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Posted 15 August 2015 - 10:14 AM

I'll speak to the owner of the studio and double check dates and prices. Am I right in thinking a Saturday night is the way forward?

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Posted 15 August 2015 - 06:30 PM

I too would be interested, a quick wiz over t'hill, past the sheep, Mmm, oh and could we perhaps pay up front before the bash so as to cover costs in case circumstances stop a few attending who meant to go if there's a problem with breaking even ?
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Posted 16 August 2015 - 10:11 AM

View PostCHW, on 15 August 2015 - 10:14 AM, said:

Am I right in thinking a Saturday night is the way forward?

Wouldn't that rule quite a few of us out cos' of gigging commitments ?

Happy to pay upfront to take the risk out of it for the organiser

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Posted 16 August 2015 - 10:34 AM

The ones I have been to are usually mid morning to late afternoonish.
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Posted 16 August 2015 - 06:29 PM

A Sunday , lunch-time-ish would give me the best chance of attendance , I would support it by paying for a ticket whether I could get there or not .
When I said lower the frequency , I didn't mean only on christmas and birthdays, blue moons Preston Guilds


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Posted 18 August 2015 - 11:39 AM

View Postlurksalot, on 16 August 2015 - 06:29 PM, said:

A Sunday , lunch-time-ish would give me the best chance of attendance , I would support it by paying for a ticket whether I could get there or not .

Ditto! :)

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Posted 18 August 2015 - 12:28 PM

Yeah, a Sunday would work better for me, too...
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Posted 28 August 2015 - 09:52 AM

I'd certainly like to come along.
On the organisational side, as a noob, I think it would be best to look at how a bash works before I start to try and hold one.
That said, I can potentially provide 3 seats and boot space for a multitude of basses on a merry ride from Wirral to wherever.
Or two seats and a lot of gear if I bring the van.....

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Posted 01 September 2015 - 06:16 PM

Will this event ever happen?

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Posted 23 September 2015 - 08:25 PM

Looking forward to seeing a date finalised ? Would love to come meet some of you guys and talk all things bass :)

Would bring the ever interesting 2ohm mesa walkabout rig incase anyone wants to whitness invoulantary bowel movement inducing type frequencies ???? ;)

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Posted 12 October 2015 - 10:14 AM

I'm interested.
As mentioned, as a noob would be unsure where to start but would be happy to organise if anyone could give me some pointers.

There are plenty of reasonably priced rooms around east Manchester where I live if bringing our own munchies is doable.

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Posted 30 May 2016 - 11:56 AM

I'd go to a weekend daytime event.

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Posted 31 October 2016 - 11:35 AM

Regarding a place to go .....
there is an option by me,
I know its not Manchester, but just as an option incase someone wants to do one in the area.
its in ellesmere port, so is central for
wirral
manchester
Chester
North wales
Liverpool.
Wrexham
Northwhich

its just off the M53 by cheshire oaks ( very easy to get too)
Its got a big room with good stage, dance floor
there is a divided seating area and a bar
and i think if asked they can put on food to order
big car park,
and i think i may be able to get it for not alot of cash
( he might even let us use it free if we can get a fair few in with food)
its at the Whitby sports and social club
http://www.whitbyclub.com/

I could ask if someone else wanted to take up the organisation side ?
i could also help out by setting up a quality pa, if a band wanted to host to do bassey thingys , (not forgetting its a bass bash.)

and ideas, like..
could we do a reverb pedal and a wah pedal shoot out ?
if everyone brings theirs we could try them.

I dont really know what else to suggest to help get it going.

Edited by funkgod, 03 November 2016 - 02:24 PM.


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Posted 31 October 2016 - 09:39 PM

I still end up referring to that place as the Shell Club !

Are Sundays a good time for the room there ? if so, then I guess we just need an idea of costs and hang a date out to see who can make it .

I am not sure a full PA is needed , but its a great offer, I suppose it depends on what the objectives of the attendees is , if it is just a touchy feely mess around on as much kit as you can , then just a bit of space and a few hours is probably all thats required .
When I said lower the frequency , I didn't mean only on christmas and birthdays, blue moons Preston Guilds


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Posted 01 November 2016 - 01:36 AM

View Postlurksalot, on 31 October 2016 - 09:39 PM, said:

I still end up referring to that place as the Shell Club !

Are Sundays a good time for the room there ? if so, then I guess we just need an idea of costs and hang a date out to see who can make it .

I am not sure a full PA is needed , but its a great offer, I suppose it depends on what the objectives of the attendees is , if it is just a touchy feely mess around on as much kit as you can , then just a bit of space and a few hours is probably all thats required .

Yep, me too, I had to look up the new name as I keep forgetting it, will always be the shell club in my mind.
Sunday's, I will ask about tomorow,
The pa idea was good to go in case someone had an idea of use, or knew someone who wanted to give a talk,
Keep you posted,

Edited by funkgod, 01 November 2016 - 01:38 AM.


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Posted 02 November 2016 - 05:08 PM

Ok, I have been down there for a chat,

we can have if wanted a sunday afternoon in say feb. ( or any time)
food wise they can do a set price buffet or better still you can just order food from a menu and just pay for what you order,
Now i dont know how this works so please bear with me...

