Copied from the DPR mailing list: Music on the CCB Plaza
ployntabs at embarqmail.com
Tue Sep 9 13:08:43 EDT 2008
As crowds become more scarce in the clubs, the bands and venues wait
until the last moment for someone to show. Now shows start so late that
most of the folks who used to attend are home in bed. You guys are
getting old. We need a geriatric club with bands that start at eight and
are done by ten. Then cream of wheat.
Kevin Slater wrote:
> Growing up going to lots of shows I always found that if a show was
> listed as starting at 9:30 then 99% of the time it wouldn't REALLY
> start until 10:30. With 2 opening bands (usually) this would mean
> that the headliner (who generally I was most interested in seeing)
> wasn't even going to go on until 12:30 at the earliest. I lived my
> life showing up at venues at 11 and generally not missing anything.
> At age 14 I didn't mind getting home at 3 am and having to go to
> school the next morning. At age 33 I can't seem to function any more
> past 11.
> I have noticed that around here things are a little different and I
> generally show up when a show is scheduled to begin (if not a little
> On Sep 9, 2008, at 11:33 AM, local506 at gmail.com wrote:
>>> Oh yeah: when they say 5:30, they mean it.
>> Why does this continuously have to be explained when it comes to rocks
>> shows? Movie theatres, television stations and just about every other
>> business operates on specific times, why are music outlets supposedly
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