New Jam in Allen Tx

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  1. MikeS

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    As some of you know, Griff held a workshop this week here in Allen, tx. I arranged for us to jam at a local bar after the workshop. Well, the bar has agreed to let me host a weekly jam!
    So if you are within driving distance of Allen, please come out to The Cajun Place ( 190 E Stacy Rd #1320, Allen, TX 75002)
    and jam on Tuesday night. A full backline will be provided.
    We will be playing 7-10 pm so it's not a late night.
    Be sure to come early and have a meal with us.

    I forgot to include a link to the FB event...
    https://www.facebook.com/events/756972754720112/
     
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    Last night I held my second (and last until the fall) jam at The Cajun Place in Allen.

    It went over really well. everyone from the manager to the bartenders made it a point to come to me and tell me how good it sounded!
    Even some of the players told me how, when they go to jams/open mics, they more often than not come away disappointed because of the awful sound and how they were over the moon about this jam!

    Since summer is a VERY slow time for this place, the owner ( who I haven't met ) doesn't want to do any more jams for now, but it sounds like they may want us back in the fall. I may go back and pitch a lower price for the summer and see where that leads, so stay tuned... (See what I did there???)
    Special thanks to George Aubry for making it out.
     
  3. DaveKeltner

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    Mike, I just saw this, I'm in Rowlett, not too far away, I want in for the next jam. keep us posted
     
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    I'll try to remember to post it here, but your best bet is to like and follow my FB page
    http://Facebook.com/MikeSdfw
     
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    am now following you Mike
     
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    Thanks for setting up and communicating this jam Mike ! I plan to join one or more of the weeks this fall and look forward to playing with you and the other jammers.
     
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    Since the "House band " that I brought in enjoyed the place so much, they have okayed me to renegotiate the price to a lower point.
    I communicated that to the manager and he spoke with the owner so I should have an answer on Monday.
    We COULD start up again as early as 8/13!
     
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    Sorry to say the early start isn't happening. Still have my fingers crossed for the fall.
     
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    Well, they have pushed the Blues Jam back another month, so the earliest it will be is Oct 8. They said the will know for sure mid September.
     
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  10. snarf

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    Thanks for the update, Mike! I was thinking today that I needed to get on FB to see if you had posted anything about it. I don't think I've been on there since we messaged about it several weeks ago.
     
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    Is my cousin-in-law Chris involved in this caper?
     
  12. MikeS

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    Well, If they hadn't told me that they decided not to move forward with it, I'm sure he would have been.
    I haven't seen in in a while.
     
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