1) is it just for bass chatters ? ( in which case there may be a fee for the room if not many in.)

or

2) can this be open to public ticket sales, ? in which case they will let us have the room free if its akined to a charity.
now i have used the room a few times free raising cash for Backford hospital which is a hospital for the terminally ill,
hospice of the good shepherd, so very worthwhile,
http://www.hospiceof...hester-hospice/

so if it is "2"
then there are some local bass luthers, and also the ones you all know could get involved setting up stalls maybe, and i know one or two "very well known" bass players that might be willing to give us a chat,

As said i dont know how these things work,
and i know its not Manchester, but anyway its an option for a start.

Edited by funkgod, 03 November 2016 - 02:38 PM.


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Posted 03 November 2016 - 05:19 PM

I would be up for that , depending on dates. I went to school opposite there so would be a nice walk down memory lane !

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Posted 04 November 2016 - 01:06 PM

Well done funkgod for trying to get a grip of this.

I'm up for it, perhaps the next move is get a couple of dates that are available and put them here,
Then pick the one that most are free for.

maybe a fiver deposit paypaled to funkgod would be a good idea if you decide you're up for it ?

That way if it falls flat theres no cost to the organiser.

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Posted 04 November 2016 - 03:04 PM

Just dropping in to say I'd be interested - bit of a drive but could couple it with a trip with MrsT.
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Posted 04 November 2016 - 08:14 PM

View Postfunkgod, on 02 November 2016 - 05:08 PM, said:

Ok, I have been down there for a chat,

we can have if wanted a sunday afternoon in say feb. ( or any time)
food wise they can do a set price buffet or better still you can just order food from a menu and just pay for what you order,
Now i dont know how this works so please bear with me...

1) is it just for bass chatters ? ( in which case there may be a fee for the room if not many in.)

or

2) can this be open to public ticket sales, ? in which case they will let us have the room free if its akined to a charity.
now i have used the room a few times free raising cash for Backford hospital which is a hospital for the terminally ill,
hospice of the good shepherd, so very worthwhile,
http://www.hospiceof...hester-hospice/

so if it is "2"
then there are some local bass luthers, and also the ones you all know could get involved setting up stalls maybe, and i know one or two "very well known" bass players that might be willing to give us a chat,

As said i dont know how these things work,
and i know its not Manchester, but anyway its an option for a start.

I would have thought it just for Basschatters to be honest , If people in the next room are intrigued to see whats going on , well fair enough , but to charge a ticket you might get some random peeps demanding access to all the private kit. If we are all BC'ers , then at least there is some sort of hope that we know what we are doing if someone is trying out your precious rig :)
When I said lower the frequency , I didn't mean only on christmas and birthdays, blue moons Preston Guilds


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Posted 09 November 2016 - 02:02 PM

i'm in, close enough to me.
i'd have a spare seat if anyone wanted to car share, from Hyde near Manchester.
car is only small so would struggle with any more.

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Posted 10 November 2016 - 12:01 AM

I'd love to come, depend on public transport so would need a lift (especially if I'm going to bring my favourite toys :) ) So ribbet can I bag your spare seat please? Do you have space for two bass guitars?
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Posted 10 November 2016 - 09:37 AM

I propose the third Sunday in January. I just picked that at random and am totally open to change it, but it is a start.
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Posted 10 November 2016 - 08:31 PM

I make that the 15th , I can do that date no probs , but can the venue :)
When I said lower the frequency , I didn't mean only on christmas and birthdays, blue moons Preston Guilds


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Posted 11 November 2016 - 03:19 PM

I will check on the price of the room and times then,

if i go from say 12 to be out by 6 as i think on sundays they have bowling in there later on
is that long enough ?

al get back to you as soon as,

If i book the room, would someone else like to take over the rest of what goes on ? (as i have not a clue )

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Posted 11 November 2016 - 07:33 PM

if the rooms a go , all we need do is add our names to the list and collect the money on the day , not a problem here
If the date is a go-er I will set up a new thread and invite the masses , though I may take liberties and call it the NW bass bash as it does appear to have drifted a touch nearer Chester than Manchester !!
When I said lower the frequency , I didn't mean only on christmas and birthdays, blue moons Preston Guilds


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Posted 11 November 2016 - 08:17 PM

ok cheers kev al pop in tomorrow

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 11:59 AM

View Postjosie, on 10 November 2016 - 12:01 AM, said:

I'd love to come, depend on public transport so would need a lift (especially if I'm going to bring my favourite toys :) ) So ribbet can I bag your spare seat please? Do you have space for two bass guitars?

pm'd re spare seat.

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Posted 12 November 2016 - 02:14 PM

I've just had a word with Drew from Manchester Bass Lounge and he is prepared to try and get some of his distributers there if this is the sort of way you want to go.
So the likes of Gallien Kruger, MarkBass, Westside Distribution (Mesa Boogie, Elixir, Mono, Pedaltrain,Dunlop), Sandberg etc.
Not sure how you would feel about going down that route.
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Posted 12 November 2016 - 07:20 PM

That sounds Awesome, a great idea, superb B)
When I said lower the frequency , I didn't mean only on christmas and birthdays, blue moons Preston Guilds


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