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AcousticMonster
07-17-2009, 05:16 PM
Hey guys, I might be getting my first contracted/money paying gig with a ukulele! Should I ask for my own trailer with perks? LOL, I'll follow up when I get more details.


Money is good!

BBcakes
07-17-2009, 05:23 PM
Good luck and keep us posted :)

ritzer012
07-17-2009, 05:35 PM
Should I ask for my own trailer with perks? LOL

definitely, milk it for all you can!! hahah:D

haole
07-17-2009, 05:37 PM
I hope the gig is the only thing you've contracted. Good luck! :D

deach
07-18-2009, 02:23 AM
Congrats Danny!

sukie
07-18-2009, 03:45 AM
Don't forget to ask for only orange M and M's too. Seriously though -- congrats!

Ukulele JJ
07-18-2009, 03:52 AM
Congrats, dude! Let us know how it all goes down (assuming you're not too rock star to hang out with the like of us normal people afterwards... :D )

JJ

schuermurrman
07-18-2009, 03:58 AM
Don't forget to ask for only orange M and M's too. Seriously though -- congrats!

I thought that it was Green only!! hehehehehe...orange it is!!

Or....make them bring back the light brown ones...those were the best!!!

Way awesome with the gig man!! Best of luck!!!

:music:

nikolo727
07-18-2009, 06:25 AM
yes money is good, you get to waste it on uke stuff. :D

Ahnko Honu
07-18-2009, 07:08 AM
CONGRATULATIONS! What next, record deal? Best wishes on your budding career. :shaka:

shanifawni
07-18-2009, 07:11 AM
you should also remember to shout "i can't work under these conditions!" whenever applicable.

sukie
07-18-2009, 07:21 AM
you should also remember to shout "i can't work under these conditions!" whenever applicable.

Shani -- that's too funny.

AcousticMonster
07-18-2009, 01:02 PM
Don't forget to ask for only orange M and M's too. Seriously though -- congrats!

I'm gonna try for a Pinata full of Reeses Peanut butter cups!


CONGRATULATIONS! What next, record deal? Best wishes on your budding career. :shaka:

Well, if I every get off my lazy butt and write enough songs....:D

I have a bunch of half written stuff, but will try harder to finish them.


I'm just going to be doing 45 minutes (one opening set for 30 minutes, and a 15 minute set between bands). It's at a bowling alley! :shaka: I'll try and see if I can get some pictures or video. It's on August 21st...so I have some time to wait.

AcousticMonster
08-21-2009, 04:28 PM
Mission Complete! Mmmm...money is good. Money is...LIFE! :D

MisoHappy
08-21-2009, 04:32 PM
CHEEEEEHUUUU!!!!!!

Congrats, man! Good luck! You know, when ppl see an ukulele, they alread have relatively low expectations, so it ought to be easy to win the crowd

ricdoug
08-21-2009, 09:59 PM
Great job, Danny! Any photos or videos? Ric

sukie
08-22-2009, 04:19 AM
Well......?

AcousticMonster
08-22-2009, 07:10 PM
CHEEEEEHUUUU!!!!!!

Congrats, man! Good luck! You know, when ppl see an ukulele, they alread have relatively low expectations, so it ought to be easy to win the crowd

LOL, so true...I get that any place I play where they don't know me yet. When I say the word "ukulele" it's almost an automatic eye-roll, or laugh. Then when they here me play rock tunes they usually change their opinion. You just got to get up on stage and rock out. I found even if you bomb, if you have lots of energy, people still enjoy what I do.


Great job, Danny! Any photos or videos? Ric

The promoter guy had a video camera set up, and a couple of people I knew were taking pictures. Unfortunately it was almost empty when I played, so I don't know if they were taking video or pictures at the time. I took a couple pictures with my cell phone (look in my UU picture gallery).


Well......?

I'll see if anyone got pictures/videos of me playing. I did add some videos of me playing at open mic nights. Check out my YouTube page.

Playscool39
08-23-2009, 08:39 AM
Congrats on the gig. How did it go? Any fans throwing panties or fainting;)

AcousticMonster
08-23-2009, 08:45 AM
Congrats on the gig. How did it go? Any fans throwing panties or fainting;)

It went okay. There wasn't a lot of people there. I think it was because they started a little after 5:30pm, which was dumb because most people don't get off work until then.

Anyways, I got to play on the main stage for about 20 minutes (I was suppose to play 30 minutes). Then I got to play again on their side patio (between bands) for another three songs. There was no panties thrown, but one lady really liked my version of Love Potion #9. She jumped up and started dancing.

Playscool39
08-23-2009, 09:40 AM
There was no panties thrown, but one lady really liked my version of Love Potion #9. She jumped up and started dancing.


LOL!You really got the party started:DNext time you'll be the main event.

Aldrine Guerrero
08-23-2009, 10:19 AM
It went okay. There wasn't a lot of people there. I think it was because they started a little after 5:30pm, which was dumb because most people don't get off work until then.

Anyways, I got to play on the main stage for about 20 minutes (I was suppose to play 30 minutes). Then I got to play again on their side patio (between bands) for another three songs. There was no panties thrown, but one lady really liked my version of Love Potion #9. She jumped up and started dancing.

Awesome possum. Sounds like a blasty blast. Hopefully the people who saw you there contact you for more paying gigs. Expand your connections and use your set as a business card. Congrats!

AcousticMonster
08-24-2009, 04:58 AM
Awesome possum. Sounds like a blasty blast. Hopefully the people who saw you there contact you for more paying gigs. Expand your connections and use your set as a business card. Congrats!

I may have some more coming up. I played at a bar the previous weekend and the owner liked what I did. He asked if I could do some openers and/or play between bands. Hopefully there will be some more cash coming my way. :D