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    I'm in Richmond. Great place. 2 hours from the mountains, the beach, the lakes and Washington, DC. The music scene is pretty active here. Lots of clubs, especially in the Shockoe Bottom area downtown.
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    i'm not that close to you, but it sounds quite nice there
    Last edited by oaktree137; 10-06-2009 at 08:56 PM. Reason: mistook Virginia for Vermont... ha

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    I'm close..... I live in Williamsburg..

    any good music stores in Richmond with a good selection of drum products??

    I've been going to Va Beach... they have Alpha Music and Guitar Center.. they have a lot to choose from in stock....
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    Yeah we have the "Guitar Center" and "Sam Ash", but better than that we have "Just Drums" here on the southside. Shane the owner is great to deal with.

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    Well, Tom, I'm in RVA too. I'm not a drummer but I'm looking for one. I'm Siyani, lead singer of a new RVA pop rock band, Cherry Red. We had to let our drummer go recently and looking for a new one. Any chance you know a scik drummer looking for a band or that you are yourself?

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    I was born in Richmond,VA and lived there until I was about 12.
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    im n rva as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by drummer View Post
    I'm in Richmond. Great place. 2 hours from the mountains, the beach, the lakes and Washington, DC. The music scene is pretty active here. Lots of clubs, especially in the Shockoe Bottom area downtown.
    How about a picture of you, the real you, at a gig? Come on Drummer...post one of them bad boys up.

    Tex

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    Quote Originally Posted by Texdrumr View Post
    How about a picture of you, the real you, at a gig? Come on Drummer...post one of them bad boys up.

    Tex
    There is no real me. I'm a fig newton of your imagination.
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    Hey Drummer, I'm right down the interstate in Newport News. I just joined up with a new band. When we start to play shows out soon, I'll give you a shout if you want to make the trip.
    Love my Gretsch sound!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Animaldrums9585 View Post
    Hey Drummer, I'm right down the interstate in Newport News. I just joined up with a new band. When we start to play shows out soon, I'll give you a shout if you want to make the trip.
    Sounds good! I get down that way all the time, mostly to VA beach.
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    I live about an hour from Richmond. My old band rehearsed there 3 times a week last year near the baseball stadium. Lamb Of God practiced right behind us.

    I love the Richmond area. Best music scene in the state!

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    If I could live anywhere I think I would choose Roanoke, VA. We ride our motorcycles down that way every 2 years or so. Skyline drive and the Blue ridge parkway are one of my favorite places. Someday I would love to move down there. Been looking for a good job down that area for a year now.
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    http://www.redskymary.com/ NOT MY BAND, JUST A GREAT LOCAL BAND WHO SHOULD BE SOOO MUCH BIGGER IMO

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    I travel to VA a lot for work. Mostly Richmond, Newport News, Chesapeake, VA Beach, Hampton, Norfolk......all very nice areas. I'd live in any of those places given the chance.

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