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Ron
12-04-2011, 07:05 AM
I was emailing around all the local festivals and fairs looking for work and we got asked to play on this bill:
http://www.marchfest.com/music
John Cooper Clarke!?!
Yeah - I know - he's at a stage of his career where he's accepting invites from little festivals in hick towns like ours. Don't care. Excited to hear him live and excited to be on the same bill.

bazmaz
12-04-2011, 11:47 AM
If I was on the bill with JCC I too would be thrilled!

Excellent!

Hippie Dribble
12-04-2011, 12:23 PM
wow, awesome Ron!!!! Congratulations mate. Have a great gig! :)

drbekken
12-05-2011, 12:08 AM
Clarke is legendary, and for good reasons.

Ron
12-05-2011, 07:01 AM
I loved JCC when I was a younger fella living in Wellington.
. Haven't listened to anything for an age so I'd better swot up in case I bump into him backstage.

This really was a case of "you get nothing that you don't ask for" (or however that saying should go).
I went through the events listings websites, found local fairs, festivals and events and emailed the organisers one by one "Hi, we're the Ukes of Hazard...do you need anymore entertainment at your festival,,,,etc".

Shakespeare
12-05-2011, 07:07 AM
Ever since I heard Kung Fu International I have always thought he was brilliant. You are very lucky.

Ron
12-20-2011, 06:38 AM
Ok. So we were very excited to be playing Marchfest at all
http://www.marchfest.com/
thn we discovered we are sharing the stage with John Cooper Clark

Alabama 3!! Very very excited, now.