Our band is changing our name

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  1. DanRH

    DanRH Old guy, getting younger

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    Not an easy thing since we feel we’ve been working hard of this project sine 2013. The DrD Band will be changing it’s name. We really don’t have a following unlike my Tom Petty band who packs them in.

    We’ve always been a 70’s band and we feel our name reflects no meaning. The band is blazing! BUT we’re having a tough time competing with tribute bands.

    So we’re going to rebrand ourselves as a 70’s tribute band. It’s time... every one in the band doesn’t want to call it quits. We actually are excited about making a definite shift in creating a show rather than just six schlubs playing on stage.

    Onward!
     
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  2. dtk

    dtk DFO Master

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    I think you hit it on the head with 'creating a show'...with so much competition for people's time and money I think you've gotta create an event/happening.
     
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    repete This one goes to eleven

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    What's the new name?
    I would LOVE to change the name of our band - after 3 years we have a steady line up of gigs at several clubs and we're seeing
    familiar faces at shows but I'm out numbered on a change....
     
  4. DanRH

    DanRH Old guy, getting younger

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    Still deciding but we’ve got some great ideas! Stay tuned!
     
  5. swarfrat

    swarfrat tympanus laqueus XV

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    No Seatbelts? Candy Cigarettes?
     
  6. Trommeslager

    Trommeslager Member

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    Is your new name as good as:

    The Scooby Doobies?

    New England Dan and the Big River Band?

    Coop and the DeVilles?

    Thunder Island Band?
     
  7. tommykat1

    tommykat1 DFO Master

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    Great idea Dan!

    Okay, some more cuckoo names:

    The Carpel Tunnelers
    Mort Certaine and the Tomb Dwellers
     
  8. Paradiddle

    Paradiddle DFO Veteran

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    Make sure you search Urban Dictionary BEFORE you name the band.
     
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  9. DrummerJustLikeDad

    DrummerJustLikeDad That's Me, The Silent Son

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  10. Mongrel

    Mongrel Very well Known Member

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    Oh come on guys....everyone knows the new name should be.....

    SABIAN!
     
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  11. blueshadow

    blueshadow Just Shuffling along Staff Member Moderator

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    wish we'd change the name on one of my bands. It started as a one off Halloween show and the band name was sortof a joke at the time "Saddle Sores" now 2 years later the band is going strong and we are getting some pretty good gigs but would be hard to change the name now.
     
  12. drummertom

    drummertom DFO Veteran

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    Good luck on the change, Dan. Always a tough process for any band I've been in, struggling with it now.
     
  13. VintageUSA

    VintageUSA Very well Known Member

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    Older guy in SF ?

    How about:

    Dementia Next
     
  14. swarfrat

    swarfrat tympanus laqueus XV

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    Urban Dictionary? That's probably what you should be perusing for band name ideas. It's a time honored tradition.
     
  15. tdcrjeff

    tdcrjeff Very well Known Member

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    Hop DFO Veteran

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    How about saddle "soars" instead of sores???
     
  17. paul

    paul DFO Veteran

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    If you have a reputation, fan base, and steady supply of gigs, why would you want to change the name?
     

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