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Re: Show Promotion

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  • butterbust
    Captain, I did not mean to come across as gruff or caustic, but I take this stuff seriously. I know that you understand the pitfalls and triumphs of the
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 9, 2002
      Captain,

      I did not mean to come across as gruff or caustic, but I take
      this stuff seriously. I know that you understand the pitfalls and
      triumphs of the situation since you are in a working band.

      Looking forward to SGS and hopefuly some shows in the area of
      NYC. See you there.





      --- In academyofanvil@y..., captain2man <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > Howie,
      >
      > I apologize if I made it sound like my diatribe on flyering had to
      do
      > directly with your show.
      >
      > Naturally.....I have no idea how you promoted that
      > show.....naturally, as a fellow Academy member - I take you at your
      > word.....and - yes - sometimes it seems like no matter how much
      > promotion you do, the show turnout is still weak.
      >
      > Really......what I meant to say regarding promotion of shows was
      > really just in a general sense. I don't think people realize how
      > much work it takes to get the word out about a show. It's tough
      > business......and I really do commend you on all you've done with
      > that place.
      >
      > Sorry if I offended you.....it wasn't my intention.
      >
      > Thanks for straightening me out!
      >
      > - jeff
      >
      >
      > --- In academyofanvil@y..., butterbust <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > > Captain,
      > >
      > > Without getting too bent out of shape, the shows at Castle
      > > Heights were very heavily promoted in print media and flyers. The
      > > flyers were distributed at the normal locales (local record
      shops,
      > > local clubs, internet mailing list). The public can be fickle.
      > >
      > > It is unfortunate that the shows were not more successful.
      I
      > > have been doing three or four shows a month for the last four
      > years,
      > > and my track record has been pretty good. Every once in a while
      you
      > > take a hit.
      > >
      > > I just felt the need to say something. I love ANVIL and
      metal
      > in
      > > general, and doing my part to help quality rock n roll get across
      > is
      > > my main concern. I am not trying to start a dialogue, I just
      wanted
      > > to make the point that I promoted those shows to the best of my
      > > ability at the time.
      > >
      > > All the best, Howie (buterbust)
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