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Audition tomorrow

PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 1:25 am
by 1four5
Sorry it's not blues, but our biggest chance yet. Tomorrow Tim3Finger and me and our band are going to audition at a rather high profile local western dinner theater. They are looking for a house band and Sunday guest bands. I don't see a snowballs chance...but you never know, and at least we can say we tried. They advertised in the newspaper yesterday, and we called and got a 30 minute time slot to give it all we got. Should be fun :D
Even if tomorrow is a bust, we've got a Fall festival street dance coming up in a couple's gonna be my first flatbed experience. We're moving up in the world 8)

PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 1:57 am
Go get 'em!

PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 6:46 am
by stumblin
Have fun. You never know what might happen.

Re: Audition tomorrow

PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 11:04 am
by maxx england
[quote="1four5"]'s gonna be my first flatbed experience.quote]

What a sheltered life you have led.

PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 1:21 pm
by fat paul
Goodluck to ya, have a ball
fat paul

PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 1:52 pm
by jeffl
Best wishes,Onefer! Definitely have fun; bands that have fun and smile alot are definitely more entertaining.

PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2007 10:12 pm
by 1four5
Wow! Thanks again you'all, I just got home and we had a BLAST! :D We met over at our lead guitar players house this morning and practiced for 3 hours, then drove out to the theater and played our hearts out! It went really good, and we played extreamly well. Now I know what it feels like on one of them talent TV shows...we had a panel of the place's buisness manager, and the millionair owner's wife. We played our songs and they interviewed each of us a little between the songs. I can't think of anything negitive, but on the positive side, we closed with the guys favorite song. He asked...and we lucked out because it's a song we play a lot, and we even got him tapping his feet and singing (Tumbeling Tumbleweeds). If we came with the kind of music they are looking for, we just might have a shot.

Heck yeah... musically speeking, I've lived a very sheltered life. The band just turned 2 years old, and it's the only band I've ever been in. We were all friends even before myself and Tim3finger ever picked up instruments, and we've been co workers for over 20 years. None of this was ever really planned, it just sort of happend because we jammed all the time, and one day we got asked to do a party and we made up a name and the rest followed.

PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 12:08 am
by ricochet
That's great!

You might just get the job, you never know. :D

PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 11:11 pm
by jaybee
fat paul wrote:Goodluck to ya, have a ball
fat paul

not a bad thing to do on a flat bed 8)

PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:29 pm
by boogiechillun85
Flatbed? You mean like in a parade?
Geez, BRACE YOURSELF. I mean, keep your legs apart and be ready to get bowled over by another band member who didn't read this post. I played one of those when I was 17.. fun, but pretty challenging.

PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:39 pm
by 1four5
No least I don't think so!!!! As far as I know, it's going to be one of them close down Main street dances. The organizers said they would have a flatbed out there for us. We plan to get there wayyyy early to set up 8)

PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:46 pm
by 601blues
:shock: They ain't as big as they seem,once ya start sittin up Eq. The last time I told em ta git 2 side by side and lay down some plywood ramp between the 2 , that worked out great!

PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 3:39 am
by 1four5
Just got home and I'm beat and we had a RIOT. There was 5 of us (with full drum kit) on the single flat bed and space was a premium, but we managed and played our hearts out. We ended up playing just 2 sets, one was an hour long and the second set was 2 hours long. they was dancing and we were having so much fun we didn't take our second break. Kind of cool, we got another gig out of it too 8) ...time for bed... 8)

PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 4:21 am
by leftyguitarman
Congrats! Sounds like stuff is workin out great for you guys!

PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2007 3:08 pm
by 1four5
Thanks Lefty!
I'm still floating on a cloud after last night! It's really heart warming to know we did good, and people liked our stuff enough to ask for business cards etc. 8)

Oh yeah, and there is an update on the audition mentioned above: We still haven't heard anything. :cry: The reason they held the auditions is because the ownership of the place is changing hands, and last we heard, there was some litigation snafoo in the sale of the place. They were wanting to be up and running by October, but that's been pushed the waiting continues... :roll: