Over 40 musically and “un-musically-enabled” folks ready for some Rock and Roll
The Scene: Imagine a basement bar...speakers, guitar amps, wires, knobs, Christmas lights....... rumble rumble rumble.....you are 20 years old with your buddies and out for a night of space invaders and galaxian. Someone sneaks you into the bar next door with a live band. Maybe you wanted to be in the band. Maybe you are happy playing a pinball machine and just listening. A bass line starts and then you hear....
You are fine. Life is good! No worries, no pressures. Remember what being a fan was like? Well I’m bringing that mood to my house and you are invited.
Why?: Its a Theme Party OK? If you know know how to play....well show us! Don’t know how to play? Whelp if you’re invited then you must be some kind of professional that really enjoys music and are “party-worthy.”
Place: Basement. House was built in 1928. Can you feel the vibes? Ghosts? Classic Chicago Blues and Rock and Roll....OH BABY!
Sound reinforcement specifications: Basic 7 speaker bi-amped system. 10 inch mids and 250 watt subwoofer, ya know loud and can fill a room but basically background stuff. PA is 16 track board, guitar amps, speakers and misc. mics and audio enhancement gadgets. It’ll work...trust me!
Needed: You! Beer or your favorite beverage of choice. More amps, guitars, drums, harps, violins, sax, cowbells and tambourines. Talent, OK first “real” talent then cowbellers and triangle players. We’ve line up 20 of the best talent I could find in my travels and meeting through others to play. Some are real professionals others think they are or are basically old groupies. If you want a job as a bouncer please let me know and my son Jeff is taking phone interviews.
Additional information: This will be an adventure in the creative process. You have been invited because either you are a musician, an artist, a comedian, an expert in promotions, are a video freak, or just enjoy the sound of live music. Can we all get along????
Expectations: Watching the creative juices flow from the start of when people first meet each other and find out what they have in common. Having a jam session and relaxing without worries. Professional musicians have been invited. Based on their schedules and availability this will determine how many are able to come and play. Some of these folks have a lot of experience. Like make a living at it. I’m not promising anything but a cold beer and a good time with interesting people. The anonymous factor is intriguing eh?