'It's Christmas time, there's no need to be afraid'!
But there is! THERE IS!!
Friday night we were the band at a wedding on the top floor of a hotel with fantastic views over the city. (Sorry, no pics!)
The top floor has a balcony running it's entire circumference (I nearly typed 'circumcision' there??). And for the finale of the gig the crowd were treated to the vision of Freddie (of Mercury), complete with crown and ermine-trimmed red velvet cape, running around said balcony before entering through a window and performing a medley of Queen hits! (Oui, c'est moi, and mais non, sans pics!)
Jeezuz but I can camp it up with the best of 'em! Ya gets to a certain age and ya don'ts give a fuck no more!
Though I should warn the rest of the band before I do these stunts, the bass player nearly had a stroke! Spontaneity eh? Ya can't really plan for it. I wonder about meself sometimes, but only sometimes. Rest of the time I'm havin' the craic and makin' folk smile!
A happy bride, a happy groom, a happy wallet, ba-da-boom!
Saturday night I was booked to do one of my favourite bars (in another hotel) with Tat2 (the 2-piece outfit). But turns out they put us entertaining a Christmas party in the function room! This pissed me off 'cos they should really have booked a full band for this, cheapskates, and not only did they get us for WAY CHEAPER, but the 2 piece is more of a pub gig, and we really had to pull out all the stops to keep a dance set going for the whole night. Then again, just shows what a lad can do under pressure, and still smile and make folk laugh, and dance.
Sunday was spent with a bottle of bleach, rubber gloves and sore knees! DON'T ASK!!
I still smell like a swimming pool!
Went to visit Ma later in the evening, she also had a great night out on Friday, got home at 3A.M! (Later than me.) :¬)
Almost Monday, have a good week y'all!