|Rous Unplugged - A little bit of Magic!||
Well, hello again folks, it's been a few days since I've got the site up, and now I'm almost done with getting all the photos online. I'm feeling like it's looking pretty good! Some great shots and some great videos too.
The videos will take a lot longer to get online, as there's much more editing involved in the process of turning the raw footage into decent Youtube clips. But you can rest assured that I'll prioritise getting them up online - slowly, but surely!
Also, I'll be getting some information together on how the New Alstonville Preschool is coming along. This will be uploaded over the next week or so! I'm really looking forward to being able to bring the preschool situation more into the public eye! Awesome!
Well, that's about it for today! Mim and I are already hard at work organising new talent for the next Rous Unplugged, which will be held on Friday, February 22nd. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible then!
Cheers! Simon Chate
So, it's been 24 hours since I launched the Rous Unplugged website, and I'm trying hard to organise the complete Rous Unplugged experience! I've signed up for a Google account and have just sorted out our own YouTube channel - Rous Unplugged. I'm uploading our very first video as I type! It's of Nick Weekes and myself playing our version of "I Will Follow You into the Dark" by Death Cab for Cutie. It'll be online in an hour or so!
It's mostly been going very well, unfortunately I stuffed up when signing up for the new gmail account, and used my own name - Simon Chate - and so the account was going to display my name on everything and also morph all my other gmail-based accounts together with Rous Unplugged! Annoying! So I had to delete the whole R.U. account and start again! No biggie - all good! But ... frustratingly, gmail now believes that someone else is using the firstname.lastname@example.org email address and wouldn't let me use it anymore! Rats! So our new Rous Unplugged email address is:
Once I've uploaded a few videos of our local performers onto YouTube, I'll get the videos onto the website, along with a whole bunch of photos from the various Rous Unplugged Nights. Please keep checking back often to see how the site is progressing! If you like it, leave a comment, or jump onto Facebook and do so there! It's always great to be appreciated!
Seeya ... Simon
Well hello there! Welcome to Rous Unplugged's first ever Blog entry!
It's been a wonderful experience, the Rous Unplugged journey. It was only in May, last year - 2012, that we had our first ever Rous Unplugged, and since then we've had a series of fantastic acoustic events.
The quality of the performance has uplifted and thrilled audiences since its inception and continues to be of an awesome and inspiring standard. We've had dancers, poets, dramatic acts and all sorts of musicians.
Our first Rous Unplugged for 2013 was held on Friday,January 25th, and was a resounding success, with over 100 very happy people in the audience. All performers did a fantastic job and the general level of satisfaction at the end of the night was almost palpable!
Our next Rous Unplugged will be held on Friday, February 22nd and is looking to be a good one, so please mark it in your diaries. If you're a performer and would like to be involved, please contact Simon on 0401 022 927 or Mim on 0407 983 223.
See you next time!
I'm a musician and music teacher at Alstonville High School and I've been wanting to get an acoustic event happening for some time now, and Rous Unplugged seems to be surpassing all my hopes! It's so great watching our community come together for this fantastic monthly evening of varied and excellent entertainment.