What a weekend, 3 gigs in 2 days! Thanks to everyone who came out to see our “unofficial” shows. I especially appreciate the kids in “Delivery Service“, the band from California, that stuck around for my set at Austin’s Pizza. They were so enthusiastic!
I lost my voice after Saturday night’s show at The Owl in Elgin, but miraculously it came back stronger than ever for our show at G&S Lounge. Thanks to Al Gill of The Footnotes for being so loud!
Until our next gig: March 16 and 17th – Antone’s Records SXSW (alt.) show, showtime is 2:00 both days!.
So I’ve been hitting this new band /CD/ get gigs thing pretty hard for over a year now. I guess my body told me to take some time off as I had a pretty bad cold this week! Anyway, here’s some photos to keep you busy while I’m healing…
Our first appearance at the legendary Threadgill’s Old #1 was a smashing success! Great room and staff. Woot Talley, Dave Fore, and Ronn Roberts tore it up! We were joined by Amy and Julie Crow for a rocking rendition of our new song “White Wine”. Fabulous audience! Stay tuned, we will be back.
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Support live music! Come to our Jan 19th show at El Mercado Backstage!
My friends showed up in numbers for my CD Release Party. Thank you all! That was my first real show as “David Fore and Friends”. So, the challenge is to get folks to come out for this second gig this Jan 19th at El Mercado Backstage. If they are kind enough to show up, I’ll most likely get more shows there, and it’s a great place to play! So come see Woot Talley, Ronn Roberts and myself Jan 19th, and help support my new band and local music! Larry Seaman and his band are also on the bill! You may know Larry as an artist, or your may remember his band in the ’80’s “The Standing Waves.” Larry’s band now features Chris Bailey, Marty Hobrastch, and Lisa Gammache.
I expected many folks would have Thanksgiving activities, and would miss the show. Despite that, the show was extra special! Great crowd, most of whom had the CD, so there were some “sing a longs”! All of my family were there, along with some Bubble Puppy, and some Eggmen! My band played better than ever, and I had a great night singing. I was able to get the meanings of the songs across, and my voice was behaving and doing what I told it to! And thanks to the Fabulous Jacks!
Listen to “The History of Bacon”and buy tracks!
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Thus begins this journey inside the mind of David Fore. Prepare yourself – it’s a unique place to be.
David’s “taste of fame” began as an original member of Bubble Puppy of “Hot Smoke and Sassafras” fame, a record which hit #14 on the national US charts in 1969, and his drumming for that band gained him entrance into the Austin Chronicle’s Hall of Fame.
After Bubble Puppy, David’s band D-Day enjoyed #1 status on DJ Rodney Bingenheimer’s Rodney on the Rock show on KROQ in Los Angeles with “Too Young To Date,” which David co-wrote. This led to a trip to England resulting in the 1983 release of the band’s eponymous LP on A&M Records. His subsequent work with The Eggmen has garnered him 11 wins in the “Best Cover Band” category of the Chronicle’s music poll, where he consistently lands in the Top 5 of the “Best Drummer” category.
Although drumming is his madness, Dave has always played the guitar as well. But he didn’t get really serious about making music on six strings until 2017, when the muses unexpectedly chose to shine their lights on him, and ten songs mysteriously appeared in his previously drum-centric brain. Seriously. These songs just showed up. What songwriter wouldn’t love that?
The contents of this little silver disc are the result of that unexpected creative gusher, and David decided – in typical unpredictable Fore fashion — to gather them under the collective title, The History of Bacon. Because why not?