Thursday, January 20, 2005

12:55 AM

... Should be in bed by now, snuggling with the mate. One thing that is on my mind right now is the status of my Fresno band Chris Plays Guitar. The band is fine, it's the "Chris" part that is perplexing. You see, he's sorta gone AWOL from the band. He now lives and works in Modesto (yes, the "Scott Peterson / Garry Condit" Modesto), which is an hour and a half north. He move from here to there a few months back, and had every intention of staying in the band. All of us in the band understand the difficulties of having to drive a long distance to participate in band affairs. Hell, my other band is in San Diego, 348 long miles away. We are trying to be patient and have given Chris lots of leeway. But we have been trying to contact him for several days but have had no response. He's MIA. We have some $$$$$$ gigs booked in the very near future and need to know if he will be able to make practices, cause you DON'T want to sound like crap at a paying gig, or any other for that matter. I hate to think that we will have to replace him, but if he can't at least communicate with us and give us some word on his availability, well, we may have no other choice.

P.S. This is (hopefully) a link to my band.
Chris Plays Guitar

PPS. this post has been edited (Feb, 4, 2005) to correct spelling and link error.

1 comment:

Tweed said...

Hey Mike...
Just wanted to give you a little update... I am discouraged to hear the talk of replacing me, as I remember we had discussed this, and I had offered to resign if I was holding you guys back. I only recieved one phone call in those number of days you mention, that I was unable to return. PLEASE!!! just give me a call, email, whatever, before you get worried. I get messages and can usually return them within a day. And the driving thing isn't much of a matter with me. My car is still broken and I tend to work up until practice time on many nights. The reason the car is an issue is that I cant get all my equipment in the truck that I have on loan from work. (It would be unattended all day)...but I could get it in my car. I am just getting all the pieces put back together and hope you guys can continue to bear with me. I still love you. - Chris

p.s. - I think there was also a misunderstanding...I had confirmed all the $$ gigs with jason the same day everyone else did.