Where next? Please give us an Input.

Posted by: Davy B

Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sat, 25 Jun 2005 09:30:00

Hey all, where do I start? Well, as many of you know an have tracked...... this band was born on, and developed on, this very website.... Cheers Cerise wink We have played a few gigs to a few of the regulars in such exotic places as Edinburgh and Crewe. BUT!!! We need more stimulation than that!! What we need is, a venue which is central to most people, we don't mind bringing the show to you guys.... So, what we are looking for is a commitment from you all, and i mean every REGULAR on here to get together for an official Ultravox! Voxgate.. We are committed, Cerise, as always, is committed, are you? All we want is a few more of the regulars to say, yes, i'll be there and we can get together and have one of those nights that we can say ..... Let's do this more often.... I don't know why we waited so long....... and basically see and meet the imaginary faces we talk to on this site. So, in short, we are willing to play for you guys.........You name the place...... and we all chip in and see what we come up with. I an prepared to coordinate...... Cerise, are you up for a partnership?

Who knows, Warren even said He'd jam with us if he ever had the chance, so he may even come to an event which was supported by you beautiful people.

Speak soon..... Davy
Posted by: Mrs. X

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sat, 25 Jun 2005 12:08:00

Come here!!!! excited

OK, not much of a place, and it's a long, long way, but still...why not? laugh I still do plan on seeing your guys in England sometime, but this could be a lovely change for you...as long as you don't come in the winter! wink

Mrs. X
Posted by: u-vox

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sat, 25 Jun 2005 15:07:00

What about Frankfurt? ;-)

I really would like to come and take part but itīs not possible for me to come to England (job, family,.....).
Posted by: LaptopRockers

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sat, 25 Jun 2005 16:49:00

Davy,

I would quietly suggest Newcastle upon Tyne, England as a possible venue. It has a number of significant advantages :

1) It's just south of the border!
2) It has a big, vibrant music scene
3) It has excellent travel links - main east coast rail line, an international airport, a good underground system ("The Metro")
4) An excellent range of city centre hotels
5) A huge student population
6) Excellent gigging venues "Trillians", Mayfair/Arena "Rock Club", Bridge Hotel etc
7) Newcastle is now a serious 'party' town.
8) I might be able to get a couple of plugs on the local radio station, Radio Newcastle.

We last gigged in Newcastle in 2001 and the response was excellent. We billed the gig as "The spirit of Ultravox for the new millenium" or some such hyperbolic bollocks. The venue was packed out with around one hundred people. More were queuing on the stairs. Most were new faces, not just friends turning up.

Infection Music would be happy to publicise the gig, print up and distribute flyers, arrange PA and hotel accommodation. Skin Mechanix would be happy to play support.

How does that sound?

Best wishes
David Hughes
http://www.infectionmusic.co.uk
Posted by: Mike C

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sat, 25 Jun 2005 19:10:00

Quote:
Originally posted by InfectionMusic:
Davy,
I would quietly suggest Newcastle upon Tyne, England as a possible venue.
Davy - I'll second IM's suggestion. Quite a vibrant city and loads of venues to play. It would be great to see you boys here. smile
Posted by: Cerise

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sat, 25 Jun 2005 20:26:00

Great idea, Davy! Yep, sure we could hop on a plane to Newcastle (won't be driving I think, it's about 7 hours!). Late summer good for us, except for a week in Aug from Sat 13th to Sat 20th.

I presume we're thinking a weekend..?

Can certainly advertise it in EV mailout (around 4000 people), in News section, on home page, and a new thread can be set up in the Voxgates section of the forum. Happy to sell tickets through the site too via PayPal and send the dosh on to you (as we do with sales of the Messengers album to Danny).

After the event (or even DURING, if I can get a wireless connection) we could post up photos to the Media Archive. Sounds files of the show too, if you fancy. laugh

Davy - re your email, yes, we can certainly invite the band - but I'm pretty sure that none of them would come, for fear of bumping into the others (and Chris is REALLY shy about meeting people these days). Danny and Colin might come, though - Danny, are you guys up for it? smile
Posted by: LaptopRockers

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Mon, 27 Jun 2005 02:19:00

Hello,

If you're trying to arrange a gig in Newcastle then you should seriously aim for late in October/early November. This is so that you catch the student population when they're still learning about the City, trying out new venues and not swotting for exams. Don't leave it too late either. Most of them have blow they're available cash by the start of December.

Aim for one of the big student venues near the City Centre or Quayside since access to these areas is aided by excellent travel facilities and some astounding pubs. You need to look at somewhere like The Bridge Hotel or Trillians.

Also, aim for a Friday or Saturday night since this is when the city goes potty. Thursday is usually pretty slow because everyone is gearing up for the weekend. Sunday is pretty dead because most punters will be semi-comatose from the previous evenings.

Hope this helps.

Cheers
David
http://www.infectionmusic.co.uk
Posted by: Oesterreicher II

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Mon, 27 Jun 2005 18:38:00

I get a sad implication that maybe gigs further South speculated at for July might not be happening, then? Shame, but I'll try to make it wherever! Good Luck!
Posted by: Chappie

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Mon, 27 Jun 2005 18:46:00

Anywhere's fine by me! Just get 'em sorted
Posted by: Lavaocean

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Mon, 27 Jun 2005 19:33:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Chappie:
Anywhere's fine by me! Just get 'em sorted
Same here! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" />

The budget planning will have to include the taxi costs for Mr. Thomson though. And the coat.

biglaugh
Posted by: Sleepwalker

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Mon, 27 Jun 2005 19:44:00

Watch it ya daft Spanish tart! biglaugh wink

Thank you for taking care of the Canadian tart & no i didnt fall for your dirty double act! :p

Getting back on topic...as Dave says..we'll play anywhere...(within reason...Tara! eek biglaugh )
Posted by: Lavaocean

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Mon, 27 Jun 2005 20:07:00

Hey, you saatanan mulkku, if you don't wash your mouth, I'll import the smell of fish to your very island - and you now know what that means.

lmao lmao lmao

(And: yes, you did!!! mwhahahahahaaaaa)

Back to the topic: August would be excellent, of course (Tara - would this still suit you flightwise?).

Does everybody know about your press folder including Ari's DVD ?! This could help find a club sooner (schnell, schnell!). wink
Posted by: Danny Mitchell

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Mon, 27 Jun 2005 20:16:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Cerise:
Great idea, Davy!............Danny and Colin might come, though - Danny, are you guys up for it? smile
I concur Davy, another Monument gig would go down very nicely.
Posted by: alles klar

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Tue, 28 Jun 2005 11:00:00

Guys, if you can provide sufficient advance notice then I'll be there (need time to learn the language laugh )
Posted by: LaptopRockers

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Tue, 28 Jun 2005 17:36:00

Quote:
Originally posted by alles klar:
Guys, if you can provide sufficient advance notice then I'll be there (need time to learn the language laugh )
I strongly recommend any of Scott Dobson's books in the "Larn yersel Geordie" series. smile

Why-ai-man, canny-hinny-pet, like, ya na.

Ahem.

David
http://www.infectionmusic.co.uk
Posted by: Chappie

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Tue, 28 Jun 2005 17:53:00

Or you could just catch the re-runs of Auf Weidersehen, Pet on UK Gold. Learn Geordie and have a laugh at the same time! nervouslaugh
Posted by: Lavaocean

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Tue, 28 Jun 2005 18:14:00

Oh!!! So it's not a referrence to the tonloads of Finish expressions that have been used with regards to UV and the EV forum "lately"...

Because if that were the case, Thomas, you would have no need to worry - you'd be surprised about how much you learn in 5 days...

biglaugh
Posted by: pip

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Wed, 29 Jun 2005 02:19:00

sleepy - sorry to miss you all in spain! If you've got a bit more publicity material available now we can try again with our venue/venues here, I think (poster from Crewe? any reviews? photos?) as I don't think I was able to furnish them with enough information last time....
pip
xxx
Posted by: Nils

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Wed, 29 Jun 2005 03:43:00

Heyho!
What about northern Germany? E.g. Hamburg or Bremen. There are some Forum members here. And Sly suggested a voxgate in Germany. So what do You think?
Posted by: Mrs. X

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Wed, 29 Jun 2005 04:20:00

I was really hoping for a gig here in Canada! And, as Winnipeg is in the centre of the North American continent, it would (hopefully) serve as a perfect place for all on this side of the world who would like to see them, to go.

