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Finished last night's gig at 1, left venue at 2, home & in bed by 3. Up at 7, about to leave for today's gig (Ace Cafe Trike Show, see below)

 

Would any of you be this stupid???http://planetsmilies.net/not-tagged-smiley-16019.gif

 

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Probably.

 

There was a Christmas when I did 3 shows on a Saturday.

 

10-12 kids party. 2-5 Pensioners dinner & party, 8-2 Charity party.

 

Luckily the first 2 needed little in the way of lighting and they were all between Becton & Leyton so not too distant. Lunch was in the Log Cabin just off the Green Man roundabout.

 

Mind you, as I recall we slept well afterwards. tongue out icon

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I can't beat 3 in a row, but it's not unknown for me to do a kids' party ending at, say, 6:00, and go on to do a gig starting at 8:00. Hasn't happened recently though.

 

The times don't always work like this and it can't always be done but I've found clients can be surprisingly understanding as regards negitiating a slight move in start times, and can sometimes be persuaded to lose half an hour at the unimportant end of the event in return for a slight discount.

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The most hectic day I had was 3 years ago on New years Eve.

 

Did a kids party in the afternoon from 3-6pm

Then on to a New Years Eve gig starting at 8pm till 1am

Then on to a club gig from 4-7am

 

New years Day was fun....slept all day...missus not happy at all!!!!

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1st of december last year was hectic

12-3 kids party

4-6 kids party [one of the best ive ever did!]

7-12 50th birthday party

 

however one of the lads who regualry does work for me went and set the 50th up for me, as i couldnt of done it. i wasnt going to take the booking but it was for a friend so i thought why not?

very good day though.. slept like a baby afterwards

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When I was doing radio work in Blackpool I would do the following:

 

Finish my Friday night gig in Newcastle Upon Tyne at 02:00 on Saturday morning. Drive to Blackpool (2hr 30min drive), get to bed for 04:30, then be up at 09:00 for a 10:00am start on the radio :) I would finish my radio shift at 14:00 and be in my night bar gig at 20:00 til 01:00. Did this for about 6 months!

 

Did an all day wedding once that went from 11:00am to 18:00 then was in a bar residency at night from 20:00 to 01:00!

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Done long gigs before...setup at 18.00 or so and go on until 02.30....slept at the barn that night (friends disco)!

 

This Weekend...disco at Bath University...setup at 18.00 and on until 01.00. Did not get to sleep until 04.00 and up again for radio work 07.30 on until 12.00!

 

A bit tired now although had a nap earlier.

 

Done two gigs in one day before (twice)

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of course i would do it , i have never been to ace cafe but would like to.

gig wise i have done 3 club sets in the same evening at 3 different clubs. Done 56 hours non stop mobile gig for charity and most weddings are usualy at least 8 !

I will try anything,once!

 

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i regularly have to do a kids party or christening/communion party in the afternoon and then on to an evening party

 

but i've also been in the same boat as robbie had a morning kids party 9.00 - 12.00 then a summer fete 2.00 - 4.00 then a wedding reception 7.00 - 1.00

and followed the next day with a christening 12.00 - 5.00 and finally a fancy dress fundraiser 8.00 - 12.00

 

slept like a baby :zzz: :zzz: :zzz:

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One I remember from several years ago (before I was married)

 

Friday night club gig on the Kent coast somewhere, think it was a gate, Mar or Rams lol, finished at 2 AM, broke down on the motorway on the way home, finally got home at 6-45 AM, had breakfast, went to the day job and worked 'till 5 PM. Went home, had food and sorted out troublesome car, then off to club res from 8 'till 2AM, had a very good night, so ggod in fact that I was obliged to accompany a young lady home and entertain her, got home at 9-30 on the Sunday morning and went to bed, very tired, very happy and with a pocket full of wedge tongue out icon

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Went really well, the sun shone for most of the day & I got to play loads of stuff that wouldn't get an airing at your average wedding etc.

 

Don't know how much was raised yet, they hadn't totalled up when I left. I expect it to be a lot though, a lot of notes & pound coins went into the tins & it was the biggest turnout so far. For those of you who use MySpace some photos are on show here http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/index.cfm?...endID=227472635

 

Here's a few that aren't on MySpace, just to give you an idea.

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It got busier, we were begining to wonder if we would be able to get any more trikes in at one point.

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Better to study for one hour with the wise, than to drink wine with the foolish.

 

The opinions of Corabar Steve are not necessarily those of Corabar Ltd or any of it's subsidiary companies

 

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