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Asleep at the Wheel looking to wake up Carlsbad

There are 33 comments on the Carlsbad Current-Argus story from Aug 9, 2008, titled Asleep at the Wheel looking to wake up Carlsbad. In it, Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that:

After 37 years, there's still sleeping going on at the wheel. The multi-generational band Asleep at the Wheel, dubbed "a famed, western-swing, boogie and roots-music outfit," will perform live Thursday at the ...

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Regular Guy

Carlsbad, NM

#1 Aug 11, 2008
There are also other types of music out there to experience in concert. Wouldn't it be refreshing to see some great blues, or classic rock, or any other great music styles performed in Carlsbad? I don't know about you, but I can't eat the same food everyday. The same goes for the music I listen to. Doesn't anyone ever get tired of hearing one type of music all-the-time?
Larry the Inspector

Carlsbad, NM

#2 Aug 11, 2008
We get only what Guy Lutman likes.......go figure.
furball

Carlsbad, NM

#3 Aug 11, 2008
i just really don't like country, western, or anything like country or western sorry.
shadow

Broken Arrow, OK

#4 Aug 11, 2008
I realize they are an legendary Texas band, but I saw them at the Armadillo World Headquarters in Austin (where they played ALL OF THE TIME!), thirty years ago, & they bored me to tears.I might give them another chance tho..........
Isreal

Carlsbad, NM

#5 Aug 11, 2008
furball wrote:
i just really don't like country, western, or anything like country or western sorry.
Yes, quit expecting anything special in this town, you should move to another town.
Sorry, I'm just a Jewish bitch and wishing for more in this town!
This town used to be great in the past, BUT, not anymore! This town is a BIG JOKE!!!
DATY

Carlsbad, NM

#7 Aug 11, 2008
I didn't know there where any JB's in this town??

LOL
Fed Up

Carlsbad, NM

#8 Aug 12, 2008
Honestly I'm starting to get sick of this...would you people be happier if there were no acts coming to town?? Guy this and Guy that..oh this band sucks...why doesn't he bring in this band....blah blah blah!!! I don't see any of you out there trying to do what he does on a daily basis...stop bitching about it and go do something about it..why don't you get out there and try to book an act and then you come and tell me how easy it is!! At least he is trying to bring something positive to this town!!!
Kornback Rattler

Houston, TX

#9 Aug 12, 2008
I'm sick of all this country and western crap also. Guy truly does suck at booking bands.
Isreal

Carlsbad, NM

#10 Aug 12, 2008
Fed Up wrote:
Honestly I'm starting to get sick of this...would you people be happier if there were no acts coming to town?? Guy this and Guy that..oh this band sucks...why doesn't he bring in this band....blah blah blah!!! I don't see any of you out there trying to do what he does on a daily basis...stop bitching about it and go do something about it..why don't you get out there and try to book an act and then you come and tell me how easy it is!! At least he is trying to bring something positive to this town!!!
Yes your right, quit bitchen and do something about it! So, give me all the money you are paying someone to do this job and I will mix it up to fit everyone's needs. DUH
Larry the Inspector

Carlsbad, NM

#11 Aug 12, 2008
Isreal, your hired!
You think Guy is going to bring in some type of music he don`t like? Get real........
patio

Levelland, TX

#12 Aug 12, 2008
Isreal, you know the story...Have you folks ever wondered why Moses and the Isrealites wondered in the wilderness for 40 years....They complained about what God gave them...they weren't happy with anything, and wanted to go back to Egypt to be slaves. It was what they were used to. "IF WE COMPLAIN, WE WILL REMAIN.....IF WE PRAISE, WE WILL BE RAISED." In other words, we should find the good, and work from there...if we find fault, we either need to try to change it respectfully, or let it be..Some things just are.

“Correlation is not causation.”

Since: Jul 08

C-Bad, New Mexico

#13 Aug 12, 2008
*sigh* Yeah, it would be nice to have a not-Country band to come here, but I'm not really sure how much control Guy really has over that. I mean, what non-Country/Christian band would want to come to Carlsbad, when they could just do a show in Albe-Q and get out of this state as fast as possible.

Anyway, Asleep at the Wheel's music is truly terrifying. Yikes.
Alan

Dallas, TX

#14 Aug 12, 2008
Kornback Rattler wrote:
I'm sick of all this country and western crap also. Guy truly does suck at booking bands.
I was told he was tryin to bring in a rock band later this year.
Amethyst

Carlsbad, NM

#15 Aug 12, 2008
Kornback Rattler wrote:
I'm sick of all this country and western crap also. Guy truly does suck at booking bands.
Agree, who wants to listen to that crap. Bring on Metallica! Or even Ratt?
Patriot

Carlsbad, NM

#16 Aug 12, 2008
Amethyst wrote:
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Agree, who wants to listen to that crap. Bring on Metallica! Or even Ratt?
why do you want to bring metallica. they are sell outs. and now they want to go back the heavy metal. too much head banging ruined your mind,uncle rico.
furball

Carlsbad, NM

#17 Aug 12, 2008
talk about negative! Just because I don't like any kind of country or western music does not mean that others who like it should not enjoy it. I think that any kind of entertainment that comes to town is a good thing, it gives thoes people who like that kind of music something to do, just like I am not a metal fan anymore at least we have had some interesting groups come in for that too. Do I think Guy could do better? Sure but we all do our best and maybe these country and western acts are the best that he can get for us. Not everyone wants to coeme to Carlsbad it is out of the way and not really on any huge band circut. Not easy to attract people to a community that does not have alot to offer so at least Guy is doing what he can.
Wondering also

Levelland, TX

#18 Aug 12, 2008
It doesnt matter what band , what kind of music he brings in, no one is ever going to be happy. You all are always gonna bitch and complain about it. There is no pleasing you people in Carlsbad.
JOSEPH BEALLER

Carlsbad, NM

#19 Aug 12, 2008
Wondering also wrote:
It doesnt matter what band , what kind of music he brings in, no one is ever going to be happy. You all are always gonna bitch and complain about it. There is no pleasing you people in Carlsbad.
That's right Carlsbad people are all jerks!
Screw everyone that lives in this bun hole of America!
Kornback Rattler

Houston, TX

#20 Aug 12, 2008
Can't just one time get something other than country and western or a christian rock band. Just once.

bun hole of America?
furball

Carlsbad, NM

#21 Aug 13, 2008
ok correct me if I am wrong, but I think that the Griffeth's and their radio station and work are the ones who bring in the Christian groups to Carlsbad, then we have Guy who brings in the country music, I have seen different metal bands play in different places of Carlsbad but not the Weller. Maybe if more people would band together and have someone sponcer a group you could get a different kind of band here to play. didn't Crome in the Park have band play? it is not that we don't have groups coming to town to play we just don't advertise well or support them well.

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