[Bards] New "band" Project, kinda OT but some here may be interested

Baron Wylfred of Morganvayle bonz6x at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 9 14:48:48 PST 2009

Jeff says: "I'd love to help, but that's a two hour drive."

Well Jeff... THAT is what modern technology is for... if the Peeps in Medieval Times had had it... they would have used it....


Flap your lips some more and lemme know what ya wanna do... Obstacles are things that are put in the way to be overcome.... otherwise they have no purpose. I just made up that SAGE saying... make any sense to ya?

Best regards,

--- On Mon, 11/9/09, Jeffrey Clark <jmclark85 at gmail.com> wrote:

From: Jeffrey Clark <jmclark85 at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Bards] New "band" Project, kinda OT but some here may be  interested
To: "Ansteorran Bardic list" <bards at lists.ansteorra.org>
Date: Monday, November 9, 2009, 3:58 PM

I'd love to help, but that's a two hour drive.

On 11/8/09, Baron Wylfred of Morganvayle <bonz6x at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Greetings to all Ansteorran Bard types (and other foreign spies and lurkers,
> here). This post is basically OT Scadian-wise, however, some may be
> interested... so I figured I had to use all resources at my disposal, to
> spread the word, hopefully without actually being a total Spamapotamus.
> It you ever watched the Film, Shakespeare in Love, then you are probably
> familiar with this phrase... "I don't know... It's a mystery..."
> ****************************************************************************************************
> So here's the Spam... I mean the Scoop... err... the Ad... the information.
> ( :: smiles :: )
> ITZA Mystery... (working name for the band)
> NEW (mundane-ish) PROJECT:
> I am in the process now (as of November 2009) of putting together a "niche
> genre band" leaning towards a Piratey-Renaissance-Rock style and Band Image,
> similar to Blackmore’s Night.
> If you are not familiar with Blackmores Night, then follow this link to some
> You Tube Vids:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLXCeDKUkG4
> Band
> Objectives are to develop and record our own original music, AND SELL
> IT, and also develop selected "cover music" for Live Performance at
> Pirate Festivals, Renaissance Fairs, and other selected venues, (perhaps
> even some SCA Wars), etc.
> YEP! We are looking to GET PAID.
> This is NOT a "bar band" in the
> traditional sense of the word. "The Show" (approximately 90 minutes),
> is under development, and will probably consist of about 40% original
> material and 60% "covers", arranged and flavored to suit the "Band
> Image"...
> It is pretty certain that both Acoustic versions and Plugged In versions of
> the MUSIC will be developed (where practical and applicable)... for Live
> performance purposes.
> "WE" are seeking out persons who play all sorts of
> instruments, and or sing. Currently have lined up, a female lead vocal,
> a lead guitar, rhythm/bass (utility player), a keyboard player...
> Still
> looking for additional players to fill in the holes: Percussion
> (traditional hand drums and/or a full kit), pipes, flutes, fiddle,
> mandolin, and any other exotic strange weird instruments as well as
> additional singers for leads/back-ups (male/female). And yes, we may only
> "need you" for Studio Recorded Versions of Original Music, with no further
> commitment on your part, so... let us know what ya play/sing and we can
> determine a participation level.
> As for permanent players...
> 1) Please be 21 years of age or older...
> 2) Possess something beyond "beginner" playing skills... and have good
> quality stage gear.
> 3) You must also have TIME available, for rehearsals and at home practice
> time.
> 4) as well as having reliable transportation (and gas money)...
> 5) AND, you WILL have to "dress the part" for Live Performances.
> Rehearsal
> space is located in North Texas, near Gainesville, IN THE BOONIES.
> Interested parties from OKC and the hinterlands north of me... as well as
> ... UNT (Denton) or the DFW Metro and surrounding areas,
> would have to "travel" for scheduled group rehearsals, on a weekly
> basis. Group Sessions will be held on a Saturday or a Sunday (or
> sometimes both).
> Please make contact HERE, if you are interested or have any further
> questions...
> If you  wish...  YOU have permission to  pass this (email) information along
> to other persons who may be interested, but arrrrgh! not on this Bards list.
> Thanx
> Baron Wylfred...  (also known as Johnny Mutt, among other names...)
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