Gig Report - Interstate Exiles @ Mason's on Beaver Creek - April 13, 2019

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by SWRnut, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. SWRnut


    Apr 21, 2008
    Columbia, SC
    After last night's fill in gig for me, Interstate Exiles played a new room for us about 75 miles from the house on Lake Wateree, South Carolina.
    Cool signage and logo.
    Mason1 sign.jpg
    This was another sign, so we were sure that we were in the right spot.
    Mason 2 sign.jpg
    And a quick photo of the lake. Good thing I took this, as I never saw the lake again that night.
    Lake View.jpg

    Thankful that they put up our posters that I had mailed. And there was an A on the door.
    Mason Door 3.jpg
    Since they were open, and so was the door......
    Mason door 4.jpg
    The setup dance begins, and in a tight space for us.
    Setup dance.jpg
    Rig of the night. Genz Benz Streamliner and the Schroeder 2 x 12. I wanted to cut back some due to the size of the room.
    Rig of doom.jpg
    Close up of my fan club....OH YEAH !
    Oh Yeah.jpg

    Rick begged me to add his guitar rig in my report.
    Mesa crap.jpg

    And a shot of his new acoustic mount from the rear.
    Rick rig.jpg

    Sound checking the acoustic. Pre-stand mount .
    Rick warm up.jpg

    And so the night begins.... and I'm going to sneeze. Achoo.jpg

    Drummer on the loose. Drummer on the loose.jpg
    One more shot of Rick posing
    Rick pose.jpg
    Just the bass player.
    Just the Bass player.jpg
    Copperhead Road intro
    Waht did you say.jpg

    And finally the 2nd set begins.
    Prince song.jpg
    We really had a great night with lots of love from the staff and customers for our first time there. We have two other gigs this summer booked, so hopefully we can build a base of friends and fans in this area.
    Hope you guys have a good gig too !
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  2. G19Tony


    Apr 27, 2018
    Las Vegas, NV
    Nice report. How's the food?
  3. growlypants


    Nov 10, 2012
    Very cool! (Thanks for posting!) How do you like that cordless set-up? On tight stages, they have to earn their keep.
  4. BassCliff


    May 17, 2012
    So. Cal.
    Hi @SWRnut,

    Excellent photo essay. I love the Entwistle action figure! :D [​IMG]

    Thank you for your indulgence,

  5. bluesblaster


    Jan 2, 2008
    where on earth did you find Kool-Aid guy? that's a classic. You should set up a little piece of sheet rock behind him with a hole busted through, seems he was always busting through walls in those commercials. " Ooooh Yeaaahhh !!!!!" :laugh::hyper:
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  6. SWRnut


    Apr 21, 2008
    Columbia, SC
    Great but no pictures. We were rushing to eat. Next time.
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  7. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999

    I wonder how many know what that symbol is...
  8. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    I recommend the beaver.
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  9. rjake007

    rjake007 Supporting Member

    Mar 9, 2018
    Baja, Oregon
    Cool report. Thanks for sharing. Dig the shirt. Is that an image of one of those plastic thingys that I had to use for my old 45s in order to play them on my turntable?
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  10. McG

    McG Goat Hill Gamblers

    Oct 6, 2010
    Costa Mesa, CA
    Yep. That's my vote anyway. :)
  11. nixdad


    Aug 15, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    Nice report - thanks for sharing!

    I'm right there with ya', Cliff. I thought that was too cool.
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  12. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Gold Supporting Member

    looks like a fun time --- and i dig the t-shirt! thanks for sharing your gig experience! :thumbsup:
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  13. bluesblaster


    Jan 2, 2008
    I cant remember the last time I saw or had one of those little plastic thingy's. Pretty sure they haven't been made in quite awhile, although I do have a box of old 45's around here somewhere and I guess I would need one of those to play them. Now I'm curious and am going to have to find that box and see if I have one of those.

    I'm guessing most anyone under the age of 50 might not recognize that symbol .
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    Kool aid.jpg
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  15. SWRnut


    Apr 21, 2008
    Columbia, SC
    I've had a lot of folks ask me what it was. One night a guy comes up to me and says, "Man, I love your shirt. I asked the girl sitting next to me at the bar if she knew what it was, and she didn't have a clue. Do you think she's too young for me? " I had to admit that she probably was......