I might be able to find a venue, too. laugh

Mrs. X
Posted by: Sleepwalker

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Wed, 29 Jun 2005 23:24:00

There's no way we could play in Canada, not unless we had a large money tree out the back in order for us to crate up the gear then fly it out to CA (along with us lot!) & then there's the work permits we'd have to apply for etc etc etc....! nervouslaugh

I'm sorry m'dear Mrs X, nice thought though wink
Posted by: Mrs. X

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Thu, 30 Jun 2005 00:44:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Sleepwalker:
There's no way we could play in Canada, not unless we had a large money tree out the back in order for us to crate up the gear then fly it out to CA (along with us lot!) & then there's the work permits we'd have to apply for etc etc etc....! nervouslaugh

I'm sorry m'dear Mrs X, nice thought though wink
Ah well, can't blame a girl for trying. wink Thanks anyway, though, Sleepy. laugh

Mrs. X
Posted by: Nils

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Thu, 30 Jun 2005 01:27:00

Okay, but what about Germany?
Or Helsinki perhaps, as You have great fans there!! smile
Posted by: Sleepwalker

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Thu, 30 Jun 2005 22:12:00

Like we've said before, we play almost anywhere as long as we're not out of pocket wink
Posted by: Flip Martian

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Fri, 01 Jul 2005 00:57:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Sleepwalker:
Like we've said before, we play almost anywhere as long as we're not out of pocket wink
That's Scots for you...

Nope, no good - Si, you deliver these lines better than me, you do it...

biglaugh
Posted by: Mike_L

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Fri, 01 Jul 2005 01:28:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Flip Martian:
That's Scots for you...
Cheeky blighter.... eek I'd sort you out if I didn't have a sore neck.... excited
Posted by: Flip Martian

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Fri, 01 Jul 2005 03:10:00

lmao lmao lmao lmao lmao
Posted by: Davy B

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Fri, 01 Jul 2005 07:47:00

So would I if I didnt have to pay for the transport.

Davy confused2 biglaugh
Posted by: Sleepwalker

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Fri, 01 Jul 2005 20:30:00

Yip, us Scots are quite a clever bunch of fellows ye ken, we invented the TV, Telephone, Tunnocks tea cakes etc etc etc wink

It was the Scots that accidently invented copper wire due to two Dundonians fighting over a one penny piece! nervouslaugh eek shock
Posted by: sassy

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sat, 02 Jul 2005 00:19:00

How does Lechworth, Hertordshire sound either August 19th or 26th? Need to talk to you boys about it.

Will need definate ticket sales for this gig though, so I hope forum members are willing to come out and give you guys the support. Both dates are on a Friday so it isnt a school night which should make things easier for folk. wink laugh
Posted by: Lavaocean

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Tue, 12 Jul 2005 23:46:00

So... any news on this front?

And when is photoshooting day? Ye need a prrromo photo, och away.

AE'M WATCHING YE, RIGHT!

biglaugh biglaugh biglaugh
Posted by: Mrs. X

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Wed, 13 Jul 2005 01:26:00

OK, how about something mid-October - November-ish? laugh

Mrs. X
Posted by: Chappie

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Wed, 13 Jul 2005 01:36:00

I think i speak for most people on this forum when I say we would love to see Monument before October. Come on ladies and gentlemen of the Forum - give these guys some support, they are playing our music. We need to get them gigging soon.

Let's show them all we care, the sooner they start seeing our support the sooner they'll start playing more often - I hope.
Posted by: Oesterreicher II

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Wed, 13 Jul 2005 01:57:00

Letchworth's great, the dates can be made great. You could even put "near Knebworth" on the flyers to give it even more rock flavour!
Posted by: Mrs. X

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Wed, 13 Jul 2005 02:09:00

Quote:
Originally posted by Chappie:
I think i speak for most people on this forum when I say we would love to see Monument before October.
I only suggested that because that's when I'll be there, and I wouldn't mind seeing them sometime...but OK...

It would be great if they got gigs between now and then though! Keep them busy. laugh

Mrs. X
Posted by: sassy

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sun, 17 Jul 2005 23:08:00

MONUMENT coming to a city near you...August 26/27, 2005 for sure...stay tuned details to follow shortly
Posted by: Mike_L

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Thu, 28 Jul 2005 01:02:00

Cheshunt ?
wink
Posted by: Mrs. X

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Thu, 28 Jul 2005 05:02:00

Nooooooo!!! Not yet!!! :p wink biglaugh

Mrs. X
Posted by: Engel

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sat, 13 Aug 2005 17:15:00

Come to Nottingham??
theres heaps of venues here !!!!! excited
Posted by: sassy

Re: Where next? Please give us an Input. - Sat, 13 Aug 2005 20:29:00

Engel, I am sure if you were to help the guys find a venue they would be happy to play there.