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Not really a gig report

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Paulabass, Oct 29, 2018.


  1. Paulabass

    Paulabass Supporting Member

    Sep 18, 2017
    ...Friday (Saturday morning) finished packing up the gig at 2:00 a.m. with a 2 hour drive home. Load in Saturday was at 4:00 and we loaded out at 2:00 a.m...........
    Sunday morning I woke up still tired. Dragged my ass around and got ready for the noon soundcheck for the jam. I was just not feelin' it, and took 1/2 my rig, no pedal board, and one bass (realized no board, no tuner :( ) and got to the show running on coffee.
    It's the jam, I'm going to sit-out most of the day and relax....our featured guest did not bring his band, and the room was filling up fast. I picked the best drummer in the room, and strapped on my bass. A couple more jammers with me on bass, and MY band 'No Idea' showed up unexpectedly. We played a few songs, and invited more jammers. Then Reif showed up from Ottawa, and my OTHER band took the stage for a power-trio blues set, then we finished up the evening playing for a few other jammers.
    I played for 5 hours without leaving the stage......luckily it was my house gig, so all I had to pack was mics and cables (still 21 channels of them!!)
    I'm a bit tired again today, but what a fun weekend!! 44953755_10161000545030383_3305174915652517888_n.
     
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  2. BassCliff

    BassCliff

    May 17, 2012
    So. Cal.
    Hi Paula,

    You're a bit of a workaholic. ;) But it's a good tired when you've had fun and made some good music with friends. :)

    Thank you for your indulgence,

    BassCliff
     
  3. Paulabass

    Paulabass Supporting Member

    Sep 18, 2017
    At some point the jam always has this- just fill the stage and play some three chord song. Johnny Laing brought a cool B-bender Les Paul and added some cool pedal steel riffs.

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  4. donkeygrl

    donkeygrl Supporting Member

    Aug 28, 2013
    Indiana
    Sounds like a crazy busy awesome weekend!
     
  5. MrLenny1

    MrLenny1

    Jan 17, 2009
    N.H.
    Ah, a real working bass player.
    Thanks for sharing.
     

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