How to find out overall 'theme' of venues?

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by All_¥our_Bass, Aug 12, 2005.

  1. All_¥our_Bass


    Dec 26, 2004
    I would like to try and find the best audience for my band's style of music. How would I go about finding a place where a bunch of hippies/stoner hang out. I want to find people that like weird/trippy/expirimental/Floydian stuff.
  2. baba

    baba Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2002
    3rd stone from the sun
  3. Joe P

    Joe P

    Jul 15, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    You can always go into local clubs and check the Jukebox selections.

    Stoner tunes, huh? I love'em too. A day never goes by that I don't listen to Trower's Bridge of Sighs, Floyd's Dogs or Shine On, Jimmi's Axis Bold As or If 6 was 9, Genesis' Carpet crawlers... or ALL of'em!

    Probably my favorite tune to do with the classic rock band that I'm with is Trower's Day of The Eagle, inwhich we stretch that slow-grind ending out to six or eight minutes!

    Here's a little piece that I recorded about a year ago...
    Mole patrol plays with soul

  4. All_¥our_Bass


    Dec 26, 2004
    Ok cool. I'll remember about checking jukeboxes. Thanks!
    We're still looking for a drummer but we are working on original stuff and we do some obscure Floyd covers.

    I just want to avoid (at all costs) getting booed off the stage for playing such strange titles like "Set the Controls For the Heart of the Sun"
  5. Joe P

    Joe P

    Jul 15, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    Ahh yes:
    "Little by little the night turns around.
    Counting the leaves which tremble at dawn.
    Lotuses lean on each other in yearning.
    Under the eaves the swallow is resting.
    Set the controls for the heart of the sun."

    ...and with that recitation, I think I'm just about ready for my weekend.