where do you play?

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by 5120mantis, May 17, 2011.

where/what do you play?

Poll closed May 27, 2011.
  1. Live original Band (1 to 2 covers, any musical style )

    6 vote(s)
    16.2%
  2. Live Cover Band

    15 vote(s)
    40.5%
  3. Home alone as a hobby

    15 vote(s)
    40.5%
  4. what's a guitar?

    1 vote(s)
    2.7%
  1. 5120mantis

    5120mantis Country Gent

    Age:
    47
    Mar 6, 2011
    nj
    :D
    so just wanna see whose in bands what they play, and who plays at home.
     
  2. Jack Knife

    Jack Knife Synchromatic

    871
    Mar 15, 2009
    Magdalena, NM, US
    I play on the couch nowadays. :(
     
  3. Manic

    Manic Country Gent

    Dec 5, 2009
    I Play...

    ...vocals, percussion and bass at Beth Messiah Synagogue every Friday night and Saturday morning.

    ...vocals, bass at Finneytown Church of God every Sunday morning.

    ...vocals, fiddle, bass and harmonica with the Wild Birds Gang bluegrass group.

    ...vocals, bodhran, tinwhistle and guitar for Valley Road, my own folk/gospel group I am trying to start.
     
  4. Big Ron

    Big Ron Synchromatic

    732
    Nov 17, 2010
    Chattanooga, TN
    I am available for chord solos at Morris Hill Baptist during offertory I might do this once a month or so. Also play for our Mutual Hearts fellowship and Joy Class parties every so often.

    Big Ron
     
  5. jeffm1

    jeffm1 Electromatic

    Age:
    60
    95
    Feb 28, 2011
    nashville
    Mostly in my studio over the garage. I have friends over for jam sessions from time to time. I play at Miracle Baptist Church on rare occations but I run sound their now. Hey
    Caeman you look to be a busy man with all those projects. I like a variety of music myself and hope to do some praise and worship in the future.
     
  6. sroux

    sroux Country Gent

    Age:
    52
    Oct 6, 2008
    Baton Rouge Louisiana
    3 piece rockabilly band.
    I play guitar and sing. Other guys are drum and upright bass.
    We play a mix of originals and covers. We are trying to get our originals catalog up to snuff right now. The covers we do range from obscure rockabilly to more popular tunes that casual listeners might know.

    We play local and area bars, parties, and events. We've been doing more and more festivals lately. I prefer them to playing bars. 5 or 6 hundred guaranteed to play for an hour is definitely better than a typical Friday night playing 3 to 4 hours for door.

    We mainly do it for fun, and as long as I'm not going in the hole it's all good.
     
  7. Manic

    Manic Country Gent

    Dec 5, 2009
    I work during the week to pay the bills. I live on the weekends. I love being a gospel musician. As I tell my local buddies, "I gig for God." The bluegrass group is talking about maybe getting out to the some of the local parks and providing music in the summer time.

    When you find something you really love to do, it isn't work...it's FUN!
     
  8. c7ble

    c7ble Gretschie

    422
    Apr 29, 2010
    Edinburgh
    where is the "all of the above" button
     
  9. Jukebox

    Jukebox Gretschified

    Age:
    66
    Jun 2, 2008
    Foreston,MN
    I use to play clubs, bluegrass doings and Arts in the park here in town along with a few family reunions. My singer doesn't think he needs to practice and can't keep a regular beat on guitar, so I stopped playing. Now I play more for a hobby.
     
  10. tartanphantom

    tartanphantom Friend of Fred

    Age:
    58
    Jul 30, 2008
    Murfreesboro, TN
    Exactly. Also, I play in three different groups... all of them mixing originals with covers.

    The Exotic Ones-- a strange mix of punk, rockabilly, surf and straight-ahead rock & roll.

    The Secret Commonwealth-- another genre-blending band, primarily traditional Celtic music mixed with Americana, "pub punk" (think Pogues) and other "world music".

    I also play as a side-man for Uncle Don Clark-- which is primarily original Americana music.
     
  11. dobro

    dobro Synchromatic

    662
    Jun 12, 2010
    Los Angeles
    Been hosting a Pro Blues Jam every Wednesday at Hollywood's Pig 'N Whistle for a couple of years, maybe 2 other gigs a month as a sub/ accompanist.
     
  12. JohnnyRingo

    JohnnyRingo Gretschie

    Age:
    53
    442
    Jul 13, 2008
    Georgia
    When I'm not headlining your favorite hometeams stadium or arena,I'm playing with myself at home.That did'nt come out just right,but you know what I mean.
     
  13. vjf1968

    vjf1968 Former Member

    560
    Jun 3, 2008
    Philadelphia
    3 peice band plus singer for the original stuff. Currently my side band is inactive.
     
  14. 6stings

    6stings Friend of Fred

    Age:
    60
    Aug 14, 2010
    Norway
  15. Strummerson

    Strummerson Country Gent

    Jul 15, 2010
    Ann Arbor
    Currently in my basement. 80% done with a grandiose composition project. Hope to record some demos and recruit some collaborators next year.
     
  16. wilhite

    wilhite Synchromatic

    Age:
    39
    608
    Feb 13, 2011
    Texas
    Just at home for me. I can't subject others to this.
     
  17. Flynnski

    Flynnski Country Gent

    Apr 14, 2009
    Cheltenham UK
    My wife let's me out Thursdays to play at Yates's pub .
     
  18. collared_dove4

    collared_dove4 Gretschie

    148
    Apr 13, 2010
    florida
    I play in my room.
    But sometimes I get a little wild and play in the living room!
     
  19. 5120mantis

    5120mantis Country Gent

    Age:
    47
    Mar 6, 2011
    nj
    :eek::D
    i play in an original band.
     
  20. collared_dove4

    collared_dove4 Gretschie

    148
    Apr 13, 2010
    florida
    o: Fun.
    I hope to some day too.
     
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