GHENT: meetups, nametags & lanyards ...

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Re: GHENT: meetups, nametags & lanyards ...

Postby surrender » Fri Aug 03, 2012 7:35 pm

Dear Maarten, almighty and omnipresent,
how could I doubt your abilities?!?

...I know you can't forgive me
but forgive me anyhow...

My best wishes for Madison,
hope you can get some sleep,
safe journey home,
see you soon, Jarmila
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Postby pe swijngedouw » Sat Aug 04, 2012 2:52 am

dear maarten & surrender
thanks for your support ; this truly is the most beautiful bunch of people, i ever met.
see you soon in ghent
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Re: GHENT: meetups, nametags & lanyards ...

Postby Maarten » Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:30 pm

From GreenHouse Talent (Belgian promotor)
Venue Ghent.JPG
Also: no umbrellas will be allowed at the concert (blocking the view of the person behind you), so make sure you bring along a (famous blue) raincoat...

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Postby Mabeanie1 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:21 pm

Thanks for posting the plan Maarten. It looks from this as if the whole of the square will be blocked off for the concert this time and we will have to take a different route from de Gruut to the concert? Last time I think most of us approached the square via Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat. This is now marked as an exit only so I guess we will have to go "round the block" to approach from St Amandplein? Also, does that mean that we won't be able to sit at the cafe in the square to listen to the soundcheck? Hmm.

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Postby Maarten » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:10 pm

Mabeanie1 wrote:Thanks for posting the plan Maarten. It looks from this as if the whole of the square will be blocked off for the concert this time and we will have to take a different route from de Gruut to the concert? Last time I think most of us approached the square via Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat. This is now marked as an exit only so I guess we will have to go "round the block" to approach from St Amandplein? Also, does that mean that we won't be able to sit at the cafe in the square to listen to the soundcheck? Hmm.

Wendy
Wendy,
Yes, my thoughts exactly. I will go and see the local promotor tomorrow and ask about this. Last year there were 3 entrances/exits and they have limited that to 1 entrance now (which I believe they also did for the 2 Prince concerts last year. I went to one of the Prince concerts, but can't recall the setup exactly...).

Going round the block to get to the entrance isn't much of a walk, so that's no problem at all. My only concern is indeed whether they have closed the entire Square to the public, cafes included... Perhaps someone who's been there already can comment on this?

Will keep you posted,
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Postby BEATRIZ SALLES » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:23 pm

Welcome home Maarten!
Hope you had a great time in Madison.
Thank you for your concerns about us even jet-lagged! :D
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Ghent on Tuesday - who will be there??

Postby victoriaplum » Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:49 pm

It's a mere 3 days away! I can't wait! Who else will be at the LC concert in Ghent on Tuesday? I arrive in Belgium on Monday - so excited!
Weather says it might rain a bit, but the temperature is not so bad: http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2797656 Let's hope the rain does not appear after all, as is so often the case.
Hope to see some people dancing, smiling and singing on Tuesday! :)
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Postby victoriaplum » Sat Aug 11, 2012 3:00 pm

Ah yes - much better place.
I need to peruse the threads properly to find out where the meet up is on Tuesday :)

edit to add: all info found - hopefully see some of you there at the meet up place!
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Re: GHENT: meetups, nametags & lanyards ...

Postby joyezekiel » Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:41 pm

Maarten wrote:From GreenHouse Talent (Belgian promotor)
Venue Ghent.JPG
Also: no umbrellas will be allowed at the concert (blocking the view of the person behind you), so make sure you bring along a (famous blue) raincoat...
Alas, I left my famous blue raincoat in Texas (really couldn't believe I'd need it)..... our love will keep us warm!!!!

Joy xxx
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Postby majmunka » Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:29 am

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GHENT: meetups, nametags & lanyards ...

Postby regensburg » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:13 pm

Dear Maarten, thank you for everything that you are doing for us, it is amazing and I hope we meet in the US on some of the concerts and I can thank you in person. You are the greatest.
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Postby jonesy » Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:34 pm

Hi Everyone!

Very much looking forward to meeting up with you all on Wednesday!

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Postby ScottM » Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:17 pm

Just a quick post to say thanks for a really enjoyable event both pre & post concert on Sunday. Maarten & his helpers particularly. (Great souvenirs by the way).
Other than a fantastic concert, we (The Tipsy Wife & I) had a great time meeting up with friends old & new.
Particularly Gerry & family; Anne; Angela & Deborah:Willy &Wybe;Mandy & Gwen (Thanks for the Keep Calm... badges) & everyone else we met.
It all made for a great time.
Lovely surprise when Sharon & The Webb Sisters turned up at the De Gruut. Didnt speak to Sharon, but Charlie & Hattie were charming.
The De Gruut beer also left a lasting impression! We left around 3.30am when many of you were still going strong.
Once again, thanks to everyone and hope to meet up along the road again.

Regards,

Scott & Helen
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Postby tina » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:26 pm

I'm back in Germany and I can't wait to see Leonard Cohen (and you all guys ;-)) this Saturday!
Thank you Maarten for all the information and the work you have done!

See you on Saturday!
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Postby Wybe » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:45 pm

Thank you Maarten for all your work for the fans in Gent.

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