's really awesome. I hope someone tapes it or records it so we can all see the show. :bassist:
  7. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    Awesome, funkee1. Congrats, and I hope your gig goes well.

    I'm also glad to hear Stanley is out and about again. He was going through a tough time for a while there, with his divorce and whatnot, and it seems he was devoting more energy to movie scores than anything else.

    Actually, I'd love to come see your show. Where can I get tickets? :)
  8. Funkee1


    Jul 19, 2002

    E mail me privately at, and we can discuss it!


    Jan 25, 2005
    Phoenix, AZ
    What a score!!!

    Good luck, and have fun..matter of fact, see if you can get Stanley to become a TB'er so we can pick his brain!!! :hyper: :hyper: :hyper:
  10. basshunter


    Feb 11, 2005
    Conway, MA
    I'm still so psyched for you Funkee!! Anxiously awaiting your reviews...ah, if only I weren't so far away :meh:
  11. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    You have PM. :)
  12. BP#0


    Feb 11, 2005
    In my Subaru
    That's awesome Funkee1

    Good luck.
  13. MrWalker

    MrWalker Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2002
    :hyper: :cool:

    Good luck!! That's awesome... opening for Stanley Clarke.... that's really something!!!

    :bassist: Let's know how it goes down!! :)
  14. cdb


    Jan 12, 2004
    phila, pa area
    Yow, Funkee, that is outrageous!! I think I would wet my pants, I would be so nervous about opening for a great player like that...
  15. Openin' for Stanley! WooHoo!! Congrats man! Funk da house!! :cool:
  16. That really is terrific. Congrats and best of luck. Better yet ............. KILL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  17. BassmanA440


    Feb 3, 2005

    OK! Spill your guts, how did it go?
    :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper: :hyper:
  18. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Congratulations, man! Try not to suck, OK?
  19. Funkee1


    Jul 19, 2002

    We played to a packed house. We sold more tickets than the other band, so we went on right before Stanley! We were VERY well received!

    Stanley was off the chain! He's still got it. Jighlight of the show: The played "Confirmation" and got lost! They were very loose and joking on stage. This is a new band for Stanley, and the drummer is badd!!!!!!!!
    Keyboardist from Russia, and a violinist from Sweden, but they were up to the task!

    It was a great show.