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US: Northeast NE GTG. Thank you all for a memorable day! Lets see those pics and videos!!!!!

Discussion in 'Social Events and Get Togethers [BG]' started by ChefKen, Jul 21, 2015.


  1. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    Here we go!! The event will be held September 20th in my yard in Harwinton CT from 12-6. I live on a 60 acre lake in the foothills of the Berkshire Mts. Location is two hours from NYC, Two hours from Boston, 90 minutes from Albany, 40 minutes from Hartford CT. Admission is 25 dollars and attendance limited to 60. My email address for PAYPAL is..... If you prefer the mail PM me for address. The budget is very tight for this so I would ask that anyone in a good place contribute a little extra if possible......When 50 folks are paid it is sold out!! Lots of Awesome stuff booked so far!

    The first big announcement is Genzler Amplification will be here! Jeff will be showing off his BRAND NEW cabinet line. He is a generous sponsor of the event and will be here personally to show off his stuff!! This will be the first time Jeff will be showing this stuff in public! A TB exclusive!!

    Special guest Doug Wimbish!!!!!!!!!

    Roger from KMC ( hasbeen) has offered all attendees a free set of DR or Dunlop strings of their choice!!!!! See post 96....just send hasbeen your name and exactly what you want!!!! Thanks Roger!! A free set of strings is worth the price of admission by itself!!!!!!!!!!!!:thumbsup: String requests must be in by Sept 30th!!! Sign up NOW!!

    All attendees will be entered to win a sweet door prize provided by Source Audio!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Tony P will be here to demo GK, Nathan Navarro from Source Audio will demo the new "One Series line of bass effects, Mike Dimin will demo solo bass technique and do a workshop for those interested, M Bass will be here with some handcrafted instruments, Nino Valenti will attend with amazing basses to check out, Warwick has just committed to show off some beautiful German basses, Whole Tone Guitars in Glastonbury will show off Warrior basses and more gorgeous custom stuff.....Luthier Ron Blake will be here to answer any questions and talk custom work......More to come!!


    I am having Lunch catered by one of CT finest....Expect Seafood and Sausage Gumbo, An excellent chicken entree, roasted vegetable pasta and more. I will provide water and soda.....BYOB!!!!!!

    Please bring a lawn chair!! Bring your favorite set of headphones! Bring basses and effects....we will have headphone hubs set up......Please do not bring Amplifiers....We have three amp companies represented. Longtime blues and rock band Murry the Wheel will host the open "mic"....sign up and jam!!
    I hope we can have some bass and effect swapping.....rules prohibit talking about sales on this thread!!!!! So don't..... Just bring cool stuff. I have my Alembic and Andreas Bull shark available for folks to play carefully....Bring that Squier that plays better than a MIA Pbass.....I want to see it!!
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    Much more to come.....I have other ideas for vendors and other guests......announcements to come!!!!!!! Ask any questions you like!
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2015
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  2. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    Help with transportation will be coordinated to help out folks dealing with mass transit. I hope some carpooling can be arranged as parking will get interesting for sure!!

    Total confirmed including vendors is at 46 as of 08/24......there is room for 19 more maximum.

    The Paid List :not including vendors!!
    1: David Jayne +1
    2: Lo Tone
    3: csfporn
    4: Andy Brown
    5: LeonD
    6: ModuMan
    7: DanB
    8: Grumpyfunk
    9: DavidJBass
    10: Hotblack
    11: zenbanshee
    12: Twocan
    13: Mystic Mike
    14: Guest of Mr. Jayne
    15: Buldog515bass
    16: Bunk McNulty
    17: hrodbert696
    18: Bfunk
    19: ronaldpdbrandt
    20: Jim W
    21: RoadRanger
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2015
  3. Paid. See you there!
     
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  4. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    You sir are # 1
     
  5. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    Who will be number 2??
     
  6. Jeff Genzler

    Jeff Genzler Commercial User

    Feb 9, 2007
    Brooklyn NY
    Currently GENZLER AMPLIFICATION / Formerly GENZ BENZ
    Ken. Thanks so much for putting this event together.
    I'm looking forward to being there.
    Jeff
     
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  7. By the way Ken, it's 'Squier.'. :smug:
     
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  8. C'mon people. It'll be worth it just for the food. :thumbsup:
     
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  9. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    Event will run from 12-6? Hope to see many of you!!
     
  10. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    My pleasure!! Thanks for supporting the gathering and TB!!!!
     
  11. Mike Dimin

    Mike Dimin Inactive

    Dec 11, 1999
    So looking forward to it. Chance to see old friends
     
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  12. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    And I am looking forward to meeting everyone for the first time!!
     
  13. LoTone

    LoTone Clean as an Entwistle... Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2010
    Quebec, Canada
    I am in. I have paid my admission through PayPal.

    @ChefKen: Thanks for having us over.
     
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  14. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    Looking forward to meeting you!! #2
     
  15. LoTone

    LoTone Clean as an Entwistle... Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2010
    Quebec, Canada
  16. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    Sure...thing. I want a sold out event!!
     
  17. LoTone

    LoTone Clean as an Entwistle... Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2010
    Quebec, Canada
    I will let him know. I cannot guarantee he will come however.
     
  18. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    No worries....Ron Blake will be here...amazing Luther ....built Les Claypool's bass....if Doug comes he will be welcome!!
     
  19. LoTone

    LoTone Clean as an Entwistle... Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2010
    Quebec, Canada
    Pardon my ignorance but who is Tony P?

     
  20. ChefKen

    ChefKen

    Aug 30, 2014
    NW CT
    He is a member here on TB....He has helped organize many GTG in the past.....I am giving him a break but he is still helping out on many levels.....He is real pro and does NAAM demos.....Good guy and as passionate about coffee as anyone out there!!
     
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