Re: Show Promotion
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:
> I apologize if I made it sound like my diatribe on flyering had to
> 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
> > local clubs, internet mailing list). The public can be fickle.
> > It is unfortunate that the shows were not more successful.
> > have been doing three or four shows a month for the last four
> > and my track record has been pretty good. Every once in a while
> > take a hit.
> > I just felt the need to say something. I love ANVIL and
> > general, and doing my part to help quality rock n roll get across
> > my main concern. I am not trying to start a dialogue, I just
> > to make the point that I promoted those shows to the best of my
> > ability at the time.
> > All the best, Howie (buterbust)