Memorial Day Jam

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  1. KyleK

    KyleK Who, me? Staff Member

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    ...after Flander's Field, I couldn't update there.


    11:30 Sunday Night, still going strong


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    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

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    KyleK Who, me? Staff Member

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    That is Owen Tufts, professionally known as Big Daddy O. Check him out on YouTube. Such a smooth, soulfull voice.
     
  5. KyleK

    KyleK Who, me? Staff Member

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    Bro, I can get you in anytime. Bring your tent and your guitar. If you come once, you will never miss again.
     
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    Bengal B Founding Member

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    Maybe you already are. You have been playing longer than I have. No way I would try to play electric blues solos with professional musicians but I have gotten good enough to play rhythm on some things and even sing some things.

    My guitar teacher told me a few months ago that I should go play at one of the open mike nights around town. I went to one of them without my guitar just to check it out. It was mainly an acoustic singer-songwriter kind of thing. Most of the players had really good voices but I didn't see anybody who wowed me with their guitar playing. I didn't go back because at the time my acoustic was a crappy el cheapo that had major problems. Also they were all doing original songs and not covers. I never got into it to be a songwriter but I have written a few songs just so I can play at that kind of venue. The people at the place I went seemed to be kind of cliqueish and liberal. I can't wait to see their reaction when I play Pistol Packin' Girl.

    My Baby cleans our guns at night
    she loads em in the morning
    If you break into our house she'll shoot you without warning

    I met her at a gun show, she was selling 45's
    She said take a look at this one
    It just might keep you alive

    In my lessons I'm still mainly focused on electric. My teacher will show me some licks and I really can get into it when he plays the rhythm but that's only for a few minutes. When I play with a backing track off of YouTube most of the time I'm not nearly as good. I don't have anybody to play with and that's what I need to improve. I want to play with people who may be a little better than me. It's probably like tennis. If you play somebody way better or way worse than you it's no fun for either one.

    Now that I have a good acoustic I have gotten way better on it and can do things that even a few months ago I couldn't. If I get up and play in front of people I want to be able to entertain, At least to where they don't boo.

    Sorry to Ramble On (Led Zeppelin) but I started drinking early and didn't run out of booze.
    In the words of Michael Jordan (or was it Nike) JUST DO IT!

    Shane and I will be there next year to rock the house.

     
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  7. KyleK

    KyleK Who, me? Staff Member

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    20180528_164818-1008x567.jpg 20180527_232909-1008x567.jpg 20180528_000705-567x1008.jpg 20180528_180513-1008x567.jpg Just got home. Damn, that weekend just recharges my batteries.

    These pics are from tthis afternoon.
     
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    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

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    Love it!
     
  9. KyleK

    KyleK Who, me? Staff Member

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    Dude, it is so good. Emma sat in on keyboards and drums this weekend. She's just an amateur compared to most, but they took her under their wings. So. Good.

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    Is she your daughter?
     

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