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Showcase (PERFORMERS) Miller's Grille DownUnder (Lafayette)

SHOWCASE at Millier's Grille Downunder -- Repeats every 2nd and 4th Wed. of each month.

This SHOWCASE is announced as TWO different meetups: one for the performers--which will have 5 performers slots available and the second meetup which is for an "AUDIENCE" of our meetup members to come out and watch the show and cheer on our fellow performers -- with an unlimited number of RSVPs available for that one, of course.

NOTE: I Decided to limit the Showcase to 5 people for the summer at least, since it seems to be slowing down and people don't stay much past 9/9:30 usually.

Once the 5 performers have been solidified --I will email each of you with your time slots and ask that you let me know if there are any NECESSARY required time slot changes, which I will try to accommodate. Also I will need a sound person or two to volunteer for the night, and will probably need extra mics and stands as last time.... so speak up, if you can do either of those. THANKS!

Structure/format "rule": In order to give everyone who has not YET played a chance to perform at this event -- if there are people on the WL who have not yet performed at Miller's, they will get priority over others on the WL. AND -- those who have just performed the previous time, should NOT sign up for the following showcase, but are welcome to sign up as many times as you wish in the future -- just not 2 weeks in a row. I think this seems the best way to make it fair for everyone from the meetup group who wishes to perform at this event to get a chance.

I plan to post 2 showcase events at a time, for each month -- after the last showcase in that month occurred.

Note on timing for the slots: I will try to keep an eye on the 30 minutes, so everyone gets their fair amount of time to perform (but won't always be perfect :-( )-- and I will try to keep everyone's time roughly set to 30 minutes total so we don't go much over 9:30pm at the end -- esp. since this is a week night. There can sometimes be up to 5 minutes of setup time involved, esp. when there is more than one person doing a set -- so I guess it would be good to factor that in, if you are having multiple people perform with you.

One Last Note:  If people want to stay and hang out for awhile afterwards to jam, that is always fun too! and since it's getting warmer, it will be nice to be out on the patio to do that as well -- if it is not full of patrons at that time (which at 9:30 on Wed. night, I doubt it will be).





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  • Cathy K.

    Since we have these extra 2 slots, I've signed myself up and Wysh and others and I can play a few songs each, maybe and then do a small "performance jam" with whomever would like.

    June 26, 2013

  • aloysius

    I'll do some songs once everyone else goes home...

    June 26, 2013

  • Dennis D.

    Not feeling well...Will have to make it another time.

    June 26, 2013

  • Lorrie J.

    so sorry - I think 9 this week is a bit too late for me.

    June 24, 2013

  • Dennis D.

    Cathy, I'll do the 8:30 spot

    June 24, 2013

  • Karel (dr. Z.

    FYI: Someone at Miller's gave us a headsup today that downstairs will be closed during summer; the music events will be either upstairs or the patio until the weather gets colder again.

    June 15, 2013

    • Karel (dr. Z.

      Oh, and thanks for the compliments on our blog - it was a lot of work :-) Greece, Netherlands and Iceland still to come - and I'm sure we'll write about our upcoming Paris trip as well.

      June 16, 2013

    • Cathy K.

      WOW, You both are quite the world travelers!! What a great lifestyle to be able to enjoy :) ! See you when you get back!

      June 17, 2013

  • dan h.

    I play fiddle and mandolin and would be happy to accompany anyone with these instruments. I'd just need a few days heads up on the tunes so I can work out a decent arrangement.

    May 28, 2013

    • Cathy K.

      That sounds great, Dan. Thanks for the offer. I may take you up on that at some point, and hope others will too.

      June 7, 2013

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