Who's Online Now
8 members (MFB III, Roy Cooper, Sunset Poet, VNORTH2, E Swartz, Everett Adams, 2 invisible), 365 guests, and 46 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Register Today!
Welcome to the Just Plain Folks forums! You are currently viewing our forums as a Guest which gives you limited access to most of our discussions and to other features.

By joining our free community you will have access to post and respond to topics, communicate privately with our users (PM), respond to polls, upload content, and access many other features. Registration is fast, simple, and absolutely free; so please join our community today!
ShoutChat
Comment Guidelines: Do post respectful and insightful comments. Don't flame, hate, spam.
What's Going On
No Where Else To Go
by MFB III - 09/30/22 10:14 PM
Biologic Capital
by MFB III - 09/30/22 10:11 PM
Cinderella Ball
by MFB III - 09/30/22 10:09 PM
America Is Free
by MFB III - 09/30/22 10:04 PM
Just A Friend.
by MFB III - 09/30/22 09:59 PM
Summer Sheep Meadows-Remastered
by MFB III - 09/30/22 09:57 PM
San Francisco Philharmonic
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/30/22 10:54 AM
Joe's on Weed Street, Ryan Griffin Sept 24, 2022
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/30/22 10:46 AM
West Virginia Symphony Orchestra
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/30/22 09:19 AM
Vicious Kitty
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/30/22 09:14 AM
Bogart's, Cincinnati, Ohio
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/30/22 09:10 AM
Kendall Planetarium, Portland, Oregon
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/30/22 09:00 AM
Legends
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/30/22 08:48 AM
Newport Music Hall, Columbus, Ohio
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 09:19 PM
Del Norte Tacos, Godley, Texas
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 09:15 PM
Stinky's Bait Shop, Santa Rosa Beach
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 02:57 PM
Kemba Live
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 02:50 PM
Opus Concert Cafe, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 02:40 PM
Lori's Roadhouse, West Chester, Ohio
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 02:24 PM
Austin City Limits Music Festival
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 02:14 PM
Platform, Des Moines, Iowa
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 02:05 PM
Whisky A Go-Go, Hollywood
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 01:56 PM
The Kentucky Theatre, Lexington, KY
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 01:29 PM
Together we'll find our way
by ckiphen - 09/29/22 11:21 AM
Stuart's Opera House, Nelsonville, Ohio
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 07:27 AM
The Blue Light Live, Lubbock, Texas
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 07:24 AM
Lucius Q
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 07:02 AM
The Big Stomp
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/29/22 06:39 AM
Platforms, Providence, Rhode Island
by Gary E. Andrews - 09/28/22 11:07 PM
The Crimea Cotton
by Alek - 09/28/22 04:51 PM
Top Posters
Calvin 19,853
Travis david 12,195
Kevin Emmrich 10,938
Jean Bullock 10,330
Kaley Willow 10,240
Two Singers 9,649
Joice Marie 9,186
Mackie H. 8,991
glynda 8,683
Mike Dunbar 8,574
Tricia Baker 8,318
couchgrouch 8,070
Colin Ward 7,909
Corey 7,357
Vicarn 6,811
Mark Kaufman 6,588
Wyman Lloyd 6,578
ben willis 6,113
niteshift 5,827
Lynn Orloff 5,788
Louis 5,725
Linda Sings 5,608
KimberlyinNC 5,210
Neil Cotton 4,909
