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Posted 07 October 2015 - 10:33 AM

So dates have been announced but nothing else..here's the link:

http://www.londonbassguitarshow.com/

Hopefully Guy Meredith and the team will keep us apprised.

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Posted 07 October 2015 - 10:35 AM

I'll trudge along as usual... Looking forward to seeing some of the new ACGs.
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Posted 07 October 2015 - 10:43 AM

I'll be there as usual, covering the event and taking the customary million photos, plus video footage. :)

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Posted 07 October 2015 - 11:05 AM

I'll be there!!!! Hopefully this time I won't be nursing a massive nosebleed! That was a strange experience which kept me off the 'shop floor' for waaaay too long!

This time I'll do more playing and hanging out with my favourite type of people!

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Posted 07 October 2015 - 11:08 AM

Definitely heading to this. Pencilled it in early..

Time to start saving, in case the eyes fall on something I can't leave behind.
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Posted 07 October 2015 - 11:11 AM

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Here's a few moments!

Edit - oh wait this is 2014!! ha ha. I've last year's too but I won't bore you!!

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Posted 07 October 2015 - 11:27 AM

Memory's going, is it Dan? Oh dear. Part and parcel of getting old, I'm afraid. Pretty soon you'll be dribbling down yourself, taking afternoon naps and saying things like "In the olden days..." ;) Not to mention repeating yourself and losing track of what you were

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 08:17 AM

I'll be exhibiting there. Nervous. It'll be my first one as an attendee let alone as an exhibitor. Everybody at the Manson's Show was regaling me with horror stories of what it's like.

Would love to meet everybody so make a point of coming by and saying "Hi" :D
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Posted 09 October 2015 - 09:00 AM

I'll certainly be there, one or possibly two days, repping BC and catching up with a lot of lovely people! :)

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 09:49 AM

View PostChownybass, on 09 October 2015 - 08:17 AM, said:

I'll be exhibiting there. Nervous. It'll be my first one as an attendee let alone as an exhibitor. Everybody at the Manson's Show was regaling me with horror stories of what it's like.

Would love to meet everybody so make a point of coming by and saying "Hi" :D

Have you been listening to the usual whiny voices of those who bemoan the excessive slapping and high volume, and then turn their amp to 10 and slap the hell out of their bass as soon as they find an available spot at a stand?
No, the LBGS is nowhere near as bad as its detractors describe it (they may well have an agenda in doing so). It's noisy, yes, incredibly hard work, yes, exhausting, certainly. But great fun.
I will be around both days, with my cameras, and will certainly come to your stand, say hi, and take pics. Lots of 'em. :) :D :sun_bespectacled:

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 11:31 AM

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 11:49 AM

Hope to be there this year, as I'm dying to try an ACG :)
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Posted 09 October 2015 - 12:01 PM

I will be there for both days this time. Last year I did just Sunday and so missed all the Saturday masterclasses / performances. The show itself can be run through in a day, but the classes / performances are a must do for me.
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Posted 09 October 2015 - 12:52 PM

I think it was the excitement of this that gave Dood a nosebleed

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And here I am meeting Patrice Vigier, who was just a charming bloke although he looks a bit star struck here obviously

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 01:09 PM

Myself and John East will be there, building stock for it already.
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Posted 09 October 2015 - 01:14 PM

View Postskelf, on 09 October 2015 - 01:09 PM, said:

Myself and John East will be there, building stock for it already.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 01:15 PM

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 01:39 PM

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Becky! She's great -- she depped for me once, although for my band it must have been a bit like having an Aston Martin courtesy car while the Mondeo was being fixed.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 02:19 PM

Oooooo!!!! Look what I found on Facebook! :sun_bespectacled:

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 02:41 PM

View Postbluejay, on 09 October 2015 - 02:19 PM, said:

Oooooo!!!! Look what I found on Facebook! :sun_bespectacled:

I told them I wasn't able to play this year!! Better tell them

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 02:53 PM

View Postbluejay, on 09 October 2015 - 02:19 PM, said:

Oooooo!!!! Look what I found on Facebook! :sun_bespectacled:

They wouldn't be able to say that if Jaco and Mick Karn were still alive...

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 02:53 PM

I've only played fretless once!

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 02:53 PM

View PostTheGreek, on 09 October 2015 - 02:53 PM, said:

They wouldn't be able to say that if Jaco and Mick Karn were still alive...

Unless it was Jaco or Mick Karn...

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 02:56 PM

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Have you been listening to the usual whiny voices of those who bemoan the excessive slapping and high volume ...

You rang, M'Lady?
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Posted 09 October 2015 - 03:10 PM

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 03:11 PM

View PostHappy Jack, on 09 October 2015 - 02:56 PM, said:

You rang, M'Lady?

:lol: You are excused - you are usually dragged kicking and screaming to the LBGS by yours truly, and would much rather sit at home practicing...

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 04:52 PM

Michael Manring is appearing there.

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Posted 09 October 2015 - 10:22 PM

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I'll be there both days and taking slightly fewer pictures, compared to Bluejay ;) It will be my fifth one, I think. Always good fun.

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 08:41 AM

I'll be there. both days this time. It's easy to avoid any excessive slapping in the main hall by going to all the amazing performances and master classes. Which is what I intend to do, as usual. :-)

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Posted 11 October 2015 - 10:23 AM

I`ve got a gig-free wkend then at the moment, so hopefully should be able to make it.
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