I’m at Tommy Emmanuel!!!

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by Crooner, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. Crooner

    Crooner Friend of Fred

    Apr 15, 2009
    Boston
    Hey Gang!
    I’m in Beverly, MA seeing Tommy tonight! It’s intermission right now. Mike Dawes opened.
    As is my habit, I brought my guitar and once again had the honor of playing a tune with Tommy. We played Something by the Beatles together and it was a BLAST! I’ll post the clip either late tonight or some time tomorrow.

    Cheers!
     
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  2. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    71
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    What a great experience!
     
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  3. Charlie westside

    Charlie westside Country Gent

    Jul 27, 2018
    Sylmar Califirnia
    Enjoy and report back:cool:
     
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  4. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta
    Tommy is the man. He truly seems to do life well.
     
  5. Smooth. He hasn’t been this way in a while. Then again, no one comes this way. I need to drive quite a bot too catch a show, other than my own, and even then I have to drive sometimes.
     
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  6. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Looking forward to the report and video!
     
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  7. Sonny Strimple

    Sonny Strimple Country Gent

    May 8, 2011
    Western Maryland
    That is really GREAT! Tommy is the BEST!
     
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  8. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    I remember your video last year Darrin , it was great . Can't wait to see what you've been practicing for all year long ;) . I"m going tomorrow ( Sunday , July 21 ) , Englewood , N.J. by myself .....Marianne's not interested .....yea I know ...by myself .... like a loser .... cause I got no friends .... I'm gunna have the best time EVER !!
     
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  9. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Age:
    53
    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    Enjoy the show!
     
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  10. Robbie

    Robbie Country Gent

    Age:
    66
    Jun 17, 2013
    Sarnia Ontario Canada
    If I was close by I’d go with you
     
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  11. johnny g

    johnny g Synchromatic

    846
    Sep 2, 2017
    union, ms
    Man, a chance play with and to see Tommy. Some folks have all the luck. Wish he knew were Mississippi was.
     
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  12. kjmac

    kjmac Gretschie

    294
    Mar 7, 2018
    Omaha, NE
    IMHO Tommy Emanuel is the best guitar player alive today. I saw him last year in concert and have most all of his recordings. There just isn't another finger picker still alive on the planet who can play like him.
     
  13. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Age:
    60
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    lol.... when I called for the ticket , the girl said " only one " and I said " yea , the wife doesn't want to go " as we were talking further on the order , I interrupted her and quietly whispered ..... " do you wanna go with me " ....well she busted out laughing :D
     
  14. tartanphantom

    tartanphantom Country Gent

    Age:
    56
    Jul 30, 2008
    Murfreesboro, TN
    LIAR!!!


    Oops... I misread your post title. I thought it said “I AM Tommy Emmanuel”.

    My bad.:rolleyes::D
    Hope you enjoyed the show.
     
  15. Charlie westside

    Charlie westside Country Gent

    Jul 27, 2018
    Sylmar Califirnia
    I hope you have an awesome time. He rarely ever comes out to Los Angels. eventually.......Must see Tommy......Must see Tommy......Must see......
     
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  16. Flouswa

    Flouswa Country Gent

    How cool. I'm a huge Mike Dawes fan, I hope you enjoyed his show too!
     
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  17. T Bone

    T Bone Country Gent

    Wow, would love to see Tommy live. You get to play? That seems intimidating! Looking forward to your video clip. :cool:
     
  18. blueruins

    blueruins Country Gent

    May 28, 2013
    Savannah, GA
    He is awesome! Can’t wait to see this videos

    I saw him last year...there were two performances at the Savannah Music Festival. I had tickets for the second set but showed up early and was lucky enough to see both thanks to a nice girl at the door.

    So glad I did because both shows were quite different...he saved the best for last though. I had invited a few people who had never even heard of Tommy and they were astounded. They talked about it for weeks!
     
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  19. musicman100

    musicman100 Country Gent

    Age:
    38
    Aug 15, 2008
    England
    Hope you’ve been practicing your playing,
    Enjoy
     
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  20. ruger9

    ruger9 Country Gent

    Nov 1, 2008
    NJ
    For those of you who never get a chance to see him, his DVD Center Stage is his best one, imo. I've watched it numerous times.

    The one from Pensacola FL is good too.. but there's just something special about the Center Stage performance.
     
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