Derek Hines 4,893
DonnaMarilyn 4,667
Blake Hill 4,528
Bob Cushing 4,389
Roy Cooper 4,268
Fdemetrio 4,260
Bill Osofsky 4,199
Tom Shea 4,195
Cindy Miller 4,178
TamsNumber4 4,130
nightengale 4,096
MFB III 4,048
Caroline 3,865
beechnut79 3,845
Kolstad 3,844
E Swartz 3,730
Dan Sullivan 3,710
Dottie 3,427
Sunset Poet 3,416
joewatt 3,411
Bill Cooper 3,279
John Hoffman 3,199
Skip Johnson 3,027
Pam Hurley 3,007
Terry G 3,005
PopTodd 2,890
Harriet Ames 2,870
Nigel Quin 2,868
MidniteBob 2,761
Nelson 2,616
Tom Tracy 2,558
Polly Hager 2,526
Jerry Jakala 2,524
Al Alvarez 2,499
Eric Thome 2,448
Hummingbird 2,401
Stan Loh 2,263
Sam Wilson 2,246
Judy Hollier 2,232
Wendy D 2,226
JAPOV 2,203
Erica Ellis 2,202
TrumanCoyote 2,096
Marty Helly 2,041
maccharles 2,014
DukeWill 1,988
floyd jane 1,985
Clint Anglin 1,904
cindyrella 1,888
David Wright 1,866
Clairejeanne 1,851
Cindy LaRosa 1,824
Ronald Boyt 1,675
Iggy 1,652
Noel Downs 1,633
Rick Heenan 1,608
Cal 1,574
GocartMoz 1,559
Jack Swain 1,554
Pete Larsen 1,537
Ann Tygart 1,529
Tom Breshers 1,487
RogerS 1,473
Tom Franz 1,473
Chuck Crowe 1,441
Ralph Blight 1,440
Rick Norton 1,429
Kenneth Cade 1,429
bholt 1,411
Letha Allen 1,409
in2piano 1,404
Stan Simons 1,402
mattbanx 1,384
Deej56 1,383
Jen Shaner 1,373
Charlie Wong 1,347
KevinP 1,324
Vondelle 1,316
Tom W. 1,313
Jan Petter 1,301
scottandrew 1,294
Gerry 1,268
DakLander 1,265
lane1777 1,260
PeteG 1,242
Ian Ferrin 1,235
Glen King 1,214
IdeaGuy 1,209
AaronAuthier 1,177
summeoyo 1,174
Diane Ewing 1,158
IronKnee 1,155
joro 1,082
BobbyJoe 1,075
S.DEE 1,040
yann 1,037
Tony A 1,016
9ne 1,015
argo 986
peaden 984
90 dB 964
Wolvman 960
ckiphen 926
Jak Kelly 912
krtinberg 890
Drifter 886
Petra 883
RJC 845
Brenda152 840
Nadia 829
ant 798
Juan 797
TKO 784
Dayson 781
frahmes 781
teletwang 762
Andy K 750
Andy Kemp 741
tbryson 737
Jackie444 731
3daveyO3 704
Dixie 701
Irwin 697
Joy Boy 695
Knute 686
Lee Arten 678
Moosesong 668
Pat Hardy 667
Katziis 652
R.T.MOORE 638
quality 637
CG King 622
douglas 621
Mel 614
R&M 612
NaomiSue 601
Shandy 589
Ria 587
TAMERA64 583
qbaum 570
nitepiano 566
pRISCILLA 556
Tink2 553
musica 539
deanbell 528
RobertK 527
BonzaiWag 523
Roderic 522
BB Wilbur 513
goodfolks 499
Zeek 487
Stu 486
Steve P. 481
KathyW 462
allenb 459
MaxG 458
Philjo 454
fanito 448
trush48 448
dmk 442
Rob L 439
arealrush 437
DGR 436
avweek 435
Stephen D 433
Emmy 431
marquez 422
kit 419
Softkrome 417
kyrksongs 415
RRon 408
Laura G. 407
VNORTH 407
Debra 407
eb 406
cuebald 399
EdPerrone 399
Dannyk1 395
Hobart 395
Davyboy49 393
VNORTH2 390
Smile 389
GJShades 387
Ezt 384
tone 380
Marla 380
Ann_F 379
iggyiggy 378
coalminer 377
java 374
Alek 371
spidey 371
sweetsong 370
danny 367
Jim Ryan 360
papaG 353
Z - man 350
JamesDF5 348
John K 348
Jaden 344
ddreuter 341
TheBaz 340
Steggy 339
leif 339
tonedeaf 336
rickwork 334
Eddie Ray 332
Johnboy 328
Bob Lever 328
Helicon1 327
lucian 326
Muskie 321
kc 319
Z. Mulls 318
ptondreau 313
ONOFFON 312
Chris B. 310
trush 304
ed323 297
Ellen M 294
markus-ky 292
lizzorn 291
nicnac49 290
Char 286
ktunes 285
mastrose 280
pammie 279
Top Likes Received
JAPOV 14
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 45
B
Serious Contributor
OP Offline
Serious Contributor
B
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 45
While we are still basking in the glow of a really successful night I thought I would post parts of an email I received from Boxcar Nancy's John Raido. He's got the right idea. Comments with a * and in parenthesis are from me for this post. Read on .....
------------------------------------------------------
Busterman,
thanks again for being a part of last night's show!

