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I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« on: October 03, 2018, 05:26:43 PM »
I was called yesterday by the owner of the local restaurant / bar / music hall where I play the open mics and open jams.  She books live music every week and offered me a spot next month.  I considered not accepting because I don't know a huge number of covers and don't really want to be a live jukebox in the corner.  However, she told me she specifically wanted me to play my originals and provide background on how I came up with them.  Apparently, that is her favorite part of open mic night!

The thing is, most of those songs started as ODC challenges here.

So allow me to buy you all a virtual beer and brat as a way to say thank you for getting me my first gig.  :D

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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2018, 08:08:06 PM »
Nice one, Red!  8)

Relax and enjoy the gig.... :)

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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2018, 09:40:35 PM »
Very cool Red hope it’s a great time and it is a great compliment ! Be proud sir :)

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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2018, 10:56:16 PM »
Excellent news Red and thanks for the beer.

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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2018, 11:31:59 PM »
love beer on a weekday morning at work  (-!) (-!)


Great news Red :)

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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2018, 01:09:25 AM »
That is outstanding Red, I am sure you will do great!
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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2018, 03:32:43 AM »
Good on you, RJ.  8)

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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2018, 05:43:30 AM »
That`s great news Red...I hope it leads to more 8) 8)

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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2018, 08:48:11 AM »
Excellent news and well deserved - you come up with some good stuff.

See if someone can film it so we can check it out :)

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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #9 on: October 05, 2018, 10:56:30 PM »
Well done young feller!!
Get your EP burned so you can sell ‘em  ;D

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Re: I have you all to thank for my first real gig!!
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2018, 06:11:27 PM »
Thanks everyone!

Slight change of plans. Since I wasn't going to be paid much, I decided to change this from a regular gig to a fundraiser for the local food bank.  The venue owner agreed to support this in their advertising and I can be much more comfortable asking for donations, rather than tips. Plus, more folks are likely to come to a fundraiser that has music than just my performance. I think it will be a win-win-win!