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My "BassGirl" Performing with Keith Urban

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by BassMom88, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. BassMom88


    Oct 17, 2011
    Sorry for the shameless proud Mom moment...but this is just surreal!! So we were flown out to Vegas yesterday and my daughter will be on The American Country Awards Monday night (12/10) on Fox performing with Keith Urban. It's all because of the Grammy Foundation....an amazing organization!
    I don't know how much screen time she'll have...and it's live TV...but she'll be up there playing bass. The parents get to watch from the Green Room...so that should be fun! We're both just a little excited and what an experience for these kids...5 are in high school and 2 in college--all are Grammy Camp alums. Please tune in if you can :)

  2. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    I sure will congrats
  3. BassMom88


    Oct 17, 2011
    Thanks!! It's fun when people ask "What are you in town for?" ;)
  4. twocargar

    twocargar Supporting Member

    Nov 6, 2008
    Manchester, NH
    Awesome! I gotta DVR it or YouTube it the next day for sure.

    Break a leg, BassGirl!

  5. BassMom88


    Oct 17, 2011
    Thanks Twocargar! They had a great rehearsal with Keith's musical director and she got to choose between two Fender Deluxes... she picked the red one :)
  6. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    I knew she'd go places :) Congrats
  7. BassMom88


    Oct 17, 2011
    Thanks Bryan!! Keith's Musical Director hash tagged her as #NewHampshireGrooveQueen on Twitter :)
    They're off to meet the stylist and then rehearse with Keith in a bit...they are having the minors meet with a school teacher for an hour first...rules and everything :)
  8. JimmyM


    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    That's awesome! All the best to your daughter!
  9. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

    Oct 20, 2002
    Oh wow! Congrats!
  10. wmheilma


    Jan 5, 2010
    That is awesome! You must be really proud!
  11. meals


    Jan 14, 2011
    New Hampshire
    ...And so it really begins! This is the beginning of big, big things for that girl!
    We should all be incredibly proud to have her representing our state (NH)! She will knock it right out of the park, I'm sure!
    Congrats, and enjoy the ride!!
  12. Just saw her youtube video about it go up today. Congratulations!
  13. lucam


    Jun 6, 2010
    Link pls! And congrats to the parents :)
  14. BassMom88


    Oct 17, 2011
    Yeah sooooo that happened!!! We were such nerd parents telling everyone around us that those were our kids. They all met for the first time on Friday and played together for the first time on Saturday. They're all great people and so talented. It was magical and the experience of a lifetime!!
    Thanks everyone for all the kind words..Aubrey really appreciates it and so do I!!
    Here's the link for the video...
  15. FreshTrooperXBL


    Jul 24, 2011
    That's so cool! She is rockin' it man! There was a girl up there from a good local band I used to follow (she's the one with the Stratocaster in front of the organist). Coolest part has to be that they are right up front with Kieth and in the limelight. Congrats congrats
  16. Here you go
  17. BassMom88


    Oct 17, 2011
    Thank you!!
    That's Dylan... but I only got a few last names - my daughter is still sleeping. I'll have to work on that. She's in college out in CA--she's amazing and so nice and has the best hair!! She's been with the Grammy Foundation since 2009.
    Keith was so great to them!!! They were all very impressed with how well the kids played right out of the gate. We (parents) didn't get to hear anything until the performance.
    It was such a great time...they flew us out, put us up, paid the kids and one of the parents hosted an after party and we watched the tape delay on the big screen....that was fun!!!
  18. BassMom88


    Oct 17, 2011
    Correction....Devon is the female guitarist in the last post (can't edit in this app)....Dylan's a cousin I just wrote too...I need coffee!!!
  19. jmac


    May 23, 2007
    Horsham, Pa
    Congrats on an amazing experience for your daughter.
  20. bassdog


    May 23, 2005
    Atlanta, Ga
    I was watching and saw that performance. I thought the bass player looked familiar. Congrats. Bob