everyone involved were such a friendly (and talented) bunch of people, i couldn't have hoped for a better time!

we definitely have to do more shows together...

i'm hoping to expand this circle of musicians over he next few months...

like i've said time and time again, there's no music scene happening around here at all and, i really think we can get one going...

last night was the second show i put together so far and it definitely appears as though we can create our own happenings, one gig at a time!

*(We all need to be doing this. Not just the coordinators of JPF! If evey band started to put together nights like this we'd be swamped with gigs and fans)*

i've just gotten so tired of how competitive some bands can be when you share a bill and, its so much more fulfilling to get together with other, like-minded people that wanna play in a friendlyatmosphere...

definitely keep in touch with joe beets and lazlo,dunno if you had a chance to chat with him but, he's another great guy!

*(Lazlo is from www.blowupradio.com and he promotes show among other things. Joe Beets was the soundman and he books bands for the bar. You need to be very friendly and nice to these kind of people, not only because they are great people but because they can help you with your goals!)*

if we all keep on surrounding ourselves with positive people (like last
night), we'll enjoy playing out more and more and, as you know, if the bands are having a great time, the great times will spread to the audiences fortunate enough to be a part of it!

as i organize more nights like last night, i'm planning on expanding by
bringing new bands into the fold...

these things are definitely gonna pick up momentum as we do them more
often!

i'm gonna do another one at the underpass in june and i'm thinking you,
the cucumbers, jim, and adding another band in i already have one i
met last night!

i'm sure we can squeeze another act in!

as we play together more often, i'd really like to do some more sitting
in on each other's sets as well (like the way deena sang with us and i
played harp with them)

next time we'll have to work something out with our bands getting up
there together as well!

the idea of doing a last waltz/ rolling thunder review type of thing
has been my goal all along...

it feels really satisfying to see the seeds finally being sown!

oh yea, joe beets and jim both asked me how i found busterman...

told them i'd been emailing you and, you had such a great attitude that
i knew you'd fit in!

my band and all of our friends really dug you guys!

thanks again!
peace
john

*(I think this email illustrates how this whole thing can and does work. Below, is my response to him with more ideas on the subject.)

Hey John!
Thanks for the pics. I agree with all of that. As much as I really love The Underpass, I also think it is important that we spread this idea around to other venues. Perhaps we can experiment with a club that is now doing coverbands and has a built in crowd. I figure if we offer to play for free or if there is usually a cover at the door, we could just take that. If we can prove a successful night like the other night we'll have a new venue and lots of new people to hear us. If we can maintain the built in crowd they already have we will be able to ask to get paid well too. With that in mind, I have some connections that we are going to work to that end. We'll see.

Peace, Love & God Bless,

Anthony
www.bustermanproductions.com

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 45
B
Serious Contributor
OP Offline
Serious Contributor
B
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 45


Link Copied to Clipboard
Support Just Plain Folks

We would like to keep the membership in Just Plain Folks FREE! Your donation helps support the many programs we offer including Road Trips and the Music Awards.


Newest Members
Sixth_Sense, kieranmartin6223, idadalton, cecileemusic, uwehuber1988
21,364 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums116
Topics122,786
Posts1,149,292
Members21,364
Most Online37,523
Jan 25th, 2020
Just Plain Quotes
"If you are stuck in your musical composing, be unreasonable. Change your environment. If you are stuck in your lyrical efforts, instead of forcing the same old words out, force yourself to do unreasonable things." -Brian Austin Whitney
Today's Birthdays
Steve Cooke (55)
Popular Topics(Views)
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5