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Bopper
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Better get hit in yo' soul
May 25th, 2014 08:29 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

See ya next time, Bob.
There *will* be a next time.
I'm sure.
;^D

RobertNasir

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Galt's Gulch is where I'd rather stay...
May 27th, 2014 01:17 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hey, gang.

One month out, so probably a good time to have folks chime in.

I'll check with my mates and see how many folks plan to make it ... Ron Tool might be out of the country; if so, I suspect the rest of The Capitalists will be on hand; either way, I'll let ya'all know.

Anyone still thinking about a planning/jamming evening during the week, maybe a couple weeks ahead of time?

Bopper
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May 28th, 2014 07:23 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

A beforehand get together is a darn good idea, but I can't offer much (like a place) other than my guaranteed presence.

RobertNasir

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Galt's Gulch is where I'd rather stay...
May 28th, 2014 09:59 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Pete, how late is the Club open on weeknights?

If a weeknight's not good, is anyone up for a Friday the 28th planning session/dress rehearsal/jam?

That's one week ahead of time; we could throw a barebones schedule together, and a short list of songs to play throughout the evening, between other players, or whenever steam's at a low.

(I'll also send this note privately, as Jacqui will want to chime in; it will be good for her to have a list of several songs we've got ready for her to sing, and to run through a few ahead of time.)

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May 31st, 2014 08:49 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Robert, we are good for friday night June 20. the fish fry is over at 8.

BraindeadJer

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Jun 1st, 2014 08:25 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Our kids are coming into town in two weeks. June 20 we are taking the granddaughters camping with us, and the following week we will be taking them back home to Denver. Have a good jam. Looking forward the the post jam comments.

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Jun 2nd, 2014 07:38 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

This is still looking like a possibility for me, if it's open to a NYer. Hey, that's only one state away, if you don't count Canada!

RobertNasir
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Galt's Gulch is where I'd rather stay...
Jun 2nd, 2014 09:53 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Excellent, Jerome! Come one, come all.

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Jun 5th, 2014 12:35 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

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Bopper
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Jun 6th, 2014 07:09 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"This is still looking like a possibility for me..."

Excellent, Steve. Heart attack? What heart attack?

RobertNasir
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Galt's Gulch is where I'd rather stay...
Jun 16th, 2014 08:46 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

FISH DINNER & PRE-JAM JAM IS THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014.

AmyNasir and I should be there in time for dinner (From the website: "Every Friday from 5:00pm until 8:00pm we serve the best Fish and Chips in Metro Detroit").

We'll have (at minimum) a bass & a guitar on hand, small amps, small monitor, and a notebook.

Plan is to have dinner, discuss the Saturday, June 28 Jam, decide ahead-of-time on a few tunes to bone-up on, and play some music.

See you'all this Friday.

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sjerome
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Jun 16th, 2014 09:12 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"Excellent, Steve. Heart attack? What heart attack?"

A mere clam in the Great Jam of Life.

Bopper
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Better get hit in yo' soul
Jun 17th, 2014 06:31 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Robert - what time do you plan to get there?

(No clams at the fish fry.)

RobertNasir
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Jun 17th, 2014 06:17 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Good question.

I've been thinking 7:00 p.m. at the latest, in order to take advantage of dinner (fish fry runs until 8:00).

Depending on how the remainder of the work week goes (for both Amy and I), may be earlier.

Since Jeff can't make the pre-jam, I'm reconsidering whether to bring a full drum kit. Maybe just an simple kit, bass/snare/small-tom/HH/crash.

Anyone have any other drummers showing up on Friday night?

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RobertNasir
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Galt's Gulch is where I'd rather stay...
Jun 17th, 2014 06:22 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Oh, and No Anchovies, Please.

sjerome
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Jun 18th, 2014 08:54 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Any recs for decent reasonable-budget accommodations in the area? I can make it up there on the day, but would obviously need to stay overnight since it's a night event.

dartman
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Jun 19th, 2014 07:39 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

sjerome, there are a couple places just about 2 miles south of the club. at Dequindre and I-696. i can't remember the exact names, Hampton Inn maybe..

I'll be going by there friday night and can give you more info.

RobertNasir
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Galt's Gulch is where I'd rather stay...
Jun 24th, 2014 10:26 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Friday was great fun.

Dinner, drinks, planning, rock & roll, an acoustic set, all wrapped up before midnight.

Saturday will be even more fun.

There's another event scheduled until 7:00 p.m. on the 28th; I plan to arrive by 7:30 p.m. I'll be bringing the same gear as Friday: guitar & amp, bass & amp, a couple mics & stands, two small monitors. I'll also be bringing a sub-mixer (we'll use the house PA, which has new improved mains since the last jam), and a keyboard (plain midi into an iPad). Drums are To Be Announced; likely either Jeff or I will bring them.

If you'd like to be included in the current e-mail thread (with song ideas for Saturday & other notes), just drop me a line (link is at the left).

Looking forward to rocking out again with ya'all on Saturday.

RobertNasir
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Galt's Gulch is where I'd rather stay...
Jun 28th, 2014 10:59 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Packed up & ready to go! Guitar, bass, keys, mics, amps & little bitty monitors. If there was anything you wanted me to bring along, either I've already packed it, or it's too late!

See ya' around 7:30.

sjerome
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Jun 28th, 2014 01:12 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Unfortunately, I'm not going to be able to make it. Too much going on the past few days. Have fun, all.

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