Nashville Meetup!

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Re: Nashville Meetup!

Postby trish » Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:24 am

Wow, looks like you all had a fab time. I really enjoyed that slideshow Arlene! And the accompanying music! Well done, I would say the venue was amazing...
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Re: Nashville Meetup!

Postby bridger15 » Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:53 pm

While transferring image files from my laptop to an external drive to make room for 2010-11 concert pictures and videos :D , I found some unprocessed files from the "night before" the Nashville concert.

As posted earlier in this thread:
Thanks to Cara (MusicCityGypsy) for organizing a great dinner meet-up. She topped off the evening by taking us to Honky Tonk Row for a rousing good time. It was quite a fun "night before".
The Honky Tonk bar was "Robert's Western World". We were lucky that one of their most popular acts was there that night, HARRY FONTANA. He was so enjoyable to watch, he was very friendly with us, he was absolutely delightful, and he is FINNISH.
Harry Fontana, a native of Helsinki, Finland, started his musical career at 7 years old. Inspired by the James Dean Movie "Rebel Without a Cause", he formed his first professional band, The Thunderbirds, at 13. His second band, formed at age 15, The Billyboy Rockers appeared at public and private venues around Helsinki until 1989 when Harry signed his first recording contract with K-Tel International and formed his new band, The Blast to the Past...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STlqrF0luFQ
Harry Fontana, Aaron, Cara .JPG
Harry Fontana, Aaron, Cara .JPG (49.94 KiB) Viewed 4584 times
Linda, DIck Straub,Ken(adian), Tony, Anne Way.JPG
Linda, DIck Straub,Ken(adian), Tony, Anne Way.JPG (28.93 KiB) Viewed 4584 times
Harry Fontana, Arlene.JPG
Harry Fontana, Arlene
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Re: Nashville Meetup!

Postby MaryB » Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:33 pm

Arlene,

These photos are totally delightful, especially at a time with much brouhaha elsewhere on this forum. Thank you for this pleasant diversion!

Warmest regards,
Mary
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