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Username: robinc

Post Number: 137
Registered: 5-2008
Posted on Monday, April 13, 2009 - 2:51 am:   Edit Post

I had my first gig with my new band on the 10th. We played at a little restaurant/bar in Davis, CA, where I am currently in school. We play a relatively eclectic mix of funk/reggae/soul/rock/ska/etc, all highly danceable, good booty-shakin' music! I had thought our music sounded tight and was pretty fun to listen to, but this being our first gig I was a bit nervous.

It went just about as smoothly as a first gig can go! At one point we probably had around 150+ people crammed into this little restaurant, and I was later told that there was standing room only as they had pushed the tables out of the way to make a dance floor and that people were overflowing out the front door trying to get inside. The manager wants us to come back and turn this into a weekly gig. The best part was when an acquaintance of mine, an exceptionally talented musician who I have a great amount of respect for, came up to me in between sets to complement me on holding down the groove and on the sound of my rig. I was playing my MK V Deluxe through an m-pulse 600 on top of a mesa boogie 210 and 215. We got a lot of complements that night, but to get the praise of someone I respect... that was a humbling moment! :D
Username: mario_farufyno

Post Number: 89
Registered: 9-2008
Posted on Monday, April 13, 2009 - 6:13 am:   Edit Post

Username: davehouck

Post Number: 7885
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 - 7:48 pm:   Edit Post

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Username: georgie_boy

Post Number: 688
Registered: 8-2005
Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 4:08 am:   Edit Post

well done!!

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