Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

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Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Caravan Ray » Sun Jan 19, 2014 12:22 am

Is it time to look at this?

I have a shed load of Qantas frequent flier points and time on my hands. I would be a potential starter for a weekend stateside. Left hand side of the continent is obviously my preference - but open to alternatives

Surely Viva Songfight Vegas is overdue?
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Postby Lunkhead » Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:35 am

West coast sounds good to me, of course, but I think there may have been some rumbling about D.C. also ... ?
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby RangerDenni » Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:14 pm

VEGAS!!! yes! :)
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Niveous » Wed Jan 22, 2014 10:50 am

Hmmm. Why do we only plan one big concert a year? We have Songfighters all over the world. Why not do more than one big live show in a year and give people more options to appear?
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby jb » Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:35 pm

Well Niv, there's always "Song Fight Presents" if you'd like to run one. But as for the big "event" it seems all we can really do to get everyone together once per year.

That said-- I now live in Washington DC and would be interested in possibly hosting this year, if there is interest. I believe the East Coast is due, and it certainly can't be said that there's nothing to do here. ;)

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Postby Niveous » Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:41 pm

If it's happening in DC, I'm definitely in.
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby fluffy » Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:32 pm

DC's ai'ght.
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Tyler Zahnke » Thu Jan 23, 2014 12:45 am

I know this kind of sounds biased toward my home state (and city), and it might be. But Michigan is a place where things are coming to. Art Prize is a huge national art competition (like an art fight, but much more professionally run than Song Fight, lol, I'm not really dissing Song Fight), and it's in the city of Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids is a growing city, and it is what many people mean when they speak of "West Michigan." I will probably have to find a venue, but GR is da bomb! Song Fight! Grand and Rapid! There's never been a Michigan Song Fight music festival; not even Detroit! Even if you think GR is still a tiny place no matter what anybody else says, at least we should go for Detroit, but GR is best. Go, Michigan!
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Caravan Ray » Thu Jan 23, 2014 1:58 am

Songfight Washington: DC & JB
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Tyler Zahnke » Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:16 am

Even though I'd personally prefer Grand Rapids, let me say this for those who want it in the United States capital. If it will be in DC, we can call it Fight for Freedom.
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Caravan Ray » Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:44 am

Songfight DC: Hooks and Crooks
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby fluffy » Thu Jan 23, 2014 10:13 am

Tyler Zahnke wrote:Even though I'd personally prefer Grand Rapids, let me say this for those who want it in the United States capital. If it will be in DC, we can call it Fight for Freedom.

Are you proposing that you'd run the show? Or is there someone else in Grand Rapids to take on that task? It's a LOT of work, and you need to know a lot about getting a venue set up and live performance gear and so on.

As far as a show title, there's a particular format that every single main show (aside from the first one) has followed.

Also, I'm pretty sure that the people who want it in the capital can speak for themselves.
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Postby Niveous » Thu Jan 23, 2014 10:50 am

Caravan Ray wrote:Songfight DC: Hooks and Crooks


I had the exact same thought.
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Tyler Zahnke » Thu Jan 23, 2014 4:40 pm

I would like to host an event like that, but that's my only problem; I don't think I know enough about hosting events. Maybe a little info, and I'll be organizing the Song Fight Music Festival in no time!
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby fluffy » Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:32 pm

Tyler Zahnke wrote:I would like to host an event like that, but that's my only problem

I disagree.
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

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Songfight DC: Politicians and Compositions
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Caravan Ray » Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:36 am

Songfight DC: the Smithsonian and Rivendale Ronian
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Albatross » Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:34 pm

Songfight DC: Shysters and Hipsters
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby jack » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:37 pm

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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Tyler Zahnke » Wed Jan 29, 2014 8:46 pm

Song Fight: Spuds and Duds.
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Spud » Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:42 pm

Irrefutable Rule No. 1: You must have attended a Song Fight! Live to host a Song Fight! Live.
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Re: Songfight Live 2014 venue selection

Postby Tyler Zahnke » Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:08 am

What's the rule about suggesting a location and asking people if they want to host? Do I have to have attended for that?

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