On Friday, The REOFFENDERS played at Crazy Apple supported by Hailing Star and Silent Mob. Both bands played brilliantly... I found it quite humbling seeing so much talent in musicians aged only 14-17!!!
We didn't have the biggest of audiences (perhaps the weather or post Xmas credit cards had an influence?) but we played for almost two hours to an appreciative, if a bit sparse, audience. We left out a lot of the sillier stuff. They didn't quite seem a Britney Spears type audience, although the world exploded during Nellie the Elephant! ;-)
We had a home gig at the Longbrooke in Exeter on Saturday. There were a lot of 'known' bands playing in the area so I reckon we did quite well to get the audience that we did. Lots of familiar faces, cheers guys! There was a group of ladies at a table in the middle of the pub, dressed very smartly, looking like unlikely moshpit candidates. But there they were, pogoing for all they were worth. Gave me a big smile, that did!
Dirt Devil Dave did great on both nights. Throwing him into a 1 hr 45min set for his first gig was perhaps a bit tiring and a baptism of fire, but he survived to tell the tale. Well done David :-D
p.s. the night was blighted by Bev having her purse nicked. If anyone knows anything about it, please either contact Bev on facebook/myspace or speak to the Longbrooke staff. Thanks