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Meeting The Band

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  • Started 12 years ago by TheDoctor
  • Latest reply from nefarious

  1. TheDoctor
    TheDoctor
    (143 Posts)

    Just curious on people's experiences with meeting the band.

    Posted 12 years ago #
  2. pixiechickrocks
    pixiechickrocks
    (82 Posts)

    ahh -- Britt was great. I only met him because after the show, I went to the bathroom and on my way out, he was taking pictures with fans, so I wormed my way though (which wasn't a really big crowd). I'm assuming the rest of the band was on the bus -- because Britt was the only one outside.

    pixiechickrocks
    Posted 12 years ago #
  3. I am Huckster
    I am Huckster
    (47 Posts)

    I met them after summerfest last summer in Milwaukee. Everybody was really nice, and signed autographs. Britt and Jim were really cool. This was the week before the new album came out, and we were talking to him about it. He told us we could just download it online for free. I did, I would have felt guilty had I not already pre-ordered the cd. Jim tracked down a sharpie so we could get autographs, because I forgot. Everybody was really cool.

    Posted 12 years ago #
  4. wantsarevolution
    wantsarevolution
    (144 Posts)

    Met em at Bonnaroo, but it was just a short, go-through-the-line, get-a-picture-if-you-can-be-quick-about-it affair. Still, I got a picture with Britt and my Gimme Fiction tote bag and Kill the Moonlight CD signed. I still have a Newbury Comics sticker on the dash of my car upon which Rob wrote, "Bonnaroo hot az ball" (sic).

    Posted 12 years ago #
  5. TheDoctor
    TheDoctor
    (143 Posts)

    I met them too at summerfest and in minneapolis. Jim and Britt summerfest, Rob and Eric Minneapolis plus Britt. Very nice guys.

    Posted 12 years ago #
  6. nefarious
    nefarious
    (129 Posts)

    I said "Hi" very briefly to Britt in Houston after a show, which doesn't really count, and then at Treasure Island last year, we saw him to the left of the stage talking to fans, which was awesome (he was the only musician to do that, which shows you how awesome he is...) but I was too close to the stage, so I missed out on my own hand-shaking experience. So I guess I have nothing really to add... 8O

    Posted 12 years ago #
  7. janikphoto
    janikphoto
    (34 Posts)

    I met them at Jim's studio for a photo shoot a few years back. VERY nice guys. Then, coming home from ACL Fest last year, we saw Britt in line at Southwest Airlines. He was busy then, so we just waved and my wife said, "favorite band ever!" He nodded and went back to his business stuff.

    Posted 12 years ago #
  8. wantsarevolution
    wantsarevolution
    (144 Posts)

    Haha. They're still flying Southwest eh? Funny when a band of their caliber is putting up with cattle-call seating.

    Posted 12 years ago #
  9. Mamma Tell Me
    Mamma Tell Me
    (39 Posts)

    Jet blue is where it is at.

    Posted 12 years ago #
  10. janikphoto
    janikphoto
    (34 Posts)

    southwest is cheap and quick. two things you need when running a business, and spoon is a business, too. I thought it was very smart.

    Posted 12 years ago #
  11. wantsarevolution
    wantsarevolution
    (144 Posts)

    Most definitely, just not very rock star, y'know? 8)

    Posted 12 years ago #
  12. Mamma Tell Me
    Mamma Tell Me
    (39 Posts)

    Jetblue is commercial, but they offer the most leg room in COACH.

    UHAUHAUHAUHA

    Posted 12 years ago #
  13. Vittorio_E
    Vittorio_E
    (39 Posts)

    I saw Rob after a show in Hollywood and said something like "you rock." Kind of an understatement, really...

    Posted 12 years ago #
  14. million
    million
    (2 Posts)

    I met them at fuji rock festival in Japan. I acted like an idiot but everyone was really nice, especially Jim. He tried to buy me an icecream :P
    Thanks spoon for coming back. Hope to see them again in Tokyo!

    Posted 12 years ago #
  15. monkfishblues
    monkfishblues
    (250 Posts)

    Tried to buy you an ice cream? When Jim Eno offers to buy you ice cream, YOU SAY "Yes, please!!". :)

    Posted 12 years ago #
  16. TheDoctor
    TheDoctor
    (143 Posts)

    Yeah no kidding you snatch that gravy when he offers you a cone!

    Posted 12 years ago #
  17. nefarious
    nefarious
    (129 Posts)

    you should get a tshirt that says "Jim offered to buy me an ice cream." with a giant spoon next to it or something. :| I dunno. it sounded cool when I started typing.

    Posted 12 years ago #

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