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Some Gig Pics to get us through no gig time

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by SteveC, May 20, 2020.


  1. DanTheQuaker

    DanTheQuaker Supporting Member

    Nov 6, 2015
    Seattle, WA
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  2. Ostie

    Ostie

    Aug 1, 2018
    Mid MI
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    The Lost Hitch Hikers at Dark Horse Brewing Co., Marshall, MI. Im playing mandolin on this song.

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    The Gallery Brewing Co., Portland MI. Me again on mandolin.
     
  3. andysvec

    andysvec Supporting Member

    Thanks for checking out the clip @BassCliff ! Yea, going 'semi-acoustic' especially with a firecracker like Dez is a bit strange but worked out. We're playing Gilley's again this Fri-Sat and maybe next weekend too. Gonna take the house kit off the riser and put Mark's small travel kit up there and the three of us still need to be on stools and 6ft apart in front, I think they still aren't going to advertise as not to pack it while we're still in Phase 2, hopefully the end of the month everything moves to phase 3 to ease up the entertainment restrictions here! We'll check you out 4th july weekend for sure if we're not working!
     
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  4. Datsgor

    Datsgor Supporting Member

    Jul 29, 2000
    East Bay, N. Ca.
    I actually got a gig shot from last Thursday. We were asked to come play a senior living center as they missed us and wanted to hear our music. When we arrived we had to sign a disclosure form, spray our shoes and have our temperatures taken. With masks on we set up behind some yellow tape and played our set to a very happy group of retired persons. Everything was mellow and it was hassle free. It gave me hope of actually having things work out eventually. This is a shot from just after the gig...you can just see the back of my bass' neck leaning up against my Carvin PB150 combo right the next to the dude giving the peace sign.

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  5. Eli_Kyiv

    Eli_Kyiv

    Apr 7, 2020
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    A year ago, Kupala celebration (an East Slavic Midsummer Night). A gig in the woods, on a shore of huge freshwater reservoir called Kyiv Sea. A couple of pics so you can see a magic of the place.
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    And now the gig photos. The setlist consisted mostly of classic rock songs.
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  6. Outside gig time last Sunday, first in a long time, new member.

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  7. stubborne

    stubborne

    Oct 22, 2009
    Rock Hill, SC
    Fun "80's Night" gig... yes, there was beer involved:
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    They make me sing, too :whistle:. Notice the duct tape, broke during set up!
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  8. Mic stands are the worst, I hate buying them.

    The one I use now is from parts and pieces of the last 3 I had purchased. I just used the most durable parts from each and came up with one that's been usable for a couple years now. Yes, I'm cheap. :thumbsup:
     
  9. Eli_Kyiv

    Eli_Kyiv

    Apr 7, 2020
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    The mic stand I use on the photo above is 40 years old and build like a tank. It also weighs like a tank, but that's another story.
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  10. Volker Kirstein

    Volker Kirstein Blippy the Wonder Slug Supporting Member

    Last Wednesday in June, one year ago, at the BluesHaus. Bass is my go-to girl Jenny, a Harley Benton Shorty.
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  11. BassCliff

    BassCliff

    May 17, 2012
    So. Cal.
    Hi!

    Wow! That's a huge freshwater lake! Is that part of the Dnieper river? What a beautiful place. Thanks for the pictures. :)

    Thank you for your indulgence,

    BassCliff
     
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  12. Eli_Kyiv

    Eli_Kyiv

    Apr 7, 2020
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Yes, it's a part of Dnipro river, but it's an artificial reservoir with a damb rather than lake. Located 40 miles north of Kyiv. It was built in 1964, my birthyear. :)
     
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  13. luqman_the_wise

    luqman_the_wise

    Jul 16, 2018
    Istanbul
    Me and boys @Caravan Rock Bar. No Brain Society greets everyone from Istanbul (not Constantinople)!
     

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  14. stevecaronna

    stevecaronna Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    St Rose Louisiana
    Nashville South Band first gig after lockdown ended.
     

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  15. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    Eastern North Dakota
    I only have a few and none of the “gig” but we played a private party at a lake place last night. We like these as the pay is good, the setting is good and the food is good. I didn’t take pics as I didn’t want to look like a weirdo but they were nice people and probably wouldn’t have minded. We set up on the patio facing the lake.
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    The front of the house was just as impressive.
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    For distancing we brought our sound guys RV.
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    • Turns our we didn’t need it as we had a “green room” to ourselves off the patio. Stocked fridge with booze and drinks.
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    They had food for us - pulled beef, deep fried turkey bites, salads, desserts. Really good. I don’t have any crowd shots. The stayed back about 30 feet. Some boats anchored in the lake and listened. Pretty cool. Also made 5 bills so not bad. We have another like this in August. I’ll try for better pics and maybe post in BassCliffs thread.
     
  16. lowphatbass

    lowphatbass **** Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2005
    west coast
    Probably one of the funnest gigs of 2018. One of those “originals/no rehearsal” gigs that keeps you on your toes all night....can’t wait to do it again sometime!
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  17. My favorite gig in the last couple years, Bayfield WI, right behind us is the city pier and Lake Superior.

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  18. TNCreature

    TNCreature Jinkies! Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2010
    Philadelphia Burbs
    Green Cathedral (1 of 2 of my original bands) November 21st streaming benefit for and at The Kennett Flash, Kennett Square, PA.
    No audience and masked up.
    Video is archived on their Facebook and YouTube pages.
    Odd with no audience, but it felt so great to play, and support a great listening room that has supported us over the years. (First photo flipped)
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  19. Nothing like inhaling an intense cloud of horseradish while singing/playing!... SB%20LIHF.jpg
     
  20. kevin wells

    kevin wells

    Aug 11, 2016
    Texas
    November 14 2020. The day went from the 80s to high 30 when we went on. Mötley Crüe tribute. The wind got so bad that we had to take down our back drop curtain, and didn't get to use our flame throwers that we have stationed at the back of the stage. received_3964380163590860.jpeg
     

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