I don't remember what the amp was, but this was guy setting up for an afternoon set at a beach bar, as I was leaving I saw the back of his amp and did a severe double take, walked over and it had
8 6L6's in it!
I was like Holey Crap! I gotta get out of here before he fires this thing up! o_O...
Ain't no way I can sleep sitting up. Just won't happen, no matter how hard I try.
I've done the red eye thing a number of times and yes, They Suck! I loose the next day.
Hopefully. I'll never have to do another one again.
I've always been a little jealous of bands that could go without a set list, calling the tune on the fly. Me, I end up going "Um...what song do you want to do? Um..."
Getting the other band members set for the next song on the fly like that has been tough when I do change it up from the set...
We find pre-configured set lists are the way to go for us. Special requests mess that up, but we handle it.
I use a set list app (Orpheus), set up prior to every gig. Before one song ends, I've already got the next song's sheet up on my tablet.
No dead air, no searching for songs. That is...
At 65 years old, I been singing in the bars for over 45 years. I've learned and forgotten hundreds of songs.
My memory ain't what it once was, but I've earned the right to use a dammed tablet if I want to.
I'm still, constantly learning new songs. It's what keeps me going.
Yea I learn the...
Wow @Joefish , what a great review! You can't know how much I appreciate that. Warms my heart.
Yea, our lead player, Lou Ceceri, he's something special ain't he. The South Jersey king of the double stops. The Chicken Pickin' King. You even used the term Monster. It's a real privilege to play...
Golden Nugget Tavern, Berlin, NJ 08009
Atlantic Train Co. (ATCo)
Country Music! Swing and Line Dancing.
Yes, that's a Brent Mason Telecaster. Tone Master Twin on the left, Tone Master Deluxe on the right.
The original "WTF? Are you on acid?" song:
We skipped the light fandango
Turned cartwheels 'cross the floor
I was feeling kinda seasick
The crowd called out for more
And so it was that later
As the miller told his tale
That her face, at first just ghostly
Turned a whiter shade of pale