Posted: Jun 9, 2012 11:03 am
This is what happens when the first band doesn't show until 11-ish.
When the first band doesn't show until 11-ish, they become the second (or third band) or they don't get to play at all.
When the first band finally arrives and you realize that they are a two piece whose equipment takes up absolutely no space whatsoever, then why not have your band get shit set up so you can immediately get things going more smoothly?
technical difficulties during our set did not help.
if first band is going to graciously lend you an amp, but it's not a very super high quality amp, then why spend like 10 minutes "perfecting" the tone? why jabber in between every single song?
if you are the one telling all your friends about how awesome The Hussy are, why not take one for the team and have your local band headline so that the hussy can play earlier and to more people?
dude, I am not trying to be a huge dick... in fact, on a different night I probably would have greatly enjoyed your jams. I was already having a terribly shitty day. Came to the show with my wife's co-worker who ended up being extremely uncool company and he bailed 2 songs into the vignettes' set. Was also having my space invaded by that awful fratty foursome-in-the-works at the bar. Hey, I've set up shows where I had to be up super early the next morning, and felt heart broken when the touring band plays to no one in the middle of the night. It sucked ass, even when I *was* a spring chicken. But there are ways to be on the ball and attempt to improve the situation for yourself and for your paying customers.