December 31st, 2008
Good morning everyone!
And welcome to the last few hours of 2008. It's about 4am on the east coast and I should be sleeping....but I'm sending this final email of 2008 to you guys and recalling everything that happened! (Eh, sleep is overrated, right?) Honestly, where has this year gone??? At first we start off playing the west coast for the first time, then the next thing I know we're about to close out the year with a bang by playing New Year's Eve in the Big Apple - New York City! It has certainly been a fantastic year all around, though, and it wouldn't have been possible without you guys coming out to the show and supporting LoCash throughout the year. Even though I'm just the fiddle/mandolin player (and IT guru) for them, it has me speechless with all that you have done. So from the bottom of my heart, thank you for everything.
As many of you know, I normally send out an email Christmas Eve or Christmas Day (depending on how much I slack off) with Christmas greetings. Unfortunately there were some computer and mailing list issues that prevented that from going out. Thankfully, though, I got it fixed just in time for the new year. However, if you checked the website, you were able to find Christmas greetings and cheer on there...in the form of website snow (cheesy...but cool) and festive wallpaper! If you haven't seen it yet, then what are you waiting for - check it out! I sincerely hope that you were to spend time with family and friends during the holiday season and didn't let the hustle and bustle of commercialism get you down. While getting and receiving presents is nice, never forget the true meaning of Christmas and thank God for the gifts that he has given you.
By now it's about 4:30pm and in just 17.5 hours, we will be hitting the stage (and the airwaves) @ 10pm LIVE from Fox News Plaza in wonderful New York City! If you can't be there in person (and I don't blame you for not venturing into that insane crowd) you can watch it from the comfort of your own home on Fox News Channel. Now, don't be confused, this isn't the regular Fox network, it is Fox News. From what I understand, we will be playing LIVE from 10pm to 11pm then they will air a pre-recorded snipped between 12am and 1am. So be sure to set your VCR...er...DVR's to RECORD because this is probably one of the biggest (if not THE biggest) show we ever have done. Not to mention we will probably be asking you for a copy. :-P So be sure to tune in!
Finally, the 2009 touring schedule is posted on the web and will probably be growing every day! That means you should check back often.
I hope you all have a great new year's celebration, whether it's out with friends or in the coziness of your own home.
See you down the road,