Another challenge on the horizon

Discussion in 'Gigs & Jams - Past, Present, Future' started by tommytubetone, Apr 20, 2019.

  1. tommytubetone

    tommytubetone Portage, Michigan

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    Anybody ever heard of Mick Kolassa? I never did until recently. He's a SW Michigan guy who grew up with the keyboard player in our band. He's now based in Mississippi, so he calls himself Michissippi Mick. :D He'll be playing in Sturgis MI on August 10th minus his band, so we'll be backing him up. He was playing last night in Three Rivers MI, so we all went to check out his show. Very entertaining. His guitar player is killer, so I've got some huge shoes to attempt to fill. He had some great stories to tell. He does a slow blues version of Lady Madonna. He was approached by a lady after one of his shows who requested 3 of his cd's. She was John Lennons sister. One of the cd's went to Paul McCartney, who later contacted him and told him that he liked what he did with that song. It's on Youtube if interested. So he gave us a list of 10 songs to work on. He also said he would try to get in 2 rehearsals before the show. Anyway, this one is on the list. No wonder I keep getting sidetracked from Griff's courses, but his courses made all this possible. :p
     
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  2. JestMe

    JestMe Student Of The Blues

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    Very cool story and opportunity... I hope you can get some clips!
     
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  3. MikeS

    MikeS Moderator... Another Man In Black.
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    Wow! Now you've hit the big time 3 degrees of separation from the queen.
     
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  4. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    And 'fill em' you will!!!!!(y)(y) Cool gig. Have fun.
     
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  5. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    Is that not the coolest stage background ever?????:cool::cool:
     
  6. leftymike01

    leftymike01 Blues Newbie

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    Wow Very sweet! Going to have too check out some more of his songs
    Thanks For Sharing
    Leftymike
     
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  7. arock

    arock Help! I'm a rock

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    That's awesome! You will do great!
     
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  8. jporzelius

    jporzelius Blues Newbie

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    You are livin' the dream Tommy. Nice work!
     
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  9. CaptainMoto

    CaptainMoto Blues Voyager

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    Very Cool:cool:
    You can do it!
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    CaptainMoto Blues Voyager

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    tommytubetone Portage, Michigan

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  12. MikeR

    MikeR Guitar Challenged
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    That's amazing Tommy! Hope you can get some video. We'd love to see it! Congrats!
     
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    EJG Central NJ

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    Too cool! Remember us when you hit the big time!
     
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    PapaBear Guit Fiddlier

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    tommytubetone Portage, Michigan

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    tommytubetone Portage, Michigan

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    We're going to have a practice with Mick on Friday and go live on Saturday. Should be fun. 67637045_2335428849909462_2962600382729027584_n.jpg
     
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  17. Many Moons

    Many Moons Biking+Blues=Bliss

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    Knock em dead Tommy!!!!!!!(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)
     
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  18. blackcoffeeblues

    blackcoffeeblues Student Of The Blues

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    Sounds like fun--give um a good show.
     
  19. Ted_Zeppelin

    Ted_Zeppelin Wot’s...Uh the Deal?

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    Make sure that your keyboard player gets there by noon so he can get everything setup and ready to play by 4 pm(y)(y)(y).
     
  20. cowboy

    cowboy Blues, Booze & BBQ

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    (y)(y)(y)(y)...later.

    cowboy
     
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