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Pre-Gig Balloonapalooza Grand Prairie, Texas

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Gravedigger Dav, Aug 23, 2016.


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  1. s0c9

    s0c9 Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2014
    Ft.Worth/Dallas
    1964 Audio artist, Fractal Audio Beta Tester
    Bummer dude.. if you're bored tonight (Sat).. come up to the Ranch House in Sachse (up 78 off PGBT) and hang out..
    downbeat at 8:30pm.. 'til 12:30 am.. I'm the bass player.. ;)
     
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  2. Dan Knowlton

    Dan Knowlton Sometimes you're the dog, sometimes the tree Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Palm Coast, FL
    Just googled the headliner and listened to *parts* of a couple of his songs. Looks like you guys dodged a bullet by cancelling!

    Dan
     
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  3. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Springtown, Texas
    Didn't see this post until this morning (Monday 8/29). Sorry I missed it.
     
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  4. BassCliff

    BassCliff

    May 17, 2012
    So. Cal.
    Hi,

    Bummer! Why can't some organizers get their stuff organized? It looks like it would've been a fun time.

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    Well, I hope you guys move on and just get even better gigs. All the best.


    Thank you for your indulgence,

    BassCliff
     
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  5. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Springtown, Texas
    Thanks, @BassCliff. This was a good news/bad news situation. I was really looking forward too it, so it was bad news the BL canceled, but I didn't have to drive 3 hours to the gig and 3 hours back. I was in Leander, Texas, just north of Austin for the weekend. There was a memorial service for a friend I had known for 40 years. He gave me my first job in IT. During our time together, I quit twice and he fired me once. But, we were still always close friends. I'm sure there will be other gigs. But, we are still playing small clubs 3 or 4 times a month, except August which was a total wash out.
     
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  6. Hey @Gravedigger Dav sorry I missed you this past weekend was a total washout for me, would have loved to meet up and hang.
    Those big events can be a real pain and sometimes a real leap of faith, I have been on both sides and know how it goes.
     
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  7. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Springtown, Texas
    When you say washout, do you mean it rained? I know there was a chance, but I was out of town. Anyway, maybe another time.
     
  8. Washout in the terms of the curses of aging, better than the alternative.
     
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